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Cummings to reveal witnesses for drug pricing hearing

Pharmaceutical companies contend that the high rebates they pay to pharmacy benefit managers ... to do so — whether the drug is for cancer related pain, or diabetes, or addiction,” said Walid Gellad, ... read more

South Africa: National Cancer Drug Shortage May Last Until October

A deadly national cancer drug shortage ... they may not work for everyone. Both Rich and oncology pharmacist Carien van der Merwe say that switching patients from betanoid to prednisone is tricky. Van ... read more

Drug shortage crisis puts public health at risk

I’ve seen this happen while working in a hospital in the ... All of this can lead to errors. Pharmacy purchasers may need to obtain medications in different concentrations during a drug shortage. This ... read more

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Critical Shortage of Children's Leukemia Drug

Medication used to treat the most common form of childhood leukemia is in short supply, adding to the largest nationwide shortage ... fluid of cancer patients to prevent the spread and recurrence of t... read more


Five Questions: Dean of ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy tells all

Favorite qualities in a person: Sense of humor, integrity and work ... drugs to treat cancer. Dr. Nick Hagemeier, director of research for ETSU’s Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Trea... read more

The U.S. has a drug shortage -- and people are dying

“I think we’re at a point that some hospitals and doctors may not have what they need to treat a patient,” said Erin Fox, a professor in pharmacotherapy at the University of Utah and a leading expert ... read more

FDA Recall of Heart Meds Grows Due to Cancer Risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded its list of recalled drugs commonly used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure because they contain a possible cancer-causing ... our ... read more

Drug Shortage in the U.S. May Pose Deadly Problem for Patients

“I think we’re at a point that some hospitals and doctors may not have what they need to treat a patient,” said Erin Fox, a professor in pharmacotherapy at the University of Utah and a leading expert ... read more

Pharmacy on demand: New, portable system can be configured to produce different drugs

or to prevent a drug shortage caused by a manufacturing plant shutdown, the researchers say. "Think of this as the emergency backup for pharmaceutical manufacturing," says Allan Myerson, an MIT profes... read more

U of M study warns a dangerous opioid combination is becoming more common

Greg Rhee, an assistant professor in the school's College of Pharmacy, said the findings were concerning. He urged doctors to avoid prescribing both drugs and ... as heart disease and cancer." The Cen... read more

St. Louis pharmacists set up training program in South Africa

The St. Louis College of Pharmacy received an $80,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. President ... system running in a really difficult situation with drug shor... read more

Nova Scotia’s top pharmacist says the role is becoming key to solving the province’s health-care troubles

Article Continued Below Ogilvie said that in his role as an adjunct professor at Dalhousie’s College of Pharmacy, he makes a point to emphasize ... She said he always took the time to explain the long ... read more



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