Alexandria Real Estate Equities: Is This Stock a Buy?

It’s not just tech companies that can trace their roots back to a garage. According to co-founder Joel Marcus, Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:ARE) — a real estate investment trust specializing in life sciences laboratory and office space — got its start in a garage, too. Since its founding in 1994, Alexandria Real Estate has grown into […]

Medtronic reports promising results with new blood-pressure therapy

Medtronic reports promising results with new blood-pressure therapy

Patients who received a Medtronic interventional treatment for hypertension while staying on their blood-pressure pills saw noticeably better results than with a placebo, new results from a small study show. Medtronic is hotly pursuing a blood-pressure reduction therapy known as “renal denervation,” which involves inserting a narrow device into the arteries that lead to the […]

'Right to Try' is way better than just wait to die

'Right to Try' is way better than just wait to die

By Joan Lappin The U.S Congress finally took steps to end one of the most perplexing ethical dilemmas facing people with terminal diseases: How to gain access to an experimental drug that might be your last chance at life if you are terminally ill? The Right to Try Act, written by Sens. Ron Johnson, […]

"Right to try" bill passes, but will it help terminally ill patients?

"Right to try" bill passes, but will it help terminally ill patients?

Morten Wendelbo is a lecturer at the Bush School of Government and Public Service and a research fellow at the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at Texas A&M University; Timothy Callaghan is an assistant professor at Texas A&M University Health Science Center. After a year in which President Donald Trump devoted much of his health policy attention to […]

FDA Finalizes Guidance on Developing Anthrax Treatments

FDA Finalizes Guidance on Developing Anthrax Treatments

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday finalized guidance on developing drugs to protect against inhalation anthrax.   The guidance finalizes a draft released in 2016 and has been updated to revise the indication of prophylaxis of inhalation anthrax to cover both the pre- and post-exposure settings.   The indication now reads “to […]

The New Federal Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices

The New Federal Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices

On Friday, May 11, 2018, President Trump vowed to fix “the injustice of high drug prices” by announcing the “Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices” (the Blueprint)1 to address the following challenges: 1.Excessively high drug prices 2.Seniors and government programs overpaying for drugs 3.High out-of-pocket costs for consumers 4.Lack of transparency in drug pricing 5.Free-riding by […]

Congress approves letting terminal patients 'right to try' experimental drugs

Congress approves letting terminal patients 'right to try' experimental drugs

Alan Fram, Associated Press Published 10:54 p.m. ET May 22, 2018 House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) questions Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt during an Environment Subcommittee hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill.(Photo: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images) WASHINGTON — A bill helping people with deadly diseases try […]

Global Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Strategic Business Report, 2018: Approvals & Clinical Studies, Product Launches …

Global Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Strategic Business Report, 2018: Approvals & Clinical Studies, Product Launches …

May 23, 2018 06:35 ET | Source: Research and Markets Dublin, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Prostate Cancer Therapeutics – Global Strategic Business Report” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts […]

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