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Is Peanut Allergy ‘Immunotherapy’ Causing More Harm Than Good? – U.S. News & World Report

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Is Peanut Allergy ‘Immunotherapy’ Causing More Harm Than Good?  U.S. News & World Report Experimental treatment for peanut allergy increases anaphylaxis risk, study finds  CNN The Lancet: Peanut allergy oral immunotherapy increases allergic reactions, compared with avoidance or placebo  EurekAlert A Promising Peanut Allergy Treatment May Not Work So Well After All, Research… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson wins U.S. FDA approval for bladder cancer drug

FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson’s drug Balversa won U.S. approval as the first targeted therapy for advanced bladder cancer, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday. The list price of the drug, known chemically as erdafitinib,… Read More »

U.S. insulin costs per patient nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016: study

(Reuters) – The cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the United States nearly doubled over a five-year period, underscoring a national outcry over rising drug prices, according to a new analysis shared with Reuters. Insulin supplies are pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., January 18, 2019.… Read More »