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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 »

Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women’s birth control. FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January… Read More »