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I don’t think I had heard of it before, but it’s an alternative to adderall. I’m a little concerned my heart will explode. I am starting on 50mg tomorrow. 57 more words


Milliman Medical Index: Average Family Spends $25,000 a Year on Health Care

The new 2016 Milliman Medical Index reports the lowest annual increase rate in health care costs since it started tracking them 15 years ago — it’s now down to 4.7%.  98 more words

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Monopoly on Life - Section II

Introduction of Theory

The brand name prescription drug markets in the United States, as with all markets where the good is protected by intellectual property law and prices are not subject to controls, should function like a monopoly (see Figure 1). 880 more words


Orphan Drugs in the European Union

Rules concerning orphan drugs in the European Union are largely inspired by those concerning orphan drugs in the US. Orphan drugs in the European Union are based on and built on the same premise, namely offering support to pharmaceutical companies that manufacture drugs to treat rare diseases. 178 more words

FDA Compliance

The Water of Life

Uisge Beatha

    It was called the ‘the water of life,’ uisge beatha, an ancient tonic distilled from barley, a potent potion for all ailments, pox to palsy, colic to colds. 351 more words


Sanofi Is Shuffling Its Exec Roster Amid Continued Struggles

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi on Monday announced another executive shakeup as several of its key drug franchises continued to encounter headwinds.

The firm, best known for its diabetes and vaccines units, is making several notable changes to its executive committee, including the addition of current Sanofi Pasteur (the company’s vaccines arm) senior vice president of global commercial operations David Loew and the planned creation of a new consumer health care unit. 294 more words