Botched Drug Trial in France Raises Safety Question for Other Trials

Botched Drug Trial in France Raises Safety Question for Other Trials

In an unprecedented clinical trial disaster, six men participating in the drug trial of a painkiller were hospitalized, with one brain dead and three others with possible permanent brain damage. While investigations are under way to determine what went wrong, the botched trial in western France raises a question of safety procedures in other clinical […]

Skyrocketing Drug Costs Hit Medicare

Skyrocketing Drug Costs Hit Medicare

Some drug price increases have gotten a lot of attention (such as Daraprim’s 5,000 percent jump). But the combined effect of price hikes on numerous prescription drug costs is apparent in new data released by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Hefty price jumps on generic and brand name drugs contributed to higher […]