Clashing visions for the March for Science are muddying the event’s message, biomedical funding cuts do not put America first, and a rule restricting research on human embryos needs a revamp.
Acting on a request from three influential U.S. senators, the government’s accountability arm confirmed that it will investigate potential abuses of the Orphan Drug Act.
President Trump’s spending plan — running into opposition from Republicans and Democrats alike — would cut about 20 percent of the roughly $30 billion budget of the U.S. medical research agency.
Two of the women mistakenly thought they were participating in a clinical trial, as the procedure was advertised on a government-run clinical trial website.
Scott Gottlieb, nominated to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has deep ties to industry, and has worn many other hats in his career.
Telehealth services may boost access to care, but they don’t save money, according to a new study.
Scientists recognize women’s contributions, ‘autism’ can be a strike against a person awaiting organ transplant, and stunning science snapshots show cells, squid and sections of the brain.
Building on weeks of mounting pressure to address high prescription drug prices, three influential U.S. senators have asked the government’s accountability arm to probe the orphan drug program for potential misuse.
At least 83 percent of the United States’ largest patient advocacy groups take contributions from the drug industry, and not all of them are transparent about it.
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