Tag: FDA

EpiPen Pricing Controversy Reveals Ignorance about Market Competition »

Increased competition is the remedy to skyrocketing drug prices.

FDA Issues First Mandatory Recall for Contaminated Food »

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a mandatory recall for Triangle Pharmanaturals, a Las Vegas-based herbal supplements company.

FDA Restricts Sale of Contraceptive Device »

The FDA released an order indicating its intent to restrict the sale of the contraceptive device Essure, the only FDA-approved nonsurgical permanent birth control method.

FDA Cracks Down on Online Eye-Exam Company »

This past October, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to Opternative, a company specializing in providing online eye-exams.

The FDA Plans to Regulate Nicotine in Cigarettes »

How likely are smokers to quit or cut back once nicotine levels decrease?

Politics Is Costing Lives by Delaying Right-to-Try Legislation »

Upon deeper inspection, it seems the conventional arguments against right-to-try come up short.

Misdiagnosing Right-to-try Laws »

Right-to-try laws only apply to terminally ill patients who have exhausted all other options.

Medical Apps: Improving Healthcare on a Global Scale »

Health apps use smartphone technology to provide medical assistance or access to medical professionals.

Want a Happier, Healthier, and More Prosperous Society? Try Freedom, Innovation and Incentives »

“I will promote freedom at all costs,” is the first line of the Draper University pledge. Draper University of Heroes is a school I created to encourage people with ideas and energy to pursue their visions through entrepreneurship and risktaking. For an entrepreneur, freedom matters most. The ability to try new things without government…
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American Patients Can Access Far More New Cancer Drugs than Others Can »

New research by scholars at the University of Pittsburgh shows that American patients have significantly better access to new cancer medicines than their peers in other developed countries: Of 45 anticancer drug indications approved in the United States between January 1, 2009, and December 31, 2013, 64% (29) were approved by the European Medicines…
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