Medicare Will Continue to Pay for Avastin

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said Medicare will continue paying for Avastin for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer, despite a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel’s recommendation to withdraw …

This Isn’t Your Mother’s Bayer Aspirin

The name Bayer has become highly recognizable, if you’re in the market for aspirin — and you’re about 60. That’s because the company has been so successful at marketing the drug for the prevention of heart attack and stroke in …

FDA Approves the First New Lupus Drug in 50 Years

[Post updated March 10] For the first time in half a century, lupus sufferers have a new drug that could help control their disease, and it’s the first medication that works directly on the immune cells responsible for the …

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