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A scientist who won the Nobel Prize for revolutionizing how we treat cancer says young scientists shouldn’t set out to cure the disease
Jim Allison changed how we treat cancer today. But when he started off his scientific career decades ago, he was focused elsewhere.
Bernie Sanders slams ‘polite f-u’ letters sent by generic drug companies as ‘clearly illegal’ and calls for an investigation
The responses "were at best, grossly misleading, and at worst, false statements to Congress," Sanders and Rep. Elijah Cummings said.
We took the two-day, $1,300 ‘biotech for dummies’ class where healthcare executives, HR managers, and investors catch up on science for th...
At a recent class, a room of buttoned-up professionals from some of the world's biggest companies were mashing up strawberries and giggling.
The US just approved a $2.1 million treatment for a devastating disease. It’s the most expensive drug in the world.
The treatment, called Zolgensma, should last longer than a typical drug. It also has a much higher price tag.
The doctor who helped create a skin-care line for Amazon just started a new website to take on drug companies that charge $2,000 for common creams
Prescriptions to treat acne, burns, and growths can cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars. A new website will sell them for $24 to $60.
A drugmaker is accused of using free Las Vegas trips, fancy dinners, spa treatments, and Starbucks gift cards to bribe doctors to sell more of its exp...
Acthar cost as much as $150,000 per patient, while a cheaper alternative was as little as $800. The drugmaker is accused of turning to bribes to sell its drug.
Doctors used a cutting-edge medical technique called gene therapy to treat 10 babies born with the disease. The biotech that helped saw its stock surge.
Outrage over the cost of the life-saving drug insulin has drugmakers scrambling, but Congress and the public demand a price cut
Critics call the new programs "PR stunts,"and say drug companies should just lower their prices.
Seven top pharma executives said they support the idea of lower drug prices, but had conditions before they would commit to doing so.
These powerful but little-known companies that have been blamed for high drug prices are now coming out of the shadows for a congressional interrogati...
The US has a high drug prices problem. These obscure but powerful companies will now face some tough questions on Capitol Hill.