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Thursday, September 21, 2023
After making a deal to free Americans held in Iran, the U.S. is looking with other countries to find ways to stop countries from making arbitrary arrests.
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Many people taking Ozempic and related drugs have reported mental health concerns. Those side effects aren't in Ozempic's instructions for use. Are the problems a coincidence or related to the drug?
Friday, September 15, 2023
The science of baby babble is surprisingly complex. And the idea that a baby exposed to two languages will be confused? Let's see what babble researchers have to say about that.
Thursday, August 31, 2023
The pharmaceutical industry has long said that any attempts to control drug prices would mean disaster for their research and development efforts. But the research doesn't back that up.
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
The government will negotiate new prices for the commonly prescribed drugs, but the cuts won't take effect until 2026. In the meantime, drugmakers are fighting the negotiations with lawsuits.
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration has approved approve the first RSV vaccine that can be given during pregnancy to protect newborn babies.
Monday, August 21, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first vaccine for expectant mothers to shield their babies from RSV.
Thursday, July 27, 2023
A tornado that ripped through a Pfizer plant in Rocky Mount, N.C., raised worries about shortages of medicines used in hospitals. The drugs include commonly used painkillers and anesthetics.
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
A tornado that tore through a Pfizer factory in North Carolina could exacerbate drug shortages. Records obtained by NPR show the plant made dozens of products, including painkillers and anesthetics.
Thursday, July 20, 2023
After years of being the world's best-selling drug, Humira faces competition from copycat versions known as biosimilars. One called Yusimry costs a $1,000 or less.
Wednesday, July 19, 2023
The arthritis drug Humira has been a blockbuster seller for more than two decades. Now, some copycats could end Humira's reign.
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
The arthritis drug Humira has been a blockbuster seller for more than two decades. Now some copycats could end Humira's reign.
Monday, July 17, 2023
Russia announced it is suspending participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative, as a key bridge linking annexed Crimea to the Russian mainland was attacked again.
Thursday, July 13, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter birth control pill. The daily oral contraceptive, called Opill, will be available without a prescription.
Monday, May 15, 2023
Children who need growth hormone to achieve their full stature are having trouble getting the medicine. A shortage has stretched months longer than expected and could last the rest of the year.
Friday, April 14, 2023
A Texas judge ruled that the Food and Drug Administration wrongly approved mifepristone in 2000 and accused it of doing a rush job. Here's what really went down.
Monday, April 10, 2023
Strep throat is more prevalent this year, and amoxicillin manufacturers didn't make enough of the antibiotic to go around.
Sunday, April 09, 2023
There's a nationwide shortage of the antibiotic amoxicillin. It is making it harder for doctors to treat strep throat.
Saturday, April 08, 2023
Future access to the abortion drug mifepristone is called into question following competing rulings from federal judges in Texas and Washington State.
Thursday, April 06, 2023
The drug had been fast-tracked for approval under the agency's accelerated approval program, and has been available for more than a decade, despite the drugmaker's failure to prove that it works.