Category: Drug Manufacturers

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Smallpox

July 25th, 2018
On Friday, July 13, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first drug to treat smallpox. Smallpox Treatment TPOXX is a small-molecule antiviral treatment. Until now, smallpox treatment consisted of managing symptoms and trea… more »

White House Devises Plan to Combat Opioid Crisis

March 28th, 2018
The Trump administration is finalizing a plan to combat the opioid crisis. National Crisis President Trump made an announcement in New Hampshire on March 20, 2018, regarding plans to battle to the opioid crisis. He called for broadening education and… more »

Health in the News: Diet Pills and Supplements May Hurt Your Kidneys

July 16th, 2014
The safest and most effective way to lose weight permanently is to eat less and exercise more, but Americans seem to crave rapid results. As a consequence, diet pills are a big business for drug manufacturers. Some however, are very unsafe and have been… more »

The Fight Over Pay-to-Delay

April 3rd, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday, March 25, 2013, in a case worth billions of dollars to pharmaceutical companies and American consumers alike. The Issue at Hand The issue before the Supreme Court is whether brand-name drug manufacture… more »