Heart Failure Drugs Seen as Cost-Effective

Heart Failure Drugs Seen as Cost-Effective

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Current drug therapy for heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction is highly cost-effective and may result in cost savings, researchers found. Even in the most unfavorable situations, the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER) was less …
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FDA Drug To Treat Multiple Myeloma In Select Patients Only

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This month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Pomalyst, a new drug treatment for advanced multiple myeloma. Multiple myeloma is a rare type of blood cancer that affects approximately 21,700 Americans, according to the National Cancer …
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Long prison term possible for man who failed at drug treatment

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LOCKPORT – A Niagara Falls man could be sentenced to as long as 12 years in state prison after being ejected from the judicial diversion program of court-supervised drug treatment Wednesday by Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas. James W.
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Asthma drug found effective in treating chronic urticaria

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Researchers have found that a drug used to treat severe asthma, omalizumab, is effective in treating chronic urticaria. This monoclonal antibody was tested on patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria or chronic spontaneous urticaria and it was found …
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