Monthly Archives: August 2008

August 29, 2008

End-of-Life Choices a Complicated Affair

End-of-life and other critical medical decisions that arise when patients can’t make their own choices are often complex affairs, new research shows. They typically take into account family wishes and even physician preferences, knowledge and authority. (HealthDay)

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Posted in End of Life, News

August 29, 2008

Amgen Alters Anemia Drug Discounts

Amgen is halting some pricing practices that critics say were contributing to overuse of its flagship anemia drug Aranesp at a time of mounting concerns about the product’s safety. Amgen confirmed late Wednesday that it would no longer offer rebates to oncology clinics … Read More

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Posted in Biotech, Healthcare, News

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