This Algorithm Finds Ways to Make Life-Saving Drugs While Avoiding Patents
The researchers expect the algorithm will be used to both create stronger patents and navigate around existing pharmaceutical patents.
Compromised Ethics Run Rampant in Nutrition Research
Marion Nestle's new book lays out a disturbing reality about food studies.
Paul D. Thacker
Big Pharma's Opioid Greed Was Even Worse Than We Thought
"The Sackler family is just as shameless, and only marginally less ruthless, than the drug cartels."
23andMe Sold Access to Your DNA Library to Big Pharma, But You Can Opt Out
23andMe customers can opt out of the program, but that misses the point.
We Asked People to Share the Craziest Things They've Done on Ambien
They told us stories about cutting holes in walls, Chewbacca, and shaved pubic hair. No racist tweets, though.
We Asked Inmates How Martin Shkreli Will Get Treated in Prison
The infamous pharma bro just asked to be placed in a minimum-security "camp" facility. Here's what current federal prisoners think he has coming.
New 'Reactionware' 3D Printing System Spits Out Pharmaceuticals On-Demand
The door is open for making drugs on-site in doctors' offices, or even in space.
Big Pharma Spent Millions to Curb Talk of High Drug Prices
Last year, the pharma industry’ biggest trade group raised a fortune to change the conversation about drug pricing.
Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
You'll No Longer Need a Prescription to Get Viagra in the UK
The manufacturer was coy about whether the US is next.
Maryland Has a Plan to Fight Soaring Drug Prices
It could provide a cut-and-paste model for the rest of the country to follow.
Risky Drugs Are Being Marketed to People With Mental Health Issues
"There is egregious overmedication with very dangerous antipsychotics for people who don't need them."
Bernie Sanders Proposes Rule to Lower Prices of Drugs Developed with Tax Dollars
It would require pharma companies to charge fair prices for drugs that result from federally funded research.