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Veterans Affairs Approves ‘Ketamine-Like’ Drug Despite Cost, Doctors’ Misgivings: Reports

Robert Wilkie, secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), speaks during an event supporting veterans and military families in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP In June, the Department of Veterans Affairs chose to approve the use of a new, expensive anti-depressant… Read More »

Lawsuit accuses Gilead of propping up cost of HIV treatments by blocking generic competition

A scientist at Gilead Sciences analyzes patient antibody levels at the Gilead laboratory in Foster City, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences engaged in a “long-running scheme” to block generic competition of its combination drug “cocktails” to treat HIV, a new California lawsuit filed on Monday alleges. The… Read More »