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With the biopharma industry’s looming wave of gene therapy submissions and potential approvals, the senior senator is laying the groundwork for a legislative initiative to improve access to these expensive treatments.

Tuesday, U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced plans to hold an official markup session to discuss proposed legislation for lowering drug prices. The hearing is scheduled for May 2.

2023 marks the 40th anniversary of the Orphan Drug Act (ODA) and kicks off a year of renewed hope and promise for developing rare disease medicines.

Spain’s parliament passed a sexual and reproductive health law that allows girls aged 16 and 17 to undergo abortions without parental consent and, in a first for a European country, offers state-funded paid leave for women who suffer from painful periods.

With West Virginia’s 1849 abortion ban tied up in court and its conservative legislature stymied over details of enacting a new one, the state’s only abortion clinic ought to be operating as usual.

By John Kamp New legislation to spur medical innovation through new authorities for FDA and NIH is creating a lot of buzz in the Washington medical community, most of it very […]