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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Bristol Myers Squibb’s Pomalyst (pomalidomide) for AIDS-Related and HIV-Negative Kaposi Sarcoma

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 15, 2020 — Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that Pomalyst ® (pomalidomide) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patients with AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma whose disease has become resistant to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), or in patients with Kaposi sarcoma who are… Read More »

Brain tumors respond well to combo of radiation, schizophrenia drug

By Denise Heady Researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and colleagues have found that adding a drug once commonly used to treat schizophrenia to traditional radiation therapy helped improve overall survival in mice with glioblastoma, one of the deadliest and most difficult-to-treat brain tumors. The findings, published May 1 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,… Read More »

Feds: Online drug dealer planned to bomb Nebraska pharmacy – Minneapolis Star Tribune

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A Maryland man who operated an online drug dealing website engaged in extensive plans to bomb and burn down a competing pharmacy in Nebraska, an FBI agent testified Monday. At a court hearing in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, the agent testified that William Burgamy, 32, of Hanover, Maryland, was getting… Read More »

Prescription Drug Pricing Act would save more than $94 billion in the first decade, CBO says

The Prescription Drug Pricing Act, penned by Senator Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and co-sponsored by Senator Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, is in a weird state of limbo, sitting on the Senate’s legislative calendar for months. But if and when it ever passes, it could stand to save billions. Based on estimates from the Congressional Budget Office, the… Read More »