The price of a drug should be based on its therapeutic benefits – not just what the market will bear
'Orphan drugs' with high price points are being tested as treatments for COVID-19. There's a better way to spur low-cost innovation for new drugs.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~9 min
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Newly discovered cells in the blood seem to indicate impending flare-ups of rheumatoid arthritis. Could they one day be a gauge of pain to come?
July 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Analysis of data from the Nurses’ Health studies shows quitting smoking may reduce the risk of the severest form of rheumatoid arthritis.
Feb. 26, 2019 • ~4 min
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