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Orphan drug exclusivity resulting in on-market drug prices rising more slowly than common drugs

The seven-year market exclusivity granted to drugs designated under the Orphan Drug Act of 1983 for rare diseases is working as intended, finds a new report by the nonprofit National Organization for Rare Disorders. In most cases, orphan exclusivity did not inappropriately prevent generics and biosimilars from entering the market. Instead, the lack of generic… Read More »

Sit-down meals 'less healthy than fast-food'

The calorie content of meals in UK restaurants is “excessive” and sit-down restaurants are unhealthier than fast-food chains, BMJ research suggests. Health experts say meals should not exceed 600 calories, but in this study they averaged 1,033 in restaurants and 751 in fast-food chains. University of Liverpool researchers analysed thousands of meals from places like… Read More »