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Mallinckrodt paid ‘kickbacks’ to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says

In its complaint, the government demanded a jury trial that would put front and center the actions of the company at the heart of a 97,000% drug price hike. The price of Mallinckrodt’s anti-inflammatory drug Acthar — best known for treating babies with a debilitating seizure disorder — has gone from $ 40 a vial… Read More »

Hidden high blood pressure risk revealed

Thousands of Australians may have high blood pressure but not know it, despite having the tests. The results of a new study have identified the condition of “masked hypertension” – when high blood pressure isn’t identified in clinical tests – in approximately one in five participants. “These results clearly suggest we need to make changes… Read More »