Tag: "prices" at medical news
Government's reliance on free market economics makes essential drug prices too high for the poor
...dispensing doctors. The researchers noted both the prices
of the "innovator brands (made by the original pat...ices were compared against international reference prices
(IRP), which are the average prices
offered by not-for-profit drug companies to developing countries...
Higher gas prices leave many workers running on empty
...000 full-time employees were asked to note how gas prices
have affected their disposable spending patterns. ..., Hochwarter found that those most affected by gas prices
were prone to experience stress both on and off the job. Specifically, negative views of work and th...
Steps needed to reduce smoking in the US
...ates with lower rates to achieve greater parity in prices
nationwide and thwart interstate smuggling. Dedicating $15 to $20 per capita annually of the proceeds from higher taxes or other resources to fund tobacco control efforts in each state. Imposing smoking bans in all nonresidential indoor settings ...
OFT's value-based pricing scheme is well-founded, but could increase overall NHS drug spend
... has not been the case for the drug industry. Here prices
have been set by the pharmaceutical price regulation scheme (PPRS) which tries to balance the cost to the NHS and profits for the pharmaceutical industry. In effect a lot of the calculation is based on the costs of development and production costs. ...
Avian influenza on people's minds
...of poultry would likely result in increases in the prices
of alternative sources of animal protein resulting from higher consumer demands for substitutes for chicken products. As a result, the costs of feeding the average American family would likely rise....
Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
...countries are coming into the market very soon and prices
for this vaccine will be coming down in the very near future. Now is the time for additional Asian countries to make this important addition to the EPI programs. I commend the GAVI Alliance and the countries of Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, S...
The future of biofuels is not in corn
...revitalizing rural America. While higher commodity prices
and cooperatively owned ethanol refineries could be a boon to independent farmers, unregulated ethanol industry growth will further concentrate agribusiness, threatening the livelihood of rural communities. " As long as we spend more on subsidizi...
Fat is the new normal, FSU researcher says
...ople eat more -- and thus gain weight -- when food prices
drop, but thats just part of the story behind the ...ive to the price of consumer goods since 1977, but prices
leveled off in the mid-1990s. And yet American women continued to get bigger. Heiland and Burkes ...
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