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HHS and FDA propose plan for importation of prescription drugs from other countries

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless today laid out a plan for the importation of prescription drugs intended for sale in other countries. Other countries pay lower prices for the same drugs, Azar said. Two pathways under the Safe importation Action Plan would get the… Read More »

Asthma-COPD Overlap Prevalence, Severity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

November 06, 2018 Share this content: Old age was also a risk factor for asthma-COPD overlap in low- and middle-income countries. Low- and middle-income countries may face asthma-COPD overlap that is comparably prevalent and more severe than that reported in high-income countries, according to a study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.… Read More »