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Secret trade negotiations have life-threatening side effects . . . We’re reading about the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Help us fix the TPP – Médecins Sans Frontières depends on access to affordable drugs to balance the odds against people in places where life-saving treatment is scarce. The international humanitarian organization, which has a record of recognizing and responding to health threats others have ignored, explains in a video here how the lengthy and […]

FDA TB drug approval a milestone, with caveats

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the first new drug to treat tuberculosis in nearly half a century and the agency’s first use of its accelerated approval process to speed availability of TB medicine comes with cautions, and with a direction of work yet to be done, agency officials and treatment advocates agree. […]