More medical news from Wall Street Journal
Big Bets on Proton Therapy Face Uncertain Future
Wall Street Journal : May 26, 2015, 8:10 am
Six new proton-beam centers are set to start delivering state-of-the-art radiation to U.S. cancer patients in coming months. The projects—many costing between $25 million and $30 million—will enter an uncertain market.
New Push Ties Cost of Drugs to How Well They Work
Wall Street Journal : May 26, 2015, 6:17 am
Express Scripts is seeking deals with pharmaceutical companies that would set pricing for some cancer drugs based on how well they work.
Proposed Medical-Research Law Raises Safety Concerns
Wall Street Journal : May 25, 2015, 9:12 am
Critics question whether legislation aimed at boosting medical research funding and revamping rules over drug and device safety would open the way for companies to sell drugs and devices that aren’t fully tested.
Health Costs Hinge on Supreme Court Ruling
Wall Street Journal : May 25, 2015, 7:55 am
Subsidies that made insurance plans affordable face a crucial test with decision expected in June.
Law Spurs Interest in Helping New Moms Deal With Depression
Wall Street Journal : May 25, 2015, 6:04 am
Advocates and practitioners say there has been an uptick in interest and training in mood and anxiety disorders after New York state’s maternal-depression law went into effect in January.