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Novartis executive sold shares before drug data manipulation made public

VIENNA (Reuters) – An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($ 946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated. FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern… Read More »

U.S. senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save $ 100 billion in costs to government healthcare programs, and said the committee would vote on the legislation on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley… Read More »

Brain scans reveal magic mushroom drug enhances mindfulness meditation

Psychedelic drugs may make meditation more powerfulHero Images Inc. / Alamy Stock Photo By Sam Wong Meditation and psychedelic drugs are both being investigated as potential treatments for improving mental health, but what happens when the two are combined? To find out, scientists invited a group of meditators to take psilocybin, the active component of… Read More »