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U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge

(Reuters) – A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies. Destiny Brown, Dr. Katie Buss, and Kingsley family pose with puppies at the Kings Veterinary Hospital in Loveland, Ohio, U.S.,… Read More »

U.S. regulators approve most expensive medicine ever: $2.1 million to treat fatal disease in babies – CBS News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a $ 2.1 million medication to treat a fatal disease in children — the most expensive treatment ever. The medicine, Zolgensma, by drugmaker Novartis, targets a condition called spinal muscular atrophy that weakens a child’s muscles so quickly they’re unable to move or breathe.  The disorder affects 400… Read More »