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New PhRMA report: More than 170 medicines in development for diabetes offer patients longer, healthier lives

By Hannah Mooney  |    November 14, 2016
Today, there are more than 30 million Americans suffering from type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Roughly 5 percent of patients have type 1 and 90 to 95 percent suffer from type 2, highlighting the...   Read More

New PhRMA report: New medicines in development for autoimmune diseases offer patients hope for brighter futures

By Hannah Mooney  |    September 12, 2016
Currently, more than 23.5 million Americans are affected by one of the more than 80 autoimmune diseases identified to date. These diseases range in severity, with their own characteristics and...   Read More

Patients showcase longer, healthier lives in new “From Hope to Cures” ads

By Ieva M. Augstums  |    September 6, 2016
For Ed, a longer life meant more time with family, friends and his dog, BearBear. When he was diagnosed with colon cancer, he underwent six weeks of radiation, seven months of chemotherapy and 10...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Concerns still abound about Part B proposal

By Allyson Funk  |    August 15, 2016
We’ve covered many of the concerns about the government’s overreaching proposal to change Medicare Part B payments and negatively impact seniors’ access to treatment. A lack of patient protections...   Read More

Celebrating diversity in the biopharmaceutical industry

By Andrew Powaleny  |    June 30, 2016
At PhRMA, we often talk about the complexity of developing innovative medicines. Critical to researching new medicines is a workforce that combines sheer brainpower with a level of perseverance...   Read More

Science of Hope: Incorporating the patient perspective

By Andrew Powaleny  |    June 29, 2016
For many of America’s biopharmaceutical researchers and scientists, seeing the positive effects of their work on the lives of patients is what encourages them to keep striving. Dr. Al Sandrock,...   Read More

America’s biopharmaceutical researchers advance the science of hope in new “From Hope to Cures” ads

By Ieva M. Augstums  |    June 14, 2016
Jen and Yingzi are in the problem-solving business. Every day, they tackle one of the toughest health care problems: cancer. While many others like them across the biopharmaceutical industry work...   Read More

Why incorporating patients’ perspectives matters

By Andrew Powaleny  |    June 10, 2016
America’s biopharmaceutical research companies have long been dedicated to researching and developing new medicines that enable patients to live longer, healthier lives. Patients’ voices are...   Read More

Stopping opioid abuse

By Anne McDonald Pritchett, PhD  |    May 6, 2016
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 14,000 people died from overdoses involving opioids in 2014—a four-fold increase since 2009. The agency has...   Read More

Matt and Jamie share their stories in new “From Hope to Cures” ads

By Ieva M. Augstums  |    April 18, 2016
For Matt, today is a great day to be alive. And if you ask him why today is possible for him and why tomorrow is possible, too, he will tell you: Innovative medicines saved his life. When he was...   Read More

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