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New report celebrates a decade of progress in chronic diseases

By Holly Campbell  |    February 25, 2016
In the last 10 years, incredible progress has been made by the biopharmaceutical industry in the treatment of chronic diseases. With about half of all Americans, or 117 million people, living with...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Managing Chronic Conditions

By Allyson Funk  |    June 22, 2015
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, two in three older Americans live with multiple chronic conditions. Chronic conditions may include Alzheimer’s and dementia, arthritis,...   Read More

What Access and Affordability Means for Chronic Disease Patients

By Allyson Funk  |    March 12, 2015
For the nearly one in two American adults living with at least one chronic illness, affordability and access to medicine is crucial. Unfortunately, if you have a chronic condition, there may be...   Read More

New Report Highlights a Decade of Innovation in Rare Diseases

By Stephanie Fischer  |    March 5, 2015
Despite Scientific Challenges, Biopharmaceutical Researchers Making Progress against Rare Disease While any given rare disease affects fewer than 200,000 people in the U.S., rare diseases...   Read More

Access to Combination Therapies May Be Limited with Exchange Coverage

By Allyson Funk  |    October 23, 2014
Would you rather take three different pills a day, following specific instructions for each, making sure you don’t forget one or just one pill a day that has the same effect? As drug development...   Read More

More than 430 Medicines in Development to Treat Chronic Diseases Affecting Older Americans

By Robert Zirkelbach  |    June 18, 2014
Aging is a fact of life but the good news is that life expectancy continues to climb and more and more Americans are living fuller, richer lives thanks in large part to innovative medicines being...   Read More

Together, Raising Awareness of the Toll of Chronic Disease

By PhRMA Staff  |    March 10, 2011
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced it will make $100 million available to states so that they can offer incentives to Medicaid enrollees who adopt healthy...   Read More

Putting Your Health First - For the Greater Good

By PhRMA Staff  |    February 23, 2011
With so much to write about last week, I managed to miss a particularly interesting article on The New York Times Prescriptions blog about a survey regarding how patients kept up with their wellness...   Read More

Diabetes - fighting the disease, saving lives

By PhRMA Staff  |    February 17, 2011
There was an interesting segment on the PBS News Hour recently looking at efforts to identify and treat the rising tide of diabetes. The report's upshot was that doctors and clinics are finding new...   Read More

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