Tag Archives: U.S.

Exclusive: Top U.S. insurer to cover Amgen, Eli Lilly migraine drugs, exclude Teva

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A top U.S. pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) owned by UnitedHealth Group Inc has included new migraine drugs from Amgen Inc and Eli Lilly and Co as preferred treatments on its lists of covered drugs, according to an OptumRx client note viewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Lilly is seen… Read More »

U.S. high court temporarily blocks Louisiana abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily prevented a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from taking effect in a case that presents a key test on the contentious issue following last year’s retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal supporter of abortion rights. FILE PHOTO: Anti-abortion marchers rally at… Read More »

FFRangio Uses X-Rays to Measure Fractional Flow Reserve, Now Cleared in U.S.

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is a measurement of the blood pressure before and after a narrowing of an artery. The larger the difference in the pressure across the stenosis, the more need there is to perform an interventional procedure to open up the artery. Normally, FFR is measured using a special intravascular catheter and this… Read More »