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Glue that repairs cuts on the eyes that could save MILLIONS from going blind developed by scientists

The glue that could save millions from going BLIND: Scientists develop new adhesive that repairs cuts on the eyes Holes on the cornea can be caused by injury or infection by contact lenses It can cause blindness or need surgery but there is a lack of donor tissue   The liquid glue hardens when chemicals receive… Read More »

Pfizer plant that is closing gets farewell warning letter from FDA

Gone but not forgotten. Last year, Pfizer stopped manufacturing and recalled products from a Hospira sterile injectables plant in India that the FDA has repeatedly criticized. It recently announced it would close the plant. That didn’t stop the FDA from issuing it a warning letter. Free Daily Newsletter Like this story? Subscribe to FiercePharma! Biopharma… Read More »

Healthcare prices rose but use fell across US from 2012-16

Dive Brief: Healthcare prices vary widely depending on U.S. location, according to a new interactive report from the Health Care Cost Institute. Despite huge variations between cities and towns, one trend held true: Over the four-year period, the average area saw healthcare prices rise 13% and utilization drop by 17%. Metropolitan areas with high use tended to… Read More »