Progressives urge inclusion of uninsured in insulin proposal

Progressives urge inclusion of uninsured in insulin proposal

House progressives are calling on leadership to include people without health insurance in any legislation that limits out-of-pocket costs for insulin. Senate Democrats are pushing to include a $35 cap on out-of-pocket insulin costs as part of a larger reconciliation bill, although it’s still unclear if such a provision would be allowed under the arcane … Read more

Godrej Appliances launches new InsuliCool for insulin storage

Godrej Appliances launches new InsuliCool for insulin storage

odrej Appliances on Tuesday launched the new InsuliCool product range – Godrej InsuliCool and Godrej InsuliCool +, innovative cooling solutions especially designed for insulin storage, to address the challenge faced by diabetic patients with respect to insulin storage at recommended temperatures. Nearly 74 million people suffer from diabetes in India and this is the second … Read more

Newsom announces California will produce its own ‘low cost’ insulin

Newsom announces California will produce its own ‘low cost’ insulin

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced on Thursday that his state will be producing its own “low cost” insulin, stating, “People should not go into debt to get lifesaving medication.” Newsom said that the state budget he recently signed includes $ 100 million for California to “contract and make [its] own insulin at a cheaper … Read more

Warnock presses Schumer to hold vote on bill to lower insulin costs

Warnock presses Schumer to hold vote on bill to lower insulin costs

Late. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) Is pressuring Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (DN.Y.) to hold a vote on legislation to lower the cost of insulin. Warnock faces a tough reelection race this year and has made lowering the cost of insulin a central part of his message. The timeline on the legislation has slipped, though. “I … Read more

Eris Lifesciences acquires Oaknet Healthcare for ₹ 650 crore

Eris Lifesciences acquires Oaknet Healthcare for ₹ 650 crore

Eris Lifesciences Limited on Wednesday announced acquisition of Mumbai-based dermatology formulations company Oaknet Healthcare Pvt Ltd for ₹ 650 crore. The acquisition gives Eris Lifesciences, which offers chronic and sub-chronic lifestyle-related therapies, an entry into the dermatology and cosmetology segment. Set up in 2011, Oaknet has reported provisional revenues of ₹ 195 crore for fiscal … Read more

Hate Taking Pills? For Some Drugs, You Won’t Need To

Hate Taking Pills?  For Some Drugs, You Won’t Need To

One of the most common ways of taking a drug is to swallow a pill. However, young children and people with health conditions ranging from Parkinson’s disease to throat cancer can have trouble getting down a tablet or capsule. Other drugs, such as insulin, need to be injected, which can be painful and even trigger … Read more