A decision by Medicaid and Medicare means mostly the rich and those on the Front Range will be able to afford and access clinical trials for FDA-approved Lecanemab.
A new, all-electric Food and Drug Administration lab will be funded through $79 million from the federal climate change and health care law.
Manzanola Feeds warns that certain batches of alfalfa cubes may contain bacteria that cause botulism, a fatal paralytic disease
Congress is debating how to lower the cost of medicine for people. At the same time, the Food and Drug Administration is moving the opposite direction concerning medicine for pets. A proposed new policy, if approved, would more than quadruple prices. These changes would impact more than 2,700 Colorado veterinarians, and the health of thousands […]
An elementary school boy came to every appointment in a kid-sized lab coat, a children’s book about mRNA vaccines in his arms. Another child announced she was “helping science.” And Kaniya Smith told her friends in the fourth grade that she was taking the coronavirus vaccine to test it out for the rest of them. […]
By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard and Mike Stobbe, The Associated Press The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of extra shots. The FDA authorized […]
LONDON — Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that a booster of its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a stronger immune response months after people receive a first dose. J&J said in statement that an extra dose — given either two months or six months after the initial shot — revved up protection. The results haven’t yet […]
By Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S. gave full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, a milestone that may help lift public confidence in the shots as the nation battles the most contagious coronavirus mutant yet. The vaccine made by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech now carries the strongest […]
By Patty Niebert, The Associated Press/Report for America Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill to add more countries to a state program that imports prescription drugs from Canada. The state House Health and Insurance committee passed a bill Wednesday that would expand the program if the federal program is also increased. In 2020, under former […]
By Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. Health experts are anxiously awaiting a one-and-done option to help speed […]