Experts: High Drug Price Trend Has “Infected” Generics
Jan 27, 2016
An article published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), suggests that pharmaceutical companies use several strategies to keep affordable generic drugs from the market, illustrating an emerging trend that authors say is becoming as harmful to consumers as high-cost brand-name drugs.
Study: Women on Blood Thinners Can Take Hormone Therapy Without Increased Risk of Blood Clots and Bleeding
Dec 23, 2015
New research published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), is the first to demonstrate that women on blood thinners can take estrogen-containing contraception or hormone replacement therapy without an increased risk of blood clots or uterine bleeding.
Statement from American Society of Hematology 2016 President Charles S. Abrams, MD, on Passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2015
Dec 18, 2015
Today Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2015, its fiscal year (FY) 2016 spending bill which includes the largest funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 12 years. The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, applauds this bipartisan action to increase vital biomedical research funding and avoid a government shutdown.