Trend alert: Last year saw the biggest overall increase in prescription drug spending in the US since 2003

Trend alert: Last year saw the biggest overall increase in prescription drug spending in the US since 2003. So which diseases are driving the increased spending? Hereditary Angioedema, Inflammatory Conditions, Oncology, Diabetes, Anticoagulants and HIV are all tipped to increase by more than 50% in the next 3 years. However, the big standout - Hepatitis C - is predicted to grow by a whopping 167%. Might be worth taking another look at ASX companies such as Benitec and Biotron who are both conducting Hep C trials. Links: (VIEW LINK) and (VIEW LINK)


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