A set of biomedical innovation bills got caught up in a US Senate fight over mandatory spending on biomedical research, Stat News reports.

It adds that the seven bills — part of the 21st Century Cures Act — were eventually approved by the Senate committee, though not without Democratic lawmakers warning that they wouldn't support them when they reach the wider Senate without an agreement from Republicans to increase biomedical research spending.

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