Tag Archives: Medicine

U.S. regulators approve most expensive medicine ever: $2.1 million to treat fatal disease in babies – CBS News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a $ 2.1 million medication to treat a fatal disease in children — the most expensive treatment ever. The medicine, Zolgensma, by drugmaker Novartis, targets a condition called spinal muscular atrophy that weakens a child’s muscles so quickly they’re unable to move or breathe.  The disorder affects 400… Read More »

The Top 25 Voices in Precision Medicine announced by BIS Research

The Top 25 Voices in Precision Medicine was announced today, representing an initiative by BIS Research and Insight Monk to recognize the work of thought leaders in the field of precision medicine at a global stage. The nomination-based compendium showcases and celebrates the diversity and talent among the interdisciplinary leaders of the healthcare industry and… Read More »

Digital Medicine: Digital Health, Plus Evidence, Plus Humility – Forbes

After breathlessly ascending the peak of inflated expectations, and careening down through the trough of despair, digital health seems poised to re-emerge, battered but not beaten, in the form of digital medicine: digital health plus evidence plus humility. Andy Coravos, CEO of Elektra Labs and co-organizer of the 2019 Harvard Digital Medicine Symposium. (Photo credit:… Read More »