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World’s most expensive drug costs $US2m

Gene therapy drug Zolgensma has become the world’s most expensive drug, with the one-time treatment priced at $ US2.1255 million ($ A3 million). Swiss drugmaker Novartis has won US approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants. Novartis executives defended the price, saying that… Read More »

Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT 2019: Call for Nominations

Health Data Management is now accepting nominations for its fourth annual Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT Awards. Nominations will be accepted throughout March, with a deadline of March 31 for participation. The recognition program highlights the professional achievements and leadership of women in the healthcare information technology industry. Nominations will be accepted in these… Read More »

Scombroid Poisoning Could Be The Most Common Reason For Allergic Reactions to Seafood

Seafood include both finned fish and shellfish. Finned fish most commonly associated with allergic reactions include salmon, tuna and halibut.1 Finned fish and shellfish allergies are not related, so being allergic to one doesn’t necessarily mean you are allergic to the other. A true Immunoglobulin-E (IgE) mediated allergic reaction to finned fish may be life-threatening,… Read More »

Most People Against Genetically Modified Foods Know Less Than They Think

Getty ImagesMihajlo Maricic / EyeEm Let’s get this out of the way up front: The scientific consensus is that genetically modified (GM) foods are safe to eat. That hasn’t stopped people from ginning up controversy around them; it’d been decades now, and we’re still hearing alarmist rhetoric about “Frankenfoods.” But a new study finds that… Read More »