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FDA approved world’s priciest drug using faulty data

The Food and Drug Administration is taking action against pharmaceutical giant Novartis for failing to report faulty data to government regulators about its $ 2.1 million drug that treats a paralyzing, fatal genetic disease. The FDA plans to “use its full authorities to take action, if appropriate, which may include civil or criminal penalties” against… Read More »

A generic drug from Argentina offers cystic fibrosis families hope

UK campaigners protesting for access to the Orkambi in 2017Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA/Shutterstock By Clare Wilson “She’s our child, nothing else matters – I’d lose my house before I take her off the treatment,” says Nina White from Kent, mum of seven-year-old Beatrice. Beatrice has cystic fibrosis, a genetic condition causing progressive worsening of lung function, which… Read More »