FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever

Business 05/24/19, 13:36

U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a disorder that destroys a baby's muscle control and kills nearly all of those with the most common variant of the disease within a couple years.The treatment is priced at $2.125 million. Out-of-pocket costs for patients will vary based on ...

Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix ‘bubble boy’ disease

U.S. 04/17/19, 16:06

They were born without a working germ-fighting system, every infection a threat to their lives. Now eight babies with "bubble boy disease" have had it fixed by a gene therapy made from one of the immune system's worst enemies — HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.A study out Wednesday details ...

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