Tag Archives: Medicine

How to bring preprints to charged field of medicine – Nature.com

NEWS 06 June 2019 MedRxiv launches with beefed up screening processes to allay concerns about risks of publishing unvetted clinical research. Holly Else Search for this author in: The founders of the popular biology preprint server bioRxiv have launched a repository on which medical scientists can share their results before peer review. BioRxiv’s success prompted… Read More »

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 »