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The UK’s National Health Service just approved a drug that costs nearly $2.5 million a dose

Kate Cardente holds her then 3-month-old daughter, Ainsley, as she undergoes a gene therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). SMA is a disease that is the primary genetic cause of death in babies. Ainsley is getting a one-time infusion of Zolgensma. Baltimore Sun | Tribune News Service | Getty Images LONDON — A drug that… Read More »

Norway make move to reduce drug mortality rate in decriminalising personal drug use

The Norwegian government said that it plans to decriminalise the personal use of illegal drugs, acting on the recommendations from the United Nations and World Health Organization (WHO). The decision would see the country remove criminal liability on people who obtain, possess and use a small amount of drugs for their own use. The acts… Read More »

Antibiotics: This Commonly Used Drug Found to Promote Obesity

By Dr. Mercola You may be aware, and possibly have experienced firsthand, that antibiotics can cause diarrhea. This is because antibiotics, by design, disrupt the balance of good and bad bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract, often killing off both beneficial and harmful microorganisms without distinction. It is through this same mechanism that antibiotics may also… Read More »

Endo to cut 560 staffers, shutter drug plants to save cash for spring cellulite launch

After several tough years and a CEO switch earlier in 2020, Endo is overhauling its operations—and cutting hundreds of jobs—to better position itself for a drug launch next spring.  The company on Thursday unveiled a move to cut 560 positions by the first half of 2026 to save $ 85 million to $ 95 million annually. Meanwhile, it will exit manufacturing facilities… Read More »