Aimovig: New migraine prevention drug approved by FDA

Aimovig: New migraine prevention drug approved by FDA

— No yelling, no waving. Just a silent gasping for air and 20 to 60 seconds later, submersion. And someone has drowned, maybe in plain site. »RELATED: This is how preventable drownings occur. What parents need to know about ‘dry’ and ‘secondary’ drowning “Drowning is not the violent, splashing call for help that most people expect,” […]

The Lists

The Lists

If indeed “innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower,” as Steve Jobs wrote in 2001, then this year’s Top 10 Under 40 are well on the way to becoming leaders in biopharma research and business. As with last year’s list, GEN is recognizing professionals in biopharma research and/or business, all of whom have been […]

LymeAid 2018 Raises $1.1 Million for Lyme Disease Research

LymeAid 2018 Raises $1.1 Million for Lyme Disease Research

Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading sponsor of Lyme disease research in the United States,  brought together scientists, philanthropists, celebrities and patients for the sixth annual LymeAid, an event aimed at raising funds to make Lyme disease easy to diagnose and simple to cure.  This year’s benefit dinner and concert raised more than $1 million, […]

Medicare Drug Coverage

Medicare Drug Coverage

To the Editor: Paul Krugman, in “Just Saying Yes to Drug Companies” (column, May 15), wrote about the 2003 Medicare Part D bill, giving me credit for having “largely devised” the bill that first created this drug coverage in Medicare. I should thank him. That program has 90 percent support among seniors, has saved Washington […]

Debbie DiCarlo: Proposed cuts can slow race to stop cancer

Debbie DiCarlo: Proposed cuts can slow race to stop cancer

Arizona’s most famous cancer patient, Sen. John McCain, is fighting for his life against glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain tumor. Most patients survive only 14 months after diagnosis. Researchers are on the hunt for better treatments for cancer, including glioblastoma. Several experimental therapies are under development. Unfortunately, new budget proposals could bring this research […]

New US drugs improve health

New drugs developed by pharmaceutical companies from the United States have played an important role in improving healthcare for Chinese, according to China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment. International pharmaceutical companies, including those from the U.S., have kept investing in research and development of new drugs in China, which has also contributed to improved […]