Tag Archives: U.S.

Health Canada warns against modifying vape pens amid two deaths, spreading illness in U.S.

Health Canada says people who vape should get medical attention right away if they’re worried their electronic cigarettes are harming them. The federal department says there is no sign in Canada of an affliction reported in as many as 25 American states that seems to be linked to vaping, but it is monitoring the situation.… Read More »

The Efficiency Mandate: To Achieve Coverage, the U.S. Must Address Cost

By MIKE MAGEE, MD It is now well established that Americans, in large majorities, favor universal health coverage. As witnessed in the first two Democratic debates, how we get there (Single Payer vs. extension of Obamacare) is another matter altogether. 295 million Americans have some form of health coverage (though increasing numbers are under-insured and… Read More »

U.S. FDA says some data testing Novartis’ $2 million gene therapy was manipulated

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis’ (NOVN.S) more than $ 2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)… Read More »