Day: July 6, 2021

STAT+: Doctors Without Borders urges Roche to cut price of drug now recommended for Covid-19

After the World Health Organization recommended a Roche (RHHBY) drug to treat severe Covid-19, Doctors Without Borders quickly urged the drug maker to “end its monopoly” by lowering the price of the medicine and sharing its technology in order to quickly widen access. Meta-analyses of more than 10,000 patients who were enrolled in 27 clinical […]

Smokers of menthol cigarettes have a harder time quitting, large new study finds

A new study published Tuesday finds that smoking menthol cigarettes versus unflavored cigarettes is associated with reduced success in quitting among people who smoke nearly every day. In recent years, the FDA has moved to ban almost all flavored cigarettes and cigars, but menthol has remained the lone holdout. Even so, the agency proposed such […]

STAT+: The failure of a cancer drug study leaves Cel-Sci on the brink of collapse

The failure of Cel-Sci’s immunotherapy treatment called Multikine to prolong the survival of patients with head and neck cancer has pushed the tiny biotech to the precipice of insolvency. The only remaining uncertainty is how long Cel-Sci’s management team can delay the inevitable shutdown. That might be years if biotech history — and the company’s […]

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