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Biogen’s $56K price on Aduhelm ‘simply unacceptable,’ Alzheimer’s Association says after vouching for FDA approval

Biogen’s decision to price its historic Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm at a whopping $ 56,000 per year unsurprisingly irked lawmakers in Washington D.C., but it’s now drawing criticism from the drugmaker’s own allies as well.  The Alzheimer’s Association, a leading advocate for Aduhelm’s FDA approval, said in a Saturday statement that the drug’s list price is “simply… Read More »

Trump’s former Covid vaccine chief Moncef Slaoui leaves more companies after sexual harassment claim

Moncef Slaoui, the former head of GlaxoSmithKlines vaccines division, listens as U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks about coronavirus vaccine development in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Dubbed “Operation Warp Speed,” the Trump administration is announcing plans for an all-out effort to produce and distribute a… Read More »

Returning to sports and physical activity after COVID-19: What parents need to know

While most children and teens who have COVID-19 recover completely, sometimes the virus can have lasting effects. One of those effects can be damage to the muscle of the heart — and if a damaged heart is stressed by exercise, it can lead to arrhythmias, heart failure, or even sudden death. This appears to be… Read More »