FDA approves Novo Nordisk’s oral Type 2 diabetes drug

The drug, Rybelsus, is the first oral medication in the GLP-1 receptor agonist class. The approval was based on data from 10 trials that enrolled more...

Moving from innovation to impact in the healthcare industry

At the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Summit in Chicago, Josh Michaelson, co-director of Oliver Wyman’s Health Innovation Center charted a path forward to make real advancements...

Senators urge greater FTC scrutiny over large biopharma mergers

Nine senators sent a letter to FTC Chairman Joseph Simons urging greater scrutiny over like the one between BMS and Celgene, expressing concern over antitrust issues,...

Companies keep spending money on employee benefit programs but aren’t seeing results

Companies see employee benefits as vital to attracting and retaining talented workers but in a survey released this week, they acknowledge that employees often are unaware...

The New Coros Apex Pro Multisport Watch Adds A Touchscreen And More

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Patient death in Novartis gene therapy trial unrelated to treatment, subsidiary says

Novartis subsidiary AveXis is presenting Phase III data at a European pediatric neurology conference on the therapy, Zolgensma, which won approval in May for spinal muscular...

What is Methemoglobinemia? What to Know About the Rare Disorder That Turned One Woman’s...

When a 25-year-old girl sought help at an emergency room for symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, generalized weakness, and skin discoloration, she received news that even the doctors...
women, female, executive, leader

How do we get more women into boardroom and leadership roles?

As part of the second annual HLTH conference October 27-30 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas will be a set of programming focused on how to get...

Capsule’s $200M financing will help it to expand to other major cities

While other pharmacies have added delivery on to the existing in-store experience, Capsule’s full-service digital platform is completely redesigning the pharmacy experience from the ground up,...

Is digital health in an investment bubble? Absolutely say VCs from different locations

At MedCity News’ third annual digital health conference, three VCs from New York, Michigan and California all agreed that valuations in digital health are unsustainable. Source...

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