Spark Therapeutics, Inc. focuses on the development of gene therapy products. The Company provides therapy products to transform the lives of patients and re-imagine the treatment of debilitating diseases.
[Note: the following has been revised based on updated voting results-- 9 March, 17:17 PM PST] Before the assembly election in El Salvador, I suggested that the FMLN should be expected to win 24.2% of the vote. I hedged, saying I thought the Salvadoran party system probably was still too rigid to allow one of its…
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The people of the UK deserve the best health service in the world and with the clinical talent and scientific innovations at our disposal, we can achieve it
The FDA finds that many so-called laboratory-derived tests may actually harm patients
Researchers suggest people getting Vivitrol shots may be more susceptible to a fatal overdose if they halt the regimen early and resume using opiates.
The database, called Pre$cription for Power shows that donations to patient advocacy groups tallied for 2015 — the most recent full year in which documents required by the Internal Revenue Service were available — dwarfed the total amount the companies spent on federal lobbying, Kaiser Health News reported.
Emergency room doctors are seeing a growing caseload of nausea and vomiting in marijuana users whose only relief is a long, hot shower.
A law meant to protect patients like mine was probably making him suffer more.
Penn is done with acting, but not with love.
Officials are close to limiting doses of the painkillers, but doctors say doing so could put older patients into withdrawal or lead them to buy deadly street drugs.
The people in prison are the ones who are dumb enough to get caught. The ones we miss are the most cunning.
A science reporter for The Times explains what happened when a tipster’s well-intentioned note about a stroke medicine backfired.
The latest children in need statistics show that while more young people are being referred to social services, real help is dwindling
Children’s commissioner said figures including 500,000 getting care or support from the state were the ‘tip of the iceberg’
Supporters of the “right to try” bill said it would give dying patients a chance to obtain potentially helpful prescription drugs without waiting for the completion of clinical trials.
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John Kapoor, founder of Insys, is charged with taking part in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based cancer pain drug.
Health insurers are firing back at the controversial coupons, which they say actually increases drug costs.
Consumers can save thousands in out-of-pocket prescription costs. But there’s evidence they may only help Big Pharma’s bottom line.