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Health watchdog approves first ever treatment for progressive form of MS in massive U-turn

Health watchdog approves first ever treatment for progressive form of MS as charity hails ‘landmark’ U-turn by NICE following pressure from a 21,000-strong petition Ocrelizumab is the first ever drug to effectively treat primary progressive MS Last year NHS rationing watchdog NICE said £9,600 price tag was too steep MS Society spent seven months campaigning… Read More »

A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever — it won’t be the last

A drone is flown for recreational purposes in Syosset, New York. Bruce Bennett | Getty Images Talk about a special delivery. In the wee hours of April 19, a custom-made drone roughly the size of a washing machine lifted off from a neighborhood in southwestern Baltimore and whisked a human kidney to a nearby hospital,… Read More »