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Ionis’ Tegsedi gets a U.K. boost after NICE reverses initial guidance

The path for Ionis’ Tegsedi in the U.K. looked rocky after a preliminary “no” last year from England’s drug-price watchdog. Fortunately for the drugmaker, that decision was reversed. Tuesday, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) released (PDF) final guidance recommending Tegsedi’s placement on England’s National Health Service for treatment of nerve damage from… Read More »

Watch: Sanders Re-Ups ‘Medicare-For-All,’ Gets More Mileage On Campaign Trail

KHN chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner appeared on two CNN programs to help explain what’s known and what’s still to be figured out about the “Medicare-for-all” plan Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) reintroduced this week in the Senate. The plan by Sanders, who is among the front-runners in the Democratic presidential primary race, has drawn a… Read More »

Latest trial in J&J talc litigations gets under way in California

(Reuters) – A California jury on Monday heard opening statements in the latest trial over allegations that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products, including the company’s baby powder, were contaminated with asbestos and cause cancer. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File… Read More »