March 20, 2024

A Lifesaving Therapy for Children with a Rare Disease Is Now the World’s Most Expensive Drug, Raising Questions About Access

(CNN) – A new gene therapy for the fatal genetic disorder metachromatic leukodystrophy, or MLD, will carry a wholesale price of $4.25 million, its manufacturer announced Wednesday, making it the world’s most expensive medicine. Lenmeldy was approved by the US … Read More

February 14, 2024

More Patients Rely on Early Prenatal Testing as States Toughen Abortion Laws

(PBS) – Since Roe v. Wade was overturned, many health care providers say an increasing number of patients are deciding the fate of their pregnancies on whatever information they can gather before state abortion bans kick in. But early ultrasounds … Read More