Tag Archives: Drug

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage development in hematology and immunology. The drugmaker said on Wednesday it would buy a newly established company owning the drug candidate for the treatment of primary haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), and… Read More »

Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says

Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs across with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. “These drug traffickers, they’re smart, they know what they’re doing,” said Carroll during an appearance… Read More »

Viewpoints: Make The Health Of Newborns A National Priority; Incentive Programs Help Drug Abusers Kick The Habit For Good

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: Let’s Make Our Babies A National Priority  Four million babies will be born in the U.S. this year, each one a bundle of infinite potential. They’re the next generation of doctors, scientists, artists, parents, educators and leaders. Science tells us that their early… Read More »