Enfermedades Raras
5 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

Actelion - Together We Innovate

Actelion - Together We Innovate | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
With a specific focus on rare and orphan diseases, the passionate and dedicated team always make sure that the patient is at the heart of everything they do.
Angela Chaves's insight:

Interesante nota 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

Part 1: Mining of rare diseases | Pharma's Windfall | The Seattle Times

Part 1: Mining of rare diseases | Pharma's Windfall | The Seattle Times | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
The only major industrialized country that doesn’t regulate the cost of prescription drugs is the U.S. http://t.co/hFMMV1i7nr #RareDisease
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

New Resources That Will Help Speed Diagnosis of Rare Diseases

New Resources That Will Help Speed Diagnosis of Rare Diseases | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
The rare community has made huge strides in the 30 years that have elapsed since the Orphan Drug Act was passed. There are more new treatments and there is more investment in research and more awareness of rare diseases than ever before.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

Why rare diseases are big pharma’s latest obsession

Why rare diseases are big pharma’s latest obsession | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
The global pharmaceutical industry has long leaned on blockbuster drugs for common ailments like high cholesterol, arthritis and erectile dysfunction for the bulk of its profits. But the looming expiry of patents in the US on many of these drugs,...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

Shire buys US drug firm ViroPharma

Shire buys US drug firm ViroPharma | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
UK-listed drug company Shire agrees to buy the US's ViroPharma - a rare disease biopharmaceutical firm - for about $4.2bn (£2.6bn).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

Even “Well Known” Rare Diseases Pose Diagnosis Problems

Even “Well Known” Rare Diseases Pose Diagnosis Problems | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
Even though Gaucher disease is one of the better known rare diseases and diagnostic testing is available, some patients still go for 10 years or longer without getting an accurate diagnosis after symptoms first appear.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

$4.2 Billion Deal Highlights Drug Profits From Rare Diseases

$4.2 Billion Deal Highlights Drug Profits From Rare Diseases | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
The prize in the deal is Cinryze, a drug to prevent swelling that can be life-threatening.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

30 Years After the Orphan Drug Act: It Still Takes Too Long for People with Rare Diseases to Get an Accurate Diagnosis

30 Years After the Orphan Drug Act: It Still Takes Too Long for People with Rare Diseases to Get an Accurate Diagnosis | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
NORD recently posted the following question on its Facebook page: How long did it take you or a loved one to get an accurate diagnosis?
We were stunned at the response.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

Philosophical Borders: The Utilitarian Challenge to Rare Diseases

Philosophical Borders: The Utilitarian Challenge to Rare Diseases | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
When given the opportunity to dispense certain products, services, privileges, or other benefits that can be spread around, many of us feel an impulse to do the most good possible for the most people possible.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

The Evolving Paradigm for Newborn Screening

The Evolving Paradigm for Newborn Screening | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month and this year marks 50 years since the beginning of this life-changing public health program.  Wilson and Jungner developed what is considered to be the gold standard for selection of conditions...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angela Chaves
Scoop.it!

Ringing the NASDAQ Bell For Blood Cancer Awareness

Ringing the NASDAQ Bell For Blood Cancer Awareness | Enfermedades Raras | Scoop.it
Most mornings, my commute is a 12-minute drive from my home in the hills above Danbury, Connecticut, to the nearby NORD offices.  But Tuesday’s commute started early – 5:30 a.m.
more...
No comment yet.