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FDA goes on a rulings binge

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FDA ROUNDUP: In one of the busiest rulings binges of the year, the US Food and Drug Administration last week approved an assortment of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, an AI algorithm… Read more »

Health-sector IPO action heating up big time after Labor Day pause.

Health-sector initial public offerings are alive and kicking again, as over $1B was raised last week among just for aspiring players, now taking their chances in the big league stock… Read more »

Health-sector stocks mostly up after nerve-racking presidential debate.

Winners barely beat out losers last week as health care outshone climate change and gun control (among other topics) at the latest Democratic debate last week. (See our broader health-sector… Read more »

Op-ed piece on “Quantity- versus quality-of-life for stage IV cancer patients: What my younger brother learned first-hand and later taught me.”

The News: A new, provocative study published in March in the journal Cancer sheds some light on the relationship between patients’ belief about their likely curability and the trade-offs they are prepared… Read more »

All three of the world’s major drug regulators have busy week despite heat waves, political chaos. You know; the usual.

Last week was a rare case where the world’s leading drugs and devices regulators were all in action simultaneously. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the European Medicines Agency… Read more »

Pace of health-sector IPO action finally slows, but deal sizes grow, proving lots of cash still parked on the sidelines.

Three tech companies in the health sector entered the public market last week, raising a total of $601 million. Here are the proud IPOs and a glance at this week’s… Read more »

July’s IPO action in health sector foreshadows record month of pricings.

The second week of July continued the stampede among healthcare startups and seasoned players in search of new funding from Wall Street and, in one case, the Hong Kong exchange…. Read more »