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Kaiser Permanente’s New Medical School Will Waive Tuition for Its First 5 Classes

Kaiser Permanente, the California-based health system that is preparing to open one of the few American medical schools not connected to a university, was set to announce Tuesday that it would waive tuition for every student in its first five graduating classes. Kaiser Permanente, which has its own hospitals, clinics, doctors and insurance plan, is… Read More »

FDA Approves Wixela Inhub (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder, USP), First Generic of Advair Diskus

Print this page HERTFORDSHIRE, England and PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Wixela Inhub (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder, USP), the first generic of Advair Diskus. Wixela Inhub will launch in the second half of February incorporating the latest… Read More »

First US attempt to cure a rare disease with genome editing fails miserably 

First US attempt to cure a rare disease with genome editing fails miserably Scientists at Sangamo attempted the first human trial of a gene-editing method to cure rare, debilitating enzyme deficiency diseases  After showing early promise, the DNA replacement failed to reduce levels of harmful unprocessed sugars  The gene replacement itself worked, but after nearly… Read More »