Tag Archives: Diseases

With pivot to less-rare diseases, Alexion needs a new sticker-price plan, CEO says

SAN FRANCISCO—In 2019, Alexion is looking to pivot from an ultrarare-disease company to a rare-disease company—and it knows its pricing strategy has to change. With its top-selling therapy, Soliris, the company is moving into new diseases that aren’t nearly as rare as its previous targets. The drug recently nabbed an approval in generalized myasthenia gravis and is looking… Read More »

Fingernail Sensor and Artificial Intelligence for Monitoring Parkinson’s, Other Diseases

December 21st, 2018 Editors Diagnostics, Neurology, Rehab Grip strength, as well as walking speed and gait length, can be indicators of a person’s physical and mental health. A variety of conditions and treatments can be monitored from the grip strength, but such measurements are typically only performed infrequently at the doctor’s office. IBM Research has… Read More »