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Novartis’ SMA gene therapy Zolgensma could struggle to hit blockbuster territory: report

Despite an ongoing soap opera surrounding Zolgensma, Novartis’ gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), Wall Street analysts are optimistic about the product overall, with some estimating peak sales north of $ 2 billion a year. JPMorgan analysts surveyed 26 physicians who treat SMA and came to a vastly different conclusion: Concerns about the efficacy of… Read More »

Nearly 12% of Women Report Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy

While different countries may have different attitudes toward the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has taken a firm stand against the use of alcohol during pregnancy. In the report entitled “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders,” the AAP identified prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects… Read More »