Tag Archives: Chronic

Vida Health’s CEO on Scaling Up in the Highly Competitive Chronic Condition Virtual Care Space

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Even before Covid19, virtual care for chronic conditions was a hot and competitive area, with the heat turned up by Livongo Health’s IPO last year and big funding rounds for companies like Omada Health, Virta Health, and One Drop. Another contender in the space, Vida Health, has been best known… Read More »

FDA Approves Inqovi (decitabine and cedazuridine) for Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) including Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)

FDA Approves Inqovi (decitabine and cedazuridine) for Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) including Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML) Print this page Pleasanton, CA, Princeton, NJ, and Tokyo, Japan, July 7, 2020. Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Taiho Oncology, Inc.; and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. today announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada have approved Inqovi… Read More »

FDA Approves Ofev (Nintedanib), For The Treatment of Chronic Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases with a Progressive Phenotype

FDA Approves Ofev (Nintedanib), For The Treatment of Chronic Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases with a Progressive Phenotype Print this page March 09, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ofev (nintedanib) oral capsules to treat patients with chronic fibrosing (scarring) interstitial lung diseases (ILD) with a progressive phenotype (trait). It is the… Read More »

Chronic Disease Drugs are Big Business, Antibiotics are Not

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD I have noticed several articles describing how antibiotic development has bankrupted some pharmaceutical companies because there isn’t enough potential profit in a ten day course to treat multi-resistant superbug infections. Chronic disease treatments, on the other hand, appear to be extremely profitable. A single month’s treatment with the newer diabetes drugs,… Read More »