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Added: July 21, 2014
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Category: Diseases
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Lysosomal Storage Disease: an Example of a Lucrative Ultra-Orphan Market

The pharmaceutical industry has shown an increasing interest in developing drugs for rare, orphan diseases. Amongst the orphan diseases is a subgroup of extremely rare disorders, termed ultra-orphan. The lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs), each ...

West African Ebola Outbreak: a Rapidly Developing Global Crisis

The 2014 Ebola virus outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria is fast unfolding as the worst known outbreak of the disease. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), since the outbreak was identified in March this year there ...

Dendreon to drain the pond? Investors sweat debt threat, but Provenge maybe not prostrate

Warning shareholders that the strategy to handle $620 million in debt due in 2016 could result in their ending up with “little or no ownership,” Dendreon Corp. reported second-quarter earnings that showed the prostate cancer (PC) drug Provenge ...

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