Tag Archives: data

Prenatal test used around the world stores personal data in Chinese gene bank: report

Breadcrumb Trail Links World Women News Health Eight million women — including Canadians — have used NIFTY and are likely unaware their information is shared Author of the article: Kirsty Needham and Clare Baldwin, Reuters Publishing date: Jul 07, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  4 minute read  •  39 Comments Office building administrator Emilia, who… Read More »

Novartis touts latest Zolgensma data as SMA competition against Biogen, Roche heats up

As Roche’s new spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) drug, Evresdi, gains steam, Novartis is hoping some new trial data can help its gene therapy Zolgensma stand out in the increasingly competitive field. In phase 3 data from the SPR1NT study presented at the European Academy for Neurology virtual congress, Zolgensma met its primary and secondary goals… Read More »

In Missouri and Other States, Flawed Data Makes It Hard to Track Vaccine Equity

Throughout the covid-19 vaccination effort, public health officials and politicians have insisted that providing shots equitably across racial and ethnic groups is a top priority. But it’s been left up to states to decide how to do that and to collect racial and ethnic data on vaccinated individuals so states can track how well they’re… Read More »

ASCO: Exelixis releases more details on Cabometyx thyroid cancer data that wooed Ipsen

When Ipsen announced last week that it wanted in on Exelixis’ Cabometyx for thyroid cancer, the company pegged that move to the oncology drug’s promising late-stage trial results. Now, Exelixis is offering up more details of that very trial. For a phase 3 study up for presentation at the virtual American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, investigators… Read More »

Modafinil and Armodafinil During Pregnancy: Data to Suggest Increased Risk of Malformations

As soon as we published this article on the use of modafinil during pregnancy, another study was published which included data on the reproductive safety of modafinil and armodafinil from the US Provigil/Nuvigil Pregnancy Registry.   The US Provigil/Nuvigil Pregnancy Registry was established in February 2010 and has collected data from women exposed to modafinil and/or… Read More »

VA payments system hit by hackers, breaching data of 46,000 vets

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs notified its beneficiaries on Monday that a data breach has exposed the personal information of approximately 46,000 veterans. According to the VA’s Office of Management, an online application used by the agency’s Financial Services Center was accessed by unauthorized users in an attempt to divert payments to community care… Read More »