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How hackers increasingly can target the data of homebound patients

With the rising number of homebound healthcare patients using technology to communicate with caregivers, family and others, comes new data threats from hackers targeting patient data. In a new blog post, I’ve assessed the data security threat of hackers obtaining sensitive data through popular home smart assistant technologies such as Alexa and Google Home, from… Read More »

FDA Approves Label Update for Crysvita (burosumab) for the Treatment of X-Linked Hypophosphatemia (XLH) in Pediatric Patients 6 Months of Age and Older

Print this page NOVATO, Calif., and TOKYO, Sept. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ: RARE), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for serious rare and ultra-rare diseases, and Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label expansion for Crysvita (burosumab). The label has been updated to include… Read More »

FDA Approves Keytruda (pembrolizumab) plus Lenvima (lenvatinib) Combination Treatment for Patients with Certain Types of Endometrial Carcinoma

Print this page KENILWORTH, N.J., & WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.– September 17, 2019 — (BUSINESS WIRE)–Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Eisai today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the combination of Keytruda, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, plus Lenvima, the orally available kinase inhibitor discovered by… Read More »