STAT+: Roivant CEO: New deals could ‘materialize later this year’

Roivant Sciences is facing questions about whether its business model can survive its recent successes. The company’s drug brepocitinib showed positive results in a study for non-infectious uveitis, while also announcing a $1.5 billion stock buyback, including shares owned by Sumitomo. Many of Roivant’s drugs, including brepocitinib, were initially part of larger pharmaceutical companies like…

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Acid-suppressive medications in infancy associated with food allergy risks

Exposure to acid-suppressive medications in infants increases the risk of developing food allergies, anaphylaxis, atopic dermatitis, and allergic rhinitis. Proton pump inhibitors present the highest risks, with risk ratios ranging from 2.17 to 11.23. Researchers hypothesize that these medications may increase allergy risks by causing gut dysbiosis. The study, which included 56,492 patients prescribed PPIs…

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Embracing the Inevitability of Aging With a Health System That Supports Doing So Gracefully

The United States is experiencing a significant demographic shift with an accelerated aging population. The number of people aged 65 and older is expected to nearly double by 2060 due to increased life expectancy and declining birth rates. This shift presents both opportunities and challenges, including the need for innovative solutions for healthcare, social services,…

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Florida Limits Abortion — For Now

Florida has become a focal point in the abortion debate this week, with the state’s Supreme Court ruling on a 15-week ban and upcoming six-week ban. President Biden highlights health accomplishments such as drug price negotiations for Medicare. The decisions in Florida will impact abortion access in the region. The Biden administration reverses a Trump-era…

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Wheel adds Mark Cuban Cost Plus, Talkspace and Health Gorilla to virtual care platform

Virtual care staffing vendor Wheel has partnered with Mark Cuban’s Cost Plus Drug Company, Talkspace, and Health Gorilla to offer mental health services, affordable prescription drug pricing, and diagnostic services through its platform. The partnerships aim to provide patients with more choice, accessibility, and affordability in their healthcare journey. Wheel CEO Michelle Davey emphasized the…

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