Long surgery wait times are not just inconvenient—they can have serious consequences. Here’s how Canadians can receive immediate access to critical surgery.
A key problem that is often overlooked is the health of senior leadership teams. Quest Executive allows senior leadership teams to stay focused on the business.
Kane Tanaka is 118 years of age. She lives in Fukuoka, Japan. There is a dramatic increase in the number of centenarians in all countries. Science is discovering new ways to prolong life and possibly reverse aging. That’s the good news. Previously, until the middle of the 18th century, life spans rarely exceeded 35 years. […]
On March 19, 2020, as Covid-19 swept across the world, Bourla challenged everyone at Pfizer and its partner BioNTech — a German company focused on cancer immunotherapies — to “make the impossible possible”: develop a vaccine more quickly than anyone ever had before, ideally within six months and certainly before the end of the year. […]
Abcellera is Canada’s most valuable biotech company. It licensed its antibody for COVID 19 called bamlanivimab to Eli Lilly. This licensing deal has lead to monumental royalties of US$233M in revenue and US$119M in net profit. A winner beyond words. Bamlanivimab is used to reduce hospitalizations by up to 80% in recently diagnosed patients and […]
Many doctors are concerned about selecting and dosing medications for depression and anxiety. There is lots of uncertainty before writing the script. Now the team at RCM Health Consultancy has a new tool. We get a buccal swab test. The pharmacogenomics test tells us what medications to use and how to dose them. It also […]
The patient perspective is too often forgotten in considerations of how cancer care can be improved. The All.Can patient survey gave us a unique opportunity to ask this question directly to those who have had personal experience of cancer. Almost 4,000 cancer patients and caregivers from more than 10 countries across the world responded to […]
Guardian June 5 2019 Parents of children with cystic fibrosis who are desperate to use a drug that the NHS cannot afford are forming a buyers club to obtain a cut-price version made in Argentina where the patent does not apply. Angry at the stalemate between Vertex, the US manufacturer of Orkambi, and NHS England, the families […]
‘She’s wiggling her toes’: New fetal surgery for spina bifida may be safer for both baby and mom By USHA LEE MCFARLING Stat Magazine May 28 2019 LOS ANGELES — Gilda Giron was 13 weeks pregnant and barely showing when she started to worry. Something wasn’t right with her ultrasound image. At 16 weeks, Gilda […]