Tag Archives: Faulty

How can heart valves become faulty

A most recent option for replacement of an aortic valve does not involve surgery. This test allows doctors to have a closer look at the heart valves than is possible with a regular echocardiogram. Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. This helps to prevent blood clots from forming.… Read More »

Faulty manufacturing trips up Nektar’s Bristol-partnered cancer drug in crucial trial

Could a manufacturing mix-up be as detrimental as the fact that a drug simply doesn’t work? Nektar learned the answer the hard way with its Bristol-Myers Squibb-partnered experimental cancer therapy. On Thursday, Nektar CEO Howard Robin went to great lengths to explain why response rates dropped in the second stage of a clinical trial testing NKTR-214 (bempegaldesleukin) in tandem… Read More »

Viewpoints: Pros And Cons Of Joe Biden’s Ideas About Public Option; Lawsuit Against ACA Is Faulty, Extremely Harmful

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. Bloomberg: Joe Biden’s Health Plan Has The Potential To Go Bold Health care has emerged as a key issue in the 2020 presidential race, and an area where Democrats believe they can gain an advantage with voters. When it comes to policy, though, most of the Democratic… Read More »