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Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — ‘It’s really thinking about it differently’

Bluebird Bio CEO Nick Leschly on Friday defended the biotech company’s $ 1.8 million price tag for its new gene therapy to treat a rare genetic blood disorder. Bluebird’s therapy, Zynteglo, was approved in Europe earlier this month for patients with beta thalassemia who require regular blood transfusions to manage their disease and have no… Read More »

Do you really have a penicillin allergy?

Chances are, you or someone you know is one of the 10% of Americans with a documented penicillin allergy. But just because you were told you had a penicillin allergy, or had one in the past, does not mean you have one now. People with a penicillin allergy history have their allergy disproved with allergy… Read More »

What It Really Means to Bulk Up

If you want to build muscle and don’t want to spend a ton of time to make it happen, you need to know about bulking. What is bulking? Put simply, it’s taking in more calories that you need per day, so that—with the right training program, of course—those excess calories go to build muscle, according… Read More »