Keeping you up to date on recent developments in cardiology, including: COVID-19 an independent risk factor for acute ischemic stroke; New heart valve holds hope for open heart surgery; Company unveils results on therapy to treat cardiovalvular diseases.
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Alexion, Aptose, Aquestive, Cancer Prevention, Cytocom, Emmaus, Genentech, Goliver, Heron, Incyte, Intercept, Merz, Nordic Nanovector, Novartis, PTC, Rakuten, Roche, Rocket, SFA, Teijin.
Conventional wisdom has it that recent expansions in coverage of telehealth will never be fully reversed. The addition of artificial intelligence (AI) into telehealth could solve several issues faced by doctors and hospitals. There is some concern, however, that the blending of AI and telehealth will industrialize the practice of medicine, dissuading patients from seeking critically needed care.
LONDON – Two months after the launch, the World Health Organization (WHO) has laid out the spending plans for its push to accelerate development and production of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics.
DUBLIN – Emer Cooke, named this week as the next executive director of the EMA, is the first woman to lead the organization since its creation in 1994. She is due to take up the post in November, but her appointment must first be ratified by the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI). She is due to present a statement to the group on July 13.
Med-tech happenings, including deals and partnerships, grants, preclinical data and other news in brief: Anyplace MD, Applied DNA Sciences, Biocodex, Biocodex Microbiota Foundation, Biostem, Brainlab, Device Access UK, Intersect ENT, Nexstim, Phunware, Venus Concept.