Medications

Price tag on gene therapy for rare form of blindness: $850K

A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000 per patient, making it one of the most expensive medicines in the world and raising questions about the affordability of a coming wave of similar gene-targeting ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Meningitis B vaccine's high price tag poses a health care conundrum

Four years ago, when meningitis B, an extremely rare but potentially lethal form of the infection, sickened a small number of college students at Princeton and the University of California, Santa Barbara, there was no vaccine ...

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