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Gilead, Novartis cancer therapies losing patients to experimental treatments

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Unusually high numbers of U.S. lymphoma patients are choosing experimental treatments over expensive cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD.O) and Novartis AG (NOVN.S), new data shows, helping explain why sales of the two products have not met rosy expectations. FILE PHOTO: A Gilead Sciences, Inc. logo is seen outside… Read More »

Fecal Transplant Is Linked to a Patient’s Death, the F.D.A. Warns

Two patients contracted severe infections, and one of them died, from fecal transplants that contained drug-resistant bacteria, the Food and Drug Administration reported on Thursday. As a result, the agency is halting a number of clinical trials until the researchers conducting them can demonstrate that they have procedures in place to screen donated stool for… Read More »