Tag Archives: disorder

Mitigating psychiatric disorder relapse in pregnancy during pandemic

Dr. Lee S. Cohen, Director of the Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women’s Mental Health at Massachusetts General Hospital, recently shared his insights on mitigating psychiatric relapse during pregnancy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with Ob.Gyn News on August 28th, 2020 In a previous column, I addressed some of the issues that quickly arose in the context of the… Read More »

Ultragenyx’s Crysvita scores FDA nod in 2nd ultra-rare bone disorder

Ultragenyx and Kyowa Kirin raised eyebrows when they launched ultra-rare disease Crysvita in 2018 with an eye-popping price tag of $ 200,000 per year. Despite some pushback from cost watchdogs, the partners kept pushing to expand Crysvita’s reach and now have the FDA’s green light in a second indication. The FDA on Thursday approved Crysvita… Read More »