U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff reviewers said clinical data to date did not merit approving BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc’s muscle-wasting disorder drug. The FDA staff reviewers raised questions over the clinical benefit of the drug, drisapersen, and said long-term data submitted by BioMarin did not support an approval at this time. BioMarin’s shares fell 8.7 […]

Two-thirds of the world’s population under 50 have the highly infectious herpes virus that causes cold sores around the mouth, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, in its first estimate of global prevalence of the disease. More than 3.7 billion people under the age of 50 suffer from the herpes simplex virus type 1 […]