Concerns over Efficacy and Cost of Muscle Wasting Treatments
Concerns over Efficacy and Cost of Muscle Wasting Treatments
Two new medications for treating a rare and deadly neuromuscular disease have high prices and questionable efficacies, say scientists.
Concerns over Efficacy and Cost of Muscle Wasting Treatments
Concerns over Efficacy and Cost of Muscle Wasting Treatments

Two new medications for treating a rare and deadly neuromuscular disease have high prices and questionable efficacies, say scientists.

Two new medications for treating a rare and deadly neuromuscular disease have high prices and questionable efficacies, say scientists.

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Book Excerpt from <em>Deep Medicine</em>
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