As reported in the Catalyst by Gabby Migliara on Oct 21st.
Medicines are responsible for more than a third of the improvement in life expectancy from 1990 to 2015, according to a recent s tudy published in Health Affairs . This underscores the crucial role of biopharmaceutical innovation, as life expectancy increased 3.3 years during that time period. For all causes of death, public health interventions were accountable for 44% of improved life expectancy, while pharmaceuticals were the second-leading cause of gains in life years at 35%. Notably, improvements in treatment thanks to biopharmaceutical... Read more