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FDA OKs 1st generic nasal spray of overdose reversal drug  ABC NEWS · 2 days
US regulators have approved the 1st generic nasal spray version of the overdose reversing drug Narcan more
FDA orders surgical mesh manufacturers to stop selling and distributing their products in the U.S.  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today ordered the manufacturers of all remaining surgical mesh products indicated for... more
Leica Microsystems receives FDA De Novo clearance for blue light fluorescence module  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Leica Microsystems has received DeNovo clearance from the FDA to market its FL400 surgical microscope filter in the United States for characterization of tumor... more
FDA added sugar label could be a cost-effective way to improve health, generate savings  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The FDA's mandatory added sugar labeling policy for packaged foods and beverages could generate important health gains and cost-savings for... more
FDA's added sugar label could have substantial health and cost-saving benefits  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A label showing added sugars content on all packaged foods and sugary drinks could have substantial health and cost-saving benefits in the United States over the... more
FDA approves Intact Vascular’s Tack Endovascular System  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Intact Vascular, Inc., a private medical device company committed to developing solutions for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, today announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for the Tack Endovascular System, a... more
Study estimates potential health and economic impacts of FDA's added sugar label  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The Food and Drug Administration's mandatory added sugar labeling policy for packaged foods and beverages, set to take effect between 2020 and 2021, could... more
FDA clears Ortho Clinical Diagnostics’ VITROS XT MicroSlides  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics’ VITROS XT MicroSlides, featuring new, multi-test technology that allows labs to run two tests simultaneously on one MicroSlide, have been cleared for market by the U.S. Food and Drug... more
FDA approves new treatment for adults with metastatic bladder cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Balversa (erdafitinib), a treatment for adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic bladder cancer that has a... more
FDA offers funding to create the most advanced living mimicry of a human lung  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus announced the funding of $3.4 million by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... more
FDA issues safety labeling changes for female sexual dysfunction treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a safety labeling change order to Sprout Pharmaceuticals for their drug, Addyi (flibanserin), that requires the company to revise important... more
Bedfont receives FDA clearance for ToxCO breath analysis monitor  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The ToxCO is a breath analysis monitor that measures exhaled carbon monoxide (CO) to give healthcare personnel an idea of CO levels in the blood, allowing them to triage cases... more
FDA warns against using uncleared medical devices to assess or diagnose concussion  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning the public not to use medical devices marketed to consumers that claim to help assess,... more
Chinese FDA clears Cytek’s DxP Athena for clinical diagnostic use  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Thirteen-color flow cytometry just became much easier for clinical flow cytometry laboratories based in China. Cytek Biosciences Inc., a leading provider of flow cytometry instrumentation, today announced that... more
C-Path's PRO Consortium announces FDA qualification of new asthma clinical outcome assessment tools  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Critical Path Institute's Patient-Reported Outcome Consortium announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration qualification of two new clinical outcome assessment tools: the Asthma... more
FDA, EPA, and USDA announce strategy to address food waste  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Today, as part of the Trump Administration's Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Food and... more
FDA approves new osteoporosis drug for postmenopausal women with high fracture risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Evenity (romosozumab-aqqg) to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of breaking a bone (fracture). more
US warns docs not to abruptly halt opioid pain treatment  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
FDA warns doctors about risks of abruptly halting opioid prescribing to patients dependent on powerful drugs more
FDA approves two-drug complete regimen for previously untreated HIV-infected adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dovato (dolutegravir and lamivudine), as a complete regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in... more
FDA extends indication of metastatic breast cancer treatment to include male patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today is extending the indication of Ibrance (palbociclib) capsules in combination with specific endocrine therapies for hormone receptor... more
FDA and CBP collaborate to protect public health and safety  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection leaders signed an agreement today to maximize inspection and detection capabilities in order to prevent... more
The FDA Is Investigating a Possible Link Between E-cigarettes and Seizures  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
There have been 35 reported cases of people who had seizures shortly after they used e-cigarettes. more
Study: Most American allergists prescribe under-the-tongue allergy tablets  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Allergy shots (subcutaneous immunotherapy or SCIT) have been available for more than 100 years. Allergy tablets (sublingual immunotherapy or SLIT) have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in... more
FDA issues warning letters to four homeopathic firms for CGMP violations  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted warning letters to four companies who produce homeopathic drug products for significant violations of current good manufacturing practice... more
Study reveals new strategy to combat antibiotic resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new strategy to combat antibiotic resistance has emerged from a study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine. Published in the journal Molecular Cell, the report reveals for the first... more
Anti-evolvability drugs could slow antibiotic resistance in bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers found that one mechanism by which antibiotics induce drug-resistance mutations in bacteria is by triggering the generation of high levels of toxic molecules called reactive oxygen species (ROS). Additionally, treatment with... more
FDA approves new oral drug to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Mavenclad (cladribine) tablets to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults, to include relapsing-remitting... more
Emails show FDA worry after romaine outbreaks  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
FDA official raised concerns about produce industry after repeated food poisoning outbreaks linked to romaine more
Mammograms will soon include breast density says FDA  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The US FDA has proposed some drastic new steps to update and enhance mammography as a screening tool for breast cancer. more
Study provides framework for developing Ebola virus therapeutic under FDA Animal Rule  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases today announced that, for the first time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has provided... more
FDA approves treatment for adults with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) injection for treatment of adults with a certain type of inflammatory arthritis called non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA), with objective... more
Health officials’ plug for next FDA chief: Go big on e-cig regulation  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In an almost uniform response to the impending exit of Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, city and county public health officials are... more
FDA approves new oral treatment for men with certain forms of hypogonadism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Jatenzo (testosterone undecanoate), an oral testosterone capsule to treat men with certain forms of hypogonadism. more
FDA chief calls for release of all data tracking problems with medical devices  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced in a tweet Wednesday that the agency plans to release hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of... more
Device-safety experts to FDA: Make data public  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Medical device safety researchers are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to release hundreds of thousands of hidden injury and malfunction reports related to about 100 medical devices. more
AMSBIO introduces FDA standard tissue microarrays  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
AMSBIO offers an unmatched portfolio of over 2000 tissue microarrays, one of the best sample formats for rapid detection of cellular localization of RNA and protein expression. more
FDA approves new drug to treat adults with relapsing forms of MS  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Mayzent (siponimod) tablets to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include clinically... more
Mothers of fussy babies at higher risk of depressive symptoms  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
As FDA approval of the first postpartum depression drug hits the news, study looks at how infant fussiness and a baby's level of prematurity may influence the severity... more
Study finds increased financial burden for growth hormone treatment despite FDA approval  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Despite an FDA approval of growth hormone treatment for children with idiopathic short stature, the mean cost burden to patients and their families has... more
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