Food And Drug Administration

Are E-cigarettes A Sham, A Solution, Or An Excuse?

Allison Kurti Health, Americas Some smokers credit e-cigarettes with saving their lives. In a major blow to the vaping industry, the American Medical Association has called for a ban on e-cigarettes and vaping products that the FDA doesn’t...
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Alnylam's Givosiran Gets Fda Nod For Acute Hepatic Porphyria

Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report The Medicines Company (MDCO): Free Stock Analysis Report Anika Therapeutics Inc....
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Proqr Therapeutics Takes A Big Step Forward With Its Latest Fda Approval

ProQR Therapeutics shares jumped early on Thursday after the firm announced that it received an approval from the FDA for its autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa drug.

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18-year Study Examines Miller-fisher Syndrome After Vaccination

A recent study published in Muscle & Nerve created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Food and Drug Administration examined the prevalence of Miller-Fisher syndrome (MFS) occurring after vaccination in the United States.
Related topics: Medical Research, Vaccines, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Here's Why Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals Rose As Much As 36.7% Today

Shares of Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: KNSA) jumped over 36% today after the company announced that its lead drug candidate earned the coveted Breakthrough Therapy designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The regulatory...
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Overnight Health Care: Fireworks On Health Care Expected At Dem Debate | Trump Fda Pick Dodges On...

Welcome to Wednesday's Overnight Health Care.It's debate night, and health care is sure to be on the menu. There's also plenty of vaping news from FDA nominee Stephen Hahn's confirmation hearing.  Coming up at 9: More health care fighting!...
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Why This Fda Breakthrough Is A Big Deal For Recurrent Pericarditis Patients

Kiniksa Pharma shares jumped on Wednesday after the firm announced that the FDA granted Breakthrough Therapy designation for rilonacept for the treatment of recurrent pericarditis.

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American Medical Association Calls For Immediate Vaping Ban

The American Medical Association (AMA) called for an immediate vaping ban for all products not approved by the Food and Drug Administration to help people quit tobacco use, in a release Tuesday.The AMA voted Tuesday to request federal and state...
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Contact Lens To Slow Myopia Progression Ok'd For Kids

]]>(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -- A contact lens designed to slow myopia progression in children received FDA approval late Friday. The disposable, single-use MiSight lens is indicated for children 8 to 12 years at the start of treatment for...

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E-cigarette Vaping Evali Lung Injury And Death Count Update

We’ve been following the outbreak of lung injury associated with the use of e-cigarettes (vaping) since early August. On September 19, 2019, the FDA opened a criminal probe into the vaping-related lung injury outbreak, while the CDC’s...
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Is Juul Labs' Fda Application Doomed?

Electronic-cigarette industry leader Juul Labs is pulling out all the stops to ensure its pre-market tobacco application (PMTA) will be successful when it is finally submitted by the May 2020 deadline that all e-cig companies must meet.Even though...
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Does New Os Data Move The Needle For Tivozanib In Rcc?

]]>(MedPage Today) -- MIAMI -- Will updated survival results from a randomized phase III trial open the doors for the embattled drug tivozanib as a later-line renal cell carcinoma (RCC) therapy? After the FDA rejected the agent 6 years ago, the...

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Brukinsa Approved For Relapsed, Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 -- Brukinsa (zanubrutinib), a kinase inhibitor, has been granted accelerated approval for the treatment of adults with mantle cell lymphoma who have received at least one previous therapy, the U.S. Food and Drug...
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Fda Approves First Contact Lens That Slows Myopia Progression

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 -- MiSight, the first contact lens indicated to slow the progression of myopia in children ages 8 to 12 years, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency announced Friday. The single-use,...

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Novartis Receives Fda Nod For Adakveo In Sickle Cell Disease

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Cbd Is Not Safe, Says Former Fda Chief Scott Gottlieb

Despite its growing pains, cannabis projects as one of the fastest growing industries in the world over the next decade. With sales having already more than tripled between 2014 and 2018, various estimates suggest another quadrupling in worldwide...

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Fda Panel Endorses Wider Use Of Fish-oil Drug To Protect Against Heart Problems

Vascepa may protect against heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems for some patients with high triglycerides.
Related topics: Stroke, Cardiology

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Third Btk Drug Wins Lymphoma Indication

]]>(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -- The FDA granted accelerated approval of the Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor zanubrutinib (Brukinsa) for patients with relapsed and refractory mantle cell lymphoma. Supporting evidence for the...
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Fda Ok's Easier-to-clean Duodenoscope

]]>(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -- A duodenoscope with a disposable elevator component was cleared by the FDA on Friday, a major milestone on the road to eliminating contamination problems associated with such devices. In announcing the Pentax...

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Device Implants Need Better Labels, Advisers Tell Fda

]]>(MedPage Today) -- GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- Improved declarations of the types of metals contained in specific implant materials and devices emerged as one of an FDA advisory committee's major recommendations. Meeting here Wednesday and Thursday...

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