The U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) approved Hemlibra (emicizumab-kxwh) to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adult and pediatric patients with hemophilia A who have developed antibodies called Factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitors.
It's a known fact that too much salt can increase blood pressure. But new research brings gut bacteria into the mix, and some good news along with it: probiotics may help to reverse the harmful effects of excessive salt.
Boehringer Ingelheim has won its first biosimilar approval in Europe with authorisation of Cyltezo for a range of chronic inflammatory conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
AstraZeneca and its global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, said Tuesay that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved FASENRA (benralizumab) for the add-on maintenance treatment of patients with severe asthma aged 12 years and older, and with an eosinophilic phenotype. FASENRA is not approved for the treatment of other eosinophilic conditions or relief of acute bronchospasm or status asthmaticus.
Perflow Medical, an Israeli-based medtech company focused on next-generation neurointerventional devices,announced the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 9510855, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), for the Stream™ Dynamic Neuro-Thrombectomy Net. This is the first device to provide full dynamic wall apposition during the treatment of acute ischemic stroke.
US regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has been taken, offering a new way of monitoring patients but also raising privacy concerns. The digital pill approved Monday combines two existing products: the former blockbuster psychiatric medication Abilify—long used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder—with a sensor tracking system first approved in 2012.
Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved PREVYMIS™ (letermovir) once-daily tablets for oral use and injection for intravenous infusion. PREVYMIS is indicated for prophylaxis (prevention) of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and disease in adult CMV-seropositive recipients [R+] of an allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT).
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Alecensa (alectinib) for the treatment of people with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as detected by an FDA-approved test.
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