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Why it took years for the FDA to warn about infections tied to medical scopes An outbreak at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh in late 2012 should have been an early warning that a reusable medical scope was spreading deadly infections and nearly impossible to disinfect.But staff at the federal Food and Drug Administration l
The Morning Call | 1 hour, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Allentown, Pennsylvania
FDA halts trial at Seattle biotech following patient deaths The Food and Drug Administration has suspended a clinical trial by Seattle-based cancer drug company CTI BioPharma (Nasdaq: CTIC) after patients died from intracranial hemorrhage, cardiac failure and cardiac arrest, the company said in a statement. CTI Bi
bizjournals.com | 4 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
ZeroTo510 graduate raises $800,000 in funding A graduate of the ZeroTo510 accelerator is close to submitting its product to the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA), with hopes it will be approved in early 2017. In the meantime, LineGard Medical is poised to close on $800,000 in funding to continue
bizjournals.com | 8 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Memphis, Tennessee
FDA presses medical device makers to OK good faith hacking The Food and Drug Administration wants manufacturers to allow independent security researchers to hunt for potentiallylife-threatening vulnerabilities. So far, few companies arewilling.
The Christian Science Monitor | 8 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
FDA advisory panel strongly backs biosimilar Remicade (Reuters) - A medical advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended approval of a cheaper biosimilar form of Johnson & Johnson's Remicade arthritis drug that could eventually batter sales of the branded product.
Reuters | 11 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
FDA seeks $5.1 billion total for FY 2017, including funds to implement food safety law, improve medical product safety and quality FY 2017 request reflects eight percent increase from last year, includes key funds for cancer initiative.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting a total budget of $5.
Medical News Today | 11 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
FDA lifts clinical hold; Heat's bladder cancer trial moves ahead The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has lifted the clinical hold on a drug trial run by Durham-based Heat Biologics (Nasdaq: HTBX) allowing the trial to move forward. The ruling comes down just one week after FDA placed a clinical hold on the trial, a q
Triangle Business Journal | 11 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
Various Development Advancements for Targeted Treatment Therapies for Rare Diseases & Disorders Lead to Newest Orphan Drug Designations by the U.S. FD CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, February 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's latest Orphan Drug Designations become vitally important in the development of targeted treatment therapies when granted by the FDA to novel drugs and biologics which are defined as those i
PR Newswire | 12 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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New drug melts away double chin The FDA recently approved a new drug that will literally melt away your double chin.
WXII12.com | 15 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Greensboro, North Carolina
Penn researchers offer new approach to treating cocaine addiction New findings out the University of Pennsylvania shows that an FDA-approved drug used for diabetes and obesity may also reduce cocaine dependence.
EurekAlert! | 21 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend