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Novartis receives FDA approval for expanded use of Zykadia in first-line ALK-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the expanded use of Zykadia (ceritinib) to include the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
PR Newswire | 12 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The FDA Moves Forward With Philip Morris iQOS Review Both Altria and Philip Morris were pleased with the move.
Fool.com | 13 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Here's How the FDA Just Helped Trump Deliver on a Big Promise A groundbreaking cancer drug approval may not have been what Trump had in mind, but a major restraint has indeed been slashed.
Fool.com | 20 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Reforming FDA, not price control, is path to cheaper drugs It is easy to see the political allure of cheap drugs, but what is often ignored by advocates of market distorting price controls is the long-term impact such policies will have on medical innovation and access.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 26, 2017 12:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Phoenix, Arizona
Reporter sues FDA for documents related to Sarepta drug approval A journalist has filed a federal lawsuit against the FDA seeking documents related to the agencys controversial approval last year of Exondys 51, a Duchenne muscular dystrophy treatment developed by Cambridge-based Sarepta Therapeutics. Charles Seife, a j
bizjournals.com | May 25, 2017 11:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PCMA Applauds FDA Commissioner's Commitment to Increasing Prescription Drug Competition WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today applauded Food and Drug Commissioner (FDA) Scott Gottlieb's call to publish a list of off-patent drugs that are vulnerable to price hikes, alon
PR Newswire | May 25, 2017 8:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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FDA: Controller For Heart Pump Recalled Over Deaths Federal regulators say nearly 29,000 controllers for implanted heart pumps are being recalled after reports of 26 deaths linked to malfunctions.
kdka.com | May 25, 2017 6:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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FDA Chief Proposes Changes to Fight High Drug Prices The new commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration plans a multifaceted effort to restrain high prescription-drug prices, centered on speeding cheaper generic medicines onto the U.S. market.
Wall Street Journal | May 25, 2017 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Latest Drug Pricing Threat: The FDA FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb is the latest public official to signal a tougher environment for drug pricing.
Wall Street Journal | May 25, 2017 6:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FDA approves first cancer treatment for any solid tumor with a specific genetic feature The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to a treatment for patients whose cancers have a specific genetic feature (biomarker).
Medical News Today | May 25, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend