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FDA expands approval of Vertex' cystic fibrosis medicine to treat children aged 12 to <24 months

8 hours 8 min ago
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) to include use in children with cystic fibrosis ages 12 to <24 months who have at least one mutation in their cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene that is responsive to KALYDECO based on clinical and/or in vitro assay data.
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Sun Pharma receives U.S. FDA approval for CEQUA to treat patients with dry eye disease

8 hours 25 min ago
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today announced that Sun Pharma has received approval for CEQUA (cyclosporine ophthalmic solution) 0.09%, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. CEQUA is indicated to increase tear production in patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye).
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Two thyroid medications recalled by FDA

Wed, 2018-08-15 21:33
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have announced the recall of two thyroid medications due to issues with their ingredients.
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New polyclonal immunotherapy successfully neutralizes Ebola virus

Wed, 2018-08-15 11:41
SAB Biotherapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its anti-Ebola immunotherapy (SAB-139) provided "100% protection against a lethal dose of the Ebola virus" in a recent animal study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.
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Powerful psychedelic compound can model near-death experiences in the brain

Tue, 2018-08-14 22:15
A powerful psychedelic compound found in ayahuasca can model near-death experiences in the brain, a study has found.
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Johns Hopkins expert panel develops first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines

Tue, 2018-08-14 11:33
A Johns Hopkins expert panel of health care providers and patients have announced what is, to their knowledge, the nation's first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines.
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New digital pharmacy aims to help people living with chronic care conditions

Tue, 2018-08-14 05:01
Thirty jobs are to be created through a new £1.5m ‘Tele-Pharmacy’opening in Liverpool, aimed at helping people living with chronic care conditions to manage their medicinal needs through the UK’s only artificial intelligent mobile app ‘Now Patient’.
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