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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
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Breast cancer: FDA okays direct-to-consumer test that reports three mutations in the BRCA breast cancer genes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week authorized the Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk (GHR) Report for BRCA1/BRCA2 (Selected Variants). It is the first direct-to-consumer (DTC) test to report More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Dietary Supplements: The Face of a Self-Regulating Industry

The pressure to look great weighs heavily on many. From people who want to lose weight to improve their overall health to those who want to lose weight to fit their ideal beauty standards, the dietary supplement More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Profounda receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for miltefosine for treating Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM)

Profounda, Inc. announced Friday that it has received, the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) with miltefosine.  More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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FDA passes Mifeprex changes, reducing cost for abortions despite risk to women

The Food and Drug Association (FDA) changed the regimen for mifepristone (Mifeprex), significantly reducing the obstacles, burden, and cost to abortionists. The move includes approval of new labeling for the abortion More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Bristol-Myers Squibb’s, Empliciti, receives approval for the treatment of multiple myeloma

Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval for Empliciti (elotuzumab) in combination with two other therapies to treat people with multiple myeloma who have received one to three prior medications. Multiple More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 23rd, 2015
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Opdivo receives FDA nod to treat advanced form of kidney cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Opdivo (nivolumab) to treat patients with advanced (metastatic) renal cell carcinoma, a form of kidney cancer, who have received a certain type of prior therapy. Photo/Madhero88 More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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HIV treatment, Genvoya, gets FDA nod

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Genvoya (a fixed-dose combination tablet containing elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide) as a complete regimen for the treatment More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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ADF files brief to make New Hampshire funding of Planned Parenthood records public

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a brief with the New Hampshire Supreme Court Wednesday to release all documents related to the state’s funding of abortion facilities and its continuing failure to regulate More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Prevalent Poison: The Shocking Stats Behind Nursing Home Drugging

When people send their loved ones to a nursing home, they expect that they will be taken care of. But, some new findings suggest that elderly patients are being abused in these facilities. Here are some ways to More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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How the Mark of the Beast arrived in the 21st Century

It’s always easy for Christians in 2015 to proudly proclaim how they’ll refuse the “Mark of the Beast” as described in the Bible. These Christians never account or analyze how desperate they More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Blood clot prevention drug, Savaysa, gets FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the anti-clotting drug Savaysa (edoxaban tablets) to reduce the risk of stroke and dangerous blood clots (systemic embolism) in patients with atrial fibrillation More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Novo Nordisk’s Saxenda receives FDA approval for chronic weight management treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Saxenda (liraglutide [rDNA origin] injection) as a treatment option for chronic weight management in addition to a reduced-calorie diet and physical activity. The More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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FDA approves Obizur for treating hemophilia A bleeding episodes in adults

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Obizur [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), Porcine Sequence] for the treatment of bleeding episodes in adults with acquired hemophilia A (acquired Factor VIII [FVII] More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Diabetes drug, Trulicity, receives FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Trulicity (dulaglutide), a once-weekly subcutaneous injection to improve glycemic control (blood sugar levels), along with diet and exercise, in adults with type More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Vacations and Health – The new winning formula for travelers abroad

Many people around the world who simply cannot afford to undergo a medical procedure at home, due to a complex medical procedure or a simple cosmetic one, have got an opportunity to go to a foreign country and have More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Sleep drug, Belsomra, gets FDA nod

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Belsomra (suvorexant) tablets for use as needed to treat difficulty in falling and staying asleep (insomnia). Belsomra is an orexin receptor antagonist and is More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Colorectal cancer: FDA approves Cologuard for colorectal screening

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cologuard, the first stool-based colorectal screening test that detects the presence of red blood cells and DNA mutations that may indicate the presence of certain More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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COPD drug, Striverdi Respimat, receives FDA approval

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Striverdi Respimat (olodaterol) inhalation spray to treat patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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FDA approves Targiniq ER, extended-release oxycodone, to treat severe pain

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Targiniq ER (oxycodone hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride extended-release tablets), an extended-release/long-acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesic to treat More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Gilead Sciences cancer drug, Zydelig, receives FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zydelig (idelalisib) to treat patients with three types of blood cancers. Zydelig is being granted traditional approval to treat patients whose chronic lymphocytic More...


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