New treatment drug for Type 1 Diabetes approved by FDA

Provention Bio received FDA approval for Tzield. A diabetes type 1 treatment medication has been approved by the US FDA. For adults and paediatric patients 8 years of age and older who currently have stage 2 type 1 diabetes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Tzield (teplizumab-mzwv) injectable to prevent the formation of […]

FDA cautions Prolia users to be on the lookout for severe hypocalcemia

In light of the possibility of serious consequences, such as hospitalisation and death, the FDA stated that it is investigating the risk of severe hypocalcemia among dialysis patients using denosumab (Prolia). The FDA alluded to interim findings from denosumab maker Amgen’s ongoing safety trial, which revealed an elevated risk of hypocalcemia in patients with severe […]

Just thirty percent of FDA regulations are supported by research

Drug safety is dependent on monitoring a drug’s security after it is made available to patients (a process known as post-marketing pharmacovigilance). Less than one-third of the regulatory decisions made by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are backed by published research findings or public assessments, according to a study that was just published […]

Experimental Alzheimer’s medication reduces cognitive deterioration by 27%

1800 Alzheimer’s patients at varying stages participated in the study. There is some good news for Alzheimer’s patients as an experimental treatment has demonstrated great success in delaying the decrease in cognitive and functional abilities by roughly 27%, according to the drug’s manufacturers. Lecanemab, a medicine created by American corporation Biogen and Japanese pharmaceutical company […]

At-home furosemide for heart failure has been approved by FDA

It is administered at home with the use of a single-use Furoscix On-Body Infusor, which involves a pre-filled cartridge containing the loop diuretic that attaches to the patient’s abdomen for delivery of an 80-mg dose over 5 hours. The FDA approved the first furosemide (Furoscix) formulation for subcutaneous self-administration by patients with congestive heart failure, […]

A new drug has been approved by FDA for the treatment of plaque psoriasis

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. About 8 million adults in the United States have psoriasis with the most common type being plaque psoriasis. The drug, called deucravacitinib, is the first TYK2 inhibitor approved for the treatment of any disease. It will be […]

Breast implants can lead to breast cancer, according to FDA new study

Breast implants have been linked to more forms of cancer, according to a warning issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Friday. The FDA has previously warned women of breast implants’ association with breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), however, these reports suggest implants may be linked to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and various lymphomas […]

A new alternative for treating wrinkles without Botox has been approved by FDA

A longer-lasting alternative to Botox has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The anti-wrinkle injectable medication is called Daxxify and it was developed by Revance Therapeutics, Inc. Company officials say Daxxify is the first facial injectable medication to see results typically lasting up to 6 months. They add that this means wrinkles can be prevented and managed […]

Hearing aids are available in October without a prescription

People dealing with hearing loss will be able to buy hearing aids without a doctor’s prescription as soon as mid-October. An estimated 28.8 million U.S. adults could benefit from using hearing aids, according to numbers from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. But only about 16% of people ages 20 to 69 years who […]

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