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FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility

Thu, 2018-10-11 15:32
FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility.Test is first of this type approved to report genotypes as final results

La FDA aprueba el uso ampliado de Gardasil 9 para incluir a personas de 27 a 45 años de edad

Tue, 2018-10-09 16:16
La FDA aprueba el uso ampliado de Gardasil 9 para incluir a personas de 27 a 45 años de edad

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new efforts to advance the development of generic copies of complex drugs to improve patient access to medicines

Tue, 2018-10-09 08:34
FDA issued a new series of guidance documents that will advance the development of generic transdermal and topical delivery systems

FDA approves expanded use of Gardasil 9 to include individuals 27 through 45 years old

Fri, 2018-10-05 15:48
FDA approves expanded use of Gardasil 9 to include individuals 27 through 45 years old

FDA allows marketing of first self-fitting hearing aid controlled by the user

Fri, 2018-10-05 11:39
FDA allows marketing of a new device, the Bose Hearing Aid, intended to amplify sounds for individuals 18 years or older with perceived mild to moderate hearing impairment (hearing loss). This is the first hearing aid authorized for marketing by the FDA that enables the user to fit, program and control the hearing aid on his or her own, without assistance from a health care provider.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new agency actions to further deter ‘gaming’ of the generic drug approval process by the use of citizen petitions

Tue, 2018-10-02 08:56
FDA issues revised guidance to allow for a more efficient approach to 505(q) petitions and focus more resources on scientific reviews.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA’s efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of its mission to protect patients

Mon, 2018-10-01 11:38
FDA’s efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of its mission to protect patients

FDA approves a new antibacterial drug to treat a serious lung disease using a novel pathway to spur innovation

Fri, 2018-09-28 16:19
The FDA approved the first antibacterial drug under the Limited Population Pathway for Antibacterial and Antifungal Drugs (LPAD). LPAD was created by Congress to spur development of drugs targeting serious infections in limited patient populations with unmet need.

FDA approves first treatment for advanced form of the second most common skin cancer

Fri, 2018-09-28 15:55
FDA approves Libtayo (cemiplimab-rwlc) for the treatment of patients with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC) or locally advanced CSCC who are not candidates for curative surgery or curative radiation. This is the first FDA approval of a drug specifically for advanced CSCC.

FDA authorizes first next generation sequencing-based test to detect very low levels of remaining cancer cells in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or multiple myeloma

Fri, 2018-09-28 14:23
FDA authorizes first next generation sequencing-based test to detect very low levels of remaining cancer cells in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or multiple myeloma

Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on preparations for the upcoming flu season and vaccinations

Thu, 2018-09-27 10:12
Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s role in preparing for flu season

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on modernizing standards of identity and the use of dairy names for plant-based substitutes

Thu, 2018-09-27 08:44
FDA issues a request for information to solicit feedback on how consumers are using plant-based substitutes for milk, cheese and other dairy foods.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new FDA commitment to disclose retailer information for certain food recalls to improve consumer safety

Wed, 2018-09-26 08:43
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new FDA commitment to disclose retailer information for certain food recalls to improve consumer safety

Remarks from Anna Abram as prepared for delivery to the 2018 Intergovermental Meeting on Drug Compounding

Tue, 2018-09-25 10:38
Remarks by FDA’s Anna Abram to the 2018 Intergovermental Meeting on Drug Compounding

FDA awards 12 grants to fund new clinical trials to advance the development of medical products for the treatment of rare diseases

Mon, 2018-09-24 13:23
FDA has awarded 12 new clinical trial research grants to enhance the development of medical products for patients with rare diseases

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the FDA’s ongoing efforts to prevent foodborne outbreaks of <i>Cyclospora</i>

Tue, 2018-09-18 15:47
he safety of the American food supply is one of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s highest priorities. A key part of our work in this space focuses on implementing the principles and measures of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The actions directed by FSMA are designed to prevent foodborne illness and food safety problems from happening.

FDA takes important steps to encourage appropriate and rational prescribing of opioids through final approval of new safety measures governing the use of immediate-release opioid analgesic medications

Tue, 2018-09-18 12:59
FDA takes important steps to encourage appropriate and rational prescribing of opioids through final approval of new safety measures governing the use of immediate-release opioid analgesic medications.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on launch of ‘The Real Cost’ Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign amid evidence of sharply rising use among kids

Tue, 2018-09-18 08:34
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on launch of ‘The Real Cost’ Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign amid evidence of sharply rising use among kids.

FDA launches new, comprehensive campaign to warn kids about the dangers of e-cigarette use as part of agency’s Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan, amid evidence of sharply rising use among kids

Tue, 2018-09-18 07:58
FDA launched new, comprehensive campaign to warn kids about the dangers of e-cigarette use as part of agency’s Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan, amid evidence of sharply rising use among kids.

FDA approves device for treatment of acute coronary artery perforations

Fri, 2018-09-14 11:08
FDA approves device for treatment of acute coronary artery perforations

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