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9/18/14 - Baxter Gets FDA Approval for RIXUBIS [Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant)] for Treatment of Children with Hemophilia B [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
Baxter International said that the United States Food and Drug Administration has approved RIXUBIS for routine prophylactic treatment, control and prevention of bleeding episodes, and perioperative management in children with hemophilia B. "In addition to the positive reception we've received from adult RIXUBIS patients, the approval for pediatric
9/18/14 - Digital mammography system developed at Mass General Hospital receives FDA approval
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly-- BOSTON- A digital mammography system developed based on concepts originally tested at Massachusetts General Hospital has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. GE Healthcare received approval to market the SenoClaire* Digital Breast Tomosynthesis system, which is based
9/18/14 - FDA Approves Use of 2.4 GHz Wireless Connectivity with the Cochlear Nucleus 6 Sound Processor [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
Cochlear Limited said that the US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity with the Cochlear Nucleus 6 Sound Processor. In a release Cochlear said that, utilizing the same 2.4 GHz wireless protocol that Bluetooth and Wi-Fi devices depend on, Cochlear Wireless Accessories provide a connection to electronic devic
9/18/14 - India,United States : EPIRUS gets approval for its first biosimilar drug distribution called REMICADE [TendersInfo (India)]
The drug company formed out of a merger with Zalicus, Epirus Biopharmaceuticals is announcing its first-ever drug approval. The US Food and Drug Administration is formulating its guidelines for what can be called a biosimilar, other countries, including Europe and India, have moved ahead and are already approving such drugs. It will be manufactured
9/18/14 - Japan : U.S. FDA Approves New Indication for the Use of XTANDI (enzalutamide) Capsules for Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate... [TendersInfo (India)]
Medivation, Inc. and Astellas Pharma Inc.announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new indication for the use of XTANDI capsules to treat patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. The FDA s priority review and approval of this new indication for XTANDI now enables the use of an important therapy by p
9/17/14 - BASF Supports the Sunscreen Innovation Act
As a member of the Public Access to Sun Screens Coalition, BASF supports the Sunscreen Innovation Act, which today was approved by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, led by Chairman Tom Harkin and Ranking Republican Lamar Alexander. "BASF commends the Senate HELP committee and Senators Jack Reed and Johnny Isakson for t

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