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4/19/15 - Direct Flow Medical Secures FDA Approval to Broaden SALUS U.S. Pivotal Trial [Professional Services Close - Up]
Direct Flow Medical has received Investigational Device Exemption approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to broaden its SALUS Trial, including the addition of high risk patients and randomization against a commercial device, the Medtronic CoreValve. Principal investigators for the SALUS Trial are Murat Tuzcu, M.D., Vice Chairman of the
4/19/15 - United States : FDA approves first-of-its-kind corneal implant to improve near vision in certain patients [TendersInfo (India)]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the KAMRA inlay, a device implanted in the cornea of one eye to improve near vision in certain patients with presbyopia. It is the first implantable device for correction of near vision in patients who have not had cataract surgery. Presbyopia is a natural part of aging and can make reading and p
4/19/15 - United States : FDA approves new Heart Failure Drug [TendersInfo (India)]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new heart failure drug. Another heart failure pill from Novartis is being sanctioned by the FDA and could be sanctioned this summer. Mary Norine Walsh, a vice president at the American College of Cardiology vice president and head of heart failure treatment and cardiac transplantation at St.
4/17/15 - AMERIGEN Announces Tentative Approval of Generic Bystolic®
Pursuant to a 2013 settlement agreement with Forest Laboratories, and subject to FDA final approval of its ANDA, Amerigen may launch its generic product on the date that is the later of three calendar months prior to the expiration of U.S. Amerigen Pharmaceuticals is a group of companies engaged in all phases of the generic pharmaceutical business,
4/17/15 - C-FDA OKs IND for D-Pharm's Anti-Epileptic Drug, DP-VPA in China [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
D-Pharm has been notified by its co-development partner, Jiangsu Nhwa Pharmaceutical Co.,, that they received an approval letter from the Chinese Food and Drug Administration that allows clinical development of DP-VPA, through Phase 3, for epilepsy. According to a media release, the specific clinical protocols will be communicated to the C-FDA befo
4/17/15 - FDA approves first generic Copaxone to treat multiple sclerosis
Sandoz has received FDA approval to market generic glatiramer acetate in a 20 mg/1 ml daily injection. 'Health care professionals and patients can be assured that FDA- approved generic drugs have met the same rigorous standards of quality as the brand-name drug,' said Janet Woodcock, M.D., director of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Resear

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