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 The leading web portal for pharmacy resources, news, education and careers January 25, 2015
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1/24/15 - FDA Approves Natpara® (parathyroid hormone) for Injection as an Adjunct to Calcium and Vitamin D to Control Hypocalcemia in Patients with Hypoparathyroidism
NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company pioneering and delivering therapies that transform the lives of patients with rare diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Natpara ® as an adjunct to calcium and vitamin D to control hypocalcemia in patients with hypoparathyroidism.
1/24/15 - Signostics Secures FDA 510k Clearance for Handheld Bladder Scanner [Professional Services Close - Up]
Signostics has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to launch the SignosRT Bladder, the company's new hand-held bladder scanner. The product is already sold in Australia and New Zealand with applications across a number of medical sectors including aged care, home nursing, midwifery, urology and palliative care.
1/24/15 - Switzerland : Novartis Bexsero vaccine approved by FDA for the prevention of meningitis B, the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in the US [TendersInfo (India)]
Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval of Bexsero for active immunization to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by serogroup B in adolescents and young adults from 10 years through 25 years of age. As part of the accelerated approval process, Novartis will complete its ongoing..
1/24/15 - United States : FDA approves a second vaccine to prevent serogroup B meningococcal disease [TendersInfo (India)]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Bexsero, a vaccine to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B in individuals 10 through 25 years of age. Bexsero is the second vaccine approved by the FDA in the past three months to prevent this disease. With today s approval of Bexsero, the U.S. now h
1/24/15 - United States : FDA approves Natpara to control low blood calcium levels in patients with hypoparathyroidism [TendersInfo (India)]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Natpara to control hypocalcemia in patients with hypoparathyroidism, a rare disease that affects approximately 60,000 people in the United States. The FDA granted Natpara orphan drug designation because it is intended to treat a rare disease. People with hypoparathyroidism have limited treatment.
1/24/15 - United States : Medtronic Introduces Enhanced Therapy to Treat Debilitating Symptoms of Serious Stomach Disorder [TendersInfo (India)]
Medtronic, Inc. today announced it has received United States Food and Drug Administration approval, under a humanitarian device exemption*, for the Medtronic Enterra ® II System. The system is used to treat chronic, intractable nausea and vomiting associated with gastroparesis of diabetic or unknown origin when more conservative treatments fail o

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