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8/31/14 - B. Braun Receives FDA Approval for Nutrilipid® 20%
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Medical Letter on the CDC& FDA-- B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Nutrilipid 20% for parenteral nutrition therapy in adult& pediatric patients. "We are very pleased that the FDA has granted ap
8/27/14 - FDA Approves Genentech's Avastin Plus Chemotherapy for Treatment of Advanced Cervical Cancer
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week-- Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Avastin ® in combination with paclitaxel and cisplatin or paclitaxel and topotecan for the treatment of women with persistent, recurrent or metastatic carcinoma of the cervix. "With this appr
8/25/14 - BioTime Receives FDA Premarket Notification Clearance for Premviaâ?¢ 510k
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at AIDS Weekly-- BioTime, Inc. announced that it has received notice from the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiologic Health that Premvia� has been cleared for marketing as a Class II medical device. Premvia� is the first FDA- cleared member of BioTime's HyStem ® family of hydrogels, which are designed to m
8/25/14 - FDA Approves BELSOMRA® suvorexant for the Treatment of Insomnia
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week-- Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved BELSOMRA ® for adults with insomnia who have difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep. BELSOMRA is a highly selective antagonist for orexin receptors.
8/25/14 - FDA Approves Exact Sciences' Cologuard®; First and Only Stool DNA Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Test
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest-- Exact Sciences Corp. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Cologuard, the company's noninvasive, stool DNA colorectal cancer screening test. Upon approval, Exact Sciences also received a proposed coverage memorandum from the Centers for Medicare and Med

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