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10/20/17 - 1st Clinical 7-Tesla MRI Scanner in North America Will Enable Mayo Clinic to Achieve Higher-Resolution Imaging for Patients
Mayo Clinic issued the following news release:. Mayo Clinic will have the first clinical 7- Tesla MRI scanner in North America that has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Mayo Clinic will be the first medical center in North America to offer patients advanced diagnostic imaging using an MRI scanner with the strongest magnetic fi
10/20/17 - Abbott Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results
Excluding specified items, adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations was $0.66 in the third quarter, at the high end of the previous guidance range of $0.64 to $0.66. In September, Abbott received U.S. FDA approval for its FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring system as a replacement1 for finger stick blood glucose monitoring. During the quarter
10/20/17 - BioLife Solutions Customer Kite Pharma Receives FDA Approval for Yescarta (Axicabtagene Ciloleucel) CAR T-Cell Therapy [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
BioLife Solutions, Inc., the leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade cell and tissue hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media, today announced that its customer Kite Pharma, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gilead Sciences, has received US FDA approval for Yescarta, the first CAR T-cell therapy for.
10/20/17 - Cerus Announces First Biologics License Application Approval for U.S. Blood Center Customer
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Genomics& Genetics Weekly-- Cerus Corporation announced that Rhode Island Blood Center received approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on their Biologics License Application requesting allowance for interstate distribution of platelets that have been pathogen-reduced with the INTERCEPT Blood System
10/20/17 - FDA approves new cancer treatment with Israeli pedigree [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]
Oct. 20-- Kite Pharma, bought by Gilead Sciences for $12 billion in August this year, has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted regular approval to its cancer treatment Yescarta. The product was approve on a fast-track process. Because of the combination of this process and the innovativeness of the product there were fears
10/20/17 - FDA Approves Radical New Gene-Altering Cancer Treatment [Tehran Times (Iran)]
On 18 October the Food and Drug Administration approved the second gene-altering cancer treatment for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a blood cancer. The new therapy, Yescarta, is now approved only for adults who have had two or more failed chemotherapy regimens. Today is an impo

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