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May 31, 2022

FDA Clears Abbott Freestyle Libre 3 Glucose Sensor FDA Clears Abbott Freestyle Libre 3 Glucose Sensor

The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared Abbot’s Freestyle Libre 3 system for use by people with diabetes aged 4 years and older. The new […]
May 31, 2022

FDA Expands Indication for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug FDA Expands Indication for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label extension for oral risdiplam (Evrysdi, Genentech) to include presymptomatic infants  younger than 2 months old […]
May 30, 2022

Immunotherapy Now First Line for Esophageal Cancer Immunotherapy Now First Line for Esophageal Cancer

Immunotherapy with nivolumab (Opdivo) is now approved in the United States for first-line use in the treatment of unresectable advanced or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma […]
May 24, 2022

FDA Approves Topical Tapinarof for Plaque Psoriasis FDA Approves Topical Tapinarof for Plaque Psoriasis

The Food and Drug Administration has approved tapinarof cream, 1%, a steroid-free topical cream applied once a day, for the treatment of mild, moderate, or severe […]
May 20, 2022

Baricitinib Backed for Approval for Alopecia Areata in the EU Baricitinib Backed for Approval for Alopecia Areata in the EU

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended approval of baricitinib, a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor, for the treatment […]
May 13, 2022

Tirzepatide (Mounjaro) Gets FDA Approval for Type 2 Diabetes Tirzepatide (Mounjaro) Gets FDA Approval for Type 2 Diabetes

The “Twincretin” era for treating patients with type 2 diabetes has begun, with the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval of tirzepatide for this indication […]
May 13, 2022

‘Twincretin’ Tirzepatide Gets FDA Approval for Type 2 Diabetes ‘Twincretin’ Tirzepatide Gets FDA Approval for Type 2 Diabetes

The “Twincretin” era for treating patients with type 2 diabetes has begun, with the US Food and Drug Administration’s approval of tirzepatide for this indication on […]
May 13, 2022

RaDonda Vaught Sentenced to Probation for Patient Death RaDonda Vaught Sentenced to Probation for Patient Death

Calling the death of 75-year-old patient Charlene Murphey a “terrible, terrible mistake,” a Tennessee judge sentenced former nurse RaDonda Vaught, RN, to 3 years of supervised […]
May 13, 2022

FDA Approves Medtronic’s Onyx Frontier Drug-Eluting Stent FDA Approves Medtronic’s Onyx Frontier Drug-Eluting Stent

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Onyx Frontier drug-eluting stent (DES) to treat patients with coronary artery disease, the device manufacturer, Medtronic, […]
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