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November 24, 2020

FDA Clears First Drug to Treat Ultra-Rare Metabolic Disorder FDA Clears First Drug to Treat Ultra-Rare Metabolic Disorder

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved lumasiran (Oxlumo, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals) subcutaneous injection to treat children and adults with primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1), […]
November 23, 2020

FDA Authorizes Regeneron’s COVID-19 Monoconal Antibody Treatment FDA Authorizes Regeneron’s COVID-19 Monoconal Antibody Treatment

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The FDA issued an emergency use authorization to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals for its […]
November 18, 2020

Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine 95% Effective in Final Phase 3 Results Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine 95% Effective in Final Phase 3 Results

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. After initial promising interim results on November 9, Pfizer and BioNTech today announced that their […]
November 18, 2020

FDA Clears First Rapid At-Home COVID Test FDA Clears First Rapid At-Home COVID Test

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization […]
November 18, 2020

Boston Scientific Bails on Lotus Edge Aortic Valve System Boston Scientific Bails on Lotus Edge Aortic Valve System

Boston Scientific said it is voluntarily recalling all unused inventory of the Lotus Edge transcatheter aortic valve replacement system effective immediately. In making the announcement today, […]
November 16, 2020

EMA Panel Backs Xofluza for Influenza, Post-Exposure Prophylaxis EMA Panel Backs Xofluza for Influenza, Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

At its November meeting, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended approval of the antiviral baloxavir marboxil (Xofluza, Roche) for treatment and post-exposure […]
November 16, 2020

Moderna: Interim Data Show 94.5% Efficacy for Its COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna: Interim Data Show 94.5% Efficacy for Its COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Moderna mRNA-1273 vaccine, in development to prevent COVID-19, yielded 94.5% efficacy […]
November 6, 2020

FDA Broadens Ticagrelor Indication to Stroke Prevention FDA Broadens Ticagrelor Indication to Stroke Prevention

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the antiplatelet agent ticagrelor (Brilinta) to reduce the risk for stroke in patients with acute ischemic stroke […]
November 4, 2020

Medtronic Recalls Rashkind Balloon Septostomy Catheters Medtronic Recalls Rashkind Balloon Septostomy Catheters

Medtronic is recalling Rashkind balloon septostomy catheters because of quality problems that may lead to the device breaking, separating, or failing during use, which could cause […]
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