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October 1, 2020

FDA Warns of Infection With Another Cooler-Heater Device FDA Warns of Infection With Another Cooler-Heater Device

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning once again about the potential risk for nontuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM) infection during cardiothoracic surgery using cooler–heater devices. […]
September 30, 2020

Trump, Biden Face Off Over ACA, COVID in Chaotic First Debate Trump, Biden Face Off Over ACA, COVID in Chaotic First Debate

Samson Pavilion in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 28. The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden took place […]
September 28, 2020

FDA OKs Mepolizumab (Nucala) for Hypereosinophilic Syndrome FDA OKs Mepolizumab (Nucala) for Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for mepolizumab (Nucala, GlaxoSmithKline) to include patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES). Mepolizumab is indicated for […]
September 24, 2020

FDA OKs First Point-of-Care Antibody Test for COVID-19 FDA OKs First Point-of-Care Antibody Test for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first point-of-care […]
September 24, 2020

FDA Orders Stronger Warnings on Benzodiazepines FDA Orders Stronger Warnings on Benzodiazepines

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants updated boxed warnings on benzodiazepines to reflect the “serious” risks of abuse, misuse, addiction, physical dependence, and withdrawal […]
September 22, 2020

EMA Panel Backs Baricitinib for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis EMA Panel Backs Baricitinib for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended approval of baricitinib tablets (Olumiant, Eli Lilly) for adults with moderate-to-severe […]
September 19, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies From Pancreatic Cancer Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies From Pancreatic Cancer

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a trailblazing jurist and the second woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, died Friday. She was 87. The cause of death […]
September 18, 2020

EMA Backs Dexamethasone for Severe COVID-19 After Data Review EMA Backs Dexamethasone for Severe COVID-19 After Data Review

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has endorsed the use of dexamethasone in […]
September 15, 2020

Whistleblower: Forced Hysterectomies, COVID Spread at ICE Facility Whistleblower: Forced Hysterectomies, COVID Spread at ICE Facility

A private prison company is accused in a whistleblower complaint of failing to protect detainees and employees at a Georgia Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention […]
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