FDA Approves Xolair for Food Allergy Treatment

Associate Director Stone says the injection, while not a cure, “will help reduce the health impact if accidental exposure occurs.“ U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved…

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FDA Approves Treatment for Severe Frostbite

The injections are intended to prevent amputation of digits. The Food and Drug Administration approved a new treatment for severe frostbite this week that is intended to prevent…

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CDC Issues Alert on Listeria Outbreak

The food safety alert includes certain queso fresco and cotija cheese. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an alert regarding the outbreak of listeria in…

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Senator Schumer Urges FDA and FTC to Further Regulate Nicotine Pouches

He calls Zyn product “quiet and dangerous.“ Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York has called for the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission…

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FDA Recognizes Hydrogen Peroxide for Sterilization of Medical Devices

The agency supports the broader adoption of vaporized peroxide as an alternative to sterilizing with ethylene oxide. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that vaporized hydrogen…

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FDA to Update CISA Protocols on Medical Devices

GAO reports the agency’s cyber security agreement is five years old. The Government Accountability Office has reported that the Food and Drug Administration needs to work with the…

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Federal Court Issues Injunction Against Pharmaceutical Company

The corporation is prohibited from distributing drugs after not complying with federal manufacturing requirements. The District Court of Massachusetts brought a permanent injunction against Pharmasol Corporation, which is…

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FDA Approves Gene Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease

Two cell-based gene therapies will address the debilitating hereditary blood disorder. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of two groundbreaking cell-based gene therapies, Casgevy…

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FDA Issues Alert on Safety Concerns with Certain CPAP Machines

Reports of thermal issues with Philips DreamStation 2 CPAP Machines prompt discussions with the company. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has alerted patients and healthcare providers…

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FDA Approves Treatment for Rare Tumors

Though noncancerous, the tumors can decrease quality of life. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Ogsiveo (nirogacestat) tablets as the first-ever treatment for desmoid tumors—a…

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