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  • EMA Recommends Upadacitinib for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    on October 19, 2019 at 12:45 am

    A European Medicines Agency advisory panel recommended marketing authorization for upadacitinib for the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. International Approvals […]

  • More Evidence of Worse Outcomes With New-Onset AFib After TAVR
    on October 18, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    Results suggest new-onset AF after TAVR represents a distinct population with a high risk for poor long-term outcomes, including mortality, and the reasons are unclear. Medscape Medical News […]

  • EU Committee Backs Delafloxacin for ABSSSI
    on October 18, 2019 at 10:32 pm

    A European Medicines Agency advisory panel recommended delafloxacin for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections in adults when other commonly used antibacterial drugs are inappropriate. International Approvals […]

  • EU Panel Gives Thumbs-Up on First Ebola Vaccine
    on October 18, 2019 at 9:49 pm

    The V920 Ebola Zaire vaccine (Ervebo, Merck) protects against Ebola virus disease caused by Zaire Ebola virus in at-risk adults aged 18 years or older. International Approvals […]

  • EU Panel Backs Drugs for Hypoglycemia, Osteoporosis
    on October 18, 2019 at 9:08 pm

    After an initial no, CHMP backs romosozumab for severe osteoporosis with high fracture risk; Baqsimi is the first nasally administered treatment for severe hypoglycemia. International Approvals […]

  • Over 700 Doctors Paid More Than $1 Million by Drug, Medical Device Companies
    on October 18, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    ProPublica has been tracking drug company spending on doctors since 2010. We just updated our database and found that companies are still paying private doctors huge sums for promotional talks and consulting. ProPublica […]

  • EMA Panel Endorses New Indications for Two Cancer Drugs
    on October 18, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    The CHMP has recommended that two oncologic drugs be approved for additional uses in Europe. International Approvals […]

  • Medicare Drug-Negotiations Bill Approved by House Committees
    on October 18, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    House Democrats advanced their bill in the congressional debate about restraining rising drug prices. Senate Republicans are not considered likely to hold a vote on the bill. Medscape Medical News […]

  • ARBs Linked to Increased Suicide Risk, Experts Skeptical
    on October 18, 2019 at 6:57 pm

    A new study suggests an increased risk for suicide associated with angiotensin receptor blockers compared with ACE inhibitors among older adults, but leading cardiovascular experts are skeptical. Medscape Medical News […]

  • EMA Panel Backs Esketamine Nasal Spray for Resistant Depression
    on October 18, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    Spravato is for use with an oral antidepressant in adults with major depressive disorder who have failed at least two different antidepressants. International Approvals […]