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Nexus Pharmaceuticals gets FDA nod for Arsenic Trioxide injection in 10mg per 10mL vial

Nexus Pharmaceuticals chief commercial officer Omair Ahmed said: “The approval of generic Arsenic Trioxide injection continues to show Nexus’s commitment in providing access to affordable critical-need generic injectables.

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BMS secures positive CHMP opinion for Opdivo- Yervoy combo in RCC

This recommendation will now be reviewed by the European Commission (EC), which has the authority to approve medicines for the European Union (EU). Bristol-Myers Squibb melanoma and genitourinary

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Boehringer, Epizyme announce $300m oncology therapy program

As part of the collaboration worth $300m, Boehringer and Epizyme will involve in the research, development and commercialization of novel small molecule inhibitors directed toward two previously unaddressed

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Janssen applies for expanded approval for IMBRUVICA in Europe

One application seeks to include use of ibrutinib in combination with obinutuzumab in previously untreated adults with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and to add long-term follow-up data from

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Seattle Genetics begins blood cancer trial with SEA-BCMA

SEA-BCMA is an investigational antibody empowered using Seattle Genetics’ proprietary Sugar Engineered Antibody (SEA) technology designed to enhance antibody dependent cellular cytotoxicity. The target of SEA-BCMA, the cell

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Merck’s Keytruda improves overall survival in phase 3 esophageal cancer trial

The phase 3 Keynote-181 study assessing Keytruda as monotherapy in the second-line treatment of advanced or metastatic esophageal or esophagogastric junction carcinoma has achieved a primary endpoint of

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Scientists engineer DNA-encoded monoclonal antibodies targeting Zaire Ebolavirus

Study results, published online in Cell Reports, showed that DMAbs were expressed over a wide window of time and offered complete and long-term protection against lethal virus challenges.

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Biopharmaceutical firm NextCure completes $93m series B equity financing

The financing was led by Hillhouse Capital Management and Quan Capital, and included Bay City Capital, Surveyor Capital (a Citadel company), Ping An Ventures, Taiho Ventures LLC, ArrowMark

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FDA grants priority review to Tecentriq combo for triple-negative breast cancer

The FDA designation for the Tecentriq chemo combination is for TNBC patients whose condition is unresectable locally advanced or metastatic and whose disease expresses the PD-L1 protein, as

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AbbVie’s Mavyret shows high virologic cure rates in HCV study

The analysis, which is part of the 3b Expedition-8 study, assessed the safety and efficacy of Mavyret in treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients with compensated cirrhosis

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AAP Updates Management of Sport-Related Concussion
FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- Recommendations have been developed for the diagnosis and management of pediatric sport-related concussion (SRC), according to a clinical report published online Nov. 12 in Pediatrics. Mark E. Halstead, M.D., from the...
Epinephrine Personal Autoinjectors Cost-Effective at $24
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- In a simulation of children with peanut allergy, epinephrine personal autoinjectors are cost-effective at $24, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in JAMA Network Open. Marcus Shaker, M.D., from the...
CDC: Increase Seen in Salmonella Illnesses From Ground Beef
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- There have been 126 more cases of illness added to an investigation into a Salmonella outbreak linked to recalled ground beef products from JBS Tolleson Inc., bringing the total to 246 cases in 25 states, the U.S. Centers...
Burden of Liver Cancer Rising in Medicare Patients
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- Both hospitalizations and deaths are increasing among Medicare recipients with liver cancer, according to a study presented at The Liver Meeting, the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver...
Climate Change Expected to Lead to Rise in Lyme Disease
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- Rising temperatures are expected to increase the number of cases of Lyme disease in the United States by more than 20 percent by mid-century, according to a study published online Oct. 24 in the Canadian Journal of...
Drug Overdose Mortality Rates Highest in United States
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- In 2015, the United States had higher drug overdose mortality rates than those of many other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development member countries, according to a research letter published online Nov. 13 in...
ACAAI: Hospital Stay, Caregiver Knowledge of Asthma Linked
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- For children hospitalized with asthma exacerbations, caregiver knowledge predicts length of stay, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, held from...
Rates of Mental Health Tx, Diagnosis Up for College Students
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- From 2007 to 2017, there was an increase in the rates of mental health treatment and diagnosis among college students and a decrease in stigma, according to a study published online Nov. 5 in Psychiatric Services. Sarah...
Treatments Appear No Better Than Placebo for Tennis Elbow
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- At best, all treatments provide only small pain relief for tennis elbow, according to a review published online Oct. 31 in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Jayson Lian, from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...
Higher Risk for Amputation, DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors for T2DM
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- Use of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors is associated with an increased risk for lower-limb amputation and diabetic ketoacidosis compared with use of glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1) receptor agonists,...
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- In the first six months of 2018, 8.8 percent of U.S. individuals of all ages were uninsured, which was not significantly different from 2017, according to a report published Nov. 15 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
Health Care Costs, Use Up for Untreated Hearing Loss
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- Older adults with untreated hearing loss have increased total health care costs and an increased risk for medical comorbidities, according to two studies published online Nov. 8 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck...
Patients Hospitalized for COPD Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehab
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- Few patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) receive pulmonary rehabilitation (PR), according to a study published online Nov. 12 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Kerry A....
Obesity as a Teen Ups Risk for Later Pancreatic Cancer
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- Men and women who are obese as adolescents are at an increased risk for pancreatic cancer in adulthood, according to an study published online Nov. 12 in Cancer. Zohor Levi, M.D., from the Rabin Medical Center in Petach...
ACAAI: Almost 2 Percent of Children Have Milk Allergy
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- Almost 2 percent of children in the United States have a milk allergy, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, held from Nov. 15 to 17 in...
FDA Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cig Sales, Ban Menthol Cigarettes
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said today it will take steps to limit or ban access to flavored electronic cigarettes, menthol cigarettes, and flavored cigars. The move against flavored e-cigarettes stops short of...
Harms ID'd With Nonoperative Management of Appendicitis
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- Patients with uncomplicated appendicitis undergoing nonoperative management are more likely to have an appendicitis-associated readmission and to develop an abscess, although index hospitalization costs are lower compared...
American Heart Association, Nov. 10-12
The American Heart Association 2018 Scientific Sessions The annual meeting of the American Heart Association was held from Nov. 10 to 12 in Chicago and attracted more than 20,000 participants from around the world, including cardiovascular...
Insurance Coverage for Adult Obesity Care Increasing
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- Coverage for adult obesity care improved substantially in Medicaid and state employee insurance programs between 2009 and 2017, according to a study published online Nov. 14 in Obesity to coincide with the annual meeting...
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- Rising drug spending in the United States is being fueled by expensive name-brand prescription medicines, a new study shows. "Total prescription drug spending increased 10 percent annually since 2010," and 82 percent of...
CDC: Many Americans May Have Prediabetes and Not Know It
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- More than one-third of Americans have prediabetes, but 90 percent of them do not know they have it, medical experts say. Nov. 14 was World Diabetes Day, and the American Medical Association and U.S. Centers for Disease...
Option Found for Retreatment of Chronic Hep C Infection
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- Combined treatment with glecaprevir and pibrentasvir (G/P) is highly effective in treating chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype-1 infections that failed to respond to direct-acting antiviral therapy, according to a...
Many Patients Do Not Engage Health Care Provider During MS Relapse
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- The rate and frequency of relapse vary for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), and many report not visiting a health care provider during relapse, according to a study published in the November issue of Multiple...
Mental Health Conditions, Suicide Up After Major Trauma
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- Survivors of major trauma have an elevated risk for mental health conditions or death by suicide in the five years after injury, according to a study published in the Nov. 12 issue of CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian...
Breast Cancer Recurrence Rate Not Up With Autologous Fat Transfer
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- For patients with breast cancer, reconstruction with autologous fat transfer (AFT) seems not to increase the rate of locoregional recurrence versus conventional breast reconstruction, according to a study published online...
Low-Carbohydrate Diets Linked to Increase in Calories Burned
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- Low dietary carbohydrate intake is associated with increased energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenance, according to a study published online Nov. 14 in The BMJ to coincide with the annual meeting of The Obesity...
AHA: Lasting Benefit for CABG in Diabetes, Multivessel Disease
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- For patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) with multivessel coronary disease (MVD), coronary revascularization with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is associated with lower all-cause mortality than percutaneous...
No Age-Related Increase in BP for Yanomami Community
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- The Amerindian Yanomami community, which has no exposure to Western lifestyle, has no age-associated rise in blood pressure (BP), according to a research letter published online Nov. 14 in JAMA Cardiology. Noel T. Mueller,...
Calcified Nodules in Drusen May Signal Progression of AMD
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- Calcified nodules in retinal drusen are linked to disease progression in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a study published in the Nov. 7 issue of Science Translational Medicine. Anna C.S....
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- Data from patient- and family-reported error narratives indicate that problems related to patient-physician interactions are major contributors to diagnostic errors, according to a study published in the November issue of...
Under Pressure, JUUL Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- JUUL Labs, which commands 70 percent of the U.S. electronic cigarette market, announced yesterday that it would cease selling most flavored versions of its popular vaping pods in retail stores. The announcement comes...
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- By collecting data on suicides by medical students, residents, and fellows, the American Medical Association hopes to identify ways to reduce suicides among doctors-in-training. The data collection policy was approved at...
Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Ahead of the Holidays
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- There is an urgent need for blood and platelet donations in the United States because donations during September and October fell 21,000 units short of hospital needs, the American Red Cross says. "Today, the Red Cross...
CDC: Record Number of Tickborne Disease Cases in U.S. Last Year
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- The number of Americans with tickborne diseases reached a record high of nearly 60,000 in 2017, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Most of those cases (42,743) were Lyme disease. There were 36,000...
AHA: Guidelines Stress Healthy Lifestyle for Lowering Cholesterol
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- A healthy lifestyle for lowering cholesterol should be emphasized for reducing cardiovascular risk across the life course, according to a guideline published online Nov. 14 in Circulation to coincide with the annual...
Short Interpregnancy Intervals Tied to Adverse Outcome Risk
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- Short intervals between pregnancies are associated with increased risks for adverse pregnancy outcomes for women of all ages, according to a study published online Oct. 29 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Laura Schummers, S.D.,...
Changes in Risk Indicators of MetS Severity Tied to T2DM Risk
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- For patients with prediabetes who are randomly assigned to interventions, changes in risk indicators of metabolic syndrome (MetS) severity are associated with the risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and...
Pharmacist-Led Effort Cuts Inappropriate Rx in Older Adults
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- A pharmacist-led intervention has the potential to reduce prescriptions for inappropriate medication in older adults, according to a study published in the Nov. 13 issue of the Journal of the American Medical...
Consensus Statement Issued on Management of Foot, Ankle Gout
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners-Orthopedics Specialty Practice Group have issued a new joint clinical consensus statement on the etiology, diagnosis, and...
Heart Disease Leading Cause of Death in Low-Income Counties
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- The leading cause of death varies with income in the United States, with heart disease still the leading cause of death in low-income counties, according to a study published online Nov. 13 in the Annals of Internal...

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