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2/25/17 - Baebies Receives FDA de novo Clearance for First Lysosomal Storage Disease Newborn Screening Platform, SEEKER
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week--- Baebies, a company focused on advancing newborn screening and pediatric testing, announced it has received de novo clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for SEEKER. "Although these LSDs have FDA approved therapies, this is a significant milestone for the LSD
2/25/17 - FDA Approves EMFLAZAâ?¢ deflazacort Tablets and Oral Suspension for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients 5 Years and Older
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week-- The FDA granted EMFLAZA priority review, which is reserved for investigational medicines that may offer major advances in treatment over existing options. "We are pleased to learn that the FDA has approved EMFLAZA," said Pat Furlong, founding President and CEO of Parent Proj
2/25/17 - Intellipharmaceutics Announces FDA Approval for 500 mg and 750 mg Generic Glucophage XR [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
Intellipharmaceutics International Inc., a pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of novel and generic controlled-release and targeted-release oral solid dosage drugs announced that the Company today received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the Company`s abbreviated new drug...
2/24/17 - bioMérieuxâ??s VIDAS® Bâ?¢Râ?¢Aâ?¢Hâ?¢Mâ?¢S PCTâ?¢ Becomes the First FDA-Cleared Procalcitonin Assay as an Aid for Antibiotic Stewardship in Respiratory Infections and Sepsis
With these two new additional claims, VIDAS ® B� R� A� H� M� S PCT� becomes the first and only FDA- cleared procalcitonin test available in the U.S. market to assist physicians in antibiotic management for patients with suspected or confirmed LRTI or sepsis. Antimicrobial resistance is considered as a major threat to public health and
2/24/17 - FDA Clears Test To Help Manage Antibiotic Treatment For Respiratory Infections
WASHINGTON- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help health care providers determine if antibiotic treatment should be started or stopped in patients with lower respiratory tract infections, such as community-acquired pneumonia, and stopped in patients with sepsis.
2/24/17 - Intellipharmaceutics Announces FDA Approval for 500 mg and 750 mg Generic Glucophage® XR
--Intellipharmaceutics International Inc., a pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of novel and generic controlled-release and targeted-release oral solid dosage drugs announced that the Company today received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the Company's abbreviated new drug.

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