Tag: grant

Bladder Cancer Indication Withdrawn for Durvalumab

After failing to improve overall survival in unresectable metastatic bladder cancer in a phase 3 trial, this indication will be withdrawn in the United States...

FDA Expands Sacubitril/Valsartan Indication to Embrace Some HFpEF

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a groundbreaking expanded indication for sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto), making it the first drug in the United States...

Med Student Uses GameStop Stock Profits to Help Community

A second-year medical student who quadrupled his investment during the frenzy involving GameStop stock in January used some of the profits to help a children’s...

J&J COVID Vaccine Gets Unique CPT Code Even Before FDA Filing

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The largest US physician organization has created a billing code for...

FDA Approves First and Only Treatment for AL Amyloidosis

The first and only treatment for a rare and often fatal blood cell disorder has been approved in the United States. The new indication is...

Novartis Receives FDA Complete Response Letter on Inclisiran

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a complete response letter regarding Novartis’ new drug application (NDA) for inclisiran, a novel treatment for elevated...

Biden Taps Vivek Murthy, MD, for Surgeon General

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, to serve as the 21st surgeon general of the United States. If he is confirmed,...

Pandemic Puts All Eyes on Public Health

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Public health — the science of protecting and improving the health...

Improvements to Cancer Clinical Trials After COVID-19 Wreckage

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As the COVID-19 pandemic rolled across North America earlier this year,...

Women Make Progress in Pediatric Dermatology Leadership

Women account for approximately 78% of the pediatric dermatology workforce, and continue to gain influence through increased numbers of leadership positions and published research, based...

EMA Panel Backs Peanut Allergy Desensitizing Powder Palforzia

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended on October 15 that marketing authorization be granted for Palforzia (Aimmune...

FDA Warns Mask Decontamination Company for Skirting Safety Rules

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 warned mask decontamination...

CHMP Backs Bupivacaine/Meloxicam (Zynrelef) for Postop Pain

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended approval of the fixed-dose combination of bupivacaine and...

It’s Time to Get Serious About Research Fraud

  In 2016, Sophie Jamal’s career took a turn for the worse. The bone researcher and physician was banned from federal funding for life in Canada after...

Older Adults Often Underestimate Ability to Prevent Falls

An intervention designed to prevent serious fall injuries among older adults was less effective than researchers expected but did identify important ways for clinicians to...

$2.3 Million NIH Grant for Exercise-After-Injury Research

A research team at the University of California, Davis has been awarded a $2.3 million grant to try to answer a basic question about osteoarthritis after...