Clinical News

FDA clears first opioid withdrawal deviceFDA granted a new indication to a device that can help reduce the symptoms of withdrawal from the prescription pain drugs.
How hospitals can cope with IV drug shortagesBecause of the impact of Hurricanes Maria and Irma on Puerto Rico’s infrastructure and drug manufacturing, hospitals face an ongoing shortage of IV fluids manufactured there.
FDA approves first pill that can be tracked when ingestedFDA approved the first drug in the United States that has a digital ingestion tracking system, which records when the medication was taken.
Four oncology treatment advances to watch
Four oncology treatment advances to watchExperts say a cancer care revolution is here. Here’s a closer look at some advancements in cancer treatments to watch.
FDA issues warning over marijuana products claiming cancer cure
FDA issues warning over marijuana products claiming cancer cureFDA warned 4 companies, which are claiming that their products containing cannabidiol, can treat or cure cancer.
Game-changing hep B vaccine gets FDA nodThe first 2-dose hepatitis B vaccine, which was recently approved by FDA, is expected to be commercially available in early 2018.
FDA advisors recommend 2 opioid use disorder drugsTwo opioid use disorder drugs have been recommended for approval by FDA committees.
Midazolam Injections Recalled for Wrong Contents
Midazolam Injections Recalled for Wrong ContentsMidazolam syringes in blister packages contained syringes of Zofran.
Acetaminophen Use in Pregnancy Linked to ADHDPrenatal exposure to the common medication was linked to an increased risk of ADHD.
FDA okays unique injectable for type 2 diabeticsFDA approved a new once-weekly, single-dose autoinjector device to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.