News tagged with drug approvals

FDA reversal OKs morphine painkiller for dying

(AP) -- A liquid morphine painkiller given by family caregivers to dying patients can remain on the market, federal regulators have decided after hearing protests over their decision to remove it. The Food and Drug Administration ...

dateApr 09, 2009 in Medications
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FDA drug approvals mostly flat in 2009

(AP) -- Drug approvals from the Food and Drug Administration were flat last year compared with 2008 and warnings fell, even as the agency's new leadership struck a tougher stance on safety.

dateJan 05, 2010 in Medications
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The limits of phenomenology

What's wrong with the science of science? Do the methods we use to explore new innovations in psychology, drug testing and engineering design really work? A new paper has troubling answers: Big Data isn't ...

dateAug 22, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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US approves second new hepatitis C drug

The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Incivek to treat hepatitis C when taken along with the current two-drug regimen, marking the second such drug approval this month.

dateMay 23, 2011 in Medications
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Drug industry advocates join chorus to split FDA

(AP) -- As momentum builds to rework the nation's food-safety system after a salmonella outbreak linked to peanuts, the drug industry is hoping for a happy side effect: faster approvals for new medicines.

dateMar 22, 2009 in Other
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