The FDA finalized recommendations for determining donor eligibility by using the same questions for everyone who wants to donate, similar to how the U.K., Canada, and France currently determine risk.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Naloxone is a life-saving drug that rapidly reverses or blocks the effects of opioids, restoring normal respiration, especially when given within minutes of the first signs of an overdose. Narcan is now the first naloxone-based drug available without a prescription.
Although patients will still need prescriptions to get the pills, this change will drastically widen their access.
It is the first approved treatment for alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder that affects about 7 million people in the United States.
The device takes three minutes to return results and has been found to be over 90 percent accurate in detecting positive COVID-19 cases.
The organization has just authorized the sale of the ONE Male Condom, designed specifically to prevent the transmission of HIV and other STIs during anal sex.
The move will allow pharmacists to automatically substitute the cheaper version, just as they do with generic pills for other kinds of drugs. It could save diabetics and health plans millions of dollars annually.
The monthly injection treatment replaces the need for some to take daily pills. The company says the price of the injections is comparable to the cost of the pill versions.
The drug Lynparza was developed by AstraZeneca and Merck as a maintenance treatment for patients with a specific gene mutation whose cancer spread beyond the pancreas.