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  1. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII) Becomes First...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    Shire plc announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Vyvanse Capsules , the first and only medication for the treatment of moderate to severe binge eating disorder in adults, shown to significantly reduce the mean number of binge days per week. Vyvanse is not indicated or recommended for weight loss or the treatment of obesity.

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  2. States Dash to Regulate E-CigarettesRead the original story

    Yesterday | WRKO-AM Brighton

    As the Food and Drug Administration continues to figure out how to regulate the rapidly accelerating use of electronic cigarettes, states are taking matters into their own hands.

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  3. Obama unveils research initiative to develop tailored medical treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... knowledge to develop more effective treatments. Obama also plans to request $10 million for the Food and Drug Administration, which regulates the technology that is used to analyze DNA. Such analysis can identify millions of genetic variants, with ...

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  4. FDA approves ADHD drug for binge-eating disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... to try and curb eating disorders, though they are not approved for that use. The Food and Drug Administration originally approved Vyvanse in 2007 as a once-a-day pill for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. On Friday the agency cleared the ...

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  5. Epileptics say success of pot drugs merits state's OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... step was the decision by Dr. Paul Lyons, a Winchester neurologist, to seek clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to treat Caleb and another Virginia child with a product called Epidiolex, a liquid form of cannabis oil that a British ...

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  6. Shire Drug Cleared to Treat Binge-Eating DisorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    ... disorder. Vyvanse has been in use to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The Food and Drug Administration greenlighted extending Vyvanse's use to treatment of adults diagnosed as moderate to severe binge eaters, which means they ...

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  7. Zogenix Receives FDA Approval of New Formulation of Zohydro(R) ERRead the original story

    Yesterday | GlobeNewswire

    Zogenix, Inc. , a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system disorders, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of Zohydro ER Extended-Release Capsules, CII, with BeadTek. BeadTek is a formulation technology designed to provide abuse-deterrent properties without changing the release properties of hydrocodone when Zohydro ER is used as intended.

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  8. 'Right to Try' bill would give access to experimental drugsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Republican state Sen. Michael Connelly and Democratic state Rep. Greg Harris said Friday they're sponsoring "Right to Try" legislation. The bill would allow those with terminal illnesses to contact manufacturers about new treatments if they've exhausted all others approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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  9. Lawmakers and White House champion medical advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | McClatchy

    Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., got the effort started with a report Thursday that outlines an investigation of what new policies are needed to improve the work of the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration. "We are in an exciting era of medicine that holds tremendous potential to improve treatments and outcomes for patients," Burr said in a statement .

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  10. Chimerix Focusing Efforts on CMV and Adenovirus Pivotal TrialsRead the original story

    Yesterday | GlobeNewswire

    Chimerix, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, today announced that after discussion with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the company is ceasing further participation in all current and future clinical studies of brincidofovir for Ebola Virus Disease , including the study announced in December in Liberia sponsored by investigators at the University of Oxford and the supportive Phase 2 study of brincidofovir for EVD, Study 205.

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  11. Los Angeles Pharmaceutical Company Barred from Distributing...Read the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    The Department of Justice today announced the entry of a consent decree of permanent injunction involving pharmaceutical company, Laclede Inc. and its president, Michael A. Pellico, concerning the distribution of unapproved over-the-counter vaginal drug products made by the company. The consent decree, approved by U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson for the Central District of California on Jan. 29, permanently enjoins Laclede and Pellico from interstate distribution of unapproved drug products sold under the name Luvena Prebiotic unless and until these products receive approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration .

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  12. President Obama Reveals Details About Precision Medicine ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bioscience Technology

    ... estigating how genes can induce certain types of cancer as well as request more funding for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which will work on regulations for technology that can be used to analyze DNA.

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  13. Computer tracks eye movements to detect concussionsRead the original story

    Friday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... The technology is currently only available in research settings, but Samadani hopes the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will clear it for use by the end of this year. Future research needs to focus on other factors that may influence the results ...

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  14. Pancreatic Cancer Researchers Get Closer to 'Big Break'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    ... from most patients with pancreatic cancer," Dr. Abhilasha Nair, an oncologist with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, said in an agency news release. "Getting the right drug to target the right mutation would be a big break for treating patients ...

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  15. Method in FDA Madness?Read the original story

    Friday | InsiderOnline

    But there is method in the Food and Drug Administration's requirements for biologicals: It lies in the pedigree and chemical nature of biologicals. Because they are made in living cells, the choice of cells and purification methods determines the nature and amount of contaminants in the final formulation.

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  16. Policy StudiesRead the original story

    Friday | InsiderOnline

    But there is method in the Food and Drug Administration's requirements for biologicals: It lies in the pedigree and chemical nature of biologicals. Because they are made in living cells, the choice of cells and purification methods determines the nature and amount of contaminants in the final formulation.

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  17. The Fastest Way To End to the FDA's Blood Ban Is To Lower HIV RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Caller

    For years, activists in the gay community have been waging a war to end the decades-long ban on blood donations from any man who has had sexual relations with another man at any time since 1977. Last month, the Food and Drug Administration announced it would be taking steps to replace the policy with a one-year abstinence requirement - a move that has done little to appease opponents of the ban who want it overturned altogether.

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  18. Sprouted seeds recalled in U.S., Canada because of salmonellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Packer

    This is one of three organic sprouted sunflower seed products under recall in the U.S. and Canada because of positive salmonella results from a random test by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. A random sampling of organic sprouted sunflower seeds in Canada has showed salmonella contamination and spurred recalls in Canada and the U.S. In the U.S., Freeland Foods Inc., San Jose, Calif., posted a recall notice on the Food and Drug Administration website Jan. 29 for its Go Raw Organic Sunflower Seed product.

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  19. Dello Russo LaserVision Helps Eliminate Reading Glasses with Bifocal LASIK.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WireService

    LIGHTNING RELEASES 01/29/25 - New York City, NY, January 30, 2015 Dello Russo LaserVision is excited to announce that their bifocal LASIK, an eye surgery that often eliminates the need for glasses after LASIK, has become one of the most popular surgeries among middle-aged patients in the past year. Dr. Joseph Dello Russo, a well-known LASIK surgeon, who played a prominent role in the clinical trials as a former FDA researcher by helping to develop and improve the laser surgery procedure now known as LASIK surgery, says that bifocal LASIK works best with people who need glasses for far as well as near-bifocal glasses.

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  20. FDA Expands Uses of Vyvanse to Treat Binge-Eating DisorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Drugs.com

    January 30, 2015 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved uses of Vyvanse to treat binge-eating disorder in adults. The drug is the first FDA-approved medication to treat this condition.

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