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The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first new medication for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly two decades, a contentious decision, made despite opposition from the agency’s independent advisory committee and some Alzheimer’s experts who said there was not enough evidence that the drug can help patients.The drug, aducanumab, which will go by the brand name Aduhelm, is...
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The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a new drug to treat a vaginal yeast infection, which is particularly common in pregnant women who take birth control pills or take antibiotics.The drug Brexafemme (Ibrexafungerp) manufactured by SCYNEXIS is a one-day oral treatment and the first in a new class of triterpenoid antifungal drugs. The company said the...
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To update: On Saturday, February 27, the FDA approved Johnson & Johnson's single-dose emergency coronavirus vaccine - it is the third emergency vaccine to be approved in the United States after mRNA-based recordings from Pfizer and Moderna. This approval enables Johnson & Johnson to distribute its vaccine to people aged 18 and over.This adenovirus-based vaccine prevents 85 percent...
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