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FDA Clearance Requested for Behavioral Diabetes Therapy

Blood glucose test

A digital health company is asking for FDA authorization to market a mobile app that helps treat type 2 diabetes with cognitive behavioral therapy. . . . → Read More: FDA Clearance Requested for Behavioral Diabetes Therapy

Exec. Order Aims to Boost U.S. Biotech, Manufacturing

White House, Lafayette Square

An executive order issued by President Joe Biden yesterday seeks to make biotechnology and biomanufacturing a centerpiece of the American economy. . . . → Read More: Exec. Order Aims to Boost U.S. Biotech, Manufacturing

Infographic – U.S. Drug Prices vs. Other Countries

Chart: US and overseas drug prices

Rand Corporation published a study comparing U.S. drug prices to 32 other countries, and found U.S. residents pay on average 190 percent of the price paid elsewhere in the world. . . . → Read More: Infographic – U.S. Drug Prices vs. Other Countries

Trial Okayed for Engineered Cell Cancer Therapy

Tumor infiltrating lymphocyte

A clinical trial is set to begin testing engineered immune-system cells designed to precisely target and infiltrate cancerous tumors without other potentially toxic proteins. . . . → Read More: Trial Okayed for Engineered Cell Cancer Therapy

FDA Issues Action Plan for Rare Neuro Diseases

Man in wheelchair

The Food and Drug Administration published its blueprint to encourage new treatments for rare neurodegenerative disorders, including ALS. . . . → Read More: FDA Issues Action Plan for Rare Neuro Diseases

Trial Set for Gut Infection Biologic Treatment

C. difficile in petri dish

A developer of biologic therapies for gastrointestinal disorders says FDA cleared its request for a clinical trial testing its treatment for C. difficile. . . . → Read More: Trial Set for Gut Infection Biologic Treatment

Trial Set for Respiratory Disease Nasal Spray Vaccine

lung illustration

A clinical trial is about to begin enrolling participants to test a vaccine given as a nasal spray protecting against respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. . . . → Read More: Trial Set for Respiratory Disease Nasal Spray Vaccine

Precision Meds Continue Gaining FDA Approvals

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Food and Drug Administration approved 17 new medications in 2021 addressing genetic targets, according to data from a precision medicine advocacy group. . . . → Read More: Precision Meds Continue Gaining FDA Approvals

FDA Issues Guidance for Non-Opioid Acute Pain Relief

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The Food and Drug Administration released for comment review processes for new non-opioid drugs to relieve acute or temporary pain episodes. . . . → Read More: FDA Issues Guidance for Non-Opioid Acute Pain Relief

India Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccines Designed in US

The government of India granted emergency clearance to two vaccines to prevent Covid-19 disease, both designed in U.S. research labs. . . . → Read More: India Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccines Designed in US