Alnylam Pharmaceuticals presented complete results from the company’s ILLUMINATE-B Phase III study in children under 6 years with primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1), a rare disorder affecting the kidneys.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted Roche’s Venclexta (venetoclax) full approval in combination with azacytidine, or decitabine, or low-dose cytarabine for newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia in adults 75 years or older.

Pfizer and Opko Health reported their Phase III clinical trial of somatrogan met the primary endpoint compared to Genotropin (somatropin) for treating children 3 to 18 years of age with growth hormone deficiency (GHD).

Results from an early safety study of Moderna Inc.’s coronavirus vaccine candidate in older adults showed that it produced virus-neutralizing antibodies at levels similar to those seen in younger adults, with side effects roughly on par with high-dose flu shots, researchers said.

Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark published research indicating that Parkinson’s disease is actually two types of the disease.

Europe’s healthcare regulator endorsed using dexamethasone to treat Covid-19 patients with breathing difficulties, paving the way for the steroid to become the region’s second approved treatment for the respiratory illness.

CHMP Recommends Approval of Lilly’s Baricitinib for the Treatment of Adults with Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis — Positive Opinion is the First Regulatory Action for Baricitinib as an Atopic Dermatitis Medicine INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) and Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) announced today that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for […]

Adult obesity is rising in the United States – with a greater impact on racial and ethnic minorities – a U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report showed, at a time when the health condition is seen causing heightened risk for severe Covid-19.

Sinovac Biotech plans to start a clinical trial of the Chinese vaccine maker’s experimental coronavirus vaccine with children and adolescents in September, widening the company’s test on a shot that is already in the final stage of study with adults.

The National Institutes of Health launched two of the three late-stage clinical trials to test the effectiveness and safety of different types of blood thinners in treating Covid-19 among adults.