Merck won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a first-of-its-kind oral hypoxia-inducible factor-2 alpha (HIF-2α) inhibitor that is used to treat a rare genetic disease that causes benign and cancerous tumors in blood vessels associated with renal cell carcinoma.
A panel of the European medicines regulator recommended approving Novo Nordisk’s new diabetes pill Rybelsus, further boosting prospects for the Danish drugmaker with the company’s first-of-a-kind, non-injectable treatment.
Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk is aiming for a big slice of the multibillion-dollar diabetes market with a new pill approved by U.S. authorities that caters for patients with an aversion to needles.
McCann Worldgroup has partnered with Cigna International Markets in their latest initiative, which is helping the world see stress differently.
The FDA approved Novartis AG’s Piqray in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer.
Sage Therapeutics shares were up after the company won approval for the postpartum depression treatment Zulresso (brexanalone).
The U.S. FDA approved a first-of-its-kind drug from Shire Plc to treat patients aged 12 and older suffering from a rare hereditary disease that causes swelling.
The FDA approved Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) to include use in children ages 2-5 years with cystic fibrosis who have two copies of the F508del-CFTR mutation.
The FDA approved Azedra injection for intravenous use for treating patients age 12 and older with rare tumors of the adrenal gland that cannot be surgically removed, have spread beyond the original tumor site and require systemic anticancer therapy.
The U.S. FDA approved Symtuza, the first complete darunavir-based single-tablet regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in treatment-naïve and certain virologically suppressed adults.