Takeda Pharmaceutical announced positive results from the Phase III SHP643-301 trial of Takhzyro (lanadelumab) in kids ages 2 to <12 years with hereditary angioedema (HAE). The drug is already approved for HAE in people 12 years and older.

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.