Alabama lawmakers passed a bill on Thursday that would criminalize gender-affirming healthcare for transgender youth, with a threat of 10 years in prison for medical providers.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved South African drugmaker Aspen Pharmacare’s hydroxyprogesterone caproate (HPC), which is used to prevent preterm birth in pregnant women.

The NovoTTF-100L therapy has become an FDA-approved therapy that is helping improve the lives of mesothelioma patients.

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.

Novartis’ efforts to tackle an elusive gene mutation behind tough-to-treat breast cancer were rewarded as the Swiss drugmaker said one of its investigational medicines slowed disease progression.

TherapeuticsMD Inc. won its first-ever FDA approval as the U.S. drug regulator cleared the women’s healthcare company’s hormone therapy – after rejecting it one year earlier – for a painful condition triggered by menopause.