Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. received clearance from the U.S. health regulatory agency to begin a mid-stage study of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate, the vaccine maker said.

Becton Dickinson and Co. reached a $60 million settlement with the attorneys general of 48 U.S. states and Washington D.C., resolving allegations the company concealed the risks of now-discontinued pelvic mesh devices.

Fernando Fernandez, Managing Director of FCB Health Network’s BX – Brand Experience Design Group, talked to Med Ad News about how COVID-19 has changed the way people interact with brands, how branding innovations such as audio and motion identities are making their way to pharma, and other topics.

The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple Inc.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday allowed genetic testing company 23andMe to market directly to consumers its test that will help assess three mutations in a common type of breast cancer gene.

Paraplegic patients recovered partial limb control and feeling after using brain-machine interface technologies.

—ONZETRA Xsail is the first breath-powered intranasal medication delivery system for the acute treatment of migraine—   FDA Approves Avanir’s Acute Migraine Treatment for Adults     ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ONZETRA Xsail (sumatriptan nasal powder), formerly known […]

French drugmaker Sanofi SA said it was voluntarily recalling all its Auvi-Q injections in the United States to treat patients with severe allergic reactions. The company said on Wednesday its U.S. unit was recalling the injections as they could potentially deliver an inaccurate dose. Auvi-Q is designed to treat anaphylaxis, a potentially fatal allergic reaction, […]

(Reuters Health) — Devices like tablets, smartphones and laptops can reflect ultraviolet light from the sun and may indirectly increase users’ exposure to the cancer-causing wavelengths, according to a new study. “These devices are generally used for communication or entertainment, so it can be easy to overlook their reflective properties unless you happen to catch […]