The FDA recently approved the first continuous glucose monitoring system able to substitute for traditional fingerstick blood glucose (sugar) testing in diabetic patients over age 2, from Silver Spring, Maryland.
CSL Behring recently announced that Afstyla -- CSL’s novel long-lasting recombinant factor VIII single-chain therapy, developed to treat adults and children who have hemophilia A -- has been approved by Health Canada.
Eli Lilly and Company and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals have issued a joint announcement stating that Basaglar, a follow-on insulin to Lantus, is now available for prescription in the United States.
Dr. Janet Woodcock, FDA director at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, recently issued a statement on behalf of the FDA regarding new safety information on the use of anesthesia in young children and pregnant women.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is currently fighting a proposed bill to Congress that would order subspecialist physicians and representatives from the industry to be added to a federal task force created to give preventive guidance to primary care physicians.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved of a new indication of Jardiance (empagliflozin) for the reduction of cardiovascular death risk in adult patients who have type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease.
A milestone for mental health care resulted from the U.S. House of Representatives’ recent approval of the 21st Century Cures Act in Washington, D.C., advocated by Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Tim Murphy (R-PA).
Citing a longtime battle of 'David and Goliath' proportions, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) recently commended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) action to rank asbestos among the top 10 high-risk chemicals for regulation under the Lautenberg Act.
Because individuals with type 2 diabetes face a far greater risk than they may realize for heart disease — according to the latest national survey — educational factions have responded by stepping up nationwide public awareness campaigns.
Avocado aficionados and creative cooks can now access the American Heart Association’s (AHA) premiere online recipe center, hosted by Fresh Avocados – Love One Today and offering over 350 wholesome recipes to start off holiday preparations.