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FDA approves Pulmonx's valve to treat lung disease

Jun 29 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Pulmonx Inc's valve to treat a severe form of obstructive lung disease, most often characterized by shortness of breath.

FDA approves Dermira's wipe for excessive armpit sweating

Jun 29 2018

Dermira Inc said on Friday its topical cloth for excessive armpit sweating was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, providing patients with an easy-to-use option for an often embarrassing condition.

FDA knocks back Achaogen's drug for bloodstream infection

Jun 26 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared Achaogen Inc's antibiotic to treat adults with complicated urinary tract infections, but shares slumped 25 percent as the drug failed to win approval for treating bloodstream infections.

Recro Pharma shares plummet after FDA rejects non-opioid pain shot

May 24 2018

Recro Pharma's shares dropped more than 50 percent on Thursday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve the drugmaker's non-opioid shot IV meloxicam, saying the pain-relieving effect did not meet expectations.

U.S. clamps down on kid-friendly packaging for e-cigarette liquids

May 01 2018

U.S. regulators on Tuesday issued warnings to 13 companies selling e-cigarette liquids for using child-friendly images in their packaging, in the latest crackdown aimed at preventing tobacco sales to minors.

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