FDA Approvals

Date Posted
Article Title
11/16/2017
11/15/2017
11/14/2017
11/6/2017
10/31/2017
10/19/2017
Gene Therapy Approved for B-Cell Lymphoma

The first such treatment for non-Hodgkin form of this cancer

10/9/2017
Remede System Approved for Sleep Apnea

Implantable device stimulates breathing during sleep

10/6/2017
First Test to Detect Zika in Blood Donations Approved

Not designed to diagnose the infection, however

9/29/2017
Verzenio Approved for Advanced Breast Cancer

The most common cancer in the United States

9/28/2017
Glucose Monitoring System Eliminates Need for Finger Pricks

Instead, sensor is implanted below skin in diabetes patients

9/14/2017
9/14/2017
Aliqopa Approved for Follicular Lymphoma

A cancer of the lymph system

9/14/2017
App to Help Treat Substance Abuse Approved

But app is not recommended for opioid dependence

8/30/2017
Pediatric Treatment Approved for 'Kissing Bug' Disease

Benznidazole sanctioned for Chagas infection

8/30/2017
Antibiotic Vabomere Approved

For complicated urinary tract infections

8/30/2017
First Gene Therapy Approved in U.S.

For certain people with blood/bone marrow cancer

8/17/2017
8/4/2017
Mavyret Approved for Hepatitis C

A chronic viral infection of the liver

8/3/2017
New Treatment Approved for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Vyxeos combines two previously approved drugs

8/2/2017
Imbruvica Approval Expanded to Include Graft Versus Host Disease

A deadly condition that affects some stem cell patients