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Three Orphan Drug Program problems and how the FDA plans to fix themRecently, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the FDA will move to close loopholes in the Orphan Drug Program. Here’s what you need to know.
The Latest 10 Novel FDA Drug Approvals
The Latest 10 Novel FDA Drug ApprovalsWhat you need to know about the latest new medications.
How effective is the 9-valent HPV vaccine?One study looks at how successful the 9vHPV vaccine is in preventing HPV-related cervical, vaginal, and vulvar diseases. Plus: FDA approves first neonatal MRI. Also, researchers note that obstetric services in rural areas severely lacking.
First gene therapy for cancer approved: What health execs should knowThe first therapy based on gene transfer has been approved by the FDA. What’s next for healthcare executives?
FDA Approves First Gene TherapyWhy the agency says the approval of Novartis’ new therapy is historic.
FDA okays targeted leukemia treatmentFDA approved a targeted new drug to treat adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
The 5 Latest FDA Drug Approvals
The 5 Latest FDA Drug ApprovalsThe FDA has already approved 24 new drugs in 2017. Here's what you need to know about the latest 5.
FDA Approves First Drug for Sickle Cell in 20 YearsEndari is only the second FDA-approved sickle cell disease drug.
New Drug Review: Sarilumab
New Drug Review: SarilumabThe FDA approved Kevzara for RA patients.
FDA Fast-Tracks Orphan Drugs
FDA Fast-Tracks Orphan DrugsThe agency is trying to deliver on its goal of a 90-day response time.

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