Advances

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.
Lipo-Loop: A closed system for large-volume fat transferDr. Steven Cohen, in collaboration with Millennium Medical Technologies, has created a closed system for large-volume fat transfer.
A First: Cancer Drug Is Approved on Genetic Basis, Not Tumor Location
A First: Cancer Drug Is Approved on Genetic Basis, Not Tumor LocationPembrolizumab gets FDA approval for cancers with a certain biomarker.
10 More Newly Approved Drugs
10 More Newly Approved DrugsWhat you need to know about the the 10 newest FDA drug approvals.
Samsung Gets First U.S. ApprovalThe second Remicade biosimilar is only the fifth biosimilar approved in the United States.
What Home DNA Tests Really Tell Us
What Home DNA Tests Really Tell Us23andMe recently gained FDA approval, but will it actually help keep people healthier?
Hep C drugs approved for kidsFDA approved supplemental applications for 2 primary hepatitis C medications to be used in children for the first time.
Novel drug approved for Huntington's symptomFDA recently approved deutetrabenazine (Austedo, Teva Pharmaceuticals) to treat chorea associated with Huntington’s disease (HD). The medication is only the second product approved to treat HD, and is the first deuterated product approved by FDA.

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