Tag Archives: Approved

Revolutionary cancer treatment approved

A revolutionary therapy that has the potential to cure aggressive blood cancers has been approved for use in Australia. The immunotherapy, known as CAR-T, will help children battling leukemia and adults fighting a type of aggressive lymphoma. The groundbreaking therapy uses a patient’s own immune cells to fight cancer in a once-only treatment, unlike chemotherapy… Read More »

New Drug Approved for Traveler's Diarrhea

Nov. 20, 2018 — The FDA has approved a new prescription drug for traveler’s diarrhea, which affects millions of people a year, cutting short vacations and other trips. Rifamycin (Aemcolo) is expected to be on the market by mid-February, says Tom Joyce, president and CEO of Aries Pharmaceuticals, the U.S. firm licensed to distribute it… Read More »

CVS + Aetna: Inflection Point in US Healthcare, Merger Approved Update

[unable to retrieve full-text content]     CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna was approved this week by U.S. Federal regulators after months of scrutinizing the antitrust-size-market control implications of the deal. I wrote this post on the deal as an inflection point in American healthcare on 3rd December 2017 when CVS and Aetna announced their… Read More »