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FDA Approves Johnson & Johnson Drug for Tuberculosis

FDA Approves Johnson & Johnson Drug for Tuberculosis

Cristina Arias/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its stamp of approval to Johnson & Johnson’s drug, called Sirturo, that will treat a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis.This form of tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a b…

FDA Approves Weight Loss Drug Qnexa

FDA Approves Weight Loss Drug Qnexa

Lauren Nicole /Digital Vision(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the diet drug Qnexa, the agency’s latest move to give doctors and their patients more tools to fight excessive weight gain as obesity rates continue t…

Qnexa Ruling Renews Debate About Its Risks and Benefits

Qnexa Ruling Renews Debate About Its Risks and Benefits

FDA/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The decision by a federal advisory panel to recommend Qnexa for approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is drawing praise and criticism from obesity and diet experts, reflecting a still-hot debate on …

FDA Panel Recommends Approval of Diet Drug Qnexa

FDA Panel Recommends Approval of Diet Drug Qnexa

FDA/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee Wednesday recommended approval of the weight loss drug Qnexa, a treatment many hope will help millions of Americans who struggle with obesity.In voting 20-…

Prevnar 13 FDA-Approved for Adults 50 and Older

Prevnar 13 FDA-Approved for Adults 50 and Older

PRNewsFoto/Amgen/Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The pneumococcal vaccine Prevnar 13 has been approved by the FDA for use in adults ages 50 and over, Pfizer said Friday.”Pneumococcal disease, including pneumonia, in adults 50 years and older represents …

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