September 18, 2021
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Auctus Surgical gets FDA breakthrough designation for non-fusion scoliosis system

Auctus Surgical recently received FDA breakthrough device designation for its vertebral body tethering system for pediatric scoliosis and a patent for “spinal curvature modulation systems and methods,” according to a press release.

September 17, 2021
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FDA approves Cabometyx for some patients with thyroid cancer

FDA approves Cabometyx for some patients with thyroid cancer

Exelixis announced that its cabozantinib tablet received FDA approval for patients aged 12 years and older who have previously treated radioactive iodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer.

September 17, 2021
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FDA extends PDUFA date for drug to treat IgA nephropathy

The FDA has extended its Prescription Drug User Fee Act date to Dec. 15 for Nefecon, a drug to treat patients diagnosed with IgA nephropathy, Calliditas Therapeutics AB said in a press release.

September 17, 2021
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FDA clears IND application for CRISPR-edited T-cell receptor therapy to treat AML

FDA clears IND application for CRISPR-edited T-cell receptor therapy to treat AML

The FDA cleared an investigational new drug application for NTLA-5001, a T-cell receptor T-cell therapy designed to treat adults with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia.

September 17, 2021
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Asthma, smoking, chronic sinusitis risk factors for early COPD in Hispanics, Latinos

Asthma, smoking, chronic sinusitis risk factors for early COPD in Hispanics, Latinos

Among Hispanics and Latinos in the U.S., asthma was one of the most important risk factors for early COPD, along with smoking and chronic sinusitis, according to new research in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

September 17, 2021
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FDA committee votes against blanket recommendation for COVID-19 vaccine boosters

FDA committee votes against blanket recommendation for COVID-19 vaccine boosters

The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, or VRBPAC, voted 16-2 on Friday afternoon not to recommend a booster dose of Pfizer-BioNTech’s messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccine to Americans aged 16 years and older.

September 17, 2021
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Long COVID-19 among patients with obesity ‘may be missed or misdiagnosed’

Long COVID-19 among patients with obesity ‘may be missed or misdiagnosed’

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, research has shown that patients with obesity have increased risks for adverse events, including symptomatic disease, hospitalization, ICU admission and other poor outcomes.

September 17, 2021
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Study shows success of hybrid in-person, telemedicine model of vitreoretinal care

Study shows success of hybrid in-person, telemedicine model of vitreoretinal care

A hybrid model of patient care, combining telemedicine and traditional face-to-face visits, may offer the best of both worlds, minimizing the risk for disease transmission while maximizing practicality and patient safety.

September 17, 2021
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FDA: Avoid using certain Greenpark Compounding Pharmacy products

FDA: Avoid using certain Greenpark Compounding Pharmacy products

The FDA recommended health care providers and individuals avoid using compounded products said to be “sterile, produced and distributed nationwide by Prescription Labs Inc.” that does business as Greenpark Compounding Pharmacy.

September 17, 2021
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VIDEO: 'Lessons learned' from personal breakthrough COVID-19 infection

VIDEO: 'Lessons learned' from personal breakthrough COVID-19 infection

In this Healio Rheumatology Video Perspective, Leonard Calabrese, DO, shares his personal experience with a breakthrough COVID-19 infection, offering sage advice for clinicians who encounter COVID in their daily lives as well as their daily practice.

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Ace the Case: A 36-Year-Old Man With Severe Facial Pain After Dental Work

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Ace the Case: A 63-Year-Old Male Presenting With Right Knee Pain

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Ace the Case: A 45-Year-Old Woman With Weight Regain 5 Years After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

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Ace the Case: A 35-Year-Old Female With Rosacea

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Ace the Case: A 78-Year-Old Man With Palpitations

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How Do Emerging Options Address the Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Disease?

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