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F.D.A. Approves First Coronavirus Antibody Test in U.S.

F.D.A. Approves First Coronavirus Antibody Test in U.S.

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a new test for coronavirus antibodies, the first for use in the United States. Currently available tests are designed to find fragments of viral genes indicating an ongoing infection. Doctors swab the nose and throat, and amplify any genetic material from the …

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FDA Approves Test That Can Detect Coronavirus in Minutes

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 28, 2020 — (Reuters) — Abbott Laboratories said on Friday it won U.S. marketing approval for a diagnostic test for the coronavirus that can deliver results to patients within minutes and be used in physicians offices and urgent care clinics, …

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Cabinet Approves Schemes To Boost Electronics Manufacturing

Cabinet Approves Schemes To Boost Electronics Manufacturing

The PLI scheme is proposed to offer a production-linked incentive to boost domestic manufacturing. The Union Cabinet has taken major decisions to enhance manufacturing of electronic components, semiconductors and mobile segments. In its meeting on Friday, the Cabinet approved ‘production-linked incentive scheme (PLI)’ scheme for promoting manufacturing of electronic components …

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FDA Approves Ketamine-Like Drug for Severe Depression

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By Carole Tanzer Miller and E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporters WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the nasal spray medication esketamine — a relative of the club drug and anesthetic ketamine — for use against severe depression. Sold as Spravato, the fast-acting …

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House approves bill banning flavored tobacco products

House approves bill banning flavored tobacco products

  She also took issue with the fact that the bill exempts premium cigars favored by white people but took aim at products used by black people.    “The message that we’re sending is that, you know, for poorer communities — communities with less franchise that are gonna be over-policed …

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Government Approves Rs 1,480 Crore National Technical Textiles Mission

Government Approves Rs 1,480 Crore National Technical Textiles Mission

The first component of the mission will focus on research, innovation and development New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved setting up of a National Technical Textiles Mission with an outlay of Rs 1,480 crore for four-year implementation period in line with the announcement made …

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FDA Approves Voltaren Arthritis Pain, Pataday for OTC Use

News Picture: FDA Approves Voltaren Arthritis Pain, Pataday for OTC Use

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved three drugs for nonprescription, over-the-counter use — Voltaren Arthritis Pain (diclofenac sodium topical gel, 1 percent), Pataday Twice Daily Relief (olopatadine HCl ophthalmic solution/drops, 0.1 percent), and Pataday Once Daily Relief (olopatadine HCl ophthalmic solution/drops, 0.2 …

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FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy

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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the drug Lucentis (ranibizumab) to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema. A leading cause of blindness among adults in the United States, diabetic retinopathy is the most …

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FDA Approves Injectable Psoriasis Drug for Tough Cases

News Picture: FDA Approves Injectable Psoriasis Drug for Tough Cases

THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A new drug to treat tough cases of the skin condition psoriasis has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ injectable drug Siliq (brodalumab) was approved for adults with moderate-to-severe psoriasis that isn’t responding to other recommended treatments. However, …

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US district court approves merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, denying claims brought by states

US district court approves merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, denying claims brought by states

The merger between T-Mobile and Sprint has been approved by the US Federal District Court, following a suit brought by several US states meant to halt the process. After the ruling, T-Mobile announced that it’s beginning the “final steps” to complete the merger, and Sprint’s stock is up over 70% …

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