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Relief Therapeutics Holding AG (RLFTF.OB), a Switzerland-based biopharmaceutical company, on Tuesday, announced that its drug candidate RLF-100 has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the FDA for use in the treatment of sarcoidosis.
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (RHHBY.PK), said FDA has granted priority review for Tecentriq as adjuvant treatment for certain people with early non-small cell lung cancer. The company's application is based on disease-free survival results from an interim analysis of the phase III IMpower010...
Biotechnology company Vaxart, Inc. (VXRT) announced Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared Vaxart's Investigational New Drug application for an S-only oral tablet SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate. The vaccine candidate expressing S-only protein produced higher serum antibodies than...
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Drug major Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Wednesday announced positive top-line results from the Phase 2b/3 ALLEGRO trial evaluating oral once-daily ritlecitinib in patients with alopecia areata. It is an autoimmune disease driven by an immune attack on the hair follicles that causes hair loss on the scalp and...
Moderna, Inc. (MRNA) said it has been granted Fast Track designation for mRNA-1345, the company's investigational single-dose mRNA vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus in adults older than 60 years of age. Respiratory syncytial virus is a common respiratory virus that generally causes cold-like...
Eli Lilly and Co. (LLY) and Incyte (INCY) Tuesday said that new data from Phase 3 COV-BARRIER sub-study indicated that baricitinib reduced deaths among patients with COVID-19 receiving invasive mechanical ventilation. As per the data, one death prevented for every six baricitinib-treated patients...
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Brooklyn, New York -based Golden Natural Products, Inc. is recalling two dried apricot products as they contain undeclared sulfites, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. The recall involves Dried Apricot Subkhon with Bone and Dried Apricot Subkhon Jumbo.

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Flavor maker McCormick & Co., Inc. is recalling certain McCormick and Frank's brand seasoning products citing possible salmonella risk, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. The recall involves McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning, McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning and Frank's RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced recall of Old Soul's Farms LLC's certain leafy green products as well as Excalibur Seasoning Co.'s Haen Meats Seasoning Blend, citing potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism. Consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection and sometimes fatal infections.

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Grimmway Farms has issued a recall of certain carrot products citing the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. The recall involves carrot products sold in various brands, such as Bunny Luv, Cal-Organic, Grimmway as well as O Organics. The products were shipped directly to retailers throughout the United States.

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Results Date Company Name Ticker Event Indication Outcome
Q4 2021 Cortexyme Inc CRTX Top-line data from Phase 2/3 clinical trial of COR388 (GAIN trial) Mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease dementia
Q4 2021 Trevi Therapeutics TRVI Topline data from phase IIb/III clinical trial of Nalbuphine ER (PRISM) Severe pruritus associated with prurigo nodularis
Q4 2021 Sierra Oncology, Inc. SRRA, DNAI Top-line data from phase III trial to confirm efficacy of Momelotinibl ( MOMENTUM) Myelofibrosis symptoms, transfusion independence, and splenomegaly
Q4 2021 9 METERS BIOPHARMA, INC. NMTR Topline results from phase 1b/2a clinical trial of NM-002 Short bowel syndrome
Q4 2021 Daré Bioscience, Inc DARE Topline data from Phase 2b study of Sildenafil Cream (3.6%) Female sexual arousal disorder
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Shares of Nurix Therapeutics Inc. (NRIX) are down 37% from their all-time high of $52.38, set on Dec.14, and trade around $32.
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While Americans are attracted to the expensive forms of caffeine and alcohol, they want to purchase marijuana in bulk for cheaper prices. Industry experts are of the opinion that this has been the trend since Covid-19 struck, with more and more buyers turning to cheap online purchases and sidestepping...
President Joe Biden has expressed disappointment over some state authorities passing laws or signing orders that "forbid people from doing the right thing" in the fight against the coronavirus. While delivering remarks on his Administration's progress toward fighting the pandemic, he named two states where the Republican Governors declined to follow the federal government's lead in imposing mask and vaccination mandates.
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As July comes to a close, it's time to look back on some of the month's most important news and look forward to what August has in store. In a recent town hall meeting, the US President Joe Biden stated that he expected the FDA to fully approve the COVID-19 vaccines as soon as late August or early September.
As June draws to a close, it's time to take a look back on some of the month's top news stories related to FDA approval and look ahead to what July has in store.
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Shares of Nkarta Inc. (NKTX) have lost more than 170% of their value since reaching a 52-week-high of $79.16 in December, and now trade around $28.
Shares of Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (FUSN) have more than halved from their 52-week high of $18.50, recorded last June, to trade around $8. The company made its debut on the Nasdaq Global Market on June 26, 2020, offering its shares at a price of $17 each.
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