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British drug major AstraZeneca Plc. (AZN, AZN.L) said Wednesday that the China has approved the company's Tagrisso or osimertinib for the adjuvant treatment of patients with early-stage (IB, II and IIIA) epidermal growth factor receptor-mutated or EGFRm non-small cell lung cancer or NSCLC after tumour...
Roche (RHHBY) said Tuesday that it has received an approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its supplemental Biologics License Application of Xolair or omalizumab prefilled syringe for self-injection across all approved U.S. indications. Xolair is the FDA-approved biologic designed...
colon Biotech company FibroGen Inc. (FGEN) announced Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Fast Track designation for the company's anti-CTGF antibody, pamrevlumab, for the treatment of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy or DMD. In pre-market activity on Nasdaq, FibroGen shares...
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Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) Wednesday said the European Commission has approved its drug nivolumab in combination with cabozantinib as a treatment for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma. The New York-based pharmaceutical company said the EC's decision was based on results from a late-stage...
fda jnj ema 041521 The European Medicines Agency Wednesday said that it believes the benefits of Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) COVID-19 vaccine outweigh the risks of side effects. The regulator issued the statement following a temporary halt of the vaccine in the US after reports of extremely rare blood clotting. The other...
moderna 1104 14apr21 Moderna, Inc. announced that updated cases in its trial show its COVID-19 Vaccine (mRNA-1273) is greater than 90% effective against all cases of COVID-19, with around 6 months median follow-up post-dose 2. The new data from the Phase 3 COVE Study also shows that the vaccine is greater than 95% effective against severe cases of COVID-19.
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recall jan25 14apr21

Los Angeles, California-based Torn & Glasser is recalling 7464 units of dark chocolate espresso beans sold at Kroger citing undeclared walnut, an allergen, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. The dark chocolate walnuts were mislabeled as "dark chocolate espresso beans".

jmsmucker april13

J. M. Smucker Co. announced a recall of two lots of Meow Mix Original Choice Dry Cat Food due to potential salmonella contamination. The recall, being conducted with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, involves 30LB bags of Meow Mix Original Choice Dry Cat Food with retail UPC Code of 2927452099.

asmedication april06

A-S Medication Solutions, LLM (ASM) is recalling Acetaminophen Extra Strength tablets contained in Health Essentials Kits due to an incomplete prescription drug labeling. The Acetaminophen Extra Strength Tablet is an over-the-counter (OTC) product that is used as a pain and fever reliever. Over...

midwesternpetfoods march30

Midwestern Pet Foods is recalling certain dog and cat food brands citing the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. The recall involves various brands such as CanineX, Earthborn Holistic, Venture, Unrefined, Sportmix Wholesomes, Pro Pac, Pro Pac Ultimates, Sportstrail, Sportmix and Meridian.

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Results Date Company Name Ticker Event Indication Outcome
2H 2021 Aridis Pharmaceuticals Inc ARDS Data from Phase IIa trial of AR-501 Cystic fibrosis
2H 2021 Summit Therapeutics plc SMMT Top-line data from phase III trial of Ridinilazole (Ri-CoDIFy 1) C. difficile infection
2H 2021 Summit Therapeutics plc SMMT Top-line data from phase III trial of Ridinilazole (Ri-CoDIFy 2) C. difficile infection
2H 2021 Aridis Pharmaceuticals Inc ARDS Top-line data from phase III pivotal trial of AR-301 Acute pneumonia caused by S. aureus infection
2H 2021 PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals Inc PHAS Results from Phase 2b clinical trial of PB1046 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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Shares of InMode Ltd. (INMD) touched an all-time high of $84.70 in intraday trading on Monday, before closing at $82.78.
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74312 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Thursday, taking the national total to 31495652. This is higher than the 7-day average of 70514. 909 new deaths were reported in the country on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 565289, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 750. Washing
75,267 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Tuesday, taking the national total to 31,421,367. The number of new cases is higher than the 7-day average of 71,511. 932 new deaths were reported in the country on the day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 564,402, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 764.
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Four novel drugs were approved by the FDA in March taking the tally of new drug approvals in the first quarter of this year to 14. Let's take a look at what's in store for April 2021.
The Food and Drug Administration approved four new drugs last month. In the year 2020, 104 new drugs were approved by the FDA. Now, let us take a look at the new drugs approved by the regulator in January 2021.
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Shares of Zentalis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ZNTL) which touched an all-time of $61.29 on Dec.20, 2020, have since erased 20%, and are trading around $43 currently.
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