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Execs behind female sex drive pill have run afoul of FDA (access required)

WASHINGTON — A small drugmaker from North Carolina may succeed next week where many of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies have failed: in winning approval for the first drug to boost women’s sexual desire. The husband-and-wife team that founded Sprout ...

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FDA approves first lower-cost biotech drug

Federal health officials on Friday approved the first lower-cost copy of a biotech drug in the U.S., a long-awaited milestone that could save billions for insurers, doctors and patients.

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FDA warning: Men’s testosterone drugs overused

The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting drugs for men, saying the popular treatments have not been established as safe or effective for common age-related issues like low libido and fatigue.

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FDA OKs varicose vein treatment (access required)

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new technique for treating varicose veins by sealing them with a clear liquid that turns into a solid adhesive. The VenaSeal system is approved for patients with varicose veins of the legs ...

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FDA approves Clear Guide product

Clear Guide Medical, a medical technology company that is a Johns Hopkins University spin-off, announced on Friday that its first clinical product, the Clear Guide One, has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Clear Guide One uses an ...

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