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1 HOUR AGO - Yahoo! News

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Sarepta to start new trials on muscle disorder drug, shares jump

(Reuters) - Sarepta Therapeutics Inc will start new trials of its experimental muscle disorder drug, nearly five months after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said data from a previous study may not be sufficient to support the drug's approval. Sarepta's stock jumped nearly 75 percent to $42.40 in trading before the bell on Monday. The company is developing eteplirsen ...

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APR 18, 2014 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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FDA warns about device used in gynecologic procedure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday discouraged doctors from using a machine that makes it possible to remove uteruses and uterine fibroids through small incisions because of the risk that the approach will spread cancer.

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APR 18, 2014 - Seattle Times

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FDA ‘discourages’ a type of uterine-fibroid surgery

Doctors should stop using a procedure performed on tens of thousands of American women a year in the course of uterine surgery, because it poses a risk of spreading cancerous tissue, the Food and Drug Administration said.

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APR 17, 2014 - Family Practice News

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APR 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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FDA Approves Drug For Ragweed Pollen Allergy

April 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co's pollen allergy drug Ragwitek. The tablet, which is administered by placing it under the tongue, is to treat the short ragweed pollen induced allergic rhinitis. (http://r.reuters.com/nyg68v) The approval for Ragwitek comes days after U.S. regulatory approval for Merck's grass pollen allergy drug Grastek. Merck's Ragwitek ...

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