MedImmune

FDA okays new diabetes, asthma drugsFDA recently approved a new diabetes medication, as well as a drug to treat severe asthma.
Uro Pipeline: FDA accepts biologics license application for bladder Ca agentOther pipeline developments discussed include an implantable device for OAB treatment, a subcutaneous hypogonadism treatment, efficacy results for an HPV drug, and the status of a device-based BPH treatment.
New AAP guidance for RSV drug spurs manufacturer reactionThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revision of its recommendations for use of palivizumab (Synagis, MedImmune Specialty Care Division of AstraZeneca) for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in infants has fueled a reaction from the drug’s manufacturer.
ACIP recommends needle-free, nasal flu vaccine for kidsThe Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has recommended that when available, the needle-free, nasal flu vaccine (Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine [LAIV]) should be used for healthy children aged 2 to 8 years, who have no contraindications or precautions.