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Recent Drug Approvals

New and Generic Drug Approvals

June 25, 2015

Drug Name Active Ingredient Dosage Form/Route Sponsor Submission Type Amyvid 89 more words
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Scanning for Alzheimer's

By Medical Discovery News

Sept. 15, 2012

At first it seems to be occasional forgetfulness, followed by jokes of Mom having another “senior” moment. Then her lapses start to get serious. 476 more words


Alzheimer's test: would you want to know?

About Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dimentia, a disease characterised by severe memory loss, mood changes and communication problems. AD is a progressive disease which gets worse overtime. 919 more words


Scan offers Alzheimer's Hope

An article in the health section of the Wall Street Journal says that the FDA has approved an Alzheimer’s test developed by Eli Lilly & Co. 119 more words

UWF Center On Aging

Amyvid and Irrelevance

The FDA finally gave marketing approval to Lilly’s (via Avid) Amyvid/florbetapirradio-labeled imaging agent, for use in PET-scan identification of beta-amyloid plaque. Approval had been delayed due to concerns regarding interrater variability/reliability. 547 more words

Big Pharma

Alzheimer's Brain Scan Test Gets FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the O.K. last Friday to a new radioactive dye that helps doctors scan the brain for Alzheimer’s disease. 340 more words


New Alzheimer's Scan For Early Diagnoses

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a brain disorder that primarily affects the elderly. It is named after a German doctor, Alois Alzheimer, who in 1996 noticed anomalies in the brain tissue of a woman who had died of a strange mental illness. 695 more words