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FDA Releases the Pilot Version of the Clinical Outcome Assessment Compendium for Public Comment

The Purpose of the COA Compendium The pilot COA Compendium (view PDF) is part of FDA’s efforts to foster patient-focused drug development.  The COA Compendium is intended to facilitate communication

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Novo Nordisk Files for Regulatory Approval of “faster-acting insulin aspart” In U.S.

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk announced the submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of a New Drug Application (NDA) for faster-acting insulin aspart, a

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Scientists Develop a More Effective ‘Multitasking’ Flu Vaccine

Researchers from Australia say they may have uncovered a way to make the seasonal flu vaccine more effective, by adding a string of synthetic fat molecules that boost the body’s

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Type 1 Diabetes App Connects Personal Records to Electronic Health Record

In recent years, several developers have created mobile apps that allow diabetic patients to track their blood glucose readings, but a new application from Philips Healthcare has taken this concept

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3-D Printing is Revolutionizing the Pharmaceutical Industry

Over the past decade, 3-D printers have been hailed as changing everything from fashion to firearms.

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