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New Rx for Rare Form of Epilepsy
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat seizures linked to Dravet syndrome.
Approved: First Drug to Image Alzheimer’s Marker
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug to help image tau pathology, a common marker in Alzheimer’s disease.
A Possible New Blood Test for Alzheimer's
A blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease? A new study suggests it's possible.
Approved: OTC Advil/Tylenol Combo
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen for pain relief.
A New Fast-Acting Migraine Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new fast-acting medication to treat migraines.
Three Prescription Drugs Get OTC Approval
From prescription to over-the-counter — the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the switch for three medications.
Common Seizure Medication Recalled
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public about a recall of a common seizure medication.
New Migraine Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat migraines.
ALS Medication: New Formulation Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new formulation of riluzole, an ALS medication.
Approved: Generics of Multiple Sclerosis Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved generic versions of Gilenya, a multiple sclerosis (MS) medication.