EC Approves Inrebic for Splenomegaly with Myelofibrosis 
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EC Approves Inrebic for Splenomegaly with Myelofibrosis 

On February 8, 2021, global biopharmaceutical company Bristol Myers Squibb shared that the European Commission (EC) approved a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for Inrebic (fedratinib). For around 10 years, there…

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NMPA Grants Conditional Approval to XOSPATA for FLT3mut+ AML
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NMPA Grants Conditional Approval to XOSPATA for FLT3mut+ AML

  In an early February press release, pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma Inc. ("Astellas") shared that XOSPATA (gilteritinib) was given conditional approval in China for the treatment of patients with FLT3-mutated…

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Phase 1b Data Shows Magrolimab Clinical Response for AML
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Phase 1b Data Shows Magrolimab Clinical Response for AML

In early December 2020, biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc. ("Gilead") shared updated results from a Phase 1b clinical trial evaluating magrolimab for patients with treatment-naïve acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Generally,…

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New Investigative Therapy for Myelofibrosis Patients with Severe Thrombocytopenia is Making Headway

CTI BioPharma has just announced that they are submitting a NDA for Pacritinib as a new option for myelofibrosis patients who are facing severe thrombocytopenia. The thrombocytopenia is a result…

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Study: Felty’s Syndrome Presents Differently in Pediatric Patients
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Study: Felty’s Syndrome Presents Differently in Pediatric Patients

According to a study published in BMC Pediatrics, the rare disease known as Felty's syndrome is primarily known to affects adults between the ages of 50 and 70, but on very rare…

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Rivaroxaban Lowers Risk of Venous Thromboembolism for Orthopedic Surgeries as Compared to Heparin
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Rivaroxaban Lowers Risk of Venous Thromboembolism for Orthopedic Surgeries as Compared to Heparin

  According to a news release from the American College of Cardiology, rivaroxaban is more effective than enoxaprin (heparin) in preventing blood clots or low platelet counts in patients after…

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XPOVIO Being Evaluated for Treatment of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
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XPOVIO Being Evaluated for Treatment of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Karyopharm, a pharmaceutical company based in Newton, Massachusetts, has submitted a New Drug Application to the FDA for their drug XPOVIO, which is meant for the treatment of diffuse large…

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Experimental Treatment for Immune Thrombocytopenia Begins Trials in China
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Experimental Treatment for Immune Thrombocytopenia Begins Trials in China

According to a story from uk.finance.yahoo.com, the company Hutchison China MediTech Limited ("Chi-Med") has recently kicked off a phase 1 clinical trial. This trial is testing the company's investigational drug…

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NIH Grants Funding for Scientist’s Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Biomarker Research
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NIH Grants Funding for Scientist’s Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Biomarker Research

According to a publication on EurekAlert, the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Dr. Jason Karnes, PharmD, PhD (and assistant professor in the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy) with…

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Sprycel Approved by FDA for Pediatric Ph+ Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients
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Sprycel Approved by FDA for Pediatric Ph+ Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients

Thanks to a Phase 2 trial, pediatric patients with Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia or Ph+ ALL, now have a new treatment option. The FDA has announced approval of Sprycel…

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Data Shows That Revolade is the Most Effective Second Line Immune Thrombocytopenia Therapy
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Data Shows That Revolade is the Most Effective Second Line Immune Thrombocytopenia Therapy

According to a story from Market Screener, an analysis of real-world data (data gathered outside of the clinical setting) suggests that the drug eltrombopag, marketed as Revolade, offers substantial advantages…

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