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This Week at FDA: Amazon warning letter, ANDA amendments, and more
Posted 12 August 2022 By Michael Mezher
Welcome to another installment of This Week at FDA, your weekly source for updates – big and small – on FDA, drug and medical device regulation, and what we’re reading from around the web. This week, we take a look at warning letters sen...
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The value of a ready-to-use therapeutic food guideline for severe malnutrition
Posted 12 August 2022 By Louise T. Göttsche, MSc, MBA
Ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTFs) are used in the treatment of children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) without medical complications. This article focuses on the value of an RUTF guideline. Knowing what is required for childre...
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FDA-led study highlights tradeoffs in drug promotion on social media
Posted 11 August 2022 By Mary Ellen Schneider
Providing both benefit and risk information within character-space-limited (CSL) drug promotions on social media platforms like Twitter improved recognition of risks but made it less likely that consumers would click links for additional...
Euro Roundup: MDCG posts guidance on notified bodies
Posted 11 August 2022 By Nick Paul Taylor
MDCG created the guidance to support designating authorities responsible for assessing applications for medical device and in vitro diagnostic notified bodies. The text also covers the reassessment and is intended to “bring consistency a...
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FDA Official: EU privacy regulations impede BIMO inspections, application reviews
Posted 10 August 2022 By Ferdous Al-Faruque
According to a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lawyer, the European Union’s privacy regulations are a headache for researchers and regulators trying to share data. Heather Messick, the former lead policy analyst on the EU’s General...
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Study: Accelerated approval pathway working as intended in most cases
Posted 10 August 2022 By Jeff Craven
Over the last several decades, the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) accelerated approval program has largely been working as it was designed to, with about half the products using the pathway being converted to traditional approva...
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Drugmakers request changes to FDA’s mass balance studies guidance
Posted 09 August 2022 By Joanne S. Eglovitch
The pharmaceutical industry is calling for changes to the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) draft guidance on radiolabeled mass balance studies, suggesting the guidance be revised to require fewer subjects, and mention a male prefe...
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Legal Expert: Too early to tell if SCOTUS ruling will chill FDA regulation
Posted 09 August 2022 By Ferdous Al-Faruque
When the majority of the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) in late June said that an Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policy to curb climate change was a regulatory overreach, legal experts wondered if it would have a chilling eff...
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