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FDA Grants Genentech’s Polivy (polatuzumab vedotin-piiq) Accelerated Approval for Adults With Previously Treated Aggressive Lymphoma

Print this page South San Francisco, CA — June 10, 2019 — Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to Polivy (polatuzumab vedotin-piiq) in combination with bendamustine plus Rituxan (rituximab) (BR) for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory (R/R)… Read More »

Team Sports Could Help Traumatized Kids Grow Into Healthy Adults

By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Coming from a broken home or suffering abuse can traumatize a child, but new research suggests team sports might be just the medicine these kids need. Tracking U.S. health data from nearly 10,000 people, researchers found that teens who experienced childhood trauma and… Read More »

Top vaccine makers Merck and Pfizer target China and older adults next

During the past few decades, the number of companies producing vaccines has dwindled to just a handful. There are other players in the space, but today, the four big drug companies that now dominate the market are Merck, Pfizer, Sanofi Pasteur and GlaxoSmithKline. Selling a vaccine like Shingrix for the shingles or Gardasil 9 for… Read More »