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First Drug with an Ingestible Sensor Approved

The FDA has approved Abilify MyCite (Otsuka), tablets of aripiprazole embedded with an ingestible sensor that can record that the medication was taken. The tablet with sensor is an attempt to help increase adherence to medication regimens. Aripiprazole is used to

FDA approval brings first gene therapy to the United States

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a historic action today making the first gene therapy available in the United States, ushering in a new approach to the treatment of cancer and other serious and life-threatening diseases. The FDA approved Kymriah

FDA Approves First Gene Therapy Treatment For Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced what the agency calls a “historic action” — the first approval of a gene therapy in the United States. The FDA approved Kymriah, which scientists refer to as a “living drug” because it involves using