Diagnosis & Disease Information

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast: Episode 14

This week on the Pod we talk about the FDA Advisory Committee vote on Vascepa; Antibiotic resistant threats; New contact lenses approved to slow myopia in children; A new treatment for sickle cell disease; And an approval for the rare disease, acute hepatic porphyria.

New Drug Product: Yutiq

This slideshow reviews drug information for Yutiq. Click here for the complete Yutiq monograph.  For a downloadable PDF of this slideshow, click here.

FDA Approves Marketing of First User-Fitted Hearing Aid

“Today’s marketing authorization provides certain patients with access to a new hearing aid that provides them with direct control over the fit and functionality of the device,” said Malvina Eydelman, MD, director of the FDA’s Division of Ophthalmic, and Ear, Nose and Throat Devices.