Diagnosis & Disease Information

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast #145

Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent vaccine under investigation; Trial evaluating HIV prevention vaccine discontinued; Early detection sepsis test cleared; Trial results for RSV-associated disease vaccine; Combo Tx for HCC recurrence shows promise.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast #143

Risk evaluation and mitigation strategy updated for abortion pill, mifepristone; Potential PTSD therapy shows positive results; A host of HIV meds are to be discontinued in the next year; Weight-loss treatment gains expanded approval in pediatrics; Experts rank their best diets for a variety of categories.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast #140

New authorization for COVID-19 vaccines in certain children; Narcan nasal spray to be reviewed for OTC status; Empagliflozin assessed in children with diabetes; a major depressive disorder therapy gains fast track status; and Tecentriq has an indication withdrawn. 

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast #137

USPSTF recommendations on estrogen and progesterone; semaglutide assessed in obese teenagers; efficacy and safety data released for investigational maternal RSV vaccine; updates to Clozapine REMS; FDA panel votes on investigational CNS/leptomeningeal metastasis treatment.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast #136

Approvals for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis, and unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma; advisory committee takes vote on potential treatment for anemia of chronic kidney disease; and an oral formulation of pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast #135

FDA Panel votes on the potential removal from the market of Makena; results from an apixaban trial of patients with atrial fibrillation and valvular heart disease; reports of serious ocular complications with monkeypox infection; the novavax vaccine becomes the latest authorized COVID-19 booster; and treatments for nephropathy and ALS have their review period extended.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast #134

Bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccines for children; wearable device to help treat fluid overload in adults with chronic heart failure; real-world data insights into molnupiravir efficacy; vaccine for the third trimester of pregnancy to prevent pertussis; and an FDA update on apomorphine infusion in Parkinson disease.