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FDA Approves Xiaflex for Peyronie’s Disease

The FDA has approved Auxilium Pharmaceuticals’ Xiaflex biologic injection for Peyronie’s disease, a deformity of the penis caused by a lump of plaque that results in a curvature of at least 30 degrees. Read More

Sagentia to Develop SetPoint’s Neuromodulation Device iPad App

Valencia, Calif.-based SetPoint Medical has hired Sagentia to develop a programming interface for a neuromodulation device designed to provide a lower-cost and lower-risk alternative to immunosuppressive drugs such as prednisone that treat chronic inflammatory diseases such as Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis. Read More

AstraZeneca Approved to Market New Influenza Vaccine in Europe

The European Commission Dec. 5 granted AstraZeneca (AZ) European marketing permission for its Fluenz Tetra live attenuated intranasal influenza vaccine for patients age 2 to 18. The vaccine is sprayed into each nostril, where its weakened viral strains induce protective immunity. Read More