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FDA Approves Vaxelis Pediatric Hexavalent Combination Vaccine

FDA Approves Vaxelis Pediatric Hexavalent Combination Vaccine Print this page BRIDGEWATER, N.J. and KENILWORTH, N.J. – December 26, 2018 –The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Vaxelis™ (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Inactivated Poliovirus, Haemophilus b Conjugate [Meningococcal Protein Conjugate] and Hepatitis B [Recombinant] Vaccine) for use in children from 6… Read More »

Sprycel (dasatinib) Tablets Now Approved in Combination with Chemotherapy in Certain Pediatric Patients with Philadelphia Chromosome-Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for Sprycel ® (dasatinib) tablets to include the treatment of pediatric patients one year of age and older with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in combination with chemotherapy.1 Sprycel… Read More »

Radiography Still Common in Pediatric Bronchiolitis Despite AAP Guidelines

November 07, 2018 Share this content: Multivariable analysis showed the rate of radiography administered to infants did not vary by year. Despite recent recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the use of radiography did not decrease between 2007 and 2015, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers found… Read More »