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FDA plans to move to individual risk-based assessments for blood donors |  CNN

FDA plans to move to individual risk-based assessments for blood donors | CNN

CNN — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering shifting its blood donation policy from general assessments to questionnaires that focus more on individual risk, it said Wednesday. The agency uses data from a donor eligibility study and other blood surveillance information that “will likely support a policy shift to individual risk-based donor screening …

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FDA approves first treatment to delay onset of type 1 diabetes |  CNN

FDA approves first treatment to delay onset of type 1 diabetes | CNN

CNN — A biologic therapy that delays the onset of type 1 diabetes received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. It is the first therapy approved for the prevention of type 1 diabetes. The monoclonal antibody teplizumab, which will be marketed under the brand name Tzield, from ProventionBio and Sanofi is …

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