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Intercept’s NASH hopeful spurned by FDA, raising questions for other companies in the race

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, long the frontrunner in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), has suffered several delays on its FDA application for obeticholic acid (OCA). Now, the company has received an outright rejection from the agency in a decision that could affect the prospects for other companies in the field. Following delays that centered on advisory committee scheduling and… Read More »

Vaping flavored Juul pods damages lung cell DNA, raising cancer risks

Juul pod flavors like creme brulee, menthol and mint blamed for getting teens hooked on vaping raise risks for lung injuries and cancer by damaging DNA, study suggests Sweet e-cigarette liquid flavors have been blamed for getting teenagers addicted to vaping  But little is known about how the chemicals in these flavors may affect the… Read More »