Tag Archives: FDA approval


Artificial Retina That Lets the Blind See Again – More Great Videos of the Argus!

The blind in Europe have reason to rejoice, the world's most advanced artificial retina has just received the CE Mark, approved for use in new patients. The Argus II,... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/8/11

Genetically Modified Salmon Could Be On Your Plate Soon

This past Sunday (September 19th) the US FDA held one of the final meetings needed to approve genetically modified salmon for human consumption. If approved, the salmon... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/20/10


The Alzheimer’s Drugs You Still Can’t Get

Twenty years ago, researchers made serious headway in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease (AD). They discovered a link between the brain damage in AD patients and... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/16/10

Implantable Eye Telescope That Treats AMD Now FDA Approved

A telescopic implant that fits directly into the eye to treat certain kinds of blindness has finally received FDA approval for use in the US after more than five years of... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/8/10


Dendreon Gets FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Fighting Provenge, Stock Leaps

Huge news for Seattle based Dendreon (NASDAQ: DNDN) - the US Food and Drug Administration has finally approved Provenge (Sipuleucel-T) for use in treating metastisized... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/29/10

FDA Approval for Stem Cell Treatment Trials for Lou Gherig’s and Heart Disease

Stem cell treatments continue to gain ground in the United States. Louisiana based TCA Cellular Therapy has 6 FDA clinical trials in progress, the latest of which is the... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/22/10