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B-Cell Lymphoma Drug Receives FDA Priority Review

B-Cell Lymphoma Drug Receives FDA Priority Review

ADC Therapeutic’s Biologics License was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell Lymphoma drug candidate. The antibody conjugate drug, that catalyzes cancer cell death is being investigated in a...

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows 95% Efficacy Rate

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows 95% Efficacy Rate

Based on long-term data from a late-stage trial including 30,000 participants, Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate has shown results of a 95% efficacy rate in fighting the virus. Moderna is planning to file for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in the coming...

Treatment Resistant Depression

Treatment Resistant Depression

Treatment resistant depression (TRD) describes various forms of depression that have undergone treatment and seen minimal, if any, long-term positive results. With depression affecting 6.7% of the United States’ population and over 300 million people worldwide, the...

Brilanta by AstraZeneca Approved to Reduce Risk of Stroke

Brilanta by AstraZeneca Approved to Reduce Risk of Stroke

Brilanta was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its efficacy in reducing the risk of stroke in patients with acute-ischemic stroke based on the Phase 3 THALES Trial. Compared to aspirin alone, when taken with Brilanta there was a clinically...

First-of-its-Kind HIV Self-Test Approved by Health Canada

First-of-its-Kind HIV Self-Test Approved by Health Canada

BioLytical Laboratories has been approved for the commercial use of their at-home HIV self-test kit that yields 99% accuracy and takes about one minute to produce results to combat the rising HIV cases in Canada. The INSTI HIV Self-Test kit is BioLytical’s newest...

FDA Approved Boston Scientific’s Ranger Balloon

FDA Approved Boston Scientific’s Ranger Balloon

The Ranger Drug-Coated Balloon was approved today (10/2) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with peripheral artery disease, a disease that affects 200 million people. The disease is characterized by a plaque build up in the...

Planning for Translations – Where to Start?

Planning for Translations – Where to Start?

For life science companies, understanding their business needs for translations is critical for finding the right solution. With so many different options for translation, including employing freelance translators, full-service language service providers (LSP), and...