First Oral Treatment for CKD Anemia OK'd for Patients on Dialysis
(MedPage Today) -- The FDA approved the first oral agent for chronic kidney disease (CKD)-related anemia for adults on dialysis, the agency announced late on Wednesday. Daprodustat (Jesduvroq) is a once-daily tablet specifically indicated for... (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - February 2, 2023 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Daprodustat, First Oral Anemia Treatment FDA Approves Daprodustat, First Oral Anemia Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved daprodustat as oral treatment for anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease and on dialysis, but not for patients who are not on dialysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - February 2, 2023 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Nephrology News Alert Source Type: news

GSK ’s Anemia Drug for Dialysis Patients Gets FDA Backing
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Oral Treatment for Anemia Caused by Chronic Kidney Disease for Adults on Dialysis
The FDA approved the first oral treatment for anemia caused by chronic kidney disease for adults who have been receiving dialysis for at least four months. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 1, 2023 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA Approves Jesduvroq (daprodustat) for Anemia Caused by Chronic Kidney Disease for Adults on Dialysis
February 01, 2023 -- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Jesduvroq tablets (daprodustat) as the first oral treatment for anemia (decreased number of red blood cells) caused by chronic kidney disease for adults who have been... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - February 1, 2023 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Mission to eliminate sickle cell anaemia By 2047: Finance Minister
The government also announced to establish 157 new nursing colleges will be in co-location with the existing 157 medical colleges established since 2014. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health ministry's fight against sickle cell anaemia to follow Gujarat playbook
Prevalent among the tribal population in India, sickle cell disease is a genetic condition that affects haemoglobin -- responsible for carrying oxygen in the body-- in red blood cells. Anaemia, debilitating acute and chronic pain, infection, acute chest syndrome, stroke, and renal failure are among the problems it can lead to. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GERD in Children Linked to Anemia, Iron Deficiency
TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2023 -- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is associated with anemia or iron deficiency among children, according to a study published online Dec. 26 in Diagnostics. Vasile Valeriu Lupu, Ph.D., from the " Grigore T. Popa " ... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

JAK Inhibitor Improves Symptoms, Anemia in Myelofibrosis
(MedPage Today) -- Ed Uthman CC BY 2.0 Myelofibrosis treatment with the Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor momelotinib resulted in clinically significant improvements in symptoms and spleen response compared with danazol for symptomatic, JAK inhibitor... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 31, 2023 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Japan Dec factory output inches down, retail sales beat forecasts
Japanese factories cut output slightly in December, capping an anaemic final quarter of 2022 for manufacturers hit by stalling global demand and rising costs. Although retail sales, a barometer of service-sector activity and consumer spending, rose more than expected, the faltering factory… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthenia is tell-tale sign of iron deficiency - other symptoms of this 'common' condition
Iron deficiency anaemia is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in the world. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Unblinding of Phase 3 CARTITUDE-4 Study of CARVYKTI ® (cilta-cel) as Primary Endpoint Met in Treatment of Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma
RARITAN, New Jersey, January 27, 2023 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the Phase 3 CARTITUDE-4 study evaluating CARVYKTI® (ciltacabtagene autoleucel; cilta-cel) versus pomalidomide, bortezomib, and dexamethasone (PVd) or daratumumab, pomalidomide, and dexamethasone (DPd) for the treatment of patients with relapsed and lenalidomide-refractory multiple myeloma met its primary endpoint of significant improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) at the first pre-specified interim analysis. As a result of meeting the primary endpoint, the Independent Data Monitoring Commi...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 27, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

The 'most common symptom' of iron deficiency can appear on your skin - 'See a GP'
Iron deficiency anaemia is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in the world, with 30 percent of the population being a victim of this condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AstraZeneca/CinCor: deal may herald start of biotech buying spree
Sector shows signs of being under-appreciated after an anaemic year (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 9, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Woman, 64, felt tired for weeks prior to cancer diagnosis - ‘Thought I was a bit run down’
Her symptoms were initially suspected to be anaemia, which occurs when you don't have enough healthy red blood cells to transport oxygen around the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news