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First child to receive a double hand transplant excels in his abilities

First child to undergo double hand transplant is excelling, doctors say Medical Mysteries and Marvels: Zion Harvey of Baltimore, Md., was the first youngster to undergo a successful double-hand transplant in 2015. Despite the hardships of any transplant, Zion is succeeding. Aside from progress in basic functions like feeding and dressing, Zion can hold a… Read More »

FDA approves Lilly’s migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment – CNBC

Eli Lilly’s office in La Jolla, California. Konrad Fiedler | Bloomberg | Getty Images Eli Lilly and Co’s migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said. Emgality belongs to a new class of drugs called… Read More »

FDA’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy Makes Progress in First Year – FDA.gov

By: Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Susan Mayne, Ph.D. Unhealthy diets are at least partly to blame for chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes. This reality is among the reasons that nutrition has and always will be a key priority for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration… Read More »