Actavis PLC and Medicines360, a nonprofit women's health pharmaceutical company, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of Liletta (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system), an intrauterine device (IUD) providing up to 3 years of safe and effective contraception.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory committee on immunization practices today approved including Merck's Gardasil 9 vaccine in a list of recommended vaccinations for children and young adults. The vaccine got US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in December, 2014. The vaccine is an improvement on the older version of Gardasil in that it offers protection against 5 more types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) than the original product.
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