Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - January 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-01-31 Solutions to royalty stacking issues a top priority in pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors 0 4
2005-01-27 Clinical trials to test the safety of a first-of-its-kind human hookworm vaccine 0 None
2005-01-27 Enbrel to treat rheumatoid arthritis approved in Japan 0 None
2005-01-26 Phenoxodiol gets fast track status for its intended use in patients with hormone-refractory prostate cancer 0 None
2005-01-26 Tentative approval of co-packaged lamivudine/zidovudine fixed dose combination tablets and nevirapine tablets 0 None
2005-01-25 Schering and Novartis agree on joint commercialization of novel cancer drug 0 None
2005-01-25 Monoclonal antibody therapeutics to fill vacuum left by ineffective conventional therapies 0 None
2005-01-25 Launch date announced for Abraxane to treat metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2005-01-24 Vioxx withdrawal raises many questions concerning drug policy 0 None
2005-01-24 Phenoxodiol increases the effectiveness of Docetaxel by at least 100 times 0 None
2005-01-24 Orally ingested drug to help Type 2 diabetes sufferers 0 None
2005-01-24 Organon’s compound, Org 24448, selected to test efficacy of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia 0 None
2005-01-24 Call for Anastrozole (Arimidex) to be the new preferred breast cancer treatment option 0 None
2005-01-24 Health authorities reviewing scientific data from trials evaluating Alzheimer's treatment, Reminyl 0 None
2005-01-24 Serono completes enrollment in phase III trial of Serostim 0 None
2005-01-19 ID Biomedical begins development of pandemic influenza vaccine 0 None
2005-01-19 NIH begins Phase 1 clinical trial of HIV vaccine candidate 0 None
2005-01-19 FDA knocks back anticancer drug Marqibo 0 None
2005-01-17 Measures to improve the drug side effect reporting system - the Yellow Card Scheme 0 None
2005-01-17 No to over the counter statin! 0 None
2005-01-17 Alvesco now available for asthma sufferers in the United Kingdom 0 None
2005-01-17 Biopharmaceutical market generated revenues of USD 45.0 billion in 2004 0 None
2005-01-17 FDA licenses Sanofi pasteur vaccine for protection against meningococcal disease 0 None
2005-01-16 Avastin available across Europe within the next few weeks 0 None
2005-01-16 Committees will weigh up COX-2 benefits and risks 0 None
2005-01-13 Evaluation of BAY 43-9006 (Sorafenib) for pancreatic cancer 0 4
2005-01-13 MHRA and FDA to inspect Chiron's Liverpool manufacturing facility 0 None
2005-01-12 Major partnership with National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for Narhex Life Sciences 0 None
2005-01-12 Research breakthrough in treatment of TB and MDR-TB 0 None
2005-01-12 Myriad Genetics initiates phase 3 clinical trial of Flurizan 0 None
2005-01-12 Amarin announces positive results from studies using Miraxion to treat unresponsive depression 0 None
2005-01-12 Escalating demand for novel and effective therapeutic approaches underlines growing appeal of peptides 0 None
2005-01-12 Safety established for Vaxin's first flu vaccine in clinical trial 0 None
2005-01-12 Campral, first new treatment for alcoholism in ten years 0 None
2005-01-12 Molecular Devices introduces fatty acid uptake assay to target metabolic diseases 0 None
2005-01-10 Potential new therapies for cancer and bleeding disorders 0 None
2005-01-10 Velcade (bortezomib) phase III clinical trial initiated in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma 0 None
2005-01-10 Ranbaxy files anti-retrovirals (ARVs) to the U.S. FDA 0 None
2005-01-10 Serono announces the availability of Saizen for adult growth hormone deficiency 0 3
2005-01-09 Government should plough drug savings into Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) 0 None
2005-01-09 Trial of naproxen and celecoxib suspended 0 None
2005-01-09 Abraxane, first in a new class of albumin-bound nanotechnology for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer 1 3
2005-01-09 FDA approves Abraxane for metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2005-01-07 Fallout from Vioxx and Celebrex market recall challenges industry 0 None
2005-01-07 FDA clearance to test influenza vaccine, Fluviral 0 None
2005-01-06 States to explore putting restrictions on AIDS drug Trizivir 0 None
2005-01-05 European approval of Cymbalta/Xeristar for treatment of major depressive episodes 0 None
2005-01-04 Bush Administration pressures Canada to eliminate drug importation 0 None
2005-01-04 First new leukemia treatment approved specifically for children in more than a decade 0 None
2005-01-03 The rise in over the counter drugs, why? 0 None
2005-01-03 Eli Lilly aware in the 1980s that fluoxetine had troubling side effects 0 None


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