Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - May 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-05-31 La Jolla Pharmaceutical provides update on Riquent 0 None
2005-05-31 U.S. pharmaceutical industry is overlooking as much as $16 billion in cash 0 None
2005-05-30 Ranbaxy makes further three filings of its Anti-Retroviral (ARVs) formulations 0 None
2005-05-25 Pharmaceutical industry faces multiple challenges - future lies in drug pipeline sustainability 0 None
2005-05-24 New drug for the treatment of premature ejaculation has great results 0 None
2005-05-23 New Symbicort single inhaler asthma treatment gives much better asthma control 0 5
2005-05-20 FDA recommends approval of the investigational anti-HIV drug tipranavir 0 None
2005-05-20 Merck cervical cancer virus vaccine performs well 0 None
2005-05-19 New drug fluticasone was just as effective as beclomethasone and budesonide at opening up constricted breathing passages 0 None
2005-05-19 Cervical cancer virus vaccine appears very promising 0 None
2005-05-18 Advanced breast cancer drug appears effective on multiple targets 0 None
2005-05-18 Roche to discontinue the sale and distribution of Fortovase (saquinavir) 0 None
2005-05-18 Prescription drug affordability woes grow for Americans 0 None
2005-05-17 Vaccine may prevent cigarette addiction 2 None
2005-05-16 Remicade shows promise in treating ulcerative colitis 0 None
2005-05-16 Distributing medications in specially designed blister packages rather than in bottles may increase the likelihood that medications will be taken properly 0 None
2005-05-16 Tarvacin equivalent plus Docetaxel inhibits breast tumor growth by 93% 0 None
2005-05-16 Vaccine candidate to treat nicotine addiction shows promise 0 None
2005-05-15 New drug which quickly dissolves blood clots and returns circulation to normal 0 None
2005-05-15 Prostate cancer drug, Omnitarg by Genentech falls short 0 None
2005-05-11 Data from its 43 million Medicare patients to be used to track side effects of drugs 0 None
2005-05-11 Fat-fighting drugs may be a far riskier business than they seem 0 None
2005-05-11 NIAID has awarded 10 grants and 2 contracts totaling approximately $27 million to fund development of new therapeutics and vaccines against bioterrorism 0 None
2005-05-10 Canada may ban bulk exports of drugs to the United States 0 None
2005-05-10 Pharmacies in supermarkets: Where's the public benefit? 0 None
2005-05-10 Benitec announces clinical candidate for the treatment of Hepatitis C 0 None
2005-05-10 Cytogen Corporation and Dowpharma collaborate to create a targeted oncology product designed to treat prostate and other cancers 0 None
2005-05-10 Fragile US vaccine system needs improvement 0 None
2005-05-10 Expert analyzes why manufacturers have gradually abandoned vaccines 0 None
2005-05-09 Parkinson's drug Mirapex accused of causing gambling addiction 3 4
2005-05-08 New treatment improves visual acuity score of patients with retinitis pigmentosa 1 None
2005-05-05 New cervical cancer drug could be a bestseller 0 None
2005-05-04 New Zealand Ministry of Health to consider Vaxigrip vaccine trial results 0 None
2005-05-03 pSivida's BrachySil takes first step in regulatory programme leading to product approval 0 None
2005-05-03 Boostrix receives FDA approval as treatment for pertussis 0 None
2005-05-02 Promising results from study of Pirfenidone in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients 0 5
2005-05-02 Myogen's Ambrisentan granted orphan drug designation by Europeans 0 None
2005-05-02 FDA to change regulations regarding side-effect information in drug ads 0 None
2005-05-02 GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Corixa Corporation 0 None
2005-05-01 Judge calls GlaxoSmithKline 'high-handed' over legal action from Biota 0 None
2005-05-01 FDA gives go-ahead for new diabetes treatment 0 None


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