Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - June 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-06-30 RxKinetix receives grant to develop thermostable vaccines with improved stability at non-refrigerated temperatures 0 None
2005-06-30 Medicaid beneficiaries living with HIV/AIDS in Mississippi are about to be denied access to medications 0 None
2005-06-30 New drug candidate against HIV-infection 0 None
2005-06-30 Old skin fungus drug has been found to be a possible cancer treatment 0 None
2005-06-30 Takeda Pharmaceuticals submits NDA for a new oral diabetes medication 0 None
2005-06-29 European women soon to have access to new breast cancer drug 0 None
2005-06-28 Keep taking Viagra, it won't make you blind! 0 None
2005-06-28 1.7 million will be anxious when Medicare coverage of anxiety drugs ceases 0 None
2005-06-28 Canada about to ban bulk sales of drugs to U.S. 0 None
2005-06-28 New breast cancer drug not available to all who need it 0 None
2005-06-27 GlaxoSmithKline announces availability of Paxil CR to U.S. market 0 None
2005-06-27 Metabasis and Merck collaborate to develop new treatment for diabetes, hyperlipidemia and obesity 0 None
2005-06-26 Nitromed heart drug designed for blacks wins U.S. approval 0 None
2005-06-23 Booze and autos don't mix - car crashes account for half of drinking injurie 0 None
2005-06-21 Safety warning on Internet drugs 0 None
2005-06-21 Canada first country to approve cannabis based painkiller 0 None
2005-06-21 Partnership to develop an AIDS vaccine using a promising new technology 0 None
2005-06-21 New cardiovascular drug derived from Dan Shen (Saliva miltiorrhiza) 0 5
2005-06-20 FDA severely limits access to cancer drug Iressa 0 None
2005-06-19 FDA approves treatment for diarrhea caused by Cryptosporidium infection 0 None
2005-06-19 AstraZeneca announces U.S. labeling change to Iressa (gefitinib tablets) 0 None
2005-06-19 New antibiotic approved by FDA will fight bacterial infections in hospitals 0 None
2005-06-16 Tentative approval for Lamivudine tablets 0 None
2005-06-16 Vical receives $12 Million HIV vaccine order 0 None
2005-06-16 FDA recommends heart drug designed for blacks 0 None
2005-06-15 FDA approves Xeloda (capecitabine) oral chemotherapy 0 None
2005-06-15 Promising new tuberculosis drug enters clinical trial 0 None
2005-06-15 Report on Hispanics and genes, culture, and medicines highlights the rise of individualized medicine 0 None
2005-06-15 Panel advise limited use of heart drug Natrecor 0 None
2005-06-14 The most frequently used drugs for treating chronic insomnia have never been approved for that purpose 0 None
2005-06-14 FDA grants Vical orphan-drug designation 0 None
2005-06-14 Non-profit public-private partnership develops affordable, new drug regimens for tuberculosis 0 None
2005-06-14 Royal Pharmaceutical Society responds to over the counter medication report 0 None
2005-06-13 Doctors call for education programmes for health professionals and patients about available over-the-counter (OTC) medicines 0 None
2005-06-13 New diabetes drug has a double whammy and is a potential blockbuster 0 None
2005-06-12 West Nile virus vaccine may be ready by the end of the year 0 None
2005-06-12 FDA approves whooping cough vaccine for adults 0 None
2005-06-12 Crystal Meth Summit in Canada wants drug re-classified 0 None
2005-06-10 Survey highlights need for primary care guidance on NSAID use 0 None
2005-06-10 Ibuprofen may cause heart attacks - full disclosure of all data - including industry safety data - is essential 0 None
2005-06-10 Pharmacists support generic drug substitution, but need more information to advise customers 0 None
2005-06-10 Claritin's switch to OTC status meant fewer prescriptions 0 None
2005-06-10 European approval of Temodal (temozolomide) capsules for treatment of glioblastoma multiforme 0 None
2005-06-09 Experimental drug works best in combination with older remedy for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias 0 None
2005-06-09 Multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri could be back on the market later in the year 0 None
2005-06-09 The MeNZB vaccine will work 0 None
2005-06-08 Virulizin granted orphan drug status in Europe 0 None
2005-06-07 Chiron back in the news - deadlock over new lung transplant drug 0 None
2005-06-07 Arthritis patients still suffer as drugs guidelines are ignored 0 None
2005-06-02 Novel topical treatment of psoriasis 0 None
2005-06-02 New shingles vaccine 0 None
2005-06-02 Indian drug company Ranbaxy gains FDA approval for HIV drug 0 None
2005-06-01 Fast track drugs - FDA too slow to check on drugmakers who do not complete follow up studies 0 None
2005-06-01 Organon obtains license for Merck's novel oral contraceptive 0 None
2005-06-01 Hybridon collaborates to develop immune modulatory (IMO) compounds for asthma and allergy 0 None


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