Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - August 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-08-30 March of Dimes urges FDA to approve Gestiva 0 None
2006-08-30 Summary of editorials on approval of nonprescription plan B sales to women over age 18 0 None
2006-08-30 90% of dermatologists report having problems with Isotretinoin drug registry 0 None
2006-08-30 FDA advisory panel recommends approval of experimental preterm labor prevention drug 0 None
2006-08-30 Schering-Plough to pay $435M and plead guilty to conspiracy 0 None
2006-08-30 FDA forms task force on human tissue safety 0 None
2006-08-30 Ortho-McNeil to lower the price of contraceptive pills and patches 0 None
2006-08-30 History of cervical cancer, HPV vaccine development 0 None
2006-08-30 FDA questions effectiveness of Gestiva at preventing preterm labor 0 None
2006-08-30 Officials say PhRMA funded U.S. Chamber of Commerce ads touting Medicare prescription drug benefit 0 None
2006-08-29 FDA approves generic Ciprofloxacin injection 0 None
2006-08-29 How safe is drug which prevents pre-term births? FDA will soon find out 0 None
2006-08-28 New England Journal of Medicine examines West Virginia's new Medicaid program 0 None
2006-08-28 Problems persist with Maine Medicaid computerized billing system 0 None
2006-08-28 Australian girls lead the field in cervical cancer vaccination programme 0 None
2006-08-28 Cervical cancer vaccine tipped for nine year olds 0 None
2006-08-24 West Virginia revisions to Medicaid programs examined 0 None
2006-08-24 A close look at Accutane drug registry iPledge 0 None
2006-08-24 FDA approves nonprescription sales of Plan B for women over age 18 0 None
2006-08-24 Legislation allowing conscientious objection for pharmacists introduced in about half of state legislatures this year; none were approved 0 None
2006-08-24 Medicare to reduce payments to pharmacies making their own medications 0 None
2006-08-24 Women's Health Network petitions FDA to halt sales of estrogen, testosterone combination treatments 0 None
2006-08-24 Lawsuit seeking to overturn FDA decision against prescription drug reimportation waiver dismissed 0 None
2006-08-24 At last Plan B will be, but will von Eschenbach? 0 None
2006-08-24 ADHD drugs to carry warnings regarding heart problems, psychotic behavior and sudden death 0 None
2006-08-21 Brits denied new targeted bowel cancer drugs 0 None
2006-08-21 Will Plan B ever be? 0 None
2006-08-20 FDA orders two companies to cease manufacturing human cells and tissues 0 None
2006-08-20 Chink in the armour of H5N1 bird flu virus 0 None
2006-08-17 West Virginia family planning clinics about to run out of no-cost contraceptives 0 None
2006-08-17 Complaint filed against pharmacists for declining to fill emergency contraception prescription refills 0 None
2006-08-17 Appointee to head National Cancer Institute discusses research funding cuts 0 None
2006-08-17 FDA approves Plavix for STEMI heart attacks 0 None
2006-08-16 Average Medicare drug benefit premium to remain unchanged at $24 in 2007 0 None
2006-08-15 Male sufferers now have access to osteoporosis drug Actonel 0 None
2006-08-10 FDA warns pharmacies to stop mass-producing unapproved inhalation drugs 0 None
2006-08-10 Dodgy Chinese antibiotic kills at least 7 0 None
2006-08-09 FDA approves generic version of Effexor (venlafaxine) 0 None
2006-08-06 Experimental drug trial victim has cancer 0 None
2006-08-06 Chinese antibiotic suspected of being a killer jab 0 None
2006-08-03 Implications of the new Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit for people with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-08-03 Plan B or not to be: that is the question! 0 None
2006-08-02 Darunavir - first molecule to treat drug-resistant HIV 0 None
2006-08-02 FDA approves next seasons flu vaccines 0 None
2006-08-02 Timing of FDA Plan B announcement questioned 0 None
2006-08-02 FDA approves Keppra (levetiracetam) for epilepsy treatment 0 None

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