Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - October 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-10-30 Pharmacies, drug wholesaler file lawsuit against Abbott over price of antiretroviral Norvir 0 None
2007-10-30 Transplant rejection drug boosts the risk of birth defects 0 None
2007-10-30 Tasigna gets the green light in the U.S. to treat Chronic Myeloid Leukemia 0 None
2007-10-28 FDA issues communication on ongoing safety review of Aprotinin injection 0 None
2007-10-28 Nasal flu vaccine given the green light for toddlers 0 None
2007-10-28 FDA warns about 'stay awake drug' Provigil 1 3.4
2007-10-25 Public not so sure about 'personalized medicine' 0 None
2007-10-25 Promising new tuberculosis drug given special status 0 None
2007-10-24 WHO aims to improve injection safety across the globe 0 None
2007-10-24 Influenza vaccine production capacity on the rise 0 None
2007-10-24 Orexigen presents findings on obesity drug candidates 0 None
2007-10-22 FDA approves approved Ixempra (ixabepilone) for advanced breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-22 Sanofi Pasteur receives FDA approval of Menactra meningococcal vaccine for children 0 None
2007-10-22 FDA approves change in storage conditions for Humate-P 0 None
2007-10-22 Implicit wins $16.3 million U.S. government contract to develop its clinical stage drug oglufanide disodium 0 None
2007-10-22 GenVec receives extra funding for adenovector-based HIV vaccines program 0 None
2007-10-19 Lilly and MacroGenics to develop and commercialize teplizumab 0 None
2007-10-19 FDA expands approved age range for Menactra, bacterial meningitis vaccine 0 None
2007-10-19 FDA approves doripenem injection to treat complicated urinary tract and intra-abdominal infections 0 None
2007-10-19 European drug regulations need changing 0 None
2007-10-19 Abbott creates one molecule with two antibody functions 0 None
2007-10-19 Medsafe warns of "natural health" hazards 0 None
2007-10-17 FDA approves raltegravir new HIV drug 0 None
2007-10-17 AHF challenges Merck over Isentress AIDS drug pricing 0 None
2007-10-17 Contraceptive pill with no side-effects in the pipeline 0 None
2007-10-16 Vaginal microbicide coated condom partnership between Durex and Starpharma 0 None
2007-10-15 AMDL submits data to FDA for clearance to market its diagnostic test to monitor colorectal cancer patients 0 None
2007-10-12 Biopharmaceutical infrastructure key to lower drug development costs 0 None
2007-10-10 Generic Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) approved in U.S. 1 3
2007-10-10 HIV drug designed for children wins FDA approval 0 None
2007-10-10 Cautious optimism for new Alzheimer's medications 0 None
2007-10-10 Accentia announces investigational new drug application for Revimmune for refractory MS 0 None
2007-10-08 Warnings about drugs used with ultrasounds 0 None
2007-10-08 Wyeth Pharmaceuticals to acquire Haptogen 0 None
2007-10-08 Fraunhofer pharmaceutical agent speeds drug development 0 None
2007-10-08 Bayer HealthCare clear to acquire Citracal calcium supplements in the United States 0 None
2007-10-07 OxyContin drug company sued for millions 0 None
2007-10-04 Genzyme receives Japanese marketing approval for Elaprase 0 None
2007-10-04 Osteoarthritis drug Prexige withdrawn from Canadian market 0 None
2007-10-04 New FDA program will fast forward generic drug approvals 0 None
2007-10-04 FDA tightens potency specifications to ensure thyroid drugs last 0 None
2007-10-03 Behind-the-counter drugs could be on sale in U.S. pharmacies 0 None
2007-10-03 Oseltamivir, the active substance in Tamiflu, unchanged through sewage treatment 0 None
2007-10-02 Wal-Mart adds 11 generic drugs to discounted prescription drug program 0 None
2007-10-02 Average premiums for stand-alone Medicare prescription drug plans will increase by 8.7% 0 None
2007-10-02 Early stage drug shows promise against cancer cells from young patients 0 None
2007-10-02 Cancer drug Taxotere given the green light to treat head and neck cancer 0 None
2007-10-02 FDA warns against cold and cough remedies made for children 0 None
2007-10-02 Taxotere (docetaxel) granted FDA approval to treat locally advanced head and neck cancer prior to chemo and surgery 0 None


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