Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - February 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-02-28 New Crohn's disease treatment Humira promises to reduce symptoms 1 None
2007-02-28 New York State moves closer to lower drug prices 0 None
2007-02-28 AHF launches ad campaign against Bristol-Myers Squibb over antiretroviral pricing in Mexico 0 None
2007-02-28 Campaign seeks to counter influence of pharma sales reps 0 None
2007-02-27 PPD licenses dyslipidemia statin from Ranbaxy 0 None
2007-02-27 Cancer Research UK secures fenretinide orphan drug licence 0 None
2007-02-27 FDA approves Humira (adalimumab) for Crohn's disease 0 None
2007-02-26 FDA approves antidepressant Cymbalta (duloxetine HCl) for treatment of generalized anxiety disorder 0 None
2007-02-25 Danish court injunction prohibits sale of generic Lipitor 0 None
2007-02-25 Ohio Gov. Strickland to remove name from effort to back law that would limit use of Mifepristone 0 None
2007-02-25 State actions on human papillomavirus vaccine proposals 0 None
2007-02-25 Texas Gov. Perry says Merck campaign contribution had no effect on decision to mandate Gardasil 0 None
2007-02-25 CDC says Gardasil's side effects minor 0 None
2007-02-25 Pharmaceutical companies overcharging federal health care programs 0 None
2007-02-22 FDA wants clear warnings on ADHD drugs 0 None
2007-02-22 Some health experts concerned proponents of mandatory HPV vaccination are acting too soon 0 None
2007-02-22 Merck pledges to stop lobbying States on Gardasil 0 None
2007-02-21 Merck to register, lower cost of antiretroviral Atripla in developing countries 0 None
2007-02-21 Gardasil reaction report released 0 None
2007-02-21 New changes for UK pharmaceutical regulation 0 None
2007-02-21 FDA wants warning label on omalizumab (Xolair) 0 None
2007-02-21 Woman awarded millions in Prempro HRT breast cancer trial 0 None
2007-02-20 Battle looming between NHS and pharma giants 0 None
2007-02-19 Thimerosal to be discussed at Wednesday's CDC meeting 0 None
2007-02-19 Thailand threatens big pharma companies 0 None
2007-02-19 FDA warns consumers about buying medications over the Internet 0 None
2007-02-19 Countries should find balance between affordable drugs, development incentives, WHO Director-General says in letter to Thai Health Minister 0 None
2007-02-19 Legislation introduced that would give FDA authority to approve generic versions of biotechnology drugs 0 None
2007-02-14 Warning over new rotavirus vaccine RotaTeq 0 None
2007-02-13 Maraviroc to receive accelerated review in U.S. and Europe 0 None
2007-02-13 Thailand holds drug giants over a barrel 0 5
2007-02-13 Actions taken on HPV vaccine proposals in Alabama, Louisiana, Utah, Washington 0 None
2007-02-13 Formularies needed to reduce medication prices under Medicare prescription drug benefit 0 None
2007-02-12 Serious warning placed on antibiotic Ketek 0 None
2007-02-12 Congress likely to approve FDA prescription drug safety reforms in 2007 0 None
2007-02-07 Approval of orlistat capsules over-the-counter 0 None
2007-02-07 FDA warns of deadly results of skin-numbing creams 0 None
2007-02-07 Research helps explain origin of self-reactive B cells 0 5
2007-02-07 ViroPharma receives orphan drug designation for Maribavir 0 None
2007-02-07 WHO cautions Thailand against issuing compulsory license for antiretroviral Kaletra 0 None
2007-02-07 Canadian prescription drugs still being seized in U.S. 0 None
2007-02-06 Ban called for on newer birth control pills 1 None
2007-02-06 Ranbaxy and GlaxoSmithKline form alliance 0 None
2007-02-06 Many low-income Medicare beneficiaries receive no help from PAPs 0 None
2007-02-06 FDA efforts to improve prescription drug safety encouraging 0 None
2007-02-04 Alphanate approved to treat Von Willebrand disease 0 None


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