Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - April 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-04-30 Health advocates, drug industry reps lobby lawmakers for support in Thailand drug licensing dispute 0 None
2007-04-30 Brazilian Health Minister says country will purchase generic version of Merck antiretroviral if price not lowered 0 None
2007-04-30 Web site to list medications of natural disaster evacuees 0 None
2007-04-30 Submission of NDA for Istradefylline(KW-6002), an investigational anti-Parkinson's disease drug 0 None
2007-04-30 Schering-Plough announces European approval of new formulations of AERIUS (Desloratadine) 0 None
2007-04-30 INVEGA granted positive opinion recommending approval in Europe 0 None
2007-04-30 FDA approves new treatment for von Willebrand disease 0 None
2007-04-30 FDA approves INVEGA treatment for schizophrenia 0 None
2007-04-30 Caraco Pharmaceuticals to market generic Nimotop 0 None
2007-04-27 Ranbaxy receives approval to manufacture Pravastatin Sodium tablets in U.S. 0 None
2007-04-27 Ranbaxy receives approval to manufacture Zolpidem tablets for insomnia 0 None
2007-04-27 Novagali Pharma announces FDA clearance of trial for treatment of dry eye syndrome 0 None
2007-04-27 Inex Pharmaceuticals announces expected completion date for Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation 0 None
2007-04-26 Under the microscope...doctors' relationships with drug companies 0 None
2007-04-26 Physician ties to drug industry stronger than ever 0 5
2007-04-26 Wyeth Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approvable for Bazedoxifene for the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis 0 None
2007-04-25 Psychotherapeutic drug spending surges 0 None
2007-04-25 Neuromed licenses chronic pain product from ALZA Corporation 0 None
2007-04-25 Time for FDA to set the record straight on common painkillers 0 None
2007-04-24 FDA panel recommends new HIV drug Maraviroc 0 None
2007-04-24 Shire completes aquisition of New River 0 None
2007-04-24 Mode of action of EpiCept-licensed cancer compound profiled at AACR 0 None
2007-04-24 New FDA audio broadcasts provide emerging drug safety information 0 None
2007-04-24 Enigma Diagnostics appoints Dr Lynn Busteed as CEO 0 None
2007-04-24 Abbott submits NDA for combination Niaspan/Simvastatin tablet 1 None
2007-04-24 Mixing certain allergy medications with other medicines can have hazardous effects on your health 0 None
2007-04-24 Pharmacyclics announces NDA for Xcytrin injection 0 None
2007-04-24 Mylan anounces FDA approval of Zolpidem Tartrate tablets 0 4.5
2007-04-24 FDA approves generic versions of Ambien 0 None
2007-04-24 FDA approves Alpharma's KADIAN 10mg strength capsule 0 None
2007-04-24 Agile Therapeutics to report on new generation of transdermal contraceptives 0 None
2007-04-24 Abbott continues drug blacklist in Thailand, says AIDS Healthcare Foundation 0 None
2007-04-23 Thailand wins round two in battle to access cheaper AIDS drugs 0 None
2007-04-22 New drug Maraviroc an alternative in the fight against HIV 0 None
2007-04-20 ZARS announces Swedish marketing approval for Rapydan 0 None
2007-04-20 Schering-Plough announces ZETIA spproved in Japan 0 None
2007-04-20 Generics are increasing competition and lower prescription drug prices 0 None
2007-04-20 Indevus Pharmaceuticals submits supplemental NDA for VALSTAR 0 None
2007-04-20 FDA confirms Mylan's status as only approved ANDA for all strengths of Amlodipine Besylate tablets 0 None
2007-04-20 Should government negotiate drug prices? 0 None
2007-04-20 Bill broadening prescribing rights to psychologists unsafe 0 None
2007-04-20 AstraZeneca addresses lack of ethnically diverse patients in clinical trials 0 None
2007-04-20 Alpharma moves into China with Tongde Pharmaceutical acquisition 0 None
2007-04-20 Access Pharmaceuticals and Somanta Pharmaceuticals sign merger agreement 0 None
2007-04-19 Vasogen and Grupo Ferrer to commercialize Celacade in Europe 0 None
2007-04-19 Viragen announces European Multiferon licensing agreement 0 None
2007-04-19 Lexicon-Genentech reveals potential therapeutic targets 0 None
2007-04-19 Modafinil which improves intelligence under scrutiny by Health Department 0 5
2007-04-18 FDA approves new Actonel dose 0 1
2007-04-18 Schering-Plough selects Pharmacopeia compund for development 0 None
2007-04-18 Indevus and Valera complete merger 0 None
2007-04-18 FDA approves new bird flu vaccine from sanofi pasteur 0 None
2007-04-18 Cell Therapeutics settles law suit with Government 0 None
2007-04-17 Pharma sales reps' productivity inhibited by unnecessary internal communication 0 None
2007-04-17 AccessPharmacy helps meet demands of pharmacy education 0 None
2007-04-17 FDA accepts Satraplatin NDA for priority review 0 None
2007-04-17 FDA accepts GPC Biotech's Satraplatin NDA 0 None
2007-04-17 Cytochroma and Genzyme settle lawsuit 0 None
2007-04-17 Biomira selects PX-866 as clinical development candidate 0 5
2007-04-17 Abbott and signs contract with Premier for diagnostic tests 0 None
2007-04-17 AARP to track Senate vote on Medicare Rx bargaining bill 0 None
2007-04-16 Bristol-Myers Squibb announces new results of Baraclude (entecavir) resistance monitoring program 0 None
2007-04-15 Ranbaxy receives U.S. approval to market Loratadine Antihistamine tablets 0 None
2007-04-15 Use of computer-assisted drug design in drug discovery 0 None
2007-04-15 Lupin Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for Suprax 0 None
2007-04-15 Coley Pharmaceutical licenses VaxImmune to Merck 0 None
2007-04-15 BioMed Realty Trust embarks on $145 million expansion at Eastview 0 None
2007-04-15 Avista Capital acquires BioReliance from Invitrogen 0 None
2007-04-15 Anika Therapeutics receives European stamp of approval for cosmetic dermatology product 0 None
2007-04-14 Mylan announces FDA approval for Glipizide and Metformin Hydrochloride tablets 0 None
2007-04-14 FDA approves GlaxoSmithKline's antibacterial Altabax 0 None
2007-04-14 FDA approves Altabax ointment for impetigo 0 None
2007-04-12 FDA looks for feedback on Medication Guide program 0 None
2007-04-11 WHO welcomes decision by Abbott Labs to reduce price of lopinavir/ritonavir 0 None
2007-04-11 Roche and Transgene S.A. partner on HPV vaccine program 0 None
2007-04-11 Schering-Plough commits to chronic hepatitis C research 0 None
2007-04-11 U.S. District Court grants Mylan extension for consideration of Amlodipine Besylate exclusivity 0 None
2007-04-11 Transgenomic signs contract with OSI Pharmaceuticals for cancer genetic analysis 0 None
2007-04-11 Pharmatek Laboratories opens new facility in San Diego 0 None
2007-04-11 Renovis and Pfizer extend research collaboration 0 None
2007-04-11 Pharmacopeia announces positive results in hypertension and diabetic nephropathy trial 0 None
2007-04-11 Novalar Pharmaceuticals submits NDA for dental anesthetic reversal agent 0 None
2007-04-11 Most promising drugs in development for metabolic syndrome 0 None
2007-04-11 Canada plans to acquire MVA-based smallpox vaccine 0 None
2007-04-11 Boehringer Ingelheim expands license agreement with GeneGo 0 None
2007-04-11 Abbott opens biotech facility in Puerto Rico 0 None
2007-04-10 Abbott agrees with WHO to expand access to lopinavir / ritonavir 0 None
2007-04-10 FASgen awarded grant for refinement of its serum fatty acid synthase 0 None
2007-04-10 Epilepsy drug retigabine safe and effective 0 None
2007-04-10 China Medicine's ADTZ product highlighted at American Chemical Society's National Meeting 0 None
2007-04-05 Roche to acquire BioVeris 0 None
2007-04-05 Pharmacyclics undergoes 'file over protest' for Xcytrin NDA 0 None
2007-04-05 PhRMA statement on the Medicare prescription drug program 0 None
2007-04-05 Market study into the distribution of medicines in the UK 0 None
2007-04-05 Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals launches in the U.S. 0 None
2007-04-05 AARP asks U.S. Senator Coleman to stand up to big pharma 0 None
2007-04-04 FDA approves Twinrix 0 None
2007-04-04 Effects of changing Paracetamol pack size regulations in UK 0 None
2007-04-03 Eli Lilly acquires Hypnion 0 None
2007-04-03 CSL Biotherapies submits Biologics License Application to FDA 0 None
2007-04-03 Debate continues over access to experimental medications for terminally ill 0 None
2007-04-03 Supermarket surgeries - back door way of privatising the NHS 0 None
2007-04-02 Takeda acquires rights for drug to treat cervical dysplasia, HPV 0 None
2007-04-02 FDA discourages consumers from purchasing Accutane online 0 None
2007-04-02 Cephalon provides update on Nuvigil NDA 0 None
2007-04-02 AARP says, "give Medicare the power to negotiate for lower prescription drug prices" 0 None
2007-04-01 GlaxoSmithKline submits Biologics License Application (BLA) for CERVARIX 0 None
2007-04-01 GlaxoSmithKline files European meningococcal conjugate vaccine 0 None


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