Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - February 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-02-28 Lilly knocked back by FDA on Zyprexa for schizophrenia treatment 0 None
2008-02-28 FDA approves Nexium for gastroesophageal reflux disease in children 0 None
2008-02-28 Forest Laboratories to develop and distribute the novel beta blocker Bystolic (nebivolol) 3 None
2008-02-28 FDA approves Arcalyst for treatment of rare inflammatory syndromes 0 None
2008-02-27 Nasal vaccine for smallpox protects animals against 77 times the potentially lethal dose of smallpox 0 None
2008-02-27 Galderma to acquire CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2008-02-26 PolyTherics and Celtic Pharma sign agreement to explore technologies for improved drug performance 0 None
2008-02-26 Mail order pharmacies growing more popular 0 None
2008-02-26 Questions over use of antibiotics in 'end of life' care 0 None
2008-02-26 Abbott receives approval for HUMIRA (Adalimumab) for polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis 0 None
2008-02-22 XYNTHA approved for teatment of hemophilia A by FDA 0 None
2008-02-21 US advisory committee recommends approval of Rotarix 0 None
2008-02-20 Wyeth wins Maryland thimerosal autism case 0 None
2008-02-20 FDA approves XYZAL (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) for allergies and chronic idiopathic urticaria 0 2
2008-02-20 Barr receives approval for generic Mirapex tablets 2 None
2008-02-20 Australian neuroscientist tests Chantix 0 None
2008-02-18 Vaccinex antibody licensed to GlaxoSmithKline 0 None
2008-02-17 NIH and EPA announce new chemical toxicity testing agreement 0 None
2008-02-17 FDA issues good reprint practices on unapproved uses of drugs and devices 0 None
2008-02-14 Problems with blood thinning drug could originate in China 0 None
2008-02-13 Warning about deaths and serious reactions linked to blood thinning drug heparin 0 None
2008-02-13 Fake antimalarial drugs analysis highlights threat to global health 0 None
2008-02-11 Baxter's multiple-dose vial Heparin linked to severe allergic reactions 0 None
2008-02-11 Botox under investigation 0 None
2008-02-08 Ranbaxy receives tentative approval for Esomeprazole Magnesium delayed-release capsules 0 None
2008-02-08 Novel drug shows promise in limiting heart attack damage 0 None
2008-02-08 Merck to pay over $650 million for fraudulent price reporting and kickbacks claims 0 None
2008-02-08 Bioniche receives funding to scale-up E. coli O157:H7 vaccine production 0 None
2008-02-07 FDA to stop the marketing of unapproved injectable colchicine 0 None
2008-02-06 U.S. FDA approval of generic Fosamax 0 None
2008-02-05 New European cosmetic regulation to strengthen product safety and to cut red tape 0 None
2008-02-05 Study of successful drug targets could hasten development of new medications 0 None
2008-02-05 New FDA advisory on Chantix (varenicline) 0 None
2008-02-05 Antiepileptic drug warning from FDA 0 None
2008-02-05 European regulatory agencies should employ full-time statisticians 0 None
2008-02-04 USA Today examines possible reasons for five-year low of FDA drug approval rate 0 None
2008-02-04 FDA approves only once-daily inhaled corticosteroid for children 0 None
2008-02-04 New liquid treatment for wide-neck brain aneurysm tested at Jefferson Hospital 1 None
2008-02-04 New anti-HIV medication etravirine shows great promise 0 None


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