Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - July 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-07-31 Experimental drug turns lab mice into long-distance runners 0 None
2008-07-30 A counter to counterfeit drugs 0 None
2008-07-30 FDA seizes more than $24 Million in unapproved new drugs 0 None
2008-07-29 FDA approves first generic divalproex sodium for the treatment of seizures, bipolar disorder and migraine headaches 0 None
2008-07-29 FDA poorly equipped to enforce off-label prescription drug marketing rules, GAO report finds 0 None
2008-07-24 U.S. authorities seize Xiadafil VIP tablets after company refuses to recall product 0 None
2008-07-23 New technique measures formation of clumps of proteins in protein-based pharmaceuticals 0 None
2008-07-23 Open access to large-scale drug discovery data 0 None
2008-07-23 AstraZeneca Survey: Healthcare professionals leading source of information On company's prescription savings programs 0 None
2008-07-23 Advanced Cancer Therapeutics licenses technology to develop HPV vaccine 0 None
2008-07-23 Widespread adoption of e-prescribing could save U.S. $156 million over five years 0 None
2008-07-23 CMS proposal would limit industry practice that raises costs for some Medicare drug plan beneficiaries 0 None
2008-07-23 Bioscience fund GBS invests US$6m in Xenome 0 None
2008-07-23 Roche starts acquisition process of ARIUS - fast tracks access to screening platform for antibody therapeutics 0 None
2008-07-22 Roche acquires Mirus to advance RNAi delivery research 0 None
2008-07-22 Luna awarded NIH grant for fullerene-based nanomedicines as allergy treatments 0 None
2008-07-22 Use of rheumatoid arthritis drug to treat Alzheimer's causes concern 0 None
2008-07-22 West Virginia prescription drug program showing growth, success within first three months 0 None
2008-07-20 Access to rheumatoid arthritis drugs 'curbed' for sufferers in the UK 0 None
2008-07-18 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to buy Barr Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2008-07-17 EpiCept and GNI partner to develop anti-viral hepatitis drug in Asia 0 None
2008-07-15 New center for protein therapeutics formed by UB pharmaceutical scientists 0 None
2008-07-14 Heart death risk cut by early warning drugs tests 0 None
2008-07-09 FDA makes changes to drug approval process 0 None
2008-07-08 Samaritan Pharmaceuticals granted IND from FDA for HIV drug 0 4
2008-07-08 Eli Lilly to buy SGX Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2008-07-08 Black box warning for epilepsy drugs 0 None
2008-07-07 AMDL granted FDA clearance to market blood test for colorectal cancer 0 None
2008-07-04 California pharmacies expect disaster after Loss in lawsuit loss to stop 10% Medi-Cal provider cuts 0 None
2008-07-04 Revised study maintains link between FDA approvals made soon before deadlines, safety risks 0 None
2008-07-04 GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis found guilty of overcharging Alabama Medicaid Program 0 None
2008-07-03 Back log of 900 whistle-blower lawsuits at Department of Justice 0 None
2008-07-02 Pharmacy Practice Research Trust calls for UK wide strategy for pharmacy practice research 0 None
2008-07-02 Pharmaceutical companies say new approach by FDA has led to decrease approvals of new medications 0 None
2008-07-02 SureScripts, RxHub merge, create single e-prescription network 0 None
2008-07-01 FDA approves generic Risperidone for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder 0 None


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