Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - November 2009

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2009-11-30 GLUMETZA patent infringement lawsuit against Lupin 11 None
2009-11-30 Pharmacists could play important role in reform 0 None
2009-11-30 BioMarin Pharmaceutical receives FDA orphan drug designation for 3,4-DAP 0 None
2009-11-30 Xencor licenses its XmAb and Xtend technology platforms to Centocor Research & Development 0 None
2009-11-30 Bavarian Nordic to file a NDS for IMVAMUNE with Health Canada 0 None
2009-11-30 Allos Therapeutics granted U.S. patent for FOLOTYN 0 None
2009-11-30 Eli Lilly's Cymbalta receives FDA approval 0 None
2009-11-30 Cell Therapeutics' platinum-based anti-tumor compounds demonstrate stronger anti-tumor potency 0 None
2009-11-30 CCAC congratulates the Ontario government for expanding access to Avastin 0 None
2009-11-28 PanGenex expects release of television program on Calci-CLEAR dietary supplement 0 None
2009-11-28 EMEA determines MAA for omacetaxine mepesuccinate for treatment of CML patients 0 None
2009-11-28 Cromoz's new drug delivery system to reduce amount of drugs used in cancer treatment 0 None
2009-11-27 Agriflu approved to prevent diseases caused by influenza virus subtypes A and B 0 None
2009-11-27 Rights Issue to be carried out by keeping the authorization by the Annual General Meeting, resolves Tripep 0 None
2009-11-27 Stallergenes granted European approval to market Oralair 0 None
2009-11-27 European Commission approves MICARDIS medication for CV protection 0 4
2009-11-27 Health Canada announces recent changes made to heparin manufacturing standards 0 None
2009-11-27 NCKU, ScinoPharm Taiwan sign MOU to establish university-industry cooperation 0 None
2009-11-27 Copper sequestering drug tetrathiomolybdate shown to be effective in treating Wilson disease 0 None
2009-11-27 Risk of postnatal transmission can be reduced with HAART in HIV-positive mothers 0 None
2009-11-26 ALDA Pharmaceuticals and Shoppers Drug Mart sign distribution agreement 0 None
2009-11-26 MICARDIS receives Health Canada approval to reduce the risk of non-fatal stroke 0 None
2009-11-26 OSEO awards fund for Galapagos NV's antibody therapeutics program 0 None
2009-11-26 Prescriptions for cholestrol therapy filled after the release of Arbiter 6-HALTS study results 0 None
2009-11-26 MUHC's innovative treatment for HIV patients passes first clinical trial successfully 0 5
2009-11-26 Merck, Idera Pharmaceuticals extend their vaccine research collaboration 0 None
2009-11-26 New article discusses the balance between pain management and drug safety 0 None
2009-11-26 Dermatologists express strong interest in Stelara, despite concerns 0 None
2009-11-25 Patients may not benefit from e-samples of prescription drugs, says UW 0 5
2009-11-25 Erbitux drug can reverse rare stomach disorder, report researchers 0 None
2009-11-25 Tibotec Therapeutics' INTELENCE granted FDA traditional approval 0 None
2009-11-25 Lethality of H1N1 virus has dropped from its peak of 3.7, shows new data 0 None
2009-11-25 No evidence of improved survival for epinephrine administered patients during ACLS 0 5
2009-11-25 Data miners can inform drug companies of doctors' prescribing habits 0 None
2009-11-25 Sinovac Dalian JV to research, develop, produce and commercialize human-use vaccines 0 None
2009-11-25 QLT announces litigation settlement with Massachusetts General Hospital 0 None
2009-11-25 Human Genome Sciences submits BLA for ZALBIN 0 None
2009-11-25 FDA approves Berinert for treating HAE in adults and adolescents 0 None
2009-11-25 Pennsylvanians at-risk for H1N1 flu receive H1N1 vaccination 0 None
2009-11-25 NIPTE to develop educational programs on leading edge pharmaceutical technology for FDA reviewers 0 None
2009-11-25 2010 promises to continue acquisition activity as companies seek ways to bolster their pipelines and portfolios 0 5
2009-11-25 Emerging cancer vaccines: Forecasts, new developments and pipeline analysis 0 None
2009-11-25 Pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies test medicines and vaccines to treat HIV/AIDS 0 None
2009-11-25 Incyte enters into collaboration and license agreement with Novartis 0 None
2009-11-25 Initiation of Phase II clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of BN83495 announced 0 None
2009-11-25 Multiple presentations from clinical and preclinical studies of ISTODAX to be presented 0 None
2009-11-25 Eisai's NDA for Aricept tablets for treatment of Alzheimer's disease accepted for review 0 1
2009-11-25 New findings suggest current system of classifying psychoactive drugs in UK may need to be revisited 0 2
2009-11-25 Worldwide collaboration leads to treatment for rare skin disorder 0 None
2009-11-24 Several new vaccines require booster shots to remain effective during a lifetime: Study 0 None
2009-11-24 Shanghai Biolaxy receives IND approval for insulin formulation to treat diabetes 0 None
2009-11-24 Reboxetine drug does not alleviate depression, says new study 0 None
2009-11-24 Africa region leaders meet to discuss H1N1 procurement, distribution 0 None
2009-11-24 Gilead Sciences and GSK to commercialize Viread in 5 Asian countries 0 5
2009-11-24 Medical Nutrition launches Diff-Stat pre- and probiotic supplement to prevent the onset of AAD and C-diff 0 2.6
2009-11-24 Shire submits a MAA for velaglucerase alfa in Europe 0 None
2009-11-24 Pharmacy-based intervention improves antipsychotic adherence among patients with mental illnesses 0 None
2009-11-24 Cardiovascular risks associated with taking Vioxx could have been identified earlier, say researchers 0 None
2009-11-24 NCCN Guidelines adds ofatumumab and romidepsin as therapy options for CLL 0 None
2009-11-24 Transcept Pharmaceuticals to discuss the Complete Response Letter for Intermezzo NDA 0 None
2009-11-24 New data indicates early association between anti-inflammatory medication and cardiovascular risk 0 None
2009-11-24 U.S. Court rules in Merck's favor in Flemings case involving FOSAMAX 0 None
2009-11-24 Older adults who take psychotropic medications more likely to experience falls 0 None
2009-11-24 Clavis Pharma signs drug development and commercialisation agreement with Clovis Oncology 0 None
2009-11-24 Iowa State University's researcher develops and ships H1N1 vaccine for swine producers 0 None
2009-11-24 Clavis Pharma announces $380 million agreement to develop its CP-4126 drug candidate 0 None
2009-11-24 New technology developed to rapidly identify compounds for the treatment of heart failure 0 None
2009-11-24 Breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapy drug Taxol more likely to develop chronic neuropathic pain 0 None
2009-11-24 Lysteda tablets to treat menorrhagia approved by the FDA 0 2.8
2009-11-24 Treatment rates for hepatitis C virus declining, say researchers 0 None
2009-11-24 PX’Therapeutics sets up additional biomanufacturing unit 0 None
2009-11-24 Neuromed discusses Exalgo NDA application with the FDA 0 None
2009-11-24 DTCA linked with increased Medicaid pharmacy expenditures 0 None
2009-11-24 Jubilant Organosys, UAB and Southern Research Institute announce joint venture to accelerate global drug development 0 None
2009-11-24 AmKor and Hengdian Group sign license agreement to develop and market new drug candidate in China 0 None
2009-11-24 10 x '20 Initiative calls for global commitment to develop 10 new antibiotics by 2020 0 4
2009-11-23 AP/News-Observer examines state of vaccine research 0 None
2009-11-23 Alleged HIPAA violations by CVS Caremark, again 0 5
2009-11-23 BioTrends Research Group releases Wave 2 report on AMAG's Feraheme 0 None
2009-11-23 Walgreens re-launches its website with expanded shopping tools and services 0 None
2009-11-23 Caldolor Injection effective in treating fever in hospitalized burn patients 0 None
2009-11-23 FDA grants Fast Track designation for ARCA biopharma's Gencaro 0 None
2009-11-23 Texas Court dismisses all claims against Merck in VIOXX-related lawsuit 0 None
2009-11-23 Isis Pharmaceuticals CEO's letter to shareholders 0 None
2009-11-23 Librax AG version launched by Oceanside Pharmaceuticals 0 3.5
2009-11-23 NAPRELAN Dose Card launched by Victory Pharma 0 None
2009-11-23 New FluCide better than the older version 0 None
2009-11-23 Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Handok Pharmaceuticals sign collaboration agreement 0 None
2009-11-23 New Drug Application for ticagrelor submitted to the FDA 0 None
2009-11-21 Review of study presented at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 0 None
2009-11-21 Multi-state electronic tracking program to prevent diversion of common medicines for methamphetamine production 0 None
2009-11-21 Pennsylvania Department of Health commences H1N1 vaccination to members of priority groups 0 None
2009-11-21 Carvedilol in combination with ACE inhibitors may benefit cardiac patients 0 None
2009-11-21 Chemical-based tooth whitening or bleaching agents may be harmful, ADA warns 0 None
2009-11-21 Zoladex consumers entitled to treble damages, Court rules 0 None
2009-11-21 FDA approves Pfizer's Geodon Capsules for the adjunctive maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder 0 5
2009-11-21 Employers take action to improve medication adherence 1 None
2009-11-20 FDA approves sNDA for pediatric autism drug ABILIFY 0 5
2009-11-20 FDA Warning Letter for Deconsal: Cornerstone Therapeutics preparing a response 0 None
2009-11-20 Evidence does not connect H1N1 vaccine to patient deaths, WHO says 0 None
2009-11-20 Antibiotic resistance a growing problem, particularly in southern, eastern Europe 0 None
2009-11-20 News outlets examine malaria drug resistance, hope for malaria eradication in Africa 0 None
2009-11-20 "Hotline" report on finasteride for prevention of prostate cancer 0 None
2009-11-20 Antigenics to withdraw its MAA for Oncophage following CHMP’s negative opinion 0 None
2009-11-20 FDA acknowledges Dendreon's amended BLA for PROVENGE as a complete response 0 None
2009-11-20 Pfizer’s Revatio Injection receives FDA approval 0 None
2009-11-20 FDA extends Exalgo NDA review by three months 0 5
2009-11-20 Quest Diagnostics reports sharp downward trends in cocaine and methamphetamine use 0 None
2009-11-20 Soligenix receives $9.4M NIAID grant to develop technology for advancing rapidly acting vaccines 0 None
2009-11-20 Inovio Biomedical announces positive test results of its consensus influenza vaccines 0 1
2009-11-20 BioForm Medical and Galderma Laboratories Chiefs to offer their perspectives on aesthetics market at ODAC conference 0 None
2009-11-20 Only 1 in 4 Americans aged 50-64 regularly take advantage of preventive screenings, says report 0 None
2009-11-20 Study examines temporal association between media coverage and opioid-related deaths 1 None
2009-11-20 LAIV and TIV vaccines appear to offer protection against A/H1N1 virus 0 None
2009-11-20 Deloitte Consulting offers new sales strategy for pharmaceutical companies 0 None
2009-11-20 Global initiative battles online supply of dangerous and illegal medicines 0 None
2009-11-20 Significant increases in IT use have not reduced drug review process 0 None
2009-11-20 Health care reform will not impact America's pharmaceutical research industry 0 None
2009-11-20 Discoveries on anti-HIV antibodies may help researchers create an effective HIV vaccine 0 None
2009-11-20 Elsevier journal Vaccine releases a supplement dedicated to vaccines for biodefense 0 None
2009-11-20 Purchasing prescription drugs in a three-month supply reduce cost of drugs for patients 0 None
2009-11-20 Scientists find how 4-HB is metabolized by the body 0 None
2009-11-20 ScinoPharm receives Potent Compound Safety Certification from SafeBridge Consultants 0 None
2009-11-20 Swissmedic grants marketing authorization for Amitiza 0 None
2009-11-20 Experimental drug to restore function of nerves damaged in spinal cord injuries shows promise 0 None
2009-11-19 CDAS, Prestwick Chemical sign drug discovery research agreement 0 None
2009-11-19 Ligon Discovery raises $1 million 0 None
2009-11-19 Pfizer,DNDi partner to Identify NTD drugs; Sanofi-Aventis, medicines for malaria launch drug study 0 None
2009-11-19 Op-Eds: HIV travel ban; improving sanitation; counterfeit drugs 1 None
2009-11-19 MONITORING FORCE files for Flibanserin orphan drug status designation with the EMEA 0 None
2009-11-19 VisEn Medical launches two new agents for imaging quantification 0 None
2009-11-19 ScinoPharm Taiwan receives the SafeBridge Potent Compound Safety Certification 0 None
2009-11-19 Astellas Pharma and XenoPort submit NDA in Japan for PMDA approval 0 None
2009-11-19 Updated clinical guidelines on Effient treatment for ACS patients 0 1
2009-11-19 NPSF supports obligatory flu vaccination for healthcare workers 0 None
2009-11-19 Findings suggest athletes abuse non-approved therapeutic compounds for performance enhancing effects 0 None
2009-11-19 USP releases new CRMs for carbamazepine, phenytoin, and theophylline 0 None
2009-11-19 Study: EP4 agonist may reduce gastric bleeding and inflammation 0 None
2009-11-19 FDA Advisory Committee votes in support of Pfizer's Prevnar 13 0 None
2009-11-19 FDA: Plavix-Prilosec combination may reduce anti-clotting effect 0 None
2009-11-19 Data from Phase 1 safety study of SB-728-T announced 0 None
2009-11-19 FDA issues complete response for Rituxan, a drug for treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia 0 None
2009-11-19 New radical approach to test chemo drugs for potential toxic effects 0 None
2009-11-19 Halifax researcher wins Prix Galien Research Award 0 None
2009-11-19 Pfizer and DNDi to battle against HAT, VL and Chagas disease 0 None
2009-11-19 Xeomin receives approval for post-stroke spasticity of upper limb in European countries 0 None
2009-11-19 Opiate-based painkillers can increase tumor-cell proliferation, says new study 0 5
2009-11-19 Sildenafil drug improves cardiac performance in young adults with congenital heart disease 0 None
2009-11-19 People with egg allergy can have H1N1 flu vaccine in graded doses 0 None
2009-11-19 Experimental study shows beneficial effects of Vardenafil on NSAID-induced gastric ulcer 0 None
2009-11-19 Results from Phase IIa clinical trial evaluating VT-111 reported by Viron Therapeutics 0 None
2009-11-19 Dual niacin-statin therapy improves blood cholesterol levels but does not diminish plaque buildup 0 None
2009-11-19 Once-a-day dosing clinical study of udenafil for erectile dysfunction completed 0 5
2009-11-19 WHO to launch yellow fever vaccination campaign in West Africa 0 None
2009-11-19 Humana to commence 'Limited Income Newly Eligible Transition' program for CMS 0 None
2009-11-19 Interim data from an ongoing phase 1 dose-escalation trial of XL147 reported 0 None
2009-11-19 New non-alcohol germ protection spray now available in Greater Cleveland 0 None
2009-11-19 GAVI Alliance drives down pentavalent vaccine costs, data shows 0 None
2009-11-19 Nicardipine Hydrochloride Injection for short-term treatment of hypertension launched 0 None
2009-11-18 Tips for lessening needle anxiety 0 5
2009-11-18 U.S. health officials testify before Senate Committee about H1N1 vaccine campaign 0 None
2009-11-18 Generic and brand-name drug makers face off 0 None
2009-11-18 New data on Synta Pharmaceuticals' elesclomol presented at the AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference 0 None
2009-11-18 New pre-clinical data from Alnylam Pharmaceuticals' ALN-VSP program presented 2 None
2009-11-18 Pfizer Canada accepts Prix Galien Canada 2009 Innovative Product Award for CHAMPIX 0 None
2009-11-18 Insights into evolving pharmacovigilance trends and their impact on biosimilars and generic products 0 None
2009-11-18 Sinovac Biotech receives a revised production license for its Panflu.1 vaccine 0 None
2009-11-18 Positive results from REVIVE, a phase 3 pivotal study of avanafil announced 0 None
2009-11-18 Study: Larger dose of ARBs is more effective in heart failure patients 0 None
2009-11-18 Drug interaction between clopidogrel and omeprazole: New safety information 0 1.5
2009-11-18 KAI Pharmaceuticals to receive manufacturing services from Formatech 0 None
2009-11-18 Pentavalent price drops: the GAVI effect 0 None
2009-11-18 Request for pre-IND meeting to discuss IND application for therapeutic vaccine granted by FDA 0 None
2009-11-18 Ambrisentan improves health and exercise capacity of PAH patients, find researchers 0 None
2009-11-18 CRESTOR reduces major cardiovascular events in women by 46% 0 1
2009-11-18 Pediatric data for Pfizer's Lipitor submitted to the EMEA 0 None
2009-11-18 Data demonstrate that danger of low levels of HDL is not reduced by statin treatment 0 5
2009-11-18 Drug market for acute ischemic stroke to reach $450M in 2018 0 None
2009-11-18 New study reveals certain prescription drugs can be harmful to fetus 0 None
2009-11-18 New Drug Application for NicOx's naproxcinod accepted for filing 0 None
2009-11-18 On-going Phase 2b study conducted by Roche of ITMN-191 modified 0 None
2009-11-18 Pre-clinical data of GM1485 to be presented by GliaMed 0 None
2009-11-18 Study examines link between folic acid and cancer incidence 0 None
2009-11-18 Study to test anti-tumor effects of AEOL 10150 initiated 0 None
2009-11-18 Sildenafil improves heart function in youngsters with single ventricle congenital heart disease 0 None
2009-11-18 CTSA institutions receive NIH grants to study drug safety and efficacy in children 0 None
2009-11-18 Tel Aviv University develops new wound dressing packed with infection-fighting antibiotics 1 5
2009-11-18 Ongoing Phase 1 study results of XMT-1001 announced by Mersana Therapeutics 0 None
2009-11-18 FDA approves Qutenza, a pain relief product for patients who suffer from PHN 0 None
2009-11-18 SIRO Clinpharm and Mediscis team up to expand clinical development plans 0 None
2009-11-17 China, WHO to collaborate on flu research center 0 None
2009-11-17 Abbott and BG Medicine announce a development and commercialization agreement for galectin-3 biomarker 0 None
2009-11-17 Cancer pain drug market to be $3.7 billion in 2018 0 None
2009-11-17 Bavarian Nordic awarded a new contract for developing a freeze-dried version of its IMVAMUNE smallpox vaccine 1 None
2009-11-17 Bayer's NEXAVAR approved in over 70 countries for the treatment of liver cancer 0 None
2009-11-17 Scientists solve 50-year-old thalidomide puzzle 0 None
2009-11-17 Total of 1,686,100 doses of H1N1 vaccine allocated to Pennsylvania to date: Department of Health 0 None
2009-11-17 AACR-NCI-EORTC conference highlights major expansion in cancer drug pipeline 0 None
2009-11-17 New, reversible antiplatelet drug not superior than irreversible one in patients undergoing PCI 0 None
2009-11-17 Shire publishes new study results on INTUNIV Extended-Release Tablets 0 None
2009-11-17 LEAD Therapeutics discovers orally available PARP inhibitor 1 None
2009-11-17 Genzyme receives FDA complete response letter for its Lumizyme marketing application 0 None
2009-11-17 Genentech submits sBLAs to the FDA for Avastin 0 None
2009-11-17 FDA provides feedback on the pending NDA for EXALGO tablets 0 None
2009-11-17 BioSante Pharmaceuticals applauds Boehringer Ingelheim for developing a therapy to treat HSDD 0 None
2009-11-17 Antidepressant drug is effective in treating women with low libido 0 None
2009-11-17 FDA approves NeurogesX's Qutenza patch for postherpetic neuralgia treatment 0 5
2009-11-17 FDA approves Par Pharmaceutical's new painkiller drug 0 None
2009-11-17 Statin therapy should still be used first to reach blood cholesterol levels before considering niacin 0 None
2009-11-17 ARCA biopharma provides financial and Gencaro NDA update 0 None
2009-11-17 FDA approves CSL's seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccines for children 0 4
2009-11-17 Researchers attempt to slow the pace of infectious organisms' evolution to keep today's drugs effective 0 None
2009-11-17 Handwashing: A simple, effective way to prevent the spread of communicable diseases 0 None
2009-11-17 Reorganizing the FDA could save Americans trillions of dollars over the next decade, says legal expert 0 None
2009-11-16 Additional vaccine for 2009 H1N1 flu approved by FDA 0 None
2009-11-16 ECR Pharmaceuticals to commercialize and manufacture ZolpiMist in the U.S. and Canada 0 4
2009-11-16 Eisai's LUSEDRA Injection now available for MAC sedation 0 None
2009-11-16 Decision Resources: Neuropathic pain drug market to be $9.7B in 2018 0 None
2009-11-16 4SC raises funds for further development of its current product pipeline 0 None
2009-11-16 Drug makers hike prices, lobby hard as reform efforts progress 0 None
2009-11-16 Onyx Pharmaceuticals acquires Proteolix 0 None
2009-11-16 Gentium to present Defibrotide trial data at the ASH meeting 0 None
2009-11-16 Erbitux recognized as one of the major clinical cancer advances of 2009 0 None
2009-11-16 FDA approves Lysteda for treating menorrhagia 0 None
2009-11-16 Windhover Information selects Oncothyreon's PX-866 among top 10 oncology projects for partnering 0 None
2009-11-16 Sinobiopharma's 23 generic drugs on China's National Essential Drugs List 0 None
2009-11-16 FDA issues a Complete Response Letter for Human Genome Sciences' raxibacumab BLA 0 None
2009-11-16 Genta announces Phase 3 trial results of Genasense 0 None
2009-11-16 Macomb County targets pregnant women and health care workers for its next two H1N1 vaccine clinics 0 None
2009-11-16 Inovio Biomedical reports financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 0 None
2009-11-16 Foreign particles in some products filled at Genzyme's Allston Landing facility, "Dear Doctor" letter issued 0 None
2009-11-16 Ketamine use increasing faster than any other drug in the UK, shows research 1 4
2009-11-16 Effect of niacin or ezetimibe added to chronic statin therapy on carotid intima media thickness: Study 0 None
2009-11-16 Proteo's Elafin recommended for orphan drug status in Europe 0 None
2009-11-16 Normal synaptic activity in nerve cells protects brain from Huntington's disease 0 None
2009-11-16 Potential of the European Biomarker Analysis Market to be the focus at upcoming Analyst Briefing 0 None
2009-11-16 Some combination drug therapies are counter-productive 0 None
2009-11-16 Department of Health to conduct statewide clinics to administer free H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-11-16 New reversible oral anti-platelet medication had fewer cardiac events in heart attack patients 0 None
2009-11-16 Chronic pain patients with depression three times more likely to receive opioid medications 0 None
2009-11-16 TIME examines efforts to combat malaria resistance along Thai-Cambodia border 0 None
2009-11-16 Merck to market and develop cardiovascular medicines for a range of cardiovascular disorders 0 None
2009-11-16 Phase I clinical study for ETC-1002 commenced 0 None
2009-11-15 Priority Review of the NDA for intravenous acetaminophen extended by three months 0 None
2009-11-13 $1.2 million federal grant to University of Illinois for botanical dietary supplements research 0 None
2009-11-13 Medicare Part D program exceeds expectations, majority of seniors approve their plan and coverage 0 5
2009-11-13 Pharmacyclics to present clinical updates and posters relating to PCI-24781 and PCI-32765 0 None
2009-11-13 Axelar AB to present data from ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial of AXL1717 0 1
2009-11-13 Shire announces findings from Phase 3 study data with Vyvanse 0 None
2009-11-13 Idaho's U.S. Representatives oppose HR 3962: AARP disappointed 0 None
2009-11-13 Health Canada approves ONGLYZA for type 2 diabetes treatment 1 3.8
2009-11-13 Vanderbilt University researchers study role of statins in reducing flu-related deaths 0 None
2009-11-13 CSL's H1N1 influenza vaccine receives approval from FDA for use in children ages 6 months and older 0 None
2009-11-13 Nutra Pharma to market its OTC pain reliever in Brazil and Colombia, begins the drug registration process 0 None
2009-11-13 Abbott signs agreement to acquire global rights to PanGenetics BV's PG110 0 None
2009-11-13 New and effective medicines underway for treating a wide range of diseases affecting women 0 None
2009-11-13 Intervention to reduce over-dispensing of asthma medications effective without compromising patient safety 0 None
2009-11-13 Ipsen receives marketing authorization in France for its 6-month sustained-release formulation of Decapeptyl 0 None
2009-11-13 Bioniche Pharma acquires injectable drugs from Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals 0 5
2009-11-12 CDC expected to revise estimated number of U.S. H1N1 deaths 0 None
2009-11-12 Cequent Pharmaceuticals proposes the first test of an orally administered RNA interference drug in humans 0 None
2009-11-12 Spectrum Pharmaceuticals reports consolidated revenues of $7.1M for the third quarter of 2009 0 None
2009-11-12 MAP Pharmaceuticals to sell up to $60 million of its registered common stock to Azimuth Opportunity 0 None
2009-11-12 Review of Mersana Therapeutics's lead compound, XMT-1001 to be published 0 None
2009-11-12 Baby Boomers seek alternatives for prescription only treatments for menopause symptoms 0 None
2009-11-12 A discreet option for pain relief in the workplace 0 None
2009-11-12 ORC Guideline's recent research on the impact of social media and pharmaceutical marketing 0 None
2009-11-12 Stelara expected to change dermatologists’ prescribing habits and alter patient flow models 0 None
2009-11-12 IACC to include vaccine research studies in the objectives of the updated Strategic Plan for Autism Research 0 None
2009-11-12 Canadian researchers organize clinical trials to find new treatments for H1N1 infection 0 None
2009-11-12 PIKAMAB announces the development of ADCC Therasight, a novel theragnostic product 0 None
2009-11-12 Investors are betting on upcoming medical study results of BioElectronics, says BioMedReports 0 None
2009-11-12 Updated efficacy results from Allos Therapeutics' FOLOTYN study to be presented at the ASH meeting 0 None
2009-11-12 FDA approves CSL Biotherapies' seasonal flu vaccine, Afluria for children 0 None
2009-11-12 54% of Americans are inconsistent in taking prescriptions, reveals survey 0 None
2009-11-12 Nuvo Research announces new licensing agreement for Oxoferin 0 None
2009-11-12 Some benefits from prescription drug DTCA, but significant risks remain 0 None
2009-11-12 FDA regulatory clearance for Kensey Nash's ECM product 0 None
2009-11-12 CVS Caremark's medication adherence program for people with diabetes has positive impact 1 None
2009-11-12 Drug companies collaborate with nonprofit organizations to fight "neglected" diseases in the developing world 0 None
2009-11-11 CVS settles with NY over expired product sales; NC gets high-risk pool payment help 0 None
2009-11-11 FDA accepts Sol-Gel’s Investigational New Drug Application for DER45-EV Gel 0 None
2009-11-11 Engineers develop technology to ensure "right first time" drug crystal formation in existing chemical reactors 0 None
2009-11-11 Cholesterol-lowering drugs associated with reduced risk of gallstone disease 0 None
2009-11-11 Duke University, Jubilant Organosys sign letter of intent for drug development partnership 0 None
2009-11-11 UIC receives federal grant to develop new antibiotics against anthrax, tularemia and plague 0 None
2009-11-11 Potential benefits of Labopharm's novel trazodone formulation published 0 None
2009-11-11 FDA Commissioner thanks America's doctors for their efforts during 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak 0 None
2009-11-11 Sanofi-aventis, Regeneron sign agreement to expand development collaboration 0 None
2009-11-11 Capecitabine in chemotherapy regimen reduces early breast cancer recurrence 0 None
2009-11-11 Lower socioeconomic status linked with inability to fight H1N1 0 3
2009-11-11 Onyx Pharmaceuticals to present data on carfilzomib and ONX 0803 at the 51st ASH Annual Meeting 0 None
2009-11-11 Particle Sciences expands operations by acquiring new additional space 0 None
2009-11-11 Allos Therapeutics awards NCCN a grant to evaluate pralatrexate 0 None
2009-11-11 New HPV vaccine eliminates chronic infection and reduces precancerous genital lesions in women 0 5
2009-11-11 Mylan subsidiary receives FDA approval for its Lansoprazole DR Capsules ANDA 1 None
2009-11-11 Sprycel holds hope for treating Src dependent ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-11-11 Westaim executes amalgamation agreement with NUCRYST Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2009-11-11 Data on Alexion Pharmaceuticals' Soliris to be presented at the ASH meeting 0 2
2009-11-11 Anemia-reducing medications linked to deep vein thrombosis in cancer patients 0 None
2009-11-11 Microbix Biosystems receives Health Canada's marketing and export approval for KINLYTIC 0 None
2009-11-10 Teva Pharmaceutical's generic lansoprazole does not infringe patent No. 5,464,632: U.S. Court 0 None
2009-11-10 Cerimon Pharmaceuticals acquires rights to develop and commercialize diclofenac sodium patch in Europe 0 None
2009-11-10 U.S. DOD grant to study vigabatrin in combination with opiates to manage pain 0 None
2009-11-10 GSK to donate 50M H1N1 vaccine doses to WHO in coming months 0 None
2009-11-10 Levulan PDT may reduce the rate of recurrence of SCCs in solid organ transplant recipients: Study 0 None
2009-11-10 HHS Secretary to visit Bradenton Healthcare Center to discuss the importance of H1N1 vaccinations 0 5
2009-11-10 Despite economic slowdown, Central and Eastern European countries still represent an attractive healthcare market 0 None
2009-11-10 NIH awards $6.8 million subcontract to Kineta to develop vaccine immune boosters 0 None
2009-11-10 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries amends patent infringement lawsuit against Momenta Pharmaceuticals/Sandoz 0 None
2009-11-10 Cannabinoid medicine: Challenges for health care providers and its potential benefits for patients 0 None
2009-11-10 H1N1 vaccine updates from Pennsylvania Department of Health 0 None
2009-11-10 Astellas receives exclusive rights to develop and commercialize linaclotide compound in Asia 0 None
2009-11-10 Novartis to acquire 85% stake in Zhejiang Tianyuan Bio-Pharmaceutical for US$125 million 0 None
2009-11-10 MicroDose Therapeutx acquires potential compounds for treatment of respiratory syncytial virus 0 None
2009-11-10 Global Health Initiative launched by The Association of University Technology Managers 0 None
2009-11-10 Flu-Ease provides flu shots at airports 0 None
2009-11-10 FDA approves Istodax for treatment of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma 0 None
2009-11-10 European Union funds a three-year project to establish a research network for complementary medicine study 0 None
2009-11-10 FDA accepts ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals' NDA for Omapro 0 None
2009-11-10 Diabetic Care Services responds to NRF's updated “Buyer Beware” list 0 None
2009-11-09 TRICARE South Region beneficiaries urged to get H1N1 influenza vaccinations 0 None
2009-11-09 VaxInnate licensed to use 3M Drug Delivery Systems' TLR agonists 0 None
2009-11-09 Scientific article supports AEterna Zentaris' development of perifosine inhibitor 0 None
2009-11-09 Shire's INTUNIV for treating ADHD now available in the U.S. 2 None
2009-11-09 Covidien contraindicates use of its Optimark gadoversetamide injection 0 5
2009-11-09 Enzon Announces to sell its specialty pharmaceutical business to the sigma-tau Group for $300 million 0 None
2009-11-09 Ikano Therapeutics' midazolam granted Orphan Drug designation 0 None
2009-11-09 CRINONE vaginal progesterone gel as effective as IM progesterone for luteal phase support in IVF-ET 0 None
2009-11-09 Decision Resources forecasts sales of HER2-targeting agents to grow by 3.3% per year 0 None
2009-11-09 Simcere Pharmaceutical Group signs agreement to acquire manufacturing license from Tianjin Tianda Pharmaceutical 0 None
2009-11-09 SuperGen to stage presentations to review clinical and non-clinical advances in different compounds 0 None
2009-11-09 Bend Research signs collaboration agreement with Vertex Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2009-11-09 Daval International receives award for its anti-inflammatory agent AIMSPRO 1 4.5
2009-11-09 Health Canada accepts for review the EpiCept’s New Drug Submission for Ceplene 0 5
2009-11-07 helps plug the "donut hole", offers discounts on drugs 0 5
2009-11-07 Transatlantic task force to address antibiotic resistance established, experts welcome initiative 0 None
2009-11-07 Locus Pharmaceuticals creates a new division, Ansaris 0 None
2009-11-07 Biopharma companies need to incorporate innovative elements in their business models to survive healthcare reform 0 None
2009-11-07 FDA extends review date of New Drug Application for GSK1838262/XP13512 0 None
2009-11-07 Report provides critical strategic insight for companies with a stake in the market for rheumatology therapies 0 None
2009-11-07 Experts applaud the EU Presidency for establishing a transatlantic task force to address antibiotic resistance 0 None
2009-11-07 Poll examines the American public's response to H1N1 vaccine shortage 0 None
2009-11-07 Rituximab drug potentially effective for treating Graves' eye disease, shows study 1 5
2009-11-06 Calbiotech awarded a SBIR contract to develop analyte specific reagents for the diagnosis of Dengue virus 0 None
2009-11-06 Swine flu vaccine distribution to New York companies causes uproar 0 None
2009-11-06 Gonorrhea medication may help fight cancer 0 None
2009-11-06 CVS investigated by FTC over business practices 0 None
2009-11-06 55% of adult population in Greater Washington, DC say they will not get H1N1 flu vaccine, reveals poll results 0 None
2009-11-06 H1N1 is now most dominant flu strain worldwide, WHO says 0 None
2009-11-06 ART as part of HIV prevention strategy supported by WHO 0 None
2009-11-06 "No Drugs Down the Drain" outreach campaign in Sacramento 0 None
2009-11-06 CREW urge HHS to investigate CDC's approval to distribute H1NI vaccine to Wall Street firms 0 None
2009-11-06 Eggs sensitivity and flu shot: Doctors' dilemma 0 None
2009-11-06 Pharmacists are necessary to the medical care model 0 None
2009-11-06 Journal of Infectious Diseases' special edition on rotavirus 0 None
2009-11-06 CPEX Pharmaceuticals to feature Nasulin at the Diabetes Technology Meeting 0 None
2009-11-06 Grant awarded for research into a new treatment for methamphetamine addiction 0 None
2009-11-06 Wedgewood Pharmacy announces compounding of thyroid tablets in response to physician demand 0 None
2009-11-06 Citracal Calcium plus Heart Health helps support bone and heart health in women 0 None
2009-11-06 Physicians concern about the spread of H1N1 virus and the availability of H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-11-06 Patent covering the approved administration of Kuvan with food issued 0 None
2009-11-06 TREANDA induces durable responses in indolent B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients 0 None
2009-11-06 FDA grants orphan drug designation for Sunesis Pharmaceuticals' voreloxin 0 3.5
2009-11-06 Bipolar disorder drug market to decline from $6.3 billion to $5 billion 0 None
2009-11-06 Quintiles opens expanded regional headquarters facility in Singapore 0 None
2009-11-06 ImmunoLin provides immediate benefit to the function of immune system and gut 0 None
2009-11-06 Wide gap between perceived and real determinants of antibiotic prescription exists, says researcher 0 None
2009-11-06 Pfizer extends JAK3 research collaboration with Ligand Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2009-11-06 USPTO issues Notice of Allowance to NovaDel Pharma 0 None
2009-11-06 Medtipster announces new promotion to help Michigan residents save on their prescription costs 0 None
2009-11-06 Unum enhances the wellness benefit of its critical illness products by adding H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-11-06 DSM Pharmaceutical Products announces manufacturing alliance with Galenix 0 None
2009-11-06 New FDA program targets drug dosage errors 0 None
2009-11-06 Walls Street journal examines big pharma's 'growing interest' in emerging-market vaccine development, production 0 None
2009-11-06 DOJ investigates alleged fraud by drugmakers; sanctions on wellcare lifted 0 None
2009-11-06 FDA: Sexual enhancement product "Stiff Nights" can dangerously lower blood pressure and is illegal 0 None
2009-11-06 HHS announces contract awards for up to 120,000 treatment courses of intravenous antiviral drugs 0 None
2009-11-06 Prescription drug abuse among teens: NCPIE, SAMHSA launches campaign 0 None
2009-11-05 Bortezomib lymphoma drug may be effective against bone cancer in children and teens: Study 0 None
2009-11-05 GenVec and SAIC-Frederick signs contract to develop influenza and HIV vaccines 0 None
2009-11-05 Consumers in search of saving money should reconsider prescription drug choices 0 None
2009-11-05 Catalent Pharma Solutions, Endotis Pharma forge alliance to develop oral formulations of small-glycol drugs 0 None
2009-11-05 Althea Technologies offers formulation development services 0 None
2009-11-05 U.S. health officials offer no prediction of when all high-risk groups will have access to H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-11-05 FDA grants Abraxis BioScience orphan drug designation for ABRAXANE 0 None
2009-11-05 FDA approves the New Drug Application for Pennsaid Topical Solution 0 None
2009-11-05 Atrium Medical presents final results of its "COCTAIL study" 0 None
2009-11-05 Pennsaid Topical Solution approved by FDA 0 None
2009-11-05 Study finds oral dimercaptosuccinic acid effective in treating children with autism 1 5
2009-11-05 Prenatal DHA, a product developed for pregnant women to ensure adequate DHA, introduced 0 None
2009-11-05 Can American ginseng relieve health problems? 0 None
2009-11-05 Mandatory minimum sentences for drug-related offences, an ineffective approach 0 None
2009-11-05 Patients with post-traumatic stress disorder can benefit from synthetic marijuana 0 5
2009-11-05 CHANTIX/CHAMPIX raises hope for quitting smoking 0 None
2009-11-05 InterMune seeks FDA marketing approval for pirfenidone 1 5
2009-11-05 NIAID funds CCHI and IMVC programs to help identify new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases 0 None
2009-11-05 USPTO awards Peregrine Pharmaceuticals patent for anti-viral uses of phosphatidylserine targeting antibodies 0 None
2009-11-05 Micro-injector may help rapid development of new generation of drugs 0 None
2009-11-05 Pfizer and Flamel Technologies sign license agreement 0 None
2009-11-05 Nano-size capsule that boosts the body's uptake of curcumin being developed 0 2
2009-11-04 Department of Health urges healthcare professionals to be vaccinated against H1N1 flu 0 None
2009-11-04 Also in Global Health News: Childhood vaccines; USAID administrator; Pakistan polio fight; UNICEF fundraising; measles in India 0 None
2009-11-04 News outlets examine international efforts to contain H1N1 0 None
2009-11-04 Statins may have negative effects on some cardiac patients, says study 0 None
2009-11-04 AMFm subsidized malaria drugs to be delivered soon 0 None
2009-11-04 GenVec receives FDA orphan drug designation for TNFerade 0 None
2009-11-04 Gastric cancer drug market to double to nearly $1.5 billion in 2018 0 None
2009-11-04 PAH patients face life-threatening risks from medication errors 0 3
2009-11-04 GSK's malaria vaccine trial containing Antigenics’ Stimulon adjuvant enrolls more than 5,000 children 0 None
2009-11-04 Shionogi files New Drug Application in Japan 0 None
2009-11-04 USPTO issues Notice of Allowance for Transcept Pharmaceuticals' Intermezzo 0 None
2009-11-04 ResearchPoint celebrates 10th anniversary 0 None
2009-11-04 TNF-alpha inhibitors ranked top for reducing biologics spend 0 None
2009-11-04 Cost of ADHD clinical trials can be reduced by implementing Quotient ADHD System 0 None
2009-11-04 Report on the global anti-infectives market 0 None
2009-11-04 International Omega-3 Awareness Day to educate public about proven health benefits of omega-3 0 None
2009-11-04 Scientists develop technique to predict new target diseases for existing drugs 0 None
2009-11-04 Study results of nucleoside polymerase and protease inhibitor combination therapy for HCV promising 0 5
2009-11-04 Takeda Pharmaceuticals strengthens its North American market 0 None
2009-11-04 Survey shows majority of rheumatologists would prescribe Actemra drug for rheumatoid arthritis 1 None
2009-11-04 Canadian patients have less access to the latest medicines, says report 0 5
2009-11-04 Predictive Biosciences commences clinical trials of its bladder cancer assay 0 None
2009-11-04 MagForce Nanotechnologies completes clinical trial of Nano-Cancer therapy in glioblastoma patients 0 None
2009-11-04 Report: Pandemic flu threat influences vaccine market to expand rapidly 0 None
2009-11-04 Teva Pharmaceutical launches Fexofenadine HCl and Pseudoephedrine HCl tablets 0 None
2009-11-04 H1N1 vaccine: Discussions and debates 0 None
2009-11-04 U.S. clinical trials show single dose of H1N1 vaccine protects pregnant women, children under 10 need two doses 0 None
2009-11-04 Department of Health: CDC has allocated 964,100 doses of H1N1 vaccine to Pennsylvania to date 0 None
2009-11-04 Common pain killers may blunt the effect of flu shots 0 None
2009-11-04 Lovastatin-synthesizing enzyme successfully reconstituted 0 None
2009-11-03 EntreMed to present its Aurora A/angiogenic kinase inhibitor data at the AACR-NCI-EORTC conference 0 None
2009-11-03 Acorda Therapeutics' financial results for the third quarter of 2009 and update on Fampridine-SR 0 None
2009-11-03 Schering-Plough to donate $200,000 and vaccine for rabies-control projects in India 0 None
2009-11-03 AMRI receives $750,000 milestone payment from Bristol-Myers Squibb 0 None
2009-11-03 Macomb County Health Department announces H1N1 influenza clinic 0 None
2009-11-03 Prasco Laboratories to provide distribution services for generic versions of Allegra-D and Drisdol 0 None
2009-11-03 Tamiflu in short supply, pharmacists compound doses for children suffering from the H1N1 flu virus 0 None
2009-11-03 Crohn's disease drug market driven by TNF-alpha inhibitors Humira and Remicade 0 None
2009-11-03 Efficacy trial of the world's most clinically advanced malaria vaccine candidate underway 0 None
2009-11-03 FDA update on BYETTA injection: Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly respond 0 None
2009-11-03 New drug may help bone fractures heal more quickly after radiation exposure 0 3
2009-11-03 FDA updates Byetta prescribing information following reports of kidney problems 1 5
2009-11-03 Pregnant women tolerate the 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine, mount strong immune response 0 None
2009-11-03 Cipher Pharmaceuticals to defend alleged patent infringement of CIP-TRAMADOL ER 0 None
2009-11-03 Top-line results from Phase 3 linaclotide trial for chronic constipation 0 None
2009-11-03 Cardium Therapeutics to seek FDA marketing clearance for ExcellagenXL 0 None
2009-11-02 Malaria conference begins in Nairobi, will highlight outlook for RTS,S experimental malaria vaccine 0 None
2009-11-02 Shortage of Tamiflu in liquid form contributes to dosage errors 0 None
2009-11-02 Sanofi Pasteur presents Menactra vaccine safety data at the IDSA 0 None
2009-11-02 Study of combination therapy versus monotherapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension 0 None
2009-11-02 FDA issues a Complete Response Letter for GTx' toremifene NDA 0 None
2009-11-02 Kinetic Concepts receives approval from MHLW in Japan to sell its V.A.C. Therapy System 0 None
2009-11-02 Canadian programs underscore evidence of PEGETRON's positive outcomes in treating HCV infection 0 None
2009-11-02 Sosei and ASKA Pharmaceuticals sign distribution agreement 0 None
2009-11-02 Unexpected consequences emerge in patients who are prescribed PPI medications for reflux diseases 0 5
2009-11-02 ACTwatch data indicates low accessibility of artemisinin combination therapy 0 None
2009-11-02 Switching to new immunosuppressant drug may reduce skin cancer after kidney transplantation 0 None
2009-11-02 Amylin and Takeda to develop and commercialize pharmaceutical products for obesity 1 None
2009-11-02 Multicenter study finds AMD patients can benefit from cataract surgery 0 None


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