Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - December 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-12-31 delivers 5.4 million doses of Potassium Iodide to protect people from nuclear radiation 0 5
2009-12-31 OmSanA: A natural dietary supplement for maintaining blood sugar and cholesterol levels 0 5
2009-12-31 FREEDRUGCARD.US launches new Rx savings program to reduce prescription drug prices 1 None
2009-12-31 MEPREP to fund research to study the effects of medication in pregnant women 1 None
2009-12-31 Rite Aid offers H1N1 flu shots through certified immunizing pharmacists 0 None
2009-12-31 Pfizer provides update on Prevnar 13 0 None
2009-12-31 Research suggests high-dose Vitamin E supplements may do more harm than good 0 None
2009-12-30 CVS Caremark to provide H1N1 flu vaccinations at selected locations 0 None
2009-12-30 FDA accepts NDA review for new anticonvulsant drug 0 None
2009-12-30 Biodel submits NDA to FDA for clearance to market VIAject 0 None
2009-12-30 J&JPRD receives FDA Complete Response Letter for ceftobiprole 0 None
2009-12-30 Meda expands collaboration with Etypharm for Axorid 0 None
2009-12-30 Liraglutide FDA feedback expected within weeks, says Novo Nordisk 0 None
2009-12-30 Significant limitations in new Ginkgo biloba study published in JAMA, says ABC 0 None
2009-12-30 CRN stands by Ginkgo biloba's effectiveness in improving cognitive function 0 None
2009-12-30 Ginkgo biloba does not slow rate of cognitive decline in older adults 0 None
2009-12-30 Pharmacists can reduce treatment costs and improve outcomes if given the chance 0 None
2009-12-30 U.S. PTO grants reissue patent concerning OSI Pharmaceuticals’ Tarceva 0 None
2009-12-30 Projects investigating placebo effects in Parkinson's disease receive funds 0 None
2009-12-30 FDA impersonators threaten and extort victims who purchase drugs over the Internet 0 None
2009-12-30 Walgreens offers H1N1 vaccinations at all of its pharmacies throughout Massachusetts 0 None
2009-12-30 VIVUS submits a NDA to the FDA for obesity drug Qnexa 0 None
2009-12-29 Xin Aoxing Oleanolic Acid Capsules for treatment of Hepatitis B to be launched 0 5
2009-12-29 H1N1 vaccine currently available at all seven Target Clinic locations in Maryland 0 None
2009-12-29 Results from Bionovo's study on BN107 published 0 None
2009-12-29 Department of Health offers statewide H1N1 vaccination; urges all Pennsylvanians to get vaccinated 0 None
2009-12-29 Over 5,000 "Not Recommended" Internet drug outlets 0 None
2009-12-29 Managing overwhelming multiple medications, Medco offers free guide for America's seniors 0 None
2009-12-29 Selected store locations in Massachusetts, Virginia and California to receive H1N1 flu vaccinations 0 None
2009-12-29 Tego Biosciences sells intellectual property portfolio to Luna Innovations 0 None
2009-12-28 CGEN-671, a new drug target for multiple epithelial tumors discovered by Compugen 0 None
2009-12-28 CoachRx: An interactive website for CIGNA’s customers 0 None
2009-12-28 Sudden worldwide increase in antibiotic-resistant bacterium, a cause for concern 0 4
2009-12-27 Steroids not superior to laser treatments for DME 0 None
2009-12-24 FDA provides guidance on applying for orphan drug designation 0 None
2009-12-24 CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic expand H1N1 vaccine outreach effort 0 None
2009-12-24 Walgreens offers H1N1 vaccinations throughout Indiana 0 None
2009-12-24 UCB's Cimzia gains market share of Centocor's Simponi 0 4.5
2009-12-24 New study indicates growing number of people are abusing prescription painkillers 1 5
2009-12-24 Salix Pharmaceuticals sued over alleged kidney damage due to OsmoPrep 0 None
2009-12-24 Smith & Nephew adds PELNAC dermal replacement wound product to its portfolio 0 None
2009-12-24 Eli Lilly and Kowa Pharmaceuticals America to co-promote LIVALO in the U.S 0 4.5
2009-12-24 Oxford Outcomes becomes a member of SAFE-BioPharma Association 0 None
2009-12-24 Drug companies winners of the American prescription drug debate 0 None
2009-12-24 PDI awarded contract sales engagement with Top 5 pharmaceutical company 0 None
2009-12-24 Senate rejects mass importation of medicine from Canada 0 None
2009-12-24 FDA issues Pfizer a Complete Response letter for Lyrica GAD monotherapy treatment 0 None
2009-12-24 Anti-inflammatory coxib medications inhibit aspirin's protective qualities 0 5
2009-12-24 More H1N1 vaccines available in U.S., many Americans don't want it 0 None
2009-12-24 Fluzone High-Dose inactivated influenza virus vaccine receives FDA approval 0 None
2009-12-24 AstraZeneca signs definitive agreement to acquire Novexel 0 5
2009-12-23 Majority of Australians think H1N1 vaccination is not necessary 0 None
2009-12-23 GlobalPost examines antibiotic resistance in China 0 None
2009-12-23 New findings show ether discovery might have occurred earlier 0 None
2009-12-23 One-third of parents do not expect to get H1N1 vaccine for kids; concerns about safety remains major factor 0 None
2009-12-23 Beta blockers may increase risk of anemia-induced adverse cardiovascular events 0 None
2009-12-23 Marijuana lyrics linked to marijuana use 1 1
2009-12-23 Researchers mix active drug and placebo to maximize drug benefits for efficient treatment 0 5
2009-12-23 CVS/pharmacy to provide H1N1 flu vaccinations at select store locations in Rhode Island 0 None
2009-12-23 Combination of ropivacaine and fibrin sealant is effective in reducing pain after LC procedure 0 None
2009-12-23 New community-associated strain of MRSA more apt to cause serious problems 0 None
2009-12-23 Researchers recommend progesterone as viable treatment for traumatic brain injuries 0 None
2009-12-23 Trabectedin now available for patients with advanced soft tissue sarcoma 0 2
2009-12-23 New drug to stop cancer cells from growing and to stimulate immune system to destroy cancer cells found 2 None
2009-12-23 Ultrasound-guided cortisone injections, an effective treatment method for gluteus medius tendinopathy 0 None
2009-12-23 Viron Therapeutics' three drug candidates granted U.S. patents 0 5
2009-12-23 Macomb County Health Department announces 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccination program 0 None
2009-12-22 Niacin may not be beneficial for type 2 diabetic patients 0 None
2009-12-22 H1N1 flu vaccination clinics to be offered at 33 locations across Pennsylvania 0 None
2009-12-22 Darbepoetin alfa does not reduce cardiovascular problem in anemic patients on dialysis 0 None
2009-12-22 Former CDC head to lead Merck's vaccine division 0 None
2009-12-22 Prasco Laboratories to market Stiefel Laboratories' Clobetasol Propionate Foam 0 None
2009-12-22 Declining use of Advair for COPD, Spiriva patient share increasing 0 None
2009-12-22 Arena Pharmaceuticals submits lorcaserin NDA to the FDA 0 None
2009-12-22 Matrix Laboratories receives FDA tentative approval for Efavirenz NDA under PEPFAR 0 None
2009-12-22 PGxHealth, DHZ announce collaboration in genetic variant study with response to clopidogrel 0 None
2009-12-22 Derma Sciences receives licensing rights to wound and skin care products 0 None
2009-12-22 Health Canada approves Prevnar 13 vaccine for invasive pneumococcal disease 0 5
2009-12-22 Schering and MSP Singapore sue Mylan over generic Vytorin ANDA 0 None
2009-12-22 QLT Ophthalmics to distribute Visudyne in the U.S. market 0 None
2009-12-22 Shire submits REPLAGAL BLA with the FDA 0 None
2009-12-22 Sinovac Biotech selected as Top 10 most competitive companies for 2009 0 None
2009-12-22 Prescription medication at lower costs for Oregon state agency employees 0 None
2009-12-22 New quantities of H1N1 vaccine available for walk-in patients; no appointments necessary 0 5
2009-12-22 Duane Reade offers H1N1 vaccines for New York residents 0 None
2009-12-22 Cell Therapeutics supports Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals 0 None
2009-12-22 Rifampicin resistant tuberculosis 0 None
2009-12-22 Emisphere's oral salmon calcitonin product addresses persistent musculoskeletal pain 0 None
2009-12-22 ZEGERID OTC approval triggers $20M milestone payment to Santarus 0 None
2009-12-22 NMA urges parents to protect their children from meningococcal disease 0 None
2009-12-22 Research shows morphine dosage can vary greatly in newborns 0 None
2009-12-22 Urigen Pharmaceuticals and Oceana Therapeutics jointly prepare for meeting with FDA on URG101 0 None
2009-12-22 MAA for naproxcinod submitted to EMEA through centralized procedure 0 None
2009-12-22 Complete Response letter related to the BLA for azficel-T offered to Fibrocell Science 0 None
2009-12-22 Select CVS/pharmacy locations and all MinuteClinic medical clinics offer H1N1 vaccinations 0 None
2009-12-22 FDA extends action date for its review of Cephalon's sNDA for NUVIGIL Tablets 0 None
2009-12-21 CombinatoRx and Neuromed Pharmaceuticals complete merger agreement 0 None
2009-12-21 ZymoGenetics restructures license and collaboration agreements on RECOTHROM 0 None
2009-12-21 One dose of vaccine may be effective to protect infants and children from H1N1 virus, shows study 0 None
2009-12-21 MSD to distribute and market Labopharm's Tradorec XL in the U.K. 0 None
2009-12-21 Durata Therapeutics acquires Vicuron Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2009-12-21 Swedish agency approves Medivir's Xerclear for treatment of cold sores 0 None
2009-12-21 EMEA grants orphan drug designation for pixantrone in Europe 0 None
2009-12-19 Ethisphere names Pfizer whistleblower as 2009's most influential person in business ethics 0 None
2009-12-19 Medical liability concerns lead to overprescription of antibiotics 0 4.5
2009-12-19 CPSC announces voluntary recall of Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquicaps 0 None
2009-12-19 Akorn exits vaccine distribution business 0 None
2009-12-19 MinuteClinic medical clinics in select CVS/pharmacy stores offer H1N1 vaccinations 0 None
2009-12-19 158 of American Oriental Bioengineering's drugs included in China's 2009 NIC 0 5
2009-12-19 Sanofi Pasteur pediatric H1N1 vaccine recall: No danger and no need of an extra dose 0 None
2009-12-18 McNeil Consumer Healthcare announces recall of TYLENOL in bottles with red EZ-OPEN CAP 0 None
2009-12-18 GSK receives European CHMP positive opinion for Revolade 0 None
2009-12-18 EMA's CHMP issues positive opinion for Cangene's Human Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin product 0 None
2009-12-18 Tackle Cancer Foundation calls attention to REVLIMID for myeloma patients 0 4
2009-12-18 Nu Skin Enterprises launches the new ageLOC Future Serum 1 5
2009-12-18 Jubilant Organosys announces new facility for Niacinamide and 3-Cyanopyridine 0 None
2009-12-18 European CHMP announces positive opinion for Amgen's Prolia marketing authorization 0 None
2009-12-18 AEterna Zentaris terminates its agreement on cetrorelix with sanofi-aventis U.S. 0 None
2009-12-18 Physicians favor agents that can reduce HbA1c levels by 2% in diabetes patients 0 None
2009-12-18 Cost of Avastin a deterrent for non-small-cell lung cancer treatment 0 None
2009-12-18 Nutricia North America improves its packaging with BPA-free lining for all powdered products 1 5
2009-12-18 Proprietary adult stem cell platform, an effective treatment for diabetes, shows study 0 None
2009-12-18 FDA advisory committee votes against approval of Tarceva for lung cancer treatment 0 None
2009-12-18 ISTA Pharmaceuticals files sNDA for bromfenac ophthalmic solution 0 None
2009-12-18 Treprostinil drug reduces breathlessness in PAH patients, says study 0 None
2009-12-18 Ambit Biosciences and Astellas Pharma to jointly develop and commercialize FLT3 kinase inhibitors 0 None
2009-12-18 BDI Pharma introduces SecuriVAX for online ordering of vaccines 0 None
2009-12-18 Four commonly used chemotherapy drugs disrupt birth of new brain cells, shows study 0 None
2009-12-18 Unigene Laboratories selects UGP281 lead peptide from obesity program for development 0 1
2009-12-18 Antidepressants may play a key role in improving adolescents’ mental health 0 None
2009-12-18 Duane Reade offers H1N1 immunization vaccines for New York residents 0 None
2009-12-18 Somaxon Pharmaceuticals to meet FDA to discuss the NDA for Silenor for insomnia treatment 0 None
2009-12-18 Covidien signs definitive agreement to sell U.S. radiopharmacies to Triad Isotopes 0 None
2009-12-17 Switching between A-rated anti-epileptic drug formulations does not increase seizure risk 0 None
2009-12-17 EPA approves BASF's Aseptrol S10 - Tab for H1N1 sanitization operations 0 None
2009-12-17 Therapure Biopharma to fill/finish nimotuzumab at its Canadian GMP certified fill suite 0 None
2009-12-17 Labopharm commences regulatory approval process in Europe for its twice-daily tramadol-acetaminophen 0 None
2009-12-17 Prophylactic misuse of NSAIDs cause more harm than good 0 None
2009-12-17 Promising breakthrough in adjuvant development may lead to cost-effective therapeutic vaccines 0 None
2009-12-17 Three H1N1 influenza vaccination clinics scheduled to offer vaccines free of charge 0 None
2009-12-17 Forest Laboratories Holdings and Almirall to develop, market and distribute LAS100977 in the US 0 None
2009-12-17 FDA Advisory Committee votes against the approval of Tarceva 0 None
2009-12-17 ODAC to review Cell Therapeutics' NDA for pixantrone 0 None
2009-12-17 ODAC to conduct public advisory meeting to review ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals’ NDA for Omapro 0 None
2009-12-17 GSK and NanoBio sign license agreement for nanoemulsion technology 0 None
2009-12-17 New licensing agreement to develop and commercialize prophylactic vaccine against MRSA signed 0 None
2009-12-17 Group of drugs used to treat heart failure shows promise for fighting colon cancer 0 None
2009-12-17 Also in global health news: Kenya HIV/AIDS; Uganda bill; water project in Philippines; U.N. appeal for Yemen 0 None
2009-12-16 Opinions: HIV prevention; PEPFAR; H1N1 vaccine donation; developing country R&D; climate change 0 None
2009-12-16 New study to evaluate the effectiveness of H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccines in pregnant women conducted 0 None
2009-12-16 WHO using new bivalent oral polio vaccine in Afghanistan 0 None
2009-12-16 Syntiron grants sanofi pasteur exclusive world-wide license to its human vaccine against MRSA 0 None
2009-12-16 NanoBio, GSK partner to develop and commercialize novel cold sore treatment compound 0 1
2009-12-16 Amendment to allow drug importation fails in Senate 0 None
2009-12-16 Walgreens offers H1N1 vaccine in 27 states 0 None
2009-12-16 EU border security market boosted by unauthorised immigration and illegal drug trafficking 0 None
2009-12-16 Pharmacy directors willing to cover tanezumab at lower prices 0 4
2009-12-16 Almac Diagnostics expands its Bioinformatics department 0 None
2009-12-16 Avastin may lose significant patient share to Sanofi-Aventis' BSI-201, according to report 0 None
2009-12-16 MRSA, the most concerning pathogen to surveyed for skin and skin structure infections 0 None
2009-12-16 Pharmaceutical manufacturers controlling health reform debate, Senate disallows prescription drug import 0 None
2009-12-16 Thomson Reuters offers integrated clinical trial protocol and outcome information for customers 0 None
2009-12-16 Englerin A possesses high toxicity for kidney cancer cells, researchers discover 0 None
2009-12-16 Preclinical study of Arno Therapeutics' drug candidate AR-42 presented at ASH 2009 0 None
2009-12-16 AstraZeneca's CRESTOR receives favorable vote from FDA Advisory Committee 0 5
2009-12-16 New top-line results for patient preference study evaluating Kristalose for Oral Solution announced 0 None
2009-12-16 Rib-X Pharmaceuticals and MGH enter into collaborative research agreement 0 None
2009-12-16 Researchers develop new electrophoretic method for detecting MIRCERA and EPO in blood 0 None
2009-12-16 InSite Vision to advance new development candidate ISV-303 0 None
2009-12-15 FDA grants approval to market InterSol platelet additive solution 0 None
2009-12-15 Tarenflurbil drug does not appear to benefit Alzheimer’s patients 0 None
2009-12-15 Patheon releases the first commercial shipments of SUMAVEL DosePro to Zogenix 0 None
2009-12-15 FDA grants marketing approval for EnzySurge's new SilverStream solution for prescription use 0 None
2009-12-15 UNITAID to launch patent pool for HIV/AIDS drugs by mid-2010 0 None
2009-12-15 Pfizer to co-promote Actos with Tianjin Takeda Pharmaceuticals in China 0 2
2009-12-15 Genocea Biosciences to develop Chlamydia trachomatis vaccine with UPMC grant 0 None
2009-12-15 Prescription drug import amendment divides Senate Democrats 0 None
2009-12-15 Novartis submits JOULFERON MAA to the EMEA 0 None
2009-12-15 Jazz Pharmaceuticals announces submission of JZP-6 NDA for treatment of fibromyalgia 0 5
2009-12-15 CHPA comments on NIDA's Monitoring the Future survey 0 None
2009-12-15 Bend Research makes available Type V DMF for HPMCAS concerning FDA regulatory filings 0 None
2009-12-15 CDC has distributed 3,177,900 doses of H1N1 flu vaccine to Pennsylvania till date 0 None
2009-12-15 Antidepressant and anti-anxiety medications linked to increased risk of cardiovascular events and death 1 None
2009-12-15 Study to determine link between insulin glargine and cancer 0 None
2009-12-15 Supplements boost immune system and offer protection against seasonal flu 0 None
2009-12-15 INS cites FDA-approved Totect antidote for anthracycline extravasations 0 None
2009-12-15 FDA publishes cGMPs for PET drugs 0 None
2009-12-15 Health hazards of BPA: Call for FDA to make its announcement before Christmas 0 None
2009-12-15 Study compares status of health care systems in U.S. and UK 0 None
2009-12-15 USPTO issues Notice of Allowance to Transcept Pharmaceuticals for Intermezzo claims 0 None
2009-12-15 Decision Resources: Atrial fibrillation drug market to increase more than sevenfold 0 None
2009-12-15 New program to help maintain bone health in men with prostate cancer on ADT announced 0 None
2009-12-15 Rexahn Pharmaceuticals and TheraTarget sign joint research collaboration agreement 0 None
2009-12-15 Researchers advance in developing a vaccine against AIDS disease 0 None
2009-12-15 Manchester Pharmaceuticals' Chenodal now available for patients suffering from gallstones 0 None
2009-12-15 Microbicide does not reduce women's risk of HIV infection, study shows 0 None
2009-12-15 IOM issues review of national vaccine strategy 0 None
2009-12-15 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries receives approval for newly revised prescribing information for AZILECT 0 None
2009-12-15 Celebrex stops aspirin from doing its job effectively 0 3
2009-12-15 Alexza Pharmaceuticals submits its NDA for Staccato loxapine to FDA 0 4
2009-12-14 Vion Pharmaceuticals receives complete response letter related to its NDA for Onrigin injection 0 None
2009-12-14 Amgen receives worldwide rights to Array’s small-molecule glucokinase activator program 0 None
2009-12-14 Postmenopausal women who take antidepressants face increased risk for stroke and death 1 None
2009-12-14 Data mining by drug companies raises concern 0 None
2009-12-14 ZYPREXA RELPREVV approved by FDA 0 None
2009-12-14 Revolutions Medical begins mass manufacturing process for safety syringe 0 None
2009-12-14 Study supports the use of SinoFresh Nasal Spray to prevent and decrease H1N1 virus 0 2.5
2009-12-14 New technological system to help improve availability of anti-malarial drugs in Tanzania 0 None
2009-12-14 New eCTD document service speeds up drug approval process 0 None
2009-12-14 Oncolytics Biotech develops REOLYSIN for patients affected by hard-to-treat cancers 0 3.5
2009-12-14 Hormone therapy: An important treatment option for post-menopausal women 0 None
2009-12-14 Trial date set for patent litigation in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware 0 None
2009-12-14 Synexus organises conference to raise awareness of the role of clinical research in drug development 0 None
2009-12-14 International experts prepare check-list for identifying insulin and cancer risk 0 None
2009-12-14 Approval of injectable formulation using NanoCrystal technology announced 0 None
2009-12-14 Diabetic patients exposed to insulin glargine have higher incidence of cancer, shows study 0 None
2009-12-14 New biosensors show how schizophrenia drugs alter brain chemistry 0 None
2009-12-14 NICE guidelines limit options for low cost osteoporosis drugs 0 None
2009-12-14 Herb milk thistle help treat liver inflammation in cancer patients who receive chemotherapy, finds study 0 None
2009-12-14 Patients with elevated CRP and normal LDL levels may benefit from statin therapy 1 5
2009-12-13 Senators at odds about drug importation amendment 0 None
2009-12-13 ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals and Hospira enter into exclusive agreement 0 None
2009-12-13 Forbes examines ongoing discussions over HIV/AIDS drugs patent pools 0 None
2009-12-12 FDA approves Mylan Pharmaceuticals' ANDA for Levetiracetam Tablets 0 None
2009-12-12 Lapatinib plus trastuzumab extend lives of HER2-positive breast cancer patients 0 None
2009-12-11 Anti-estrogens may reduce the risk of death from lung cancer, according to study results 0 None
2009-12-11 HHS: Current research efforts and developments in influenza vaccine technologies 0 None
2009-12-11 Pfizer's Prevenar 13 granted European marketing authorization 0 5
2009-12-11 Circassia raises GBP15M for development of its novel allergy T-cell vaccines portfolio 0 None
2009-12-11 Arena Pharmaceuticals' lorcaserin demonstrates low abuse potential 0 None
2009-12-11 New data suggests bisphosphonate drug may play a role in reducing recurrent breast cancer 0 1
2009-12-11 Study describing solid-state characterization of three forms of finasteride published 0 None
2009-12-11 RetireSafe urges vote against Senator Dorgan's drug importation amendment 0 None
2009-12-11 Tips for storing and cleaning medication storage areas 0 5
2009-12-11 Stroke drug kills cancer cells and leaves normal cells intact, report researchers 1 5
2009-12-11 Instem opens new office in Shanghai to support Chinese pharmaceutical and R&D market 0 None
2009-12-11 Avandia lawsuit: GSK's claims of privilege rejected 0 4
2009-12-11 Nutritional supplements to strengthen immunity and improve periodontal health 0 None
2009-12-11 FDA approves Fenwal's InterSol platelet additive solution 0 1
2009-12-11 FDA Drugs Advisory Committee recommends approval for Gilead Sciences' aztreonam for inhalation solution 0 None
2009-12-11 FDA approves Lannett's Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Tablets 0 None
2009-12-10 Cequent Pharmaceuticals' IND application for CEQ508 approved for clinical trial 0 None
2009-12-10 FDA approves Azaya Therapeutics' Taxotere for Phase I clinical study 0 None
2009-12-10 Flu vaccine shortages in developing countries could destabilize global security, says former WHO deputy head 0 None
2009-12-10 Abbott submits SIMCOR sNDA for two new dosage strengths 0 None
2009-12-10 Salix Pharmaceuticals discusses proposed rifaximin NDA with the FDA 0 None
2009-12-10 Six Beijing Xiang Yun Kang Drugstores to be acquired by China Nepstar Chain Drugstore 0 None
2009-12-10 GP Publishing releases "The Miracle of ViaViente" 1 None
2009-12-10 Registered dietitians recommend vitamins and supplements for improved bone health 0 4
2009-12-10 HSA survey reveals drug cost inflation in workers’ compensation is up by 7.5% 0 None
2009-12-10 $1 billion drug benefits contract to CVS Caremark: TRS urged to examine further before voting 0 None
2009-12-10 Researchers identify individualized treatments for pathological gambling 0 None
2009-12-10 BIOGUARD barrier gauze dressings offer high antiviral efficacy against H1N1 0 None
2009-12-10 EC grants orphan drug designation for MP4CO for treating sickle cell disease 0 None
2009-12-10 Sanofi Pasteur expands dengue vaccine clinical program in Latin America 0 None
2009-12-10 Low doses of lidocaine given intravenously help control pain after ambulatory surgery procedures 0 None
2009-12-10 Study reveals increased discussion on flu vaccines has no significant impact on public's behavior 0 None
2009-12-10 Perrigo files Abbreviated New Drug Application for Clobex Spray 0 None
2009-12-10 Pharma IQ to organize Anti-Infectives Summit in Philadelphia 0 None
2009-12-10 New research suggests cancer drug may also help patients suffering from asthma 0 None
2009-12-10 Pharmaceutical industry to execute new strategies in the coming year 0 5
2009-12-09 FDA launches workshop to simplify orphan drug development 0 None
2009-12-09 Pacific Beach BioSciences signs licensing agreement with major pharmaceutical company 0 5
2009-12-09 Alternative, fast and safe process for producing large quantities of effective flu vaccines 0 5
2009-12-09 Drug makers attract scrutiny over cost and ads, but may benefit from overhaul 0 None
2009-12-09 USPTO grants CyDex Pharmaceuticals patent for Captisol 0 None
2009-12-09 Misuse of blood thinners in dialysis patients reported 0 None
2009-12-09 Newly created line of skin care products based on ISCO’s proprietary Parthenogenic Stem Cells 0 None
2009-12-09 Protalix Biotherapeutics completes NDA submission for taliglucerase alfa 0 None
2009-12-09 Particle Sciences expands High Potency Compound handling capabilities 0 None
2009-12-09 AHS annual meeting focuses on myeloma, says IMF 0 5
2009-12-09 Report on the community-acquired pneumonia drug market 0 None
2009-12-09 New drug designed to stop cancer from spreading by preventing mitosis 0 None
2009-12-09 CSC's stem cell-derived motor neuron product for SMA receives FDA orphan drug designation 0 5
2009-12-09 European markets for Parkinson's disease therapeutics to reach $2.28 billion in 2015 0 None
2009-12-09 Depression drug TC-5214 earns USF its most lucrative patent royalties to date 0 None
2009-12-09 Nutrient-rich diet is the best way to stay healthy and reduce risk of chronic diseases 0 None
2009-12-09 Pharming Group NV's pre-BLA meeting with the FDA for Rhucin 0 5
2009-12-09 Antithrombotic medication may increase risk of bleeding in dialysis patients undergoing PCI procedure 0 None
2009-12-09 Most antidepressant medications raise serotonin levels and miss key target of clinical depression 0 None
2009-12-09 Physicians trust the safety and efficacy of H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-12-09 Researchers find striking disparities in HPV vaccine awareness among low-income population 0 None
2009-12-09 Mylan Pharmaceuticals signs settlement and license agreements with Wyeth 0 None
2009-12-09 Macomb County Health Department opens new H1N1 influenza immunization clinics 0 None
2009-12-08 Neuroscientists suggest risky therapy for aging brain may be avoidable by focusing on hormone target 0 None
2009-12-08 Scientists identify new potential drug for treating acute myeloid leukaemia 0 None
2009-12-08 CDC awards $19.7 million contract to study new drugs for tuberculosis treatment 0 None
2009-12-08 House Democrats criticize recent increases in brand-name drug prices 0 None
2009-12-08 Reuters news examines quest for new TB drugs, vaccines 0 None
2009-12-08 CSL Behring selects BioRx as an approved Berinert provider 0 5
2009-12-08 Brazil: The largest emerging pharmaceutical market for hepatitis C virus 0 None
2009-12-08 Arcadia Biosciences' SONOVA 400 receives FDA approval as a dietary supplement ingredient 0 None
2009-12-08 BARDA cancels PharmAthene's RFP for Recombinant Protective Antigen Anthrax Vaccine 0 None
2009-12-08 Pixantrone demonstrates substantial reduction in cardiac cell toxicity compared to anthracyclines 0 None
2009-12-08 ASH meeting highlights H1N1 pandemic threat, new trends and treatment options for children with genetic blood disorder 0 None
2009-12-08 Department of Health reminds at-risk Pennsylvanians to receive H1N1 vaccination 0 None
2009-12-08 Erbitux gaining market share of Avastin in Europe 0 None
2009-12-08 CML patients on nilotinib or dasatinib drug achieve better response than imatinib drug 2 None
2009-12-08 Results of two new studies support the use of intravenous Vimpat for patients in clinical settings 0 None
2009-12-08 CeNeRx BioPharma's TriRima reversibly inhibits MAO-A, confirms PET imaging study 0 None
2009-12-08 Specialty pharmaceutical market: Treatment patterns and product performance 0 None
2009-12-08 Generic erosion of premium-priced branded agents to offset sales of new agents 0 None
2009-12-08 Market for personalized medicine in the United States to grow 11 percent annually, shows report 0 None
2009-12-08 Vitamins and nutriceuticals improve memory and cognitive performance, shows study 0 None
2009-12-08 Two abstracts describing preclinical studies with GMI-1070 selected for oral presentations 0 None
2009-12-08 JAK2 inhibitor can control myelofibrosis, report researchers 0 3
2009-12-08 New data from NanoBio's nanoemulsion-based adjuvant platform to be presented 0 None
2009-12-08 Defibrotide drug effective against hepatic veno-occlusive disease 0 4
2009-12-08 Novo Nordisk in-licenses intellectual property rights to IL-21 antibodies 0 None
2009-12-08 Deaths from opioid use in Ontario have doubled, according to new study 0 None
2009-12-08 PolyMedix to present data on its heptagonist compounds 0 None
2009-12-08 Selenium-based antioxidant compound reduces risk of colorectal cancer 0 3
2009-12-08 Combination of chemotherapy and midostaurin drug may benefit AML patients with FLT3 mutations 0 None
2009-12-08 Opioids can be a safe and effective treatment for pain, shows study 0 None
2009-12-08 Non-clinical data of CK-2017357 presented by Cytokinetics 0 None
2009-12-08 Marketers and retailers refrained from promoting any dietary supplement for H1N1 treatment 0 None
2009-12-08 Individuals taking antidepressants may experience personality change, says new report 0 None
2009-12-08 Antiepileptic drugs may have a possible protective effect against seizure disorders 0 None
2009-12-08 Celldex Therapeutics to present poster on its first antibody-drug conjugate product 0 None
2009-12-08 Carfilzomib shows noteworthy responses and low side effects among multiple myeloma patients 0 None
2009-12-07 RCT licensee Dyax receives approval from the FDA for KALBITOR 0 None
2009-12-07 Deals on health reform in jeopardy as support from drugmakers, senior groups is tested 0 None
2009-12-07 FDA provides a Complete Response Letter for Somaxon Pharmaceuticals' Silenor NDA 0 None
2009-12-07 Gloucester Pharmaceuticals to be acquired by Celgene 0 None
2009-12-07 Native Remedies selects TransMedia Group as its PR firm 0 None
2009-12-07 FDA approves two New Drug Applications 0 None
2009-12-07 New oral drug is safe and effective to combat clotting disorder 0 None
2009-12-07 Computer search algorithms identify FDA-approved drugs that could be the basis for new medicines 0 None
2009-12-07 Anticoagulants used to prevent clots in placental blood vessels ineffective, reveals research 0 None
2009-12-07 New three-drug combination may be effective for treating patients with bone cancer 0 None
2009-12-07 Study finds substantial variation in hydroxyurea utilization for sickle cell disease 0 None
2009-12-06 Bortezomib can improve control of GVHD and immune system recovery 0 None
2009-12-06 New treatment options for leukemia and myeloproliferative disorders introduced 0 None
2009-12-05 Chicken pox vaccine also reduces risk of herpes zoster in children 0 5
2009-12-05 97 new drugs and vaccines in development for HIV/AIDS treatment, finds report 0 None
2009-12-05 RetireSafe calls for the Senate to oppose the Dorgan Importation plan 0 None
2009-12-05 Patients new to chronic disease medication face risk of medication discontinuation, finds study 0 None
2009-12-05 Statins may protect against GVHD complications 0 None
2009-12-05 Taro Pharmaceutical Industries' non-sedating barbiturate compound study granted FDA IND exemption 0 None
2009-12-05 FDA approves Santarus’ NDA for immediate-release prescription tablet product 0 None
2009-12-05 Scientists report cervarix vaccine offers protection against cervical cancer 0 None
2009-12-05 New data from PharmAthene's anthrax vaccine program presented 0 None
2009-12-04 Janssen-Cilag submits MAA to the European Medicines Agency for paliperidone palmitate 0 None
2009-12-04 FDA approves Zyprexa in tablet form for schizophrenia and manic treatment 0 None
2009-12-04 Rituximab drug may reduce long-term complications of type 1 diabetes 0 None
2009-12-04 Application for regulatory approval of apixaban in Europe to be submitted 0 None
2009-12-04 Amber Pharmacy receives ACHC accreditation 0 None
2009-12-04 Watson Laboratories files an ANDA for generic version of Rozerem 0 None
2009-12-04 IMF to stage presentation on multiple myeloma at ASH annual meeting 0 None
2009-12-04 DCVax therapeutic cancer vaccine manufacturing process receives patent approval 0 None
2009-12-04 FDA approves once-daily SEROQUEL XR Extended Release Tablets 0 None
2009-12-04 New study shows seasonal flu vaccine awareness is high among Hispanics, but vaccination rates are lower 0 None
2009-12-04 GSK places a batch of AS03 adjuvanted H1N1 vaccine on hold 0 None
2009-12-04 Amgen/GSK's Prolia will be preferred as second- or third-line therapy for osteoporosis 0 None
2009-12-04 Cancer patient “Statement of Principles” brought to the 2009 ASH meeting 0 None
2009-12-04 APCER Pharma Solutions' webinar on 2010 FDA drug safety and pharmacovigilance initiatives 0 None
2009-12-04 Viral Genetics to develop drug therapies for immune-related disorders and diseases 0 None
2009-12-04 ISIS-FXIRx and ISIS-SMNRx included in Isis Pharmaceuticals' development pipeline 0 None
2009-12-04 Two antimicrobial drug developing companies evaluate new approach for treating bacterial infections 0 None
2009-12-04 Data from recent clinical trial for Caldolor Injection to be presented 0 None
2009-12-04 ISTODAX included in the updated NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology 0 None
2009-12-04 Wound Management Technologies to market CellerateRx within the U.S. 0 None
2009-12-04 Sulphonylureas, an antidiabetic drug, carries greater risk of heart failure and death compared to metformin 0 2
2009-12-04 Alkermes licenses Medifusion technology to develop TNF receptor-Fc fusion protein 0 None
2009-12-04 WHO investigates Tamiflu resistance, updates antiviral recommendations for H1N1 patients with severely compromised immune systems 0 None
2009-12-04 Update on European commercial launch of MuGard for oral mucositis provided 0 5
2009-12-03 Report on the type 2 diabetes drug market in Brazil 0 None
2009-12-03 Endo Pharmaceuticals receives FDA complete response letter for AVEED NDA 0 None
2009-12-03 FDA approves manufacture of Amneal Pharmaceuticals' Nizatidine Oral Solution 0 3
2009-12-03 Tripep receives approval to extend ChronVac-C study 0 None
2009-12-03 FAU professor highlights the need for extensive randomized trials to distinguish drug benefits 0 None
2009-12-03 Nonanesthesiologist-administered propofol for GI procedures safe 1 4
2009-12-03 China's SFDA initiates quality investigation of Simcere Pharmaceutical Group subsidiary's rabies vaccine 0 None
2009-12-03 NOXXON Pharma achieves important milestone in drug discovery 0 None
2009-12-03 Positive results from NanoBio's recombinant H5N1 flu antigen-nanoemulsion vaccine combination study 0 None
2009-12-03 Macular Health eye vitamin supplement improves visual acuity 0 3.7
2009-12-03 Lunasin may have important health benefits, two new studies report 0 None
2009-12-03 AstraZeneca and Targacept enter into agreement to develop and commercialize TC-5214 0 None
2009-12-03 Roche ships additional quantities of Tamiflu oral suspension 0 None
2009-12-03 Researchers to publish a paper on the availability of 'Spice' drugs online 0 2.3
2009-12-03 Cephalon's lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals for patent infringement of NUVIGIL tablets 0 5
2009-12-03 FDA grants Fast Track designation for Keryx Biopharmaceuticals' KRX-0401 0 None
2009-12-03 Beta 2 adrenergic agonist drugs linked to autism-spectrum disorders 0 None
2009-12-03 The Hill examines push to get more U.S. funding for malaria medicines 0 None
2009-12-03 U.S. H1N1 cases decreasing, CDC says; HHS to review approach to health-threat preparedness 0 None
2009-12-02 Impax Laboratories acquires ANDA from Watson Pharmaceuticals and Cobalt Laboratories 0 None
2009-12-02 Repeated use of ecstasy drug increases the risk of developing sleep apnea 0 3
2009-12-02 Kalbitor drug approved by FDA 0 None
2009-12-02 Aspen Brook Consulting announces 2010 Bioprocess Management Summit 0 None
2009-12-02 Champions Biotechnology and Ramot establish licensing agreement 0 None
2009-12-02 Javelin Pharmaceuticals submits an NDA for Dyloject Injection 0 None
2009-12-02 Women at high risk of developing breast cancer reluctant to take tamoxifen for prevention 1 3
2009-12-02 FDA approves revised clinical trial protocol for CytRx' arimoclomol 0 None
2009-12-02 Generic erosion to decrease branded atypical antipsychotics schizophrenia drug market to $5.2B 0 None
2009-12-02 Shire settles ADDERALL XR authorized generic version supply litigation 0 None
2009-12-02 Sinovac Biotech receives fourth purchase order for its H1N1 vaccine from Chinese government 0 None
2009-12-02 Beta 2 adrenergic agonist drugs can increase risk of autism-spectrum disorders in developing fetus 1 5
2009-12-02 Educational resource guide about pharmaceutical industry practices released 0 None
2009-12-02 Health Sciences Group announces positive feedback from Medical Marijuana 0 None
2009-12-02 Genzyme ships vials of newly produced Cerezyme 0 None
2009-12-02 Pharmacists provide strategies to minimize disruption on common prescription drugs 0 None
2009-12-02 Future likely to witness improved therapies and novel drugs to treat lifestyle disorders 0 None
2009-12-02 70% of 350 US physicians will increase the use niacin for patients, says report 0 None
2009-12-02 FDA approves Schering-Plough's New Drug Application for ZEGERID OTC capsules 0 None
2009-12-02 Boehringer Ingelheim to announce positive results from its RE-COVER study 0 None
2009-12-02 New nursing guideline to enhance improved care for MMT clients 0 None
2009-12-02 J&JPRD submits an NDA for tapentadol ER tablets 0 4.5
2009-12-02 CT imaging combined with Avastin may predict overall survival in metastatic colorectal cancer 0 None
2009-12-02 SinoFresh Healthcare re-launches sales and distribution of Sinofresh Nasal Spray 0 None
2009-12-02 Overall use of blood-thinning agents not improving despite more options 0 None
2009-12-02 Cancer researchers find a way to turn ineffective new cancer drugs into cancer-fighters 0 None
2009-12-02 Canadians with hemophilia A can use new treatment option, XYNTHA 0 None
2009-12-02 Study of Acetadote Injection as a cost-saving treatment for acetaminophen poisoning published 0 None
2009-12-02 Antipsychotic medications increase the levels of inflammation markers, find researchers 1 5
2009-12-02 MicroDose Therapeutx acquires a portfolio of compounds from Epix Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2009-12-02 ZEGERID OTC, a proton pump inhibitor receives FDA approval 0 None
2009-12-02 FDA grants approval for Dyax' KALBITOR for treating HAE patients 0 None
2009-12-01 Codexis signs second agreement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries 0 None
2009-12-01 Missouri scientists discover aspirin and Tylenol can inhibit vaccine efficacy 0 None
2009-12-01 Chinese SFDA approves Tianyin Pharmaceutical's Pediatric Fever and Cough Oral Liquid 0 None
2009-12-01 Drug risk disclosures not read due to information overload, condensed version needed 0 None
2009-12-01 UC3M researchers developing a prototype for extracting drug interactions 0 None
2009-12-01 Pfizer, Protalix team up to develop and market plant-based enzyme for Gaucher’s disease treatment 0 None
2009-12-01 Bayer Schering Pharma to develop new BiTE antibody for treatment of solid tumors 0 None
2009-12-01 AHF lauds WHO for its crucial HIV treatment recommendations 0 None
2009-12-01 Russian hepatitis C virus drug market to reach $327M by 2013: Decision Resources 0 4
2009-12-01 Cannabis as a substitute for heavy alcohol usage? 1 5
2009-12-01 HTDS finalizes contract details with Indian pharmaceutical company 0 None
2009-12-01 Changda International Holdings receives first commercial order for Thiophene from Sanofi Aventis 0 None
2009-12-01 European Commission and the EMEA approve Angiox in primary PCI for STEMI 0 None
2009-12-01 Article on TYSABRI for treating patients with multiple sclerosis published 1 None
2009-12-01 European Patent Office grants patent EP1392642 for 4SC AG's lead auto-immune compound 0 None
2009-12-01 Refuse to file letter on NDA for Cladribine Tablets issued to EMD Serono 0 None
2009-12-01 Members of priority groups to receive H1N1 vaccines from Department of Health 0 None
2009-12-01 CCII capsules offer safe and effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2009-12-01 Phase 1 study of preventive HIV vaccine testing a novel delivery mechanism completed 0 None
2009-12-01 Research shows many factors can impact people's decisions on getting vaccinated 0 None
2009-12-01 PanGenex plans to expand its retail product line with the addition of spirulla 0 None
2009-12-01 Neurotoxic heavy metal can slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None


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