Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - October 2010

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2010-10-31 FDA new approvals, antibiotic and neurological drugs 0 None
2010-10-30 Health Canada approves PRADAX for preventing stroke in AF patients 2 5
2010-10-30 Rite Aid to host flu shot clinics at nationwide pharmacies 0 None
2010-10-30 EcoNugenics introduces new nutraceutical compound for breast health 0 None
2010-10-30 FDA approves Teflaro for treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia 0 None
2010-10-30 Inter Press Service reports on counterfeit medicine challenges in central, Eastern Europe 0 None
2010-10-30 APP receives FDA marketing approval for Metoprolol Tartrate Injection 0 None
2010-10-30 FDA approves NUEDEXTA capsules for pseudobulbar affect 0 None
2010-10-30 Teflaro receives FDA approval for treatment of bacterial infections 0 None
2010-10-30 Drug and device makers face new taxes, fees 0 None
2010-10-29 Pneumonia vaccination increases among older Americans, but still falls short of Healthy People 2010 goal 0 None
2010-10-29 SPRYCEL receives FDA approval for treating adult patients with Ph+ CML in chronic phase 0 1
2010-10-29 DiaGenic third quarter income increases from NOK -9.3 million to NOK -9.6 million 0 None
2010-10-29 ACADIA and BLS enter agreement to conclude pimavanserin collaboration 0 None
2010-10-29 examines India’s push for clearer definition of counterfeit, substandard medicines 0 None
2010-10-29 VIVUS receives FDA CRL for QNEXA NDA 0 None
2010-10-29 Nursing homes struggle to allow seniors use of medical marijuana 0 None
2010-10-29 FDA approves Sprycel for treatment of adults with Ph+ CP-CML 0 2
2010-10-29 Pfizer announces approval of Lyrica capsules for peripheral neuropathic pain 1 3.5
2010-10-29 Latuda tablets receive FDA approval for treatment of adults with schizophrenia 0 3
2010-10-28 Tenofovir gel to prevent HIV transmission nearing approval 0 1
2010-10-28 Pro-Pharmaceuticals ships first commercial order of DAVANAT to PROCAPS in Colombia 0 None
2010-10-28 CCS presents new 2010 Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines 1 None
2010-10-28 Federal Government seizes prescription and OTC drug products from Tri-Med Labs 0 None
2010-10-28 Essential Pharmaceuticals to commence sales of cell media products acquired from Lifeblood Medical 0 None
2010-10-28 B. Braun initiates voluntary recall of heparin injection products 0 None
2010-10-28 Health Canada approves PRADAX anticoagulant for stroke prevention in AF patients 5 3.2
2010-10-28 Reuters examines development progress of microbicide gel to prevent HIV 0 None
2010-10-28 Prolonged use of glucosamine linked to greater risk of developing diabetes 0 1.7
2010-10-28 Sandoz initiates voluntary recall of Methotrexate Injection 0 None
2010-10-28 Glaxo to pay $750 million settlement for defective, unsafe medicines 0 None
2010-10-27 £600 million cancer drug fund for UK cancer patients 0 None
2010-10-27 US FDA cracks down on importation of unapproved new drugs for personal use 0 None
2010-10-27 Shionogi receives expanded approval for pediatric use of i.v. peramivir in Japan 0 None
2010-10-27 BTG selects inVentiv Commercial to provide sales and training for CroFab, DigiFab products 0 None
2010-10-27 Quebec recognizes value of ABILIFY for treating schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders 0 3.6
2010-10-27 B.C. pharmacists are authorized to administer flu shots 0 None
2010-10-27 New guideline for using ESAs drugs in cancer patients 0 None
2010-10-27 Bivalent oral polio vaccine produces better immune response than more commonly used trivalent vaccine, study says 0 None
2010-10-27 Study finds association between KRAS p.G13D mutations and cetuximab treatment in colorectal cancer 0 None
2010-10-27 Study finds anti-obesity drug reduces brain’s response to appetizing foods 0 None
2010-10-27 Jamieson releases flu-fighting formula with echinacea 0 3
2010-10-27 CYP2C19 gene variant can increase risk of cardiovascular events in patients treated with clopidogrel 0 None
2010-10-26 Glaxo to pay $750 million in defective drug settlement 0 None
2010-10-26 Strativa enters amended agreement with Sobi for Nascobal Vitamin B12 Nasal Spray 0 None
2010-10-26 Shire receives Paragraph IV Notice Letter from Watson for INTUNIV tablet 0 None
2010-10-26 India's Trade Minister says EU will take steps to prevent seizure of generic medicines 0 None
2010-10-26 PharmaVentures acts as advisor and broker to Dr Reddy's in distribution agreement with Vitabiotics 0 None
2010-10-26 PAREXEL's white paper provides data on biopharmaceutical, medical device product development 0 None
2010-10-26 Independent drugstores expand and generate strong profits despite worst economy 0 None
2010-10-26 Techulon signs exclusive license with Virginia Tech to market new theranostic transfection reagent 0 None
2010-10-26 Admissions for medication, drug-related conditions increase by 117% among Americans aged 45 and older 0 None
2010-10-26 Omeros to develop new drugs for major diseases 0 None
2010-10-26 Pharmacopeias of US and Kazakhstan sign accord 0 None
2010-10-26 Pfizer's Sutent stands as first-line setting for treating renal cell carcinoma: Survey 0 None
2010-10-26 IDC grants MedImmune global rights to GLA adjuvant 0 None
2010-10-26 DERMAGENICS Collagen Recovery Cream helps revitalize skin damaged by radiation, chemotherapy 0 None
2010-10-26 Savient to evaluate strategic alternatives for KRYSTEXXA drug 0 None
2010-10-26 AAHP highlights safety of homeopathic children's medicines 0 None
2010-10-26 PhRMA representatives meet with officials in India to discuss compulsory licensing 0 None
2010-10-26 Aspirin reduces risk of death from prostate cancer 0 None
2010-10-26 Dietary intake of PUFAs associated with decreased prevalence of periodontitis 0 None
2010-10-26 Baxter announces launch of GLASSIA in the U.S. 0 None
2010-10-26 CBER's Laboratory Quality System program receives accreditation 0 None
2010-10-25 S.A.N.E. Vax requests temporary suspension of Gardasil sales as cervical cancer preventive 0 None
2010-10-25 Immune Network enters letter of intent to acquire Immunitor oral vaccine technology 0 None
2010-10-25 Neptune launches Onemia medical food 0 None
2010-10-25 Essentialis, FDA enter agreement on SPA for DCCR Phase 3 efficacy study in patients with high triglycerides 0 None
2010-10-25 FDA warns about risk of Hyland's Teething Tablets to children 1 None
2010-10-25 Beijing CDC selects Sinovac as first priority supplier of seasonal influenza vaccine 0 None
2010-10-25 Research finds succimer drug not effective in removing mercury 0 None
2010-10-25 Vancomycin beneficial for managing patients hospitalized with cellulits 0 None
2010-10-25 Sinovac Biotech receives Drug Registration Certificate for seasonal influenza vaccine 0 None
2010-10-25 FDA issues complete response letter for ViroPharma's Cinryze 0 None
2010-10-25 Arena's NDA receives Complete Response Letter for lorcaserin 0 None
2010-10-25 FDA approves LO LOESTRIN FE tablets for oral contraception 0 None
2010-10-25 FDA approves REMS for NUVIGIL and PROVIGIL tablets 0 5
2010-10-22 Quest Diagnostics reports use of prescription opiates by American workers has increased by 40% 0 5
2010-10-22 New multi-centre trial to treat cold and flu in children 0 None
2010-10-22 Medivir reports consolidated net sales of SEK 54.7M 0 None
2010-10-22 Diamyd Medical to divide operations into two business areas 0 2
2010-10-22 Researchers analyze drugs' efficiency on influenza A virus 0 5
2010-10-22 Paragon Bioservices awarded contract to assist USAMRIID in vaccine development efforts 0 None
2010-10-22 Six government drug control laboratories in MENA to join USP to improve quality of drugs 0 None
2010-10-22 Cephalon signs convertible note subscription agreement with ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2010-10-22 FDA announces new label for HIV antiviral drug Invirase 0 None
2010-10-22 Hospira announces launch of piperacillin and tazobactam injection in the US 0 None
2010-10-22 Drug payment database spurs local reports 0 None
2010-10-22 Research suggests lowering cholesterol can reduce benign prostatic hyperplasia 0 4
2010-10-22 Medtronic's Xpander II receives FDA clearance for vertebral compression fractures 0 None
2010-10-22 Neoprobe submits BLA response letter to FDA to commercialize RIGS technology 0 None
2010-10-22 Biogen, Genentech announce new structure of anti-CD20 collaboration 0 None
2010-10-22 Daiichi Sankyo launches Inavir inhalation powder in Japan 0 None
2010-10-21 Health Canada approves ULORIC to lower serum uric acid levels in patients with gout 0 None
2010-10-21 Mylan receives final FDA approval for Pramipexole Dihydrochloride Tablets 0 5
2010-10-21 Genmab A/S reports DKK 78 million in net sales for Arzerra 0 None
2010-10-21 New PharmaDeals v4 online resource to support pharmaceutical industry 0 None
2010-10-21 Nonprescription drug manufacturing and marketing costs increase: Kline 0 None
2010-10-21 FDA asks manufacturers to add new warnings to labeling of prostate cancer drugs 0 None
2010-10-21 PMAI offers new addiction treatment options for opioid dependence 0 None
2010-10-21 Valensa enters agreement with Mercola for Flex Pro ES formulation 0 None
2010-10-21 FDA issues complete response letter for BYDUREON NDA 0 None
2010-10-21 FDA approves Herceptin with chemotherapy for HER2-positive metastatic cancer 0 None
2010-10-20 Cipla launches generic Pirfenidone for IPF 1 3.6
2010-10-20 BREAKYL drug receives European approval 0 5
2010-10-20 Pfizer enters partnership with Teuto to develop, commercialize generic medicines 0 None
2010-10-20 CRN reinforces importance of DHA before, during and after pregnancy 0 None
2010-10-20 PBS-Bio announces three new contracts to develop cancer therapy 0 None
2010-10-20 More studies needed on bisphosphonates therapy and fracture risk 0 None
2010-10-20 Pharsight launches Phoenix Pharmacometric Productivity Challenge 0 None
2010-10-20 FDA approves Boehringer Ingelheim's Pradaxa for stroke risk reduction in patients with non-valvular AF 0 5
2010-10-20 Nitric oxide inhalation reduces pain in sickle cell disease patients 0 None
2010-10-20 Aspirin before cardiac surgery reduces postoperative cardiocerebral complications 1 None
2010-10-20 Study finds ketamine-propofol combination effective for pediatric procedural sedation 0 5
2010-10-20 Particle Sciences enters licensing, technology agreement with Solubest 0 None
2010-10-20 Salix acquires rights to colon cancer screening agent from Photocure 0 None
2010-10-20 Osteoporosis drug heals bone wounds in gum disease patients 1 5
2010-10-20 Dexamethasone improves quality of life after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery 0 4
2010-10-20 AMP's automated IMA tube filling line receives commercial approval 0 None
2010-10-20 Pradaxa capsules receive FDA approval for reducing stroke and systemic embolism risk in AFib patients 0 2.5
2010-10-20 Adamis acquires prostrate drug candidates from Colby Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2010-10-20 European Commission grants orphan drug status to OBI-1 for hemophilia treatment 0 None
2010-10-20 En Ze Jia Shi Pharmaceuticals receives patent for controlled-release oral gliclazide 0 None
2010-10-20 Alexza reacquires U.S. and Canadian rights for Staccato Loxapine from BLS 0 None
2010-10-20 Anticoagulant Pradaxa receives FDA approval for prevention of stroke in atrial fibrillation patients 1 3.5
2010-10-19 Forest Laboratories second quarter net sales increase 7.7% to $1,037.3 million 0 None
2010-10-19 Flamel announces achievement of clinical development milestone with Merck Serono 0 None
2010-10-19 Research calls for better environmental risk assessments of pharmaceuticals 0 None
2010-10-19 Arcadia Biosciences receives Canadian marketing clearance for SONOVA 400 health product 0 None
2010-10-19 Johnson & Johnson third quarter sales decrease 0.7% to $15.0 billion 0 None
2010-10-19 Few legitimate opioid users are getting information to keep medications safe 0 4
2010-10-19 Annals of Internal Medicine raises concerns over placebo standard 0 None
2010-10-19 60 Plus applauds FDA decision to remove unapproved colchicine products 3 1
2010-10-19 Long-term use of statins reduces colorectal cancer risk 0 None
2010-10-19 Study suggests epoD; microtubule-stabilizing drugs may treat neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2010-10-19 New data on Merck’s odanacatib for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women presented at 32nd ASBMR 0 None
2010-10-19 EMA Pediatric Committee adopts positive opinion for CTI's Pixuvri for lymphoid malignancies, solid tumors 0 None
2010-10-19 Purdue Pharma supports NASCSA with $200,000 grant for state prescription drug monitoring programs 0 None
2010-10-19 NCCN updates Clinical Practice Guidelines for Breast Cancer 0 None
2010-10-19 NeurogesX plans U.S. label expansion for Qutenza in HIV-associated neuropathy 0 None
2010-10-19 Elorac acquires world-wide rights to Cidoxepin 0 None
2010-10-19 Somaxon announces nonreceipt of Paragraph IV certification for generic Silenor ANDA 0 None
2010-10-18 Tylenol batch recalled due to strange smell 0 None
2010-10-18 STB completes Fibrin Adhesive STat pre-IND submission to FDA 0 None
2010-10-18 PharmaTrust to launch third generation MedCentre remote dispensing system 0 None
2010-10-18 Lannett announces launch of Fluphenazine HCl Tablets 0 None
2010-10-18 GeoVax Labs contributes article for HIV vaccine 0 None
2010-10-18 NanoViricides' President delivers speech at ASNM Second Annual Conference 0 None
2010-10-18 Emollient creams on eczemous skin likely to make condition worse 1 None
2010-10-18 Biocon, Pfizer enter global agreement to commercialize Insulin analog products 0 None
2010-10-18 Fera Pharmaceuticals launches Garamycin Ophthalmic Ointment 0 None
2010-10-18 Bend Research extends 3-year agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb 0 None
2010-10-18 Intellipharmaceutics announces FDA acceptance to file ANDA for Protonix generic version 0 None
2010-10-18 Researchers to develop technologies that can mask horrid taste of children's medicines 0 None
2010-10-18 Study finds correlation between flu vaccination and Medicaid reimbursement rates 0 None
2010-10-18 Phase III study influences WHO to change guidelines for HIV-infected women receiving nevirapine 0 None
2010-10-18 New discovery raises hopes for women with tamoxifen resistance 0 None
2010-10-18 Bioniche's research scientists give presentations at Modern Vaccine and Adjuvant Formulation Conference 0 3
2010-10-18 IDRI's TB vaccine protects against drug-resistant tuberculosis 0 None
2010-10-18 CVS agrees to record fine to settle meth suit 0 None
2010-10-18 Botox receives FDA approval for treatment of chronic migraine 0 None
2010-10-18 Genmab provides update on potential regulatory pathway for zalutumumab 0 None
2010-10-18 ACG meeting to exhibit Cimzia data for Crohn's disease treatment 0 None
2010-10-18 Three West African countries set to roll out new meningitis vaccine 0 None
2010-10-18 FDA plans to revoke knee implant approval following intense political pressure for its approval 0 None
2010-10-18 FDA approves ISTA's sNDA for BROMDAY ophthalmic anti-inflammatory drug 0 None
2010-10-18 FDA approves BOTOX as prophylactic treatment for Chronic Migraine 0 None
2010-10-15 MasterCard, Interpol partner to prevent online supply of illegal and counterfeit drugs, medicines 0 None
2010-10-15 Oragenics to feature ProBiora3 oral care probiotic ingredient at Supply Side West 0 None
2010-10-15 Questcor's H.P. Acthar Gel sNDA for infantile spasms receives FDA approval 0 None
2010-10-15 Access receives first MuGard prescriptions and reimbursement 0 None
2010-10-15 Watson Laboratories receives FDA approval for Amlodipine capsules 0 None
2010-10-15 Bristol-Myers, Otsuka launch My SPRYCEL Support program to assist patients with CML 0 1
2010-10-15 CVS Caremark to present client experiences on innovative approaches at AMCP Conference 0 None
2010-10-15 Mylan granted FDA approvals for generic Hyzaar and Cozaar ANDAs 0 None
2010-10-15 FDA warns companies over unsubstantiated claims of 'chelation' products 0 None
2010-10-15 A new therapeutic approach for cancer 0 None
2010-10-15 Visa supports global law enforcement action against online sale of counterfeit, illegal medicines 0 None
2010-10-15 Scientists to monitor effectiveness of Streptococcus vaccine 0 None
2010-10-15 Startech, STRCIC invest $2.5 million in ViroXis Corporation 0 None
2010-10-15 GfK HealthCare: RRMS patients anticipate availability of new oral therapies 0 None
2010-10-15 CVS/pharmacy agrees to pay civil penalties for excessive sales of PSE 0 None
2010-10-15 Delcath executes melphalan supply agreement with Synerx and Bioniche Teoranta 0 5
2010-10-15 Proper dosing of beta blockers can save many lives after heart attack 0 None
2010-10-15 Officials address several drug issues including medical risks, proper disposal of unused medicine 0 None
2010-10-15 Administering ondansetron drug to children is economically advantageous 0 None
2010-10-15 Scientists discover mechanism of anticancer drug to kill cancer cells 0 None
2010-10-15 FDA approves Cephalon's REMS for GABITRIL 0 None
2010-10-15 Lantheus announces Canadian launch of ABLAVAR injection 0 None
2010-10-15 Moores Cancer Center files IND application for topical NexACT-based formulation 0 None
2010-10-15 FDA approves Gamunex-C for primary immunodeficiency treatment 0 None
2010-10-15 Acetadote Injection is now commercially available in Australia 0 None
2010-10-14 NanoViricides files financial year end annual report with SEC 0 None
2010-10-14 Labopharm, Paladin Labs expand commercial relationship 0 None
2010-10-14 Top biopharma leaders to share strategies at Windhover's 2nd PharmAsia Summit 0 None
2010-10-14 Marijuana legalization in California will marginally impact revenues of Mexican drug trafficking organizations 0 None
2010-10-14 Dangers of over the counter 'natural' slimming products 0 None
2010-10-14 FDA warns of risk of atypical thigh bone fracture in patients taking bisphosphonates 0 None
2010-10-14 Study finds hemostatic powder effective in treating 95% of patients with bleeding peptic ulcers 0 5
2010-10-14 Risingsun signs consent decree to stop selling unapproved drugs 0 None
2010-10-14 World's third rectal microbicide trial launched in Pittsburgh 0 None
2010-10-14 GSK to expand donation of albendazole medicine to treat children with STH risk 0 None
2010-10-14 Workshop to focus on FDA process that grants orphan drug designation 0 None
2010-10-14 Justices wrestle with issue of protecting vaccine makers 0 None
2010-10-14 Labopharm announces European approval of twice-daily tramadol-acetaminophen 0 None
2010-10-14 Stop TB Partnership launches Global Plan to Stop TB 2011-2015 0 None
2010-10-14 Scientists suggest lemon-lime soft drink can improve effectiveness of oral anticancer drug 0 None
2010-10-14 NIH awards grant to Bavarian to advance early research in filoviruses 0 None
2010-10-14 Ligand launches Viviant in Japan and Spain for postmenopausal osteoporosis 0 None
2010-10-13 Antidepressant Reboxetine ineffective: Review 0 None
2010-10-13 AusBiotech 2010 set to demystify the impact of US Healthcare Reforms on Australian biotech 0 None
2010-10-13 Mesoblast broadens cancer indications for bone marrow transplant product 0 5
2010-10-13 ImmunoCellular develops ICT-107 cell-based vaccine for GBM treatment 0 None
2010-10-13 Researchers investigate statin drugs to treat lung disease 0 None
2010-10-13 Physicians anticipate new oral therapies for multiple sclerosis patients 0 None
2010-10-13 Pharmalink's Nefecon for IgA nephropathy receives FDA orphan drug designation 0 None
2010-10-13 Buprenorphine implant decreases opioid usage in persons with opioid dependence 0 None
2010-10-13 The Partnership at issues statement on FDA approval of VIVITROL for opioid dependence 0 None
2010-10-13 LifeWise improves access to common immunizations at pharmacies 0 None
2010-10-13 BioRx receives limited distribution rights from Baxter for AATD drug GLASSIA 0 None
2010-10-13 CyDex terminates joint development agreement on Captisol-enabled clopidogrel with Prism Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2010-10-13 B. Braun Medical announces availability of FDA-approved Cefepime in DUPLEX System 0 None
2010-10-13 Alkermes' VIVITROL medication for treatment of opioid dependence 0 None
2010-10-13 High Court to hear vaccine case 0 None
2010-10-13 Auxilium receives USPTO patent for XIAFLEX product 0 None
2010-10-13 Centice introduces new PINPOINT Rx system for drug identification 0 None
2010-10-13 More insured Americans avoid prescription drugs due to cost 0 None
2010-10-13 FDA approves Vivitrol for treatment of opioid-dependent patients 0 None
2010-10-12 Vaccine lawsuits – Justices divided 0 None
2010-10-12 Smart for Life(R) to add Lepticore(R) to product line 0 None
2010-10-12 EMA approves TWYNSTA therapy that reduces BP in hypertensive patients 0 2
2010-10-12 Lundbeck, Merck announce commercialization agreement for SYCREST sublingual tablets 0 1
2010-10-12 Abbott agrees to voluntarily withdraw obesity drug Meridia from U.S. market 0 None
2010-10-12 Study finds no link between AMD treatments and increase in cardiovascular complication 0 None
2010-10-12 Folic acid supplement does not reduce cardiovascular events, cancer or death 0 None
2010-10-12 Combination therapy for ovarian cancer leads to greater toxicity 0 None
2010-10-12 Women with epilepsy at risk of infertility 0 None
2010-10-11 New targeted therapy adds benefit to erlotinib in some patients with advanced lung cancer 0 None
2010-10-11 Erlotinib improves progression-free survival as first-line therapy in advanced lung cancer 0 None
2010-10-11 Sexual issues a major concern for cancer patients taking new targeted drugs 0 None
2010-10-11 Early cancer drug trials flawed by inconsistencies in prohibited drug lists, study finds 0 None
2010-10-11 Attorney Keith Jensen announces $3.78 million settlement with Pfizer on TEN case 0 None
2010-10-11 Sales of Merck's telcagepant and CoLucid's lasmiditan in world's major markets to reach $1.3 billion in 2019 0 None
2010-10-11 Genta announces EMA Orphan Drug designation for tesetaxel 0 None
2010-10-11 FDA approves Warner Chilcott's ACTONEL for postmenopausal osteoporosis 0 None
2010-10-11 Valeant announces Alexza's receipt of FDA CRL for AZ-004 NDA 0 None
2010-10-11 FDA issues CRL for AZ-004 NDA application 0 None
2010-10-11 FDA issues CRL to Jazz for JZP-6 NDA for fibromyalgia 0 None
2010-10-11 FDA warns of harmful stimulant in Slimming Beauty capsules 0 None
2010-10-11 HHS awards Sanofi Pasteur 3-year, $56.94M egg supply contract for pandemic vaccine preparedness 0 None
2010-10-11 Abbott to withdraw sibutramine from Canadian market 1 None
2010-10-11 Drugs may prevent temporary combativeness in children after surgery 0 None
2010-10-11 Takeda, Envoy enter three-year research alliance to develop schizophrenia drug 0 None
2010-10-11 Abbott to withdraw Meridia medicine from the U.S. market 0 None
2010-10-11 Researchers create experimental vaccine for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2010-10-10 Meridia – weight loss pill off the shelves in US 2 None
2010-10-10 Weight loss pill off shelves due to heart attack risk 0 None
2010-10-08 Biologists determine three-dimensional structure of molecule involved in HIV, cancer 0 None
2010-10-08 Suneva Medical publishes Artefill data for treatment of atrophic acne scars 0 None
2010-10-08 CMA to apply intervener status in Insite case 0 None
2010-10-08 MRSA pathogen influences U.S. physician drug selection for treating skin structure infections 0 None
2010-10-08 Spanish mothers more concerned about the safety of childhood vaccines 0 None
2010-10-08 CDC issues new universal influenza vaccination recommendation for all Americans 0 None
2010-10-08 IV ibuprofen effective in reducing fever in hospitalized patients 0 1
2010-10-08 Firm sees drugs sales rising 5 to 7 percent next year, other drug industry news 0 None
2010-10-08 Endo grants Watson royalty-free license to U.S. patents 0 None
2010-10-08 Emergent BioSolutions and TLV form new joint venture to develop flu vaccines 0 None
2010-10-08 U.N. Secretary-General urges funding for GAVI during replenishment meeting 0 None
2010-10-08 NIAID announces three new contracts to fund research on dengue, anthrax vaccines 0 None
2010-10-08 Novel peptide NX002 demonstrates efficacy in animal model of oral mucositis: Study 0 None
2010-10-08 Inviragen, PharmaJet awarded NIAID contract to develop needle-free, easy to administer dengue vaccine 0 None
2010-10-08 NIAID awards $6.25M to Profectus to optimize portfolio of genetic adjuvants 0 None
2010-10-08 FDA files complaint for permanent injunction against Brooklyn Juice Company 0 None
2010-10-08 USPTO issues Patent Notice of Allowance for CIP-TRAMADOL ER drug 0 None
2010-10-08 CQ Healthbeat examines HIV prevention research funding 0 None
2010-10-07 Onyx Pharmaceuticals announces delay in NDA filing for carfilzomib 0 None
2010-10-07 Vical to manufacture pDNA vaccines against HIV 0 None
2010-10-07 Humana Pharmacy agrees to highest standards of transparency for prescription-drug pricing 0 None
2010-10-07 Sucampo submits marketing application for Amitiza drug 0 None
2010-10-07 Semi-synthetic opioid may improve withdrawal symptoms in infants 0 None
2010-10-07 Synthetic Genomics, JCVI announce formation of new company to develop next generation vaccines 0 None
2010-10-07 Cortex secures patent rights for combined use of AMPAKINE and mGluR5 compounds for Fragile X syndrome treatment 0 None
2010-10-07 ANDA approved for Losartan Potassium Tablets USP, Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 0 None
2010-10-07 Quintiles, SNUH announce clinical research partnership 0 None
2010-10-07 Roche receives development and commercialization rights for danoprevir drug 0 None
2010-10-07 New report focuses on management of renal anemia amongst dialysis, later stage CKD patients 0 None
2010-10-07 Pharmaxis receives FDA approval to market ARIDOL Test Kit 0 5
2010-10-07 Gymnemic acid nanocrystals could help develop soluble drug compounds 0 None
2010-10-07 Raloxifene drug may be useful in treating kidney disease in women: Study 0 None
2010-10-07 FDA awards cooperative agreement to PAHO to develop information hub for medical products 0 None
2010-10-07 BioNJ creates special diagnostics committee to focus on personalized medicine 0 None
2010-10-07 FDA unveils report to advance regulatory science 0 None
2010-10-06 Nautilus Neurosciences announces exclusive co-promotion agreement for CAMBIA drug 0 None
2010-10-06 CoreLab Partners completes first ever regulatory mandated Thorough QT study in the Asia Pacific Rim 0 None
2010-10-06 Ibuprofen provides pain relief within two hours in 49% of migraine sufferers 0 None
2010-10-06 Research to focus on effective use of artemisinin stocks for malaria 0 None
2010-10-06 Miller-Mccune examines impact of limited access to schistosomiasis drug in Africa 0 None
2010-10-06 Xeomin botulinum toxin for cervical dystonia now available in the U.S. 0 None
2010-10-06 Study on resistance of harmful bacteria to antibiotics 0 None
2010-10-06 New Wipro Rapid Trials platform launched to accelerate drug development 0 None
2010-10-06 Anticancer drug Cisplatin induces side effects 0 3.8
2010-10-06 Watson seeks FDA approval to market rasagiline mesylate tablets 0 None
2010-10-06 CDC grant to support community-based public health project in RI and CT 0 None
2010-10-06 Health IT may bring unintended consequences 0 None
2010-10-06 Altravax receives two SBIR grants for antibody-inducing vaccines research on HIV-1 0 None
2010-10-06 Isogenica, NovaBiotics to accelerate the development of peptide anti-infective technology 0 None
2010-10-05 Tris Pharma receives FDA final approval for generic Tussionex ANDA 0 None
2010-10-05 FDA grants orphan drug designation to hGH-CTP for treating growth hormone deficiency 0 None
2010-10-05 FDA grants Matrix tentative approval under PEPFAR for Atazanavir Sulfate Capsules ANDA 0 None
2010-10-05 FMCNA offers annual flu vaccine to patients and clinical staff 0 None
2010-10-05 Researchers complete first studies of mephedrone drug ban in Northern Ireland 0 None
2010-10-05 Octapharma USA launches wilate replacement therapy Web site for von Willebrand Disease 0 None
2010-10-05 Tasly, ProteoTech to co-develop Exebryl-1(R) medication for Alzheimer's disease treatment 0 None
2010-10-05 Researchers call for sustained funding to move HIV vaccine R&D ahead 0 None
2010-10-05 Novo Nordisk announces $73M expansion of Clayton insulin delivery systems manufacturing facility 0 None
2010-10-05 HGS receives Complete Response Letter from FDA for ZALBIN drug 0 None
2010-10-05 Merck to appeal against jury verdict in retrial of federal FOSAMAX case 0 None
2010-10-05 CPS recommends all Canadian babies should be vaccinated against rotavirus 0 None
2010-10-05 FDA approves Food Contact Notification for CDG Solution 3000 0 None
2010-10-05 Aeras Global receives FDA grant to develop biomarkers for TB vaccine 0 None
2010-10-05 FDA awards $2.9 million to support tuberculosis research projects 0 None
2010-10-04 Australian reimbursement committee is set to consider Novo Nordisk's type 2 diabetes treatment 0 None
2010-10-04 NY Times: DEA crackdown means delays for some patients in need of pain meds 0 None
2010-10-04 Decision Resources: NSCLC drug market to grow from $4 billion in 2009 to over $6.5 billion in 2019 2 None
2010-10-04 VIVUS announces divestiture of MUSE to Meda 0 None
2010-10-04 FDA clears Orthovita's VITOMATRIX Bone Graft Substitute for dental procedures 0 None
2010-10-04 J&JPRD receives FDA Complete Response Letter for tapentadol ER tablets NDA 0 None
2010-10-04 FDA provides Celsion guidance for Thermodox NDA to treat primary liver cancer 0 None
2010-10-04 Mylan subsidiary receives FDA approval for Fludarabine Phosphate Injection ANDA 0 None
2010-10-04 Merck to appeal Massachusetts federal court jury verdict 0 None
2010-10-04 NIH announces it will share IP rights to some AIDS drugs in UNITAID Patent Pool 0 None
2010-10-04 Study shows no difference between Bevacizumab and Ranibizumab efficacy in treating AMD 0 None
2010-10-04 New American Therapeutics acquires U.S. rights to market Denavir drug 0 None
2010-10-04 Report says drugmakers failing to give Medicaid adequate price data 0 None
2010-10-04 WHO says polio outbreak in Angola must be stopped to avoid 'international consequences' 0 None
2010-10-03 Icagen updates status of ICA-105665 clinical development program 0 5
2010-10-03 Sulindac drug derivative effective in preventing colon cancer: Research 0 None
2010-10-01 Merck to pay millions over Mass. allegations of inflated wholesale rate 0 None
2010-10-01 Medicago announces official groundbreaking ceremony for U.S. plant-based commercial grade vaccine facility 0 None
2010-10-01 Noven acquires global rights to Daytrana from Shire affiliates 0 None
2010-10-01 USFDA grants Sun Pharma tentative approval for generic Stalevo ANDA 0 None
2010-10-01 Cortex regains global rights to AMPAKINE compounds for treatment of schizophrenia and depression 0 None
2010-10-01 Mylan subsidiary launches Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-release Tablets 0 None
2010-10-01 FDA issues Complete Response Letter for Teva's Neutroval BLA 0 None
2010-10-01 First nationwide Safe Medication Disposal Program launched 0 None
2010-10-01 FDA takes action against unapproved single-ingredient oral colchicine 0 None
2010-10-01 HIV/AIDS researchers, government officials track progress, forecast challenges for HIV vaccine development 0 None
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