Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - May 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-05-31 Ubichem Research receives approval for supply of cGMP radiolabelled APIs 0 None
2010-05-31 BPC mobilizes to ensure patient interests are put first in new BC PharmaCare drug review process 0 None
2010-05-29 FDA warns consumers not to purchase or use Arrow Brand Medicated Oil & Embrocation 0 5
2010-05-29 NSF International tests, certifies nutritional supplements to prevent unacceptable contaminants 0 None
2010-05-29 Teva invests £37 million to expand Ontario production plant 0 None
2010-05-29 Researchers assess effects of statins on tendon rupture 0 None
2010-05-29 Research to understand potential role of sexual lubricants in HIV transmission 0 None
2010-05-29 HUYA Bioscience International forms strategic partnership with School of Chinese Materia Medica of BUCM 0 None
2010-05-29 Sunitinib not effective in patients with papillary RCC: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-29 Shire receives Paragraph IV Notice Letter from Zydus over filing of ANDA for generic LIALDA 0 None
2010-05-29 FDA may seek criminal penalties against J & J for faulty recall of children's Tylenol, other medicines 0 None
2010-05-29 Today's Opinions: Never-events, Medicare 'propaganda' and drug copays 0 None
2010-05-28 Previous recommendations on H1N1 pandemic influenza vaccine still stand: SAGE 0 None
2010-05-28 Study shows infants fed Enfamil LIPIL experience improved immune outcomes 0 None
2010-05-28 Advanced Life Sciences expands partnership with U.S. Government to assess Restanza against STI's 0 None
2010-05-28 Researchers see plectasin as promising lead compound for new antibiotics 0 None
2010-05-28 Wall Street Journal examines GSK's open-source development for drug discovery plan 0 None
2010-05-28 New treatment benefits patients with advanced liver disease due to HCV infection: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-28 Amgen announces European approval of Prolia 0 5
2010-05-28 MSF report warns of effects of international donor 'backtracking' in global fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2010-05-28 Researchers study safety and immunogenicity of two H1N1 vaccines in UK children 0 None
2010-05-28 CDP-choline may block skull and brain damage that result from alcohol consumption early in pregnancy 0 None
2010-05-28 ART associated with reduced risk of HIV transmission to sexual partners, study shows 0 None
2010-05-28 CSL Behring granted authorization to market Berinert for HAE in Italy and Luxembourg 0 None
2010-05-28 PCA-Rx represents next generation of chelation technology for ASD patients 0 None
2010-05-28 Uroplasty reports strong sales growth for Macroplastique in fourth-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-28 NICE denies availability of Sorafenib liver cancer drug on NHS 0 None
2010-05-28 Corvalen M introduced for treatment of fibromyalgia symptoms 0 3.4
2010-05-27 Welch Allyn climbs to #35 rank in "The Best Companies to Work For" in Mexico list 0 None
2010-05-27 US District Court dismisses all claims and counterclaims in thalidomide patent cases 0 None
2010-05-27 BDSI partners with Kunwha to develop and commercialize BEMA Fentanyl in Republic of Korea 0 None
2010-05-27 Prohibiting cap messages will increase medication errors: Survey 0 1
2010-05-27 Dosage of statin drugs given to patients with heart disease should be monitored: Study 0 None
2010-05-27 Use of bisphosphonates associated with risk of developing BON after dental surgery: Study 0 None
2010-05-27 Shark cartilage extract shows no benefit for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer 0 None
2010-05-27 HZI researchers develop new method to produce insulin for treatment of diabetes 0 None
2010-05-27 Patients with transformed lymphoma show positive response to lenalidomide: Research 0 None
2010-05-27 Naturxan expands production and distribution capabilities to provide worldwide availability of Aquasta 0 None
2010-05-27 Montana and other states struggle to contain medical marijuana boom, related violence 0 None
2010-05-27 FDA advises consumers, health care professionals about Xenical, Alli 0 None
2010-05-27 Nottingham scientists given green light to test new vaccine for malignant melanoma 0 5
2010-05-27 Health Canada approves Victoza for treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes 5 5
2010-05-27 GSK Consumer Healthcare announces update of alli product label 0 None
2010-05-27 Study assesses possible links between pain medications and recurrent breast cancer risk 0 3
2010-05-27 Restanza shows greater efficacy against species of Plasmodium that cause malaria 0 5
2010-05-27 FDA accepts Horizon Pharma's DUEXA NDA for review 0 None
2010-05-26 Important milestone in development of ORMD-0801 published in DOM journal 0 4.1
2010-05-26 Lymphoma Foundation Canada applauds Ontario government's decision to publicly fund Rituxan for CLL 0 None
2010-05-26 EMEND indication helps women prevent CINV 0 None
2010-05-26 Perrigo acquires rights to ANDA for HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets Bowel Prep Kit 0 None
2010-05-26 FDA approves Mylan's ANDA for Valacyclovir Hydrochloride Tablets 0 None
2010-05-26 A step closer to a universal influenza virus vaccine 0 None
2010-05-26 IMC announces "Commitment to Compliance" initiative in response to FDA's "Bad Ad Program" 0 None
2010-05-26 Report: 235 new medicines in development to treat diabetes 0 None
2010-05-26 Lyophilized heparin demonstrates better ability to preserve cord blood stem cells than CPD: Study 0 None
2010-05-26 Ambrotose AO capsules raise antioxidant protection in serum ORAC in healthy adults: Study 0 None
2010-05-26 Antiviral treatment, SVR prevent esophageal varices in patients with HCV-induced cirrhosis 0 None
2010-05-26 POZEN receives milestone payment from AstraZeneca for FDA approval of VIMOVO 0 1
2010-05-26 Cobalis submits Form of Order with US Bankruptcy Court 0 None
2010-05-26 Positive results from 3 year follow-up of BPH patients treated with NX-1207 in Study NX02-0016 0 None
2010-05-26 Researchers present more findings for microbicides, prep at M2010 conference 0 None
2010-05-26 Shire announces study results of Vyvanse Capsules CII for treatment of ADHD in adolescents 0 None
2010-05-26 Academic researchers say tour yielded 23 percent increase in patients who got best, cheapest drugs 0 None
2010-05-26 FDA warns on possible fracture risk with proton pump inhibitors use 0 None
2010-05-26 Experts warn increasing IDUs in eastern, southern Africa could threaten HIV/AIDS fight 0 None
2010-05-26 Lumizyme receives FDA approval for patients with late-onset Pompe disease 0 None
2010-05-26 Researchers examine association between use of antibiotics and outcomes among patients with COPD 0 None
2010-05-26 Genzyme's suit stays final FDA approval of Watson's generic Renvela ANDA 0 None
2010-05-25 Mylan Pharmaceuticals introduces Temazepam Capsules USP, 7.5 mg 0 None
2010-05-25 Genzyme's Lumizyme for Pompe disease receives FDA marketing approval 0 None
2010-05-25 HHS 'special mailing' on health law's immediate Medicare benefits sparks GOP grumbles 0 None
2010-05-25 FDA grants priority review for Alkermes' VIVITROL sNDA for opioid dependence 0 None
2010-05-25 Consumer Reports Health rates four spray-on sunscreens 0 None
2010-05-25 USPTO issues composition of matter patent for Transave's ARIKACE 0 None
2010-05-25 Vical receives $4.0M grant to support development of novel vaccine for CMV infection 0 None
2010-05-25 Folate supplementation thwarts heart birth defects induced by alcohol exposure in early pregnancy 0 None
2010-05-25 Genzyme signs consent decree of permanent injunction, agrees to disgorgement 0 None
2010-05-25 Anti-aging supplements may prevent decline in physical function: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-25 Biogen Idec to join global MS community to commemorate the second annual World MS Day 0 None
2010-05-25 ADDF provides $248,000 grant to ALSP to allow its lead drug candidate towards clinical trials 0 None
2010-05-25 Bayer's Adalat XL product and Mylan's nifedipine extended release 60 mg not bioequivalent: Study 0 None
2010-05-25 Experts to discuss problem of drug production and trafficking in Afghanistan 0 None
2010-05-25 Genzyme finalizes terms for consent decree regarding Allston manufacturing plant 0 None
2010-05-25 Combination therapy improves patients with depression symptoms: Study 0 None
2010-05-25 FDA approves Watson Pharmaceuticals' generic version of VALTREX tablets 0 None
2010-05-25 Elite Pharmaceuticals acquires hydromorphone hydrochloride tablets from Mikah Pharma 0 None
2010-05-25 Beta-blocker medications provide new hope for patients with COPD: Study 0 None
2010-05-24 Repligen's RG2833 granted orphan drug designation for treatment of Friedreich's ataxia 0 5
2010-05-24 Thymosin beta 4 reduces brain tissue damage, improves brain function in rats: Research paper 0 None
2010-05-24 Salix Pharmaceuticals announces availability of Xifaxan tablets for reducing risk of overt HE recurrence 0 None
2010-05-24 Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical pleads guilty for promoting epilepsy drug Topamax for psychiatric use 0 None
2010-05-24 Filing of Clinical Data's NDA for vilazodone accepted for FDA review 0 None
2010-05-24 NCC receives $25,000 grant award from Hospira Foundation to support pharmaceutical relief program 0 None
2010-05-24 New findings on INTUNIV Extended Release Tablets presented at major psychiatric meeting 0 None
2010-05-24 New therapies can turn cancer into chronic disease 0 None
2010-05-24 Research on new types of anti-HIV drugs presented at International Microbicides Conference 0 None
2010-05-21 Researchers test NicVAX vaccine to help people quit smoking, avoid relapses 0 5
2010-05-21 Updates on Micromet's BiTE antibody development programs to be made at two medical conferences 0 None
2010-05-21 Dr. Reddy's Laboratories launches tacrolimus capsules in the US market 0 None
2010-05-21 announces expansion of operations in North Carolina 0 None
2010-05-21 IGF1 drug improves nerve cell communication in PMS mouse model 0 None
2010-05-21 Common misconceptions about general anesthesia 0 None
2010-05-21 Influenza antiviral drugs not hoarded during recent H1N1 flu season, says Prime Therapeutics 0 5
2010-05-21 New data highlighting Pfizer's approach to cancer drug development to be presented at ASCO meeting 0 None
2010-05-21 Sorrento Therapeutics receives STTR grant to develop antibody therapeutics to combat MRSA 0 None
2010-05-21 Genentech to present new data for targeted cancer medicines at 46th ASCO 0 None
2010-05-21 Americans divided over nation’s drug approval process 0 None
2010-05-21 VIA-2291 can reduce inflammation in patients with atherosclerosis: Study 0 None
2010-05-21 Salix announces additional intellectual property protection for rifaximin in treatment of IBS 0 None
2010-05-21 Abbott to acquire Piramal's Healthcare Solutions business 0 None
2010-05-21 British Columbia first in Canada to include Prevnar 13 in routine child immunization program 0 None
2010-05-21 Dementia patients treated with neuroleptic drugs instead of anti-dementia medication: Study 0 None
2010-05-21 Medco: Big jump in kids' prescription drug use last year 0 None
2010-05-21 EpiCept launches Ceplene in Germany 0 None
2010-05-21 WHA addresses counterfeit medicines 0 None
2010-05-20 Research and movement in future towards universal influenza virus vaccine 0 None
2010-05-20 New study uses NMR in drug design 0 None
2010-05-20 Grifols reaches agreement with Pharmalink to acquire PPS drug development project 0 None
2010-05-20 New IRMA report outlines the growing field of rectal microbicide R&D 0 None
2010-05-20 Drug trend for children increased 10.8% in 2009 across America 0 None
2010-05-20 Seniors, low-income earners more likely to be long-term users of benzodiazepines: Study 0 None
2010-05-20 Saint Louis University conducts research to find safe, effective vaccination for dengue 0 None
2010-05-20 Scientists present data on denufosol tetrasodium for CF at ATS 2010 International Conference 0 None
2010-05-20 Apotex launches generic Lipitor 0 4.5
2010-05-20 World Health Assembly news 0 None
2010-05-20 New study shows preoperative statin therapy protects patients undergoing elective AAA repair 0 None
2010-05-20 Cobalt Pharmaceuticals receives Notice of Compliance from Health Canada to market Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets 0 None
2010-05-20 FDA approves ZYMAXID ophthalmic solution for treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis 0 None
2010-05-19 USPTO issues Soligenix patent for use of beclomethasone dipropionate in treatment of IBS 0 None
2010-05-19 Long-term smoking cessation success possible with treatment philosophy and individualized information 0 None
2010-05-19 Use of life-ending drugs without explicit patient request occurs in hospital, among elderly patients 0 None
2010-05-19 Study presents new technique that makes drug testing possible through exhaled air 0 None
2010-05-19 Vaccinations recommended for adults 0 None
2010-05-19 Experts accelerate discovery and development of new TB drugs: Lancet article 0 None
2010-05-19 Studies suggest potent therapeutic effects of rufinamide in bipolar disorder, depressive and anxiety disorders 0 None
2010-05-19 Opinions: Gender-based violence and HIV; AIDS vaccine; Global NTDs; Responses to NYT HIV/AIDS articles 0 None
2010-05-19 BMJ News examines how drug resistance, access undermine malaria fight in Uganda, Cambodia 0 None
2010-05-19 NAC therapy shows promise for patients with mild IPF 0 None
2010-05-19 AARP: Cost of brand name drugs rose 9.7% last year 0 None
2010-05-18 Report released on pharmaceutical mail-back pilot program funded by EPA 0 None
2010-05-18 Senesco to present preclinical data of SNS-01 at ASGCT Annual Meeting 0 5
2010-05-18 Immunetics receives $2.8M contract as part of NHLBI's REDS-II project 0 None
2010-05-18 FDA grants orphan drug designation to pralatrexate for treatment of advanced TCC of urinary bladder 0 None
2010-05-18 Columbia Laboratories renews license and supply agreement with Merck Serono 0 None
2010-05-18 KemPharm enters Supply Agreement with Johnson Matthey for KP201 hydrocodone prodrug for acute pain 0 None
2010-05-18 Vect-Horus accentuates its leadership in delivering drugs to the central nervous system 1 4
2010-05-18 Vidazorb Belly Boost probiotic supplement relieves children from eczema 0 None
2010-05-18 Immunizations Across the Lifespan campaign launched to educate adults on current vaccinations 0 None
2010-05-18 Combination therapy proves to be effective treatment for lethal form of leukemia: Research 0 None
2010-05-18 Article demonstrates single agent activity of KRX-0401 in neuroblastoma tumor preclinical models 0 None
2010-05-18 Teva agrees to settle patent litigation regarding generic version of AstraZeneca's Entocort EC capsules 0 None
2010-05-18 Pfizer, Washington University announce indications discovery collaboration 0 None
2010-05-18 AbstralTM continues strong growth of over 40% in first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-18 University of Leeds researchers identify natural defence mechanism against heart disease 0 None
2010-05-18 FDA accepts for filing Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals' cysteamine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution NDA 0 None
2010-05-18 Final data from Open-Label studies of Cinryze in patients with HAE now available 0 None
2010-05-18 Sagent Pharmaceuticals recalls metronidazole injection 0 None
2010-05-18 MorphoSys AG (DE) - AbD Serotec enters new growth area 0 None
2010-05-18 FDA issues complete response letter for roflumilast NDA 0 None
2010-05-17 FDA approves ROXRO PHARMA's SPRIX Nasal Spray 0 1
2010-05-17 Halozyme announces voluntary HYLENEX product recall 0 None
2010-05-17 NanoViricides signs Research Agreement with UCSF for testing anti-HIV drug candidates 0 None
2010-05-17 Aeterna Zentaris' AEZS-108 receives orphan medicinal product designation for ovarian cancer in Europe 0 None
2010-05-17 Polypill to be tested in new heart disease trial 1 None
2010-05-17 Halozyme Therapeutics announces delivery of notice of breach to Baxter Healthcare 0 None
2010-05-17 Statins may play role in lowering risk of clot-related diseases: Study 0 None
2010-05-17 Long-term, regular use of vitamin E in women may help decrease risk of COPD: Study 0 None
2010-05-15 Amended class action complaint against Pfizer 0 None
2010-05-15 Protox announces positive top-line results from the TRIUMPH study in first quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-15 Biovest International announces filing of proposed Plan of Reorganization 0 None
2010-05-15 Intellipharmaceutics announces dismissal of patent litigation settlement on Focalin XR drug 0 5
2010-05-15 Dyadic International reports $1.1 million net loss for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-15 Small anti-abortion advocacy group flexes muscle in midterm elections 1 None
2010-05-15 Lotus Pharmaceuticals first-quarter net income up 38% 0 None
2010-05-15 Amgen submits BLA for denosumab subcutaneous RANK Ligand inhibitor 0 None
2010-05-15 U.S. healthcare practitioners can resume use of Rotarix, says FDA 0 None
2010-05-15 FDA assigns Cadence Pharmaceuticals' OFIRMEV NDA new PDUFA action date 0 5
2010-05-15 FDA grants tentative approval for Teva's Cinacalcet HCl Tablets ANDA 0 None
2010-05-14 CSL Behring donates life-saving medicines to assist earthquake victims in Haiti 0 None
2010-05-14 BioSante Pharmaceuticals first-quarter net loss increases to $10.5 million 0 None
2010-05-14 Hana Biosciences reports $5.5 million net loss for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-14 FDA grants tentative approval for Impax Laboratories' generic Opana ER 0 1
2010-05-14 Revolutionary technology to protect skin stem cells and combat chronological aging 0 None
2010-05-14 Multivitamin and mineral supplements improve mood, mental performance in healthy males: Study 0 None
2010-05-14 NanoViricides signs research and development agreement with Dr. Ken S. Rosenthal's laboratory 0 None
2010-05-14 BioTrends reports increase in usage of Actemra for RA 0 None
2010-05-14 Off-label use of AAs among elderly associated with increased risk of diabetes: Study 0 None
2010-05-14 EPA continues to validate ToxCast screening tool by testing more than 100 drugs 0 None
2010-05-14 India, Brazil launch trade dispute against EU, Netherlands over seizures of generic drugs 0 None
2010-05-14 Opexa Therapeutics reports lower net loss of $1.4M for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-14 Novel vaccines for deadly diseases to be presented at AAPS' NBC 0 None
2010-05-14 International study to test effectiveness of celecoxib in preventing growth of precancerous polyps 0 None
2010-05-14 Rotavirus vaccination associated with decline in U.S. hospitalization rates for acute gastroenteritis: Study 0 None
2010-05-14 Report of 2009 H1N1 influenza VLP vaccine published online 0 None
2010-05-14 Immunosuppressive drug sirolimus improves kidney health of patients with ADPKD: Study 0 None
2010-05-13 ARYx Therapeutics decreases first-quarter net loss to $6.4 million 0 None
2010-05-13 Repligen files IND for Phase 1 study of RG2833 selective HDAC-3 inhibitor for Friedreich's ataxia 1 5
2010-05-13 Gene-Eden may be effective in reducing Hepatitis C viral load in people infected with virus: Review 0 None
2010-05-13 Data on Qnexa to be presented at World Congress on CODHy in Prague 0 3
2010-05-13 Researchers provide better understanding of anti-cell death proteins and potential antagonist to defeat them 0 None
2010-05-13 Genetic Immunity formulates first topically administered nanomedicine therapeutic vaccine for HIV/AIDS 0 None
2010-05-13 Graymark Healthcare first-quarter consolidated net revenues increase 7% to $27.6 million 0 None
2010-05-13 Aeterna Zentaris posts net loss of $5.9 million for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-13 Research article focuses on how IECs respond to probiotic strain B. lactis HN019 0 None
2010-05-13 ACHN reports net loss of $5.6M for first-quarter 2010: 0 None
2010-05-13 Celera to present on AIDS pandemic, AZT drugs at Computational Molecular Biology Symposium 0 None
2010-05-13 FDA Advisory Committee planned to review Lux Biosciences' NDA for voclosporin 0 None
2010-05-13 Additional benefits of LAIAs over long-acting human insulin not been proven 0 None
2010-05-13 AlphaRx continues to develop Indaflex for the Chinese market 0 None
2010-05-13 Advances in vaccine delivery and efficacy discussed at National Immunization Conference 0 4
2010-05-13 Sex can affect frequency and severity of adverse effects of vaccination 0 None
2010-05-13 FDA warns of side effects from swallowing Benadryl Extra Strength Itch Stopping Gel 0 None
2010-05-13 AHF targets BMS over pricing and policies for its HIV/AIDS drug 0 None
2010-05-13 FDA should apply equal rigor in assessing food claims and drug approvals, says new report 0 None
2010-05-13 Prescription drug instructions often lost in translation 0 None
2010-05-13 Scientists discover link between offspring lung function and maternal vitamin A supplementation 0 None
2010-05-13 Pfizer to acquire terguride from Ergonex Pharma GmbH for treatment of PAH 0 5
2010-05-13 pSivida reports consolidated net loss of $2.7 million for third-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-13 FDA urges doctors to police drug ads 0 None
2010-05-13 FDA approves Sagent's bacitracin for pneumonia and empyema 0 None
2010-05-12 Avexa halts HIV drug trials 0 None
2010-05-12 NovaBay first-quarter net loss increases to $1.6 million 0 None
2010-05-12 Bioniche third-quarter consolidated revenues increase 111% to $15.6 million 0 5
2010-05-12 releases investment report featuring Hemispherx Biopharma 0 None
2010-05-12 Meda acquires European rights to new imiquimod formulation for AK from Graceway Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2010-05-12 Daily dose of iron reduces breath-holding spells in children by 90%: Studies 0 None
2010-05-12 Angiogenesis inhibitors safe for cancer patients despite hypertension risk: Panel 0 None
2010-05-12 Study shows high-dose vitamin D therapy may increase risk of fracture in elderly women 0 None
2010-05-12 FDA Dermatology and Ophthalmology Drugs Advisory Committee to review Lux Biosciences’ Luveniq NDA 0 None
2010-05-12 Group worries about proposals to allow drug marketing on social media websites 0 None
2010-05-12 Anti-inflammatory drugs help block kidney destruction that occurs with hypertension: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-12 Vaccination of infants with Rotarix reduces rate of rotavirus infection: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-12 Study confirms Resveratrol's impact on cognitive processes of the brain 0 None
2010-05-12 FDA approves delivery of Cefepime in B. Braun's DUPLEX System 0 None
2010-05-12 Australian TGA approves Acetadote for treatment of paracetamol poisoning 0 None
2010-05-11 Abbott licenses 24 pharmaceutical products from Zydus Cadila 0 None
2010-05-11 Napp introduces new alcohol-free hand sanitizer 0 None
2010-05-11 DUSA Pharmaceuticals first-quarter total product revenues up 22% 0 None
2010-05-11 JHP Pharmaceuticals completes successful GMP/Pre Approval Audit by FDA CDER 0 None
2010-05-11 Scancell signs worldwide licensing agreement with NIH for TRP-2 and gp100 melanoma antigens 0 None
2010-05-11 USP panel recommends to establish universal standards for prescription medication labels 0 5
2010-05-11 Intercell reports EUR 4.8m revenue, EUR 14.7m net loss for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-11 SNP biomarker could reduce guesswork associated with prescribing drugs 0 None
2010-05-11 Unigene first-quarter revenue decreases to $2.5 million 0 None
2010-05-11 Sucampo reports $0.3M net loss, $14.8M total revenue for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-11 Study: Omega-3 fatty acids can help mitigate bone loss 0 None
2010-05-11 IOF: Vitamin D can prevent falls and fractures in older adults 0 4
2010-05-11 Experts try to fix problem of millions who don't adhere to prescriptions 0 None
2010-05-11 Folic acid supplement may improve blood flow in young amenorrheic runners 0 None
2010-05-11 Merck, Glenmark settle ZETIA patent litigation 0 None
2010-05-10 Jubilant Organosys reports 17.7% increase in fourth-quarter consolidated revenue 0 4
2010-05-10 BIOTX introduces Estrofil menopause supplements in North America 0 None
2010-05-10 CVS calls on FDA to suspend use of contaminated rotavirus vaccines 0 None
2010-05-10 Eisai enters Canadian pharmaceutical market 0 None
2010-05-10 Health Canada approves BDSI's NDS for ONSOLIS 0 None
2010-05-10 Watson Pharmaceuticals first-quarter net revenue up 28% to $856.5M 0 None
2010-05-10 Healing Arts Cooperative Medical Marijuana to open new location in San Diego 0 None
2010-05-10 FDA approves Cipher's CIP-TRAMADOL ER for chronic pain 0 None
2010-05-10 American Oriental Bioengineering first-quarter revenue increases 16.7% to $53.7 million 0 None
2010-05-10 Drug study results, interpretation favour wishes of sponsor pharmaceutical companies 0 None
2010-05-10 Forest, Nycomed to present data from six roflumilast posters at ATS International Conference 0 None
2010-05-10 Takeda enters co-promotion agreement with Janssen Pharma for VELCADE 0 None
2010-05-10 GSK participates in FDA advisory committee's rotavirus vaccine meeting 0 None
2010-05-10 Evotec and Genentech sign drug discovery deal 0 None
2010-05-10 Steroids can raise cardiovascular risks in post-transplant patients 0 None
2010-05-10 Scientists develop dry, inhalable measles vaccine, will begin testing in India this summer 0 None
2010-05-10 Study: PDE5 inhibitors may increase permeability of blood brain barrier to Herceptin 0 None
2010-05-10 Watson Pharmaceuticals reaches patent litigation settlement with Teva Women's Health 0 2
2010-05-10 House committee to investigate Johnson & Johnson after kids' Tylenol recall 0 None
2010-05-10 Swedish scientists discover a new method to develop effective antimalarial drugs 0 None
2010-05-07 Data comparing NUCYNTA to oxycodone IR for osteoarthritis pain presented at 29th APS 0 None
2010-05-07 Arena Pharmaceuticals reports lower net loss of $31.3 million in first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-07 NPWH launches ETIQ campaign to improve access to information about menopause, estrogen therapy 0 None
2010-05-07 BioSpecifics Technologies total revenues for first-quarter increase to $2.7M 0 None
2010-05-07 New changes to 'Extra Help' program enables more people save on prescription drug costs 0 None
2010-05-07 Investment report on Keryx Biopharmaceutical from 0 None
2010-05-07 Town hall meeting to address negative health, societal consequences of methamphetamine abuse 0 None
2010-05-07 Intellipharmaceutics generic Effexor XR ANDA accepted for filing by the FDA 0 None
2010-05-07 ADDF awards $210,300 to Amicus Therapeutics to evaluate PCs for treating Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2010-05-07 Meda acquires exclusive rights for use of flupirtine to treat fibromyalgia from Adeona Pharmaceuticals 0 1.3
2010-05-07 Progestins increase chances of cancer metastasizing: Study 0 None
2010-05-07 Merrion Pharmaceuticals increases patent protection for Orazol 0 None
2010-05-07 Judge's ruling gives 'wide latitude' to plaintiffs' in lawsuits against Omniscan imaging drug 0 None
2010-05-07 Natazia tablets receive FDA approval for prevention of pregnancy 0 None
2010-05-07 The Forum calls upon pharma suppliers, distributors, pharmacies to stop distribution of unapproved drugs 0 None
2010-05-07 Sun Pharmaceutical subsidiary granted USFDA approval for generic Namenda tablets 0 None
2010-05-07 DMPA injectible contraceptive associated with increased risk of bone fracture 0 None
2010-05-07 FDA approves new oral contraceptive Natazia 0 None
2010-05-06 Abraxis Bioscience first-quarter ABRAXANE revenue increases to $87.9 million 0 None
2010-05-06 SCOLR Pharma grants RedHill worldwide rights to market and sell CDT-based ondansetron 0 None
2010-05-06 FDA assigns BYDUREON new PDUFA action date of October 22, 2010 0 None
2010-05-06 Columbia Laboratories reports 34% increase in net revenues from U.S. sales of progesterone products 0 None
2010-05-06 Aeterna Zentaris granted FDA orphan-drug designation for AEZS-108 in ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-05-06 CombinatoRx reports $41.3M total revenue for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-06 Scientists catch new mediators to develop novel treatments for diseases linked to inflammatory processes 0 None
2010-05-06 OSIR reports net income of $15.7M for fourth-quarter 2009 compared to net loss of $7.8M in 2008: 0 None
2010-05-06 New research to improve effectiveness of nicotine vaccination for cigarette smokers 0 None
2010-05-06 Prescription drug may have new use in boosting effectiveness of vaccines for bacterial, viral diseases 0 None
2010-05-06 Labopharm's first-quarter fiscal 2010 revenues from product sales decrease $0.4M to $3.2M 0 None
2010-05-06 Colonoscopy preparation drugs administered same day as procedure equally effective: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-06 Cohera Medical reports top-line results from Tissuglu clinical trial 0 None
2010-05-06 Pharmasset reports net loss of $16.1 million for fiscal second-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-06 GENFIT announces milestone as compound developed in partnership enters the clinic 0 None
2010-05-06 EpiCept provides update on corporate strategy, reports net loss of $4.5M for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-06 Increase in antibiotic resistance found in soil microbes 0 None
2010-05-06 New York federal court jury favors Merck in Maley FOSAMAX case 0 None
2010-05-06 Investigations on Tylenol recall from House Committee 0 None
2010-05-06 New combination eye drops effective in treating bacterial keratitis 0 3
2010-05-06 Savient Pharmaceuticals' total revenues reach $1.1M in first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-06 Watson Laboratories files raloxifene hydrochloride tablet ANDA 0 3
2010-05-06 BioScrip, form strategic partnership 0 None
2010-05-06 Allos Therapeutics reports net loss of $20.5 million for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-06 FDA approves Provenge for treating men with advanced prostate cancer 0 None
2010-05-05 New breakthrough: Seaweed for treatment of swine flu 0 5
2010-05-05 CPEX Pharmaceuticals reports record quarterly royalty revenues from Testim sales 0 None
2010-05-05 Aradigm receives FDA IND approval for inhaled liposomal ciprofloxacin 0 None
2010-05-05 New data on Surfaxin LS presented at 2010 PAS Annual Meeting 0 None
2010-05-05 AMRI first-quarter total revenue down 9% to $49.3 million 0 None
2010-05-05 Mylan-Nifedipine Extended Release tablets launched in Canada 0 None
2010-05-05 Older men who receive pneumococcal vaccine not less likely to have heart attack, stroke: JAMA 0 None
2010-05-05 Merck acquires development, commercialization rights of ridaforolimus 0 None
2010-05-05 ARIAD restructures collaboration with Merck for ridaforolimus mTOR inhibitor 0 None
2010-05-05 Archivel Farma to start phase II clinical trials of RUTI vaccine for Latent Tuberculosis 0 None
2010-05-05 FDA's call for further review of pirfenidone disappointing for Pulmonary Fibrosis patients, says CPF 0 None
2010-05-05 New treatments for intestinal failure, other intestinal absorption disorders 0 None
2010-05-05 Targeted antibiotics provide safe, long-lasting improvement for IBS patients, says study 0 None
2010-05-05 Azithromycin does not improve lung function in children with cystic fibrosis 0 None
2010-05-05 ZEGERID OTC capsules offer more rapid acid reduction than Prevacid- 24HR delayed-release capsules 1 None
2010-05-05 Non-compliance, NSAIDs use inhibit clinical benefit of aspirin 0 None
2010-05-05 Medication used to treat heart arrhythmias also reduces myotonic dystrophy: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-05 Increase in spending for AIDS drugs validates price cuts offered to ADAPs 0 None
2010-05-05 Osiris Therapeutics' Prochymal granted FDA Orphan Drug Designation 0 None
2010-05-04 Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement planned by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia 0 None
2010-05-04 Derma Sciences adds XTRASORB Foam dressing to advanced wound care product portfolio 0 None
2010-05-04 Widespread support for a full flu vaccine side effects enquiry 0 2
2010-05-04 Roche announces Health Canada approval for ACTEMRA to treat RA 0 None
2010-05-04 Generic Flomax launch drives Impax Laboratories first-quarter total revenue to $323.3 million 0 None
2010-05-04 Par Pharmaceutical reports total revenues of $291.9 million for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-04 Clinical development of RG7128 is on track: Pharmasset 0 None
2010-05-04 Mylan Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for Bupropion HCl ER Tablets 0 None
2010-05-04 Merck reports non-GAAP EPS of $0.83 for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-04 Vanda reports total revenue of $12.4 million for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-04 HGH improves athletic performance: Study 0 None
2010-05-04 Research makes progress in ending guesswork involved in prescribing effective ADHD medications 0 None
2010-05-04 LA BioMed receives $1.5M in grant to study contraceptive for men 0 None
2010-05-04 Algal DHA improves memory function in healthy aging adults: MIDAS 0 None
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2010-05-04 tPA drug effective in treating stroke symptoms 1 None
2010-05-04 Conservative therapies need to be recommended over routine use of OTC cough/cold products in children 0 None
2010-05-04 ZENPEP CF Cycle for Life to be launched to support research and cure for cystic fibrosis 0 2
2010-05-04 Teva reports 31% increase in non-GAAP net income for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-04 Informative session on TP-drug interactions 0 None
2010-05-04 Despite FDA black box warning, prescription of Reglan for premature infants continue 0 5
2010-05-04 EpiCept's first Ceplene commercial shipment to the EU triggers $2M milestone payment from Meda 0 None
2010-05-04 Statins may improve longevity of hip replacement surgery 0 None
2010-05-04 Par Pharmaceutical signs exclusive licensing agreement with Glenmark to market ezetimibe in the U.S. 0 None
2010-05-04 Sepracor issued FDA Complete Response Letter for STEDESA NDA 0 None
2010-05-04 Fate of the unused swine flu vaccines 0 None
2010-05-03 Boost for biologics manufacturing in Australia 0 None
2010-05-03 Health care practitioners call for national database to crack down on prescription drug abuse 0 None
2010-05-03 Today's Opinions and Editorials: The end of insurance rescissions, lessons from the health care rollout and the deficit panel's tough decisions 0 None
2010-05-03 ImmunoCellular Therapeutics seeks FDA orphan drug status for ICT-107 dendritic-cell based vaccine for GBM 0 5
2010-05-03 FDA approves Abbott's CREON sNDA including dosing guidance for treating EPI due to CP, pancreatectomy 0 1
2010-05-03 Investment report on Spectrum Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2010-05-03 TGRD presents positive results from Phase 3 studies of azilsartan medoxomil for lowering SBP at 25th ASH 0 None
2010-05-03 Researchers discuss challenges to improve vaccine coverage for American children 0 None
2010-05-03 Inspire Pharmaceuticals reports net loss of $14.8M for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-03 Belatacept preserves kidney function in transplant recipients better than cyclosporine, says study 0 3
2010-05-03 Extended hepatitis C treatment increases sustained virological response after liver transplant 0 None
2010-05-03 McNeil Consumer Healthcare implements voluntary recall of infant and children's liquid products 0 None
2010-05-03 Pfizer to maintain top spot in prescription sales through mergers and acquisitions 0 None
2010-05-03 Triple combination therapy with OM, AML, HCTZ more effective at lowering blood pressure 0 None
2010-05-03 DSM Biologics partners with Australian Governments to build cGMP mammalian CMO 0 None
2010-05-03 Celgene seeks court declaration over claims of romidepsin injection usage for T-cell lymphomas 0 None
2010-05-03 Promising results from combination therapy of pemetrexed concurrent with radiation in lung cancer 0 None
2010-05-03 AVANIR Pharmaceuticals announces filing of Complete Response to FDA Approvable Letter for Zenvia 0 None
2010-05-03 Taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy safe for mother, baby: Study 0 None
2010-05-03 Watson Pharmaceuticals sued in connection with filing ANDA for generic equivalent of Trilipix 0 None
2010-05-03 Nearly 85% of adolescents at risk of overdosing on acetaminophen: Study 0 None
2010-05-03 FDA oks 'vaccine' to treat prostate cancer 0 None
2010-05-03 Probiotic supplementation helps ELBW infants gain weight: Study 0 None
2010-05-03 Eating more olive oil could help prevent ulcerative colitis: UEA study 0 5
2010-05-03 Preclinical safety data reports Natural S-equol has little effect on 2 reproductive hormones 0 5
2010-05-03 Vita Breath may contain hazardous levels of lead, warns FDA 0 None
2010-05-03 SGB procedure holds potential promise for PTSD treatment 0 5
2010-05-03 FDA issues complete response letter for Bristol-Myers Squibb's belatacept 0 None
2010-05-03 DHA supplements during lactation increases DHA status in preterm infants 0 None
2010-05-03 VIMOVO delayed-release tablets receive FDA approval 0 None
2010-05-03 Vitamin E effective in treating NASH: Study 0 None
2010-05-02 Codeine containing preparations lose their OTC status 0 None
2010-05-02 Seasonal flu vaccine ups the risk of getting H1N1 flu 0 None


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