Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - August 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-08-31 Unpleasant short term side-effects of sunburn dont put off sun-seeking Brits 1 None
2010-08-31 pSivida announces FDA Priority Review status for Iluvien NDA 0 None
2010-08-31 Stromedix's STX-100 receives orphan drug status from FDA for treatment of IPF 0 None
2010-08-31 Halozyme identifies strategy to reintroduce HYLENEX 0 None
2010-08-31 Naurex announces GLYX-13 molecule recognized in “Top 10 to Watch" list for depression treatment 0 None
2010-08-31 TearLab and AMO Canada enter cooperative marketing agreement 0 None
2010-08-31 Nutritional recommendations for management of sarcopenia published 0 None
2010-08-31 EDIMS licenses First DataBank's National Drug Data File Plus database 0 None
2010-08-31 Bionovo receives positive guidance for Menerba drug candidate 0 None
2010-08-31 SCOLR Pharma signs sales support agreement with Emerson Group 0 5
2010-08-31 Ralphs Grocery Company to offer seasonal flu vaccine at $25 0 None
2010-08-31 Using clopidogrel, PPIs increases cardiac damage risk: Study 0 5
2010-08-31 BARDA awards $27 million contract to Achaogen for antibiotic development 0 None
2010-08-31 Over use of decongestants by women leads to preterm birth delivery: Study 0 None
2010-08-31 Salix Pharmaceuticals to settle patent litigation of Novel's generic version of MOVIPREP 0 None
2010-08-31 Roche's MabThera continues to dwarf recently launched monoclonal antibodies: Report 0 None
2010-08-31 Achaogen receives contract from BARDA for developing ACHN-490 antibiotic treatment 0 None
2010-08-31 FDA grants Priority Review status to Alimera Sciences' Iluvien for diabetic macular edema 0 None
2010-08-31 FDA extends Prescription Drug User Fee Act date for ezogabine 0 None
2010-08-31 Intendis granted rights to KYTHERA's ATX-101 candidate for minimally-invasive fat reduction outside US, Canada 0 None
2010-08-30 Greater Sacramento Specialty Pharmacy acquired by The Apothecary Shops 0 5
2010-08-30 H. D. Smith becomes primary supplier of pharmaceutical products for NAPPSA pharmacies 0 None
2010-08-30 Cannabis Science seeks entry into European medical cannabis market 0 None
2010-08-30 Perfadex improves survival in lung tranplant patients: Study 0 None
2010-08-30 Nanotherapeutics files NanoDTPA IND for treatment of radiation exposure 0 None
2010-08-30 Eisai receives new action date for FDA priority review of eribulin mesylate NDA for metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2010-08-30 FDA approves additional strengths of SOLODYN for inflammatory lesions treatment 0 None
2010-08-30 Children, teens need good health before the start of new school year, says medical director 0 None
2010-08-30 CAMH welcomes Ontario's narcotics strategy to address inappropriate use of prescription opioids 0 None
2010-08-30 Independent drugstore lobby demands more 'transparency' for PBMs in pharmacy supply chain 0 None
2010-08-30 New research contradicts previous reports on blood-thinner clopidogrel 0 None
2010-08-30 Promising skin cancer drug in the near horizon 0 None
2010-08-30 Misuse of OTC medicines increases risk for children 0 None
2010-08-30 Study reveals impact of genetic make-up on response to oral antiplatelet treatment ticagrelor 0 None
2010-08-30 Study finds common risk factors linked with painkiller addiction 0 None
2010-08-27 Authorities arrest more than 80 people, seize 10 tons of counterfeit meds in E. Africa 0 None
2010-08-27 Montana Gov. seeks cheaper drugs for residents; Legal immigrants may lose health insurace in Mass. 0 None
2010-08-27 New alchemy module allows healthcare providers to verify, comply with state and federal prescription drug regulations 0 None
2010-08-27 FDA approves Novartis' Tekamlo for treatment of high blood pressure 0 None
2010-08-27 Genentech receives FDA Refuse to File letter for accelerated approval of trastuzumab-DM1 BLA 0 None
2010-08-27 Ricerca Biosciences completes purification of an API under cGMP controls 0 None
2010-08-27 Wall Street Journal reports on pharma's growing interest in emerging markets 0 None
2010-08-27 Target offers seasonal flu vaccine at $24 0 5
2010-08-27 Disulfiram drug effective in treating cocaine addiction: Research 0 None
2010-08-27 SYSPRO ERP solution support pharmaceutical manufacturers to new FDA regulation 0 None
2010-08-27 FDA denies accelerated approval of Genentech's trastuzumab-DM1 (T-DM1) BLA for metastatic breast cancer 0 5
2010-08-27 Coalition of organizations request FDA to govern antibiotic usage in food animal production 0 None
2010-08-27 Study finds PCV7 vaccine reduces bacterial pneumonia infection in children 0 None
2010-08-27 NICE suggests bortezomib, thalidomide for multiple myeloma patients 0 None
2010-08-26 Aethlon Medical receives approval for Chronic HCV Infection treatment 0 None
2010-08-26 Amneal Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for Spironolactone HCl tablets 0 None
2010-08-26 Seven year Aspirin for cancer trial 0 None
2010-08-26 AARP Report finds increase in brand-name drug costs outstrips inflation 0 None
2010-08-26 BioTrends Research Group report provides in-depth view of kidney transplantation market 0 None
2010-08-26 Xcellerex, SK Chemicals sign memorandum of understanding to expand vaccine business in Korea 0 5
2010-08-26 Sermo report highlights physician opinions about investigational oral antiplatelet treatment for ACS 0 None
2010-08-26 FDA accepts Sanofi Pasteur's Menactra vaccine sBLA for active immunization of infants and toddlers 0 None
2010-08-26 Momenta Pharmaceuticals provides update on generic Lovenox litigation 0 None
2010-08-26 Affordable Care Act that mandates free preventative services goes into effect in September 0 None
2010-08-26 FDA approves Chelsea Therapeutics' Phase II protocol for CH-4051 antifolate in rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2010-08-26 FDA notification confirms acyclovir Lauriad for oro-facial herpes labialis 0 None
2010-08-26 Giant Eagle installs RxSafe 1800 pharmacy workflow automation system 0 None
2010-08-26 PCMA reports increase in retail prices of popular brand-name drugs 0 None
2010-08-26 Transparency needed in administration of drug benefits by pharmacy benefit managers 0 None
2010-08-26 Henry Ford Health System introduces 'Pill Timer' for medication management 0 None
2010-08-26 Treating metastatic melanoma tumors with specific genetic signature shows promising results 0 None
2010-08-26 Prescription drug abuse soars despite state monitoring programs 0 None
2010-08-26 Europe's pharma sector faces increasing challenges 0 None
2010-08-26 Biogen to publish data on two-step assay for anti-JC virus antibody detection 0 5
2010-08-26 FDA approves brand name VELETRI for Actelion's epoprostenol for injection therapy 0 None
2010-08-25 New syndicated report highlights medical management of noninfectious uveitis 0 None
2010-08-25 Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Procter & Gamble to co-promote Silenor 0 None
2010-08-25 Celgene to enforce REVLIMID intellectual property rights following receipt of Paragraph IV notification letter 0 None
2010-08-25 Perrigo obtains FDA clearance to manufacture infant formula products 0 None
2010-08-25 Shire receives FDA ruling on Pentasa Citizen's Petition 0 None
2010-08-25 Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Allergan sign amended agreement for ophthalmic formulations 0 None
2010-08-25 Warner Chilcott receives FDA response to citizen petition for ASACOL and ASACOL HD products 0 None
2010-08-25 WHO grants prequalification status to pneumococcal vaccine, paving way for U.N. procurement 0 None
2010-08-25 OXIS International to introduce new ergothioneine-based products for joint health and healthy aging 0 None
2010-08-25 Physicians decrease LABA/ICS combination therapy for asthma treatment: Survey 0 None
2010-08-25 Study: No association between first-trimester exposure to antiherpetic antiviral drugs and major birth defects 0 None
2010-08-25 Cedarlane to distribute Pfenex's high value reagent proteins in Canada, U.S. 0 None
2010-08-25 CAS researchers confirm Gleevec’s first generation drug targets chronic myelogenous leukemia 0 None
2010-08-25 Simulations Plus launches Version 7.0 of GastroPlus software for pharmaceutical industry 0 None
2010-08-25 Study finds measurable immunity to pandemic H1N1 virus in Norway population 0 None
2010-08-25 Two diabetes medications increase risk of heart attack, failure: Study 0 None
2010-08-25 Kamada, Baxter enter distribution and manufacturing agreement for Glassia Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Product 0 None
2010-08-25 Researchers identify novel approach to decrease glioblastoma multiforme recurrence 0 5
2010-08-25 SureGene collaborates with Medco Health Solutions to conduct REST study 0 None
2010-08-25 Prollenium enters supply and distribution partnership with Canderm for Ovita HV dermal filler 0 None
2010-08-25 Survey finds women interested in human papillomavirus vaccination 0 None
2010-08-25 FDA grants Fast Track Designation to Celsion's ThermoDox for liver cancer treamtment 0 None
2010-08-25 Advanced Life Sciences seeks government funding for development of Restanza antibiotic 0 None
2010-08-25 BioAlliance Pharma launches Oravig drug in the U.S. market 0 None
2010-08-25 NICE draft guidance rejects cancer drug bevacizumab 0 None
2010-08-24 3SBio and Isotechnika enter strategic agreement for voclosporin in China 0 None
2010-08-24 Aileron Therapeutics, Roche partner to develop, commercialise Stapled Peptide Therapeutics 0 None
2010-08-24 Raptor Pharmaceutical updates on cysteamine bitartrate Phase 3 clinical trial in cystinosis patients 0 None
2010-08-24 Deutsches Ärzteblatt International presents new PRISCUS List 0 None
2010-08-24 Department of Health to hold vaccination drive for whooping cough 0 None
2010-08-24 OSDD program aims to develop new drug for tuberculosis 0 None
2010-08-24 Medivir appoints Daewoong as South Korean distributor for Xerclear 0 None
2010-08-24 Removing corticosteroid regimen after surgery results in better graft survival rates 0 None
2010-08-24 Baxter announces definitive agreement with Kamada for GLASSIA alpha1-proteinase inhibitor 0 None
2010-08-24 AP reports on efforts to monitor authenticity of antimalarials, other drugs in Africa 0 None
2010-08-24 Pfizer's Prevenar 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine receives WHO prequalification 0 None
2010-08-23 Publix Super Markets to introduce flu immunization program 0 None
2010-08-23 Preclinical studies of BIND-014 to be presented at ACS National Meeting 0 None
2010-08-23 Flu vaccine to be available at local pharmacies, doctor's offices 0 None
2010-08-23 Novo Nordisk reaches exclusive agreement to market Vagifem 10 mcg 0 None
2010-08-23 FDA approves Alexion's Rhode Island manufacturing facility as commercial supply source for Soliris 0 None
2010-08-23 Getinge's vascular graft production unit receives warning letter from FDA 0 None
2010-08-23 Researchers find medication for diabetes, smoking cessation 0 None
2010-08-23 Epicept receives refusal to file letter on new drug application 0 None
2010-08-23 New antisense drugs may help treat accidental infections: Study 0 None
2010-08-23 Hospira Japan receives approval for long term use of Precedex IV sedative 0 None
2010-08-22 Hepatitis E vaccine successful in clinical trial: Study 0 None
2010-08-21 Immunization rate increases among teens: NIS report 0 None
2010-08-21 NHS Stop Smoking Services helps 373,954 people to quit smoking during 2009-10 1 None
2010-08-21 US oncology announces its contributions in development of 42 novel cancer therapies 0 None
2010-08-21 WHO calls upon countries to be alert to antimicrobial resistance 0 None
2010-08-21 Scientists identify compound to treat Chagas' disease 0 None
2010-08-21 Impax confirms initiation of challenge of patents listed by MSP Singapore for VYTORIN 0 None
2010-08-21 Combination of 2 FDA approved drugs eliminate HIV infection 0 5
2010-08-21 USPTO to allow patent for Advaxis’s new vaccine technology 0 None
2010-08-21 FDA extends review on Acetadote for non-acetaminophen acute liver failure 0 None
2010-08-20 Tasigna receives approval for chronic myeloid leukemia in Canada 0 None
2010-08-20 Education and caution needed before taking nutritional supplements to reduce cancer risks 0 None
2010-08-20 Ohio appeals court reinstates claim that diet drug Redux should not have been marketed 0 None
2010-08-20 Cerulean Pharma to assemble scientific experts at ACS National Meeting symposium 0 None
2010-08-20 FDA Advisory Committee votes in favor of expanding pain indications for Eli Lilly's Cymbalta 0 None
2010-08-20 Celgene receives Japan's MHLW approval for REVLIMID in deletion 5q myelodysplastic syndrome patients 0 None
2010-08-20 Research marks new direction to treat Pneumocystis, inflammatory diseases 0 None
2010-08-20 FDA grants priority review designation of BENLYSTA for systemic lupus erythematosus treatment 0 None
2010-08-20 Gilead receives Notice Letter of Sigmapharm's ANDA submission for generic Hepsera 0 None
2010-08-20 Quality issue roundup: J & J revamping controls; The odds for orthopedic surgery; Automatic prescription refills and patient compliance 0 None
2010-08-19 Scientists suggest combination vaccine prevents pertussis 0 None
2010-08-19 Novartis sales representatives increase calls to healthcare providers by 7%: SDI report 0 None
2010-08-19 PharmaVentures announces global expansion of PharmaDeals Agreements 0 None
2010-08-19 Effects of illegal drugs on health 0 4.2
2010-08-19 Treatment with DMARDs reduces rheumatoid arthritis disability: Study 0 None
2010-08-19 USFDA approves Sun Pharma's generic Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended Release tablets ANDA 0 None
2010-08-19 Scientists suggest immunization against oncogenic herpesviruses can prevent cancer 0 None
2010-08-19 New clues to molecular action of Alzheimer's drug memantine 0 None
2010-08-19 Scientists reveal lab approach method to treat neuroblastoma in children 0 None
2010-08-19 FDA accepts to review Bristol-Myers Squibb's ipilimumab for melanoma 0 None
2010-08-19 FDA approves CSL Behring's sBLA to extend shelf life of Hizentra from 18 to 24 months 0 None
2010-08-18 USPTO grants Collegium second patent for tamper-resistant DETERx formulation platform 0 None
2010-08-18 Wound Management Technologies' CellerateRX introduced at DFWG congress in South Africa 0 None
2010-08-18 NASN encourages parents to vaccinate their children against meningococcal disease 0 None
2010-08-18 Experts to discuss the problem of antibiotic resistance 0 None
2010-08-18 Pharmacies in Massachusetts to make available lock boxes for sale 0 None
2010-08-18 XOMA sells royalty interest in CIMZIA 0 None
2010-08-18 FDA grants orphan drug designation to NephRx's lead product NX001 0 None
2010-08-18 Study finds pharmaceuticals as a two-tier market for producing 'lemons' and serious harm 0 5
2010-08-18 Repros Therapeutics requests Type B Meeting to review Androxal Phase III protocols 0 None
2010-08-18 Equatorial Guinea launches cholera, measles vaccination campaign to improve health services 0 None
2010-08-18 Pharmacists in all states authorized to administer influenza vaccines 0 None
2010-08-18 Physician recommends vaccination for Meningitis before children start school 0 None
2010-08-18 Study shows increase in IL-6 secretion can reduce Tarceva sensitivity to treat lung tumor cells 0 None
2010-08-18 NACTN receives grant to expand spinal cord injury research 0 None
2010-08-18 Emerson Ecologics announces exclusive distribution of EcoNugenics' ProstaCaid supplement 0 None
2010-08-18 Pharmacy drug information confusing or lacking, study says 0 None
2010-08-18 NCI grants SBIR award to MabVax Therapeutics 0 None
2010-08-18 BioMarin Pharmaceutical acquires ZyStor Therapeutics, furthers development of ZC-701 for Pompe disease 0 None
2010-08-17 Merck's SIMPONI anti-TNF therapy now reimbursed in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Alberta 0 None
2010-08-17 Pisgah Labs receives Notice of Allowance for new patent relating to thyroid hormone drugs 0 5
2010-08-17 Sport Endurance develops new formula that enables safe consumption of Creatine 0 None
2010-08-17 FDA considers dropping Avastin approval, approves five-day emergency contraception pill 0 None
2010-08-17 FDA issues Proposal to Withdraw Marketing Approval for orthostatic hypotension drug midodrine hydrochloride 0 None
2010-08-17 Ill effects of methamphetamine 0 4
2010-08-17 Global vaccine sales up 16% in 2009, report says 0 None
2010-08-17 Cumberland Pharmaceuticals reports 9% increase in second quarter 2010 net revenue 0 None
2010-08-16 Amphetamine abuse associated with increased risk of aortic dissection 0 2
2010-08-16 CVS/Pharmacy opens new store in Omaha 0 None
2010-08-16 Jiangbo receives Shandong FDA approval to market Felodipine SR tablets 0 None
2010-08-16 Cortex second-quarter net loss decreases to $0.04 per share 0 None
2010-08-16 KemPharm receives patent for LAT prodrug technology for Attention Deficit – Hyperactivity Disorder treatment 0 None
2010-08-16 Green Cross receives KFDA approval to manufacture, market i.v. peramivir: BioCryst Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2010-08-16 Cangene to focus commercialization efforts on key markets 0 None
2010-08-16 Genentech asserts SPC non-infringement of products in Europe, seeks response from PDL 0 None
2010-08-16 Survey: Majority of U.S. pharmaceutical companies develop drugs for mental illness 0 None
2010-08-16 CTI announces EMEA's validation of expanded PIP for pixantrone 0 None
2010-08-16 R-Tech Ueno, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals request arbitration against Takeda Pharmaceutical 0 None
2010-08-16 Watson to launch ella emergency contraceptive in fourth-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-08-16 US WorldMeds announces acquisition of Solstice Neurosciences for $35M 0 None
2010-08-16 FDA's labeling of Ella as 'Emergency Contraceptive' misleading, says FRC 0 None
2010-08-16 MeCP2 protein regulates properties of psychostimulant drugs: Research 0 None
2010-08-16 Insurers defend limited-benefit health policies in fight over proposed restrictions 0 None
2010-08-16 Avenue to Access provides free prescription-size tube of ZITHRANOL-RR to stable plaque psoriasis patients 0 None
2010-08-16 FDA approves ellaOne for emergency contraception 0 None
2010-08-16 Daily dose of aspirin may reduce prostate cancer risk: US Study 0 None
2010-08-13 Susan G. Komen for the Cure, OCNA urge FDA to allow use of Avastin 0 None
2010-08-13 Pro-Pharmaceuticals second-quarter net loss applicable to common stock decreases to $2.5 million 0 None
2010-08-13 Lamictal can cause aseptic meningitis: FDA 0 None
2010-08-13 Eli Lilly to appeal against U.S. District Court ruling in Strattera patent litigation 0 None
2010-08-13 UMass Memorial selects McKesson's CytoCare robot to automate compounding of hazardous IV drugs 0 None
2010-08-13 Study identifies use of acetaminophen may increase asthma symptoms in adults 0 None
2010-08-13 Mass. docs will soon track patients who abuse prescription drugs; Wis. Catholic Church employees now eligible for birth control 0 None
2010-08-13 Prices drop for PBMs; Pharmacy lobby opposes survey regarding Medicaid prices 0 None
2010-08-13 Cancer Research Technology grants Valirx global rights to develop VAL 201 for cancer treatment 0 2.5
2010-08-13 Tracking heart rate can provide important marker of health issues: Research 0 None
2010-08-13 Study examines comparative value of different blood pressure lowering medications 0 4
2010-08-13 Antares Pharma second-quarter total revenue increases 78% to $3.1 million 0 None
2010-08-12 Fast food outlets can provide statin drugs to help customers neutralise heart disease: Researchers 0 None
2010-08-12 Aeterna Zentaris second-quarter revenues decrease to $5.6 million 0 None
2010-08-12 Amorfix first-quarter fiscal 2011 net loss from operations increases to $1,724,745 0 None
2010-08-12 Pharmasset receives fast track designation from FDA for PSI-7977 0 None
2010-08-12 Labopharm second-quarter total revenue increases to $6.8 million 0 None
2010-08-12 NextWave Pharmaceuticals, Tris Pharma sign agreement to enhance CNS product portfolio 0 None
2010-08-12 International cultivator wins Canada's prestigious medical marijuana quality award 0 None
2010-08-12 FDA advisory committee votes in favor of Ezogabine 0 None
2010-08-12 Bristol-Myers Squibb, ACTF announce enhanced agreement to support ADAPs 0 None
2010-08-12 Simcere subsidiary receives Chinese SFDA approval to manufacture and market Palonosetron 0 None
2010-08-12 Wound Management Technologies introduces CellerateRX wound care collagen product in South Africa 0 None
2010-08-12 Study finds lithium drugs not effective for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis treatment 0 None
2010-08-12 Intellect Neurosciences receives patent for insulin sensitizer drugs 0 None
2010-08-12 Advaxis, Vibalogics to develop storage-stable formulation for live Listeria vaccines 0 None
2010-08-12 AHF led sustained advocacy campaign leads to BMS's offer of discounts in AIDS drug pricing 0 None
2010-08-11 Advanced Life Sciences second-quarter net loss decreases to $2.1 million 0 5
2010-08-11 Nabi Biopharmaceuticals completes sale of PentaStaph vaccine candidate to GSK 0 None
2010-08-11 Repros receives US patent for Androxal 0 5
2010-08-11 OptiNose's bi-directional nasal device delivering fluticasone effective in reducing nasal polyps in CRS patients 0 None
2010-08-11 PregLem announces exclusive in licensing agreement with Merck Serono for Bentamapimod 0 None
2010-08-11 GenSpera issued additional patent for G-202 0 None
2010-08-11 Sinobiopharma inks agreement with Lianhuan to co-develop, manufacture and commercialize Eplerenone 0 None
2010-08-11 Jazz Pharmaceuticals second-quarter net product sales increase 49% to $39.5 million 0 None
2010-08-11 Intellect Neurosciences receives patent for Alzheimer's disease vaccine 0 None
2010-08-11 Advanced Life Sciences reaches SPA agreement with FDA for Restanza Phase 3 study 0 None
2010-08-11 NovoSeven RT in 8 mg vial for hemophilia A or B with inhibitors receives FDA approval 0 None
2010-08-11 Study shows physicians reluctant to use finasteride for prostate cancer 0 None
2010-08-11 Education, changes in reimbursement practices can reduce inappropriate antibiotic usage: Study 0 2
2010-08-11 FDA approves longer Valcyte therapy for CMV disease in adult kidney transplant patients 0 None
2010-08-11 Labopharm launches antidepressant OLEPTRO for major depressive disorder in U.S. 0 4
2010-08-11 Noven enters agreement to acquire global rights to ADHD drug Daytrana from Shire 0 None
2010-08-11 Study reveals no evidence of link between bisphosphonates to esophageal cancer risk 0 5
2010-08-10 CADTH Review Panel releases recommendations for Biologic Response Modifier Agents for Adults with RA 0 None
2010-08-10 FDA grants Orphan Drug Designation to YM BioSciences' JAK1/2 inhibitor 0 None
2010-08-10 Weifang Shengtai to supply Kelun with 10,000 tons of dextrose monohydrate injection grade 0 None
2010-08-10 Transcept Pharmaceuticals second-quarter net loss decreases to $2.06 million 0 None
2010-08-10 Unigene second-quarter revenue decreases to $3.03 million 0 None
2010-08-10 Systemic lupus erythematosus drug market to quadruple from $400 million in 2009 to over $1.6 billion in 2019 0 None
2010-08-10 Anika second-quarter product revenue increases 56% to $13.7 million 0 None
2010-08-10 Endo to acquire Penwest for $5.00 per share 0 None
2010-08-10 Psoriasis drug market to double from $3.4 billion in 2009 to $6.8 billion in 2019: Pharmacor 2010 0 5
2010-08-09 FDA approves Pfizer's Prefilled Dual-Chamber Syringe for XYNTHA administration in hemophilia A patients 0 5
2010-08-09 Progenics second-quarter total revenue decreases to $2.3 million 0 None
2010-08-09 FDA accepts Salix's XIFAXAN550 sNDA for Priority Review 0 None
2010-08-09 Dr Reddy’s launches first generic darbepoetin alfa 0 None
2010-08-09 Health Canada approves first targeted biological therapy to show survival benefit in stomach cancer 0 None
2010-08-09 Clinical Data first-quarter gross revenue increases 52% to $6.2 million 0 None
2010-08-09 AOBO to launch Yin Yang balancing medication Pai Du Qing Zhi Tablet 0 None
2010-08-09 AOBO announces commercial launch of osteoporosis drug Yi Shen Jian Gu Gel 0 None
2010-08-09 Repros Therapeutics receives positive feedback from FDA for Androxal 0 None
2010-08-09 An overview of SRVP annual meeting 0 None
2010-08-09 AstraZeneca reaches agreements in principle on monetary terms for SEROQUEL product liability 0 None
2010-08-09 Anti-viral drug addition to standard treatment regimen increases cure rate for hepatitis C 0 None
2010-08-09 Study finds selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors not beneficial for autistic children 0 None
2010-08-07 45-year-old Hummelstown patient takes on FDA over Johnson & Johnson’s antibiotic Levaquin 0 None
2010-08-07 Ironwood provides investor update for second-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-08-07 EpiCept second-quarter net loss decreases to $4.9 million 0 None
2010-08-07 Opexa Therapeutics aims to complete planned experiments, develop clinical study protocols 0 None
2010-08-07 BMS to join ranks of AIDS drug companies to offer price concessions 0 None
2010-08-07 Bloomberg Businessweek explores growing trend in pharma to license, donate HIV drugs 0 None
2010-08-07 FDA confirms Advisory Committee meeting date for lorcaserin NDA review 0 None
2010-08-07 FDA seeks ban on Regenerative Sciences for violating cGMP 0 None
2010-08-07 Alkermes reports $42.3 million revenue for first-quarter fiscal 2011 0 None
2010-08-07 Cornerstone announces ANDA filing for generic Tussionex 0 None
2010-08-07 Walgreens launches Pharmacy Chat for 24/7 online access 0 None
2010-08-07 FDA approves Lannett's ANDA for Ondansetron Injection 0 None
2010-08-07 Progenics announces EMA CHMP positive opinion for RELISTOR in pre-filled syringes 0 None
2010-08-07 FDA declines to grant Levulan PDT Orphan Designation: DUSA Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2010-08-06 Elsevier Properties congratulates Stewart for achieving Lectureship 0 None
2010-08-06 ViroPharma announces data on safety, efficacy of Cinryze to treat acute angioedema attacks 0 2
2010-08-06 Threshold Pharmaceuticals reports net loss of $0.3M for second-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-08-06 Fidaxomicin, CDA1/CDB1 effective for treating CDI : Report 0 None
2010-08-06 TEMPO study recommends early administration of Azilect in PD patients 0 4
2010-08-06 Studies show biological agents play important role in maintaining remission in Crohn's disease 0 None
2010-08-06 New research on use of medicine, diet to prevent UV-induced skin cancer 0 None
2010-08-06 Summer Academy Meeting highlights benefits of HPV, Herpes Zoster vaccines 0 None
2010-08-06 Study: Drug control efforts have caused a drop in methamphetamine treatment admissions in Mexico 0 None
2010-08-06 Cobalis, BESPHarma partner to launch national distribution program for PreHistin Allergy Defense Formula 0 None
2010-08-05 Sanofi-aventis receives FDA approval for new Taxotere Injection Concentrate formulation 0 None
2010-08-05 Biovail second-quarter total revenues increase 23% to $238.8 million 0 None
2010-08-05 New study reinforces need for national catastrophic drug plan in Canada for cancer patients 0 None
2010-08-05 Inspire second-quarter total revenue increases 18% to $27.3 million 0 None
2010-08-05 Columbia second-quarter net revenues from progesterone products increase 48% to $8.4 million 0 None
2010-08-05 CEL-SCI produces and fills first lot of Multikine 0 5
2010-08-05 CTI second-quarter total net operating expenses decrease to $20.0 million 0 None
2010-08-05 Nature News examines how scientists, farmers are working to meet the growing demand for artemisinin 0 None
2010-08-05 Elusys awarded second contract to develop Anthim for treatment of anthrax infection 0 None
2010-08-05 Alnylam second-quarter revenues increase to $26.6 million 0 None
2010-08-05 Shire proposes acquisition of Movetis for fully diluted equity purchase price of EUR428 million 0 None
2010-08-05 Lux Biosciences receives CRL for Voclosporin 0 None
2010-08-05 Daiichi Sankyo reaches agreement with Apotex to settle Evoxac patent litigation 0 None
2010-08-05 Long-term exposure to valproate leads to bone loss: Study 0 5
2010-08-05 EEG patterns can predict schizophrenia patients' response to clozapine therapy 0 None
2010-08-05 Scientist invents new approach to boost body's response to vaccinations 0 None
2010-08-05 FDA designates XOMA 052 orphan drug for Behcet's disease 0 None
2010-08-04 Discovery Laboratories reports net loss of $6.3 million for second-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-08-04 Par Pharmaceutical second-quarter total net revenues decrease 37% to $255.5 million 0 None
2010-08-04 USN-DAAT to collect unused, expired prescription and OTC drugs from public 0 None
2010-08-04 Pew Prescription Project announces support for new safety legislation 0 None
2010-08-04 Patients taking memantine show improvement in cognitive function, Merz analyses shows 0 None
2010-08-04 IPS looks at anticipated impact of free-trade talks on India's generic drug industry 0 None
2010-08-04 PCV-7 vaccine introduction leads to changing patterns of hemolytic uremic syndrome 0 3
2010-08-04 Carfilzomib could become new option for patients with relapsed myeloma, IMF says 0 4
2010-08-04 Victory Pharma acquires assets of MiddleBrook Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2010-08-04 BARDA awards contract to develop Pfenex Expression Technology 0 2
2010-08-04 DTB launches Don't Drop Mixtard 30 campaign to change Novo Nordisk's drug removal decision 0 4
2010-08-04 ZymoGenetics second-quarter net loss declines to $3.8 million 0 None
2010-08-04 Dendreon second-quarter revenue increases to $2.8 million 0 None
2010-08-04 Arena reports lower net loss of $28.80M for second-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-08-03 Warnings on stop smoking drug Champix 34 5
2010-08-03 POZEN reports $16.2M net income for second-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-08-03 Curis reports net loss of $2.1 million for second-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-08-03 Emerson Ecologics to exclusively distribute Sedona Labs Pro probiotic products 0 None
2010-08-03 Oxygen Biotherapeutics collaborates with U.S. Navy to develop treatment for DCS 0 None
2010-08-03 Ketamine reduces depression in treatment-resistant bipolar disorder: Study 0 5
2010-08-03 Survey on administrating human papillomavirus vaccine for cervical cancer prevention 0 None
2010-08-03 Alphavirus vector induce immune responses in people with advanced cancer: Researchers 0 None
2010-08-03 Alphavirus vaccine blocks tumor growth in advanced cancer: Research 0 None
2010-08-03 Patrys secures funding of up to A$15 million to support advancement of clinical products 0 None
2010-08-02 Octapharma USA receives confirmation of orphan drug exclusivity from FDA for wilate 0 None
2010-08-02 Taligen Therapeutics to highlight three pipeline candidates at XXIII ICW 0 None
2010-08-02 BGU Professor awarded grant to develop target-specific, anti-cancer drugs 0 None
2010-08-02 Thymosin beta 4 is essential to healthy heart development, embryonic survival: Research 0 None
2010-08-02 U.S. gastroenterologists prescribe Abbott's Humira off-label for treating ulcerative colitis: Report 0 3
2010-08-02 Repligen receives three additional grants to develop HDAC inhibitors for neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2010-08-02 Osteologix grants Servier Research Group exclusive license to develop, commercialize NB S101 0 None
2010-08-02 Inergetics receives initial purchase order from New Marketlink for Resurgex Select 0 None
2010-08-02 Xeomin receives FDA approval for treatment of cervical dystonia 0 None
2010-08-02 Almac's solutions to support biopharma companies by adopting biomarker strategies 0 None
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