Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - January 2011

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2011-01-31 MAP Pharmaceuticals, Allergan collaborate for LEVADEX to treat acute migraine in adults 0 None
2011-01-31 Baxter launches OLIMEL emulsion for parenteral nutrition 0 2.3
2011-01-31 Empire State Building, NYRR partner with MMRF for new myeloma drugs 0 None
2011-01-31 Jiangsu Aosaikang Pharmaceutical to take 5% equity position in Living Cell Technologies 0 None
2011-01-31 Endo Pharmaceutical partners receive Paragraph IV Certification for generic version of LIDODERM 0 None
2011-01-31 U.S. District Court grants preliminary injunction, clears sale of Dr. Reddy's Allegra D24 tablet 0 None
2011-01-29 EVP of Advaxis' Science & Operations moderates Live Cancer Vaccines panel discussion 0 None
2011-01-29 Taxol reduces cell regeneration obstacles after spinal cord injury: Scientists 0 None
2011-01-29 NexMed presents data on NexACT technology use to improve less permeable, soluable oral drugs 0 None
2011-01-29 Initiative to eliminate polio in the U.K. 0 None
2011-01-29 LivDerma founder develops transdermal delivery system for effective pain relief 0 None
2011-01-29 Etanercept can restore responsiveness to pain-relieving effects of morphine: Study 0 None
2011-01-29 BGU, PTT sign R&D collaboration agreement for commercial development of green algae strain 0 None
2011-01-29 King Pharmaceuticals awards payment to Pain Therapeutics for abuse-resistant medications 0 None
2011-01-29 Nitrous oxide anesthesia may lead to increased risk of myocardial infarction: Study 0 5
2011-01-29 FDA approves Mylan's ANDA for ER Tablets 0 None
2011-01-29 FDA approves GRALISE Tablets for treatment of PHN 0 None
2011-01-28 Antibiotic may help in development of new anti-cancer agents: Researchers 0 4
2011-01-28 Genentech, Biogen announce FDA approval of Rituxan to treat follicular lymphoma 0 None
2011-01-28 WOUNDS article profiles efficacy of Quick-Med's antimicrobial BIOGUARD dressings 0 None
2011-01-28 Taxol drug promotes regeneration of nerve cells in CNS after spinal cord injury: Study 0 5
2011-01-28 FDA schedules fourth orphan drug designation workshop 0 None
2011-01-28 Bill Gates, crown prince of Abu Dhabi announce $100m pledge for vaccines for Afghan, Pakistani children 0 None
2011-01-28 Tibotec grants multiple non-exclusive licenses to generic manufacturers for rilpivirine hydrochloride 0 None
2011-01-28 New research: Retired NFL players more likely to misuse painkillers 0 None
2011-01-28 Frequency of analgesic drug errors in hospitals is nearly 3 per 1000 prescriptions: Study 0 None
2011-01-28 Matrix enters licensing agreement with Tibotec for generic Rilpivirine Hydrochloride 0 None
2011-01-28 CSL Behring receives marketing approval for HAE drug Berinert in Israel 0 None
2011-01-28 Reuters examines how Russia's 'drug problem' has 'become an AIDS problem' 0 None
2011-01-27 FDA accepts Pain Therapeutics NDA resubmission for REMOXY 0 None
2011-01-27 Medisafe to develop barcoded system to confirm origin of prescription medications 0 None
2011-01-27 Antibiotic use in first six months of life may result in childhood asthma 0 None
2011-01-27 Metanx promotes restoration of lost cutaneous sensation in Diabetic Neuropathy patients 0 None
2011-01-27 FDA, Simulations Plus sign RCA to develop QSAR toxicity models 0 None
2011-01-27 FDA issues Complete Response letter for Avodart sNDA for reduction of prostate cancer risk 0 None
2011-01-27 Quest Diagnostics releases new data on oral fluid testing system 0 None
2011-01-27 WSJ: Biotech generics battle heats up 0 None
2011-01-26 Teva, APP enter agreement for launch of generic Gemzar 0 None
2011-01-25 Pill for multiple sclerosis in the pipeline 0 4
2011-01-25 Nordion and Sterigenics sign five year contract for Cobalt-60 supply 0 None
2011-01-25 Mylan enters settlement agreement with Pfizer for Caduet Tablets litigation 0 None
2011-01-25 Nordic Naturals launches one-per-day omega-3 fatty acid gels 0 None
2011-01-25 Triad alcohol prep pads with ARIXTRA Starter Kits not to be used 0 None
2011-01-25 Kira For Women introduces two new products for menopause, PMS 0 None
2011-01-25 Sanofi-aventis acquires world-wide license for ADC products 0 None
2011-01-25 Strong opposition to 'prescription-only' measures for OTC medicines with pseudoephedrine 0 3
2011-01-25 ASA concerned over non-availability of sodium thiopental 0 None
2011-01-25 SNM commends FDA Advisory Committee recommendation for florbetapir approval 0 None
2011-01-25 Researchers find White-Hispanic disparities in receiving immunization against flu, pneumonia 0 None
2011-01-25 FDA approves Matrix's generic Protonix DR Tablets ANDA 0 None
2011-01-24 FedEx launches Deep Frozen Shipping Solution for temperature-sensitive healthcare products 0 None
2011-01-24 PediatRx announces first-ever revenues and successful launch of GRANISOL 0 None
2011-01-24 FDA accepts Optimer's fidaxomicin NDA for filing 0 None
2011-01-24 Spectrum submits Post Approval Supplement for removal of bioscan requirement for Indium-111 ZEVALIN 0 None
2011-01-24 BDSI refutes MonoSol's patent infringement claims relating to BEMA Buprenorphine 0 None
2011-01-24 FDA approves Clinical Data's Viibryd for major depressive disorder 0 None
2011-01-24 Bayer's gadobutrol injection for CNS imaging receives FDA Advisory Committee approval 0 4
2011-01-24 Rotavirus vaccine significantly cuts child hospitalizations, study says 0 None
2011-01-24 Eckert & Ziegler receives European Commission's indefinite approval for YTTRIGA 0 None
2011-01-24 China Shenghuo's Lixuwang product recieves Chinese Well-Known Trademark Honor 0 None
2011-01-24 Boehringer Ingelheim's Prazaxa receives Japanese approval for stroke prevention in AF patients 0 3.5
2011-01-24 Two studies explore relationship between nutrition and asthma 0 None
2011-01-24 Tamoxifen may reduce individual's risk of death from lung cancer: New study 0 None
2011-01-24 PGxHealth receives FDA approval for Viibryd tablets to treat major depressive disorder 0 None
2011-01-21 CVAF completes new investment agreement with Oncovir for production of Hiltonol 0 5
2011-01-21 PenTAG research plays pivotal role in NICE decision to extend availability of Alzheimer's disease drugs 0 None
2011-01-21 VIVUS holds End-of-Review meeting with FDA for QNEXA NDA 0 None
2011-01-21 GSK, Valeant receive European CHMP positive opinion for Trobalt 0 None
2011-01-21 EMA CHMP issues negative opinion against Biogen Idec's FAMPYRA for multiple sclerosis 0 None
2011-01-21 Adopting pharmacy carve-in approach can help 13 states realize over $11 billion savings in Medicaid 0 None
2011-01-21 WHO executive board meeting addresses agency's policy on counterfeit, substandard medications 0 None
2011-01-21 Major breakthrough: Genome-based medicine for treatment of alcoholism 0 None
2011-01-21 Supreme Court considers drug-pricing lawsuit 0 None
2011-01-21 Health Canada approves Labopharm's OLEPTRO for treatment of Major Depressive Disorder 0 None
2011-01-21 New study reveals illicit HGH use among young American male weightlifters 0 None
2011-01-20 Researchers discover nitroxoline can reduce human breast, bladder cancer cell growth 0 None
2011-01-20 Genzyme to expand Geel facility to support growth of Myozyme and Lumizyme for Pompe disease 0 None
2011-01-20 FDA provides tentative approval under PEPFAR for Matrix's Lamivudine and Zidovudine NDA 0 None
2011-01-20 Huanggang Winner receives State Development and Reform Commission's Cotton Processing Certificate 0 None
2011-01-20 Long-term use of khat drug decreases self-control, leads to undesirable behaviour: Study 1 None
2011-01-20 Study: Vitamin E supplementation may extend life-span of restricted groups of men 0 None
2011-01-20 Reducing generic prices will not result in pharmacy shortages: Study 0 None
2011-01-20 BI refuses to offer increased access to AIDS drugs for low-income Americans 0 None
2011-01-20 Novo Nordisk to appeal against ruling in repaglinide combination patent case 0 2.5
2011-01-20 Oral contraceptives do not cause weight gain, says new study 0 None
2011-01-20 Dried blood spot technology finds new role in developing lifesaving medications 0 None
2011-01-19 USPTO grants KL4 surfactant combination product patent to Discovery Labs 0 None
2011-01-19 Pisgah to scale-up patent-pending form of hydrocodone 0 None
2011-01-19 San Diego hospital tests RFID-based drug-management system developed by MEPS Real Time 0 None
2011-01-19 Study shows risky knowledge gaps, deficits in dietary supplements among pregnant women 0 None
2011-01-19 Scientists produce tiny molecular 'binder' that may help develop more efficient drugs 0 None
2011-01-19 Loyola offers new, nonsurgical treatment for Dupuytren's contracture 0 3.6
2011-01-19 FDA announces consent decree of permanent injunction against Deltex 0 None
2011-01-19 Antidepressant medication reduces frequency and severity of menopausal hot flashes 0 None
2011-01-18 Study elaborates relationship between obesity and MDD-R, long-term use of ADs 0 None
2011-01-18 FDA approves Natroba for treatment of head lice infestations 0 None
2011-01-18 FDA approves ParaPRO's Natroba for topical treatment of head lice 0 None
2011-01-18 Z-Medica develops new version of QuikClot Combat Gauze 0 None
2011-01-18 DKMA issues GMP certificate to Cambrex Zenara Indian manufacturing facility 0 None
2011-01-18 Transcept announces Intermezzo NDA resubmission for treatment of middle of the night awakenings 0 None
2011-01-18 Cadence launches OFIRMEV pain medication in the U.S. 0 None
2011-01-18 Mylan receives FDA approval for generic Precose Tablets ANDA 0 None
2011-01-18 Quebec reimburses VIDAZA for treatment of blood cancer 0 4
2011-01-18 Seordus recieves Japanese patent for SER100 0 None
2011-01-18 PecFent accepted in Scotland for treatment of breakthrough cancer pain 0 3
2011-01-18 OMJPI, Sanford-Burnham enter agreement to discover compounds for Alzheimer's disease, psychiatric disorders 0 None
2011-01-18 T3SS-dependent bacteria may be a suitable point of attack for future antibiotics: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 McNeil Consumer Healthcare initiates voluntary recall 0 1
2011-01-18 Antibiotics with blood pressure medications may cause hypotension 0 4.5
2011-01-18 Study reports warfarin users may face risk of death after traumatic injuries 0 None
2011-01-18 Health Canada approves Eli Lilly's BYETTA for treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes 0 2
2011-01-17 Pharmacists can help patients to manage their medication and stop smoking 0 1
2011-01-16 Capsules with essential oils reduce symptoms of premenstrual syndrome: Study 0 2
2011-01-14 Study: Health advocacy groups don't always disclose drug company funding 0 None
2011-01-14 Health Canada requests Osiris for additional information in support of Prochymal approval 0 None
2011-01-14 pH Advantage adds Pyranase to facial skin care line 0 None
2011-01-14 Unintended direct conflict between pharmaceutical marketing and public health 0 None
2011-01-14 Covidien announces support for FDA on safe use of acetaminophen 0 None
2011-01-14 Sleep medications increase risk for nighttime falls and potential injury 0 None
2011-01-14 ShangPharma opens new multi-purpose pharma development and cGMP manufacturing facility in Fengxian 0 None
2011-01-14 Orexo, Invida enter exclusive licensing and distribution agreement for Abstral in Asia Pacific 0 None
2011-01-14 FDA asks manufacturers to eliminate higher-dose prescription combination acetaminophen products 0 None
2011-01-14 T.A. Sciences receives US patent for TA-65 to tackle aging process 2 4.8
2011-01-14 CJSM highlights emerging issues in sport medicine 0 None
2011-01-14 Older adults with recent heart attack, kidney dysfunction lack long-term medication adherence: Study 0 None
2011-01-14 IDRI receives Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation multi-million dollar grant to identify new leads in TB 0 None
2011-01-14 ITM scientists to combat tapeworm infection using drugs 0 None
2011-01-13 FDA approves Cumberland's Acetadote Injection 0 None
2011-01-13 FDA calls for cuts in Acetaminophen in painkillers 0 None
2011-01-13 Abuse of legal substances 0 None
2011-01-13 PPPI-III conference to focus on fundamental research and industrial application of particulate processing 0 None
2011-01-13 Study supports use of PRX as an anti-cataract agent 0 None
2011-01-13 BP-lowering medications provide long-term benefit of reducing death risk from cardiovascular disease 0 None
2011-01-13 Antibiotic treatment may be sufficient to overcome River Blindness 0 None
2011-01-13 Genomic research could help doctors better target oxaliplatin drug to treat colorectal cancer patients: Study 0 None
2011-01-13 Pfizer initiates rolling submission of crizotinib NDA for ALK-positive advanced NSCLC 0 4
2011-01-12 FDA accepts to review Fibrocell Science's azficel-T drug 0 None
2011-01-12 K-V Pharmaceutical provides update on FDA review of NDA for Gestiva 0 None
2011-01-12 FDA panel rejects new pancreatic enzyme replacement drug 0 None
2011-01-12 US most susceptible to brand erosion post patent expiry 0 5
2011-01-12 Study highlights importance of independent evaluation of Tamiflu drug 0 1
2011-01-12 Study shows delivering cancer drug in hydrophobic nanoparticle is a safe and effective prostate cancer therapy 0 None
2011-01-12 New research identifies nutrition inadequacy among Americans 0 1
2011-01-12 Study: 23% of doctors have negative perceptions on quality, effectiveness of generic drugs 0 None
2011-01-12 56% of respondents have still not received flu shots 0 None
2011-01-12 Apixaban drug raises hope for DVT prevention in patients undergoing hip replacement surgery 0 None
2011-01-12 Herpes zoster vaccine reduces risk of developing shingles by 55% 0 None
2011-01-12 Coventry Health Care offers new medicare plans for employer group 0 None
2011-01-12 BPH, hair loss prevention drugs may produce adverse side effects in men 0 None
2011-01-12 FDA accepts Merck's JANUMET extended-release formulation NDA for type 2 diabetes 0 None
2011-01-12 Patients who consume painkillers may face cardiovascular risk 0 None
2011-01-11 Zogenix, Desitin receive MAA approval for SUMAVEL DosePro in Germany and the UK 0 None
2011-01-11 ESHRE Annual Meeting addresses latest breakthroughs in reproductive medicine 0 None
2011-01-11 Genzyme provides update on discussions with Sanofi-Aventis 0 None
2011-01-11 Study to identify early warning biomarkers for presence of breast and prostate cancers 0 None
2011-01-11 Discovery Labs provides update on Surfaxin FDA marketing authorization for RDS in premature infants 0 None
2011-01-11 Largest, national long-term study of children's health opens for Cuyahoga County 0 None
2011-01-11 Nutriceuticals may restore age-related vision loss 0 None
2011-01-11 Predator microbes may work against antibiotic resistant disease-causing bacteria: Study 0 None
2011-01-10 PPD announces joint venture with TBL to develop novel biotherapeutics 0 None
2011-01-10 IGI Laboratories submits second abbreviated new drug application to FDA 0 None
2011-01-10 Obama administration sides with drug companies in pricing lawsuit; Supreme Court agrees to hear case regarding use of prescription drug data 0 None
2011-01-10 Shionogi brings KAPVAY ADHD drug to the U.S market 0 None
2011-01-10 Neomend receives CE Mark for ProGEL PLATINUM Surgical Sealant 0 None
2011-01-10 EffRx submits EX101 NDA for osteoporosis treatment to FDA 0 4
2011-01-10 Manhattan enters settlement and release agreement with Nordic and H Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2011-01-10 Pennsaid fourth quarter prescriptions increase 20% sequentially 0 None
2011-01-10 New, paid prescriptions for Questcor's Acthar increase 66% 0 None
2011-01-10 Watson receives FDA approval for generic Fentora 0 None
2011-01-10 New study finds extending term of exclusive access can lead to higher drug costs in short term 0 None
2011-01-10 Endo Pharmaceuticals receives FDA complete response letter for OPANA ER 0 None
2011-01-10 FDA warns public about extortion scam 0 None
2011-01-10 FDA approves Abstral drug for treatment of breakthrough pain in cancer patients 0 3
2011-01-10 U.S. District Court grants injunction for Sensipar patents 0 None
2011-01-09 Abstral transmucosal tablets receive FDA approval, may help manage pain in cancer patients 0 1
2011-01-09 Old flu jabs from pandemic to combat this winter’s peak 0 None
2011-01-07 Malaria drug makes cancer drug more effective 0 None
2011-01-07 NovaDel receives $500,000 milestone payment from Akrimax in connection with NitroMist agreement 0 None
2011-01-07 FDA approved KOMBIGLYZE XR for type 2 diabetes mellitus now available in pharmacies 0 5
2011-01-07 Dendreon provides U.S. commercialization and European strategy updates for PROVENGE 0 None
2011-01-07 Intrexon Corporation, ZIOPHARM enter partnership to develop, commercialize DNA-based therapeutics 0 None
2011-01-07 DARPA grants million dollar to IDRI to develop single dose influenza vaccine 0 None
2011-01-07 Amgen, Xencor collaborate to develop XmAb5871 for autoimmune disease 0 None
2011-01-07 Ligand, Chiva Pharmaceuticals enter strategic relationship to develop multiple Ligand assets, technology 0 None
2011-01-07 Isis Pharmaceuticals announces addition of two new drugs to development pipeline 0 None
2011-01-07 FDA introduces new Web resource that helps companies to save time, resources 0 None
2011-01-06 Choosing between EGFR therapeutic options in metastatic colorectal cancer 0 None
2011-01-06 Lab21 acquires Microgen Bioproducts 0 None
2011-01-06 Problems reported with Implanon contraceptive implant 0 3
2011-01-06 Study shows clinical benefits of iniparib in combination with standard chemotherapy for triple-negative breast cancer 0 None
2011-01-06 Medical experts issue warning about common practice of tablet splitting 0 None
2011-01-06 VEREGEN Ointment added as new therapeutic option in 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines 0 4
2011-01-06 Findings of AM095 in various in vitro, in vivo models of fibrotic disease published in JPET 0 None
2011-01-06 Opexa completes meetings with FDA regarding planned development program for Tovaxin 0 4
2011-01-06 J&JPRD submits New Drug Application to FDA for rivaroxaban 1 4
2011-01-06 Indian drugmaker seeks to make, sell generic version of Pfizer's HIV drug 0 None
2011-01-06 FDA awards supplemental approval to support efficacy of ACTEMRA in treating RA 0 4
2011-01-06 Avaxia Biologics generates compelling pre-clinical data in animal models of IBD 0 None
2011-01-06 Water Street Healthcare announces acquisition of OraPharma from Johnson & Johnson 0 None
2011-01-06 Study: Antibiotics can provide long-lasting relief to patients with irritable bowel syndrome 0 None
2011-01-06 FDA grants additional marketing exclusivity to INOMAX for pediatric BPD treatment 0 None
2011-01-05 Spectrum Pharmaceuticals enters agreement with Viropro to develop biosimilar rituximab 0 5
2011-01-05 Tablet splitting leads to inaccurate dosages 0 None
2011-01-05 EUSA receives FDA Priority Review status for ERWINAZE BLA 0 None
2011-01-05 Celgene announces regulatory submissions for blood cancer therapies REVLIMID and ISTODAX 0 5
2011-01-05 GLUMETZA tablets are now available to wholesalers and physicians 0 None
2011-01-05 Men are more willing to receive HPV vaccine, trend may help reduce cancer deaths 0 None
2011-01-05 Indian government rejects Abbott's patent application for second-line ARV 0 None
2011-01-05 Elis granted exclusive rights to market Apricus Bio's Vitaros in the Gulf and part of the Middle East 0 5
2011-01-05 Researchers create model that predicts drug effects on fetal development 0 4
2011-01-05 Dongsheng obtains exclusive sales rights of Thymosin Alpha 1 Injection in China 0 None
2011-01-05 Fruit fly faeces provides answers to pregnant women's bloating and constipation 1 5
2011-01-05 Two doses of varicella vaccine provide higher antibody levels than one 0 4
2011-01-05 Researchers develop unique vaccine that produces long-lasting anti-cocaine immunity in mice 0 None
2011-01-05 Study suggests new experimental drug is better than standard morphine 0 None
2011-01-05 Kiadis Pharma, Hospira sign license agreement to develop and commercialize ATIR hematology product 0 5
2011-01-05 Opinions: U.S. International Affairs Budget; Health impacts of climate change; Role of U.N.; Drug development, free trade 0 None
2011-01-04 New USP standards to improve health literacy, proper medication usage among patients 0 None
2011-01-04 BNA announces publication of Second Edition of Pharmaceutical Patent Law 0 None
2011-01-04 Bupropion and varenicline help curb cigarette craving 0 None
2011-01-04 Mediterranean diet appears to slow cognitive decline in older adults 0 None
2011-01-04 Senator eyes plan to ease prescription drug shortages 0 None
2011-01-04 Risk-adjusted TTR appears to improve anticoagulation control 0 None
2011-01-04 The Scientist examines how nonprofit, for-profit pharma groups are working together to make drugs more affordable for developing countries 0 None
2011-01-03 Mothers can play a key role in convincing college-aged women to receive HPV vaccine 0 None
2011-01-03 SinoFresh, Green Valley Drug enter marketing relationship for Homeopathic Antiseptic Nasal Spray 0 None
2011-01-03 FDA approves 200 mg formulation of INTELENCE for HIV-1 0 None
2011-01-03 FDA grants orphan drug status for Senesco's SNS01-T in treatment of multiple myeloma 0 5
2011-01-03 Labopharm monetizes future royalty payment stream for RYZOLT through subsidiary 0 None


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