Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - April 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-04-30 Extensive folic acid fortification of foods prevents neural tube defects in neonates 0 None
2011-04-30 Bioniche Life Sciences opens new livestock vaccine manufacturing facility 0 None
2011-04-30 Prescriptions for narcotic-containing drugs often contain too much medication per dose 0 None
2011-04-30 AHF advocates to attend drug giant Abbott Laboratories' Annual General Meeting 0 None
2011-04-30 Centocor Ortho Biotech Products withdraws NDA for trabectedin for treatment of women with ROC 0 None
2011-04-30 Missouri American Water supports DEA's prescription drug collection program 0 None
2011-04-30 Health Canada approves Eli Lilly's Cymbalta for chronic low back pain treatment 0 None
2011-04-30 FDA approves Abbott's AndroGel for hypogonadism treatment in men 0 None
2011-04-30 Spectrum receives FDA approval for FUSILEV to treat colorectal cancer 0 None
2011-04-29 New study identifies less invasive therapy for ACE inhibitor side-effects 0 None
2011-04-29 Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee recommends FDA to approve telaprevir for hepatitis C 0 None
2011-04-29 Avastin, Lucentis are equally effective for age-related macular degeneration treatment 0 None
2011-04-29 Flu vaccination lowers kidney transplant recipients' risk of organ loss and death 0 None
2011-04-29 CTSN focuses on new prairie vole model for autism treatment 0 None
2011-04-29 Study finds low pediatric flu vaccination acceptance rates in Atlanta 0 None
2011-04-29 Bayer expands sponsorship agreement with World Federation of Hemophilia 0 None
2011-04-29 UMMS, RXi receive MLSC grant to develop RNAi therapeutics for ALS 0 None
2011-04-29 Researchers report Avastin is effective as Lucentis for AMD treatment 0 2
2011-04-29 MorphoSys reaches second clinical milestone with OncoMed Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2011-04-29 Antibiotics may serve as effective treatment for appendicitis than surgery 0 2
2011-04-29 Longer looks: Autism researcher's legacy; methadone for prisoners 1 None
2011-04-29 Drug subsidy issues out of PBS’ hands - almost 0 None
2011-04-29 Celanese EVA Performance Polymers, PSI partner to develop drug-eluting devices 0 None
2011-04-29 Ramipril can effectively reduce risk of ESRD in obese patients 0 None
2011-04-28 UIC receives federal contract to develop antibiotics against three bacterial infections 0 None
2011-04-28 LEO Pharma introduces new Taclonex website for plaque psoriasis treatment 0 5
2011-04-28 Centocor Ortho Biotech receives FDA approval for Zytiga to treat prostate cancer 0 2
2011-04-28 Justices question Vermont's effort to restrict drug data mining 0 None
2011-04-28 Anesthetia does not appear to influence children's brain 0 1
2011-04-28 AstraZeneca introduces new CRESTOR and NEXIUM customer service websites 0 None
2011-04-28 Novo Nordisk first quarter net profit increases 23% to DKK 4,073 million 0 None
2011-04-28 Study focuses on calcium intake among U.S. population 0 None
2011-04-28 Cotinine can reduce plaques linked with dementia and prevent memory loss 0 None
2011-04-28 Researchers begin approved drugs screening for clinical use against rare diseases 0 None
2011-04-28 Pfizer announces global launch of new child nutrition products 0 None
2011-04-28 Seattle BioMed study to identify biomarkers for malaria vaccine design 0 None
2011-04-28 NIH awards UH with $361,000 grant for chikungunya vaccine study 0 None
2011-04-28 Janssen, Beactica enter drug discovery agreement 0 5
2011-04-28 FOIA request on Avastin filed with the FDA 0 None
2011-04-28 Study clarifies ginkgo's pain-reducing effects 0 None
2011-04-27 Promising pain medication may decrease ability to fight off sepsis 0 None
2011-04-27 CMAJ: Canada needs national pharmacare program 0 None
2011-04-27 Clinical study: Plant extract can fight effectively against hay fever 0 None
2011-04-27 Rwanda launches Africa's first nationwide cervical cancer vaccination, detection program 0 None
2011-04-27 Socioeconomic status linked to medication non-adherence in children with epilepsy 0 None
2011-04-27 MSF letter criticizes Johnson & Johnson for not joining Medicines Patent Pool 0 None
2011-04-27 High Court hears arguments regarding access to docs' prescribing data 0 None
2011-04-27 RegenceRx supports DEA program to raise awareness on unused prescription drugs 0 None
2011-04-27 EPO grants patent to Microbix' VIRUSMAX vaccine enhancement technology 0 None
2011-04-27 Rxi secures SBIR grants to develop novel RNAi therapeutics for ALS 0 None
2011-04-27 ISC-4 topical compound may prevent skin cancer lesion formation 0 None
2011-04-27 Azithromycin holds promise for preventing BPD in Ureaplasma-infected preterm infants 0 None
2011-04-27 Columbia requests FDA Priority Review for PROCHIEVE progesterone gel NDA 0 None
2011-04-27 FDA grants orphan drug status to Provectus' PV-10 for liver cancer treatment 0 None
2011-04-26 Lilly and Medtronic’s joint venture in Parkinson’s disease therapy 0 None
2011-04-26 Newer birth control pill raises risk of blood clots 0 None
2011-04-26 Durata attains global rights for dalbavancin to treat abSSSI 0 None
2011-04-26 Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce effectiveness of widely used antidepressant medications 1 None
2011-04-26 Collins, Orszag criticize Ryan plan; Santorum rues Medicare prescription benefit vote 0 None
2011-04-26 Ohio State Roundtable to discuss about cancer drug development 0 None
2011-04-26 Merck receives Health Canada approval for GARDASIL to treat HPV in women upto age 45 0 None
2011-04-26 Caliber opens world's largest plant-made pharmaceutical facility in Bryan 0 None
2011-04-26 Colorectal cancer patients with genetic mutation can benefit from new class of drugs 0 None
2011-04-26 Study: Women use more medications during pregnancy 0 None
2011-04-26 Survey: Pharmacists top OTC product picks in more than 77 total categories 0 None
2011-04-26 Unintentional prescription opioid overdose deaths have reached epidemic proportions in the U.S. 0 5
2011-04-26 Men with high DHA levels may face risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer 0 None
2011-04-26 FDA approves Bayer's new Kogenate FS storage option for hemophilia A treatment 0 None
2011-04-26 KemPharm to formulate and develop KP106 as oral film dosage for ADHD treatment 0 None
2011-04-26 Alkem, Karo Bio partner to license eprotirome 0 None
2011-04-26 Aquilent launches new vaccine government site to help citizens stay healthy 0 None
2011-04-26 Infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia can benefit from azithromycin therapy 0 None
2011-04-26 GSK receives FDA approval for Lamictal XR to treat partial seizures 0 None
2011-04-26 Aetna achieves full pharmacy benefit management accreditation from URAC 0 None
2011-04-25 Kadmon Pharmaceuticals and Nano Terra announce worldwide licensing agreement 0 None
2011-04-25 NovaSterilis novel vaccine patent 0 None
2011-04-25 AstraZeneca selects Biologics as U.S. channel partner for vandetanib 0 None
2011-04-25 CryoLife's BioGlue Surgical Adhesive launched in Japan 0 None
2011-04-25 Mylan launches Letrozole Tablets for hormone receptor-positive early stage breast cancer 0 None
2011-04-25 Pro-Pharmaceuticals receives method patent regarding DAVANAT in Japan 0 None
2011-04-25 POZEN, AstraZeneca file lawsuit against Dr. Reddy's for patent infringement relating to VIMOVO 0 None
2011-04-25 AstraZeneca announces U.S. availability of vandetanib for rare medullary thyroid cancer 0 None
2011-04-25 Supreme Court to weigh drug confidentiality laws 0 None
2011-04-25 Bayer's oral contraceptives may increase risk of blood clots, stroke or heart attack 0 None
2011-04-25 U.S. Court of Appeals rules in favour of Perrigo in PBM infant formula lawsuit 0 5
2011-04-25 New study reports national survey results of physicians who deliver childhood vaccinations 0 1
2011-04-25 Ahead of Immunization Week, WHO calls for countries to come together to control measles outbreak in Europe 0 None
2011-04-25 SAMHSA develops Metro Briefs on drug-related statistics across the nation 0 None
2011-04-25 U.N. Secretary-General calls for scale up of global malaria efforts ahead of World Malaria Day 0 None
2011-04-25 Research sheds light on molecular movements of neural transporters 0 None
2011-04-25 FDA approves Sanofi Pasteur's meningococcal vaccine 0 None
2011-04-25 AP reports on Global Fund malaria drug thefts, issues correction 0 None
2011-04-25 Maxwell Biotech, Sequella enter license agreement to commercialize SQ109 for TB treatment 0 None
2011-04-25 Nano Terra, Kadmon sign deal to license novel product candidates 0 None
2011-04-25 Creative approach can tackle bacterial infections in patients with cystic fibrosis 0 None
2011-04-25 Californians for Patient Care reminds parents about affordable infants' immunizations 0 None
2011-04-25 Bayer's birth control pills may increase risk of venous thromboembolism 0 None
2011-04-24 Sanofi Pasteur receives FDA approval for Menactra to prevent meningococcal disease 0 None
2011-04-22 Rite Aid reduces price of whooping cough vaccine for children in California 0 None
2011-04-22 Daiichi Sankyo's LIXIANA receives Japanese marketing approval 0 None
2011-04-22 Luitpold temporarily suspends distribution of drug products manufactured at Shirley, New York facility 0 None
2011-04-22 United Water and NCPA embark on an effort to encourage safe disposal of unused medications 0 None
2011-04-22 Decision Resources: 63% of neurologists select Tysabri as effective MS treatment 0 None
2011-04-22 NPR: 3 in 4 prescriptions are for generic drugs 0 None
2011-04-22 Fleming ramps up production of ThyroShield to meet increased domestic and international demand 0 None
2011-04-22 Researchers discover new compound to fight against shingles 0 5
2011-04-22 FDA approves Spectrum's FUSILEV Injection to treat metastatic colorectal cancer 0 None
2011-04-22 GM-SCF therapy can reduce flu symptoms and prevent death 0 None
2011-04-22 EPO doping drug can reduce cerebral malaria related deaths 0 1
2011-04-22 USPTO issues patent to Oragenics ProBiora3 for oral care 0 None
2011-04-21 WSU researcher develops potential vaccine for Chlamydia 0 None
2011-04-21 FDA warns four firms to stop making unproven MRSA prevention claims 0 None
2011-04-21 Watson Laboratories seeks FDA approval to market Colesevelam HCI tablets 0 None
2011-04-21 Salix Pharmaceuticals receives three U.S. patents relating to rifaximin 0 None
2011-04-21 Report: Prescription drug spending growth slows 0 None
2011-04-21 Neurelis completes dosing in intranasal diazepam formulation study 0 None
2011-04-21 Feds announce comprehensive plan to combat painkiller abuse 0 None
2011-04-21 Shanghai Pharmaceutical and Pfizer enter MOU to pursue potential business opportunities 0 None
2011-04-20 America’s best loved drugs: Report 0 None
2011-04-20 Stepped up measures to tack rising painkiller abuse 0 None
2011-04-20 Prism Pharmaceuticals to be acquired by Baxter 0 None
2011-04-20 Treatment for Bipolar Disorder now available in Nova Scotia Formulary 0 3
2011-04-20 Mylan launches Famciclovir Tablets 0 None
2011-04-20 Adeona, TG United enter commercial-scale manufacturing agreement for reaZin 0 None
2011-04-20 Forest acquires worldwide rights to novel antiarrhythmic agent azimilide 0 None
2011-04-20 Study demonstrates clinical effectiveness of Systagenix ADAPTIC TOUCH as a primary wound contact layer 0 None
2011-04-20 Covidien supports FDA’s REMS for important class of pain medications 0 None
2011-04-20 Rituxan receives FDA approval for treating two rare diseases 0 None
2011-04-20 TCI forecasts cancer vaccine market to approach $3 billion in 2015 0 None
2011-04-20 Breakdown products of thalidomide cause birth defects: New study 0 None
2011-04-20 FDA approves Rituxan-corticosteroid combination for Wegener's Granulomatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis 0 5
2011-04-19 Plans to combat painkiller abuse 0 None
2011-04-19 EMA CHMP grants positive opinion for Biogen Idec's AVONEX PEN 0 None
2011-04-19 SafeMinds calls for immediate vaccine safety studies in autistic children 1 None
2011-04-19 Cumberland acquires Vanderbilt's ifetroban rights 0 None
2011-04-19 AADSM event to discuss latest advances in sleep-disordered breathing research 0 None
2011-04-19 Canada needs to modernize its pharmaceutical laws to ensure drug safety: CMAJ 0 None
2011-04-19 Seattle enters second ADC research collaboration agreement with Genmab 0 None
2011-04-19 BioSante, Aduro BioTech enter license agreement for GVAX cancer vaccines 0 None
2011-04-19 BioSante licenses Pancreas and Prostate cancer vaccines to Aduro BioTech 0 None
2011-04-19 Bedford Labs launches cancer drug Topotecan Hydrochloride for Injection 0 None
2011-04-19 Drospirenone doesn't carry any risk of gall bladder disease 0 None
2011-04-19 FDA approves Taro's Imiquimod Cream ANDA 0 None
2011-04-18 Pharma Tech expands agreement for Shasta Genstrip 0 None
2011-04-18 Baxter enters definitive agreement to acquire Prism 0 None
2011-04-18 Tibet Pharmaceuticals' updated online Investor Fact Sheet is now available in China 0 None
2011-04-18 FDA accepts Regeneron's VEGF Trap-Eye BLA for review 0 None
2011-04-18 iOWH's semisynthetic ART enters production, distribution phase to combat malaria 0 None
2011-04-18 Biotech Synergy concludes EP-2101 asset transfer, cancer epitopes related portfolio 0 None
2011-04-18 True 2 Beauty launches new sexual enhancement supplements 0 None
2011-04-18 CHMP adopts EU positive opinion for TYSABRI labeling with anti-JCV antibody status 0 None
2011-04-18 Ipsen, Active Biotech sign deal to co-develop and commercialize TASQ 0 None
2011-04-18 Scientists develop new compound for multiple sclerosis treatment 0 None
2011-04-18 Eye physicians need to include low-cost molecular medicine in their tool box 0 None
2011-04-18 Pharmatek receives U.S. DEA approval for Schedule I-V controlled substance analysis 0 None
2011-04-18 Patients with schizophrenia can benefit from L-lysine treatment 0 3.3
2011-04-16 Scientists discover new clues about mechanism behind losartan drug's protective effects 0 3
2011-04-16 Kakadu Complex can protect against high insulin levels 0 2.5
2011-04-16 AHF commends U.S. Congress for strong bipartisan commitment to AIDS 0 None
2011-04-16 NVP-BEZ235 inhibits growth of ovarian cancer cells, increases survival: Study 0 None
2011-04-16 Probiotic may reduce rate of recurrent urinary tract infections in women 0 None
2011-04-16 Johnson & Johnson provides further details regarding distribution rights for REMICADE, SIMPONI 0 None
2011-04-16 Eli Lilly receives FDA complete response letter for liprotamase NDA 0 None
2011-04-16 Boehringer Ingelheim's dabigatran etexilate receives positive opinion from EMA committee 0 None
2011-04-15 U.S. District Court grants preliminary injunction to POZEN's Treximet patent lawsuit 1 None
2011-04-15 JNJ, Merck sign distribution agreement for REMICADE and SIMPONI 0 None
2011-04-15 Patients with COPD can benefit from ICS use 0 None
2011-04-15 Genentech receives FDA approval for Actemra to treat juvenile idiopathic arthritis 0 None
2011-04-15 EMA recommends lifting of suspension of marketing authorization for Octapharma's octagam 0 None
2011-04-15 New JAMA issue focuses on infectious diseases and immunology 0 None
2011-04-15 New mixed-carb plus protein formulation more effective for female athletes 0 None
2011-04-15 GSK announces safety profile of orlistat and alli 0 None
2011-04-15 Serotonin can help promote human intimacy and romantic feelings 0 None
2011-04-15 African genital herpes strains are more infectious than the U.S. virus 0 None
2011-04-15 AHRQ finds 52% increase in medication side effects, injuries between 2004 and 2008 0 None
2011-04-15 Pharmaceuticals stored on space flights may have shorter shelf-life 0 None
2011-04-15 Takeda announces EDARBI availability in U.S. pharmacies for hypertension treatment 0 None
2011-04-15 Women consume more non-prescribed drugs than men 0 None
2011-04-15 Novartis, Duke sign deal to develop pandemic flu vaccine 0 None
2011-04-15 NRC, NCKU partner to develop cancer diagnostic and treatment technologies 0 None
2011-04-15 Consumer group calls for ban on weight loss drugs Alli and Xenical 0 None
2011-04-15 FDA accepts Teva's NDA filing of Bio-T-Gel for male hypogonadism 0 None
2011-04-15 Topamax recall by Johnson & Johnson 0 None
2011-04-15 Major pharmaceutical company, Access sign deal for RNAi therapeutics 0 None
2011-04-15 Ortho-McNeil Neurologics announces voluntary recall of TOPAMAX 100mg Tablets 0 None
2011-04-15 Scientists develop new test for premature babies 0 None
2011-04-15 Botox may offer new hope for patients with low cerebrospinal fluid headaches 0 None
2011-04-15 EPO grants patent to OncoGenex OGX-427 for prostate cancer treatment 0 None
2011-04-15 The Wistar Institute, Advaxis enter research collaboration 0 None
2011-04-12 FDA panel votes in favour of Sunitib (Sutent) for pancreatic tumors 0 None
2011-04-12 Breast cancer patients can benefit from new nanobodies 0 None
2011-04-12 Scientists discover how anti-depressants make new brain cells 0 4
2011-04-12 Hypericin may treat recurrent malignant brain tumors 0 None
2011-04-12 Statin prior to major elective surgery can reduce serious kidney injury 0 None
2011-04-11 Alzheimer’s drug – a failure of sorts: Study 0 None
2011-04-11 GeoVax Labs expands its HIV/AIDS vaccine program with NIAID, NIH and HVTN 0 None
2011-04-11 Auxilium to receive $30 million from Pfizer following XIAPEX sale in EU market 0 None
2011-04-11 PAREXEL's QbD approaches can help pharma companies maximize product quality, safety 0 None
2011-04-11 Study shows how specific nutritional combination may help maintain healthy breast tissue 0 None
2011-04-11 AHF praises CA Treasurer for urging AIDS drug companies to reduce medication costs 0 None
2011-04-11 CINJ experts to comment on vaccine therapy and biomedical informatics 0 None
2011-04-11 Takeda, Heptares collaborate to develop new drugs against CNS disorders 0 None
2011-04-11 Researchers discover new avenue for hypertension, cardiovascular disease treatment 0 None
2011-04-11 Almirall strengthens its respiratory franchise with a new generation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) treatment 0 None
2011-04-11 Immunization does not increase emergency room visit in children with inherited disorders 0 None
2011-04-11 Florida Society of Pain Management Providers applauds Senate President for supporting PDMP 0 None
2011-04-11 Scientists identify new treatment to combat PFAPA syndrome in children 16 3.5
2011-04-11 IDSA, U.S. health officials describe ways to respond to global threat of antimicrobial resistance 0 None
2011-04-11 Opinions: Budget talks, foreign aid; making drugs more accessible to poor 0 None
2011-04-10 New weight loss pill - combination of two existing drugs 0 None
2011-04-08 implements Google Commerce Search for prescription medications 0 None
2011-04-08 Watson confirms patent challenge by Alcon for generic Vigamox 0 None
2011-04-08 Impax, Banner Pharmacaps collaborate for commercialization of softgel capsule products 0 None
2011-04-08 FDA accepts Antares Pharma's Anturol NDA for filing, assigns PDUFA date 0 None
2011-04-08 Researchers test plants used in traditional African medicine against malaria 0 None
2011-04-08 FluCide nanoviricide drug reduces overall leukocytes in lung tissue of influenza model 0 None
2011-04-08 Lecture to explain science behind modern pharmaceutical products 0 None
2011-04-08 Strathclyde establishes new EPSRC Centre to improve chemical manufacturing 0 None
2011-04-08 How the pharmaceutical industry is confronting a changing landscape 0 None
2011-04-08 Frailty in older patients not linked to high risk of adverse drug reactions 0 None
2011-04-08 New substance to tackle drug resistant tuberculosis 0 None
2011-04-08 GeoVax Labs to update its HIV/AIDS vaccine status at World Vaccine Conference 0 None
2011-04-08 GlaxoSmithKline, XenoPort receive FDA approval for Horizant to treat RLS 0 None
2011-04-08 Study suggests depression treatment may have long-term benefits 0 None
2011-04-08 CFFT, Vertex collaborate to develop new medicines for cystic fibrosis 0 4.5
2011-04-08 Study: DBS surgery allows 77% of patients to stop anti-tremor medication use 0 None
2011-04-08 Opinions: Support antibiotic R&D; foreign aid budget cuts 0 None
2011-04-08 IDSA develops plans to combat deadly antibiotic-resistant 'super bugs' 0 None
2011-04-08 Patients with stroke can benefit from antidepressants 0 None
2011-04-07 Shionogi launches CUVPOSA for pediatric chronic severe drooling 0 None
2011-04-07 FDA issues Approvable Letter for Oceana's Solesta in treatment for bowel incontinence 0 None
2011-04-07 CoMeD urges UN to ban mercury use in pharmaceuticals 0 None
2011-04-07 Alnylam to extend RNAi therapeutics research collaboration with AlCana and UBC 0 None
2011-04-07 Alexion submits Soliris marketing applications to FDA, EMA for aHUS treatment 0 None
2011-04-07 Vismodegib is an effective treatment for patients with basal cell carcinomas 0 None
2011-04-07 Powerful natural formula is an effective treatment for men with prostate cancer 0 2
2011-04-07 DSP, BBI sign license agreement for BBI608 0 None
2011-04-07 Patients with type 2 diabetes can benefit from metformin than other drugs 0 1
2011-04-07 AstraZeneca's vandetanib receives FDA approval in medullary thyroid cancer 0 None
2011-04-07 Cliffside encourages patients to continue antidepressant use despite health risks 0 None
2011-04-07 Top 10 global pharmaceutical company, Medicago sign deal to develop non-influenza vaccine 0 3
2011-04-07 Fish oil can serve as beneficial booster for tamoxifen breast cancer therapy 0 None
2011-04-07 Study: Naproxen can reduce colon cancer formation 0 None
2011-04-07 NIH awards HemoShear with Phase I SBIR grant to develop rodent liver system 0 None
2011-04-07 USPTO issues notice of allowance to Mirna's mir34a patent application 0 None
2011-04-07 FDA approves Horizant Extended-Release Tablets for Restless Legs Syndrome 0 4
2011-04-07 U.S. Marshals, FDA seize $6 million worth Triad antiseptic products 0 None
2011-04-07 Progesterone gel can reduce preterm birth in women with short cervix 0 None
2011-04-07 Brazil's Ministry of Health, PharmaPraxis sign deal to manufacture biologic drugs 0 5
2011-04-07 Study: New cancer drug shrinks tumors in mouse model with few side effects 0 5
2011-04-07 AstraZeneca receives FDA approval for vandetanib to treat medullary thyroid cancer 0 None
2011-04-07 Nuron Biotech announces acquisition of Wyeth's HibTITER vaccine assets 0 None
2011-04-06 Lupin grants Salix exclusive worldwide rights to rifaximin 0 None
2011-04-06 BioWa, OBT enter license agreement to advance ADCC programs 0 None
2011-04-06 Optimer, Cubist sign deal to market DIFICID for CDI treatment in the U.S. 0 None
2011-04-06 FDA reports dramatic increase in adverse drug events 0 None
2011-04-06 WSPA, BAWA partner for anti-rabies campaign in Bali 0 None
2011-04-06 Experts welcome World Health Day on antibiotic resistance as timely 0 None
2011-04-06 Novartis' TOBI Podhaler receives Health Canada NOC for Pa treatment in CF patients 0 None
2011-04-06 Shire files lawsuit against Watson over ADDERALL XR patent infringement 0 None
2011-04-06 TZDs might serve as new agents for addiction treatment 0 4
2011-04-06 Two reports show drastic increase in opioid prescriptions in America 0 None
2011-04-06 PQM program launches new public medicine database 0 None
2011-04-06 NIAID awards Aragen Bioscience with three subcontracts to advance preclinical studies 0 None
2011-04-05 R&D Directions names Novavax VLP influenza vaccine as one of top '100 great investigational drugs in development' 0 4.5
2011-04-05 La Jolla acquires GliaMed's novel class of compounds 0 None
2011-04-05 Majority of customers highly satisfied with neighborhood independent drugstores 0 None
2011-04-05 Metformin therapy may protect PCOS women against endometrial cancer 0 None
2011-04-05 Ranolazine is an effective treatment for patients with refractory angina 0 1
2011-04-05 Artemisinin or high-pressure oxygen can boost natural cancer remedy 0 2.3
2011-04-05 Acamprosate can help treat patients with autism, Fragile X syndrome 0 5
2011-04-05 Nicotine has no effect on lung cancer tumor incidence, frequency or size 0 None
2011-04-05 Researchers develop new cancer treatment 0 None
2011-04-05 Cubist enters license agreement with Teva to dismiss CUBICIN patent lawsuit 0 None
2011-04-05 Statins can help prevent risk of death from pneumonia 0 None
2011-04-05 Risperdal Consta can reduce risk of hospitalisation in patients with schizophrenia 0 None
2011-04-05 Exercise may decrease blood flow and oxygen in hypertensive people 0 None
2011-04-05 ETI develops extended release SC depot formulation of NSAID drug meloxicam 0 None
2011-04-05 Gilead's increase of HIV drugs price unreasonable, says AHF 0 None
2011-04-05 Scientists discover new compounds that may help fight against parasitic diseases 0 None
2011-04-05 Boehringer Ingelheim receives FDA approval for Viramune XR to treat HIV-1 infection 0 None
2011-04-04 Pfizer receives FDA Refusal to File letter for tafamidis to treat Transthyretin Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy 0 None
2011-04-04 KKR affiliate to acquire Pfizer's Capsugel business 0 None
2011-04-04 Orexo partner ProStrakan launches Abstral in the US 0 None
2011-04-04 Mylan receives FDA approval for generic Xalatan Ophthalmic Solution 0 None
2011-04-04 Aspirin usage associated with decrease in pancreatic cancer risk 0 None
2011-04-04 BUSPH, The Partnership at collaborate to increase 'Join Together' resource utilization 0 None
2011-04-04 Researchers pinpoint effects of enhanced adult neurogenesis in hippocampus 0 5
2011-04-04 Men who consume digoxin have 24% reduced risk of prostate cancer 0 None
2011-04-04 Study finds increased carbapenem use in VA acute care health facilities over the last 5 years 0 None
2011-04-04 New research reveals potential treatment for HO in children, soldiers 0 None
2011-04-04 Scientists identify new treatment target for squamous cell lung cancer 0 None
2011-04-04 Study: Antidepressants can thicken arteries and lead to heart disease 0 None
2011-04-04 Scientists identify digoxin as possible therapy for prostate cancer 0 None
2011-04-02 Entry inhibitors can provide first new hepatitis B & D treatments for many years 0 None
2011-04-02 Experts must monitor new antiviral compounds for HCV treatment 0 None
2011-04-02 Sunshine Biopharma to present new Adva-27a data against cancer at AACR meeting 0 5
2011-04-02 The Economist examines factors contributing to antimicrobial resistance 0 None
2011-04-02 Array BioPharma to unveil new findings about its anti-cancer programs at AACR Annual Meeting 0 None
2011-04-02 Thalidomide provides new hope for patients with difficult to treat liver cancer 0 None
2011-04-02 Three abstracts from SuperGen PIM kinase inhibitor program to be presented at AACR 0 None
2011-04-02 National survey: 76% of parents trust child's doctor for vaccine-safety information 0 None
2011-04-02 Champions enters exclusive license agreement with BCCA for Irinophore C 0 None
2011-04-02 Willingboro pharmacy dispenses 500 millionth prescription 0 None
2011-04-01 Ther-Rx Corporation announces important initiative to reduce cost of Makena 0 None
2011-04-01 ACADIA extends collaboration agreement with Allergan for drug discovery platform 0 None
2011-04-01 Lilly's Axiron testosterone replacement therapy now available in US pharmacies 0 3.2
2011-04-01 Rx Partnership receives Amerigroup grant to provide Virginians with medication access 0 None
2011-04-01 Valeant, Promius sign deal to market Cloderm Cream 0 None
2011-04-01 Biota receives US$231 million BARDA contract to advance laninamivir development 0 None
2011-04-01 Invida, Roche partner to commercialize primary care products 0 None
2011-04-01 California State Controller urges Merck, Tibotec and ViiV to reduce AIDS drug prices 0 None
2011-04-01 LIFE Biosystems to present MASE data at AACR annual meeting 0 None
2011-04-01 New research finds HIV virus's V3 loop as attractive vaccine target 0 None
2011-04-01 Study confirms D-penicillamine and trientine effective against Wilson disease 0 None
2011-04-01 New data confirms antiviral activity of fluvastatin in patients with HCV 0 None
2011-04-01 Biota Scientific receives BARDA contract to develop single-dose antiviral drug 0 None
2011-04-01 Medicare moves to pay for Provenge 0 None
2011-04-01 Treatment for HBV infection with entecavir followed by lamivudine results in virologic rebound 0 None
2011-04-01 Watson, GeneraMedix receive FDA approval for Nulecit to treat iron deficiency anemia 0 None


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