Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - June 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-06-30 Some generic anti-epilepsy drugs may not be effective 0 None
2011-06-30 VIVUS submits avanafil NDA to FDA for treatment of erectile dysfunction 0 None
2011-06-30 Research raises questions about some generic epilepsy drugs 0 None
2011-06-30 Valeant to acquire rights relating to Elidel and Xerese from Meda 0 None
2011-06-30 Swaziland's supply of antiretroviral drugs running low 0 1
2011-06-30 Study provides novel information about clinical potential of anti-cancer antibiotics 0 None
2011-06-30 Obstetricians/gynecologists rank Pfizer as No. 1 pharmaceutical company: SDI 0 None
2011-06-30 Drug companies collaborate with DNDi support to develop drug for African sleeping sickness 0 None
2011-06-30 Valeant, Meda partner for life cycle opportunities for Elidel and Xerese 0 None
2011-06-30 Almirall, Forest Labs submit aclidinium bromide NDA to FDA for treatment of COPD 0 None
2011-06-30 Recombinant attenuated Salmonella vaccines hold promise against infectious diseases 0 4
2011-06-30 Physicians urge FDA not to approve Truvada as an HIV prevention pill 0 None
2011-06-30 Early metformin treatment may prevent adolescent polycystic ovary syndrome 0 None
2011-06-30 FDA's ODAC recommends withdrawal of Avastin approval for metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2011-06-30 Dendreon receives FDA approval for Los Angeles cancer immunotherapy manufacturing facility 0 None
2011-06-30 Viewpoints: Calif.'s budget, Supreme Court drug rulings, the Avastin debate 0 None
2011-06-29 Supreme Court rules in favor of ‘pharma’ data mining 0 None
2011-06-29 Vaccines may be given in food in the near future 0 None
2011-06-29 FDA looks at Avastin risks 0 None
2011-06-29 Patients, scientists in different corners for cancer drug fight 0 None
2011-06-29 Exciton enters distribution agreement with Marathon Medical 0 None
2011-06-29 Cipher grants Vertical exclusive U.S. distribution rights to CIP-TRAMADOL ER 0 None
2011-06-29 Suneva Medical receives Health Canada marketing approval for Bellafill 0 None
2011-06-29 Hi-Tech Pharmacal pays $3.6M for rights to Atley's branded pain treatment products 0 None
2011-06-29 Medivir, Meda renegotiate agreement for cold sores medicine, Xerese 0 None
2011-06-29 Study proves efficacy of cellulose powder, without any adverse effects, in treatment of hay fever for children 0 None
2011-06-29 Bayer Yakuhin seeks marketing authorization in Japan for EYLEA for treatment of wet AMD 0 None
2011-06-29 Bristol-Myers Squibb and Mylan expand access to HIV drug Reyataz in sub-Saharan Africa and India 0 None
2011-06-28 Bio-Nucleonics' generic Metastron, an option for metastatic cancer bone pain therapy 0 None
2011-06-28 Tibotec, Gilead Sciences enter license agreement for new combination product of PREZISTA and cobicistat 0 None
2011-06-28 Merck, UPS extend logistics and distribution agreement 0 None
2011-06-28 Drug labels sometimes lack key safety warnings: Consumer Reports Health 0 None
2011-06-28 NUROMOL non-prescription painkiller now available in pharmacies across the UK 0 None
2011-06-28 DSM introduces Kremer Method for rapid, cost effective production of biopharmaceuticals 0 None
2011-06-28 Drug shortages have tripled during the last six years 0 None
2011-06-28 FDA hearing on breast cancer drug set for this week 0 None
2011-06-28 Amgen files sBLA for XGEVA with FDA to treat castrate-resistant prostate cancer 0 None
2011-06-28 Accelerated hepatitis B vaccination schedule effective for high-risk pregnant women 0 None
2011-06-27 Australian Nobel Prize winner closer to delivering vaccines in food after positive first study in humans 0 None
2011-06-27 New and effective diabetes drug seeking approval 0 5
2011-06-27 FDA directive on anemia drug in kidney disease patients 0 None
2011-06-27 EMA acceptance of brentuximab vedotin MAA triggers $5M milestone payment to Seattle Genetics 0 None
2011-06-27 Endo recalls two lots of Endocet Tablets 0 None
2011-06-27 Health Canada approves Tasigna for newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive CML 0 None
2011-06-27 FDA accepts for filing Columbia's PROCHIEVE progesterone gel NDA 0 None
2011-06-27 FDA issues Complete Response Letter for Pfizer's REMOXY NDA 0 None
2011-06-27 Anticholinergic medications linked to risk of cognitive impairment, death in older population 0 2
2011-06-27 Study finds no adverse effects of vitamin D supplements in pregnant women, newborns 0 None
2011-06-27 EMA accepts Millennium's MAA for ADCETRIS to treat lymphoma 0 None
2011-06-27 FDA recommends conservative dosing guidelines for ESAs to treat anemia in patients with CKD 0 None
2011-06-27 New anti-inflammatory drug improves kidney function in patients with type 2 diabetes 0 None
2011-06-27 Matrix honors EP Vantage with European Mediscience 2011 Commentator of the Year award 0 1
2011-06-27 Vaccination against rotavirus decreases hospitalization rates among infants 0 None
2011-06-27 Intravenous diclofenac holds promise against severe pain following oral surgery 0 None
2011-06-27 Some HIV drugs can cause premature ageing 0 None
2011-06-24 Isotechnika's partner Lux to appeal EMA CHMP decision against Luveniq 0 None
2011-06-24 EMA approves Shire's new REPLAGAL manufacturing facility in Lexington 0 None
2011-06-24 EMA CHMP recommends approval of linagliptin for type 2 diabetes 0 None
2011-06-24 Supreme Court sides with drug makers in two decisions 0 None
2011-06-24 Nutrastar opens Harbin specialty store in central Nangang District 0 None
2011-06-24 FDA approves second anti-HIV drug from Rutgers-Janssen collaboration 0 5
2011-06-24 FDA approves Lannett's NDA for Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution 0 None
2011-06-24 EMA CHMP issues positive opinion for Baxter's IVIG therapy for multifocal motor neuropathy 0 None
2011-06-24 Unavailability of Avastin more dangerous risk for breast cancer patients, says FAMEDS founder 0 None
2011-06-24 Pfizer and Pain Therapeutics receive FDA Complete Response Letter for resubmission of REMOXY NDA 0 None
2011-06-24 Automated screening system helps identify cases of unexpected drug diversions 0 None
2011-06-24 ViroPharma receives positive European CHMP opinion for Buccolam to treat acute seizures 0 None
2011-06-24 Cocaine contaminated with livestock de-worming drug causes painful purpura 0 None
2011-06-24 Scientists develop new NO delivery system to fortify effects of Viagra in the body 0 None
2011-06-24 Endo's complete response for new formulation of OPANA ER NDA accepted by the FDA 0 None
2011-06-24 Inhaled corticosteroids linked to increased risk of fractures in patients with COPD 0 None
2011-06-24 Mylan introduces generic Entocort EC capsules for treatment of Crohn's disease 0 None
2011-06-24 USPTO issues Notice of Allowance for Neurocrine's NBI-98854 to treat tardive dyskinesia 0 None
2011-06-24 AMT receives CHMP opinion on Glybera Marketing Authorisation Application 0 None
2011-06-24 Anticholinergic drugs might increase risk of cognitive impairment, death in older people 0 None
2011-06-24 Health Canada grants market authorization for Sanofi-aventis Jevtana to treat prostate cancer 0 None
2011-06-24 FDA grants Orphan Drug Designation for Accentia's Revimmune to treat two autoimmune diseases 0 None
2011-06-23 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on generic drugs 0 None
2011-06-23 Some drug mixtures may be fatal for elderly: study 0 None
2011-06-23 Scil Technology receives public research grant for novel rheumatoid arthritis treatments 0 None
2011-06-23 Health Canada approves PURE Hard Surface disinfectant 0 None
2011-06-23 GAD vaccine DIAPREV-IT study in high-risk children continues as planned 0 4
2011-06-23 PNP Pharmaceuticals contracted as exclusive global manufacturer of Fero Industries' Sucanon 0 None
2011-06-23 FDA grants Fast Track designation for Repligen's RG3039 to treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy 0 None
2011-06-23 Watson Pharmaceuticals expands Salt Lake City R&D and manufacturing facility 0 None
2011-06-23 The role of pharmaceutical companies in global health 0 None
2011-06-23 Insight into future development of global pharmaceutical industry 0 2
2011-06-23 AP: Walgreens, Express Scripts at odds in contract negotiations 0 None
2011-06-23 MEDA seeks marketing authorization for Zyclara in Europe 0 None
2011-06-23 Daewoong, Medivir sign distribution agreement for Xerclear in China and Hong Kong 0 None
2011-06-23 Axxam receives ADDF grant to develop new therapeutics for Alzheimer's 0 None
2011-06-23 AstraZeneca, Jubilant announce delivery outcomes and early success in Pain therapeutic area 0 None
2011-06-23 Incivek-combination therapy increases chances of HCV patients achieving viral cure 0 None
2011-06-23 Mothers receiving influenza vaccination during pregnancy also protect infants 0 None
2011-06-23 India looking to supply generic drugs to Japan 0 None
2011-06-23 Sanofi Pasteur establishes new vaccine research and development facility in Canada 0 None
2011-06-23 Rush scientist receives NIH grant to evaluate whether cinnamon may treat MS 0 None
2011-06-23 LPI receives final FDA approval for generic version of Levaquin tablets 0 None
2011-06-22 FDA approves ProStrakan's Rectiv for pain associated with anal fissures 0 None
2011-06-22 VENENUM opens new medicinal chemistry facility in Hamilton, NJ 0 1
2011-06-22 Pharmasset receives U.S. patent titled 'Nucleoside Phosphoramidate Prodrugs' 0 None
2011-06-22 Homosexual men with prostate cancer more likely to report problems with bicalutamide drug 0 4
2011-06-22 Supreme Court accepts case that could shape field of personalized medicine 0 None
2011-06-22 Scientists apply math model to HIV to discover targets for vaccines or drugs 0 None
2011-06-22 Dr. Reddy's Labs launches generic version of LEVAQUIN tablets in the U.S. 1 None
2011-06-22 Use public-private partnerships to improve access to essential health products 0 None
2011-06-22 Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs reduce risk of diabetes from RA, psoriasis 0 None
2011-06-22 Frankincense may help treat painful arthritis 0 None
2011-06-22 Research focuses on how marijuana affects decision-making process 0 5
2011-06-22 New-onset diabetes risk increases with intensive-dose statin therapy 0 None
2011-06-22 Biotest, Abbott partner to develop and commercialize BT-061 for autoimmune diseases 0 None
2011-06-22 Palatin receives U.S. patent titled ‘Amino Acid Surrogates for Peptidic Constructs' 0 None
2011-06-21 AusBiotech supports ‘Raising the Bar’ 0 None
2011-06-21 CSL Biotherapies statement on FDA warning letter 0 None
2011-06-21 Respira reports results of DPI drug engine clinical study against COPD, asthma 0 None
2011-06-21 EC grants marketing authorization to BYDUREON for treatment of type 2 diabetes 0 None
2011-06-21 IPS examines access to treatment for drug-resistant TB 0 None
2011-06-21 FDA confirms printed prescription drug ads affect consumer understanding of medications 0 None
2011-06-21 New anti-abuse formulation of painkiller Oxycodone 0 None
2011-06-21 Government and private sector must work together on HIV vaccine 0 None
2011-06-21 U.S. FDA approves generic Levaquin for treatment of bacterial infections 0 None
2011-06-21 Rheonix, Mayo Clinic partner for genotyping test to assist warfarin sensitivity 0 None
2011-06-20 Mayo Clinic announces collaboration on genotyping test for Warfarin sensitivity 0 None
2011-06-20 Benitec’s pain program validated by independent study 0 None
2011-06-20 Contaminated cocaine may lead to public health epidemic 0 None
2011-06-20 Photocure launches Photodynamic Cosmetic for improving skin appearance 0 None
2011-06-20 NanoViricides plans to lease new cGMP manufacturing and lab space 0 None
2011-06-20 Supreme Court ruling would affect around 10,000 Reglan-metoclopramide lawsuits 0 None
2011-06-20 Pulmatrix introduces novel iSPERSE inhaled dry powder drug delivery platform 0 None
2011-06-20 Acura, Pfizer receive FDA approval for OXECTA Tablets to manage severe pain 0 None
2011-06-20 Endo Pharmaceuticals, Jubilant achieve milestone in cancer drug development program 0 None
2011-06-20 Concert earns $4M milestone payment from GSK collaboration 0 None
2011-06-20 Ground breaking treatment for Cystic Fibrosis 0 None
2011-06-20 One in ten Europe's middle-aged citizens took antidepressants during 2010 0 None
2011-06-20 Chengdu Tianyin files renewal application for High Tech Enterprise Status 0 None
2011-06-20 Pharma IQ publishes results of Industry-wide distribution survey 0 None
2011-06-19 Risperidone recall by J&J 0 None
2011-06-18 FDA approves NULOJIX 0 None
2011-06-18 Watson Pharmaceuticals confirms SEASONIQUE patent challenge 0 None
2011-06-18 HPV vaccine shows success in young Australian women, study says 0 1
2011-06-18 Controversy over F.D.A.-Avastin decision to reignite June 28-29 with new round of hearings 0 None
2011-06-18 Economist examines decade of changes in vaccine field 0 None
2011-06-18 Niclosamide drug effective against colon cancer metastasis 0 None
2011-06-17 RHEI receives Chinese SFDA acceptance letter for MuGard 0 None
2011-06-17 Joint venture to manufacture and distribute tenofovir gel in Africa 0 None
2011-06-17 Fast-acting antidepressant effect of ketamine 0 None
2011-06-17 Medical societies urge diabetes patients to remain on their prescribed medications 0 None
2011-06-17 PEG hydrogel sealant effectively encloses surgical wounds after spinal procedures 0 None
2011-06-17 Menafrivac more effective, less expensive than older meningitis vaccines, studies say 0 None
2011-06-16 New Australian drug shows positive response in patients with multiple myeloma blood cancer 3 2.4
2011-06-16 CEVEC and Catalent Pharma Solutions offer joint cell line development service 0 None
2011-06-16 Potent reagent for reliable stem cell differentiation 0 None
2011-06-16 Researchers reveal why anti-androgen therapy may fail in men with prostate cancer 0 None
2011-06-16 Geisinger uses mandatory approach to improve healthcare worker influenza vaccination rates 0 None
2011-06-16 'Cell membrane capsules' made from real living cells improve functional drug delivery 0 None
2011-06-16 Antibiotics overprescribed for in home-care patients 0 None
2011-06-16 InNexus files patent protection for new Age-related Macular Degeneration therapeutic 0 None
2011-06-16 Liraglutide medication can help treat type 1 diabetes 0 5
2011-06-16 Potential new drug therapies targeting genetic mutations benefit lung-cancer patients 0 None
2011-06-16 ViroPharma receives European Centralized Marketing Authorization for Cinryze for treatment of HAE 0 None
2011-06-16 Bristol-Myers Squibb receives FDA approval for Nulojix to prevent organ rejection after kidney transplant 0 None
2011-06-15 Cholesterol-lowering statins reduce rate of mortality and cardiovascular events 0 None
2011-06-15 Cardinal Health renews pharmaceutical distribution agreement with Prime Therapeutics 0 None
2011-06-15 Galectin strengthens cancer drug patent portfolio in Europe 0 None
2011-06-15 FDA issues final rulemaking on testing and labeling of sunscreen products 0 None
2011-06-15 Leukothera effectively treats psoriasis in humanized mouse xenograft transplantation model 0 None
2011-06-15 GlycoVaxyn's Second Annual Science Day to highlight challenges of vaccine industry 0 2
2011-06-15 Botox injections can reduce wrinkles with half as many sessions after 20 months 0 None
2011-06-15 Editorial, opinion pieces respond to GAVI pledging conference 0 None
2011-06-15 APP announces $38 million expansion of New York manufacturing facility 0 None
2011-06-15 Researchers reveal how anti-arrhythmic drugs control irregular heartbeats 0 None
2011-06-15 Meningitis vaccine showing success in West Africa 0 None
2011-06-15 Study investigates effects of dopamine replacement therapy on cognition in patients with Parkinson's 0 None
2011-06-15 Large donations help GAVI raise $4.3B, exceeding goal 0 None
2011-06-15 Jamieson introduces UC-II undenatured collagen to relieve osteoarthritis pain 0 None
2011-06-15 OCuSOFT, Ardeo partner to distribute novel dry eye therapy in the U.S. and Canada 0 None
2011-06-15 TIA, CONRAD enter license agreement to manufacture and distribute Tenofovir1% gel in Africa 0 None
2011-06-15 PDR launches new online network to collect, distribute adverse drug events in the U.S. 0 None
2011-06-15 GSK, Arecor enter license agreement to develop advanced formulations of vaccines 0 None
2011-06-15 New FDA rules for sunscreen labels 0 3
2011-06-15 FDA approves Abbott's CREON capsules for treatment of EPI due to cystic fibrosis 0 None
2011-06-14 Abbott’s CREON receives FDA approval for infant-specific dose 0 None
2011-06-14 Boiron launches new natural and non-steroidal products for athletes to treat muscle pain 0 None
2011-06-14 FDA extends Pacira's EXPAREL PDUFA goal date by three months 0 None
2011-06-14 Humira defect lawyers file suit against Abbott Laboratories in federal court 0 1
2011-06-14 Universal influenza vaccination may reduce health care costs in the U.S. 0 None
2011-06-14 C-Path, IMI sign MoU to accelerate development of safer, more effective medicines for patients 0 None
2011-06-14 B. Braun receives FDA approval to use 1g and 2g Ceftazidime in DUPLEX Drug Delivery System 0 None
2011-06-14 CTI completes pixantrone NDA resubmission meeting with FDA's Division of Oncology Drug Products 0 None
2011-06-14 Dengue vaccine could be available in four years 0 None
2011-06-14 Cypress receives FDA approval for ZUTRIPRO, REZIRA NDA to treat cough and common cold 0 None
2011-06-13 Nose spray vaccine for type 1 diabetes could be a reality soon 0 None
2011-06-13 Formaldehyde & other chemicals declared carcinogenic: Report 0 None
2011-06-13 New drug more effective than standard treatment to prevent heart-attack deaths 0 None
2011-06-13 Alios, Vertex sign worldwide license agreement to develop new hepatitis C combination medicines 0 None
2011-06-13 Servier, Cortex sign new option agreement for AMPAKINE technology 0 None
2011-06-13 Mystic's key manufacturing technology for drug, biologic delivery systems receives U.S. patent 0 None
2011-06-13 New decade of vaccines 0 None
2011-06-13 Risky behavior, psychiatric disorders and substance abuse contribute to opioid overdose 0 None
2011-06-13 New swine flu variant shows some resistance to drugs, report says 0 None
2011-06-13 FDA approves Valeant's Potiga Tablets for treatment of partial-onset seizures 0 None
2011-06-13 Low-cost meningitis vaccine cuts cases in African countries, data show 0 None
2011-06-13 Hanwha, Merck partner to develop and commercialize HD203 0 None
2011-06-13 Valeant Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for Potiga 0 None
2011-06-13 LA/hypnosis combination during surgery can aid healing process, reduce drug use and hospital stay time 0 None
2011-06-13 Merck receives FDA approval for redesigned drug container labels 0 None
2011-06-10 Larger trial study needed to decide fate of niacin 0 None
2011-06-10 Experts discuss impact of new vaccines on global health 0 None
2011-06-10 Researchers and advocates form new vaccine foundation 0 None
2011-06-10 Amylin disappointed with U.S. District Court's ruling in BYETTA preliminary injunction 0 None
2011-06-10 Mothers' B vitamin intake protects children against intestinal tumors 0 None
2011-06-10 LGL to host third annual pharmacogenetic conference on 8-9th November 2011 0 None
2011-06-10 FDA grants Fast Track Designation for Emergent BioSolutions' NuThrax vaccine 0 None
2011-06-09 Drugs for enlarged prostate raise cancer risk 0 None
2011-06-09 New vaccines on the horizon 0 None
2011-06-09 Respira introduces breakthrough Dry Powder Inhaler 0 None
2011-06-09 New vaccine leads to dramatic fall in meningitis A cases 0 None
2011-06-09 University of Mississippi grants ChromaDex global rights to pterostilbene 0 None
2011-06-09 Merck announces changes to high-dose simvastatin prescribing information in the U.S. 1 1
2011-06-09 JDRF, Selecta Biosciences partner to develop type 1 diabetes vaccine 0 None
2011-06-09 Ameritox launches Rx Guardian CD, next-generation pain-medication monitoring solution 0 None
2011-06-09 U.S. FDA announces safety label changes for cholesterol-lowering medication, simvastatin 0 None
2011-06-09 Agensys, Seattle Genetics to co-develop second antibody-drug conjugate for multiple solid tumors 0 None
2011-06-09 IPS examines negotiations over intellectual property laws affecting generic AIDS drugs 0 None
2011-06-08 Paladin to commercialize Silenor for treatment of insomnia in Canada, South America and Africa 0 None
2011-06-08 Therapeutic equivalent to replace penicillin 0 None
2011-06-08 Adoption of premium-priced sclerotherapy agents will contribute to growth of US sclerotherapy market 0 None
2011-06-08 Novation recognizes APP with NOVAPLUS Pharmacy Manufacturer of the Year 0 None
2011-06-08 GSK, Crucell to test second-generation malaria vaccine 0 None
2011-06-08 GAVI appeals for $3.7B ahead of pledging conference despite lower vaccine prices 0 None
2011-06-08 OzHealth Pharma, Moberg Derma partner to distribute Emtrix in Australia and New Zealand 0 None
2011-06-08 Bio-Nucleonics resumes production of metastatic cancer drug, Strontium-89 0 None
2011-06-08 FDA grants orphan drug designation for Edison's EPI-743 to treat inherited mitochondrial diseases 0 None
2011-06-08 Combined contraceptive pill does not cause weight gain in young women 0 None
2011-06-08 FDA approves Mylan's ANDA for Donepezil HCl Tablets to treat dementia linked with Alzheimer's 0 None
2011-06-07 Thermo Fisher Scientific launches new triple quadrupole gas chromatography-mass spectrometry system 0 None
2011-06-07 Shire Canada receives expanded indication for MEZAVANT for treatment of ulcerative colitis 0 5
2011-06-07 FDA accepts Topaz's ivermectin NDA for treatment for head lice infestations 0 None
2011-06-07 Zoledronate at lower dose effective in reducing risk of osteoporotic fractures 0 None
2011-06-07 Intrexon, Halozyme partner to develop subcutaneous alpha 1-antitrypsin for A1AT deficiency 0 2
2011-06-07 Bayer HealthCare seeks EU marketing authorization of VEGF Trap-Eye for treatment of wet AMD 0 None
2011-06-07 EC approves Biogen Idec's AVONEX PEN to treat multiple sclerosis 0 None
2011-06-07 Increases in VEGF-family markers in metastatic colorectal cancer patients associated with Avastin resistance 0 None
2011-06-07 APP to commence marketing Letrozole Tablets for breast cancer in the U.S. 0 None
2011-06-07 Female cancer survivors benefit from natural nutritional supplement 0 None
2011-06-07 FDA issues revised PDUFA date for Lannett's Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution NDA 0 None
2011-06-07 Testosterone spray may slow cognitive decline in post-menopausal women 0 None
2011-06-07 Women with low bone density more likely to benefit from bisphosphonate drug 0 None
2011-06-07 Actavis receives final FDA approval for Zolpidem ER Tablets 1 None
2011-06-07 Focus on getting more people on antiretroviral therapy as AIDS turns 30 0 None
2011-06-06 PATH malaria vaccine initiative to collaborate with GSK and Crucell in development of 2nd-generation malaria vaccine 0 4
2011-06-06 Several drug makers plan to lower prices of vaccines for GAVI purchase 0 None
2011-06-06 Dr. Reddy’s launches generic ARICEPT, EFFEXOR XR and FEMARA in the US 0 None
2011-06-06 Ganeden Biotech sells Sustenex and Digestive Advantage to Schiff for $40 million 0 None
2011-06-06 TenX BioPharma grants Emergent BioSolutions rights to zanolimumab 0 2
2011-06-06 FDA grants orphan drug designation for Aradigm's ciprofloxacin to manage bronchiectasis 0 None
2011-06-06 FDA accepts Sunovion ciclesonide HFA nasal aerosol NDA for review 0 None
2011-06-06 Topiramate drug can help people lose weight 0 4.5
2011-06-06 Formoterol medication shows promise for improving fat and protein metabolism in men 0 None
2011-06-06 Bharat Biotech announces the pricing for ROTAVAC vaccine 0 None
2011-06-06 Formoterol drug improves fat burning and protein metabolism in men 0 None
2011-06-06 Anti-ghrelin vaccine decreases food intake and increases calorie burning in mice 1 None
2011-06-05 New skin cancer drug brings hope 0 None
2011-06-05 GAVI welcomes lower pentavalent vaccine price 0 None
2011-06-05 Safety of birth control pills under scrutiny 0 None
2011-06-04 Scientists find way to protect kidney from cancer drug toxicity 0 None
2011-06-04 HRT reduces risk of breast cancer in women with BRCA mutations after ovary removal 0 5
2011-06-04 Recommendations on new cancer drug review process fall short in several ways: CCAC 0 None
2011-06-04 International drug policy panel calls for legalization of some drugs, de-criminalizing drug use 0 None
2011-06-04 Department of Health urges caregivers, parents to update students' immunizations 0 None
2011-06-04 Enzyme Research journal publishes new peer-reviewed article involving Protandim 0 5
2011-06-04 PTEN does not reduce effectiveness of breast cancer drug, Herceptin: Study 0 None
2011-06-04 Study assesses public's willingness to consider pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention 0 None
2011-06-04 Gabapentin medication induces anorgasmia in older and elderly patients 0 3.5
2011-06-04 Decreasing iron-storing protein expression can enhance action of brain cancer therapy: Researchers 0 None
2011-06-04 Patent infringement suit filed against Impax Laboratories in connection with Detrol 0 None
2011-06-04 Research in progress for novel protein kinase inhibitors: GEN 0 None
2011-06-04 Medical oncologists confirm benefits of crizotinib in ALK positive lung cancer 0 None
2011-06-03 Bexarotene and erlotinib drugs effective in treating advanced lung cancer 0 None
2011-06-03 Preclinical study: Combination therapy of SPX-106 and D-tagatose reduces triglycerides and cholesterol 0 None
2011-06-03 Longer looks: Is American medicine destroying itself? 0 None
2011-06-03 Orexigen meets FDA to gain clarity on approval for Contrave NDA to treat obesity 0 None
2011-06-03 Insight into beneficial epilepsy treatments for children with autism 0 None
2011-06-03 UC review finds rate of rtPA treatment for ischemic stroke in the U.S. doubled since 2005 0 None
2011-06-03 Syndax receives U.S. patent for entinostat to treat metastatic cancers 0 None
2011-06-03 PQA honors Kaiser Permanente for outstanding performance in medication safety 0 None
2011-06-03 FDA approves Mylan's ANDA for Venlafaxine HCl ER Capsules to treat depressive, anxiety disorder 0 None
2011-06-02 Repligen announces completion of RG1068 pre-New Drug Application meeting with U.S. FDA 0 None
2011-06-02 Teva receives FDA approval to market Eisai's Alzheimer's treatment Aricept Tablets in the U.S. 0 None
2011-06-02 XTL receives FDA Orphan-drug designation for rHuEPO drug to treat Multiple Myeloma 0 None
2011-06-01 China's SFDA grants production license to TPI anti-diabetic drug Gliclazide 0 None
2011-06-01 EMA accepts Pfizer's filing of axitinib for regulatory review to treat advanced renal cell carcinoma 0 None
2011-06-01 Alexion's sBLA for Soliris receives FDA Priority Review designation to treat aHUS 0 None
2011-06-01 Spanish Medicines Agency grants IMP License to Midatech's clinical grade nanoparticles 0 None
2011-06-01 UNICEF publishes vaccine costs in an effort to promote price competition 0 None
2011-06-01 Lymphoma vaccine extends disease-free survival by 14 months 0 None
2011-06-01 FDA approves APP Pharmaceuticals' Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection 0 None
2011-06-01 E64d reduces Aβ levels and improves memory function in brains of Alzheimer's disease mice 0 None
2011-06-01 Suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid holds promise against familial frontotemporal dementia 0 None
2011-06-01 MorphoSys to start share buy-back 0 None
2011-06-01 European Commission grants Orphan Drug Designation for CSL Behring's rVIIa-FP to treat hemophilia 0 None
2011-06-01 Eculizumab effective for treating hemolytic-uremic syndrome from EHEC 0 None
2011-06-01 Type II diabetes drug may slow or stop breast cancer tumor metastasis 0 1
2011-06-01 Centocor Ortho Biotech, AVEO sign license deal to develop, commercialize RON-targeted antibodies 0 None
2011-06-01 Birth control pill safety issues raised 0 None


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