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7/23/17 - 5 Top NASDAQ Biotech Stocks: Novavax Leads the Week
Last week saw the potential for a major development in the gene therapy sector take the spotlight when it was announced the US Food and Drug Administration approved Spark Therapeutics gene therapy for a rare genetically caused blindness. Novavax Agenus Sierra Oncology Durect Cogentix Novavax. Agenus is a company focused on their portfolio of...
7/23/17 - A Reminder That Meds and Grapefruit Don't Always Mix
That's the message from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA requires some prescription and over-the-counter drugs taken by mouth to include warnings against drinking grapefruit juice or eating grapefruit while taking the drug. When there is too much drug in the blood, you may have more side effects, "the FDA's Shiew Mei Huang said in an
7/23/17 - Beyond the nasty needle: Trying to make vaccines more comfy and convenient
News this summer of a flu vaccine patch sparked a lot of chatter. Could getting vaccinated be as easy as putting on a bandage? But one version developed by Georgia Tech's Laboratory for Drug Delivery showed promising results in its first human clinical trial, according to a study published in The Lancet in June.
7/23/17 - Brain Boosters A Gold Mine For Supplements Industry But Benefits Are Hotly Disputed
A few years ago, motivated by a family history of dementia, Bea Pena-Reames began using a dietary supplement that promised improved memory and brain health. "I'm typically a joyful person, but I couldn't shake this depression and intense sense of sadness," said Pena-Reames, 56, a former high school biology teacher who lives in north Texas. Product
7/23/17 - Demand notices of Rs 74.65 crore issued to pharma companies [India Infoline News Service]
Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemicals and Fertilisers, Mansukh Lal Mandaviya, informed that during the monitoring of compliance of various provisions of Drugs Order, 2013 by drug manufacturers, it is seen that the provisions related to new drugs have not been followed in some cases, wherein pharmaceut
7/23/17 - DIVI'S LAB
Divi's Laboratories, the drug company, has registered 41.50 percent decline in standalone net profit at Rs176.54 crore in Apr- Jun 2017 as compared to Rs301.81 crore in Apr- Jun 2016.
7/23/17 - Findings from University of Missouri Provides New Data about Orthopedics (The Methodology of Clinical Studies Used by the FDA for Approval of...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Medical Letter on the CDC& FDA Investigators publish new report on Orthopedics. According to news reporting originating in Kansas City, Missouri, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "The purpose of this investigation was to examine the methodology of clinical trials used by the U.S. Food and Drug Admini
7/23/17 - Findings on Clinical Trials and Studies Detailed by Researchers at University of Washington (Efficacy evaluation of an anti-caries varnish: protocol...
Findings on Clinical Trials and Studies Detailed by Researchers at University of Washington. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Medical Letter on the CDC& FDA Data detailed on Clinical Research- Clinical Trials and Studies have been presented. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the University of Washington, "The obj
7/23/17 - Greenwich's Dr. Raymond Sackler, Maker Of OxyContin, Dies At 97
Raymond Sackler of Greenwich, a co-founder of the Stamford- based drug manufacturer Purdue Pharma, died July 17 after a brief illness. Raymond Sackler and his brothers, Arthur and Mortimer, both also deceased, are also associated with the Sackler Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Freer and Sackler Gallery at the Smithsoni
7/23/17 - Janssen Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for SYMTUZA? The First Darunavir-Based Single-Tablet Regimen for the Treatment of HIV [India Infoline News Service]
Janssen-Cilag International NV today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has issued a Positive Opinion recommending marketing authorisation for SYMTUZA?, a once-daily darunavir-based single tablet regimen. Darunavir is one of the most widely used HIV treatments in the European Unio
7/23/17 - Klobuchar calls for congressional action to ease insulin prices
Insulin INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/ AFP/Getty Images. The Democratic senator scheduled a news conference Sunday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul to call for congressional action. Klobuchar called for votes on bills she is pushing in Congress that increase competition by allowing Medicare to negotiate lower prices for prescription drugs, ease restrictions on
7/23/17 - Letter to the editor: One addiction produces another
Opioid addiction is highest in counties with the largest percentage of Medicaid and Social Security Disability recipients. Legally prescribed opioid drugs in these counties is three to five times higher than average- and so are opioid deaths. This result is paid for by federal funds.
7/23/17 - Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' Association to organise 3rd Pakistan Pharma summit on 24th July - Press Release issued by Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' Association
Following is the text of press release issued by Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' Association. Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' Association is organizing the3rdPakistan Pharma Summit on Monday in Lahore that has now become the annual biggest gathering in the country of people associated with Pharmaceutical industry, theme of summit this
7/23/17 - Pharmaceutical giant Teva to lay off employees at Israel branches [Jerusalem Post (Israel)]
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on Sunday announced intentions to lay off employees at two Israeli production facilities as part of a company-wide reorganization and effort to strengthen the firm s global brand. Israel, and the Negev in particular, are important to Teva, and our activity here will continue to be a significant part of the compa
7/23/17 - Raymond Sackler, Founder Of Stamford's Purdue Pharma, Dies At 97
Raymond Sackler of Greenwich, a co-founder of the Stamford- based drug manufacturer Purdue Pharma, died July 17 after a brief illness. Raymond Sackler and his brothers, Arthur and Mortimer, both also deceased, are also associated with the Sackler Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Freer and Sackler Gallery at the Smithsoni
7/23/17 - Supply Of Veterinary Medicines, Consumables And Fodder-milk Replacer For The Needs Of Livestock Breeding In Dobrudzha Agricultural Institute - General Toshevo, By Lot": - Lot 1 - "delivery Of Veterinary Medicines And Consumables", With A Maximum Fina
Tenders are invited for "Supply of veterinary medicines, consumables and fodder-milk replacer for the needs of livestock breeding in Dobrudzha Agricultural Institute- General Toshevo, by lot":- Lot 1- "Delivery of veterinary medicines and consumables", with a maximum Financial resource: 35 000 BGN without VAT;- Lot No 2- "Supply of full fodder milk
7/23/17 - Taiwan DCB, PITDC, TMU and Insilico Medicine join forces to apply AI for biomedical research
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health, Taipei, Taiwan: The Development Center for Biotechnology, the Medical and Pharmaceutical Industrial Technology Development Center, and Taipei Medical University, three of Taiwan's premier biomedical institutions, have teamed up with Baltimore- based Insilico Medicine to develop...
7/23/17 - Vitamin D deficiency is on the rise in borough
Patients in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire have been treated for vitamin D deficiencies more than 2,500 times in a year, as diagnoses for the condition soar. People are increasingly likely to be treated in hospital for a lack of the vitamin, which people get mostly from sunlight. Across England, there were 82,918 FCEs for vitamin D deficiency in 2
7/23/17 - Worldwide health authorities urged to rethink vitamin D guidelines
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health Worldwide health authorities are being urged to rethink official guidance around vitamin D following the publication of a ground breaking study from the University of Surrey, which dispels the myth that vitamin D2 and D3 have the same nutritional value. In the first ever study of its kin
7/22/17 - "Kinase Inhibitors" in Patent Application Approval Process (USPTO 20170183343)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week A patent application by the inventors CAPALDI, Carmelida; ARMANI, Elisabetta; JENNINGS, Andrew Steven Robert; HURLEY, Christopher, filed on December 22, 2016, was made available online on July 6, 2017, according to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by NewsRx c
7/22/17 - [I-bank focus]UOBKH lifts CSPC Pharma (01093) to HK$15.24 [ET Net News (China)]
UOB Kay Hian lifted its target price for CSPC. Pharmaceutical Group to HK $15.24 from HK $13.66, and maintained its "buy" rating. The research house held a conference call with CSPC's management.
7/22/17 - Amgen and Novartis ID the finish line in a wicked scramble for first CGRP migraine drug OK [Arab Times (Kuwait)]
The pharma giants said Thursday afternoon that the FDA has accepted their application for erenumab, the furthest advanced CGRP therapy which is now navigating toward a May 17 PDUFA date. But payers will also be expected to consider Eli Lillys 2- day advantage, or a Phase III outcome for Amgen and Novartis that was quite similar to Alders for 70 mg
7/22/17 - Anti-Thrombin Activators Market: Upcoming Demands and Growth Analysis 2024
Transparency Market Research Report Added "Anti-thrombin Activators Market" to its database.Albany, NY 07/21/2017 Anti-thrombin activators are widely accepted due to their role in reducing thrombus formation. Anticoagulants, anti-platelet drugs, and thrombolytic drugs are some of the different types of anti-thrombin activators available, whic
7/22/17 - BrainStorm Wins $15.9M CIRM Grant for Phase III Trial of ALS Cell Therapy [Sport360]
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has won a $15.9 million grant from Californias regenerative medicine agency toward a Phase III trial of its amyotrophic lateral sclerosis cell therapy candidate NurOwn. NurOwn technology was developed in the laboratories of Dani Offen, Ph.D., and the late Eldad Melamed, M.D., at Tel Aviv University. BrainStorm said it i
7/22/17 - Cardiome's Partner SteadyMed Submits U.S. New Drug Application for TREVYENT for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week Cardiome Pharma Corp. announced that partner SteadyMed Ltd submitted a New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for TREVYENT . TREVYENT is a drug-device combination product that utilizes SteadyMed's PatchPump technology to deliver treprostinil, a.
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