Heavy Metal and makeup have more in common than you might know. Lipsticks, mascara, sunblock, and deodorant are just a few of the toxic products that contain levels of heavy metals and other substances that are unregulated by the FDA. Unlike drug companies, cosmetics companies may use almost any ingredients they choose, with few exceptions.
A blast at a pharmaceutical unit of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited at the premises of MIDC at Ahmednagar in Maharashtra killed two persons and injured two others. The unit manufactures APIs, which are used in the manufacture of formulations. According to the company, a fire broke out during an excavation work at the facility, leading to the
The only question Christi Shaw said she needs to ask herself is: Where is the most important place I need to be right now? Shaw climbed the ranks in the pharmaceutical industry with companies such as Eli Lilly& Co. in Indianapolis and Johnson& Johnson in New Brunswick, with the overarching desire to help as many patients as possible. In her six yea
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joined Senate Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to President-elect Donald Trump outlining specific steps his Administration should take to help Congress bring down the cost of prescription drugs. We are ready to advance measures to achieve this goal and we urge you to partner with Republicans and Democrats alike to ta
"Pen-Type Drug Injection Device and Optical Dose Value Decoding System with Additional Sensor to Distinguish between Dose Dialling and Dose Delivery Mode" in Patent Application Approval Process. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics& Government Week A patent application by the inventor Draper, Paul Richard, filed on August 21, 2017, wa
Washington, D.C.- U.S. Senators Susan Collins, Amy Klobuchar, and Tammy Baldwin have pressed Strongbridge Biopharma for answers on the dramatic price increase for Keveyis, formerly known as Daranide, a drug that treats glaucoma and a type of rare genetic disease known as periodic paralysis, which causes attacks of muscle weakness or loss of muscle
WASHINGTON- Allergan plc, and Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted New Drug Application to review Seysara for moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients 9 years of age and older. Allergan has U.S. rights to the development and commercialization of Seysara. Allergan owns the U.S. rights to
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute issued the following news release:. A targeted drug whose clinical testing was led by Toni K. Choueiri, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has become a standard first-line therapy for certain newly diagnosed patients with advanced kidney cancer. The drug, cabozantinib, was approved today by the U.S. Food and Drug.
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University at Buffalo spinoff POP Biotechnologies recently inked research agreements with two international pharmaceutical companies, signed a manufacturing contract with a regional drug development firm and moved into new digs at the UB Technology Incubator at Baird Research Park. Lovell is an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical...
Both the Association of Arkansas Counties and the Arkansas Municipal League have filed separate lawsuits at the federal level against major pharmaceutical companies, including the nation's largest distributor, McKesson Corp. Soon, litigation will be filed at the state level, with counties and cities listed as plaintiffs. However the lawsuits are se
Data on Veterinary Parasitology Reported by Researchers at Ohio State University. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Farming Research findings on Veterinary Medicine- Veterinary Parasitology are discussed in a new report. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Ohio State University, "Evaluation of the vaccine h
Dec. 20 Detroit and Macomb County are the latest local governmental entities to sue drugmakers for the costs of the opioid epidemic, accusing pharmaceutical companies of recklessly selling addictive pills. On Tuesday, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel announced the lawsuit, which includes the cities of Lansing and
For years, the opioid crisis was described as one of negligence. The Washington Post and 60 Minutes reported that some of the Drug Enforcement Administration s most experienced investigators believed criminal charges were warranted against one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, alleging that the company, McKesson Corp., did li
WHEATON DuPage County is one of five suburban counties in Illinois joining a growing trend across the U.S. to sue the biggest opioid pharmaceutical manufacturers in an attempt to recoup costs of battling an epidemic of addiction. Attorneys for DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties filed separate lawsuits Dec. 21 against several pharmaceutic
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The American Herbal Products Association issued the following news release:. The American Herbal Products Association, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition, the Natural Products Association, and the United Natural Products Alliance are therefore endorsing the following unified advisory for...
"We have been receiving the strips regularly as required but mid-year Roche told us he would no longer get the strips. In October he received a registered letter from Roche that included an attachment: Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act, which indicated that pharmaceutical companies would no longer be able to supply free samples of medi
Federal taxpayers may have forfeited at least $1 billion because a slate of drugs were misclassified under Medicaid's rebate program, the Health and Human Services' chief watchdog said Wednesday. The inspector general said potential errors tied to 10 high-reimbursement drugs allowed manufacturers to pay $1.3 billion less than they otherwise have ow
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Gene Therapy Weekly MeiraGTx, a London and New York- based gene therapy company, announced that the Offices of Orphan Products Development and Pediatric Therapeutics of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have granted rare pediatric disease designation to the Company's gene therapy product candidate...
Valley Cottage, NY 12/20/2017 Future Market Insights' published report on the global oxytocic pharmaceuticals market estimates that the market, which is presently valued at US$ 62.2 million, will expand at an impressive 9.7% CAGR to reach US$ 157.6 million value by 2026- end. Nevertheless, global pharmaceutical industry leaders such as Pfizer
The Pitt County Coalition on Substance Abuse will partner with PORT Health Services to distribute the disposal pouches in Pitt and surrounding counties. Coalition director Elizabeth Montgomery Lee said one in six North Carolina teens and 12 percent of Pitt County teens have reported using medicines without a doctor s prescription. Trillium
Note: The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Tuesday released its report conducted on request of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and U.S. Rep. "It's time that Trump administration officials and legislators in Congress stop believing pharma's smoke and mirrors and instead take concrete action to make medicine affordable.
Russell Finex helps Extract Technology to develop high-containment downflow booths integrated with industrial sieving machines for the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients. When a leading pharmaceutical producer sought a high containment powder processing solution, ETL combined its extensive knowledge of containment technology with...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Gene Therapy Weekly Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products of the European Medicines Agency has issued a positive opinion on the application for orphan medicinal product designation for SB-318 and SB-913, Sangamo's genome editing product candidates for the...