News tagged with drug manufacturers
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(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says it will collaborate with medical device manufacturers on a public-private partnership designed to speed up the development of new medical technology.
Medications Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Supreme Court will decide whether generic drug manufacturers can be held responsible in state courts for possible design defects that are in the brand-name medicine they are copying.
Medications Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
US federal health inspectors said Monday they have uncovered serious problems at a second Massachusetts pharmacy run by some of the same people whose tainted drugs caused a deadly meningitis outbreak.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vandetanib (trade name Caprelsa) has been approved in Germany since February 2012 for adult patients suffering from a particular form of aggressive thyroid cancer. The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health ...
Cancer Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Getting high-quality anti-malarial drugs to people in places like Zanzibar and Mozambique is a tricky business.
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The death toll from a meningitis outbreak linked to tainted drugs rose to 30 as the number of cases climbed to a whopping 419, US health officials said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Lab tests have found bacteria in two other medical products made by the Massachusetts-based specialty pharmacy at the center of an ongoing fungal meningitis outbreak, U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinical drug trials are a vital part of pharmaceutical manufacturers gaining approval for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A Commentary scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics assesses the is ...
Pediatrics Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Massachusetts state officials investigating a pharmacy linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis said Tuesday they found shoddy sterilization practices and unclean conditions there, including debris-covered floor mats ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
You get what you pay for. This maxim is proving true all over again when it comes to steroid injections used to alleviate back pain. Making safe and effective versions of such drugs involves manufacturing steps that aren't ...
Medications Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The death toll in the United States from an unprecedented outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to a contaminated drug has climbed to 23 people, health officials said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The death toll from an unprecedented US meningitis outbreak tied to a tainted steroid jumped to 15 after another person died from a fungal form of the disease, health authorities said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Thousands of Americans who may have been injected with a tainted steroid will have to wait weeks to see if they have been infected with meningitis as investigators seek answers to a widening outbreak.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of people believed to have been sickened by a contaminated drug rose to 185 Friday, but US health officials said the death toll from the rare meningitis outbreak held steady at 14.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A deadly meningitis outbreak in the United States blamed on a tainted drug has triggered outrage and calls for tighter regulation of the loosely controlled pharmaceutical compounding industry.
Medications Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0