News tagged with drug manufacturers
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The death toll from a deadly meningitis outbreak in the United States blamed on a tainted drug rose to 14 Thursday as the number of cases jumped to 172 in 11 states, health officials said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A virtual monopoly held by some drug manufacturers in part because of the way treatment protocols work is among the reasons cancer drugs cost so much in the United States, according to a commentary by two Mayo Clinic physicians ...
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Bangladeshi doctors Wednesday asked the government to halt permits for Viagra to be mass produced for the domestic market, fearing it could lead to the anti-impotence drug becoming available over the counter.
Medications Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
What began in the Dentistry lab of Professor Paul Santerre more than a decade ago is now Interface Biologics Inc. (IBI) - a privately-held company poised to transform the market for medical devices in the ...
Surgery Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An extract from the plant Cannabis sativa (trade name Sativex) was approved in May 2011 for patients suffering from moderate to severe spastic paralysis and muscle spasms due to multiple sclerosis (MS). In an early benefi ...
Medications Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), a Seattle-based non-profit research organization that is a leading developer of adjuvants used in vaccines combating infectious disease, and Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG; OTCQX: ...
Medications Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Conflict-of-interest statements made by physicians and scientists in their medical journal articles after they had been allegedly paid by pharmaceutical manufacturers as part of off-label marketing programs are often inadequate, ...
Other Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Collagenase extracted from Clostridium histolyticum (trade name: Xiapex) was approved in the beginning of 2011 for the treatment of people with Dupuytren's contracture. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the "Act ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Breast-cancer researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that two related receptors in a robust signaling pathway must work together as a team to maintain normal activity in mammary stem cells.
Cancer May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Colorado School of Public Health researcher has found that laws designed to illuminate financial links between doctors and pharmaceutical companies have little or no effect on what drugs physicians prescribe.
Medications May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
India's Health Ministry said Friday it had set up an expert panel to review the operations of its drug regulatory agency, accused of colluding with pharmaceutical firms to approve drugs without trials.
Medications May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
India's Health Ministry said Thursday it was examining charges that the government's top drug regulatory agency had colluded with pharmaceutical firms to approve drugs without proper clinical trials.
Medications May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- India effectively ended Bayer's monopoly on a patented cancer drug Monday, licensing a much cheaper generic under a unique law aimed at keeping costs affordable.
Medications Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Drug manufacturers and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scrambled earlier this month to address a sudden shortage of methotrexate, a 60-year-old drug that treats children with severe cases of leukemia ...
Medications Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Efforts by India and the European Union to strengthen trade are threatening India's ability to deliver lifesaving medicines to the world's poorest, analysts say as the two sides push through protracted ...
Medications Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0