News tagged with drug manufacturers

US proposes sweeping new food safety rules (Update)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and ...

Jan 04, 2013
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Vandetanib in thyroid cancer: No proof of added benefit

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 ...

Nov 09, 2012
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A heavy price for cheaper drugs

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 ...

Oct 23, 2012
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