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2009-08-13 17:37:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) issued the following statement on the outcome of today's meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs (ACRHD) to review the potential use of Prolia(TM) (denosumab) for the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis and the prevention and treatment of bone loss in patients undergoing hormone ablation for either prostate cancer or breast...

2009-08-13 06:52:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today will summarize data from the submitted Biologic License Applications (BLAs) for denosumab for the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis and the prevention and treatment of bone loss in breast and prostate cancer patients undergoing hormone ablation at a meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs (ACRHD). "There remains...

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2009-08-12 14:52:34

Studies suggest that a first-of-its-kind osteoporosis drug lowers the risk of bone fractures better than some existing treatments and could soon add a more expensive but easier option to the booming market, The Associated Press reported. Amgen Inc's genetically engineered denosumab only requires two shots a year and could be approved for sale this fall. Many osteoporosis patients stop taking other drugs due to side effects or frequent dosing. But doctors say denosumab's high cost may be a...

2009-08-11 09:05:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced the publication of results from two pivotal Phase 3 studies investigating the safety and effectiveness of denosumab at reducing fracture risk in more than 7,800 women with postmenopausal osteoporosis and in more than 1,400 men with non-metastatic prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) leading to bone loss. In both studies, published today in The New England Journal of...

2009-07-27 08:31:00

CHICAGO, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for AMGN, NOK, AET, MW, and TTM. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/072709B (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN), Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK), Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), Men's Wearhouse Inc. (NYSE: MW), and Tata Motors Ltd....

2009-07-17 18:10:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved revisions to the U.S. prescribing information for the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFr) class of antibodies, including Vectibix((R)) (panitumumab). This decision follows the FDA's December 2008 Oncologics Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) meeting where the clinical utility of the KRAS gene as a predictive biomarker in patients with...

2009-07-06 12:16:00

NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen and Wyeth today announced the eight winners of the Addressing Psoriasis(TM) contest, which recognizes people with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who have tried not to allow the condition to inhibit their personal style. The winners will help raise public awareness of the condition by walking the runway in the Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Fashion Show hosted by television host and fashion consultant, Tim Gunn ("Project Runway," and "Tim Gunn's Guide to...

2009-06-22 14:29:00

Advisory Committee to Review Denosumab Data THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked the company to participate in a meeting of the Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee (RHDAC) on Aug. 13, 2009. The RHDAC will review data supporting the Biologics License Application (BLA) for denosumab, a RANK Ligand inhibitor for which Amgen is seeking approval for prevention and...

2009-06-07 02:43:00

BERLIN, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today released the results of a new study comparing Nplate(R) (romiplostim) to the medical standard of care (SOC) in non-splenectomised adult patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Chronic ITP is a serious autoimmune disorder characterised by low platelet counts in the blood (thrombocytopenia), which can lead to serious bleeding events. The study results show Nplate significantly reduced the incidences...

2009-05-27 08:00:00

Amgen, CDC Foundation and CDC Partner to Launch Three-Year Initiative to Improve Infection Control in Vulnerable Cancer Patient Population THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced the results of a national Harris Interactive, Inc. survey indicating that the vast majority of oncologists and infectious disease (ID) specialists are highly concerned about the negative impact infection may have on treatment outcomes in chemotherapy patients, as...


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