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2013-10-03 12:26:47

Retailer cites easy availability and increased demand for the vaccination GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer pharmacists anticipate administering 40 percent more flu shots this season than last, saying that its walk-in services and new options for flu shots are making it easier - and more appealing - for families to get vaccinated. "Meijer customers know that we're making it easy for them to take care of their families by offering walk-in services and a variety of...

2013-10-02 23:29:41

d'Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic about the proton pump inhibitor (PPI) Prilosec. The law firm works with some of the more experienced Prilosec lawyers, who handle these cases. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Prilosec (omeprazole) is included in the proton pump inhibitor (PPI) class of drugs. These drugs are used to heart burn and related conditions like dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease (PUD), and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In May 2010, the FDA warned...

2013-10-03 00:20:13

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) and AstraZeneca (AZN), with its biologics research and development arm MedImmune, today announced the upcoming presentation of several key studies evaluating brodalumab, a human monoclonal antibody targeting the interleukin-17 (IL-17) receptor, for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis at the 22(nd) Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) in Istanbul, Oct....

2013-09-30 08:28:25

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) reported today that AstraZeneca announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted the Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for Naloxegol, an investigational peripherally-acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist, which has been specifically designed for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) for adult patients 18 years and older, including patients with inadequate response to...

2013-09-30 08:27:34

Online Community Resource Hosted by Fitness Guru, Terri Walsh, Invites Adult Osteoarthritis Sufferers to Participate in a 90-Day Challenge WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca, a leading biopharmaceutical company, and Olympian Dorothy Hamill launched a new campaign today - Get Moving America - to inspire adults with OA to participate in moderate physical activities as one way of helping reduce chronic stiffness and pain associated with osteoarthritis (OA)....

2013-09-30 08:26:11

NEW YORK, September 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY), Eli Lilly & Company (NYSE: LLY), AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV), and GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry...

2013-09-26 23:28:57

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Cardiovascular Inflammation Analysis Global Clinical Trials 2013” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/cardiovascular-inflammation-global-clinical-trials-review-h2-2013. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 "Cardiovascular Inflammation Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Cardiovascular Inflammation clinical trial scenario. This report provides...

2013-09-23 16:23:37

The makers of FluMist® Quadrivalent (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal) and star of the hit show "Tia & Tamera" launch national campaign to encourage busy Americans to make time for an annual flu vaccination GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, MedImmune Specialty Care division of AstraZeneca (MedImmune Specialty Care) announced it has joined with actress Tia Mowry to raise awareness about the importance of an annual flu vaccination. To kick-off the campaign,...

Propofol Breakthrough New Anesthetics
2013-09-23 09:33:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from an international team of scientists has revealed the specific chemical mechanism behind the anesthetic propofol, the drug widely known for being implicated in the death of music icon Michael Jackson. According to a report published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology, the international team located the specific site on the brain where propofol binds to receptors and sedates patients before surgery. "For many...

2013-09-19 23:24:29

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: PharmaPoint: Pediatric Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Prophylactics - Current and Future Players. London (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Summary GlobalData has released its pharma report, “PharmaPoint: Pediatric Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Prophylactics - Current and Future Players”. The report is a vital source of up-to-date information with in-depth analysis on the companies in the rapidly growing RSV Market. The...