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2014-05-01 16:32:15

BRISBANE, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced results from operations for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. The company also highlighted recent clinical development and business highlights, and raised its forward-looking revenue guidance for 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120827/SF62570LOGO InterMune reported Esbriet(®) (pirfenidone) revenue in the first quarter of 2014 of $30.3 million, compared with $10.5 million in the...

2014-05-01 16:31:18

Avalere Health Determines Prescription Legislation Will Significantly Increase Cost of Healthcare WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today highlighted a new market-impact study conducted by Avalere Health and supported by CHPA. The study examined the potential market impacts of a prescription-only policy for cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE) compared to the implementation of real-time, stop-sale technology to...

2014-04-30 08:33:40

Grant Supports Steps Towards Investigational New Drug Filing and Clinical Trials SEATTLE, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oricula Therapeutics, LLC, a biotech company uniquely positioned to introduce medicines to preserve hearing, announced that it has received a grant of $169,398 through the Small Business Innovation Research Program by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders of the National Institutes of Health. The award supports preclinical studies to...

2014-04-30 08:28:05

"Student Film" Defending U.S. Vaccine Program was Produced and Directed by Adults, Not High School Students WATCHUNG, N.J., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The "National Launch" of Invisible Threat - a film promoting the world's most aggressive vaccine program - will be screened in the nation's capital on May 1. The screening will be hosted by Every Child By Two (ECBT), which has received millions of dollars from five of the largest pharmaceutical companies. Lenient laws...

2014-04-28 23:08:17

Live webinar will focus on the importance of consistent quality practices for management of veterinary pharmacovigilance, particularly, adverse event data. The broadcast takes place on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 11:00am EDT (16:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Many times, the impact of data management during the workflow is underestimated, leading to added resources for remediation. Given that the quality and integrity of veterinary pharmacovigilance data can be...

2014-04-25 23:07:39

Introducing RxArmory, a safe, convenient, and affordable method for securing prescription drugs in the home. Newtown, CT (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Prescription drug abuse is a public health crisis. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) states that the number one drug threat in the U.S. is not the major drug cartels – but our own pharmaceutical drug industry: Every eight minutes, a child is treated in the Emergency Department for a prescription drug or over the counter drug...

2014-04-07 23:24:04

Xtalks presents an informative webinar that will examine how to successfully outsource Pharmacovigilance activities, on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 11:00am EDT (16:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 This presentation reviews some of the elements that go into decision making for outsourcing pharmacovigilance work especially for off shore projects. The speaker, Angela Pitwood, Vice President at IPM Safety Services, will discuss the important elements that constitute...

2014-04-02 23:04:23

U.S. retail sales of pet medications reached $8 billion in 2013, including sales through veterinarians, brick-and-mortar retailers, and online, according to “Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd Edition,” a report by market research publisher Packaged Facts. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 U.S. retail sales of pet medications reached $8 billion in 2013, including sales through veterinarians, brick-and-mortar retailers,...

2014-03-31 23:24:54

The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations has recently posted general provisions to inform many of safe over-the-counter drugs. OTCplus, The App by Ace Innovation Group, Simplifies Safety Warnings For OTC Medicines. ROCK HILL, SC (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 More than 200 million Americans use Over The Counter Medicines every year. Billions of dollars of OTC medicines are sold every year. The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations posted general provisions on March 27, 2014 to inform many...

2014-03-27 23:21:38

“Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd Edition,” a new report from market research publisher Packaged Facts, analyzes the market for prescription and over-the-counter medications for dogs and cats, with a particular focus on brand-name products used by consumers and on antiparasitics. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 “Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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