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2014-03-07 12:25:21

In Addition, Company Also Wins Runner-Up In Best Packaging Award For New ActiPatch® Therapy Box FREDERICK, Md., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced consumer medical devices won citations in two award categories from the OTC Bulletin, the leading global trade publication for over-the-counter healthcare products. The Smart Insole(TM) Heel Pain Therapy product was highly commended as the "Most Innovative New OTC Product...

2014-03-05 14:41:49

An analysis of nearly 24,000 active human research clinical trials found that between 5 percent and 16 percent fall into a regulatory gap and are not covered by two major federal regulations, according to a study in the March 5 issue of JAMA. These trials studied interventions other than drugs or devices (e.g., behavioral, surgical). The primary federal human subjects protections (HSP) policies in the United States, including requirements for institutional review board review and informed...

2014-03-03 23:01:27

Scott A. Norton, MD, MPH, chief of dermatology at Children’s National Health System, and two medical students working with him identified improper sales of antibiotics without prescriptions in neighborhood grocery stores in the Washington, DC, area. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Scott A. Norton, MD, MPH, chief of dermatology at Children’s National Health System, and two medical students working with him identified improper sales of antibiotics without prescriptions in...

2014-02-28 08:24:20

ALBANY, New York, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Pharmacovigilance Market [Clinical Trial Phases (Pre-Clinical Studies, Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV or Post-Marketing Surveillance) and Service Providers (In-House and Contract Outsourcing] - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global pharmacovigilance market was valued at USD 2,147.3 million...

2014-02-25 23:01:34

More than 30 program offerings will delve into the safety of medicines and clinical practices. Horsham, PA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) will discuss common objectives and challenges in pharmacovigilance and clinical safety at DIA’s Annual Meeting from June 15 to 19 in San Diego. The June 17 session, “FDA-EMA Collaboration in Pharmacovigilance: Common Objectives and Common Challenges,” will focus on joint efforts...

2014-02-24 23:25:45

Xtalks presents an exciting live webinar on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 10:00am EDT (14:00 GMT). Join keynote speaker Michal Borawski, International Pharmacovigilance Officer for the Asia-Pacific Region Affairs at Sanofi Pasteur for a one-hour discussion on Pharmacovigilance in APAC. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Increases in drug safety concerns in recent years due to some high profile drug withdrawals have led to a reevaluation of the pharmacovigilance process by...

2014-02-19 16:23:46

In the news release, CHPA Responds to Economic Impact Study on Prescription Requirement in WV, issued Feb. 19, 2014 by Consumer Healthcare Products Association over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the subheadline should read "West Liberty University Professor Predicts a Total Cost of $149.4 Million for the State" rather than "$247.6 Million" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, updated release follows: CHPA Responds to Economic Impact Study on Prescription...

2014-02-19 12:29:05

West Liberty University Professor Predicts a Total Cost of $247.6 Million for the State WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today released the following statement regarding a new economic impact study conducted by Dr. Serkan Catma of West Liberty University. The study, which was supported by a grant from CHPA, examined the potential costs associated with a proposed prescription requirement for cold and allergy medicines...

2014-02-18 16:26:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today released the following statement after the West Virginia State Senate passed Senate Bill 6--legislation that would require all citizens to obtain a doctor's prescription before buying safe and effective cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE)--medicines like Advil Cold & Sinus, Claritin-D, Mucinex D and Sudafed. The bill now heads to the House of Delegates for...

2014-02-05 23:28:52

National Law Firm Settles Flu Vaccine Injury Petition under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. Many are not aware of Compensation Program and the short, strict deadlines that must be met in order to qualify. Wellesley Hills, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Gold law Firm, LLC recently obtained a large settlement for a 92-year old woman who had a severe reaction to the Influenza Vaccine resulting in Guillain-Barre' Syndrom (“GBS”) . The case, filed in the Court of...


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