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2013-09-10 08:29:11

- European Market Launch Planned for Second Half of 2014 - SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that it recently submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) seeking approval to market OMS302 for use in patients undergoing intraocular lens replacement (ILR) surgery in the European Union (EU). Added to standard irrigation solution used during ILR, OMS302 is Omeros' proprietary...

2013-09-01 23:03:48

Board certified dermatologist, Brandith Irwin, MD, explains how to choose safe skincare products during pregnancy. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Every week, Brandith Irwin, MD, answers questions from readers of her blog, SkinTour.com. A recent blog provides information about which skin care products you should use while you are pregnant. "In general, the FDA does not require studies of over the counter, non prescription products in pregnancy, because any systemic absorption...

2013-08-29 23:27:18

A new free mobile app released by the ACE Innovation Group ensures that the correct over the counter medication is chosen to best match patient’s symptoms. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Until now, there is no way for the average person to know how to decide which over the counter medication is best for their symptoms. This represents a very dangerous situation for the consumer. All that has changed with the introduction of a new mobile app called OTCplus, released by ACE...

2013-08-23 23:01:58

http://www.merrillbrink.com -- The three main contributors and authorities in pharmacovigilance are the industry, payors and competent authority. New York, US (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Click here to read the full article. The three main contributors and authorities in pharmacovigilance are the industry, payors and competent authority. The pharmocoviligance process, for organizations involved, is preferably conducted continuously in the pre- and post-authorization phase – from research,...

2013-08-19 23:04:44

http://www.merrillbrink.com -- Merrill Brink International, a leading global provider of language solutions for global companies and law firms, today announced that it has published a new white paper, “Pharmacovigilance: Five keys to language transparency and optimized reporting.” St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Merrill Brink International, a leading global provider of language solutions for global companies and law firms, today announced that it has published a new white paper,...

2013-08-07 23:24:28

Taking a medication past its expiration date is not harmful, right? Wrong; although it is true in most cases, some outdated medications can become toxic and actually make you sick. Mountain Brook, AL (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Knowing how to store medications, as well as when and where to dispose of them safely is just as important as knowing how and when to take your medications. Here are some tips from pharmacists on where and how to store medicines and how to dispose of them. When your...

Skin Rash, Blisters, Disease Associated With Acetaminophen Use
2013-08-02 11:11:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Acetaminophen has been a widely-used source of pain relief and fever reducer for decades. However, a number of studies have linked the popular drug to illnesses such as liver toxicity and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has, in the past, considered restricting its use in both generic and brand name formulas, which includes Tylenol. Now, new warnings by the FDA may give consumers another reason to shy away from the use of...

2013-07-30 08:34:05

ORMD-0901 is Company's second product to begin working toward clinical trials in the US JERUSALEM, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (www.oramed.com), a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it submitted a pre-Investigational New Drug (pre-IND) meeting request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a US-based trial on its orally ingestible exenatide capsule, ORMD-0901. Nadav Kidron, CEO of Oramed,...

2013-07-24 04:22:04

LONDON and WILMINGTON, N.C., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiltern International Limited (Chiltern), a global contract research organization (CRO), announces the appointment of Andrew Monaghan, PhD, as Director, Global Pharmacovigilance. In his role of Director, Global Pharmacovigilance Andrew Monaghan will lead the Chiltern Pharmacovigilance team and expand the organization's global pharmacovigilance offering. Andrew has more than 30 years' experience in clinical research and...

2013-07-22 12:26:06

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today on a recent poll of Springfield, Mo., voters conducted by Magellan Strategies and supported by CHPA. The poll, which surveyed 1,046 Springfield voters between June 25(th) and 26(th) , found that a 62-percent-majority of Springfield residents oppose a proposed law that would require all consumers to obtain a doctor's prescription before buying...