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2013-10-23 08:29:47

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, Ph.D., executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH), on the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 26, which promotes the return of unused medications for safe disposal and helps reduce the potential for family and friends to have access to and misuse medications prescribed to others. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) "One of the best ways to...

2013-10-22 23:04:59

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Charting the Biosimilar and Biobetter Development Pipeline (2013). London (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 If you need to understand the important biosimilar and biobetter drug developments worldwide then this report is critical. The promise of biosimilars has been great but beyond the first wave of products progress has been slow. With a number of high-value biologics, particularly monoclonal antibodies such as Herceptin, Avastin,...

2013-10-22 16:25:32

Novel product relieves symptoms of dry mouth for up to four hours with no side effects observed. SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Relief from dry mouth is now just a spray away. Mission Pharmacal Company today announced the launch of Aquoral®, a safe and effective protective oral spray that moistens and lubricates the mouth for up to four hours. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131022/PH02349) Dry mouth, or xerostomia, affects about 25 million Americans. It...

2013-10-21 23:19:45

Novus Medical Detox says studies show that the current strategy to deal with drug offenders is failing, and that the best approach is to view addicted individuals not as criminals, but as people who need true rehabilitation. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 America has been immersed in a war against drugs, with heroin and other narcotics making a return after law enforcement targeted “pill mills” illegally selling prescription drugs. Despite the manpower being used to curb...

2013-10-18 10:02:30

First-ever Dartmouth Atlas report on prescriptions finds wide variation in the use of both effective and potentially harmful medications across U.S. A new report from the Dartmouth Atlas Project shows that the use of both effective and risky drug therapies by Medicare patients varies widely across U.S. regions, offering further evidence that location is a key determinant in the quality and cost of the medical care that patients receive. In their first look at prescription drug use,...

2013-10-17 23:29:58

Full-service prescription benefits manager (PBM) is helping customers save money on prescription medications amid new health care legislation. Cary, N.C. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Paramount Rx, a full-service prescription benefits manager (PBM) focused on consumer-driven health care, is helping customers save money on prescription medications as new health care legislation continues to roll out and expenses remain high. Bringing both opportunity and challenges for consumer across the...

2013-10-17 08:29:57

Free, printable prescription savings cards provide benefits even to the already insured MARGATE CITY, N.J., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremy Duboys of Medicationdiscountcard.com has good news for worried healthcare consumers: the 2014 rollout of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, will have no effect on his company's work. "Our prescription savings card is not tied to health insurance in any way," explained Duboys, "so the healthcare law does not apply to us. Of course, some...

2013-10-16 23:19:46

It’s not the first prediction that has been made about the market for generic forms of biopharmaceutical drugs, but according to Kalorama Information a multi-billion dollar market for biosimilars will arrive in the next five years. The healthcare organization says it’s in almost everyone’s interest - payors, governments, providers and patients seeking low-cost alternatives to the most expensive and effective therapies. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 It’s not the first...

2013-10-16 08:27:44

Clinical Results Are Most Influential for Endocrinologists Choosing Between Biosimilars of the Same Reference Brand, According to a New Report from BioTrends Research Group EXTON, Pa., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds that surveyed U.S. and European endocrinologists require extensive efficacy data from multiple Phase III trials, involving in excess of 1,000...

2013-10-15 23:02:08

DIA will host the 8th Annual Conference on The New Clinical Research Environment in India: Implications and Opportunities Oct. 24 to 26 at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences’ convention center in Bangalore. BANGALORE, India (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 DIA will host the 8th Annual Conference on The New Clinical Research Environment in India: Implications and Opportunities Oct. 24 to 26 at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences’ convention center...