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2014-05-12 08:31:48

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coherus Biosciences, Inc. ("Coherus"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa M. Bell, Ph.D. as Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Bell joins Coherus with more than 15 years of experience in global regulatory affairs and drug development across various therapeutic areas at preeminent biotech companies. "Lisa brings a strong strategic, scientific and global mindset to the regulatory strategy for our...

2014-05-10 23:01:11

Healthcare reform will allow more people to have health insurance, resulting in more prescription drug sales in place of over-the-counter medication. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Cough & Cold Medicine Manufacturing OTC industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Cough and cold medicine manufacturers have benefited from consumers purchasing over-the-counter (OTC) medications as a form of...

2014-05-08 00:20:35

New report from AAA Foundation reveals increase in driving years, habits and medication use. WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, older Americans are extending their time behind the wheel compared to previous generations. For example, 84 percent of Americans 65 and older held a driver's license in 2010 compared to barely half in the early 1970s. Today, one in six drivers on U.S. roads are ages 65 and older...

2014-05-07 23:03:25

New Approvals by FDA for Generic Drugs are a valid alternative to the high cost of drugs. Winnipeg, Canada (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Whether you need to treat a chronic or short-term illness in the United States, the high cost of medications can become a serious burden. The good news is that there are budget-friendly alternatives. Instead of choosing a brand-name drug, opt for a generic one. Generic drugs are 30 to 80 percent less expensive than brand names. Just because it’s lower in cost...

2014-05-06 23:02:36

Report: Bill Could Increase Health Costs by $6 Billion Washington D.C. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Legislation to exempt drugstores from certain safety and performance standards (S.3995-B and A.5723-B) raises patient safety concerns and, according to a new study, could increase prescription drug costs by $392 million in 2015 and $6 billion over the next decade. The study was conducted by the health research firm Visante for the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). The legislation...

2014-05-06 12:26:53

Georgia Prevention Initiative Awareness Campaign ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2012, "Overdose deaths involving prescription opioid analgesics, which are medications used to treat pain, have increased to almost 17,000 deaths a year in the United States." That is the equivalent of a large jumbo jet full of people disappearing every week for one year! The Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention...

2014-05-06 08:29:57

One of the First Large Publishers to Adopt One-Price Print and Digital Book Bundling for Medical Practice Market PHILADELPHIA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today became one of the first large healthcare publishers to announce plans to offer customers a one-price purchasing model that bundles Inkling(TM)-powered eBooks with print counterparts for 2014 titles being...

2014-05-02 23:00:27

The biosimilar products market is segmented into recombinant non-glycosylated proteins, recombinant glycosylated proteins, and recombinant peptides (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biosimilars-40.html). (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Biosimilars Market Product [Recombinant Non-Glycosylated Proteins (Insulin, Filgrastim, Somatropin), Glycosylated (Monoclonal Antibodies, Erythropoietin), Peptides (Glucagon, Calcitonin)] & Application (Oncology, Blood Disorders) - Global Forecast...

2014-05-01 23:07:07

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has proposed new and revised standards for organic impurities in drug substances and drug products—one of the critical quality attributes that has the potential to affect drug safety and efficacy. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has proposed new and revised standards for organic impurities in drug substances and drug products—one of the critical quality attributes that has the potential to affect drug...

2014-05-01 16:33:40

In the news release, New Market Impact Study on Prescription Requirement for Pseudoephedrine Underscores Call for Alternative Solutions, issued 01-May-2014 by Consumer Healthcare Products Association over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the content has been updated. The complete, corrected release follows: New Market Impact Study on Prescription Requirement for Pseudoephedrine Underscores Call for Alternative Solutions Avalere Health Determines Prescription Legislation Will...


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