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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...

2014-02-17 23:02:51

Biosimilars Products Market report is segmented into recombinant non-glycosylated proteins, recombinant glycosylated proteins, and recombinant peptides. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biosimilars-40.html) (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The “Biosimilars Market Product [Recombinant Non-Glycosylated Proteins (Insulin, Filgrastim, Somatropin), Glycosylated (Monoclonal Antibodies, Erythropoietin), Peptides (Glucagon, Calcitonin)] & Application (Oncology, Blood Disorders) -...

2014-02-12 16:24:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the drug price index continuing to rise and median incomes decreasing, families are looking to their smartphones for solutions to save money. "Consumers are recognizing the rising costs of prescription drugs and LowestMed is the solution for everyone looking to save money," said Brad Bangerter, CEO of LowestMed. "Our app and discount card makes it easy for you to compare prescription prices at the pharmacies in your neighborhood."...

2014-02-11 23:03:20

This technical market research report from BCC Research provides an overview of the global market for OTC drugs and dietary supplements. It covers developed and emerging markets in order to help readers understand the current state of the OTC medicines and dietary supplements market and the key markets for its future development. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Over-the-Counter Drugs (OTC) and Dietary Supplements: Global Markets, from BCC...

2014-02-11 12:25:31

DUBLIN, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6mkhtx/biosimilars) has announced the addition of the "Biosimilars Market by Product & Application - Global Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6mkhtx/biosimilars ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global market is segmented on the basis of products, applications, and...

2014-02-07 23:03:26

Sometimes one can find better prices on prescription drugs by simply doing a little digging. Comparison shopping, Internet price finders, and manufacturer assistance programs can help. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 When it comes to saving money on prescription medications, the local pharmacy may not have the best deal, reports the February 2014 Harvard Health Letter. "A little digging is all it takes to find out," says Laura Carr, a pharmacist at Harvard-affiliated...

2014-02-07 08:22:42

New design and tools save clinicians time and improve the patient care experience NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians spend an average of 15 minutes per patient consult(1) and in that short time frame must make informed clinical decisions on diagnosis and treatment. The new MPR App provides clinicians the information they need at the point of care faster than any other digital drug information resource, helping patients receive the optimal care and attention they deserve....

2014-02-05 20:23:53

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9lglrg/biologics_and) has announced the addition of the "Biologics and Biosimilars World Markets" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9lglrg/biologics_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Biologics are complex molecules manufactured through cell culture recombinant DNA technology. Biologics...

2014-02-04 12:28:20

First and only medicine in its class approved for over-the-counter use that provides 24 hour relief of the full range of nasal allergy symptoms including nasal congestion BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and its U.S. consumer healthcare division Chattem announced today that Nasacort(®) Allergy 24HR Nasal Spray is now available over-the-counter (OTC) in the U.S. to relieve the full range of seasonal and year-round nasal allergy...

2014-02-04 08:34:07

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced that an article on Phase 2 results for zoptarelin doxorubicin (AEZS-108) in endometrial cancer has been published in the February issue of the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. Zoptarelin doxorubicin, is the Company's cytotoxic peptide conjugate which specifically targets luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone ("LHRH") receptors. The article,...