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2014-08-14 16:27:26

Committee Voted Based on Clinical Data from Eight Efficacy Trials RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee (PADAC) voted [10 yes, 3 no] that existing data supports approval of Boehringer Ingelheim's investigational tiotropium bromide inhalation spray for long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated...

2014-08-14 16:27:01

New data will be reported to FDA at patient-focused drug development meeting on 9/26; insights will help future PFF programs and services CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced that it has funded a survey designed to collect patient insights, which will help inform decision makers with a better understanding of pulmonary fibrosis (PF). The information collected will provide a better understanding of patients' and...

2014-08-14 12:27:46

CoreValve® System Now Available to More U.S. Patients than any Other Transcatheter Aortic Valve MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital became one of the first hospitals in California to adopt a new minimally invasive system to treat patients with narrowed, failing aortic heart valves who are considered to be at high risk to undergo surgery. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Medtronic CoreValve(®) System to treat patients with...

2014-08-13 23:09:49

On August 7, the US FDA informed consumers that two lots of RegeneSlim appetite control capsules, by Regeneca Worldwide, were recalled due to presence of DMAA. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on appetite control capsules. The FDA...

2014-08-13 23:04:32

NuMale Medical Center, a nationwide leader in men’s sexual health and enhancement, opened a new facility today in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Under the expert guidance of Chief Medical Officer Dr. Christopher Asandra, M.D, NuMale offers innovative, safe, FDA-Approved treatments for a host of men’s health issues, including erectile dysfunction, low testosterone, anti-aging treatments and NeoGraft Hair Transplant. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 A leading national provider of...

2014-08-13 12:29:00

TMJ NextGeneration(TM) hollow ear canal inserts are safe and effective alternatives to bite splints FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TMJ Health, LLC, today announced that TMJ NextGeneration(TM), a first-of-its-kind, FDA cleared medical device that is a safe and effective aid in reducing Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD) pain, is available nationwide. The device consists of two custom-made, hollow ear canal inserts that allow full passage of sound and are...

2014-08-13 12:28:06

An Intravenous Fat Emulsion Approved for Adult and Pediatric Patients BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Nutrilipid(®) 20% (I.V. fat emulsion) for parenteral nutrition therapy in adult & pediatric patients. Nutrilipid 20% is indicated as a source of calories and essential fatty acids for parenteral...

2014-08-12 23:12:21

Compelling new data on what consumers don't know about dental mercury and who's responsible for this major gap in patient awareness. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 After decades of hearing their mercury-based dental fillings called “silver” and “amalgam” by their dentists and the FDA, it shouldn’t be surprising that Americans are feeling more than a little misled about what’s being put in their mouths. A new report released today by Consumers for Dental Choice,...

2014-08-12 23:10:30

On August 9, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the recall of certain lots of Cubicin (daptomycin for injection) 500 mg due to the presence of particulate matter. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Cubicin (daptomycin for...

2014-08-12 08:31:32

Innovative OncoSolutions to Distribute Leading Closed System Transfer Devices in Canada; Announcement Comes Shortly After FDA Clears Device under ONB Product Code PORT WASHINGTON, New York and OAKVILLE, Ontario, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equashield (http://www.equashield.com), a leading provider of Closed System Transfer Device [http://www.equashield.com ]s (CSTDs) for hazardous drugs, announced today a new exclusive partnership with Canadian distributor Innovative...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.