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2014-09-29 12:30:04

PRINCETON N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guerbet, a pioneer in the field of contrast agents for medical imaging, has received a Drug Shortage Assistance Award from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its assistance in preventing or alleviating a drug shortage. Guerbet is being recognized for its efforts related to the shortage of Ethiodol (ethiodized oil) injection, including acquiring the new drug application, submitting several post-approval supplements to restart...

2014-09-29 08:29:30

Follows CytRx's Strategy to Develop a Global Oncology Franchise in Numerous Orphan Indications LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted multiple Orphan Drug Designations for the Company's lead drug candidate, aldoxorubicin, in three indications: glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), small cell lung...

2014-09-28 23:02:55

Athenix Body Sculpting Institute offers Innovative Fat Reduction Technology for visible results within 2 weeks of treatment Bellevue, Washington (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 Athenix Body Sculpting Institute, a cosmetic plastic surgery practice that specializes in body contouring is the first in the State of Washington to offer the UltraShape™, a breakthrough treatment recently FDA cleared for fat cell destruction. The UltraShape System developed by medical device leader Syneron Candela...

2014-09-26 23:07:17

FDA marketing scrutiny no longer is limited to magazine and TV ads. Now the agency is poking around, checking signage in tradeshow booths, checking in on Twitter and Facebook and listening to the physicians and other healthcare professionals manufacturers have paid to speak or train. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Building a World-Class Advertising and Promotion Review Program **Presented by PhillyCooke Consulting and FDAnews** Oct. 15-16, 2014 – Philadelphia, PA...

2014-09-26 23:07:14

On September 24, Gold Star Smoked Fish Corp. announced the recall of Cold Smoked Steelhead in Vacuum Pack due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Cold Smoked Steelhead. Gold...

2014-09-26 23:04:55

When consumers and healthcare professionals contact a manufacturer with an issue, could the consumer service team actually make things worse? In this 90-minute webinar, attendees will discover complaint-management tactics and compliance tips that can immediately help reduce risks and liability. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Customer Complaints in Life Sciences: Managing Hostile Callers, Fraudulent Complaints and FDA Compliance **FDAnews Webinar** Oct. 14, 2014 — 1:30 p.m....

2014-09-26 12:24:56

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its continuing effort to advance the biomedical sciences, New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) has awarded a pivotal $35,000 grant to the Office of Translational Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, to help launch a Fragment Based Drug Discovery (FBDD) core facility. The grant, which will be combined with funding from several units of Rutgers University, will be used toward the purchase of a...

2014-09-25 23:11:03

On September 22, Glaser Organic Farms announced the recall of its Organic Carob Powder due to possible Salmonella contamination. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updates the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Organic Carob Powder. Glaser Organic Farms announced on...

2014-09-25 23:04:37

Only glucose monitoring system FDA-cleared for use throughout all hospital settings, all professional healthcare settings, and all patient populations including critical care Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Nova Biomedical’s StatStrip Glucose Hospital Meter System is the first blood glucose monitoring system to receive clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use throughout all hospital and all professional healthcare settings, including intensive care...

2014-09-25 23:02:42

The Firm is evaluating power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread and upstaging of uterine sarcomas and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The controversy surrounding the use of power morcellators (http://www.drugbot.com/morcellator/) shows no signs of abating, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that critics of uterine morcellation are again pushing federal regulators to address the cancer risks...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.