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2014-03-25 16:26:21

SD-560 is a Novel Oral Small Molecule for the Potential Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Other Fibrotic Conditions LA JOLLA, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auspex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASPX), a late clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel medicines for the treatment of orphan diseases, today announced the issuance of the following composition of matter and method of treatment patents covering its...

2014-03-25 08:29:23

CALGARY, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Kevin Kuykendall, Chief Executive Officer of Vivione Biosciences Inc. ("Vivione" or the "Company") (TSXV: VBI) was recently interviewed by Lynn Fosse, Senior Editor of CEOCFO Magazine in response to the Company's developmental successes in the commercialization of the RAPID B platform over the past year. For the full article and additional details, please visit www.vivonebiosciences.com. Delivering on the key theme of Vivione as an early stage...

2014-03-25 08:29:07

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced the appointment of Timothy E. Morris as chief financial officer (CFO). Mr. Morris brings 30 years of professional finance and accounting experience to AcelRx, 18 of those years spent in the role of chief financial...

2014-03-24 23:28:48

National network of attorneys follows up on substantial number of consumer inquiries into no-cost consultations in connection with FDA announcement of review of testosterone treatments. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/testosteronetreatments-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national team of lawyers will now be available to file lawsuits over allegations of heart attacks and strokes from testosterone treatment as...

2014-03-25 00:23:16

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rt6msb/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Duloxetine Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rt6msb/investigation ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Depression is a common mood disorder that belongs to high-incidence mental...

2014-03-25 00:21:44

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3kv36/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Budesonide Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3kv36/investigation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Asthma and allergic rhinitis are both very common diseases in the world today. As the global atmosphere...

2014-03-24 23:04:51

Lengthy prescription drug ads have prompted the FDA to consider taking action amid concerns that the ads downplay the potential side effects of meds and could be stimulating consumer demand for prescription drugs. Novus encourages the FDA’s proposed limitations, as the current advertisements likely lessen the public’s understanding of the possible risks and increase their chances of addiction. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As widely available prescription drugs remain a...

2014-03-24 23:02:41

Dr. Martha Moore and Dr. Janice Yager deepen global firm’sexpertise in environmental and human health research. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 International environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy ENVIRON has announced that Dr. Martha Moore and Dr. Janice Yager, two highly renowned and accomplished toxicologists, have joined the firm. Dr. Moore and Dr. Yager have complementary expertise in environmental health sciences and toxicology, particularly genetic...

2014-03-24 23:01:38

The Firm is investigating Tylenol lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered liver damage from acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol-brand over-the-counter medications. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As Tylenol lawsuits (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/) continue to mount in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a review of the regulations governing over-the-counter medications,...

2014-03-24 12:31:14

PITTSBURGH, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia issued a decision upholding the validity of all patents asserted by Mylan, protecting Perforomist® (formoterol fumarate) Inhalation Solution. Mylan previously sued Teva alleging that Teva's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product infringed four Mylan patents covering Perforomist. After a full trial, the Court...


Latest Food and Drug Administration Reference Libraries

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Chilean Sea Bass, Dissostichus eleginoides
2013-01-12 08:49:28

The Chilean sea bass is the North American name for the Patagonian toothfish. The Chilean sea bass name derived in 1977 from Lee Lantz, a fish wholesaler looking for a more attractive name for the American fish market. In 1994 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the Chilean sea bass as an alternative name for the Patagonian toothfish. This species is native to the southern Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, around seamounts and continental shelves in the colder waters. The...

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