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2014-04-21 16:25:21

Urges FDA to Move Quickly with Final Approval of Eteplirsen WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Race to Yes campaign today lauded drug maker Sarepta on its plans to move forward immediately to seek FDA approval of the first drug to successfully treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the world's leading genetic killer of children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140311/MM81272LOGO "We have been waiting for this for a long time," said Tracy Seckler, whose son, Charley,...

2014-04-21 12:27:11

Upsher-Smith-sponsored data to include the first presentation of pooled Phase 1 data on the adverse event profile of USL255 (Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules) MAPLE GROVE, Minn., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), will highlight new pooled phase 1 data from studies in healthy adults comparing the adverse event profile of USL255 (Qudexy(TM) XR) with immediate-release topiramate in a poster presentation at the 66(th) Annual Meeting...

2014-04-21 08:25:06

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OXBT), an emerging competitor, is engaged in the business of developing biotechnology products in the nature of blood substitutes with a focus on oxygen delivery to tissue. It is currently developing Oxycyte(TM), a product which is a safe and effective oxygen carrier for use in surgical and similar medical situations. The Company's Oxycyte oxygen carrier product is a perfluorocarbon emulsified with water...

2014-04-21 08:23:45

DALLAS, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Cosmetic Products Market by Type (Skin, Hair, Sun, Oral, Fragrance, Color, Soap, Bath, Shower, Personal Hygiene), Distribution Channel (Supermarket, Pharmacy, Departmental, Specialty, Direct, Internet, Salon) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019 research report in its store. The cosmetic products market value is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.3% from 2012 to 2019 to reach $ 635.7...

2014-04-19 23:02:48

On March 31, the FDA issued a clarification on pediatric use of Revatio (sildenafil) explaining that health care professionals must consider whether the benefits of treatment with Revatio are likely to outweigh its potential risks for each patient. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily...

2014-04-19 23:02:45

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription drug warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugNews.net are alerting patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa of new information on the site. As the number of lawsuits alleging the drug caused internal bleeding continue to rise, its use has been expanded to include treatment of deep vein thrombosis...

2014-04-18 23:08:58

As the FDA announced on March 26, Super Fat Burner Capsules, Maxi Gold Capsules, and Esmeralda Softgels are recalled by New Life Nutritional Center because they were found to contain undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the...

2014-04-18 23:02:27

The Firm is actively filing GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who allegedly experienced sudden cardiac death, strokes, heart attacks and other devastating heart problems within 72 hours of receiving the medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Bernstein Liebhard LLP has launched a new website for dialysis patients and families who were allegedly affected by the GranuFlo recall (http://www.granuflolawsuit2014.com/) of June 2012, and are now considering a claim against...

2014-04-18 20:21:09

PITTSBURGH, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts has denied Teva's application for an injunction seeking to prevent Mylan's launch of a generic version of Copaxone(®) pending the Supreme Court's decision on Teva's appeal. This is the second time that the Chief Justice has denied Teva's request for such an injunction. In March, the Supreme Court granted Teva's petition for certiorari seeking clarification of...

2014-04-18 16:22:52

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Torkzadeh Law Firm (TorkLaw) is now representing over 100 clients against St. Jude Medical, Inc. related to the recalled St. Jude Medical, Inc. Riata leads. In November 2011, the FDA issued a Class 1 recall of the St. Jude Medical Riata and Riata ST Silicone Endocardial Defibrillation Leads. The FDA noted evidence that the silicone insulation covering the leads is at risk for premature abrasion and externalization. As a result of...


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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