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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 12:29:23

NORTHVALE, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMT) ADMT has announced that it has entered into an affiliation with Triotech Ventures, (triotechventures.com) ("Triotech") a technology consortium based in Cambridge, Massachusetts founded by Dr. Gianluca DeNovi, a recently appointed member of ADMT's Advisory Board. The mission of Triotech is to support foreign medical technology companies with specialized services and finances to assist such...

2014-09-29 08:32:11

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Pacira" or the "Company") (NasdaqGS: PCRX). Such investors are advised to contact Peretz Bronstein or his investor relations coordinator Eitan Kimelman at info@bgandg.com or 212-697-6484. The investigation focuses on whether the Company and certain of its executives...

2014-09-28 23:02:43

Wright & Schulte LLC Continues To Investigate Complaints That Janssen Pharmaceuticals Did Not Disclose The Lack of An Effective Means To Treat Uncontrolled Bleeding In Patients Taking Xarelto Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has learned that a Xarelto bleeding lawsuit complaint was filed on behalf of a California woman who alleges that she suffered life-threatening bleeding as a result of taking the blood thinner medication. According to the Xarelto...

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 23:04:55

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...

2014-09-26 08:25:17

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 26, 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 provided an update on the plans for the resubmission of the Company's New Drug Application (NDA) for Zalviso(TM) (sufentanil sublingual tablet system). The Company recently held a teleconference with representatives from the...

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...


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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