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2014-04-07 23:25:41

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Chinese guidebook for Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting and Monitoring Regulations (2014)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 China is one of the fastest growing global economies with a fifth population in the world, and is one of the largest healthcare markets around the world. Along with a sustained economic and population growth, Chinese healthcare market has maintained an annual average growth rate above 16% since...

2014-04-07 12:33:40

Innovation allows surgeons to see behind arteries and other critical structures, enhancing accuracy and efficiency CLEVELAND, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Theater, LLC today launched their new Surgical Navigation Advanced Platform (SNAP), a product that integrates with operating room technology to provide advanced 3D capabilities and augmented reality, allowing surgeons to enhance their surgery performance. The SNAP provides neurosurgeons unique virtual-reality guidance to...

2014-04-07 08:32:23

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced today that it has received notice from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), advising the Company of its decision to de-scope the current SparVax(®) anthrax vaccine contract through a partial termination for convenience. BARDA will provide additional guidance to PharmAthene on the contractual changes, following which...

2014-04-07 04:21:16

MADISON, Wis., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted Minor Use Minor Species (MUMS) designation for Nexcyon's adrenocorticotropin (ACTH), a synthetic peptide for the diagnosis of hypoadrenocorticism in dogs. Hypoadrenocorticism, also known as Addison's Disease, can be difficult to diagnose without the aid of an ACTH injection. Nexcyon has developed a proprietary form of synthetic ACTH specifically formulated for use in dogs. Presently, when...

2014-04-04 23:29:56

MannKind's AFREZZA takes a big step towards FDA approval. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 PharmApprove, the leading strategic, regulatory, and scientific communications consultancy to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, congratulates client MannKind Corporation on its successful U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Endocrine and Metabolic Advisory Committee meeting this week. The committee voted 13 to 1 on April 1 to recommend that MannKind’s AFREZZA® (insulin...

2014-04-04 23:25:40

Cases are not confined to consolidated federal actions. National network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation over allegations of life-threatening side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/Dialysis-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced important new information about how consumers inquiring about whether to file an action similar to lawsuits filed over...

Allergy Pill For Hay Fever Approved By FDA
2014-04-03 05:24:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In a move that could replace allergy shots for some men and women, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Wednesday that it had approved the first tablet for the treatment of hay fever symptoms. The product is known as Oralair, according to USA Today’s Kim Painter, it will only work against certain types of grass pollens and will take multiple months before it starts working – meaning that it will not help...

2014-04-02 23:30:03

Flood Law Group today announced that they are available to investigate claims of birth defects such as cleft palates or cleft lips that could be related to the use of the prescription drug Topamax during pregnancy. The FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication about use of topiramate (the generic version of Topamax) in 2011. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now actively investigating claims on behalf of parents whose children were born...

2014-04-02 16:31:56

SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaris Group announced today that Shaw T. Chen, M.D., Ph.D. has joined Polaris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (a subsidiary of Polaris Group) as Executive Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Chen had previously been with the United States (US) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for over 26 years in new drug development as a primary/supervisory medical staff. His achievements at the FDA included management of new drug review divisions, drafting...

2014-04-02 12:31:22

Sights Set on Establishing Global Footprint FAIRFIELD, Conn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive Technologies, Inc., (OTCQX: CTTC) (CTI), a pain mitigation company, will sell into Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (the "EMENA territory") effective immediately, in an effort to reestablish the global footprint that was compromised by the signing of the 2012 Amended Distribution and Sales Agreement (the "Amendment") between the inventor and the Company....


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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