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2014-10-02 23:02:13

FDAnews is pleased to announce the addition of Phillip Pontikos, Medical Device National Expert within the Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) of the FDA, as a speaker at the 9th Annual FDA Inspections Summit taking place October 22-24, 2014. The nation’s top Summit for quality, compliance and inspectional readiness will join together hundreds of the industry’s top professionals for the most anticipated event of 2014. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 9th Annual FDA...

2014-10-02 16:27:11

Experts from industry team-up to help keep quality medicines available to those who need them TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, will release its Drug Shortages Prevention Plan on 14 October at its 2014 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120912/DC73253LOGO The ISPE Drug Shortages Task Team developed the Plan as part of a multi-association initiative launched in...

2014-10-02 12:30:29

ALBANY, New York, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research titled on "Computational Biology (Pharmacodynamics, Cellular Modeling, Computational Genomics, Proteomics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacokinetics, Human Simulation Software, Drug Discovery & Development) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018,"the global computational biology market was valued at $760 million in...

2014-10-01 23:12:37

On September 26, the FDA warned healthcare personnel and consumers not to use Bo Ying Compound due to risk of lead poisoning. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Bo Ying Compound. The US FDA warned consumers and healthcare...

2014-10-01 23:02:26

The Firm is evaluating legal claims on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious Xolair side effects, including heart attacks, mini-strokes, pulmonary hypertension, and blood clots in the lungs and veins. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The nationwide law firm of Bernstein Liebhard LLP is now evaluating Xolair side effect claims (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/xolair-lawsuit) on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious health issues that may be...

2014-10-01 08:32:11

UNION CITY, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care instruments and consumables for the medical, research, and veterinary markets worldwide and providing reference lab services to the veterinary and research markets in the United States, announced today it has entered into a definitive distribution agreement with Patterson Veterinary Supply. Patterson will inventory, market and promote the full line of...

2014-10-01 08:31:32

BUENA, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IG), a New Jersey based specialty generic pharmaceutical company, today announced it has acquired two previously marketed ophthalmic drug products, in addition to the right to acquire three additional previously marketed injectable drug products from affiliates of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. after the completion of the due diligence process. All of these products have been approved by the FDA...

2014-09-30 23:25:10

Columbus law firm O’Connor, Acciani & Levy agrees that the Food and Drug Administration needs to impose more limitations on the testosterone drug industry to prevent overprescribing these medications. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The attorneys at Columbus personal injury law firm O’Connor, Acciani & Levy are commending an expert panel that recently voted in favor of having the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) impose new limitations on the testosterone drug...

2014-09-30 23:24:57

On September 26, the FDA issued a safety communication on potential risks of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular serious adverse events to Xolair's (omalizumab) drug label. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Xolair...

2014-09-30 23:24:17

As Pradaxa Lawsuit Claims Continue Boehringer Ingelheim Conducts Clinical Trials On Idarucizumab, A Potential Reversal Agent To Pradaxa Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has learned that Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is testing a possible antidote for Pradaxa, the company’s oral anticoagulant that is the focus of almost 2500 Pradaxa lawsuits pending in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois alleging uncontrollable bleeding. The...


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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