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2008-11-07 06:00:03

By Elizabeth Weise Frustrated after twice asking a Cincinnati-based manufacturer of medical products to recall contaminated heparin, the Food and Drug Administration took the rare step Thursday of sending U.S. marshals to seize 11 lots of the blood-thinning drug.

2008-11-06 16:40:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the Thursday seizure of 11 lots of contaminated heparin from Celsus Laboratories Inc. in Cincinnati.

2008-10-15 03:00:22

Regado Biosciences has completed enrollment in the Phase IIa clinical study of its REG1 anticoagulation system in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention.

2008-10-14 09:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc., announced today the Company has completed enrollment in the Phase IIa clinical study of its REG1 Anticoagulation System in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

2008-10-14 09:00:11

FOR U.S. AUDIENCES ONLY The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) -- today announced that 1-year clinical data from the HORIZONS-AMI trial, comparing Angiomax(R) (bivalirudin) vs.

2008-10-08 21:00:27

Leg compression combined with medication such as heparin is more effective at preventing blood clots than either alone, U.S. researchers said.

2008-09-25 12:00:43

PolyMedix, a biotechnology company, has initiated dosing and commenced a Phase I clinical study in the US with its anticoagulant reversing agent PMX-60056 under an investigational new drug application filed with the FDA. This first Phase I clinical trial will assess the safety of PMX-60056.

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2008-09-24 13:15:00

The Joint Commission on Wednesday ordered new tougher restrictions on the use of blood thinners including heparin.

2008-09-23 09:00:15

PolyMedix, Inc. (OTC BB: PYMX, http://polymedix.com), an emerging biotechnology company developing new therapeutic drug products to treat infectious diseases and acute cardiovascular disorders based on biomimetics, has initiated dosing and commenced a Phase I clinical study in the U.S.

2008-09-10 03:00:05

The government yesterday began posting a list of prescription drugs under investigation for potential safety problems, in an effort to better inform doctors and patients. The first list is a bare-bones compilation naming 20 medications and the potential issue for each.


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