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New Study Links Long-Term Use Of Popular Sedative To Alzheimer's Disease

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Benzodiazepine, a sedative that is widely prescribed to treat people suffering from anxiety and insomnia, have been linked to a 50 percent increase in the risk of Alzheimer's disease, a team...

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2014-09-18 08:30:22

Live Webcast from New York on Friday, September 26th SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that Daniel P. Gold, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry conference on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time from the Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center...

2014-09-18 08:28:33

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUXL) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for STENDRA(®) (avanafil). STENDRA is now the only FDA-approved erectile dysfunction (ED) medication indicated to be taken as early as approximately 15 minutes before sexual activity. STENDRA is a prescription...

2014-09-16 20:27:34

-- PEG-Irinotecan is a novel, long-acting polymer-drug conjugate which inhibits Topo-I associated with solid tumors SHENYANG, China, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc., ("3SBio") a leading biotechnology company based in China focusing on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with JenKem Technology Co., Ltd ("JenKem") for the development, manufacturing and...

2014-09-15 23:02:11

The Firm is currently representing clients in Risperdal lawsuits that allege the medication caused men and boys to develop gynecomastia, or male breast growth. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 As Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/risperdal/lawsuit/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study has proposed that the antipsychotic medication might be useful in curbing aggression in children with ADHD when it is taken in...

2014-09-15 23:01:41

The study revealed that Sildenafil (Viagra) is associated with an 84 percent increased risk of the most deadly form of skin cancer. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medications reports that a recent study found that use of Viagra (sildenafil citrate), which is also sold under the brand Revatio, is tied to increased risks for melanoma. The...

2014-09-14 20:20:15

Analysis From SHIFT Study Shows Ivabradine Reduced Cardiovascular Death or Hospitalization for Worsening Heart Failure Independent of Baseline Blood Pressure With Similar Safety Profile Across Groups THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced data from the Phase 3 SHIFT (Systolic Heart failure treatment with the I(f) inhibitor ivabradine Trial) study evaluating ivabradine in patients with chronic heart failure (HF) were presented at the 18(th)...

2014-09-11 23:04:00

A Recently Published Study Found That Men Who Take Sildenafil (Viagra) Have An 84 Percent Risk of Developing Invasive Melanoma. New York NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Oliver Law Group P.C. reports that a recently published study has found that the use of Sildenafil citrate, sold as Viagra and Revatio increases the risk for developing melanoma skin cancer. Research published in the June 2014 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine showed men who said they used sildenafil, the generic name for...

2014-09-11 23:01:41

The Firm is representing numerous Risperdal lawsuit plaintiffs who allegedly developed gynecomastia, or male breast growth, due to their use of the antipsychotic drug. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 A Canadian project investigating the use of Risperdal (http://www.lawreward.com/risperdal/) and other antipsychotic medications in elderly dementia patients has reported positive outcomes when the drugs are reduced in this patient population, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-09-08 23:02:35

The Firm is representing a number of clients in Risperdal lawsuits that allege use of the antipsychotic medication caused gynecomastia, or male breast growth. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Federal prosecutors have alleged that two California nursing homes inappropriately administered Risperdal (http://www.therisperdallawsuit.com/) and other medications to their patients, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a lawsuit filed late last month in the U.S. District...

2014-09-02 08:30:36

Data from Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled Study Anticipated in Q1 2015 SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that it has completed enrollment in a randomized Phase II clinical trial of its lead investigational drug candidate Pracinostat in combination with azacitidine in patients with previously untreated intermediate-2 or high-risk...


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