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2014-01-30 08:32:21

AVP-825 uses novel Breath Powered(TM) drug delivery to treat migraine YARDLEY, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A New Drug Application (NDA) was submitted on Monday January 27, 2014 to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for AVP-825, a product using OptiNose's innovative closed-palate Breath Powered intranasal delivery system to deliver low-dose sumatriptan powder for the acute treatment of migraine. The NDA submission is based on a series of laboratory and clinical studies...

2014-01-29 00:20:55

SINGAPORE and ZURICH, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Switzerland's Cytos Biotechnology AG today announced that their influenza vaccine (gH1-Qbeta) met its primary end point for immunogenicity (seroconversion based on haemaglutination inhibition titres according to FDA criteria) in the Phase 1 clinical trial in healthy Asian volunteers. The induced immune response showed good cross-reactivity to recent...

2014-01-27 08:27:07

-- Joseph Sliman, M.D., M.P.H., Joins Team as Senior Vice President, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of product candidates focused on the prevention and treatment of serious infectious and other diseases, announced today that Joseph Sliman, M.D., M.P.H., joined the team and will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs, previously held by Carol...

2014-01-23 04:21:26

LONDON and BOSTON, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stabilised GPCR (StaR(R)) Proteins Delivered For All Nominated Targets Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, has successfully completed the research phase of its antibody drug discovery collaboration with MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. In achieving this milestone, Heptares has delivered StaR(R) proteins...

2013-11-22 23:33:27

Easy Protection from Flu Virus Now Available to Houston Residents Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 With flu season almost here, many residents across the Houston area are starting to think about calling their healthcare provider to schedule an appointment for their flu vaccination. However, some may be putting off making their appointment because they have a fear of needles or because they have an aversion or allergy to preservatives found in common vaccinations. The good news is...

2013-11-18 23:19:07

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: China Human Vaccine Industry Report, 2012-2015. London (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 In the wake of China's economic growth and enhanced disease prevention awareness, Chinese human vaccine market has been expanding. In 2012, Chinese human vaccine market valued RMB10.5 billion with the lot release quantity of roughly 773 million person-portions. Restricted by China's national conditions and policies, EPI vaccines still...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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