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Corcept Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CORT) released their final Phase 3 data for Corlux in mid-January, concluding a successful clinical trial. The next anticipated milestone is submission of the New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Research continues to show that the controversial abortion drug mifepristone might have another use, as a therapeutic option besides hysterectomy for women who suffer from severe symptoms associated with uterine fibroids.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials have disclosed that two mifepristone (RU-486)-induced deaths occurred in the past two years, bringing the total number of reported death related to RU-486 to 12.
WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities voiced "grave concern" to the U.S.
WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a hearing to consider approval of a new drug application for an abortifacient drug, ulipristal acetate, as an emergency contraceptive, or a new "Plan B." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Jeanne Monahan, Family Research Council's Director for the Center for Human Dignity, released the following...
US health regulatory staff said in documents released on Tuesday that a new, longer-lasting "morning-after" pill to prevent unwanted pregnancy appears to work with no unexpected side effects.
Swedish scientists are touting both the safety and effectiveness of home-based abortion medications for women who are 50 to 63 days pregnant.
Despite "abortion pill" RU-486 allowing doctors to terminate early pregnancies, there has yet to be a big change in the accessibility of abortions.
According to a study released this week by Planned Parenthood, approximately one out of every four American women who obtained an early abortion last year did so with the so-called â€œabortion pillâ€ rather than through conventional surgery.