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2011-07-13 11:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When flu season arrives this fall, a liquid form of Tamiflu--the most widely used anti-viral flu medication--will be available in a new, lower concentration to reduce the possibility of medication errors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The change applies to the oral suspension form of Tamiflu.

2011-06-14 12:41:00

LISBON, Portugal, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione announced today the international filing of its latest patent covering a new, highly efficient dry powder inhaler (DPI), XCaps. XCaps fills a void in the pulmonary inhalation market, as a device which combines high efficiency in powder dispersion with ease of use.

2011-06-07 13:09:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abattis Biologix Corporation (CNSX: FLU) announced today they have learned that the U.S. Government has charged Dr. Charles Hensley with unlawfully importing and distributing an unapproved herbal product named, "Vira 38," in 2005.

2011-01-12 14:44:05

Tom Jefferson and colleagues from the Cochrane Group argue that the current system for assessing the safety and effectiveness of drugs, based on published trial data only, is "wholly inadequate" and "ethically dubious."

2010-12-15 15:25:30

Carrageenan, is a polymer derived from red seaweed which helps to create a protective physical barrier in the nasal cavity and has proven to be an effective antiviral in the treatment of the common cold.

2010-12-07 22:35:24

Two new studies raise public health concerns about increasing antiviral resistance among certain influenza viruses, their ability to spread, and a lack of alternative antiviral treatment options.

2010-11-04 08:24:30

In adults with seasonal influenza A virus infection, the combination of the drugs oseltamivir (tamiflu) and zanamivir (relenza) is less effective than oseltamivir monotherapy and not significantly more effective than zanamivir monotherapy.

2010-11-04 01:05:46

In adults with seasonal influenza A virus infection, the combination of the drugs oseltamivir (tamiflu) and zanamivir (relenza) is less effective than oseltamivir monotherapy and not significantly more effective than zanamivir monotherapy.

2010-10-21 11:24:00

LOURES, Portugal, October 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione has been advised by Daiichi Sankyo Company Ltd that Inavir(R) has been launched in Japan. Inavir(R) is an inhalation powder which is delivered by the TwinCaps(R) inhaler to treat influenza.

2010-09-29 13:48:58

Healthy people who caught swine flu during the 2009 pandemic may have been protected against developing radiographically (x-ray) confirmed pneumonia by taking the antiviral drug oseltamivir (Tamiflu).


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