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2010-03-08 16:57:20

Use of medications injected directly into the eye appears to be an increasingly common treatment for age-related macular degeneration in one region of Canada

2010-01-11 20:57:42

A study published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine examines the impact of a safety warning issued by the Food and Drug Administration for commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications.

2010-01-11 06:31:00

EXTON, Pa., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that Vincent Milano, president and chief executive officer of ViroPharma, will provide an overview of the company's business and present a financial update during the 28th Annual J.P.

2009-10-16 16:41:00

BOSTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PHARMACIA & UPJOHN COMPANY, INC., a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc. ("Pfizer") today was sentenced today in federal court for a felony violation of the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, for misbranding the drug, Bextra, with the intent to defraud or mislead.

2009-10-10 07:50:30

Investigators from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the VA Boston Healthcare System have shown, at 6 months in a small group of patients, that there is no difference in efficacy between Bevacizumab (Avastin) and Ranibizumab (Lucentis) for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

2009-09-16 14:56:34

The drug Instanyl helps treat breakthrough cancer pain, an Italian researcher said.

2009-09-02 10:35:00

Pfizer to Pay $2.3 Billion for Fraudulent Marketing WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. and its subsidiary Pharmacia & Upjohn Company Inc.

2009-09-02 09:48:00

Includes Allegations of Illicitly Promoting Antibiotic As Clinically Superior When Its Own FDA-Approved Label Said Otherwise; First-Ever Qui Tam Whistleblower Settlement of Its Type PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pfizer Inc.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.