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2009-09-02 09:37:00

WASHINGTON, Sept.

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2009-09-02 10:30:00

The US Department of Justice said pharmaceutical giant Pfizer will pay a record $2.3 billion fine to settle fraudulent marketing of the painkiller Bextra.

2009-08-27 07:35:50

A number of physicians erroneously believed that certain off-label uses of prescription drugs were approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a recent national survey. “Off-label use” refers to prescribing a drug for a purpose outside the scope of a drug's approved label.

2009-08-24 18:11:00

Some physicians erroneously think certain off-label uses of prescription drugs are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, researchers said. Corresponding author Dr. G.

2009-08-21 08:31:54

In a recent national survey, a substantial minority of physicians erroneously believed that certain off-label uses of prescription drugs were approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

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2009-06-25 11:20:00

Consumer advocate groups said on Wednesday that the FDA should make more information available to the public, even on drugs and devices that never make it to the US market.

2009-06-16 16:33:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Attorney Michael L. Levy and Acting Assistant Attorney General Michael F. Hertz today announced the return of an indictment(1.) against Norian Corporation (Norian), Synthes, Inc. (Synthes), and four top Synthes executives, Michael D.

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2009-06-11 06:15:18

Although psychiatric drugs in children and adolescents can increase the risk of diabetes, FDA advisers still claim the drugs seem safe and effective for treatment of certain conditions.

2009-06-04 06:30:00

- Company Also Granted Expansion of Prophylaxis Therapy Label to Include Patient Labeling for Self-Administration - EXTON, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that it has received a Complete Response letter from the U.S.

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2009-06-03 09:32:53

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).