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2014-08-18 12:26:55

Nearly 80 Percent of Surveyed Physicians Believe Xeljanz is Superior to Methotrexate in Inhibiting Structural Progression in RA, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the FDA approval of Pfizer's supplemental New Drug Application for Xeljanz in February 2014 to include the reduction of radiographic progression of structural joint damage has had a positive impact on U.S. rheumatologists'...

2014-08-12 23:10:34

A Rise In Lipitor Lawsuit Claims Jumped In Five Months With Filings That Contend Development Of Type 2 Diabetes After Taking The Cholesterol Lowing Medication, Notes Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The harmful drug attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC have learned through a Reuters analysis that Lipitor diabetes lawsuits filed against Pfizer Inc. have spiked over the past five months primarily due to all federally filed Lipitor lawsuit claims consolidated in...

2014-08-12 23:02:26

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) that claim the popular statin medication caused patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to mount in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-08-12 16:27:31

DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biological Drugs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Biological drugs are typically derived from living cells and are used in the treatment and prevention of various diseases such as cancer, blood-related diseases, auto-immune diseases and other medical disorders....

2014-08-11 23:07:45

Zoloft Birth Defect Lawsuits Filed Allege SSRI Antidepressant Caused Children to Be Born with Various Congenital Malformations, Including Atrial Septal Defect; Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn, Neural Tube Defects, and Craniofacial Defects Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, a nationally-recognized law firm representing plaintiffs in Zoloft lawsuits, notes that 13 new claims were recently filed in West Virginia...

2014-08-11 12:26:57

Significant Opportunity Exists for New Therapies to Treat GIST, Particularly those for Treating Unresectable and/or Metastatic Disease in Later-Line Settings BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the treatment landscape of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) will not change dramatically through 2023 as no new therapies are expected to launch for this indication. Treatment of GIST is largely dependent on tumor size, location and growth rate and...

2014-08-08 12:25:01

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Diabetic Neuropathy Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 R&D activities in the Diabetic Neuropathy sector are growing in terms of an increase in the number of mergers and acquisitions. Big pharmaceutical companies take up later-stage products from small companies, where efficacy has already been demonstrated, thereby cutting down...

2014-08-08 08:25:05

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, August 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-08-06 12:25:31

RAMSEY, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Contract Pharma Magazine will host the 13(th) annual Contracting & Outsourcing Conference & Exhibition on Sept. 18-19, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. The event will feature speakers from FDA, large and small pharma and biopharma, and industry experts, with discussion of critical issues in outsourcing, including the Pfizer Keynote on Global Pharma Outsourcing Industry Trends and the Executive Outsourcing Summit. Contracting...

2014-08-04 20:21:57

Justice Department and multi-state AG settlement resolves alleged scheme of over-admitting patients at nearly 120 CHS hospitals across 20 states; whistleblowers include former ER physician in Philadelphia WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major settlement for alleged health care fraud, law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., working with the U.S. Justice Department and various states' attorneys general, has reached an agreement with Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH) to...


Latest Pfizer Reference Libraries

Generalized Anxiety Disorder
2013-07-25 15:07:54

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder with worry about normal, everyday situations such as finance, health and wellbeing in relationships (personal and work related) all lasting longer than six months. Symptoms The symptoms of GAD can include but are not limited to difficulty swallowing, rashes, shortness of breath, fidgeting, headaches, tension, nausea, etc. In order for GAD to be ruled as present, the symptoms and feelings must be experiences for at least six...

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2011-04-15 13:50:01

Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.