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2014-08-06 08:32:38

BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) today announced that Lil' Drug Store Products exercised its option to purchase the Intellectual Property Rights and Technology related to Legatrin P.M. Columbia licensed this product to Lil' Drug Store Products approximately fourteen years ago and has received annual royalties. Based on a predetermined formula, Columbia will receive approximately $2.2 million for the sale. "Columbia has a long history of...

2014-08-06 08:31:42

PORTLAND, Oregon, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research entitled, "Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Market (Pipeline analysis, drug class and Geography) Global Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", indicates that the global nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) market would reach $1.6 billion by 2020 registering CAGR of 25.6% from 2014 to 2020. The high prevalence of Type II diabetes and obesity, which lead...

2014-08-05 16:27:45

Jazz Pharmaceuticals owns worldwide rights to defibrotide DUBLIN, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced the closing of its acquisition of rights to defibrotide in the United States (U.S.) and all other countries in the Americas from Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Sigma-Tau). Jazz Pharmaceuticals now owns worldwide rights to defibrotide. Defibrotide is a novel product that is marketed by Jazz Pharmaceuticals in the European Union (EU)...

2014-08-05 16:27:40

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today reported financial results for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2014. Quarterly Financial Highlights -- Total company net revenues of $28.6 million. -- Net NUEDEXTA® sales of $26.5 million. -- Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted investments of $87.6 million as of June 30, 2014. "We had a great quarter across all aspects of our business. I am delighted with...

2014-08-05 16:25:41

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: US Excipients Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/general_industry/us_excipients_market.html US demand to grow 4.3% annually through 2018Demand for pharmaceutical excipients in the US is projected to rise 4.3 percent per year to $2.0 billion in 2018. In volume terms, demand is expected to grow 1.9 percent annually to 900 million pounds over the same period. While...

2014-08-05 12:31:01

Collaboration will help promote ViaDerma's innovative technology and expand the domestic and international demand for its cutting-edge pharmaceutical rapid delivery system MINNEAPOLIS, and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaDerma, Inc. (OTCQB: VDRM), a biotechnology licensing company committed to bringing new products quickly to the pharmaceutical industry through innovative research and development, and The Brewer Group, Inc. (TBG), a diversified global...

2014-08-05 12:06:50

Boston University Medical Center Study compared warning and withdrawal rates for drugs released before and after the drug industry increased funding to the FDA to expedite drug approvals What's safer: a newly approved drug or one that has been on the market much longer? Newer drugs have a one in three chance of acquiring a black box warning or being withdrawn for safety reasons within 25 years of their approval, according to a new study by researchers from Cambridge Health Alliance...

2014-08-05 08:33:41

Novel clinical trial matching protocol enables greater access to genomic profiling and targeted clinical studies for cancer patients nationwide. ANN ARBOR, Mich. and DENVER, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paradigm has announced today they have initiated genomic testing for Pharmatech's AccessPPM Cancer Registry. Pharmatech's AccessPPM is a cancer registry designed to collect EMR data and genomic information to help best match cancer patients with targeted clinical trials....

2014-08-05 08:33:22

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is first site opened, more sites scheduled in August TORONTO AND CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Concordia Healthcare Corp. ("Concordia") (TSX: CXR) (OTCQX: CHEHF), a diverse healthcare company focused on legacy pharmaceutical products, orphan drugs, and medical devices for the diabetic population, and its subsidiary Pinnacle Biologics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in rare diseases, today...

2014-08-05 08:33:16

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TesoRx Pharma, LLC., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on rapidly developing and commercializing products in specialty and niche markets, announced today that it has closed $10 million in Series B-1 funding from existing and new private investors. The equity funding will be used to prepare for Phase 3 trials for TSX-002, a first-in-class oral formulation of unmodified testosterone, and to advance its pipeline and build out its...


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