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2014-08-06 16:28:42

Input will help shape the role of public contributions to orphan drug approvals OTTAWA, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced today that the Government of Canada has launched a pilot project targeting patient input from Canadians with rare diseases to help inform future reviews of orphan drugs. As announced in October of 2012, Health Canada has been developing an Orphan Drug Framework to spur innovation and research into new treatments...

2014-08-06 12:28:54

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. announced today that it will host a conference call on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. EDT to review its results of operations for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Par is privately held and currently makes certain financial information available to the public in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Par will file its financial statements for the quarter ended June...

2014-08-06 08:34:09

- Commercialization Progress Continues with Global Pharmaceutical Companies - TORONTO, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD), a life sciences company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, today reported fiscal and operational results for its fiscal third quarter, ended June 30(th), 2014. "During the third quarter we announced our fifth customer for our custom multiplex antibody assays,...

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...


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