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2014-03-19 23:02:33

Pharmaceutical manufacturers are required by the FDA to train personnel in FDA quality system requirements and procedures. Now manufacturers can train their staff for significantly less money, in their own office, with a new training video developed by a former FDA investigator. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Quality Systems Training DVD for Drugmakers **FDAnews DVD Training Course** http://www.fdanews.com/QualityDrugDVD Pharmaceutical manufacturers are required by the FDA to...

2014-03-19 16:23:48

DUBLIN, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to settle all outstanding patent litigation related to Actavis' generic version of Daytrana(® )(Methylphenidate Transdermal System). Daytrana(®) is a CNS stimulant indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Under the terms of the agreement, Noven will grant Actavis a non-exclusive, royalty-bearing...

2014-03-19 16:23:38

ATLANTA, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbor Pharmaceuticals announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing its second New Drug Application (NDA). The NDA was originally filed with the FDA on December 23, 2013 and officially accepted for filing on February 23, 2014. Arbor's first NDA, Nymalize(®) (nimodipine) oral solution, was approved in May of last year. Arbor has a total of seven other branded projects in development consisting of both...

2014-03-19 16:23:26

Groundbreaking Partnership Addresses Key Needs of the Uninsured and Underinsured Not Served by Healthcare Reform BETHLEHEM, Pa., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyWize Community Service Partnership, a unique national grassroots social enterprise that is improving the health and financial stability of millions of Americans who are uninsured or underinsured, today announced a new, 10-year, national partnership with United Way Worldwide. Through a national education campaign and the...

2014-03-19 08:23:47

DUBLIN, Mar. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3l7xkm/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Synthesis Polypeptide Drug Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Synthesis Polypeptide Drug Industry" is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global...

2014-03-18 23:21:32

Your Pain Community helps its members avoid the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The risks of prescription medication, while growing in the public consciousness, are still nebulous to many of those in danger. The Center for Disease Control listed prescription drug misuse as one of the greatest dangers to public health in 2014, second only to antibiotic-resistant infectious diseases. Overdose of prescription medications is now one of the...

2014-03-18 16:25:45

DUBLIN, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rs4wkl/china) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese Pharmaceutical Equipment Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rs4wkl/china ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) After decades of development, China has become a major producer of pharmaceutical equipment in the...

2014-03-18 16:25:16

RICHMOND, BC, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - MediJean becomes first company in the new Health Canada medical marijuana industry to pass through a new rigorous community-based municipal approval process. This groundbreaking process ensured that the community had a voice as to whether they approved of the proposed operation. In an historic vote last night, the City of Richmond's Council passed a site specific rezone for the industrial building that MediJean houses its headquarters in, pending...

2014-03-16 23:03:21

The Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP receives funding to assist older adults and people with disabilities Lansing, MI (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 MMAP executive director, Jo Murphy said, “Millions of low-income older Americans struggle to pay their prescription, health care, food, and energy costs. The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) grants have been instrumental in helping these disadvantaged seniors to regain their economic footing and lead...

2014-03-14 23:23:41

Get five days of hands-on, interactive training at FDA Compliance Bootcamp 2014.The course instructors have trained the FDA's own investigators and some are former FDA investigators themselves. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 FDA Compliance Boot Camp 2014: Validation, Data Security, Quality Risk Management and Compliance Training April 7 - 11, 2014 – Frederick, MD http://www.fdanews.com/FDAComplianceBootCamp Imagine getting inside the head of a working FDA inspector and...