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2014-07-21 20:22:24

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today environmental activist and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich announced her support for Prop 46, the November ballot initiative that will protect patient safety and save lives. Brockovich is best known for the work she did to build a case against PG&E on their groundwater contamination in Hinkley, CA, in 1993. The case, which settled in 1996, is one of many anti-pollution cases that Brockovich participated in over the...

2014-07-21 16:26:26

DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vbcrsg/prefilled) has announced the addition of the "Pre-Filled Syringes Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vbcrsg/prefilled ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Most of the data presented in this report has been gathered by secondary research. We have also conducted...

2014-07-21 16:26:17

SAN FRANCISCO and DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicines360, a non-profit women's health pharmaceutical company, and Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing Medicines360's New Drug Application (NDA) for Levosert(TM) (levonorgestrel), a hormonal intrauterine contraceptive (IUC) for use by women to prevent pregnancy. In June 2013, Medicines360 and...

2014-07-21 08:26:44

Robust pipeline of specialty drugs requires strategies to reduce burden on health care system WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) commentary published online today and scheduled to appear in the August 13 print edition addresses the controversy surrounding the high costs of new Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) treatments such as Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) and implications for the growing specialty pharmacy market. CVS Caremark...

2014-07-20 23:00:10

Membrane filtration is a widely used separation technique in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and its adoption rate in Europe and North America is very high - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/pharmaceutical-membrane-filtration-market-255408031.html. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The “Pharmaceutical Membrane Filtration Market by Technology (Microfiltration, Ultra filtration, Nan filtration, Reverse Osmosis & Ion Exchange), Application (Cell Separation, Protein...

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2014-07-18 09:47:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted FedEx on charges of drug trafficking, accusing the shipping company of knowingly delivering prescription drugs for illegal online pharmacies for more than a decade. According to USA Today’s Donna Leinwand Leger, the indictment claims that the Memphis, Tennessee-based courier service willfully ignored multiple warnings from the US Congress, the Drug Enforcement Administration...

2014-07-17 23:03:56

A&A Packaging comments on the new phenomenon of medical marijuana delivery and how many are claiming it to be the safer and more effective way for patients to obtain their medicine. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 In a recent report by the Los Angeles Times, medical marijuana services are examined in their entirety and reveal a huge potential for growth. New companies such as Speed Weed in southern California are offering medical marijuana patients a safer way to access their...

2014-07-17 12:30:42

California Ballot Initiative - The First To Require Random Drug Testing Of Doctors - Will Protect Patient Safety And Save Lives, Says Consumer Watchdog Campaign SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate committee on Health Education Labor and Pensions holds a hearing today to investigate patient safety and the estimated 440,000 deaths that occur in hospitals every year due to preventable medical errors. A landmark California initiative on the November 2014...

2014-07-16 12:24:29

Lengthy Authorization Process for Imports Could Spur Investment in Local Production, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Turkey continues to hold appeal for multinational pharmaceutical companies due to its large domestic market and strategic location as a gateway to Europe, the Middle East and Africa, but that interest is being tested. Marketing authorization that stretches into years,...

2014-07-16 08:27:01

AMSTERDAM, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New panel additions Patheon, Almac and Arevepharma to provide global insights from the contract services sector CPhI expert panel members for 2014: 1) Prabir Basu, President at Pharma Manufacturing 2) Girish Malhotra, President & Founder, Epcot International [http://www.pharmaevolution.com/bloggers.asp#Girish_Malhotra ] 3) Hedley Rees, Managing...


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