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2014-05-09 08:26:43

WHIPPANY, N.J., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare was honored by the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) at their annual "Portraits of Courage" Celebration in Washington, DC on May 8. The event recognized several individuals, foundations and innovator companies that have made substantial contributions to improving the lives of people affected by rare disorders. NORD's celebration of progress is an annual event open to everyone with an interest in rare...

2014-05-09 04:21:47

TAINAN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScinoPharm Taiwan, Ltd. (TWSE:1789), a specialty Active Pharmaceutical ingredient (API) company, and Lee's Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited (950.HK) announced the execution of two collaboration agreements today. The two parties will jointly develop and produce Fondaparinux, an anti-thrombotic agent and Travoprost and Bimatoprost, two prostaglandin derivative drugs for treating glaucoma. Capitalizing on the strengths and expertise of the two...

2014-05-08 23:08:58

Introducing eCongress on Pharmacovigilance, a new webinar series taking place throughout May to June 5th. The online series, which is free to attend, will provide professionals and practitioners gain current insight on drug safety monitoring, regulatory affairs and safety issues with prominent leaders of the industry. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 During the series, featured speakers will share their perspectives and insights on key topics such as information management and...

2014-05-08 16:27:40

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. "In the first quarter of the year, we have focused on preparation for commercialization of Zalviso both in the U.S. and Europe. This includes working with the FDA on...

2014-05-08 00:20:35

New report from AAA Foundation reveals increase in driving years, habits and medication use. WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, older Americans are extending their time behind the wheel compared to previous generations. For example, 84 percent of Americans 65 and older held a driver's license in 2010 compared to barely half in the early 1970s. Today, one in six drivers on U.S. roads are ages 65 and older...

2014-05-07 23:03:25

New Approvals by FDA for Generic Drugs are a valid alternative to the high cost of drugs. Winnipeg, Canada (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Whether you need to treat a chronic or short-term illness in the United States, the high cost of medications can become a serious burden. The good news is that there are budget-friendly alternatives. Instead of choosing a brand-name drug, opt for a generic one. Generic drugs are 30 to 80 percent less expensive than brand names. Just because it’s lower in cost...

2014-05-07 23:02:56

Seniors Like Medicare Part D, Don’t Want Drugstore Lobby Changes That Would Increase Costs Washington D.C. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 As drugstore lobbyists descend on Capitol Hill this week, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today released a new ad campaign—“Community Drugstores Owners Shouldn’t Forget How the Other Half Lives”—that highlights seniors’ opposition to the independent drugstore lobby’s agenda to change their Medicare Part D benefits. “It...

2014-05-07 12:30:07

Seniors Like Medicare Part D, Don't Want Drugstore Lobby Changes That Would Increase Costs WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As drugstore lobbyists descend on Capitol Hill this week, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today released a new ad campaign--"Community Drugstore Owners Shouldn't Forget How the Other Half Lives"--that highlights seniors' opposition to the independent drugstore lobby's agenda to change their Medicare Part D benefits. "It...

2014-05-07 08:29:17

Winners include Teva's Coxapone, a specialty drug for the treatment of chronic disease, and Corcepts' KORLYM, an orphan drug for a rare condition NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PHARMACEUTICAL EXECUTIVE magazine's June cover story and the magazine's "iDigital Marketing Winning Brands," an interactive eBook available for free in the iTunes Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pharma-sci/id568221918?mt=8 features the publication's eighth annual Brand of The Year awards. This...

2014-05-06 23:14:09

As part of a marketing campaign with alternative powerhouse MarijuanaDoctors.com, the Pine Tree Alternative Pain Clinic will serve as one of Maine's primary providers of medical marijuana recommendations. With a compassionate approach to healing, this Bangor marijuana doctor truly promotes effective wellness. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Pine Tree Alternative Pain Clinic is an alternative certification clinic that operates out of Bangor, Maine. Providing individualized healthcare services...


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