Quantcast

Latest Pharmaceuticals policy Stories

War On Superbugs Spearheaded By British PM David Cameron
2014-07-02 15:20:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the latest development in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Wednesday that former Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O'Neill would lead an independent review panel to find market-based solutions to the emergence of so-called ‘superbugs.’ "There is a market failure; the pharmaceutical industry hasn't been developing new classes of antibiotics, so we need to create...

2014-07-02 12:26:27

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Orphan Drugs Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/global_orphan_drugs_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Orphan Drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 5.67 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the shorter development timelines. The Global Orphan Drugs market has also...

2014-07-02 08:27:01

Jazz Pharmaceuticals to own worldwide rights to defibrotide at closing DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the company has signed a definitive agreement with Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Sigma-Tau) under which a subsidiary of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Jazz) will acquire from Sigma-Tau rights to defibrotide in the United States (U.S.) and all other countries in the Americas. Sigma-Tau holds rights to market...

2014-07-01 23:08:48

Co-Pay Discount, an app which alerts physicians and consumers about discounts on prescription medications, is calling for an end to ‘pay for delay’ deals between drug companies which are slowing down the entry of cheaper generic drugs onto the market after their patents expire. The physicians behind the discount app, which facilitate discounts for health practitioners and their patients, are speaking out about the deals, which could be preventing people from getting their hands on more...

2014-07-01 23:08:35

The recent FDA warning related to Lidocaine is just the latest where labeling has caused some confusion at pharmacies nationwide. The agency warned parents last week that certain oral anesthetics are not safe for teething infants and Ace Innovation Group's app OTCplus is aimed at reducing confusion about OTC medicines. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The recent FDA warning related to Lidocaine is just the latest where labeling has caused some confusion at pharmacies nationwide....

2014-07-01 20:22:12

NCMS Announces Plan to Expand North Carolina Drug Card Distribution Sites RALEIGH, N.C., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) officially announced plans to expand support for North Carolina's free discount drug card program. North Carolina Drug Card, which is free to all North Carolina residents, provides savings of up to 75 percent on prescription drugs at participating pharmacies. The program was launched in August 2007 to help uninsured and...

2014-07-01 08:30:06

- Creates an Innovative New Model in Specialty Pharmaceuticals Leadership - DUBLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) in a cash and equity transaction currently valued at approximately $28 billion. The combination creates one of the world's fastest-growing specialty pharmaceutical companies, with annual revenues of more than $15 billion anticipated for 2015. In...

2014-06-30 23:23:32

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) June 30, 2014 The “Pharmaceutical Membrane Filtration Market by Technology (Microfiltration, Ultra filtration, Nan filtration, Reverse Osmosis & Ion Exchange), Application (Cell Separation, Protein...

2014-06-30 23:13:21

JoTo PR recently cinched a feature in the North Caroline News Service for client Clearstream, LLC. Clearstream executives were quoted as expert sources with regard to the use of antibiotics on industrial farms, a practice which has now been shown to be contributing to growing antibiotic resistance and the spread of infectious diseases within communities. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Recent studies have surfaced with findings that connect the growth of the antibiotic-resistant...

2014-06-30 23:06:59

Situated in Kalamazoo, Michigan Holistic Health provides patients suffering from a chronic or debilitating conditions with an alternative means of wellness. As a recent addition to the MarijuanaDoctor's network of physicians, this Michigan marijuana doctor will situate thousands of patients with care that truly works. Kalamazoo, Michigan (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The clinical team at Michigan Holistic Health provides an alternative healthcare environment suitable for patients suffering...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
Related