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2014-07-24 20:22:44

Company inks deal with CIMTECH Pty Ltd to develop new products for veterinary medicine OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parnell Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd announces the successful licensing of two compounds that will be added to Parnell's already extensive pipeline through a license agreement with Australian-based CIMTECH Pty Ltd, a biotechnology company. The compounds now known as PAR 121 and PAR 122 have shown promise in bone regeneration and dermal...

2014-07-24 16:26:45

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene marked the success of the city-wide BigAppleRx prescription discount card program. BigAppleRx has surpassed more than $25 million in savings for New Yorkers since it was launched in May 2011. The BigAppleRx program aims to provide savings on prescription medications to anyone experiencing coverage gaps, including those who have no health insurance or high co-pays or deductibles...

2014-07-24 12:28:04

DUBLIN, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (NYSE: PRGO; TASE) today announced that it has received an AB therapeutic equivalent rating from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its previously approved New Drug Application (NDA) for testosterone gel 1.0%. FDA concluded that Perrigo's testosterone product is therapeutically equivalent to [AbbVie's] AndroGel 1% and can be substituted with the full expectation that it will produce the same clinical effect and safety...

2014-07-24 08:33:04

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., the company that has built an innovative new direct-to-consumer prescription delivery channel in physician offices, MedStart Connect, today announced it eliminates many of the underlying issues related to medication non-adherence and hospital readmission rates specified in a study published in a recent issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. In the study, researchers reported that frequent changes in generic medication pill...

antibiotic resistance
2014-07-24 05:43:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Antibiotic resistance could bring about the “next pandemic,” turning run-of-the-mill disease-causing bacteria into nearly untreatable illnesses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned on Tuesday. Speaking at a National Press Club event, CDC director Tom Frieden said that the common use of antibiotics and other anti-microbial agents over the past 70 years has caused some pathogens to mutate and become...

2014-07-23 23:16:18

Drugstore Lobby Bill Guts Discount Pharmacy Networks in Medicare Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Legislation backed by the drugstore lobby (H.R. 4577, “Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2014”) championing so-called “any willing pharmacy” mandates in Medicare Part D would undermine the availability of lower cost preferred pharmacy networks and increase Medicare spending by $21 billion over the next 10 years, according to new research from The Moran Company...

2014-07-23 08:31:10

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 23 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the opening of its new headquarters, manufacturing and research facility: Ampio Pharmaceuticals,373 Inverness ParkwayEnglewood, CO 80112Direct: (720) 437-6500 Michael Macaluso, Ampio's CEO, noted "This advanced, labor efficient, pharmaceutical drug manufacturing facility will be fully operational this summer, right on schedule, to produce the first batches of Ampion(TM)...

2014-07-23 08:30:44

LAS VEGAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX), a medical cannabis research and development company, announced today that it is filing for two medical marijuana dispensary locations in Las Vegas, Nevada. These locations are in addition to the Clark County, Nevada dispensary for which the company has received a special use permit, as previously announced. GrowBLOX Sciences' CEO Craig Ellins stated, "We are pleased to be submitting two new applications...

2014-07-22 12:30:46

Drugstore Lobby Bill Guts Discount Pharmacy Networks in Medicare WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation backed by the drugstore lobby (H.R. 4577, "Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2014") championing so-called "any willing pharmacy" mandates in Medicare Part D would undermine the availability of lower cost preferred pharmacy networks and increase Medicare spending by $21 billion over the next 10 years, according to new research from The Moran Company...

2014-07-22 08:30:28

PHOENIX, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fanatic Fans, Inc., f/k/a/ Calibrus, Inc. located in Tempe, Arizona, a development company in Social Media and Mobile Applications announces its acquisition of WCS Enterprises, LLC ("WCS") a leading provider of "Condominium" style warehouse space for the growing cannabis industry. Fanatic Fans, Inc. acquired 100% ownership of WCS Enterprises, LLC by issuing to WCS Enterprises, LLC 20,410,000 restricted shares or 50.48% of Fanatic Fans, Inc....


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