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2014-09-10 23:08:02

The Alabama Supreme Court ruled that brand-name drug companies can be sued for injuries caused by its generic equivalent if the brand-name manufacturer made misleading or inaccurate claims about the drug, and those claims were relied upon by the injured person’s physician; this decision confirms the court’s previous ruling last year. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by...

2014-09-10 12:24:20

Ten-year savings hits record at nearly $1.5 trillion according to annual Generic Drug Savings in the U.S. report WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) today released a report showing that generic drugs saved the United States health system $239 billion in 2013, a 14% increase over cost savings achieved in 2012, and the largest annual savings to date. The report also calculates that generic medications saved a record of nearly $1.5...

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2014-08-22 07:39:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Bad news for the British photographer who allowed a curious monkey to take a selfie using his equipment – or, indeed, any of us looking to allow wild animals to borrow our smartphones or cameras to take self-portraits – US officials have issued new rules declaring that the images cannot be copyrighted. In a recent update to its regulations, the US Copyright Office has ruled that it “will not register works produced by...

2014-07-11 12:23:47

NEW YORK, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roseramey Spruill Littlejohn is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Fine Art as a result of her role as Owner of RRL Fine Art. With over forty years of experience restoring museum quality fine art from London, Prague, Paris and Germany, Roseramey has vast knowledge in fine arts dealing, and the conservation and restoration of art. Upon traveling throughout Europe to find treasures to add to her...

2014-03-26 08:23:36

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q32rbr/global_generic ) has announced the addition of the "Global Generic Drugs Industry: Trends, Profits and Forecast Analysis" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The global generic drugs industry, which experienced solid growth over the last five years, is expected to continue its momentum to reach an estimated $335 billion...

2014-03-07 08:26:13

BenefitsRx Home Delivery Pharmacy Solution Increases Generic Utilization up to 25 Percent over Retail Pharmacies WINNIPEG, March 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Drug plans pay considerably more for brand name products that offer little, if any, therapeutic benefit over other less expensive generic product in the same therapeutic category. The BenefitsRX home delivery pharmacy program is intended to utilize lower cost generics and save patients money. Says Paul Clark, president of BenefitsRx,...

2014-02-05 08:28:38

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new technical market research report, Global Markets for Generic Drugs [http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/pharmaceuticals/generic-drugs-markets-phm009g.html ] , from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global generic drugs market was valued at nearly $270 billion in 2012 and is estimated at nearly $301 billion for 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $518.5 billion by...

2014-01-29 12:28:09

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "In last night's State of the Union address, President Obama said, 'Today in America... [a]rural doctor gave a young child the first prescription to treat asthma that his mother could afford,' vividly capturing the critical importance of access to safe, affordable medicines for our nation's patients and our health care system. Indeed, in the 30 years since the enactment of the enormously successful Hatch-Waxman law in 1984, which...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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