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2014-03-11 16:26:53

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury in New Jersey returned a $1.59 million verdict to a former Accutane user against N.J.-based pharmaceutical companies Hoffmann La-Roche Inc. and Roche Laboratories. The plaintiff, Kamie Kendall Rees, was prescribed several courses of Accutane for treatment of her acne in the 1990s, starting at the age 12. Shortly thereafter, Ms. Kendall Rees developed ulcerative colitis--a permanent, debilitating disease. Unable to manage...

2008-06-17 09:01:12

Fontus Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on nephrology and endocrinology, has acquired Rocaltrol from Roche Laboratories. Rocaltrol is a vitamin D analog prescribed by nephrologists for the management of hyperparathyroidism and resultant metabolic bone disease in patients with moderate to severe chronic renal failure and by endocrinologists for the management of hypocalcemia in patients with post-surgical hypoparathyroidism, idiopathic hypoparathyroidism and...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.