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2010-12-23 06:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dey Pharma, L.P. today announced that it has signed a license agreement with Meda, a leading international specialty pharma company headquartered in Sweden, for the exclusive marketing and distribution rights of EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injector in Europe. EpiPen Auto-Injector is used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Anaphylaxis can occur quickly, often within a couple of...

2008-11-13 09:00:07

GARDASIL(R) (Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent (Types 6, 11, 16, and 18) Vaccine, Recombinant), the cervical cancer vaccine from Merck & Co., Inc., prevented 90 percent of external genital lesions caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16 and 18 in a pivotal Phase III study in men aged 16 to 26. These are the only data evaluating efficacy of any HPV vaccine in preventing disease in males, and were presented for the first time this week at the European Research Organization on...


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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