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2011-08-26 05:45:50

The FDA has banned papaya’s from all of Mexico’s growing regions from entering the US due to an outbreak of salmonella.

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2011-08-25 09:27:14

The FDA has given approval for Allergan, the maker of Botox, to market the drug to treat a specific kind of overactive bladder condition.

2011-08-09 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) and Eisai Inc. announced today results from a Pathology Working Group's (PWG) re-adjudication of female rat mammary tumor diagnoses from a two-year rat carcinogenicity study of lorcaserin.

2011-08-02 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) and Eisai Inc. announced today the completion of a clinical study that measured lorcaserin concentrations in human cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and plasma and related data analyses.

2011-07-19 09:30:00

TITUSVILLE, N.J., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP, presented today 96-week findings from two pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials, known as ECHO and THRIVE, comparing the efficacy, safety and virology profile of its non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) EDURANT(TM) (rilpivirine) tablets versus efavirenz (EFV) in antiretroviral treatment-naive, HIV-1-infected adults.

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2011-06-21 12:45:00

The FDA today released nine new warning labels that are now mandatory to include onto packs of cigarettes in the most drastic change in smoking-related advertising in 25 years/


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