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2014-01-11 23:00:36

Today marked the official inauguration of its expanded state-of-the-art laboratory and administrative facility in Shanghai, China. Shanghai (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), a nonprofit global health organization that creates and promotes quality standards for medicines, herbal medicines/dietary supplements and food ingredients, today marked the official inauguration of its expanded state-of-the-art laboratory and administrative facility in Shanghai, China....

2014-01-09 08:28:50

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it has received $40 million in milestone payments from Forest Laboratories Holdings Limited (NYSE: FRX) for MDX-8704. MDX-8704 is a fixed dosed combination (FDC) of Namenda XR(®) (memantine HCl extended release capsules) and donepezil HCl being developed as a once daily therapy for the treatment of moderate-to-severe dementia of the Alzheimer's type in the United States. The...

2013-12-04 23:31:34

EnSoftek, Inc. announced today a GSA 8(a) STARS II Task Order Award with the US FDA. Specifically, EnSoftek will provide Information Technology Property Management, Receiving and Distribution (RDC), and deployment/Installation Services to meet the needs of FDA agency-wide users. Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 In support of this contract, EnSoftek will be installing/refreshing over 11,000 PCs within the next twelve months. As a certified Dell Services partner, EnSoftek has...

2013-10-07 23:02:11

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported that yet another compounding pharmacy, this time in Texas, has been supplying products contaminated with bacterial growths. The investigated pharmacies have received recalls and warnings have been issued to health care providers as well as consumers nationwide. Peosta, IA (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on August 9th, confirmed products supplied by yet another compounding pharmacy, this time in...

Tylenol Gets New Acetaminophen Warning
2013-08-30 09:49:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As part of an effort to reduce liver damage due to the overuse of acetaminophen, Johnson & Johnson announced its Tylenol bottles will soon have a new warning label on their caps which reads: "Contains acetaminophen. Always read the label." The primary active ingredient in Tylenol, acetaminophen has been the No. 1 cause of sudden liver failure in the United States for at least ten years, reports Bloomberg. The US Food and Drug...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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