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2011-03-25 18:34:03

A drug used to treat asthma has been shown to help reduce the formation of amyloid beta, a peptide in the brain that is implicated in the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers at Temple University's School of Medicine. The researchers published their findings, "Pharmacologic Blockade of 5-Lipoxygenase Improves the Amyloidotic Phenotype of an AD Transgenic Mouse Model," in the American Journal of Pathology. In previous studies, the Temple researchers discovered that...

2009-07-08 15:15:00

CARY, N.C., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CRTX) announced today that it will hold a special meeting of its stockholders on August 27, 2009. At the special meeting of stockholders, Cornerstone's stockholders will be asked to approve a series of amendments to Cornerstone's certificate of incorporation that if adopted will implement governance arrangements and provide Chiesi Farmaceutici SpA with certain majority stockholders rights. Cornerstone has...

2009-06-15 12:56:42

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked manufacturers to include a precaution in the labeling of some asthma drugs called leukotriene modifiers. The federal agency said the labeling should advise patients that some neuropsychiatric events have been reported by people taking montelukast (Singulair), zafirlukast (Accolate) and zileuton (Zyflo and Zyflo CR). Leukotrienes are chemicals the body releases in response to an inflammatory stimulus, such as when a person breathes in an...

2009-06-08 07:27:59

In the battle against cancer, allies can come from unexpected sources. Research at The Jackson Laboratory has yielded a new approach to treating leukemia, one that targets leukemia-proliferating cells with drugs that are already on the market.Jackson Adjunct Professor Shaoguang Li, M.D., Ph.D., who now has a laboratory at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, led a research team that identified a gene involved with the inflammatory response that could hold the key to...

2009-01-14 13:27:09

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said a safety review has yet to find conclusive evidence of any link between certain asthma drugs and suicide. The agency last March announced that it was reviewing data that raised concerns about a possible association between the use of Singulair and behavior/mood changes, suicide, suicidal thinking and suicidal behavior. The FDA has urged both healthcare professionals and patients to report side effects from the use of drugs Singulair, Accolate, Zyflo,...

2008-10-20 18:00:30

Critical Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRTX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative products for respiratory and inflammatory diseases, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008. Financial Results for the Three Months Ended September 30, 2008 and 2007 Total revenue for the third quarter of 2008 was $6.0 million, compared with $3.2 million in the third quarter of 2007. Total revenue for the third quarter...

2008-08-11 18:00:58

Critical Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRTX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative products for respiratory and inflammatory diseases, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. Financial Results for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2008 and 2007 Total revenue for the second quarter of 2008 was $3.9 million, compared with $3.4 million in the second quarter of 2007. Total revenue for the second quarter of 2007...

2007-10-08 09:00:09

Critical Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRTX) today announced that the Company has commercially launched Perforomist™ (formoterol fumarate) Inhalation Solution (Perforomist) with its marketing partner, Dey, L.P. (DEY), a subsidiary of Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL). Perforomist™ Inhalation Solution is indicated for long-term, twice-daily maintenance treatment of bronchoconstriction for emphysema and chronic bronchitis, also known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)....


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