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Report Shows New York City Companies Playing Key Role In Development of New Medicines for Wide Range of Diseases

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record 488 new, innovative medicines are being developed by biopharmaceutical research companies with facilities in New York City, according to a new report released today at the Bronx-Lebanon Medical Center. The medicines are awaiting app...

New global subsidy for malaria medicines must ensure quality of care

A new subsidy designed to increase access to life-saving antiretrovirals must remain focused on quality patient care if it is to succeed, argues Tido von Schoen-Angerer and colleagues in this week's open access journal PLoS Medicine . The subsidy, called the Affordable Medicines Facilitymalaria...

Center for Medicines & Healthy Aging(C) and BidRx(R) Partner to Help Consumers Save on Prescription Medications

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The majority of Americans take one or more prescription medicines on a regular basis, and 40% of community-dwelling seniors take five or more. With the recent downturn in the economy and increase in unemployment, many people are l...

Brazil proves developing countries can use generic medicines to fight HIV/AIDS epidemic

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Brazil's nearly two-decade effort to treat people living with HIV and AIDS shows that developing countries can successfully combat the epidemic. Inexpensive generic medicines are a large part of the solution, say researchers from Brown University and the Harvar...

European Medicines Agency (EMEA) Approves Cell Therapeutics, Inc.'s September Meeting Request to Discuss OPAXIO(TM) Marketing Authorization Application

SEATTLE, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that it had requested and the EMEA has agreed to an oral explanation in support of the OPAXIO Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) in September, 2009 extending the review for the C...

Goal of good quality medicines advanced by new USP agreement with 9 ASEAN countries

Rockville, Md., June 24, 2009 Furthering its mission to improve the quality of medicines worldwide, the U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention has signed a cooperative agreement with nine countries belonging to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). In a drive to strengthen capacities a...

New Report Shows Record Number of Medicines Currently in Development to Treat Diabetes

RALEIGH, N.C., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) unveiled a new report today on medicines in the research pipeline for diabetes. The report shows that America's pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies are testing a record...

New Report Released in North Carolina Shows Record Number of Medicines in Development to Treat Diabetes

RALEIGH, N.C., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) unveiled a new report today on medicines in the research pipeline for diabetes. The report shows that America's pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies are testing a record...

Webcast Alert: Release of Economic Analysis Revealing $734 Billion in Savings Produced by Using Generic Medicines in 1999 - 2008

ARLINGTON, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) will discuss the results of an independent analysis commissioned from IMS Health, the leading healthcare market intelligence company, revealing that generic pharmaceutical utilization has contributed $734 billion i...

Research opens up new horizons to the design of customized medicines against breast cancer

This release is available in Spanish . A research work carried out at the University of Granada (Spain), in collaboration with the Hospital Complex of Jan (Services of Medical Oncology, Radiology and Pathological Anatomy), has opened up new horizons to the design of customized medicines ...

For ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), Interviewed Experts Indicate That The Medicines Company's Angiomax/Angiox Has Efficacy Advantages Over Sales-Leading ReoPro

Angiomax/Angiox Will Retain Decision Resources' Gold-Standard Status in 2017 for the Treatment of STEMI with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research a...

Frost & Sullivan: Ageing Population and Availability of Preventative Medicines Propels Growth of European Eye Health Ingredients Market

LONDON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising numbers of baby boomers with eye-ailments and soaring medical costs are causing European consumers to demand innovative diet supplements to protect their eyes and curb any potential eye care-related expenses. The ability of supplements to alleviate blinding d...

Record Number of Innovative New Medicines for Heart Disease and Stroke Now in Development

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record number of potential medicines to treat heart disease and stroke are being developed, according to the latest report by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) on medicines in the research pipeline. Over 300 new medici...

AstraZeneca Helped More Than 440,000 Patients Save $612 Million on Medicines in 2008

Patients filled 2.7 million prescriptions through AZ&Me(TM) Prescription Savings Programs WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) announced today that it provided $612.6 million in savings to 440,541 patients in the United States last year through ...

Under-Treatment of Pain Exacerbated by Public Perceptions of Medicines and Safety

HONOLULU, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Research presented today at the American Academy of Pain Medicine's 25th Annual Meeting point to the underlying problems with the under-treatment of pain: public perceptions about their safety and patient non-compliance in the form of diversion. Several...

GlaxoSmithKline Statement on FDA Advisory Committee Vote on Use of Asthma Medicines Containing Long-Acting Beta-Agonists

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The following is GlaxoSmithKline's (NYSE: GSK ) statement regarding recommendations of a combined Advisory Committee to the FDA on the use of asthma medicines containing long-acting beta agonists, including GSK's Serevent(R) (salmeterol) and Advair(R...

109 Medicines and Vaccines Now in Development for HIV/AIDS

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's pharmaceutical research companies are testing 109 medicines and vaccines to treat or prevent HIV/AIDS and related conditions, according to a report released today by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)....

Partnership for Safe Medicines Arms Public Against Counterfeit Drugs

Consumer protection group's new resource helps Americans cut prescription costs without compromising drug safety WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A collection of online educational materials are now available for free to consumers to help fend off the dangers of contaminated ...

More Than 2,000 New Medicines in Development for Older Americans

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ---- More than 2,000 medicines for older Americans are currently being tested in clinical trials or are waiting for Food and Drug Administration approval, according to a new report released today by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of Americ...

Safe New Children's Medicines Launched for Cough, Cold and Flu Season

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reopened discussions on Oct. 2 regarding the human error risks of dispensing decongestants, antihistamines and cough suppressants to children, and if these risks are proportional to the estimated benefits for chil...

Older adults can take medicines more safely and effectively by charting their daily routines

WASHINGTON Older adults may be better able to comply with medication regimens by working with providers to fill out simple paper tables that track what they take and when they take it. Recent experiments found that use of a "medtable" may help to prevent medication-related problems. A report appe...

Complementary medicines can help mild depression and premenstrual syndrome

Complementary medicines can help mild depression and premenstrual syndrome. Not all dietary supplements and "alternative" products are harmless though. German Institute urges consumers to be more critical of health claims. Many people use "alternative" or complementary products because they ...

Iowa Educators Prepare to Teach High School Students How Medicines Are Made

Groundbreaking Partnership to Enhance Science Education, Introduce Students to Possible Career Paths FORT DODGE, Iowa, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Weather-related challenges didn't prevent biology and chemistry teachers from more than 20 school districts throughout the state o...

Abbott Opens New State-of-the-Art R&D Facility to Help Bring Medicines to Patients Faster

Company Invests $53 Million in New Lake County, Illinois, Pharmaceutical Development Center ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) officially opens its new Formulation Development Center at the company's headquarters in Abbott ...

Death on the Net? Over 60% of Medicines Sold by Online Pharmacies are Fake

The in-depth report examining internet pharmacies and life-saving medicines purchased online was presented today by the EAASM at the 4th Global Forum on Pharmaceutical AntiCounterfeiting(TM) in Washington DC. WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Alliance for Access to Safe Medi...

AmeriCares Ships Medicines and Medical Supplies to Earthquake Victims in China

Airlift first by private organizations into Chengdu STAMFORD, Conn., May 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first airlift of aid to Chinese earthquake victims provided by private organizations left Kansas City today, and AmeriCares medicines and medical supplies are an integral part of the sh...

Monitoring whether patients take medicines can help anticipate HIV treatment failure in Africa

Adherence shows advantages over T-cell counts for monitoring HIV treatment Information on how reliably people take their anti-HIV medicines can help identify those whose treatment will succeed or fail. Monitoring this information, which can be obtained directly from pharmacy records, works at...

Study finds parents use cough medicines on under-2s despite the warnings

More than 40 per cent of parents have used cough medicine for children younger than two even though it is not recommended, nor proven effective for children in this age group, an Australia-first study has found. The joint University of Melbourne and Royal Childrens Hospital study, surveyed 325...

Scientists obtain anticancer medicines from the elecampe, a wild plant growing in the Mediterranean

This release is available in Spanish . A group of scientists from the Department of Organic Chemistry and the Biotechnology Institute of the University of Granada have found out that the plant Dittirichia viscose, known as elecampe, can be used to obtain inhibitors of neurogenic vas...

Researchers sharpen search for new marine medicines with novel techniques

With the number of terrestrial sources that yield novel treatments for human disease decreasing year by year, the oceans have been tapped as a promising resource for discovering new natural biomedicines. Two studies by scientists at UC San Diego, each utilizing mass spectrometry in novel ways, hav...

Asthma medicines often not prescribed as national guidelines recommend

COLUMBUS, Ohio More than a decade after national guidelines were issued for asthma treatment, some patients still dont receive prescriptions for the inhalers that experts say offer the safest and most effective long-term control of the disease, a new study suggests. Physicians prescribing prac...

Broad Stakeholder Coalition Concludes that the 'Pathway for Biosimilars Act' Fails to Ensure Timely Access to Safe, Affordable Biogeneric Medicines for Patients

WASHINGTON, March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for a Competitive Pharmaceutical Market (CCPM) -- the organization representing a broad range of pharmaceutical stakeholders, including large national employers, insurers, pharmacies and generic drug manufacturers -- strongly u...

Report on 547 New Medicines in Development for Neurological Disorders Released in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) delivered a new report today on medicines in the research pipeline for neurological diseases. The report found America's pharmaceutical research companies are testing 547 new medicin...

Combination of Thyroid Medicines Not Necessary

One medication can do the job of both after thyroid removal surgery, study finds,,,, TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Two treatments aren't always better than one, suggests new research comparing thyroid hormone levels before and after thyroid removal surgery. The study, publish...

Makers of OTC Cough Medicines Reaffirm Efficacy of Products

Cochrane report provides no elements of new data WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the international Cochrane Collaboration released a review of existing data on the efficacy of oral over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicines in children and adults. While this review includ...

Hyland's Cough and Cold Medicines Remain a Safe and Effective Option for Toddlers and Young Children

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hyland's, Inc. wants to remind parents and caregivers that during the difficult cold and flu season, Hyland's homeopathic medicines remain a safe and effective option for alleviating their children's suffering from common cough and cold sympto...

FDA to Declare Cold Medicines Too Risky, Homeopathy Offers a Safe Alternative

Homeopathic medicine offers a safe effective, and inexpensive alternative to treat colds in young children. BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will declare that cough and cold medicine is too risky for babies and toddlers...

CHPA Lends Support to FDA's Announcement Against Use of Oral, Over-the-Counter Cough and Cold Medicines in Children Under Two

Agency's announcement underscores industry's voluntary withdrawal of oral infant cough and cold medicines in October 2007 WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of the leading makers of over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicines, the Consumer Healthcare Products Associati...

Lack of training for children's medicines prescribing may increase risk of error

Current training and assessment in curbing common pitfalls in medicines prescribing for children is inadequate, suggests research published ahead of print in Archives of Disease in Childhood. The authors, from The University of Nottingham, base their findings on a trawl of published research o...

Complementary medicines training provides balance, not bias

Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) training for students in the health professions improves their ability to provide balanced, evidence-based advice to patients. Dr Evelin Tiralongo, a lecturer in Griffith Universitys School of Pharmacy, has found CAM education integrated into the p...
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