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Cadence Pharmaceuticals Announces Priority Review and Acceptance of NDA Submission for Acetavance(TM) for Treatment of Acute Pain and Fever

SAN DIEGO, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX ) announced today that its New Drug Application (NDA) for Acetavance(TM) (intravenous acetaminophen), its investigational product candidate for the treatment of acute pain and fever in adults...

Cell Therapeutics Completes Pixantrone NDA Submission and Requests Priority Review

Completed NDA submission could lead to marketing approval in Q4-2009 SEATTLE, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that it has completed the submission of the New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administratio...

FDA Grants Priority Review Status to Prevnar 13 Marketing Application

-- Candidate vaccine designed to protect against the 13 most prevalent serotypes associated with pneumococcal disease -- COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

Xanodyne's New Drug Application for the Treatment of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Menorrhagia) Accepted for Filing with a Priority Review Classification

NEWPORT, Ky., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing and granted priority review status for its investigational proprietary formulation of tranexamic acid for the treatment of women with menorr...

Actuaries: Priority on Health Reform and Retirement Security Signals Tough Choices Ahead

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Actuarie s announced today its support of efforts to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges and is urging policymakers to reach bipartisan solutions to reform the U.S. health care system and restore r...

Divided We Fail Pushes to Keep Health Care Reform as a Top Priority for Congress and the New Administration

Divided We Fail Holds Rare Town Hall Meeting With U.S. Senator Arlen Specter on the Urgent Need to Fix Rising Health Care Costs PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Pennsylvania, Business Roundtable, National Federation of Independent Business, and the Service Employees Inter...

Access MediQuip Appoints Former Priority Healthcare CEO to Chairman of the Board

Health Care Company Also Appoints Industry Veteran Steve Shulman to Board HOUSTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Access MediQuip, LLC, the nation's first and largest provider of outsourced medical implantable device management solutions to the health care industry, announced today that its board of...

Pegloticase BLA Filing Accepted for Priority Review by FDA

Application for Treatment-Failure Gout Granted Priority Review EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the Company's Biologics License Appli...

Obama's Call for "Change We Can Believe In" Makes Prevention a Priority in Health Reform

PfP Launches Ad Campaign Calling for "Health Reform We Can Believe In" Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 6, 2008 -- The president of Partnership for Prevention said today that President-elect Obama's call for "change we can believe in" should make dise...

Access to Physicians Is Consumers' Highest Priority When Choosing a Health Plan, According to New Study

WellPoint Institute of Health Care Knowledge Releases Results of First Study INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint Institute of Health Care Knowledge today released its first study: "Choosing a Health Plan: What Should Consumers Look For?" The Instit...

Medical simulation bill before Congress; identify key priority areas

Medical simulation, a training process in which medical practitioners use realistic artificial environments to practice medical skills and procedures, is currently the subject of a bill before congress related to enhancing federal support for simulation initiatives nationwide. On May 28, 2008, ...

ECRI Institute Issues Priority Alert About Two Infusion Pumps

Recommends Curlin Medical's CMS and PainSmart Infusion Pumps Undergo Immediate Testing to Prevent Potential Life-Threatening Medication Overinfusion PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute ( http://www.ecri.org ), an independent, nonprofit organization that re...

Sirion Therapeutics Receives NDA Acceptance and Priority Review From the FDA for Durezol(TM) in the Treatment of Postoperative Ocular Inflammation

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirion Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held ophthalmic-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its New Drug Application (NDA) for Durezol(TM) has been accepted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and granted priority review. Sirio...

Veterinary Pet Insurance Data Reveals Pet Dental Health a Low Priority for Many Pet Owners

Pet Owners Opting to Spare the Toothbrush May Face Costly Consequences BREA, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of National Pet Dental Health Month, Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) analyzed claims data to find that pet dental conditions linked to excessive plaque and tooth decay are costi...

TREANDA New Drug Application for the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Granted Priority Review Status by FDA

FRAZER, Pa., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted and granted priority review designation to the TREANDA(R) (bendamustine HCl) New Drug Application (NDA) for the first-line treatment of pati...

ABILIFY(R) (aripiprazole) Supplemental New Drug Application for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients with Bipolar I Disorder Accepted for Priority Review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

- Otsuka-sponsored Study Evaluated Use of ABILIFY in Patients Ages 10 to 17 - TOKYO, Japan and PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) announced today that the U.S. Food and ...

New Survey Shows Majority of Employers Rank Smoking as One of Their Greatest Priority Health Issues, But Only 2 Percent Provide Comprehensive Smoking Cessation Benefits for Employees

Employers are most likely to offer two of five CDC-recommended smoking cessation benefits components WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide survey of employers released today shows that a majority of employers ranked smoking as one of the greatest priority health...

FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Priority Review of Investigational HIV Treatment TMC125

- The Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) user fee goal date will be January 18, 2008 - YARDLEY, Pa., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibotec Pharmaceuticals Ltd. today announced that the New Drug Application (NDA) for TMC125 (etravirine), an investigational non-nucleosid...

FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Priority Review of Investigational HIV Treatment TMC125

- The Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) user fee goal date will be January 18, 2008 - YARDLEY, Pa., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibotec Pharmaceuticals Ltd. today announced that the New Drug Application (NDA) for TMC125 (etravirine), an investigational non-nucleosid...

'America's Future Now' Straw Poll: Progressives See Health Care Reform With Public Option As Top Priority

Progressives Energized, Overwhelmingly Approve of Obama and His Agenda; Jon Stewart Bests Stephen Colbert, Rachel Maddow Over Keith Olbermann WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressives gathered at this week's "America's Future Now" conference found a lot to like in President ...

Coalition Calls on Secretary of Health to Make Hospital Emergency Preparedness a Priority

Coalition proffers a 6 Point Action Plan on infectious waste control during a pandemic WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an op-ed in Monday's Washington Times (link below), Emergency Preparedness Coalition says that the H1N1 Swine flu and previous issues, such as SARS, have ...

Making Healthcare More Affordable Is a National Priority

Statement from Scott P. Serota, President and CEO Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott P. Serota, president and chief executive officer of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), released the following statement regarding tod...

Engaging Health Care Consumers Online is Top Priority

Managed Care Executives cite cost and complexity CLEVELAND, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In its Annual Forum, held this year in Key West, Florida, the Managed Care Executive Group (MCEG) met to discuss a variety of topics and technologies in support of the President's Four Cornerstones...

Health Leaders Join to Elevate Sudden Cardiac Arrest to a National Public Health Priority

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports SCA-related deaths are on the rise killing nearly 1,000 people a day WASHINGTON, April 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to boost public awareness of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), a leading cause of death in the U.S., the...

Make Safe Toys Your Holiday Priority

Many toys aren't a good fit, particularly for younger children THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Holiday toys are supposed to surprise and delight. But this year, toys are threatening to cause more worry than joy. Millions of toys made in China have been recalled in recent month...

Lunch Lady Challenges Schools, Families to Make Kids' Nutrition a Priority

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of National School Lunch Week, October 15-19, Chef Ann Cooper, the renegade lunch lady, is challenging schools and families to transform school lunches across the country into healthful, appetizing meals that teach students abo...

WHO Urges Higher Priority for Neglected Diseases

New Delhi: The eradication of neglected tropical diseases should be given a higher priority and more funding, says the World Health Organization (WHO).// Many people in Southeast Asia suffer from tropical diseases such as leprosy, lymphatic filaria, leishmaniasis and yaws. Dengue is emerging ...

Women and Children Issues Should Get Priority in India

The Speaker of Lok Sabha, Shri Somnath Chatterji has said that the issues concerning Women and Children should get top priority in policy making and implementation of programmes. // Mr.Chatterji was addressing the self help groups of women across the country and the children at Vaatsalaya Mela...

Global Health Issues To Take Priority In The Current G8 Summit In Russia

The Group of Eight (G8) industrialised nations summit, which begins on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia, is to have the global health issues high on its list// of priority. Gennady Onishchenko, Russia's chief public health officer, addressing the press stated that the G8 members would be si...

Healthcare And Education Top Most Priority Of The Govt: Nitish

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said providing quality healthcare and education to the people of Bihar was the topmost priority of his government and for this the government had earmarked enough fund //. After flagging off four mobile hospitals christened as 'apan asptal (own hospital) and ...

Hypertension Not Given Priority during Treatment

According to a study it was found that physicians do not change the treatment for patients suffering from uncontrolled hypertension//. But it is also found that hypertension leads to cardiovascular risks. The findings were presented in New York City at the 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the ...

Funds Pumped In To Reduce Waiting List of Priority Patients

As the waiting list is growing day by day, the New South Wales (NSW) Government is planning to pump in more funds to reduce the queue//. It has decided to allocate to more money to the region's area health services. This step is thought to help cut elective surgery waiting lists. The Hunter...

FDA Accords Priority Review For Pediatric Crohn's Disease Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to accord a priority review for the drug REMICADE (R) (infliximab) to be used in the treatment of pediatric// Crohn's disease, the drug's manufacturer Centocor, Inc. announced today. Crohn's disease affects the gastrointestinal tract and cause...

British MPs Say Prostate Cancer Receives Low Priority in the NHS

The House of Commons public accounts committee (PAC) in the UK has severely criticized the NHS for failing to supply accurate information about cancer to patients. The committee also castigated the NHS for according a low priority to prostate cancer as compared to some other cancers. // The repo...

COAG Must Make Combating Severe Allergies A National Priority

AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, has written to the Prime Minister, Premiers and Chief Ministers urging the Council of Australian Governments// (COAG) to ensure all teachers and childcare workers are trained in recognizing and handling anaphylactic reactions. Dr Haikerwal said that COAG a...

Consistent National Standards For Assessment Of Overseas Trained Doctors A Priority

AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, said today that the lack of consistent national standards and processes for assessing the skills// and experience of overseas trained doctors (OTDs) is diminishing confidence in the quality of medicine in Australia and diluting the effectiveness of the important ...

Children Health Care To Be Given Priority

In a huge overhaul of child healthcare unveiled yesterday, gives young patients a specific status within the NHS in Scotland for the first time// . Giving priority to the way children are treated, and include a framework for the children similar to that already laid down for adults. Under the...

Cooperation Between Faith-Based Organizations and UNFPA Critical to Maternal Health, Say Groups

...ng the meeting on Monday, UNFPA's Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, said that engaging with faith-based organizations in development work was a priority for UNFPA because of the "profound moral authority that religious leaders have, and we were all aware of the fact that religious organizations are the...

President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries

...he patients who need them." Matrix Founder and Vice Chairman N. Prasad added: "Enhancing the standards of care in the developing world is a top priority for Mylan and Matrix. Together we have done an extraordinary job developing a world-class ARV franchise in only a few years. Our efforts will continue...

EntreMed Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ults reflect the diligent efforts the team has put forth in the first half of the year to execute on our strategy to accelerate the development of our priority program, ENMD-2076, and to reduce non-priority expenses at every level in the organization. Our current cash position will allow us to continue to ex...
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