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12/20/14 - Alimera Sciences' ILUVIEN Receives Marketing Authorization In The Netherlands For The Treatment Of Chronic Diabetic Macular Edema
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Marketing Weekly News Alimera Sciences, Inc., a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, announced that the Dutch Inspectie voor de Gezondheidszorg has granted marketing authorization in the Netherlands to ILUVIEN.
12/20/14 - HeartFlow Secures De Novo Clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Breakthrough FFRCT Technology
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week HeartFlow Inc., a pioneer in personalized medical technology for cardiovascular disease, announced that it received de novo clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its FFRCT technology. HeartFlow FFRCT is the first and only non-invasive imaging technology for
12/20/14 - Jazz Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Approval For Intravenous Administration Of Erwinaze (asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi)
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the intravenous administration of Erwinaze . "Administration of Erwinaze through an intravenous infusion provides physicians another option for patients, including those who cannot tolerate intramuscular injections," said Jeffrey Tobias, M.D., executiv
12/19/14 - AbbVie Receives U.S. FDA Approval of VIEKIRA PAK? (Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir Tablets; Dasabuvir Tablets) for the Treatment of Chronic Genotype 1 Hepatitis C
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved AbbVie's VIEKIRA PAK?, an all-oral, interferon-free treatment, with or without ribavirin, for the treatment of patients with chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C virus infection, including those with compensated cirrhosis. "We are proud of the work of our research and development organization to bri
12/19/14 - Actavis to Present at the Goldman Sachs Healthcare CEOs Unscripted Conference
Actavis plc, a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that Brent Saunders, CEO and President of Actavis, will provide an overview and update of the Company's business at the Goldman Sachs Healthcare CEOs Unscripted Conference in Boston, MA.. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 12:00 PM Eastern
12/19/14 - Akorn to Present at the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Akorn, Inc., a specialty generic pharmaceutical company, announced today that Raj Rai, Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview and update of the Company's business at the 33 rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 4:00 pm PST at the Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, California. Akorn, Inc. is a
12/19/14 - Amarantus Submits Orphan Drug Designation Application to US FDA for Treatment of Retinal Artery Occlusion With Product Candidate MANF
Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of diagnostics in Alzheimer's disease and therapeutic products in the areas of neurology, psychiatry, ophthalmology and regenerative medicine, announced that it has applied to the U.S. Food& Drug Administration for Orphan Drug Designation for its investigation
12/19/14 - ANAVEX TO PRESENT AT BIOTECH SHOWCASE 2015 IN SAN FRANCISCO
Release date- 18122014- New York, NY- Anavex Life Sciences Corp., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel drug candidates to treat Alzheimer's disease, other diseases of the central nervous system and various types of cancer, will present at Biotech Showcase 2015 on Monday January 12, 2015 at 2:00pm PST. The investor and partner
12/19/14 - AstraZeneca cancer drug, companion test approved
TRENTON, N.J. U.S. regulators on Friday granted accelerated approval to the first in a new class of targeted drugs for ovarian cancer, Lynparza from British drugmaker AstraZeneca PLC. The Food and Drug Administration also approved a companion diagnostic test from Myriad Genetics Inc. of Salt Lake City called BRACAnalysis CDx. Richard Pazdur, dir
12/19/14 - Breckenridge Pharmaceutical signs Multi-Product Generic Agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a multi-product agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. under which Breckenridge and MSN expect to commercialize several new ANDAs. Under the terms of the agreement, MSN will develop, manufacture, and supply the products exclusively to Breckenridge for the U.S. market, a
12/19/14 - CHMP Recommends Approval of Xadago? (Safinamide) to Treat Parkinsons Disease in the EU
Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A., a research and development company focused on novel CNS and pain therapies, and its partner Zambon S.p.A., an international pharmaceutical company strongly committed to the CNS therapeutic area, announced today that the EU Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommended that the European Commission approve
12/19/14 - CHMP recommends Approval of XadagoTM (safinamide) to treat Parkinsons disease in the EU
CHMP recommends Approval of XadagoTM. Milan, Italy, December 19, 2014- Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A., a research and development company focused on novel CNS and pain therapies, and its partner Zambon S.p.A., an international pharmaceutical company strongly committed to the CNS therapeutic area, announced today that the EU Committee for Medicinal P
12/19/14 - Cubist Announces FDA Approval of New Antibiotic ZERBAXA? (Ceftolozane/Tazobactam) for Complicated Urinary Tract and Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections
Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved ZERBAXA? for the treatment of adults with complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections caused by designated susceptible Gram-negative bacteria. Both trials met the pre-specified primary endpoints agreed upon with the FDA.
12/19/14 - CUMBERLAND PHARMACEUTICALS INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Other Events
A new formulation of Acetadote Injection was developed by Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. as part of a Phase IV commitment by the Company in response to a request by the Food and Drug Administration to evaluate the reduction of ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid from the product's formulation. The new formulation was listed in the FDA Orange Book
12/19/14 - Curis Reports Dosing of First Patient in Phase 1 Trial of CUDC-907; FUJIFILM Completes Acquisition of Kalon Biotherapeutics
Below is a look at some of the headlines for companies that made news in the healthcare sector on December 18, 2014.{ nfg} Curis, Inc., a drug development company seeking to develop next generation targeted small molecule drug candidates for cancer treatment, today announced that the first patient has been treated in a Phase I clinical study of CUD
12/19/14 - Eli Lilly reaches insulin development deal with Adocia
INDIANAPOLIS Eli Lilly and Co. could pay more than $570 million to French pharmaceutical company Adocia under an agreement to develop a fast-acting insulin that is in the early stages of clinical testing. Lilly said Friday that it will pay $50 million upfront and an additional $280 million and $240 million if the insulin reaches some development
12/19/14 - Enanta Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves AbbVie's VIEKIRA PAK? (Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir Tablets; Dasabuvir Tablets) for the Treatment of Chronic Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Virus
Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs primarily in the infectious disease field, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved AbbVie s VIEKIRA PAK? with or without ribavirin for the treatment of genotype 1 patients with chronic hep
12/19/14 - FDA Accepts IND Application for Radius Health's Investigational Drug RAD1901 Being Developed for Potential Use in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Radius Health, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted the Company's Investigational New Drug application for its investigational drug RAD1901, a tissue-selective estrogen receptor degrader being developed for potential use in metastatic breast cancer. We also are continuing discussions with the European...
12/19/14 - FDA approves AbbVie combo hepatitis C treatment
TRENTON, N.J. Patients with chronic hepatitis C have a new option for treating the liver-damaging virus, with the approval of a combination treatment developed by AbbVie. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the sale of a packaged treatment called Viekira Pak made by AbbVie Inc. of North Chicago, Illinois. It includes a combinatio
12/19/14 - FDA Approves Somatuline Depot (lanreotide) Injection [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals reported that Somatuline Depot Injection 120 mg was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in adult patients with unresectable, well or moderately differentiated, locally advanced or metastatic disease to improve progression-free survival.
12/19/14 - FDA Grants Approval to Cerus to Intercept Blood System for Plasma [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
Cerus said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Intercept Blood System for plasma. In a release, Cerus reported that the Intercept plasma system is approved for ex vivo preparation of plasma in order to reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted infection when treating patients requiring therapeutic plasma transfusion.
12/19/14 - FDA OKs Cubist antibiotic for serious infections
TRENTON, N.J. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine to fight complex infections in the abdomen and urinary tract, the fourth antibiotic the agency has approved since May. The approval of Zerbaxa on Friday is the second antibiotic approval this year for Cubist Pharmaceuticals, a drugmaker focused on antibiotics. It is being
12/19/14 - FDAnews Announces: Reporting Failed Trial Data: New Rules for ClinicalTrials.gov Webinar, Jan. 28, 2015
FDA's new proposed rules will make drug manufacturers revamp the way they register data on ClinicalTrials.gov. Take 90 minutes and hear from one of the industry's ClinicalTrials.gov experts on what is needed to do to update trial data registration procedures. Under sweeping new changes drug and biologic makers would have to submit all clinical tria
12/19/14 - Findings from K.R. Brekke and Co-Researchers Advance Knowledge in Health Economics (Diffusion of pharmaceuticals: cross-country evidence of anti-TNF...
According to news reporting originating in Bergen, Norway, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "This article studies the diffusion of biopharmaceuticals across European countries, focusing on anti-TNF drugs, which are used to treat autoimmune diseases. For more information on this research see: Diffusion of pharmaceuticals: cross-country eviden
12/19/14 - Genentech Provides Update on Phase III MARIANNE Study in People with Previously Untreated Advanced HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, announced today top-line results of the Phase III MARIANNE study. The study evaluated three HER2-targeted regimens Kadcyla plus Perjeta , Kadcyla alone, and Herceptin plus taxane chemotherapy in people with previously untreated advanced HER2-positive breast cancer. In this study, we had hoped to
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