7 hrs ago
Forensic Pathologist reaffirms her conclusions
The forensic pathologist who performed Teresa Scheunert's autopsy stands by her conclusion that the most likely cause of Scheunert's death was mixed-drug toxicity.
12 hrs ago
Insys Therapeutics Receives Subpoena From Office of Inspector General
The subpoena requests documents regarding Subsys , including Insys' sales and marketing practices relating to this product.
23 hrs ago
Fentanyl alternative BuTrans should be covered, says doctor
An Ottawa doctor would like to see the province cover an alternative patch to the opioid fentanyl, one he says is not as easily abused.
Orexo Announces the Launch of Abstral in Japan
Orexo AB, "Orexo" announces today that Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd has commenced the launch of AbstralA in Japan.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
EU fines drugmakers for blocking generic
European Union regulators fined drugmakers Johnson Johnson and Novartis 16.3 million euros for blocking the sale of a cheaper generic painkiller and warned others against such anti-competitive deals.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Fentanyl Patch 4 Patch Return Policy now in effect
It's a first-of-its-kind policy that North Bay Police, the Drug Strategy Committee, physicians and pharmacists all hope will keep control of a drug that has run rampant over the last number of years.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Two Oshawa men, one teen, face drug trafficking charges
Police arrested three men during a traffic stop in Whitby at about 8 p.m. on Dec. 3 after finding more than three kilograms of marijuana in the vehicle with a street value of $30,000.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Hospitals who enabled serial hepatitis infector must be held to account
Earlier this week, David Kwiatkowski, a former hospital lab technician, was sentenced to 39 years in federal prison after admitting to causing a hepatitis outbreak last summer.
BioDelivery Sciences: Delivering Profits In 2014
In the biotechnology sector, innovation can come in one of a few forms, including novel drugs or novel ways to deliver existing drugs.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Former Bellevue nurse charged with drug tampering
A nurse who worked at plastic surgery clinics in Bellevue and Kirkland was recently charged for tampering with painkillers and stimulants - an alleged act that caused a patient on an operating table to have a seizure as if in a "possessed" state.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Former UPMC worker in hepatitis case gets 39 years
A medical technician was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison for infecting at least 45 hospital patients with hepatitis C by contaminating their syringes.
Hospital lab tech gets 39 years for infecting patients with hepatitis
A New Hampshire hospital lab technician who pleaded guilty in August to infecting at least 46 people with hepatitis C was sentenced today to 39 years in prison.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Kwiatkowski In Court Today For Sentencing Hearing
A former Exeter Hospital employee accused of spreading Hepatitis C through tainted needles will be in court later today for a sentencing hearing.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The American Journal of Managed Care
The Impact of Abuse Deterrent Technologies on Prescription Opioid Trends
Howard Oremland, RPh, MBA; Lauren G. Gallagher, MPH; John Schlie, PharmD; Dick Creager, MD, MPA; Anthony Palmieri, PharmD, MBA; Olga S. Matlin, PhD; and Steven M. Kymes, PhD The past 2 decades have been marked by an increased awareness of the need for improved management of chronic pain and the aggressive marketing of new opioid formulations.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Former city man charged in bust
A Montreal man has been charged in the seizure of about $50,000 in crack cocaine and fentanyl powder in a north-side Thunder Bay hotel room.
The Des Moines Register
Reader's Watchdog: A mom and a stranger rally for a boy with cystic fibrosis
There was a time when Stephon Arends would roam the halls of Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines, comforting sicker friends.
Opioid over-regulation can leave cancer patients in intolerable pain
A "pandemic of over-regulation" of opioid-based painkillers such as morphine and fentanyl means billions of cancer patients around the world suffer intolerable pain, researchers said on Thursday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Police issue warning after fentanyl stolen from pharmacy
Significant quantities of the potent opiate drug Fentanyl were stolen from an East Vancouver pharmacy on Nov. 22. Vancouver police issued a warning to drug users Tuesday night after "large quantities" of prescription drugs were stolen from a pharmacy, including fentanyl - an opiate more potent than heroin.
3M Licenses Transdermal Patch for Stada
Terms of the license agreement were not disclosed. The 3M Patent, which was granted on March 20, 2013, enables a transdermal drug delivery device designed to deliver a therapeutically effective amount of fentanyl across the skin of a patient.
The Motley Fool
What's Behind Galena Biopharma's Recent Run?
In regards to its lead product NeuVax, there has been no news to push the stock higher.