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4 hrs ago | News Times

Biodel, Lincoln Park enter into $15 million equity deal

A Danbury company researching better ways to treat diabetes has expanded its funding sources through a stock sale agreement with an investment firm.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Biodel, Medicine, Diabetes, Health

8 hrs ago | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

First come, first served? FDA may allow reservation of drug names

The US Food and Drug Administration is inviting public comment on plans to allow drug companies to reserve proprietary names for medicines as early as the end of Phase II trials.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Marketing

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Chester County pharmaceutical firm gets FDA approval for new acne drug

The Food and Drug Administration granted marketing approval to Actilate, an antibacterial developed by Aqua Pharmaceuticals to treat severe acne and other skin infections.

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Related Topix: Acne Vulgaris, Health

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

AcelRx stock feels the pain after FDA rejects drug-device

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., which late last week had to tamp down investor enthusiasm after a leak that its pain drug system was approved by regulators, lost more than 30 percent in pre-market trading Monday after the Food and Drug Administration rejected the drug-device.

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14 hrs ago | Business Journal

AcelRx stock feels the pain after FDA rejects drug-device

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., which late last week had to tamp down investor enthusiasm after a leak that its pain drug system was approved by regulators, lost more than 30 percent in pre-market trading Monday after the Food and Drug Administration rejected the drug-device.

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16 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Doctors urge meningitis shots for vulnerable infants, children

Infants and children who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific health problems should be vaccinated against the infection, according to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician group in the United States.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

19 hrs ago | Business Journal

Peanut Corp. of America trial begins; 700 sick, 9 dead in salmonella outbreak

Jury selection starts Monday in federal court in Albany, Georgia., for the trial of three officials with the now-closed Peanut Corporation of America who authorities say shipped salmonella-tainted peanuts that sickened hundreds and killed nine people.

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23 hrs ago | Sun-Star

FDA: Illegal food supplement alive in Mindanao

MINDANAO continues to be a common destination for a food supplement product already found illegal by the Food and Drug Administration .

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangkok Post

Police take aim at dangerous products

The Consumer Protection Police Division is set to launch a crackdown on Friday targeting unlicensed diet supplements and sub-standard industrial products to protect consumers.

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Kevin, M.D.

Contrave: A promising new approach in the fight against obesity?

As a family physician whose practice deals exclusively in the treatment of obesity, it strikes me as remarkable how little we understand about the disease, which is Canada's second-leading cause of preventable death.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

A New York City Smokers' Group Suing to End E-Cigarette Ban in Restaurants and Bars

For more on this topic watch the Reason TV short titled Thank You for Vaping: Libertarian vs. New York City's E-Cig Ban , originally relased on May 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

The Joplin Independent

Court ruling is favorable to drug manufacturers

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on July 24, 2014, that the Food and Drug Administration is not required to hold hearings that could end the use of penicillin and tetracyclines in animal feed.

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Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Agriculture, Science

Manawatu Evening Standard

Asset sale 'screwed' NZ buyers

A controversial American couple are the biggest investors in recently floated Genesis Energy - sparking angry claims the Government has been caught out "screwing the scrum" against mum and dad Kiwi buyers.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Stone fruit recall: More stores added due to listeria concerns

Four more stores have been added to the stone fruit recall this Thursday. Whole Foods Market, Ralph's and Food 4 Less have also been added to the nationwide fruit recall, according to CNN reports.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery

Medical News

CanTx, Novogen name two key CMOs to manufacture clinical batches of anti-cancer drug Cantrixil

Oncology drug developer, CanTx Inc., and its parent company, Novogen Ltd. , today announced that they have named two key contract manufacturing organizations to produce clinical batches of the experimental anti-cancer drug, Cantrixil.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Novogen, Yale University, Healthcare Law, Law, Health

News Observer

Rivenbark: Smallpox in a cardboard box

So you think you keep a messy house? You have trouble letting go of things? You find yourself relating to those pathetic hoarders on TV who can't throw out old clothes, broken appliances or even the mouse poo behind the fridge? Well, worry no more.

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Sunherald.com

Kansas City area clinic to offer HIV drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration two years ago approved the HIV drug, Truvada, for HIV prevention.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Kansas City, KS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical News

FDA issues Complete Response Letter for AcelRx's Zalviso NDA

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Complete Response Letter for the Company's new drug application for Zalviso .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thanh Nein News

China regulator says food supplier forged production dates: Xinhua

Regulators in Shanghai have found that scandal-hit China-based food supplier forged production dates on some of its products and sold them after their expiry, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia

Connecticut Post

FDA approves pain pill that's harder to abuse

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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