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Novartis drug Signifor® LAR recommended by CHMP for EU approval to treat patients with rare hormonal disorder acromegaly

Novartis drug Signifor® LAR recommended by CHMP for EU approval to treat patients with rare hormonal disorder acromegaly Acromegaly is an endocrine disorder caused by elevated growth hormone (GH)...

Harvoni recommended for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C

Harvoni recommended for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C Growing number of treatment options improve patients' chances of longer and healthier lives The European Medicines Agency has recommended...

Actavis Confirms Generic Butrans® Patent Challenge

Actavis Confirms Generic Butrans® Patent Challenge DUBLIN, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that it has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with...

Almirall's aclidinium bromide/formoterol fumarate recommended for approval in Europe to treat COPD

Almirall's aclidinium bromide/formoterol fumarate recommended for approval in Europe to treat COPD Positive CHMP opinion is an important step in making this new respiratory therapy available to treat...

Indian industry decries smear campaign against its pharma exporters and Government also intrigued

Indian industry decries smear campaign against its pharma exporters and Government also intrigued New Delhi, September 26, 2014: The India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), on behalf of the Government...

Roche launches Global Access Program for HIV viral load testing

Roche launches Global Access Program for HIV viral load testing Program expands access to care supporting the Diagnostics Access Iniative PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche...

Pharma Stocks Review - AbbVie, Merck, Johnson and Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, and Bristol-Myers Squibb

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LONDON, September 25, 2014

Roche launches Global Access Program for HIV viral load testing

Program expands access to care supporting the Diagnostics Access Initiative

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept.

Universal Health Services, Inc. To Present At The Leerink Healthcare Services Roundtable

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc.

IGI Laboratories acquires regulatory rights for 18 drug products from AstraZeneca

IGI Laboratories acquires regulatory rights for 18 drug products from AstraZeneca Published on September 25, 2014 IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IG), a New Jersey based specialty generic...

MannKind Announces Closing of Global Licensing Agreement With Sanofi

MannKind Announces Closing of Global Licensing Agreement With Sanofi VALENCIA, Calif., Sep 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- MannKind Corporation MNKD, +0.49% today announced the closing of a...

Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC to Pay $56.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Drug Marketing and Promotion Practices

Pharmaceutical company Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC will pay $56.5 million to resolve civil allegations that it violated the False Claims Act as a result of its marketing and promotion of several drugs,...

ESMO 2014 to Feature New Oncology Data from Across Bayer Franchise

WHIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Build State-of-the-Art Campus in Lawrenceville, N.J.

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Build State-of-the-Art Campus in Lawrenceville, N.J. New campus will be located at intersection of Princeton Pike and Interstate 295 Construction is expected to begin this...

Amgen Submits Biologics License Application for Investigational BiTE® Immunotherapy Blinatumomab

FDA Submission Reinforces Commitment to Addressing Significant Unmet Needs for Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, an Aggressive Cancer With Limited Treatment Options

Endo International Comments On Auxilium Pharmaceutical's Rejection Of Its Acquisition Proposal

Endo International Comments On Auxilium Pharmaceutical's Rejection Of Its Acquisition Proposal DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) today...

AUXILIUM PROVIDES TRANSACTION UPDATE

AUXILIUM PROVIDES TRANSACTION UPDATE Board Unanimously Reaffirms Recommendation of QLT Transaction CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a...

Bayer Receives Approval for EYLEA® for the Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization in Japan

Bayer Receives Approval for EYLEA® for the Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization in Japan Berlin, September 22, 2014 – Bayer HealthCare has received approval from the Ministry of...

Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal

Culinary Expert Visits San Diego County on September 20 to Help Educate At-Risk Population About Ingredients for Successful Blood Sugar Management