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Chinese Drug Company Wins Approval to Make Generic Version of Viagra

Chinese Drug Company Wins Approval to Make Generic Version of Viagra According to a Citigroup study cited by CNBC, the current Chinese erectile dysfunction drug market is worth 1.7 billion renminbi a year. This could reach as much as 5 billion renminbi, or $ 810 million, by 2018, it said, and generic versions of Viagra […]

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UPDATE 2-Hyperion to stop diabetes drug development after trial manipulation

UPDATE 2-Hyperion to stop diabetes drug development after trial manipulation The trial is testing the drug, DiaPep277, to treat newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes patients. DiaPep277 is Andromeda's lead product. "DiaPep was designed to modulate the immunological attack on pancreatic beta cells, a mechanism that several companies … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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Kentucky to Tackle Equine Drug Compounder Concerns

Kentucky to Tackle Equine Drug Compounder Concerns This year Quarter Horse trainer John Stinebaugh received a 16-year suspension and $ 40,000 fine when he had horses test positive for sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra. Stinebaugh's attorney told the Albuquerque Journal that the positives … Full News here – Read more on TheHorse.com

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Meda sells NJ facility to DPT; outsources intra-urethral ED drug

Meda sells NJ facility to DPT; outsources intra-urethral ED drug Despite the administration, Meda says the localised delivery route offers advantages over other ED treatments, such as the oral dosage form of Pfizer's Viagra, having fewer side effects due to the direct application to the penis. Furthermore, the … Full News here – Read more […]

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AstraZeneca boosted by start of new cancer drug trial

AstraZeneca boosted by start of new cancer drug trial AstraZeneca is already studying MEDI-4736 in lung cancer and head and neck cancer. Head of medicines development Briggs Morrison said in July that it might start tests in another tumour type in 2014 but he did not identify colorectal cancer as a target … Full News […]

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PDEA makes 'first' apprehension of potent new drug

PDEA makes 'first' apprehension of potent new drug Based on the PNP Crime Lab results, the 56 suspected fly high capsules confiscated from the two suspects reportedly contained methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) and Sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction. During last Thursday's buy … Full News here – Read more on Sun.Star

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GSK Gets FDA Approval For Asthma Drug Arnuity Ellipta

GSK Gets FDA Approval For Asthma Drug Arnuity Ellipta (RTTNews.com) – GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK, GSK.L) said Wednesday that the FDA has approved Arnuity Ellipta, a once-daily inhaled corticosteroid medicine for maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in patients aged 12 years and older. Full News here – Read more on NASDAQ

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UCSC professor searches for new type of cancer drug

UCSC professor searches for new type of cancer drug SANTA CRUZ >> A new class of breast cancer drugs may be on the horizon, due to research led by UC Santa Cruz professor Seth Rubin. Rubin was awarded a $ 350,000 federal grant to fund his research on retinoblastoma, a protein that doesn't work … Full […]

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Drug Is Approved as Treatment for Cervical Cancer

Drug Is Approved as Treatment for Cervical Cancer The Food and Drug Administration has approved Avastin — made by Genentech, a unit of the Swiss drug maker Roche — for a new use against late-stage cervical cancer, the seventh indication for the biotech drug, which had global sales of $ 6.25 billion … Full News […]

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Will FDA Soon Allow Drug Makers to 'Reserve' Drug Names?

Will FDA Soon Allow Drug Makers to 'Reserve' Drug Names? For example, few would be able to tell you what drug sildenafil is, but nearly everyone would be able to recall its brand name, Viagra. However, because brand names are generally shorter than the established non-proprietary name for a drug, the … Full News here […]

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Mesothelioma Cells Respond Better to Chemotherapy Drug When Pretreated

Mesothelioma Cells Respond Better to Chemotherapy Drug When Pretreated … Chemotherapy with platinum-based drugs like cisplatin is the fist-line treatment for pleural mesothelioma, an asbestos-linked cancer that starts on the mesothelium surrounding the lungs . One of the biggest challenges of chemotherapy is how to kill as … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Malaria Drug, Artesunate, Brings Asthma Sufferers Breathing Relief With Fewer

Malaria Drug, Artesunate, Brings Asthma Sufferers Breathing Relief With Fewer … Allergic asthma is one of the most common asthmas, affecting over 50 percent of the 20 million Americans who suffer from asthma, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. It's triggered by typical allergens like dust, pollen, pet … Full News here […]

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NICE likes Lundbeck's alcohol-addiction drug Selincro

NICE likes Lundbeck's alcohol-addiction drug Selincro The Denmark-based company has been recovering the last few years from faltering revenues after the patent loss on its antidepressant drug, sold in the U.S. as Lexapro. Its first-quarter sales were off 7% from the same period a year ago to 3.6 billion … Full News here – Read […]

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Artesunate drug can be used to control asthma, finds NUS study

Artesunate drug can be used to control asthma, finds NUS study Asthmatic patients may soon have a more effective way to control the condition, thanks to a new pharmacological discovery by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS). The team, led by Associate Professor Fred Wong from the Department … Full News here – Read […]

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( PCFTF PT ) Expiry of Chinese Patent for Erectile Dysfunction Drug Opens

( PCFTF PT ) Expiry of Chinese Patent for Erectile Dysfunction Drug Opens … The Investigation Report on China Sildenafil Market, 2009-2018 by China Research and Intelligence reports that "there are over 50 million males suffering from sexual dysfunction in China. Statistics indicates that more than 60% of males aged above 35 … Full News […]

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