Oncophage, a vaccine to treat brain cancer has been granted Orphan Drug status - a special designation given to drugs which could provide significant benefit to patients suffering from life-threatening diseases -in Europe.
India's health ministry denied the reports swine flu saying that there is no swine flu case reported in the country, so far.
India is yet to put its plans into any definitive action to prevent the spread of swine flu, even though the country went on high alert mode days ago following WHO's heightened precautionary guidelines on the outbreak of H1N1 virus.
A vaccine to prevent H1N1 virus, which is considered to be causing swine flu, will be tried in humans very soon.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has sought more time to review the additional data submitted by United Therapeutics Corp on inhalalable treprostinil (Tyvosa) to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension.