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Archive for October, 2009

Florbetaben scan detects beta-amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s patients: Bayer

Friday, October 30, 2009 16:58

Florbetaben imaging may differentiate patients with probable Alzheimer's disease from healthy

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Warner Chilcott may settle patent dispute with Lupin on Loestrin 24 Fe and Femcon Fe contracepive pills

Friday, October 30, 2009 15:08

Warner Chilcott is likely to settle lawsuit against Lupin for alleged infringement of its patents covering oral contraceptive pills Loestrin 24 Fe and Femcon Fe.

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GlaxoSmithKline India net sales up by 12% in Q3 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009 13:54

GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited has clocked net sales growth of 12% compared to the previous quarter, for the third quarter ended 30th September 2009.

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Bayer, GSK, Pfizer and other MNCs agree to bypass drug patents in Ecuador

Friday, October 30, 2009 13:45

No legal right is superior to the requirements of public health, say pharma MNCs

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Six Indian pharma companies may face product ban in Sri Lanka for marketing ‘contaminated’ drugs

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:50

Six Indian companies are facing the risk of getting blacklisted and their products banned in Sri Lankan pharmaceutical market for allegedly marketing contaminated drug products including vaccines.

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Cholesterol lowering statins may cut H1N1 swine flu deaths by half: Study

Thursday, October 29, 2009 20:18

Statins may help the body from inflammation flare up in H1N1 influenza attack

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H1N1 swine flu test kit Prodesse ProFlu-ST for rapid detection of pandemic virus gets emergency approval in US: Gen-Probe

Thursday, October 29, 2009 18:29

Prodesse ProFlu-ST, a laboratory test kit to quickly diagnose 2009 H1N1 pandemic swine flu, granted emergency approval in US, its maker Gen-Probe Inc said in a new release.

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Glenmark cuts back drug discovery spend

Thursday, October 29, 2009 15:37

At least 3 of Glenmark lead molecules failed or got suspended in mid-stage trials in the recent months

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Alteplase can be effective in stroke therapy upto 4.5 hours: Indian physicians

Thursday, October 29, 2009 11:22

Alteplace was considered effective only within 3 three hours after attack

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Wockhardt denies sell-out talks with Pfizer on biotech business

Thursday, October 29, 2009 11:21

Indian generic firm Wockhardt has denied press reports of a possible sell-out of its biotech business to the world’s largest drug maker Pfizer.

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