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Archive for October 12th, 2009

H1N1 influenza leads to severe respiratory failure in healthy youngsters: Studies

Monday, October 12, 2009 21:06

H1N1 develops rapidly in healthier young people leading to severe respiratory failure and death

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H1N1 swine flu drug zanamivir (Relenza) could cause death if nebulized, warn USFDA, GSK

Monday, October 12, 2009 19:11

US FDA is removing zanamivir from its approved packaging to be used for the purpose of nebulizing  by patients who are unable to take oral medications or inhale Relenza

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Serum Institute starts safety studies of H1N1 influenza vaccines in India

Monday, October 12, 2009 18:38

Serum plans to launch India's first indigenous H1N1 vaccine by early next year Serum Institute of India has started preclinical animal studies for its indigenous H1N1 swineflu vaccines in India. Serum Institute has begun studies to test the toxicity and safety of its experimental vaccine currently being developed before attempting to study ...

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CSL Behring’s hereditary angioedema drug Berinert approved in US

Monday, October 12, 2009 17:57

Berinert is the first and only therapy approved to treat acute abdominal and facial attacks of hereditary angioedema in US

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Non-hormonal drug gabapentin (Serada) to treat menopausal hot flashes shows promise: Depomed

Monday, October 12, 2009 15:19

Non-hormonal alternative drug Serada has been found effective in menopausal hot flashes in state-stage clinical studies, according to the developer of the drug Depomed.

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