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Archive for November, 2009

Japanese health officials to fly Canada; no change in plan to import H1N1 swine flu vaccine Pandemrix

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 22:19

Japan plans to import Glaxo’s flu vaccine Pandemrix to inoculate 37 million people

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GVK Bio teams up with Bayer Cropscience in discovery chemistry

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 21:46

GVK Biosciences Private Limited, a contract services firm from India has entered into a research cooperation with Bayer Cropscience in the area of early discovery chemistry.

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Teva may lose patent case on Famvir (famciclovir) herpes drug generic to Novartis: Report

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 21:21

World's top generic maker is likely to lose its first patent challenge over genital herpes drug Famvir  (famciclovir) to Novartis, reports said.

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India to extend drug reactions monitoring programme to all medical colleges

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 21:18

India is planning to expand its monitoring of adverse reactions and dangerous side-effects of medicines sold and used across the country into larger scale including more medical colleges into the programme.

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Jubilant Organosys partners with UAB and Southern Research on drug discovery

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 20:23

Jubilant Organosys has formed an drug discovery alliance with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Southern Research Institute to carry out joint research in oncology, metabolic diseases and infectious diseases.

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Vaginal progesterone gel is equally effective as hormone injection in infertility treatment: Study

Monday, November 23, 2009 18:38

Vaginal progesterone gel is equally effective as intramuscular hormone injection in infertility treatment, according to large new clinical study.

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Cytomegalovirus vaccine TransVax trial data promising: Vical

Monday, November 23, 2009 17:07

TransVax, a vaccine targeting cytomegalovirus (CMV) in hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HCT) recipients, is showing encouraging trial results, according to the developer of the vaccine Vical Inc.

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Aurobindo boosts non-betalactam formulations capacity

Monday, November 23, 2009 14:22

Aurobindo Pharma, one of the largest API manufacturers India, has expanded its formulations making capicity.

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More dangerous, oseltamivir-resistant H1N1 swine flu strain reported in EU, US

Monday, November 23, 2009 9:01

A more dangerous strain of H1N1 swine flu virus is reportedly emerging.

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Meridia (sibutramine) by Abbott risks heart disease in obese patients, says US FDA

Monday, November 23, 2009 8:59

Meridia, a drug to help patients lose weight, promoted by Abbott, may lead to heart disease, studies found.

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