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Archive for December 15th, 2009

Women more likely to get cancer from CT scans than men: Study

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 21:47

CT or computerized tomography scans radiations could lead to cancer in future in patients undergoing this diagnostic procedure, according to a study.

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Sanofi’s H1N1 2009 swine flu vaccine batches recalled in US following drop in potency

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 19:59

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccine division of the French drug maker sanofi-aventis, has recalled 800,000 pre-filled syringes of Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine after finding that vaccine doses meant for kids lost their potency.

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Hospira boosts generic injectables portfolio by acquiring Orchid’s formulation business

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 19:55

Hospira, Inc, the world leading generic injectable firm, has taken a booster shot by acquiring India's Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd injectables business for nearly US $ 400 million.

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Aurobindo’s depression pill citalopram approved in Australia

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 15:30

Aurobindo Pharma, a leading supplier of APIs and formulations from India, has received approval for its anti-depression treatment citalopram tablets from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia.

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Inhaled, fast-acting loxapine to treat schizophrenia agitation to be reviewed by US FDA: Alexza

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 11:13

Agitation episodes are currently treated with oral antipsychotics and  intra-muscular injections

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