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Compounding pharmacy issues recall over sterility doubts

April 23, 2013
Florida-based Balanced Solutions Compounding Pharmacy has issued a voluntary recall of all lots of its sterile non-expired drug products sold nationwide following concerns that their sterility may be compromised.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific to buy Life Technologies Corp. for $13.6 billion

April 15, 2013
According to Thermo Fisher Scientific, the transaction "will create an unrivaled leader in serving research, speciality diagnostics and applied markets."
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AstraZeneca's asthma treatment drug patent found invalid

April 10, 2013
Drug manufacturer AstraZeneca has lost a legal battle in the United States after a court ruling that found its patent for a childhood asthma treatment invalid.
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Largest drug companies profited more than $700 billion in decade, analysis estimates

April 9, 2013
The 11 largest drug companies took $711.4 billion in profits over the 10 years ending in 2012, according to an analysis of corporate filings by Health Care for America Now (HCAN).
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Titan Pharma's opioid dependence treatment recommended for approval

March 26, 2013
The Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (PDAC) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended the approval of a new treatment for opioid addiction by Titan Pharmaceuticals, called Probuphine.
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FDA looks into link between diabetes drugs and pancreatic cancer risk

March 20, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating a possible link between a number of commonly used diabetes drugs and pre-cancerous changes to the pancreas.
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Bayer confident of business growth with new drugs

March 7, 2013
German chemical and pharmaceutical giant Bayer has developed an ambitious program that aims to cement the company's position among the leading names in the global pharmaceutical industry.
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Reckitt hit by FDA approval of rival drugs

February 28, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the green light to two generic versions of Suboxone, a drug used for treating heroin addiction, manufactured by Reckitt Benckiser.
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New drugs launched in UK on the rise

February 27, 2013
Recent research by a team of scientists at Birmingham University in central England has dismissed fears that British patients might have to cope with a shortage of drugs.
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Merck to pay $8.5 million to settle Vioxx case in Pennsylvania

February 25, 2013
New Jersey-based pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. has agreed to pay $8.5 million to the state of Pennsylvania to settle allegations that it inappropriately marketed its painkiller Vioxx.
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