Jacques Servier, the founder of France's second-largest pharmaceutical group who became ensnared in a scandal over a diabetes drug widely used for weight loss, has died.
The company that owns an Evansville, Indiana printing plant says it will be shutting it down in June and eliminating nearly 60 jobs.
Fifty years ago, rommelag revolutionized plastic packaging technology with BFS.
Medicine only helps if you take it properly. And adhering to an exact schedule of what to take, and when, can be challenging for patients who are forgetful or need to take several medications. Doctors warn about the consequences and urge patients to use various techniques, such as using divided pill boxes or putting their pill bottles beside their toothbrush.
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is looking into allegations of bribery within its operations in Jordan and Lebanon. The company said Wednesday that it started looking into the conduct of "a small number of individuals" in December. It says the investigation is ongoing.
This stainless steel overbraided PTFE hose, called APFOS, provides the purity of PTFE fluoropolymer with the durability and enhanced pressure carrying capabilities of stainless steel.
Introducing a new tablet deduster ideally suited for the sort of smaller batch, lower-margin production seen in the nutraceuticals industry.
While smart companies consider the final packaging of their product concurrently with the development of the product, sometimes it’s evident that even the smartest companies fail to consider every aspect of their packaging when it finally comes in contact with the consumer.
When it comes to coating tablets there are musts that really count and then there are the other things.
Older adults who take aspirin and ibuprofen may face added heart risk.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has been informed that vials of the cancer medicine Herceptin (trastuzumab), thought to have been stolen in Italy, including from hospitals, have been tampered with and re-introduced under false credentials into the supply chain in some countries.
A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say. The young adults who volunteered for the study were not dependent on pot, nor did they show any marijuana-related problems.
The judge issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday after Zogenix argued in a lawsuit that the ban issued by Gov. Deval Patrick is unconstitutional. The judge said Massachusetts appears to have overstepped its authority in banning a federally approved medication.
BioAlliance Pharma SA and Topotarget A/S today announced their intention to merge to create an orphan oncology company with a highly complementary pipeline of late-stage products addressing significant unmet medical needs.
QIAGEN today announced plans to combine its three Maryland sites into two campuses and invest an additional $10 million to accommodate expected future growth. The company will close its current site at Gaithersburg, Maryland and move the Gaithersburg activities to nearby Germantown, Maryland, by early 2015.