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Benchtop Bottle/Vial Filler

April 17, 2014 1:32 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

The RP Series Robotic system will streamline your manual filling and capping operations with one precise and affordable bench top package.

AMRI Closing Syracuse-Area Lab in July

April 17, 2014 11:33 am | News | Comments

Albany Molecular Research Inc. announced Wednesday that it will close its 12-year-old facility in Cicero on July 15. Some employees will be transferred to Albany, Cedarburg, Wis., England and India.         

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Mylan Launches Generic ORTHO EVRA Patch

April 17, 2014 8:48 am | News | Comments

Mylan has launched XULANET, the generic version of Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s ORTHO EVRA (Norelgestromin / Ethinyl Estradiol Transdermal System 150/35 mcg per day).              

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Ebola Virus in Africa Outbreak is a New Strain

April 17, 2014 8:27 am | by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer | News | Comments

The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain — evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.         

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Study: Diabetic Heart Attacks and Strokes Falling

April 17, 2014 8:20 am | by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Over the last two decades, the rates of heart attacks and strokes among diabetics fell by more than 60 percent, a new federal study shows. The research also confirms earlier reports of drastic declines in diabetes-related kidney failure and amputations.

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Astellas to Pay $7.3M Settlement

April 17, 2014 8:16 am | News | Comments

The U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday that Astellas will pay $7.3 million to resolve allegations involving the marketing of the drug Mycamine.                  

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Former NJ Drug Execs Sentenced in Stock Scheme

April 17, 2014 8:12 am | News | Comments

Two former pharmaceutical and medical technology firm executives have been sentenced for their involvement in an insider trading scheme.                   

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Servier, Lab Founder in Drug Scandal, Dies at 92

April 17, 2014 8:07 am | News | Comments

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.              

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Pharmaceutical Printing Plant in Indiana to Close

April 17, 2014 8:01 am | News | Comments

The company that owns an Evansville, Indiana printing plant says it will be shutting it down in June and eliminating nearly 60 jobs.                    

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Rommelag Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary

April 16, 2014 5:06 pm | by rommelag | News | Comments

Fifty years ago, rommelag revolutionized plastic packaging technology with BFS.                                                     

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Smartphone Apps Remind Patients to Take Their Meds

April 16, 2014 1:34 pm | by Linda A. Johnson - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

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.

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GlaxoSmithKline Discloses New Bribery Inquiries

April 16, 2014 12:40 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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.

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Stainless Steel Overbraided Hose

April 16, 2014 12:17 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | AdvantaPure | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Tablet Deduster For Nutraceuticals

April 16, 2014 12:06 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

Introducing a new tablet deduster ideally suited for the sort of smaller batch, lower-margin production seen in the nutraceuticals industry. 

Smart Packaging

April 16, 2014 10:36 am | by Mike Auerbach, Editor-in Chief | Blogs | Comments

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.

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