Enhanced Pharmaceutical Drug Classification System Now Available via The United Nations Standard Products and Services CodeMarch 4, 2014 11:53 am | News | Comments
The United Nations Standard Products and Services Code® (UNSPSC®), managed by GS1 US, now includes an enhanced global product classification system for active pharmaceutical drugs worldwide.
Hospira today announced that David J. Endicott has been named President, Hospira Medical Devices, effective March 10, 2014. In this newly created role, Mr. Endicott will have responsibility for establishing a fully integrated device organization.
Teva Pharmaceutical has announced the approval of the generic equivalent to Evista® (Raloxifene) Tablets, 60 mg, in the United States. Teva was first to file, making the product eligible for 180 days of marketing exclusivity.
Forest Laboratories and Adamas Pharmaceuticals have jointly announced Forest’s submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the Food and Drug Administration for a fixed-dose combination (FDC) of memantine HCl extended release (ER) and donepezil HCl for the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer’s type.
Stanford University is working with K-PAX Pharmaceuticals to perform a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a currently available FDA-approved medication co-administered with a novel mitochondrial support product in order to identify a safe and effective treatment for the chronic fatigue and concentration disturbance symptoms.
Xenetic Biosciences, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing next-generation biologic drugs and novel oncology therapeutics, today announced the opening of its new corporate headquarters and research and development facility in Lexington, MA.
Scientists look at the impact of childhood vaccinations.
New study shows that sound levels from some of the machines exceed workplace safety limits for adults.
Dynavax Technologies Corp. has announced a $5.4 million milestone payment from its collaborator, AstraZeneca.
At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine — only this time he's the subject. In the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, Winship is giving a young medical student a close-up look at a devastating illness affecting millions of patients worldwide.
Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.
A medical group of epilepsy experts on Monday called on the federal government to reconsider classifying marijuana as a dangerous drug so its impact on seizures can be studied.
Theravance announced today that its plan to separate its businesses into two independent, publicly traded companies is now expected to be completed during the second quarter 2014.
A new 24-inch (610 mm) diameter Pin Mill model CIM-24-MS grinds, sizes, de-agglomerates and homogenizes friable or other materials into controlled particle sizes, from coarse to fine (400 mesh).