Halozyme Therapeutics has announced that as a result of a recommendation received yesterday from an independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC), it is temporarily halting patient enrollment and dosing of PEGPH20 in an ongoing Phase 2 trial (Study 202) evaluating PEGPH20 in patients with pancreatic cancer.
Texas prison officials have offered scant evidence to support their claim that pharmacies that supply the state with execution drugs would be in danger of violence if their identities were made public.
House Republicans renewed their election-year assault on President Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, their opposition undimmed just days after Obama celebrated news that more than 7 million Americans had signed up for coverage under the law.
Three of eight people who contracted bacterial meningitis this year have died, and all three had sex with other men, Los Angeles County health officials said.
Here's more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year. Not anymore.
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Thursday he plans to ask the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision tossing out a $1.2 billion judgment against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal.
A pharmaceutical company must complete the cleanup of the former HoltraChem Manufacturing Co. plant in Orrington, Maine's highest court said Thursday.
The nation's most stringent restrictions on the use of abortion drugs are now temporarily on hold one day after going into effect in Arizona. A federal appeals court has granted a temporary stay on new regulations that took effect Tuesday. The ruling came in response to an appeal by Planned Parenthood Arizona and other groups after a federal judge in Tucson refused to temporarily block the rules.
Attorneys for a serial killer asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution set for Thursday in Texas as they challenge that state's refusal to release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.
Five former Virginia attorneys general have asked a federal judge to consider their argument that public corruption charges against ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell should be dismissed. The former Republican governor and his wife Maureen are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 from Jonnie Williams, the former CEO of dietary supplements maker Star Scientific in exchange for helping promote his products.
Matcon Group Limited announced today the relocation of its USA Operation from Sewell, New Jersey to Elmhurst, Illinois. The Elmhurst facility is home to The Fitzpatrick Company. Both Matcon and Fitzpatrick are companies within the IDEX Material Processing Technologies (MPT) Platform; the combined location will form an IDEX MPT Center of Excellence.
Kaleo announced that the FDA has approved EVZIO (naloxone hydrochloride injection) for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or central nervous system depression.
Runaway demand for a life-saving hepatitis C treatment that costs $1,000 a day could send insurers' earnings per share down by double-digit percentages this year.
Schuyler Ebersol turned to writing to help overcome a strange disease.
The manslaughter case — believed to be the first in New York against a doctor in an overdose death — illustrates the growing reach of criminal prosecutions against physicians amid concerns about prescription drug abuse.