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PhillyPharma Archive: April, 2013
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Health & Pharma
Boston lock-down keeps pharmaceutical employees home or on site
Fri, Apr 19, 2013, 2:02 PM
Pfizer, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson are among the pharmaceutical companies with Boston-area operations, so they had employees...
New drugs move stocks, whatever might come next
Fri, Apr 19, 2013, 9:50 AM
Months ago at an investor day, a Wall Street analyst in the audience during the question-and-answer portion of the event, told Merck &...
FDA panel splits on Endo Health Solutions' testosterone drug Aveed
Thu, Apr 18, 2013, 5:31 PM
A Food and Drug Administration panel was split Thursday on whether Malvern-based Endo Health Solutions' testosterone drug Aveed was safe enough...
FDA won't approve original generic versions of painkiller OxyContin, which are easier to abuse
Wed, Apr 17, 2013, 7:09 AM
The Food and Drug Administration late Tuesday halted plans of generic drug companies hoping to sell their versions of the opioid painkiller...
Fort Washington plant still on hold, but J&J says more Tylenol and Motrin on shelves
Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 11:51 AM
Though its Fort Washington plant is still being under repair and overall profits fell 10 percent in the first quarter of 2013, Johnson &...
Supreme Court juggles molecular structure, cookie recipes and baseball bats in gene therapy case
Mon, Apr 15, 2013, 2:10 PM
WASHINGTON - Molecules and chocolate chip cookies, baseball bats and Amazonian tree sap were all part of a spirited Supreme Court discussion...
Supreme Court denies Glaxo appeal, allowing Humana to sue the drugmaker
Mon, Apr 15, 2013, 5:40 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday denied a request by drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to hear its appeal of a decision by U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
Myriad Genetics will tell Supreme Court its patents are worthy because their did more than slice and dice genes
Mon, Apr 15, 2013, 3:43 AM
Myriad Genetics will defend its gene patents Monday in the U.S. Supreme Court, and part of its public relations defense is that by isolating...
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