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Experimental testosterone therapy outperforms leading testosterone gel in studies

Posted: September 2, 2014 Pharmaceutical

The experimental testosterone treatment Androxal performed better than a leading testosterone gel and placebo in the first of two studies, Repros Therapeutics Inc. announced.

Combining old diabetes drug with new improves blood sugar control

Posted: August 31, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Combining the commonly used metformin with another class of medication can greatly improve blood sugar control in Type 2 diabetics, according to new research.

Drug company testing type 2 diabetes drug designed to have fewer side effects

Posted: August 29, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Drug developer BioKier currently testing a new oral formulation of type 2 diabetes treatment that may prove safer than injectable versions of the drug currently on the market.

Novel new diabetes treatment fares well in clinical trials

Posted: August 27, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Clinical trials on a novel new type 2 diabetes treatment lowered glucose, did not increase lipids, and was well tolerated in patients with the chronic disease.

Newborn head and body support products recalled due to presence of mold

Posted: August 26, 2014 Recalls

Children’s Medical Ventures is recalling its Gel-E Donut and Squishon 2 products used in hospitals to support and cradle an infant’s head or body because of numerous complaints about visible mold on the outer surface of the products. The mold

Young adults who were treated with growth hormones as children may be at greater risk for stroke

Posted: August 19, 2014 Pharmaceutical

People who received growth hormones as children to treat short stature or hormone deficiency should be aware that they are at an increased risk of stroke caused by burst blood vessels when they become young adults, a team of French

New sleeping pill gets FDA approval, awaits DEA clearance

Posted: August 19, 2014 Pharmaceutical

A new type of prescription sleep aid has won approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and if given clearance from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) should be commercially available later this year.

Dialysis solutions recalled due to potential contamination

Posted: August 18, 2014 Recalls

Baxter International is recalling two lots of Dianeal Low Calcium Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 2.5 percent Dextrose 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II) because oxidized stainless steel, garment fiber and PVC particulate matter was present during the manufacturing process and seen floating in

FDA provides guidance to help medical device manufacturers gain faster marketing approval

Posted: August 11, 2014 Pharmaceutical

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing manufacturers with information to help them win faster approval for medical devices deemed “substantially equivalent” to other devices, even if the technology of the new device is different or carries different risks.

RegenESlim appetite control capsules recalled due presence of dangerous ingredient

Posted: August 10, 2014 Recalls

Certain lots of RegenESlim appetite control dietary supplements are being recalled because they contain an ingredient that may cause deadly side effects.