Weight loss, as easy as taking a Qnexa pill

Vivus Pharmaceuticals shocked the health-care industry earlier this year when it announced positive phase III results for it’s new obesity miracle drug. The drug, dubbed Qnexa, is a combination of.

Warner Chilcott to devour Proctor & Gamble drug unit

Pharmaceutical M&A is still robust. Rumors are spreading that Warner Chilcott (NASDAQ:WCRX) will purchase Proctor & Gamble’s (NYSE:PG) prescription drug unit as early as tomorrow. The price tag is rumored.

Black Cohosh, Red Clover not effective for Hot Flashes

Women who are experiencing menopausal symptoms have few treatment options. According to two studies conducted by researchers at Northwestern University and University of Illinois, two commonly used over-the-counter (OTC) remedies.

Depomed’s new Parkinson’s drug shows promise

Depomed (NASDAQ:DEPO), a specialty pharmaceutical company, reported positive updates in it’s most recent 10Q regarding it’s phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease with DM-1992, a novel.

Metformin lowers risks of diabetes… and pancreatic cancer

Metformin, a first-line diabetes treatment, lowers the risk of pancreatic cancer by 62%. According to a study conducted by Donghui Li, Ph.D from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer.

Pharma companies looking to Women’s Health for growth

During menopause, women experience many symptoms associated with the natural change in hormone levels. Hot flashes and sexual dysfunction are the most prevalent symptoms, and if untreated can lead to.

Wyeth drug shows promise in treating hot flashes

Today, Wyeth (NYSE:WYE) announced that their compound, bazedoxifene/conjugated-estrogens, significantly reduces the severity and frequency of menopausal hot flashes. Although the use of hormones has been associated with several potentially lethal.

Merck beefing up diabetes pipeline

Merck acquires non-exclusive license for Acuform technology from Depomed Merck plans to use technology to expand it’s diabetes portfolio Signifies the extended release diabetes market is growing more competitive Pharmaceutical.

Pfizer expanding into emerging markets: Turkey

Rumors are buzzing in the pharma sector. Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) may be considering a takeover of Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey’s largest pharmaceutical company, demonstrating Pfizer’s shift from domestic markets to emerging markets..

Noven: Mesafem is tackling the heat of hot flashes

Earlier this month, I suggested that there is a huge unmet need, and substantial market opportunity, for a potential product that will treat menopausal symptoms. We recommended several Women’s Health companies..

Johnson & Johnson Lathers Elan

Pharmacuetical Giant, Johnson & Johnson, is taking a minority stake in Ireland’s Elan 18% stake for $1 Billion USD Elan’s (NYSE:ELN) wish came true. The Irish company attracted a Big.

Women’s Health: Who can handle the heat for Hot Flashes?

After the Women’s Health Initiative there is an opportunity for new non-hormonal treatments for menopausal symptoms Some estimates believe this market may be up to $8 Billion USD Before the.

Solvay : “Second Round” for Drug-Unit

Reuters reported that Solvay has drawn up a shortlist of potential bidders for it’s drug business. The start of a second round of the divestment process is supposed to imply.

Santurus: Fundamentals Unchanged!

Recently, an article from Seeking Alpha has got me scratching my head! The title: “Santarus: Business Fundamentals Improving”, which was written by an analyst from Zack’s. The article highlighted recent.

DepoMed: Protected by Cash and Headed Higher

Recently, my partner has made some great stock picks for his portfolio. The markets now are truly once in a lifetime and these sort of gyrations can present huge opportunities to.

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