New RPS Fellows Announced
Being appointed a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society is one of the highest honours that can be bestowed upon Society Members. It recognises the distinction Members have attained in a particula (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Adriamycin PFS (Doxorubicin hydrochloride) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Concensi (Amlodipine and Celecoxib Tablet) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Abelcet (Amphotericin B Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Robbie Turner appointed RPS Director of Pharmacy and Member Experience
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Robbie Turner FRPharmS as its new Director of Pharmacy& Member Experience. Robbie is currently RPS Director of England (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Genentech Announces FDA Approval for Venclexta Plus Rituxan for People With Previously Treated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
South San Francisco, CA -- June 8, 2018 -- Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Venclexta (venetoclax) in combination with Rituxan ... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - June 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

U.S. FDA and European Medicines Agency Accept Regulatory Submissions for Review of Talazoparib for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients with an Inherited BRCA Mutation
June 7, 2018 - Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted for filing and granted Priority Review designation to the company ’s New Drug Application for talazoparib. The submission is based on results... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - June 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Genentech ’s Rituxan (rituximab) for Pemphigus Vulgaris
South San Francisco, CA -- June 7, 2018 -- Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rituxan (rituximab) for the treatment of adults with... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - June 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ingrezza (Valbenazine Capsules) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Nabi-HB (Hepatitis B Vaccine Recombinant) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Duzallo (Lesinurad and Allopurinol Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Manganese (Manganese Chloride Injection Solution) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Yonsa (Abiraterone Acetate Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Vedolizumab and Simultaneous Exposure to an Anti-TNF Vedolizumab and Simultaneous Exposure to an Anti-TNF
This study examined the safety and efficacy of this combination regimen in patients with IBD.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA Approves Mircera for Anemia Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease in Pediatric Patients on Dialysis
On June 7, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration approved methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta (Mircera, Vifor Pharma Inc.) for the treatment of pediatric patients 5 to 17 years of age on hemodialysis who are converting from another ESA after... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - June 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Sponsored Collection | 90 Years of Scientific Advances at the Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, CAS
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - June 7, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Botany, Cell Biology, Medicine, Diseases, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Toxicology opms-sups Source Type: news

RPS England calls for pharmacists to play bigger role in mental health care
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in England is calling for pharmacists to be integrated into services providing care for people with mental health conditions to ensure patients receive the right care (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 6, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

HepaGam B (Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (Human)) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 6, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

CNJ-016 (Vaccinia Immune Gobulin (Human) Injection ) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 6, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Doptelet (Avatrombopag Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 6, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Palynziq (Pegvaliase-pqpz Injection, for Subcutaneous Use) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 6, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Intra-Cellular Therapies Initiates Rolling Submission of New Drug Application for Lumateperone for Treatment of Schizophrenia
NEW YORK, June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ITCI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced the initiation of a rolling... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - June 6, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Aripiprazole Tablets (New - Discontinuation)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Dextrose 5% Injection Bags (Updated - Currently in Shortage
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Erythromycin Lactobionate for Injection, USP (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Homatropine Methylbromide Oral Solution (New - Discontinuation)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lorazepam Injection, USP (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection (New - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Terazosin Hydrochloride Capsules (New - Discontinuation)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Personalized vaccine may increase long-term survival in people with deadliest form of brain cancer
An international study led by UCLA researchers has found that a personalized vaccine may help people with glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer, live longer. The vaccine, known as DCVax-L, uses a person ’s own white blood cells to help activate the immune system to fight cancer.Nearly 30 percent of people in the ongoing trial have survived for at least three years after they enrolled in the study. Currently, the average life expectancy for people diagnosed with glioblastoma is 15 to 17 months, and less than 5 percent of people who receive standard treatment survive more than five years after they are diagn...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 5, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

AquaMEPHYTON (Phytonadione Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Muse (Alprostadil Urethral Suppository) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Supartz FX (Sodium Hyaluronate Solution) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lucemyra (Lofexidine Tablets, for Oral Use) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lokelma (Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery and Increased Risk of New-onset IBD Bariatric Surgery and Increased Risk of New-onset IBD
This large case-based study found that patients with new onset IBD were significantly more likely to have a past history of bariatric surgery than matched controls.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Natural History and Detection of Undiagnosed Celiac Disease Natural History and Detection of Undiagnosed Celiac Disease
This study suggests that the majority of currently used indications to test for celiac disease are not predictive.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Researchers discover how colon cancer mutates to escape the immune system
This study was funded by the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, the National Institutes of Health, the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, the Ressler Family Foundation, the Samuel Family Foundation, the Garcia-Corsini Family Fund, the Project P Fund, the Friends of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the Bennett Family Foundation, the Entertainment Industry Foundation through the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance, the Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) Colorectal Cancer Dream Team Translational Research Grant, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Tower Cancer Research Foundation, the Hope Foundation, the ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 5, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Evoke Announces FDA Submission of New Drug Application for Gimoti
SOLANA BEACH, Calif., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evoke Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:EVOK), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on treatments for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, today announced the submission of its 505(b)(2) New Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - June 4, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Palatin Technologies Announces FDA Acceptance for Review of Bremelanotide NDA
CRANBURY, N.J., June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE American: PTN), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted, receptor-specific peptide therapeutics for the treatment of diseases with significant unmet medical needs... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - June 4, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves Fulphila (pegfilgrastim-jmdb), the First Biosimilar to Neulasta
HERTFORDSHIRE, England and PITTSBURGH and BENGALURU, India, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) and Biocon Ltd. (BSE code: 532523, NSE: BIOCON) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Mylan's... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - June 4, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Retacrit (Epoetin Alfa-epbx Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 4, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

PegIntron (Peginterferon Alfa-2b Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 4, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee (RMOC) briefing on adalimumab
NHS England Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee has published a briefing paper on adalimumab. The briefing provides a summary of advice on the next steps for commissioners and providers; practic (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Olumiant (baricitinib) 2 mg Tablets for the Treatment of Adults with Moderately-to-Severely Active Rheumatoid Arthritis
INDIANAPOLIS, June 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the 2-mg dose of Olumiant (baricitinib), a once-daily... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Circassia Announces Submission of Duaklir (aclidinium and formoterol) New Drug Application
Oxford, UK – 1 June 2018 Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc (“Circassia” or “the Company”; LSE: CIR), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on respiratory disease, today announces the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Medication-related harm common and costly in elderly
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

PHARMAC seeking consumer input on funding decisions
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Buprenorphine for opioid use disorder treatment: cost trends
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Prescription drug expenditure increasing in USA
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news