Tag Archives: Health

Unbranded Pharma Sites Gain Traction

Image by alles-schlumpf via Flickr The popularity of unbranded pharma Web sites amongst consumers appears to be on an up tick, according to new data released by Manhattan Research this week. The report, “Unbranded Web sites: Brand Reach throughout the Patient Life Cycleā€¯ looked at how many consumers actively use unbranded pharma sites and to […]
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Moving On + Up – 5/6/2010

Merck upped Ken Frazier to president. He had been president of Global Human Health worldwide sales and marketing. PharmAthene appointed Mitchel Sayare to its board. Michael Marine joined the Sabine Vaccine Institute as CEO. Interleukin Genetics added William Mills to its board. Rigel Pharmaceuticals was named one of the recipients of the 2010 Innovators Award […]
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FDA to Review Prostate Cancer Meds

Image via Wikipedia FDA, on Monday, announced that it was reviewing whether a certain class of prostate cancer drugs could lead to diabetes, stroke, death, or heart problems. The drugs in question are gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) agonists, marketed under a number of monikers, including Vantas and Lupron. These treatments are used to slow the growth […]
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A Critical Path to New TB Treatments

Image via Wikipedia FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg announced, on Thursday, a new joint initiative between industry, FDA, and non-profit organizations designed to fast-track modern combination treatments for tuberculosis. Where once it took more than two decades to create new therapies for TB, this collaboration is expected to produce working treatments in less than six years, […]
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Reps Allowed Access; Just Make an Appointment

Image by Joseph Cote via Flickr SK&A released the results of its latest physician survey, and it turns out that most docs are happy to meet with sales reps as long as they make an appointment in advance. In fact, 98 percent of offices that allow sales reps to make office calls see 20 reps […]
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