News tagged with novartis

New insights for a therapeutic approach in glioblastoma

( -- Scientists from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have identified a new and important molecular player in glioblastoma. The amount of the MNK1 kinase is not only dramatically increased ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Cancer
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Chip-in-a-pill may be approved in 2012

( -- Giant Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis AG, based in Basel, is developing a pill containing an embedded microchip, which it hopes to submit for regulatory approval in Europe within 18 months. The chip ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Medications report
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FDA approves Novartis brain tumour drug

Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis said Saturday that the US drug Food and Drug Administration had approved a drug for treating certain benign brain tumours which previously required surgery.

dateOct 30, 2010 in Medications
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Novartis fined $422.5M in marketing, kickback case

(AP) -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. will pay $422.5 million in penalties for marketing an epilepsy medicine for unapproved uses and for paying kickbacks to doctors to prescribe it and five other drugs, federal officials ...

dateSep 30, 2010 in Medications
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