Healthcare Stock Insights: Vivus Wins FDA Diet Drug THUMBS UP, StemCells Give BACK Vivus Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) shares predictably jump, on word that the FDA okayed its weight-loss drug Qnexa/Qsymia on Wednesday, even though they has plummeted just before the announcement. At the same time, shares of Vivus’ competitors Arena ... 07/18/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Vivus Wins FDA Approval for Obesity Drug, After Long, Messy Day Vivus has been pushing for more than two years to get its new obesity drug cleared for sale by the FDA, and after one last long, confusing day, it finally got its wish. The FDA said today that the Mountain View, CA-based company (NASDAQ: VVUS) has gotten ... 07/17/2012 - 12:35 pm | View Link
Vivus Wins FDA Approval MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL Vivus (VVUS) shareholders got a piece of good news late last week when the Food and Drug Administration approved the ... a decision on market clearance in April but the FDA delayed doing so until July 17. "The majority of the value ... 04/30/2012 - 12:40 pm | View Link
Vivus' Erectile Dysfunction Drug Stendra Wins FDA Approval The FDA approved Stendra, also known as avanafil, for prescription use for men suffering from erectile dysfunction on an as-needed basis at least 30 minutes before sexual activity. The drug's safety was established in three double-blind, placebo-controlled ... 04/27/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Vivus Obesity Pill Wins FDA Panel Nod; NeuroSearch Surges Competitor Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. also rose after the Food and Drug Administration advisers voted 20-2 yesterday that Qnexa’s benefits outweigh its risks. While the FDA isn’t required to follow the panel’s recommendation, it often does. 02/23/2012 - 8:23 am | View Link
The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Oct. 16-22:
THURSDAY, OCT. 16
Shots fired – 3:46 a.m., 200 block of S. 11th St.
Shots fired – 4:01 a.m., 600 block of Bunting Drive.
Property damage – 6:50 a.m., 317 Racine Drive.
Property damage – 8:04 a.m., 1912 Gufford Drive.
Theft of a Magna bicycle – 8:51 a.m., 4930 Pepys Lane.
Auto burglary in which an MP3 player and a day spa gift certificate were stolen – 9:30 a.m., 6305 Old Orchard Drive.
Residential burglary in which $20 was stolen – 10:50 a.m., 416 Cobblestone Drive.
Auto burglary in which $115 was stolen from two vehicles – 11:33 a.m., 113 Alameda Drive.
Theft of four kitchen faucets and a bathroom faucet – 1:21 p.m., 146 Hinton Ave.
Theft of $65 – 2:26 p.m., 415 N.
The Wilmington City Council recently voted to donate 21 vehicles with a combined value of $45,300 to four nonprofits.
Yet the city's largess may have a budgetary consequence. Vehicles or equipment declared surplus would otherwise be sold at auction and the proceeds would return to the city's coffers.
In the past, the number of donated vehicles at one time has been in the single digits, said Dylan Lee, a city spokesman.
The number is higher this time for two reasons, he said.