Vivus Wins FDA Approval for Obesity Drug, After Long, Messy Day “Qsymia, used responsibly in combination with a healthy lifestyle that includes a reduced-calorie diet ... the FDA action before the agency or the company had made an official announcement—an embarrassing snafu that Ron Leuty of the San Francisco ... 07/17/2012 - 12:32 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 company ... a decision on market clearance in April but the FDA delayed doing so until July 17. 04/30/2012 - 9:07 am | 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 - 2:00 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. 02/21/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
CORRECTED-Vivus' weight-loss drug faces key U.S. test If Qnexa wins the FDA's green light, that could more than double. Analysts estimate Vivus' drug could take in nearly $689 million in sales by 2014, according to consensus forecast data from Thomson Reuters. It would be the second U.S. drug for ... 07/15/2010 - 5:11 am | View Link
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former U. S. Environmental Protection Agency adviser who cheated the government out of $886,186 through lies such as claiming to work for the CIA was sentenced on Wednesday to 32 months in prison.
Local librarians fear a state plan to consolidate services for the disabled could hurt patrons’ access to materials.
Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services, a division of the Georgia Public Library Service, is considering closing Augusta’s talking book center and seven others in favor of an Atlanta customer call center. Talking book centers, also called libraries for accessible services in some areas, provide recorded audio literature for visually impaired, learning disabled or others with physical impairments that limit reading standard print materials.
FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) - A Yemeni man accused of being a conspirator in the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington was expelled for the second day in a row from a courtroom on Wednesday in Guantanamo Bay for being disruptive.