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Pfizer plant that is closing gets farewell warning letter from FDA

Gone but not forgotten. Last year, Pfizer stopped manufacturing and recalled products from a Hospira sterile injectables plant in India that the FDA has repeatedly criticized. It recently announced it would close the plant. That didn’t stop the FDA from issuing it a warning letter. Free Daily Newsletter Like this story? Subscribe to FiercePharma! Biopharma… Read More »

Lewy body dementia and a farewell to a physician’s father

When I finished my training, I was taught that the vast majority of dementia was Alzheimer’s disease, with occasional cases of multi-infarct dementia as well as odd syndromes such as Kreutzfeld-Jacob disease and genetic, traumatic, toxic and tumor-related syndromes. Parkinson’s disease, we were taught, caused a tremor and freezing up of a person’s movements and… Read More »