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14 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Corcept Therapeutics: Fourth Time's A Charm For Mifepristone In PMD?

Management has made important trial design changes to the current phase 3 trial, most notably regarding placebo effect and dose.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Startups, Corcept Therapeutics, Menlo Park, CA, Stanford University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sunherald.com

Oklahoma Senate Oks limits on abortion drug

The Senate voted 37-5 for the bill that now heads to Gov. Mary Fallin, who previously signed a similar measure.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Abortion, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

Thu Apr 03, 2014

KDWN

Stay granted for new Arizona abortion-drug rules

The nation's most stringent restrictions on the use of abortion drugs are now temporarily on hold one day after going into effect in Arizona.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Washington Post

Stay granted for new abortion drug rules; EPA failed to disclose cancer risks in tests

A federal appeals court has granted a preliminary injunction to temporarily block the country's most stringent restrictions on the use of abortion drugs.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Medicine, Liberal Political News

DFW Catholic

Ninth Circuit Court suspends Arizona's pro-life RU-486 regulations

The law restricted the use of the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 to the first

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Related Topix: US News, Medicine, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Market Wire

US Oncology Research Joins Corcept Therapeutics' Phase I Breast Cancer Study

"Our research has focused primarily on metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, an aggressive form of cancer with a particularly poor prognosis.

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Related Topix: US Oncology, Startups, Corcept Therapeutics, Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Daily Kos

Starting today, Arizona finds a new way to endanger women's health

Arizona now has the strictest rules on the use of abortion drugs in the nation. Thanks to a decision by a George W. Bush-appointed federal judge Monday, the rules took effect today.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Abortion, Women's Health, Health, George Bush, Medicine

Mother Jones

Arizona Is the Latest Front in the War on Abortion Drugs

Under a law that passed the state legislature in 2012 but was temporarily blocked by a federal lawsuit , doctors are required to prescribe the most common abortion pill, RU468 or mifeprex, according to the exact protocol on its FDA label, which was approved 14 years ago.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Health

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Effects of fibroids can be a stunninga

Sateria Venable was told she should consider a hysterectomy to ease her fibroid symptoms; instead, she learned to control the symptoms with a combination of diet, exercise and medications.

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Related Topix: Menopause, Health

ABC15.com

Judge won't block new AZ abortion drug rules

A federal judge on Monday refused to block new Arizona rules limiting the use of the most common abortion drugs, handing a victory to conservatives in a lawsuit over restrictions that are the most stringent in the nation.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Abortion, Medicine

Fri Mar 28, 2014

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Texas Right to Life said the March 27 decision by a federal appeals court upholding Texas abortion restrictions has given the state another "historic pro-life victory."

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Medicine, Rick Perry, US Governors

National Review Online

Fifth Circuit Paves Way for Supreme Court Showdown on Chemical Abortion Regulations

As such life-ending drugs have become the abortion business's In the unanimous decision, Judge Edith Jones - on behalf of a panel of three women judges - upheld a Texas provision regulating the administration of abortion-inducing drugs, as well as a provision requiring abortion providers to maintain admitting privileges at local hospitals.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Women's Health, Health

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Planned Parenthood, Arizona in court over abortion drug rules

Arizona regulations that would limit the use of the most popular abortion-inducing drug risk harming women seeking to end their pregnancies, attorneys for a women's health provider argued in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, Women's Health, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Federal judge to rule on abortion rules injunction

Judge David C. Bury will hear oral arguments Wednesday in Tucson and likely decide on whether or not to grant a request for a temporary injunction by Planned Parenthood Arizona and the private abortion clinic Tucson Women's Center, who say the rules are unconstitutional and severely infringe on a woman's ability to have an abortion.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Abortion, Arizona, Arizona Government, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

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