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2014-08-18 12:27:28

Announces Government Action to Enhance Safe Use of Opioids OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health delivered a keynote address at the 147(th) Canadian Medical Association (CMA), General Council Meeting. During her remarks, the Minister affirmed the Government's commitment to continue working with the CMA on issues of importance while highlighting several themes encompassing some of her priorities, such as patient safety, prescription drug abuse, family...

2014-08-18 12:27:18

OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising healthcare professionals and Canadians that it has implemented labelling changes for the class of drugs known as controlled-release opioid pain medicines, to enhance their safe and appropriate use. The changes provide standardized wording that more clearly outlines the risks and safety concerns associated with controlled-release opioids. The updated guidance also encourages more appropriate patient selection and monitoring....

2014-08-18 12:22:58

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Linalool Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Linalool Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global linalool industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-08-17 23:00:55

The 2-Ethylhexanol market, has witnessed a significant growth in the past few years and this growth is estimated to persist in the coming years. The study provides a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global market. (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 The report, “2-Ethylhexanol (2-EH) Market by Applications (Plasticizers, 2-EH Acrylate, 2-EH Nitrate, and Others) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2018” defines and segments the global 2-EH market with analysis and...

2014-08-12 08:29:19

BEMA Buprenorphine on track for late 2014 or early 2015 NDA filing by partner Endo Pharmaceuticals RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that along with its commercial partner, Endo Pharmaceuticals, engaged in a positive pre-New Drug Application (NDA) meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding BEMA Buprenorphine for the management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock,...

2014-08-11 23:00:58

Microfiber band uses natural and environmentally-friendly geraniol oil to disorient mosquitos, rendering wearer “invisible” to biting bugs Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Gogadgety Inc. will launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo on Thursday, August 14 for invisaband, a natural mosquito repellent band. Creators of the microfiber bracelet plan to raise $10,000 for their project in 30 days. Unlike other products on the market, invisaband does not use DEET or other toxic chemicals...

2014-08-11 12:25:22

Postoperative "doctor shopping" linked to higher narcotic use among orthopaedic patients ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Doctor shopping," the growing practice of obtaining narcotic prescriptions from multiple providers, has led to measurable increases in drug use among postoperative trauma patients. The study, "Narcotic Use and Postoperative Doctor Shopping in the Orthopaedic Trauma Population," appearing in the August issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint...

2014-08-08 12:22:27

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global 2-Ethylhexanol (2-EH) Market (Plasticizers, 2-EH Acrylate, 2-EH Nitrate, and Others) - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 2-EH is an oxo alcohol which was earlier employed in the industry as a plasticizer alcohol for manufacturing various phthalate plasticizers, but as the restrictions were imposed on the use of phthalate plasticizers...

2014-08-07 16:29:42

BUNAVAIL(TM) (buprenorphine and naloxone) buccal film (CIII) approved by FDA for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence; US launch planned for late Q3 RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that it has filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and, in connection therewith, is providing a review of BDSI's recent achievements and an...

2014-08-07 16:27:50

Department of Health and Human Services Data Show An Average 511,000 Medical Professionals Abuse or Are Dependent on Drugs or Alcohol Annually SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering drug addict who at one point was taking oxycodone and 100 Vicodin pills a day while working with patients, joined with Proposition 46 proponent Bob Pack and openly spoke about how easy it is for doctors to abuse drugs and get away with it. Consumer Watchdog...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.