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2014-04-09 08:28:45

PORTLAND, Ore., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and therapies, received FDA approval of Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, USP 2.5% and 10%, to dilate the pupil on March 21, 2013. There is no longer a need to continue using unapproved versions of Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, as Paragon BioTeck's FDA approved Phenylephrine...

2014-04-08 23:02:24

Mount Sinai Team Cautiously Optimistic That Door Could Swing Open to A New Antidepressant Drug Class New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 A research team from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published the first controlled evidence showing that an intranasal ketamine spray conferred an unusually rapid antidepressant effect –within 24 hours—and was well tolerated in patients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder. This is the first study to show benefits with an...

2014-04-07 23:04:16

Some scientists believe that this case of finding high levels of glyphosate in breast milk could be a re-run of the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) scandal of the 1970s (1), which ended in the toxic chemical compound's production being banned by the U.S. Congress in 1979. The initial testing results reveal the build-up of glyphosate herbicide in Mothers' bodies with levels of glyphosate in breast milk found to be much higher than levels in urine, leading to the potential for...

2014-04-07 12:33:13

BOSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ketanetics, LLC, a Massachusetts-based company founded by physicians, is expanding the Ketamine infusion centers it operates beyond Massachusetts and New York. Ketamine is a synthetic molecule that has shown extraordinary antidepressant activity in research trials, sometimes within just hours, and has performed better than ECT in one limited study conducted at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. It is delivered by IV, during a simple,...

2014-04-04 08:24:45

-- Clinically meaningful improvement in quality of life with single injection of resiniferatoxin SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento) a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, today announced that investigators from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) presented data highlighting results from the first two dosing cohorts of the Phase I/II trial of...

Ketamine May Help Treat Severe Depression
2014-04-03 10:32:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once considered an illicit street drug, marijuana is currently being seen in a new light – with many patients and doctors touting the benefits of regular cannabis treatments. Another current street drug, ketamine, is now being looked at for its therapeutic value as a new study from UK researchers at Oxford University has found that relatively small doses of the drug are effective in treating depression. According to the team’s...

2014-04-03 08:28:55

Product has fast track designation by FDA RALEIGH, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSI) announced today the enrollment of the first patient in the RHAPSODY Study, a Phase 3 clinical trial of Clonidine Topical Gel for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy. The Phase 3 trial is a multicenter, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study to determine the efficacy and safety of Clonidine Topical Gel in the treatment...

2014-04-01 08:28:22

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tris Pharma, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative technology-based products announced several key management changes, including the new appointment of Mr. Stephen J. Kovary to the position of Vice President of Operations. Mr. Kovary brings three decades of pharmaceutical experience in the areas of manufacturing, process improvement, facilities, engineering, plant and systems management. Prior to...

2014-03-30 23:21:40

Data includes how to contact national network of attorneys for no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation over allegations that children suffered birth defects due to mothers’ use of Zoloft, Prozac, Celexa, Luvox, Paxil, Lexapro or Viibryd during pregnancies. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html Resource4thePeople announced today that it has established an information site for consumers who are...

2014-03-26 11:23:23

Presentations at the 4th European Lung Cancer Conference A new era of lung cancer therapy is close to dawning, using drugs that can prevent tumor cells from evading the immune system, experts have said at the 4th European Lung Cancer Congress. For decades, scientists and doctors thought immunotherapy –treatments that harness the immune system to fight a disease-- was of marginal benefit in lung cancer, says Jean-Charles Soria, Institute Gustave Roussy in Paris, France. However a...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.