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2014-04-01 16:25:48

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today announced that data for POSIDUR((TM)) (SABER(®)-Bupivacaine), an investigational drug for administration

2014-03-07 23:21:44

The global market for anesthesia and respiratory devices was valued at $11.1 billion in 2012 and was estimated at $12.4 billion for 2013.

Propofol Breakthrough New Anesthetics
2013-09-23 09:33:59

New research has revealed the specific chemical mechanism behind the anesthetic propofol, a discovery that may lead to the creation of even better drugs.

2013-05-14 23:04:39

The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://www.lacolon.com) are now offering Exparel®, an advance in anesthesia and postoperative

EEG Helps Researchers Understand Sedation And Consciousness
2013-03-05 19:46:15

Doctors and surgeons have been using general anesthetic to induce unconsciousness for over one hundred years, but little work has been done to define what unconsciousness actually is.

Anesthesia More Similar To Sleep Than Originally Understood
2012-10-26 15:07:30

A new study has discovered that anesthetic drugs not only switch wakefulness “off” but switch all sleep circuits to “on.”

2012-10-13 04:04:32

IMPROVE trial compares the cost of care between a standard opioid-based regimen and an EXPAREL-based multimodal regimen for postsurgical pain management. Online


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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