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2010-07-06 15:45:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- US WorldMeds is proud to announce the launch of Revonto(TM) (dantrolene sodium for injection), the first patented scientific advancement in the treatment of malignant hyperthermia (MH).

2010-06-02 17:12:28

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a disease of the gastrointestinal tract, mainly the intestines that may occur in the people who have genetic potential with a contribution of environmental factors.

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2010-05-13 11:15:26

A new discovery may replace the needle used to give local anesthetic in the dentist's chair for many procedures.

2010-04-07 07:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today that its licensee, King Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: KG), has begun a Phase IIb clinical trial to evaluate ELADUR(TM) (TRANSDUR(TM)-Bupivacaine) for the treatment of chronic low back pain.

2010-02-01 18:01:14

Surprise finding may have implications for labor anesthesia, orthopedics and more.

2009-09-14 08:35:39

A new understanding of how anesthesia and anesthesia-like states are controlled in the brain opens the door to possible new future treatments of various states of loss of consciousness, such as reversible coma, according to Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientists.

2009-09-11 08:44:34

Researchers at The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee have identified the genetic region in rats responsible for cardiovascular collapse during anesthesia.

2009-08-04 13:55:00

When planning for surgery, patients too often don't consider the kind of anesthesia they will receive. In fact, the choice of anesthesia can improve recovery, even outcomes.

2009-07-28 20:57:03

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2009-07-28 10:25:00

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that children exposed to anesthesia during Cesarean section are not at any higher risk for learning disabilities later in life than children not delivered by C-section. These findings are reported in the current issue of the journal Anesthesiology.


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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