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2009-01-13 19:11:08

Previous studies have overestimated the risks of severe complications of epidurals and spinal anesthetics, British researchers said.

2009-01-12 15:31:18

The largest ever prospective study into the major complications of epidurals and spinal anesthetics published in the British Journal of Anesthesia today (Monday 12 January 2009) concludes that previous studies have over-estimated the risks of severe complications of these procedures.

2008-11-25 17:36:47

A commonly used anesthetic can produce changes associated with Alzheimer's disease in the brains of living mammals, U.S. researchers said.

2008-11-05 18:00:22

U.S. and German researchers using a new animal model of genetic mutations say they've discovered some common anesthetics trigger arrhythmias in humans.

2008-10-28 09:00:39

KENILWORTH, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corp., today announced that a study published in the November 2008 issue of the medical journal, Anesthesiology (Vol. 109, No.

2008-10-16 12:00:25

Akorn, a provider of sterile specialty pharmaceuticals, has commercially launched Akten gel 3.5%, a topical ocular anesthetic ophthalmic drug product. According to the company, Akten represents the first FDA approved drug product indicated for use as an ocular anesthetic in four decades.

2008-10-15 09:00:48

Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKRX) today announced the commercial launch of Akten(TM) Gel 3.5%, a topical ocular anesthetic ophthalmic drug product. Akten(TM) represents the first FDA approved drug product indicated for use as an ocular anesthetic in four decades.


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  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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