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2013-10-22 23:30:57

Throughout June and August 2013, investors and health plans are going after Depakote manufacturer Abbott Laboratories with a lawsuit regarding its marketing practices.

2013-10-21 23:30:02

As Businessweek published on October 15, a new trial started alleging that the plaintiff's son was born with birth defects resulting from her use of Topamax.

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.

2013-09-17 23:33:23

As The Wall Street Journal published on August 22, Dr. Reddy's launched a generic version of Depakote ER with a warning for life-threatening adverse reactions.

Researchers Use Zebrafish To Reel In New Epilepsy Treatment
2013-09-03 15:36:39

Researchers have modified zebrafish to replicate a rare form of childhood epilepsy, in order to study the effects of a drug on such illnesses, and have found that it prevents seizures in the sample group.

Effective Epilepsy Drug Valproate May Cause Birth Defects
2013-08-26 10:47:52

The anti-seizure drug valproate has been shown to be extremely effective, but a new study has found that it increases the risk of pregnant women giving birth to a child with spina bifida or hypospadias when taken in higher doses.

2013-08-19 23:22:58

As Businessweek published on August 16, a new lawsuit alleges that Abbott engaged in racketeering when it led an effort to market Depakote for unapproved uses.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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