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2010-02-26 11:00:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thousands of the world's top athletes have convened in Vancouver to battle it out in the name of their country at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. After the Opening Ceremony is complete, these athletes will rely on their training, concentration and good health to earn them a spot on the winner's podium. All three are important factors in going for the gold, however, if athletes don't feel well, the others may not matter. Before competition...

2009-11-17 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Procter & Gamble Co.'s sponsorship of Team USA at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Pepto-Bismol® announced today it will provide all Team USA members with new Pepto-Bismol Chewable Tablets with InstaCool(TM). Pepto-Bismol Chewable Tablets with InstaCool technology is an innovative new product that provides an instant cooling sensation to signify relief is on the way. "We know that no one wants to be slowed...

2009-05-14 15:30:00

CINCINNATI, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the FDA's approval of Prevacid OTC(R) 24HR, The Procter & Gamble Company issued the following statement: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh//NY17325 ) "Prilosec OTC(R) is the #1 doctor and pharmacist recommended over-the-counter heartburn remedy in the U.S.," said Tim Brown - General Manager, P&G Personal Health Care North America. "Procter & Gamble built the OTC PPI market and since 2003, millions of consumers have...

2009-03-24 13:16:24

The risk of being involved in a traffic accident with personal injury is significantly higher among codeine users than non-users. However, sporadic or moderate use of codeine alone does not carry an increased risk, according to a newly published study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. Codeine and tramadol are painkillers in the opiate group, used for mild to moderate pain. In Norway, codeine is included in Paralgin forte and Pinex forte, and tramadol, amongst others, in Nobligan....

2008-11-05 09:00:34

Debiopharm Group, a biopharmaceutical development specialist that in-licenses promising biologics and small molecule drug candidates, has announced that Debiovision Inc, its Canadian affiliate, has filed its complete response to the approvable letter received from the FDA for Sanvar, or Debio 8609. The immediate release formulation of Sanvar, a somatostatin analogue, is used in the treatment of acute esophageal variceal bleeding. It is used prior to endoscopic intervention to control...

2008-11-04 12:00:26

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a global biopharmaceutical development specialist that focuses on serious medical conditions and particularly oncology, announced today that Debiovision Inc., its Canadian affiliate, filed its Complete Response to the approvable letter received from the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Sanvar(R), or Debio 8609 (vapreotide acetate). The immediate release formulation of Sanvar(R), a...

2008-07-07 21:00:08

By Jeanine Kendle This is information parents and grandparents need to be aware of, or anyone who might provide child care. Reye's syndrome is a disease that swiftly attacks every organ in the body, but especially the liver and the brain. What you need to be aware of is even though the cause is unknown, there is an association between a previous viral infection (influenza, cold, or chicken pox) and salicylates (aspirin like products). Reye's syndrome is not contagious. Unfortunately, it...

2007-06-10 06:00:11

By Hanauer, Stephen B DuPont, Herbert L; Cooper, Kimberly M; Laudadio, Charles Key words: Abdominal discomfort - Acute diarrhea - Loperamide - Placebo-controlled trial - Randomized controlled trial - Simethicone ABSTRACT Objective: To compare efficacy and tolerabillty of a loperamide/ simethicone (LOP/SIM) combination product with that of loperamide (LOP) alone, simethicone (SIM) alone, and placebo (PBO) for acute nonspecific diarrhea with gas-related abdominal discomfort. Research...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.