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2011-04-28 07:25:00

TORRANCE, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a sea change sweeping across the country on how people treat themselves for motion sickness. No longer do they need to carry bottles of liquid and slow-acting pills on their travels, worrying about getting seasick or motion sickness in a car, plane or when watching a 3-D movie. Now, a novel solution is found in Zentrip, a new entry in the battle against motion-sickness, allowing people to easily avoid nausea and dizziness. Zentrip...

2009-05-18 12:44:00

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Charleston Laboratories, Inc., an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to reducing opioid-induced nausea and vomiting (OINV) in opioid pharmaceuticals, announced today they successfully completed the Exploratory Bioequivalence Study on CL-108, Charleston Labs' first drug candidate. "These are promising data on our immediate-release low-dose antiemetic," said Dr. Ray Takigiku, Chief Operating Officer at Charleston Laboratories, "and...

2009-04-21 10:38:00

SARASOTA, Fla., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation announced earlier today that Emetrol (R), its liquid anti-nausea brand is now the leading product in its category. Based on trailing 52 weeks sales (ending 1/14/09) Emetrol(R) garnered 51.7 % of the brand category displacing all others including private label. The most recent IRI reports indicate that Emetrol (R) sales are up 24% over last year reflecting the fact that it is recommended by name by OB/GYN's,...

2009-04-09 07:14:47

Cancer patients who wore acupressure wristbands had much less nausea while receiving radiation treatment, making the bands a safe, low-cost addition to anti-nausea medication, according to a study published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management by University of Rochester Medical Center researchers.Previous research has suggested that the placebo effect "“ essentially, an outcome related to your body that you expect to happen "“ might be why elastic wristbands reduce...

2005-11-30 12:12:21

By Ben Hirschler, European Pharmaceuticals Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline Plc will put four new cancer drugs into final-stage clinical trials next year, as it sets its sights on a leading position in the drug industry's fastest-growing market. Europe's biggest drug maker said on Wednesday four products -- Tykerb, formerly known as lapatinib, eltrombopag, casopitant and pazopanib -- held substantial promise for fighting tumors or helping patients overcome the...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.