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2014-05-27 08:29:52

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced completion of patient enrollment in the company's phase II, placebo controlled study testing AVP-923 for the treatment of agitation in Alzheimer's disease patients. Top-line results from this study are expected late September/early October. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/LA55901LOGO "Final completion of enrollment in this study is an important milestone for...

2014-03-20 08:30:39

Data shows that dextromethorphan exerts antidepressant-like actions mediated at least in part through sigma-1 receptors ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the publication of data showing that dextromethorphan has antidepressant-like effects in vivo. The study, published in PLOS ONE, an international, peer-reviewed, open-access medical journal, examined the antidepressant activity of dextromethorphan and the...

2014-02-12 23:01:08

The latest feature to be added to the Narconon International website enables parents to explain the dangers of cough medicine abuse with authority. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Parents around the world work hard to prevent drug abuse by their children but may be baffled by the number of different drugs their children are exposed to. Certainly, parents know about marijuana, alcohol and pills. But are they as familiar with the dangers of abusing inhalants, the new synthetics or cough medicine?...

2014-01-15 23:25:20

Narconon Freedom Center Michigan tells parents about the January 2014 new drug trends and what to look for. Albion, MI (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Narconon Freedom Center reports on the January 2014 new drug trends as part of their continuing drug education campaign to parents and the loved ones of those struggling with addiction. New drugs and drug use trends often burst on the scene rapidly and January 2014 is seeing drug abuse of “Krokodil”, “N-Bomb”, Cough Syrup containing...

2013-10-02 14:08:11

Findings likely to improve how patients are prescribed one in four clinically used drugs The discovery of genetic differences affecting up to a third of the population could take the guesswork out of prescribing the correct dose of 25 percent of drugs currently on the market, researchers say. The scientists found two genetic variants that alter the activity level of an enzyme responsible for processing, or metabolizing, drugs ranging from the painkiller codeine to the breast cancer drug...

2013-04-02 23:01:38

The prescription-strength cough syrup has been linked to a number of fatalities and its growing popularity is cause for concern. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Rap superstar Lil Wayne, also known as Weezy, was reportedly recovering in Cedar's Sinai after experiencing multiple seizures, according to a recent report in the LA Times, following an unsuccessful attempt to quit drinking the popular Southern concoction known widely as “Purple Drank.” A combination of soda, Jolly...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.