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2009-01-01 14:10:00

The largest proportions of all insomnia-related expenses are attributed to lost job productivity, absences from work and alcohol used as a sleep aid A study in the Jan. 1 issue of the journal Sleep indicates that the indirect costs of untreated insomnia are significantly greater than the direct costs associated with its treatment. The study estimates that the total annual cost of insomnia in the province of Quebec is 6.5 billion Canadian dollars, representing about one percent of the...

2008-12-16 08:00:00

FDA to review Intermezzo(R) (zolpidem tartrate sublingual lozenge) as the first sleep aid specifically designed for the treatment of middle-of-the-night awakenings PT. RICHMOND, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has received confirmation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the New Drug Application (NDA) for Intermezzo(R) (zolpidem tartrate sublingual lozenge) has been...

2008-11-13 09:00:31

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Investor-owned Ethanol Grain Processors (Rives, Tennessee), a subsidiary of Green Plains Renewable Energy Incorporated (NASDAQ:GPRE) (Omaha, Nebraska), has performed the ceremonial "first grind" this past weekend to start ethanol production at a new plant in Rives. The ethanol produced at the plant will be marketed by Aventine Renewable Energy (NYSE:AVR) (Pekin, Illinois) and the distillers grains by CHS Incorporated (Inver Grove...

2008-11-11 09:00:39

Green Plains Renewable Energy has announced the first grind at its ethanol plant near Obion, Tennessee. Following first grind, the plant goes into a start-up phase where systems are tested, calibrated and commissioned. The Obion facility, which is expected to be fully operational by the end of November 2008, is projected to produce an annual operating output of 110 million gallons of ethanol and 350,000 tons of distillers grains. The facility is Green Plains's fourth ethanol plant,...

2008-11-10 18:00:20

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE) announced "first grind" on November 9, 2008, at its ethanol plant near Obion, Tennessee. Following first grind, the plant goes into a start-up phase where systems are tested, calibrated and commissioned. The Obion facility, which is expected to be fully operational by the end of November, is projected to produce an annual operating output of 110 million gallons of ethanol and 350,000 tons of distillers grains. The facility is Green Plains'...

2008-11-05 12:00:26

Wavering corn prices have turned on the U.S. ethanol production business, which is struggling to survive in its current form, records show. One of the country's largest producers, VeraSun, filed for bankruptcy last week, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Industry analyst Ian Horowitz with Soleil Securities expressed concerns over BioFuel Energy, a producer he said was cash poor and, like VeraSun, had done poorly with commodity price hedging, the Times said. Some companies signed...

2008-11-05 09:00:28

Green Plains Renewable Energy, an operator of dry mill and fuel grade ethanol plants, has appointed Michael Orgas as executive vice president of commercial operations. In the new role, Mr Orgas will manage the company's commodity, logistics, supply chain and risk management operations. Mr Orgas previously served as director of raw materials, strategic sourcing and risk management for the Malt-O-Meal Company in Northfield, Minnesota. He is a former investment banker from the food practice...

2008-10-22 09:00:42

PT. RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that a Phase 3 study evaluating the safety and efficacy of its lead product candidate, Intermezzo(R) (zolpidem tartrate sublingual lozenge), has been published in the September 2008 issue of SLEEP, a publication of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Intermezzo(R) is a low dose, buffered, sublingual formulation of zolpidem intended to be...

2008-10-13 09:00:48

Heritage Pharmaceuticals, a generic pharmaceutical company, has announced the immediate availability of propranolol HCl oral tablets in 10, 20, 40, 60 and 80mg strength. Propranolol tablets are the generic equivalent of Inderal tablets formerly marketed by Wyeth. Propranolol has multiple cardiovascular related indications, including the management of hypertension, treatment of angina and atrial fibrillation. Heritage's development and manufacturing partner, Ipca Laboratories, received...

2008-10-02 15:00:57

Recent weeks have shown an increasing amount of panic over the state of the U.S. economy and some prominent examples of how even large ethanol producers can run into serious trouble when the markets turn. Panic, though, is not the right reaction to major market shifts, according to Tom Wapp, United Bio Energy's ethanol market analyst and risk management advisor to ethanol producers. Wapp says even closures of several ethanol plants pose as much of an opportunity as they do a threat. "If...


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