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2011-05-17 07:03:00

SHIRLEY, N.Y. and PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regency Therapeutics, a newly established division of Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and its co-promotion partner Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., announced today that they have launched SPRIX® (ketorolac tromethamine) Nasal Spray and that it is now commercially available. SPRIX® was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May 2010 for the short-term (up to 5 days) management of...

2011-05-16 05:45:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX) today announced that results from a clinical study evaluating the safety and efficacy of Caldolor® (ibuprofen) Injection in treating fever and pain in hospitalized burn patients was published in Volume 32, Number 1 of the Journal of Burn Care & Research. The study demonstrated that Caldolor significantly reduces fever in these patients, including those with severe thermal...

2011-05-11 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accumetrics, Inc., marketer of the VerifyNow System, the first rapid and easy-to-use point-of-care diagnostic system for measuring platelet reactivity to multiple antiplatelet agents, announced today that the company has signed a national distribution agreement with Cardinal Health, Inc. to distribute the VerifyNow System to hospitals, health systems and independent laboratories throughout the United States. The VerifyNow System is widely used by...

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2011-05-11 06:15:00

Frequent users of acetaminophen are at a slightly increased risk for blood cancers, according to new research from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. Although increased, the risk remains low overall, and it's still unclear what role the drug plays in the increase. Earlier research has shown that aspirin use might lower the odds of dying from colon cancer but increase the risk of bleeding ulcers. But for blood cancers, the picture has been less...

2011-05-09 13:10:00

CHADDS FORD, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals, a leading healthcare solutions company, today announced the launch of the "Apply Yourself!" Campaign, created to encourage people suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) hand and knee pain to make pain relief a top personal priority. Former professional basketball player Allan Houston has joined the campaign to share his personal journey of how he approached his OA knee pain and developed a strategy in partnership with...

2011-05-06 11:24:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Consumer Care announced that Frank Garske of California is the grand prize winner of the Alka-Seltzer® Said/Heard Mishaps Contest on Facebook. One of many entrants, Frank shared a time when his miscommunication almost cost him his job, but in retrospect, is now a funny anecdote. As the winner, Frank won a trip to New York City to star in an Alka-Seltzer online video featuring his winning entry. The online video will...

2011-05-04 13:16:11

Study measuring cost-effectiveness of tranexamic acid published in PLoS ONE How much would you pay for an extra year of healthy life? The cost of filling up your car at the petrol pumps? Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) have found that a year of life could be saved for around the price of filling up the tank of an average family car in the UK - which is a fitting comparison bearing in mind that most of the patients who will benefit from this cheap...

2011-05-02 19:06:19

Some studies have shown that blood-thinning medications, such as aspirin, can reduce biochemical failure"“"“cancer recurrence that is detected by a rising prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level"“"“the risk of metastasis and even death in localized prostate cancer. These studies, although very telling, have all emphasized the need for more data. Now, with researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center having concluded the largest study on this topic, and there is substantial...

2011-04-28 00:00:28

American Pain Foundation, the nation's leading advocacy group for people with pain, releases new pain medication safety resources on acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This new safety module will be launched with the release of a national public service announcement emphasizing the safe use of pain treatment options. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 The American Pain Foundation (APF) announced today the launch of new information and resources on pain...

2011-04-27 07:00:00

Without GI protection, 87 per cent of NSAID users are at increased risk of developing GI complications To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/vimovo/health-canada-approves-vimovo MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ - AstraZeneca Canada Inc. announced today that Health Canada has approved VIMOVO(®) modified-release tablets for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing...