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2014-07-11 08:24:35

Agreement with Biotie ends option for purchase and allows Neurelis to advance development of NRL-1 in preparation for NDA filing SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurelis, Inc. ("Neurelis") today announced an agreement with Biotie Therapies Corp. ("Biotie") to end the option held by Biotie to purchase Neurelis, clearing the way for Neurelis to commence further development of NRL-1 (intranasal diazepam) for pediatric and adult epilepsy patients who experience acute repetitive...

2014-06-25 12:29:20

SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGate Acquisitions Corporation (OTCBB: ESAQ), an emerging pharmaceutical company exploring drug delivery innovations in the development of improved novel formulations and alternative dosage forms of existing biologically active molecules announces today that it has received a research grant from the Ontario Brain Institute for its Lorazepam Spray development. The grant was issued for the purpose to study the administration of a...

2014-06-17 12:28:18

SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGate Acquisitions Corporation (OTCBB: ESAQ), an emerging pharmaceutical company exploring drug delivery innovations in the development of improved novel formulations and alternative dosage forms of existing biologically active molecules expands on its pharmaceutical research and development plans. EastGate has entered into a working collaboration with Dr. Peter Carlen, leading neurologist at Toronto Western Hospital,...

2014-04-23 09:42:49

Although some studies have suggested that the drug lorazepam may be more effective or safer than the drug diazepam in treating a type of epileptic seizures among children, a randomized trial finds that lorazepam is not better at stopping seizures compared to diazepam, according to a study in the April 23/30 issue of JAMA, a neurology theme issue. Status epilepticus is a prolonged epileptic seizure or seizures that occurs approximately 10,000 times in children annually in the United States....

Increased Death Risk From Certain Anti-Anxiety And Sleeping Medicines
2014-04-01 05:31:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Millions of people around the world find help from drugs that treat anxiety and sleep disorders. A new study from the University of Warwick, however, reveals that anti-anxiety and sleeping medicines have been linked to an increased risk of death. The large study, which tracked 34,727 people for an average of seven and a half years, demonstrates that the risk of death doubles with several anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) drugs or hypnotic...

Brain Makes Natural Valium
2013-05-31 10:15:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A naturally occurring protein secreted only in discrete areas of the mammalian brain may act as a Valium-like constraint on certain types of epileptic seizures, Stanford University researchers reported on Thursday. The protein, known as diazepam binding inhibitor (DBI), calms the rhythms of a key brain circuit and could aid in the development of new therapies for epilepsy, anxiety and sleep disorders without the side effects of...

2013-05-21 23:26:49

Diazepam Addiction Treatment and Drug Rehab Announced by Recovery Associates, Offering Treatment for Those Addicted to Diazepam. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Recovery Associates, through its multiple therapeutic tracks, is placing an emphasis upon Diazepam addiction treatment, helping men and women stop using and break free from this harrowing drug. Diazepam is used to treat muscle spasms, anxiety disorder, and seizures. It is also prescribed to control agitation brought on by...

Fish On Human Drugs Alter Their Behavior
2013-02-15 09:36:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ecosystems are complicated and tightly integrated systems. One small change to any part of the system can and will affect another part of the system further down the line. As humans, it´s sometimes easy to forget that we´re also a part of a larger ecosystem and that even the tiniest of actions can affect another living thing somewhere down the line. A recent study describes this sort of cause and effect chain...

2012-12-06 11:36:09

Benzodiazepines affect immune system; Further scrutiny of safety warranted Commonly prescribed sleeping pills/sedatives may increase the risk of contracting pneumonia by as much as 50% and increase the risk of dying from it, suggests research published online in the journal Thorax. Benzodiazepines have a wide range of uses and are commonly prescribed for anxiety, epilepsy, muscle spasm, and insomnia. They are also frequently used in palliative care, as a sedative, and to help those with...


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