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2011-01-06 07:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altheus Therapeutics, Inc., announced that it has completed a two dose, double-blind, active-controlled Phase I clinical trial of the safety and tolerability of Zoenasa(TM) Rectal Suspension in adult patients with left-sided, or distal, ulcerative colitis. No serious adverse events were experienced by patients in this study. "We are excited to have achieved this milestone, as it prepares Altheus to begin our planned Phase II clinical program to...

2010-10-26 07:30:00

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautilus Neurosciences, Inc., a neurology-focused specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that an analysis of two pivotal safety and efficacy studies of CAMBIA(TM) (diclofenac potassium for oral solution) will be presented at the 4th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology Conference (CONy) in Barcelona, Spain. The new analysis will be presented in a poster (#23) entitled, "Rapid and Sustained Improvement in Migraine Symptoms with a...

2010-08-02 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that 63 percent of surveyed U.S. gastroenterologists prescribe Abbott's Humira off-label for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. According to the new report entitled Treatment Algorithms in Ulcerative Colitis, surveyed gastroenterologists most often prescribe Humira for ulcerative colitis for patients with loss of response,...

2010-07-12 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, PARSIPPANY, N.J. and INDIANAPOLIS, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Accumetrics, Inc., Daiichi Sankyo, Inc, and Eli Lilly and Company announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic collaboration in the United States to raise awareness about antiplatelet therapy and the role of platelet function testing. Several factors, including a patient's genetic make-up, diabetic status, age, weight and the use of certain other medications metabolized through the cytochrome P450...

2009-12-23 17:29:41

A new study conducted at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) reveals that Celebrex and other anti-inflammatory coxib medications may counter the positive effects of aspirin in preventing blood clots. The research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), indicates that people who are taking aspirin and coxibs together are in fact inhibiting the aspirin's effectiveness in preventing heart attacks and strokes. "This finding strongly suggests that humans who...

2009-07-10 13:15:53

Over-the-counter sport creams and heat gels are unproven and may do no more than rubbing your skin with saliva, a British biochemist said. The point is, you go to any pharmacy and find tons of these things, but they don't work, Andrew Moore, a biochemist at the University of Oxford, said. I wouldn't waste the money. You might as well rub your skin with a bit of spit. Moore's team reviewed studies of rub-on and spray-on preparations containing one or more salicylates. Aspirin, for example, is...

2009-07-08 10:55:05

There is not enough evidence to support using gels and creams containing rubefacients for chronic and acute pain, according to a systematic review by Cochrane Researchers. Rubefacients cause irritation and reddening of the skin, due to increased blood flow. The review focused on formulations containing salicylates, which are widely prescribed or sold over the counter as topical treatments for sports injuries and muscle pain."At present, due to a lack of high quality evidence, we can't say...

2009-04-13 10:04:00

ENCINO, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ bluMjk (pronounced "Blue Magic"), a new over-the-counter topical painkiller, uses patent pending skin and nerve penetrating technology to relieve the majority of moderate to severe pain experienced by most pain sufferers. Within minutes of a topical application, bluMjk restores pain nerve fibers to their natural resting state, which eliminates the sensation of pain. R & S Research developed this new penetrating technology to quickly and safely...

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2008-12-22 11:17:39

Scientists in the United Kingdom are reporting new evidence that humans can make their own salicylic acid (SA) "” the material formed when aspirin breaks down in the body. SA, which is responsible for aspirin's renowned effects in relieving pain and inflammation, may be the first in a new class of bioregulators, according to a study scheduled for the Dec. 24 issue of ACS' biweekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. In the report, Gwendoline Baxter, Ph.D. and colleagues discuss...

2008-10-31 18:00:13

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for APRISO(TM) (mesalamine) extended-release capsules 0.375 g. APRISO is a locally-acting aminosalicylate indicated for the maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis (UC) in adults. APRISO is the first and only mesalamine product approved by the FDA for once-a-day dosing for the maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis. Additionally, APRISO is...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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