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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...

2011-04-02 02:00:02

An award-winning Loyola University Health System study includes some unexpected findings about the immune systems of smoke-inhalation patients. Contrary to expectations, patients who died from their injuries had lower inflammatory responses in their lungs than patients who survived. "Perhaps a better understanding of this early pulmonary immune dysfunction will allow for therapies that further improve outcomes in burn care," researchers reported. Results were released at the 43rd annual...

2011-03-31 00:00:28

2nd Annual Charity Event to Benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children® "“ Boston, IAFF Burn Foundation and Boston Firefighters IAFF Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Join burn survivors, supporters and firefighters from across New England on Father's Day, Sunday, June 19th at beautiful Castle Island in South Boston for the 2nd Annual New England Walk for Burn Awareness. Help us raise funds in support of those in our communities who have been affected by a burn injury. Building on...

2011-03-22 06:00:00

PITTSBURGH, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary UDL Laboratories, part of the Mylan Institutional business, has entered a license agreement with Humeca, a leading plastic surgery and burn treatment products company, for the exclusive U.S. distribution rights of Humeca products. Humeca, which is based in the Netherlands, has a portfolio that includes products used by burn, plastic and reconstructive surgeons to repair skin defects....

2011-02-09 13:26:00

DETROIT, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year at the DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan, nearly 500 children were treated and admitted for burn injuries. As a result of the spectrum of quality care provided to burn patients from the pre-hospital phase through the rehabilitation process and having met rigorous standards for specific criteria set by the American Burn Association (ABA) and the Committee on Trauma of the American Colleges of Surgeons (ACS), the DMC Children's...

2011-02-04 15:07:00

Most common cause of hospitalizations from burns to children under 5 is scalds from hot liquids WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year 465 children ages 14 and under die due to unintentional fire or burn related injuries, with children ages 3 and younger at the greatest risk, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, Illinois and North Carolina are in the top five for having the most fire and burn related deaths in children...

2011-01-29 00:01:50

Water-Jel Technologies announces the launch of a new breakthrough skincare program to help patients who experience skin reactions during radiation therapy. Carlstadt, NJ (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 Water-Jel Technologies, a world leader in advanced emergency burn care products, has announced the launch of its new breakthrough skincare program for radiation burn care called Radiadermâ“ž¢ Advanced Skincare System with Lactokineâ“ž¢. The...

2010-11-03 15:05:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2010. Total revenues were $8.1 million for the three months ended September 30, 2010 compared to $8.4 million for the three months ended September 30, 2009; revenues in the 2009 period included $3.0 million recognized from the sale of certain excipients used in REMOXY® to King Pharmaceuticals in prior...

2010-10-21 12:47:12

Severe burn injuries in children have been shown to rapidly deplete the levels of vitamin E in their body's adipose, or fat tissues, a new clinical study has found. Stored levels of this important antioxidant were reduced more in a few weeks than might normally be possible in years. An analysis of eight children with third-degree burns over much of their body found they lost almost half of their stored vitamin E in three weeks, even though they were being given about 150 percent of the...

2010-09-02 08:45:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- An antibacterial peptide shows promise as an effective therapy against infections in burn or blast wounds suffered by soldiers. Laszlo Otvos, research professor of biology in Temple University's College of Science and Technology, and colleagues found that when given intramuscularly, the peptide A3-APO was more effective than current antimicrobial chemotherapy measures in treating multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii, the most common systemic infection found in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.