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2014-05-27 12:16:05

The JAMA Network Journals Less Improvement in Infants with Bronchiolitis After Nebulized Hypertonic Saline Treatment Bottom Line: Children with bronchiolitis (a common respiratory tract infection that can result in hospitalization) who were treated in the emergency department showed less clinical improvement after receiving nebulized 3 percent hypertonic saline (HS) than infants who received normal saline (NS). Author: Todd A. Florin, M.D., M.S.C.E., of the Cincinnati Children's...

2014-05-27 08:30:04

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis, Janssen, Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada), Lilly, and Pfizer have joined together with DrugDev in hosting a repository of specific investigator information as part of the Investigator Databank. In addition, investigators can now access the Investigator Databank through the launch of http://www.investigatordatabank.org. Through this website, investigators can securely log in, view and add to their...

2014-05-27 08:29:52

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced completion of patient enrollment in the company's phase II, placebo controlled study testing AVP-923 for the treatment of agitation in Alzheimer's disease patients. Top-line results from this study are expected late September/early October. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/LA55901LOGO "Final completion of enrollment in this study is an important milestone for...

2014-05-27 08:29:37

600 Subjects Enrolled Over an Eight-Year Period RALEIGH, N.C., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced it has completed its 20(th) first in human trial with biologics. The milestone is the culmination of 600 subjects enrolled in over eight years of first in human biologics trials, including directly into patient experience. Biologics represent an important class of agents with an increasing share in modern medicine, as a...

2014-05-27 08:29:32

To lead integration of Company's global scientific expertise and services to meet end-to-end customer drug development needs BOSTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAREXEL International (NASDAQ: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, today named Dr. Sy Pretorius its Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Pretorius currently serves as the Company's Corporate Vice President and Worldwide Head of Early Phase, and will continue in that capacity in addition to assuming his...

2014-05-27 08:28:43

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present a corporate overview at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (8:30 a.m. Pacific Time) at the Grand Hyatt in New York, New York. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available under the investor relations section of Arena's website at www.arenapharm.com. A replay of the...

2014-05-27 08:27:56

BRISBANE, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that it has resubmitted its pirfenidone New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response to a Complete Response Letter (CRL) received in May 2010. Pirfenidone is being developed for the treatment of adult patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120827/SF62570LOGO "We are pleased to have resubmitted the...

2014-05-27 08:27:36

SYDNEY and BEDMINSTER, N.J., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QRxPharma Limited (ASX: QRX and OTCQX: QRXPY) announced today the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) regarding the Moxduo New Drug Application (NDA) for the treatment of moderate to severe acute pain. The Agency stated that there was not sufficient evidence to support approval of Moxduo at this time. The Agency indicated clinical information demonstrating a clear...

2014-05-27 04:21:46

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that its 90%-owned subsidiary, VGX Animal Health, Inc. (VAH), has concluded an agreement for the sale of its animal health assets to Plumbline Life Sciences, Inc. (PLS) of Korea. The assets being transferred include an exclusive license with Inovio for animal applications of its growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) technology and animal DNA vaccines plus a non-exclusive license...

2014-05-23 12:24:34

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In March of this year, a team of Georgetown University scientists published research showing that, for the first time ever, a blood test has the potential to predict Alzheimer's disease before patients start showing symptoms. AACC is pleased to announce that a late-breaking session at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago will expand upon this groundbreaking research and discuss why it could be the key to...


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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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