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2014-03-20 08:30:39

Data shows that dextromethorphan exerts antidepressant-like actions mediated at least in part through sigma-1 receptors ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the publication of data showing that dextromethorphan has antidepressant-like effects in vivo. The study, published in PLOS ONE, an international, peer-reviewed, open-access medical journal, examined the antidepressant activity of dextromethorphan and the...

2014-02-12 23:01:08

The latest feature to be added to the Narconon International website enables parents to explain the dangers of cough medicine abuse with authority. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Parents around the world work hard to prevent drug abuse by their children but may be baffled by the number of different drugs their children are exposed to. Certainly, parents know about marijuana, alcohol and pills. But are they as familiar with the dangers of abusing inhalants, the new synthetics or cough medicine?...

2014-02-05 16:27:36

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today reported financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130207/LA55901LOGO) Quarterly Financial Highlights -- Total company net revenues of $26.7 million -- Gross and net NUEDEXTA® sales increased to $31.3 million and $23.3 million, respectively -- Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted investments of $46.5...

2013-10-02 14:08:11

Findings likely to improve how patients are prescribed one in four clinically used drugs The discovery of genetic differences affecting up to a third of the population could take the guesswork out of prescribing the correct dose of 25 percent of drugs currently on the market, researchers say. The scientists found two genetic variants that alter the activity level of an enzyme responsible for processing, or metabolizing, drugs ranging from the painkiller codeine to the breast cancer drug...

2013-09-04 23:23:15

National Honey Board teams up with Nurse Barb to create a buzz around first birthday celebrations. Firestone, Colorado (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Happy first birthday, honey. September is National Honey Month, and this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates, 341,000 babies in the United States will celebrate their first birthday this month. Why are these two facts related? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and other health care provider...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'