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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...

2014-05-21 23:02:53

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is asking a critically important question in its latest blog post: Can I be addicted to my anxiety medication? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can...

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....

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...

2013-03-01 23:00:50

Freedom Treatment Center is a drug and alcohol addiction recovery facility that is ramping up efforts to reach out and help people recognize the signs of drug abuse and addiction before it´s too late. The Southern Michigan recovery facility offers natural methods of detoxification that can help halt the continuous increase in drug overdose deaths every year in the U.S. Albion, MI (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 With drug overdose deaths in the U.S. on the increase for the 11th year in a row,...

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...

Sleeping Pills May Lead To Dementia
2012-09-28 21:14:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers are warning that taking sleeping pills may significantly increase your risk of developing dementia later in life. A Harvard University study found that those who used benzodiazepines were 50% more likely to succumb to the condition. During the study, researchers involved 1,063 men and women over the age of 65 for a period of 20 years in southwest France. At the onset of the study, none of the participants had...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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