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2014-06-06 16:24:14

First and Only FDA-Approved Buccal Film Formulation of Buprenorphine and Naloxone to Compete in the $1.7 Billion and Growing U.S. Opioid Dependence Market RALEIGH, N.C., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (BDSI) (NASDAQ: BDSI) received approval of the New Drug Application (NDA) for BUNAVAIL(TM) (buprenorphine and naloxone) buccal film (CIII) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). BUNAVAIL is indicated for the maintenance treatment of...

2011-03-29 06:50:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (www.NAABT.org) is proud to report a milestone with its free www.TreatmentMatch.org service. This month the 40,000th patient reached out for help with the system. www.TreatmentMatch.org functions similar to online dating services but instead it connects patients looking for lifesaving modern addiction treatment with one or several of the few providers who are able to prescribe...

2011-03-14 20:52:24

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that for the majority of patients with opioid addiction, collaborative care with nurse care managers is a successful method of service delivery while effectively utilizing the time of physicians prescribing buprenorphine. The findings, which appear in the March 14 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, serve as a model of service delivery for facilitating access and improving outcomes in patients with opioid...

2010-06-04 11:00:00

Seasoned Executive Brings Diverse Leadership Experience to Specialty Society CHEVY CHASE, Md., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Penny S. Mills, a seasoned executive with extensive association management, consulting, health policy and health system experience, has been selected as the new Executive Vice President (EVP) of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Ms. Mills will start in the new position July 1, following the retirement of long-time EVP Eileen McGrath. ASAM is...

2010-03-30 17:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Pink Sheets: TTNP) today announced the initiation of a randomized, placebo and active controlled, multi-center Phase 3 clinical study of Probuphine in the treatment of opioid addiction. This confirmatory Phase 3 study will be conducted at approximately 23 sites in the United States and randomize approximately 250 patients into three arms: Probuphine (100 patients), Suboxone® (100...

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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.'