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2011-04-11 15:15:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today top-line results from a Phase II clinical trial in chronic low back pain for ELADUR® (TRANSDUR®-Bupivacaine), DURECT's proprietary investigational transdermal bupivacaine pain patch.

2011-02-10 19:38:50

More than two thousand physicians, some of the top obstetric/gynecologists in the world who specialize in maternal-fetal medicine, especially high risk pregnancies, gathered today for their annual meeting in San Francisco to begin four days of intensive research presentations.

2011-02-10 12:55:30

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â„¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that when women administer their own patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA) instead of getting a continuous epidural infusion (CEI) they used less analgesic, but reported similar levels of satisfaction.

2011-01-24 14:42:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has become aware of a United States market recall of all lots of alcohol prep pads, swabs and swabsticks manufactured by the Triad Group and marketed under various brand names.

2011-01-06 13:19:38

The number of women who die from complications of anesthesia during childbirth has plummeted 59 percent over the last two decades thanks to improved monitoring and better medical techniques, according to a recent study.

2010-12-26 07:30:00

Recent studies show the amount of women dying from difficulties from anesthesia such as epidurals and spinal blocks have risen since the 90s.

2010-11-05 00:00:39

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists Is The Best Low Cost Solution To Rising Health Care Costs The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine recently reports a large jump in the number of treatments and tests for back pain.

2010-09-07 13:00:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Havel's Incorporated, the Cincinnati-based market leader in echogenic needles, has announced the release of a new echogenic ultrasound needle which could help reduce radiation exposure.

2010-09-01 09:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascendant Neuro is pleased to announce the addition of Robert R. Bulger, M.D., a nationally recognized specialist, who has joined to further the advancement of the group's minimally invasive pain treatment techniques through the innovative use of neurostimulators.

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