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2011-10-19 15:05:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCRX) today announced new data demonstrating a reduction in opioid burdens with EXPAREL(TM) (bupivacaine liposome extended-release injectable suspension) at doses up to and including 300 mg compared to bupivacaine HCl in a multimodal setting at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) in Pittsburgh. These data are the result of a pooled analysis of five trials conducted...

2011-10-14 09:59:00

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kessler Foundation, in collaboration with Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, announced that it has selected six participants for the Ekso exoskeleton investigational studies, which will commence October 17. Made by Ekso Bionics, Ekso is a wearable, robotic, battery-powered exoskeleton that enables wheelchair users to stand and walk. Ekso Bionics announced the rebranding of both its company name and product line on October 13, 2011. It...

2011-08-22 13:00:00

Dr. Fardad Mobin is a spine surgeon specializing in neck and back conditions. Dr. Mobin is now offering pain management including pain injections and rehabilitation options. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Dr. Fardad Mobin is a spine surgeon specializing in neck and back conditions. He has been practicing neurosurgery for over 15 years and has performed over 2,000 operations. His patients praise his work and the relief that he has given them. Dr. Mobin does not only perform...

2011-08-15 16:45:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharMEDium Services, LLC, market leader for customized pharmacy sterile compounding for hospital intravenous and epidural therapies, launched its new website, www.pharmedium.com, which now provides updates on drug shortages, patient safety and ready-to-use pharmacy compounding services. Hospital customers can easily obtain valuable information on PharMEDium's broad range of services designed to reduce waste, improve efficiency and enhance...

2011-07-18 11:40:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to expand its offerings for infusion therapy in both the acute care hospital and outpatient markets, with an initial focus on home infusion, B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced today an exclusive alliance with CME America to distribute the BodyGuard® line of electronic infusion pumps. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NYW008LOGO ) The five-year exclusive distribution agreement allows B....

2011-05-19 17:30:00

Regimen of Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation Plus Extensive Locomotor Training "A Significant Breakthrough"; Results Published Today in The Lancet LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of scientists at the University of Louisville, UCLA and the California Institute of Technology has achieved a significant breakthrough in its initial work with a paralyzed male volunteer at Louisville's Frazier Rehab Institute. It is the result of 30 years of research to find...

2011-05-05 15:05:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCRX), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that clinical and preclinical data highlighting the safety and efficacy of EXPAREL(TM) will be presented at two medical meetings. New Phase 3 data on the use of EXPAREL in the treatment of postsurgical pain after augmentation mammoplasty will be presented by Sergio Bergese, M.D., associate professor of anesthesiology and neurological...

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. This study was conducted by DURECT's collaborator, King Pharmaceuticals, which is now owned by Pfizer (NYSE: PFE). In this study of 263 patients suffering from chronic low...

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. Presentations each year at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â“ž¢, represent major findings in reducing high-risk pregnancies and...

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“ž¢, 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. Women often receive a continuous epidural infusion of analgesic...