Latest epinephrine Stories

2011-11-28 15:11:39

Beta blockers prevent the negative effects of stress Stressed people fall into habits and their behavior is not goal-directed. That the neurotransmitter norepinephrine plays a decisive role here is now reported in the Journal of Neuroscience by scientists from Bochum led by Dr. Lars Schwabe (RUB Faculty of Psychology). If the effect of norepinephrine is stopped by beta blockers, the stress effect does not occur. "The results may be important for addictive behaviors, where stress is a key...

2011-08-16 16:09:00

State's new law allows schools to keep and use auto-injectable epinephrine for students who suffer severe allergic reactions WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Illinois took a definitive step forward yesterday in helping protect students as Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, which lets schools stock and use life-saving epinephrine for students who experience severe allergic reactions. Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of...

2011-08-01 10:33:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelliject, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted tentative approval for the company's New Drug Application (NDA) for a novel epinephrine auto-injector, e-cue(TM), for emergency treatment of allergic reactions including anaphylaxis. The tentative approval of e-cue(TM) following a first cycle, 10-month review by the FDA provides validation of Intelliject's vision of developing patient-centric products...

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