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2014-07-07 04:20:56

- MAA submission triggers $5 million milestone payment to AcelRx REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and AACHEN, Germany, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX) and Grunenthal Group announced today that Grunenthal has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Authority for ZALVISO(TM) for the management of moderate to severe acute pain in adult patients in a medically supervised environment. ZALVISO(TM) is a drug-device...

2014-06-20 23:03:17

Las Vegas Rapid Detox Medical Clinic is pleased to announce that they reached the milestone of performing 500 successful rapid opiate detox procedures without any complications. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Opiate detox can be an extremely painful thing to go thorugh. However, with Las Vegas Rapid Detox’s groundbreaking 8 hour rapid detox procedure, patients can detox from opiates in only eight hours without suffering any signs of withdrawal. Las Vegas Rapid Detox’s procedure...

2014-06-18 08:28:42

NEWARK, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) today announced that it will be presenting at the JMP Securities 2014 Healthcare Conference in New York City. The presentation at the JMP conference is scheduled for 11:30 am ET (8:30 am PT) on Tuesday June 24, 2014. The presentation will be webcast, and the webcast can be accessed via the Investor Relations page of the Depomed website at www.depomed.com. A recording of the webcast will be archived for 30...

2014-06-10 08:30:40

NEWARK, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) today announced that it will be presenting at the Wells Fargo 2014 Healthcare Conference in Boston. The presentation at the Wells Fargo conference is scheduled for 3:35 pm ET (12:35 pm PT) on Wednesday June 18, 2014. The presentation will be webcast, and the webcast can be accessed via the Investor Relations page of the Depomed website at www.depomed.com. A recording of the webcast will be archived for 30...

2014-06-10 08:29:27

RALEIGH, N.C., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at two important upcoming healthcare conferences: 34(th) Annual William Blair Growth Stock ConferenceWednesday, June 11, 20143:20 PM Central Time (4:20 PM Eastern Time)Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, IL Wells Fargo 2014 Healthcare ConferenceTuesday, June 17, 20144:40 PM Eastern...

2014-05-28 08:32:01

Controlled Substance Analgesic Combination Product Uses Depomed's Proprietary Acuform® Technology NEWARK, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) announced today that the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing a New Drug Application (NDA) from Mallinckrodt (NYSE: MNK) for MNK-155. MNK-155 is an investigational extended-release oral formulation of hydrocodone and acetaminophen that has been studied for the management of moderate to...

2014-05-27 16:25:31

NEWARK, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO) today announced that it will be presenting at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference in New York City. The presentation at the Jefferies conference is scheduled for 11:00 am ET (8:00 am PT) on Tuesday June 3, 2014. The presentation will be webcast, and the webcast can be accessed via the Investor Relations page of the Depomed website at www.depomed.com. A recording of the webcast will be archived for...

2014-05-16 08:26:43

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today announced that data for POSIDUR((TM)) (SABER(®)-Bupivacaine), an investigational drug for administration into the surgical site to produce post-surgical analgesia, is being presented at the International Anesthetic Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held on May 17-20 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal. "Bupivacaine is a widely used local anesthetic...

2014-05-09 16:24:36

NEWARK, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) today announced that it will be presenting at two upcoming investor conferences: Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Conference in Las Vegas Nevada on Thursday May 15 at 11:00 am Eastern Time (8:00 am Pacific Time). UBS Global Healthcare Conference in New York City on Monday May 19 at 9:00 am Eastern Time (6:00 am Pacific Time). The presentations will be webcast, and the webcasts can be accessed via the...

2014-05-09 12:26:10

Announces Effort to Coordinate State and Local Response PITTSBURGH, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today convened a group of local and state health, law enforcement, legislative and judicial officials along with individuals impacted by addiction to discuss the response to Pennsylvania's growing opioid addiction and overdose situation. Opioids can be found in many prescription drugs as well as illegal drugs such as heroin. Between 2009 and 2013, nearly...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • 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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