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2011-04-27 12:34:00

CHICAGO, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The First District of the Illinois Court of Appeals has received final briefing in the appeal of a $16.56 million judgment entered more than two years ago against Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) subsidiaries Janssen Pharmaceutica Inc. and ALZA Corp. The appeal stems from a Nov. 17, 2008, jury verdict in Judge Thomas Flanagan's Cook County Circuit Court. Jurors found Janssen and ALZA liable in the death of a 38-year-old wife and mother of three in...

2011-03-21 08:50:00

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys from Dallas' Heygood, Orr & Pearson are announcing a Los Angeles Superior Court ruling that will require executives from Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE: WPI) and its subsidiary companies to testify under oath and produce key documents as part of a lawsuit over the death of a 37-year-old woman who died while using the company's fentanyl patch. Attorney Michael Heygood represents the parents of Nicole Bristol, who died on Feb. 9,...

2011-03-01 15:15:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today that Dr. James E. Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Cowen and Company 31st Annual Healthcare Conference on Monday, March 7 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. The conference is being held at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020717/DRRXLOGO) A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing...

2011-02-24 15:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with DURECT Corporation's (Nasdaq: DRRX) fourth quarter 2010 financial results press release, you are invited to listen to the conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time (1:30 pm Pacific Time). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020717/DRRXLOGO) A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing DURECT's homepage at...

2011-02-07 16:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today that Matt Hogan (Chief Financial Officer) will be presenting at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Monday, February 14 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference is being held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020717/DRRXLOGO) A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing DURECT's homepage at...

2011-01-17 08:53:00

READING, England, January 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Archimedes Pharma Ltd., a leading international specialty pharma company, today announced the decision by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) to accept PecFent(R) (fentanyl pectin nasal spray) for use within NHS Scotland. PecFent is indicated for the treatment of breakthrough pain in adults who are already receiving maintenance opioid therapy for chronic cancer pain. Following the SMC clinical effectiveness and health economic review...

2011-01-04 00:00:37

An expert on the use of propofol who has been interviewed by leading publications on the death of Michael Jackson is confident Dr. Conrad Murray will be ordered to stand trial at the Jan. 4 preliminary hearing in Los Angeles County Superior Court. "There is no question in my mind but that the prosecution will be able to establish probable cause that Dr. Murray should stand trial in the death of Michael Jackson," predicts Dr. Barry Friedberg, M.D. and author of Getting Over Going Under: 5...

2010-12-21 11:22:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has offered input to help smooth implementation of proposed new federal guidelines on a useful and effective induction agent, propofol. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has proposed making propofol a Schedule IV drug. In a letter to the DEA today, the AVMA has offered input to help the DEA keep this effective drug, which typically causes few side effects when used appropriately...

2010-12-20 11:16:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PharMEDium Services LLC, announced the addition of Propofol to its custom operating room anesthesia syringe preparation services. PharMEDium is the first compounder to offer Propofol in a pre-labeled, single patient, ready-to-use, tamper evident syringe admixture system. Healthcare organizations recognize benefits of PharMEDium's prefilled operating room syringes including compliance with regulatory requirements for proper labeling of all...

2010-12-07 06:30:00

MIAMI and EVANSTON, Ill., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Naurex Inc., a clinical-stage company developing innovative treatments to address unmet needs in psychiatry and neurology, reported that data being presented today at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) further confirm that its lead antidepressant candidate GLYX-13 appears free of the behavioral impairment and abuse potential that have limited the clinical utility of other NMDA receptor...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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