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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...

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2010-12-03 09:45:51

By Jes Andersen, University of Copenhagen When doctors want their patients asleep during surgery they gently turn the gas tap. But anesthetic gasses have a global warming potential as high as a refrigerant that is on its way to be banned in the EU. Yet there is no obligation to report anesthetic gasses along with other greenhouse gasses such as CO2, refrigerants and laughing gas. Significantly worse than CO2 One kilo of anesthetic gas affects the climate as much as 1620 kilos of CO2. That has...

2010-11-22 07:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today that Matt Hogan (Chief Financial Officer) and Joe Stauffer (Chief Medical Officer) will be presenting at the 22nd Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference on Wednesday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference is being held at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020717/DRRXLOGO) A live audio webcast of the presentation...


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