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2009-08-27 07:35:50

A number of physicians erroneously believed that certain off-label uses of prescription drugs were approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a recent national survey. “Off-label use” refers to prescribing a drug for a purpose outside the scope of a drug's approved label.

2009-08-26 16:05:00

RICHMOND, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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2009-08-07 12:30:00

Certain types of medications given to the elderly could add to their risk of falling, according to a new study.

2009-08-06 07:30:00

RICHMOND, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-07-27 15:15:29

In Spain, 24 percent of women use antidepressants and 31 percent use tranquillizers -- sometimes used to help people sleep, researchers said.

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2009-07-23 09:25:00

Psychopharmaceutical use has risen over recent years. This is fact, but what is not clear is the reason why. Researchers from four Madrid-based health centers have shown that family conflict is not a significant factor.

2009-07-22 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-07-01 16:44:27

A scary unknown for many children, the prospect of surgery can cause intense preoperative anxiety.

2009-06-29 16:46:29

Some people who take the fast-acting sleep-aid zolpidem (Ambien) have been observed walking, eating, talking on the phone and even driving while not fully awake.

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2009-06-19 07:20:00

Researchers believe they may have discovered a more sophisticated anti-anxiety drug capable of controlling panic attacks without the hefty side effects associated with most currently available treatments.


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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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