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Medical Marijuana Laws May Be Linked To Decrease In Prescription Overdose Deaths

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite controversy and federal laws, a few states have made marijuana legal for medical use to manage chronic pain and other conditions. A new study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine,...

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2014-09-02 08:31:44

Results presented during ESC Congress 2014 Clinical Trial Update Hot Line session BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced data from a subgroup analysis of the phase 3 ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 study, that explores the relationship between edoxaban dose, concentration and anti-factor Xa activity in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). The analysis also compared rates of major bleeding and...

2014-08-31 23:01:19

Harbor Village Florida Comments on New Street Drug Showing to be Much More Powerful Than Heroin USA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 According to an article posted in Medical News Today (8/21), entitled Emerging Street Drug Fifteen Times Stronger than Heroin, a new opiate has begun to hit the streets of America which is fifteen times more potent than heroin. Known as acetyl fentanyl, this opiate is a non-medical use drug that has been linked to many overdoses and emergency room visits among opiate...

2014-08-29 23:06:02

DEA’s announcement comes after a recommendation last year concerning the potent combination drug products. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medications reports that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced new regulations for all hydrocodone combination products. According to a Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS)...

2014-08-28 23:04:00

USDA-GIPSA (Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration) has approved Charm’s newest quantitative test for the detection of 5 to 100 ppb aflatoxin in a single 5 minute assay. The ROSA WET-S5 Aflatoxin Quantitative Test (AFQ-WETS5) utilizes Charm’s patented Water Extraction Technology (WET), eliminating the need for ethanol or methanol to extract mycotoxins. Lawrence, MA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 “This kit has an improved extraction efficiency and provides users a single...

2014-08-27 23:12:45

A study released August 1 highlights the challenges related to managing anticoagulant–associated intracerebral hemorrhage (AAICH). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 A recently published study by the Journal of Neurosurgery discusses the importance of time in correcting coagulopathy to prevent permanent injury or death. The study focuses on a variety of anticoagulants and examines medical conditions alleged to be caused by these drugs. According to the research, although...

2014-08-27 08:27:45

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that the company will be hosting an investor and analyst event and simultaneous webcast on Friday, September 5, 2014. The event is scheduled for 12-2 pm ET in New York City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO At this event, BDSI senior management will discuss the commercialization and launch plan for BUNAVAIL and provide updates on the BEMA(®)...

2014-08-18 12:27:28

Announces Government Action to Enhance Safe Use of Opioids OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health delivered a keynote address at the 147(th) Canadian Medical Association (CMA), General Council Meeting. During her remarks, the Minister affirmed the Government's commitment to continue working with the CMA on issues of importance while highlighting several themes encompassing some of her priorities, such as patient safety, prescription drug abuse, family...

2014-08-18 12:27:18

OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising healthcare professionals and Canadians that it has implemented labelling changes for the class of drugs known as controlled-release opioid pain medicines, to enhance their safe and appropriate use. The changes provide standardized wording that more clearly outlines the risks and safety concerns associated with controlled-release opioids. The updated guidance also encourages more appropriate patient selection and monitoring....

2014-08-15 23:01:20

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Ketone Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Ketones usually simple are compounds that contain a carbonyl group, and due to exclusion of reactive groups such as –Cl or –OH, ketones are considered simple in nature. Industrial solvent acetone and sugar (ketoses) are some of the commonly used ketones. Various methods are implemented...

2014-08-14 16:27:16

- Creates a diversified, high-growth therapeutic portfolio, capable of delivering substantial, sustainable value for shareholders DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $5.8 billion. The acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive to Mallinckrodt's...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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