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2014-08-11 23:04:47

With the United States having the most prescription drug abusers in the world, organizations are attempting to educate Americans on the effects of these drugs. Novus advises on how to reduce the country’s number of drug users. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that 46 Americans die every day from prescription drug overdose, which adds up to about 17,000 deaths annually. The reports also state that...

2014-08-07 16:29:42

BUNAVAIL(TM) (buprenorphine and naloxone) buccal film (CIII) approved by FDA for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence; US launch planned for late Q3 RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that it has filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and, in connection therewith, is providing a review of BDSI's recent achievements and an...

2014-08-06 20:23:58

Daiichi Sankyo and Charleston Laboratories will collaborate on development and commercialization; Charleston will supply all products and retain an option to co-promote in the United States TOKYO, PARSIPPANY, N.J. and JUPITER, Fla., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo and Charleston Laboratories, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary LOCL Pharma, Inc., announced today that the parties have entered into a strategic collaboration for the development and U.S....

2014-07-31 23:14:43

CR urges U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take stronger steps to reduce the dangers of pain-relief medications YONKERS, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Some pain relief medications can be as addictive as heroin and are rife with deadly side effects. Every day, 46 people in the U.S. die from legal pain pills and for each death, more than 30 people are admitted to an emergency room because of opioid complications. Consumer Reports has taken a close look at the dangers of prescription and...

2014-07-31 20:23:05

SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento) today announced the death of Mr. Amar Singh, Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President. Mr. Singh died suddenly and unexpectedly of apparent natural causes on July 30. "Sorrento is deeply saddened and shocked by the loss of our dear friend and colleague. Our immediate thoughts go to Amar's family and friends," said Henry Ji, Ph.D., Sorrento's President and Chief Executive Officer....

2014-07-30 23:15:52

Mental Health Center at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers becomes the first medical practice in Los Angeles to distribute free prescription Naloxone to local treatment centers and sober living facilities. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 On January 1, 2014, the Overdose Treatment Act (AB 635) became law in California. The law allows lay people to possess and administer prescription naloxone to someone in urgent need who is experiencing life-threatening respiratory depression from an...

2014-07-30 23:08:03

Opioid Management Toolkit includes patient questionnaires, calculators, and contracts to help physicians assess, track and monitor opioid use. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Opioid addiction in Canada has grown starkly over the past two decades, becoming a widespread public health problem affecting individuals, families, and whole communities. In response, many physicians are requesting assistance to safely prescribe opioids for their patients. Despite the wide availability of academic...

2014-07-30 23:01:48

The Firm is investigating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered uncontrollable bleeding, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, or pulmonary embolism due to the blood thinner. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The family of a Vermont man who died from uncontrollable brain bleeding has filed a Xarelto lawsuit (http://www.xareltolawsuitcenter.com/ ) alleging his death was caused by the blood thinner, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to the complaint, which...

2014-07-30 08:33:40

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. ("Lightlake") (OTCQB: LLTP), a biopharmaceutical company developing addiction treatments based on its expertise in opioid antagonists, announced today that it has received a funding commitment from a prominent international research and development foundation. The foundation has a focus on promoting innovative research-based initiatives, including those addressing health issues. Lightlake has been developing a nasal...

2014-07-29 08:34:16

WAYNE, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egalet Corporation (Nasdaq: EGLT) ("Egalet") today announced that its second quarter financial results will be released on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Following the announcement, Egalet's management will host a live conference call and webcast at 8:30 am Eastern Time to review the Company's financial and operating results and provide a general business update. The live webcast and a replay may be accessed by visiting Egalet's website. Please...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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