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Teething Babies Do Not Need Medicine on Their Gums
2014-06-27 03:45:46

U.S. Food and Drug Administration There are more theories about teething and "treating" a baby's sore gums than there are teeth in a child's mouth. One thing doctors and other health care professionals agree on is that teething is a normal part of childhood that can be treated without prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Too often well-meaning parents, grandparents and caregivers want to soothe a teething baby by rubbing numbing medications on the tot's gums, using...

2014-06-04 08:32:59

FDA Approves SYNERA® (lidocaine and tetracaine) Topical Patch for Home Use SOUDERTON, Pa., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Galen US Incorporated today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a labeling change that allows SYNERA®(1) (lidocaine and tetracaine) topical patch to be used at home. SYNERA® is a technological advance that can help prevent needle stick pain associated with superficial IVs and superficial dermatological procedures; it combines two...

2014-05-16 08:26:43

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today announced that data for POSIDUR((TM)) (SABER(®)-Bupivacaine), an investigational drug for administration into the surgical site to produce post-surgical analgesia, is being presented at the International Anesthetic Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held on May 17-20 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal. "Bupivacaine is a widely used local anesthetic...

2014-03-24 08:29:56

Pivotal pharmacokinetic bridging clinical study anticipated to begin in May MALVERN, Pa., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scilex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of products for the treatment of pain, today announced that it has filed an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its first product Ztilido(TM) (lidocaine patch 1.8%). The FDA Division of Anesthesia and Analgesia Products...

2014-03-21 08:25:35

Funds to be used for the clinical development of the Company's first product Ztilido(TM) (lidocaine patch 1.8%) MALVERN, Pa., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scilex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of products focused on the treatment of pain, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements for a private placement of common stock and warrants. The gross proceeds of the placement are expected to be approximately...

2014-01-30 23:30:11

PositiveSingles members voted for their favorite topical anesthetic. Various prescription ointments and creams were among the favorites, with over-the-counter topical anesthetics ranking lower. Los Angeles (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 PositiveSingles.com has released the results of the latest survey with helpful information about dealing with HPV-2, also known as genital herpes. Members who have experience dealing with the painful blisters on their genitals and surrounding area during...

2014-01-22 11:09:41

In Europe as well as worldwide, cocaine is the second most frequently used drug after cannabis. Chronic cocaine users display worse memory performance, concentration difficulties, and attentional deficits but also their social skills are affected as previous studies at the Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Zurich suggested. These investigations also revealed that cocaine users have difficulties to take the mental perspective of others, show less emotional empathy, find it more...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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