Latest Long QT syndrome Stories
When a high school athlete drops dead, the rare but fatal condition called "sudden death syndrome" dominates the headlines.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the appointment of William (Bill) Sibold to the position of senior vice president and chief commercial officer. In this newly created role, Mr.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Using skin cells from young patients who have a severe genetic heart defect, Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have generated beating heart cells that carry the same genetic mutation.
Long QT syndrome approximately affects one in every 2,500 people Â-mainly young people.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AVANIR Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Australian researchers have come one step closer to understanding how the rhythm of the heartbeat is controlled and why many common drugs, including some antibiotics, antihistamines and anti-psychotics, can cause a potentially fatal abnormal heart rhythm.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AVANIR Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVNR) today announced a management conference call to discuss the approval of NUEDEXTA(TM) (dextromethorphan hydrobromide and quinidine sulfate) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca purchased a one-year membership to gain access to an international repository of data designed to aid industry and academic researchers developing new technologies to improve cardiac safety.
Scientists have identified a gene underlying a disease that causes temporary paralysis of skeletal muscle.
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