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2008-06-30 15:01:54

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for dronabinol, a generic version of Solvay Pharmaceutical's Marinol(R), a CIII controlled substance. This product is approved to treat nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conventional...

2004-11-26 15:00:10

SAN DIEGO - A decade ago, when Daniele Piomelli went to scientific conferences, he was often the only researcher studying cannabinoids, the class of chemicals that give marijuana users a high. His work often drew snickers and jokes - but no more. At the annual Society for Neuroscience conference this month, scientists here delivered almost 200 papers on the subject. Why the attention? Many scientists believe marijuana-like drugs might be able to treat a wide range of diseases, far beyond...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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