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2014-04-08 12:31:56

New Partnership Extends the National Representation of Focused Pain Relief Transdermal Compounded Medications VICTOR, N.Y., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FPR Specialty Pharmacy, developer of Focused Pain Relief--customized transdermal compounded medications for pain and inflammation--announced today that the company has entered into a partnership with RS Medical of Vancouver, Wash. In this partnership, RS Medical will be providing services to educate and support physicians in their...

2014-04-07 08:30:13

RICHMOND, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleo (formerly Intelliject) today announced that it has entered into a $150 million debt facility with PDL BioPharma (NASDAQ: PDLI) to enable kaleo to support commercialization of EVZIO(TM)(naloxone hydrochloride injection) and development of key pipeline products. Under the financing, PDL provided $150 million in cash at closing and will receive interest on the principal outstanding. The note is backed by royalty payments on kaleo's first...

2014-04-07 08:29:44

--Questcor Shareholders Receive $30.00 in Cash and 0.897 Mallinckrodt Shares for Each Share of Questcor Common Stock They Own-- DUBLIN and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceuticals company, and Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR), a high-growth biopharmaceutical company, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Mallinckrodt will acquire Questcor in a transaction...

2014-04-04 23:38:27

Pleio Health Support Systems released new data from its GoodStart adherence program demonstrating that 41% more patients achieved a PDC (Proportion of Days Covered) medication adherence rate of at least 80% which is the threshold for patients to be considered highly adherent to their medications. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Pleio Health Support Systems released new data from its GoodStart adherence program for hypertensive patients. The analysis was conducted on patients with...

2014-04-04 08:24:45

-- Clinically meaningful improvement in quality of life with single injection of resiniferatoxin SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento) a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, today announced that investigators from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) presented data highlighting results from the first two dosing cohorts of the Phase I/II trial of...

2014-04-03 12:29:15

First and only naloxone product specifically intended for emergency administration by family members or caregivers in settings where opioids may be present RICHMOND, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleo (formerly Intelliject) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EVZIO(TM) (naloxone hydrochloride injection) for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or central nervous system depression. EVZIO...

2014-04-02 12:07:35

Researchers offer immediate steps to address rise in deaths There are important parallels between the early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the current epidemic of opioid addiction - ones that could trigger a significant shift in opioid addiction prevention, diagnosis and treatment. These are the findings of a comparative review of HIV/AIDS and addiction by researchers Josiah D. Rich, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, based at The Miriam...

2014-03-31 23:38:49

Passages Malibu issues statement on the prevalence of dependence issues among individuals who have suffered past trauma. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 According to a new report analyzing how returning military veterans take pain medication, roughly half of returning military service personnel who were prescribed opioid painkillers continued to use them chronically. The report, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, was presented on March 6th at the annual meeting of the...

2014-03-31 08:30:36

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (FPM&R) and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals are partnering in the development of a new research grant. The Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant will offer up to three grants of $10,000 each in 2014 for research on the use of acute opioids by physiatrists in physical medicine and rehabilitation, with special consideration given to outcomes research....

2014-03-28 16:22:55

HIGH WYCOMBE, England, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FG Xpress launches a new revolutionary natural pain relief solution in the market. The PowerStrips from FG Xpress is a pain relief product designed to take away all kinds of muscle pains naturally and safely. The product is formulated with key ingredients that do not just target to lessen users' pain issues but also help rejuvenate their body. Generally, there are more than 1.5 billion people that suffer from pain....


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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