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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....

2014-03-27 12:29:42

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Factors other than receipt of painkillers - including opiates - in the emergency department appear to be more important to patient satisfaction, as reflected in an analysis of Press Ganey® patient surveys to be published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Lack of Association between Press Ganey® Emergency Department Patient Satisfaction Scores and Emergency Department Administration of Analgesic Medications"). "The...

2014-03-26 23:23:55

Summit Behavioral Health announces a new website, http://www.summithelps.com, with a refreshed look and feel in preparation for their new facilities opening up this year. Not only do they have Intensive Outpatient Programs but have been expanding with Residential Treatment and a Detoxification facilities in New Jersey. Chester, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Summit Behavioral Health anchors on the belief of quality life for addicts; hence provision of needed assistance to help addicts overcome...

2014-03-26 08:30:24

Medical professionals challenged to manage both pain relief and addiction risks HANOVER, Md., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pain management for injured workers is both a science and an art. Too much medication too often, and a patient can become addicted. Too little, and he or she can suffer needlessly. That's the dilemma medical professionals will explore this Thursday at "Medications Gone Wild," a symposium at Maryland Live! Casino at Arundel Mills. The event is part of the annual workers'...

2014-03-26 08:28:21

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) today announced that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has granted approval for Remodulin(®) (treprostinil) Injection for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) by subcutaneous and intravenous administration. Remodulin will be sold in Japan under the brand name Treprost(TM) by Mochida Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., under an exclusive distribution agreement with...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.