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2014-03-17 12:27:13

Developers Continue to Focus Efforts on Formulation Improvements, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, according to insights from surveyed U.S. and European psychiatrists and U.S. managed care (MCO) pharmacy directors, a therapy resulting in reduced use of opioids compared with existing therapies is one of the greatest unmet needs in the treatment of opioid addiction. Although clinical data...

Opioids Prescriptions Increase Significantly In Emergency Rooms
2014-03-17 05:06:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from George Washington University (GW) reports dramatic increases in opioid analgesic prescriptions, such as Percocet, Vicodin, oxycodone and Dilaudid, during emergency room visits in the US from 2001 to 2010. These findings, reported in the journal Academic Emergency Medicine, were not explained by higher visit rates for painful conditions. The visit rates only rose moderately during the study period. “This trend is...

2014-03-16 23:02:55

Johnny The Healer’s Special Protocol the “Pouyan Method” Breaks Addiction to Opiates, Alcohol, Cocaine, Meth and other Drugs in 7-10 Days With No Withdrawal Symptoms and or Toxic Pharmaceutical drugs Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 Drug addiction has plagued mankind since the dawn of time. The physical and mental pain associated with trying to break a drug’s biochemical and psychological hold can be a torturous experience, frequently impossible to withstand, and in many...

2014-03-14 23:01:23

Suboxone has become a popular medication to use in detox from alcohol and other opiate addictions. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 When medically necessary, Millennium Treatment Group has begun prescribing Suboxone therapy to Millennium patients in a properly certified medical facility using DCF approved protocols. Suboxone is an opiod blocker medication that has been proven to reduce the negative side effects of withdrawal and ease the discomfort of going cold turkey. Millennium...

2014-03-14 08:26:42

BUNAVAIL PDUFA date June 7, 2014; Plans underway for potential Q3 2014 launch RALEIGH, N.C., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and, in connection therewith, is providing a review of BDSI's 2013 financials and achievements as well as an update on business operations and upcoming milestones for...

2014-03-13 16:27:31

NSC warns against improper prescription painkiller use during National Poison Prevention Week ITASCA, Ill., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Our nation's most abused drug is legal and sitting in the medicine cabinet. Fatal drug overdoses are an epidemic, with opioid prescription painkiller overdoses accounting for the majority of these deaths. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/DC83026-INFO In observance of National Poison Prevention Week (March 16-22), the National Safety...

2014-03-13 08:28:57

WAYNE, Penn., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egalet Corporation (Nasdaq: EGLT) ("Egalet") today announced that its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013 financial results will be released on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Following the announcement, Egalet's management will host a live conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time to review the company's financial and operating results and provide a general business update....

2014-03-12 23:31:53

Teen addiction and rehabilitation expert discusses the changing face of heroin and why parents aren’t aware of it. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Teen heroin use has increased by 80 percent, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Once seen as a dirty drug used by junkies in dark alleyways, it now seems heroin has been running rampant through the homes of Hollywood. Even more worrisome, however, is its slow creep through the streets of the suburbs...

2014-03-12 23:28:06

Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers addiction recovery geared to the personalized needs of each client, is focusing on the history of heroin in its latest blog post. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers addiction recovery geared to the personalized needs of each client, is focusing on the history of heroin in its latest blog post. The history of heroin as we know it today dates back to 1895, when a German chemist attempted to change morphine chemically in...

2014-03-12 23:28:04

A new blog post from leading treatment facility A Forever Recovery is asking a jarring question that in many ways is at the heart of America’s heroin epidemic: given that most people know that heroin is dangerous, why are they using it? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A new blog post from leading treatment facility A Forever Recovery is asking a jarring question that in many ways is at the heart of America’s heroin epidemic: given that most people know that heroin is...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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