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2014-07-23 23:03:28

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is focusing on a topic that is quickly becoming among the most important of all drug and addiction-related dialogues: opiate abuse facts. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family...

2014-07-23 08:31:41

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. ("Lightlake") (OTCQB: LLTP), a biopharmaceutical company developing addiction treatments based on its expertise in opioid antagonists, announced today that it has filed an investigational new drug application ("IND") with respect to its naloxone-based opioid overdose reversal nasal spray. Lightlake also announced today that it has received an additional commitment from the National Institute on Drug Abuse ("NIDA"), part...

2014-07-22 08:31:15

RALEIGH, N.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (BDSI) (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles J. (Chuck) Bramlage and Dr. Barry I. Feinberg as members of the Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO Mr. Bramlage is a veteran pharmaceutical industry executive with extensive experience in marketing, sales and other commercial functions. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of...

2014-07-21 23:02:03

The War on Drugs continues to be a divisive topic for many Americans. As softer drug laws begin to unfold around the country, rehab centers such as The River Source of Arizona are chiming in on why treatment works, what it means for the user, and why it's ultimately a better choice than incarceration. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The results of a 2014 nationwide survey by Washington D.C. think tank Pew Research conclude that approximately 67% of Americans believe treatment is a...

2014-07-16 12:27:42

Three-year analysis of more than 1.4 million test results also shows majority of Americans continue to put health at risk through dangerous drug combinations and skipping doses MADISON, N.J., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five states that have implemented multi-faceted prescription drug abuse prevention programs in recent years showed the highest rate of decline in prescription drug misuse rates nationwide, according to a new study issued today by Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's...

2014-07-16 08:28:03

FDA also approves the use of two Butrans patches for dose adjustments in appropriate chronic pain patients STAMFORD, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new 7.5 mcg/hour dosage strength of Butrans(®) (buprenorphine) Transdermal System CIII. Five strengths of Butrans will now be available: 5 mcg/hour, 7.5 mcg/hour, 10 mcg/hour, 15 mcg/hour and 20 mcg/hour. The Butrans Transdermal System is also...

2014-07-11 23:04:58

Harbor Village Florida comments how citizens of New Jersey are receiving training on how to administer opiate-overdose reversal drug Narcan. Ocean County, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by the Star Ledger in the article Officials To Give Out 100 Free Narcan Kits in Ocean County (7/3), 100 residents of Ocean County in New Jersey recently received free training on how to administer the drug Narcan, an opiate-overdose reversal drug as well as a free kit during this previous Fourth of...

2014-07-11 12:24:21

- Includes A$3 million Share Purchase Plan MELBOURNE, Australia, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited (ASX: POH; OTCQX: PPGNY), today announced that it has raised A$19.3 million via a placement of A$16.3 million to institutional investors in Europe, the U.S., Asia and Australia and A$3 million from a share purchase plan (SPP) to be offered to existing shareholders. The placement of A$16.3 million will be made in two tranches. "This...

2014-07-10 16:23:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of Governor Tom Corbett, the Pennsylvania Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Health, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Medical Society, today released statewide guidelines to address the use of prescription opioids to treat chronic non-cancer pain. Governor Corbett directed the Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health to establish the Safe and Effective Prescribing Practices and Pain...

2014-07-10 08:27:14

First and only FDA approved naloxone product specifically indicated for emergency therapy in settings where opioids may be present. RICHMOND, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, today announced the United States (U.S.) commercial availability of EVZIO for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or central nervous system depression. EVZIO is not a...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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