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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...

2014-03-27 08:33:37

Ashfield Market Access to provide managed markets and trade support RALEIGH, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Quintiles to provide a range of services to support the anticipated launch of BUNAVAIL (buprenorphine and naloxone buccal film), BDSI's proposed maintenance treatment for opioid dependence. BUNAVAIL is currently under review at the U.S. Food and Drug...

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...

2014-03-11 16:26:19

PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has launched Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection USP, 0.4 mg/mL packaged in 1 mL single-dose vials. Mylan's product was determined to be bioequivalent and, therefore, therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug, Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection 0.4 mg/mL, of Hospira Inc. Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection is indicated for the complete or partial reversal of opioid depression, including...

2014-03-05 08:28:31

RALEIGH, N.C., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSI) announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at the 26(th) Annual ROTH Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Monday, March 10, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time) at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO The New Drug Application...

2014-03-04 12:26:45

The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a heroin overdose has generated discussion regarding medical treatment to prevent heroin deaths. Suboxone (Buprenorphine/Naloxone) is a medication that is used to treat addiction to heroin and other narcotic painkillers. NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a heroin overdose has generated discussion regarding medical treatment to prevent heroin deaths. Buprenorphine is a medication used...

2014-02-03 20:22:33

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent analysis, released by Trust for America's Health (TFAH) in October, of state drug laws and policies found a majority of states do not have laws that can provide help to individuals during an overdose. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) -- Good Samaritan Laws: Only 17 states and Washington, D.C. have laws in place to provide a degree of immunity from criminal charges or mitigation of...

2014-01-30 08:30:48

First presentation of detailed BUNAVAIL clinical data scheduled for April 11 and 13, 2014 RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) today announced that data from clinical studies of BUNAVAIL have been accepted for presentation at the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 45(th) Annual Medical-Scientific Conference, April 10-13, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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