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2009-01-05 15:29:00

Acquisition Adds Marketed Products and Specialty Sales Force in Urology and Endocrinology, Novel Drug-Delivery Technology Combined Pipeline to Include Nine FDA-Approved Therapeutics Conference Call Scheduled for Today at 5:30 pm EST CHADDS FORD, Pa. and LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP) and Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV) announced today that they have entered into a merger agreement under which Endo will commence a tender...

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2008-09-10 08:20:00

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in teenagers according to a report posted Tuesday. Almost 7% of teens are using prescription drugs that were not prescribed for them. According to Dr. Li-Tzy Wu of Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, one third of these adolescents are dependent on, or are abusing these drugs. Abusing drugs such as Vicodin, OxyContin and Percodan is more common with teens, with one report discovering that 13 percent of high school seniors had...

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2006-05-17 07:15:00

By Toni Clarke BOSTON -- When Patrick Gallagher first began nodding off at dinner, his family thought it was a symptom of old age. Their fears grew as it worsened. Withdrawing from the world at age 64, Gallagher was addicted to a cocktail of alcohol and prescription painkillers. "My whole life was centered around making sure I had an adequate supply of drugs and alcohol," said the former instructor at the University of Miami. Gallagher, of Jensen Beach, Florida, is an elderly substance...


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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