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2012-04-14 23:04:21

Parker Waichman LLP is Already Representing Dozens of Plaintiffs in Plavix Gastrointestinal and Cerebral Bleeding Side Effect Lawsuits New York, NY (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm representing people injured by defective drugs, is investigating lawsuit claims on behalf of people who allegedly suffered severe bleeding side effects as a result of Plavix, a blood thinner made by Bristol -Myers Squibb Company and Sanofi-Aventis U.S., L.L.C. Parker Waichman LLP...

2012-03-29 22:16:07

Developed in Canada and conducted by researchers from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, in partnership with Spartan Bioscience, the world's first bedside genetic test has received acknowledgment by The Lancet, the world's leading general medical journal. The article Point-of-care genetic testing for personalization of antiplatelet treatment (RAPID GENE): a prospective, randomized, proof-of-concept trial, reports on the use of a simple cheek swab test, the Spartan RX CYP2C19,...

2012-03-27 08:34:42

A two-drug combination is one of the most promising advances in decades for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB) – a disease that kills 2 million people annually – a scientist reported today at the 243 National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The treatment, which combines two medications already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), delivers a knockout punch to forms of TB that shrug off other antibiotics. ACS, the world's...

2012-02-28 14:57:33

Opioid-dependent individuals who want to kick the habit typically begin the road to recovery with detoxification. But detox is ineffective as a stand-alone treatment, with relapse rates ranging from 65% to 80% just one month after discharge. New research published online today in the journal Addiction reveals that individuals with substance use disorders may be as much as ten times more likely to stay abstinent when they have access to drug-free recovery housing and day-treatment programs...

2012-02-28 09:40:46

A new report from researchers at the Drexel University School of Public Health identifies patterns in the misuse of illicit drugs among young adults  who also misuse prescription drugs.  The report, “Misuse of Prescription and Illicit Drugs among High-Risk Adults” in Los Angeles and New York, was recently published in the first issue of the Journal of Public Health Research. This is the first report to compare patterns of prescription and illicit drug misuse among...

2012-01-16 04:20:01

Tokyo, Jan 16, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Nobelpharma Co. Ltd and Eisai Co. Ltd announced today that they will launch the anticonvulsant agent Fostoin 750 mg for Injection (fosphenytoin sodium hydrate, "fostoin") on January 17. Developed in Japan by Nobelpharma, Fostoin will be marketed by Eisai and co-promoted by both companies under a previously concluded marketing agreement.Fostoin is a water-soluble prodrug of phenytoin injection, a drug that has long been used both in Japan and overseas as...


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