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2013-11-07 12:24:45

DUBLIN, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3cp5j/14butanediol) has announced the addition of the "1,4-Butanediol Market, By Application & Geography, Trends & Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3cp5j/14butanediol ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) 1,4 butanediol, commonly known as BDO, is an organic compound...

2013-10-22 12:29:10

MUMBAI, India and BALTIMORE, October 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced today that it has received final approval for its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Antara(R) (Fenofibrate) capsules, 30 mg & 90 mg strengths from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. (LPI), the company's US subsidiary, will commence marketing the product shortly. LPI currently markets and promotes Antara(R)...

2013-10-18 12:05:28

Death from analgesic overdose, including the painkillers oxycodone and codeine, is more concentrated in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods with a prevalence of high divorce, single-parent homes than deaths from unintentional causes, according to research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Yet, compared to heroin overdose deaths, analgesic overdoses were found to occur in higher-income neighborhoods. This study is among the first to provide a framework...

2013-10-16 04:21:51

BARCELONA, Spain, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - The results of the study, in patients with acute postoperative moderate to severe pain, show that E-58425 demonstrated superior efficacy and safety over both placebo and a standard of care - E-58425 is a novel, first-in-class, patented, co-crystal product entity - The positive phase II data confirm the Product Concept of E-58425: Clinically relevant and robust pain...

Russian Flesh-Eating Drug Makes It Into The US
2013-09-27 04:58:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A flesh-eating drug that first surfaced in Russia over a decade ago has found its way to US shores, with poison control center officials confirming that two people have been treated for using the substance this week. Dr. Frank LoVecchio, co-medical director at Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center in Arizona, told Lee Moran of the New York Daily News on Thursday that there were two patients who had used...

2013-09-18 23:25:17

In the eye, cataracts due to tamoxifen develop in about ten percent of patients taking the drug. Those taking tamoxifen should be getting regular eye exams from an ophthalmologist or optometrist. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Women’s Eye Health.org, formed in response to the troubling reality that 2/3 of the world’s population of blind and visually impaired persons are women, announced new information regarding tamoxifen side effects and the eye. What is tamoxifen? Tamoxifen...

2013-09-18 13:26:46

A team from the University of Rochester Medical Center has shown scientifically what many women report anecdotally: that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen is toxic to cells of the brain and central nervous system, producing mental fogginess similar to "chemo brain." However, in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers also report they've discovered an existing drug compound that appears to counteract or rescue brain cells from the adverse effects of the breast cancer drug. Corresponding...

2013-09-12 08:31:06

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that it will present new data from studies of marketed and pipeline products at the 17th ECCO - 38th ESMO - 32nd ESTRO European Cancer Congress happening Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 in Amsterdam. "Amgen's continued focus on growth through innovation is highlighted by the data that we are presenting at the European Cancer Congress this year," said Sean E. Harper, M.D., executive vice president of Research and...

2013-08-30 23:19:39

It is estimated that over 100,000,000 Americans currently live with chronic pain or frequently recurring pain. That is why Medication Discount Card LLC is offering Tramadol Discount Cards. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 It is estimated that over 100,000,000 Americans currently live with chronic pain or frequently recurring pain. This can significantly impede productivity and quality of life, rendering sufferers unable to care for themselves or their children or to get and keep a job. It can...

2013-08-13 08:30:42

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While we all have "off" periods, those who suffer from Parkinson's--a progressive neurodegenerative disease--experience a different kind of off time. A significant fraction of those with the disease often wake up in a rigid or frozen state with impaired movement and/or inability to speak. This most often occurs on waking, when their last dose of levodopa + carbidopa ("L-dopa")--taken before bedtime--has long since worn off. Add to this that the...