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2008-08-05 09:01:31

Vyteris, Inc. (OTC BB: VYTR), manufacturer of the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved active patch transdermal drug delivery system, announced an initiative to identify and target candidate drugs in the pain management field that could potentially be delivered using Vyteris' active patch transdermal system. "Our first successful FDA approval for our active patch transdermal system was for topical delivery of lidocaine, and we are now examining other drugs in pain...

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2008-01-08 11:30:00

Painful injections and blood draws may soon be a thing of the past. New polymerization technology may cause the sting of a needle piercing the skin to disappear. For years, biomedical engineers have made attempts to develop a way to deliver drugs intravenously without pain. Until now their closest creation has been a metal microneedle which tends to break upon impact with skin. Roger Narayan and his team of researchers at the University of North Carolina and Laser Zentrum Hanover have...

2007-10-18 06:00:11

By Sitruk-Ware, R Key words: POSTMENOPAUSE, HORMONAL THERAPY, ROUTES OF ADMINISTRATION, TIMING OF INITIATION, ESTRADIOL, PROGESTERONE, PROGESTINS, SUSTAINED-RELEASE SYSTEMS ABSTRACT Since the publication of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study followed by the results of the Million Women Study (MWS), the role of hormonal therapy in postmenopausal women has been further challenged. The risks attributed to hormone therapy have been overestimated and the data has been wrongly...

2005-11-29 08:10:00

CHICAGO -- Fatter rear ends are causing many drug injections to miss their mark, requiring longer needles to reach buttock muscle, researchers said on Monday. Standard-sized needles failed to reach the buttock muscle in 23 out of 25 women whose rears were examined after what was supposed to be an intramuscular injection of a drug. Two-thirds of the 50 patients in the study did not receive the full dosage of the drug, which instead lodged in the fat tissue of their buttocks, researchers from...

2005-11-28 13:50:00

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Fatter rear ends are causing many drug injections to miss their mark, requiring longer needles to reach buttock muscle, researchers said on Monday. Standard-sized needles failed to reach the buttock muscle in 23 out of 25 women whose rears were examined after what was supposed to be an intramuscular injection of a drug. Two-thirds of the 50 patients in the study did not receive the full dosage of the drug, which instead lodged in the fat tissue of their buttocks,...


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Intravenous Therapy
2013-04-30 13:16:16

Intravenous therapy, commonly known as IV therapy, is known as the administration of a liquid substance directly into a vein. It is also known as drip therapy, because most often the liquid is suspended above the IV site by an infusion pump, and runs through a drip chamber, which prevents air from entering the line. IVs are the preferred method of drug administration in hospital settings because they are the fastest known route of getting medication to the body. Intravenous therapy can also...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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