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2008-08-18 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The next time you consider popping a pill when you have trouble nodding off, it might be worth counting sheep instead. A senior psychiatrist at the Scripps Clinic Sleep Center in San Diego, Calif.

2008-08-08 21:00:22

Britain plans to outlaw two freely available chemicals that double as date-rape drugs, the country's domestic security and order office said.

2008-08-01 12:01:08

Handa Pharmaceuticals has confirmed that its abbreviated new drug application for quetiapine fumarate extended-release tablets, the generic version of AstraZeneca's Seroquel XR, has been accepted for filing by the FDA.

2008-07-30 18:00:54

SAN DIEGO, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008.

2008-07-28 15:00:22

By HELEN PUTTICK HEALTH CORRESPONDENT A SCOTTISH GP who prescribed sleeping tablets to a patient so she could end her life should be struck off, a panel of the General Medical Council was told yesterday.

2008-07-26 18:00:17

A GP who gave sleeping pills to an elderly patient so she could commit suicide said yesterday he "regretted the circumstances" which resulted in his censure by the General Medical Council.

2008-07-25 18:00:57

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced that it has received a not approvable letter from the U.S.

2008-07-25 12:00:27

By HELEN PUTTICK HEALTH CORRESPONDENT A GP who gave sleeping pills to an elderly patient so she could end her life was suspended for six months and may not return to his job.

2008-07-24 15:00:24

A DOCTOR who admitted prescribing sleeping tablets to enable a pensioner to end her life has been branded irresponsible.

2008-07-24 00:00:19

A GIFTED disabled boy died after doctors mistakenly gave him a "cocktail of drugs" forbidden by medical textbooks, an inquest heard.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.