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Auto-injectors Could Help Treat Prolonged Seizures
2012-02-16 11:41:02

New research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, finds that when a person is experiencing a prolonged seizure, quick medical intervention is critical, becoming harder to stop the seizure with each passing minute, placing the patient at risk of severe brain damage and death. It is for this reason that paramedics are trained to administer anticonvulsive medications as soon as possible -- typically giving them intravenously before arriving at the hospital. But according to...

2012-01-18 04:20:01

Tokyo, Jan 18, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co. Ltd announced today that it received approval from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) on January 18, 2012 to market Lunesta (eszopiclone), a product the company has been developing in Japan, as a treatment for insomnia.Lunesta, originally discovered and developed by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Sunovion"; formerly Sepracor Inc., "Sepracor"; a U.S. subsidiary of Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. Ltd), has been marketed in the...

2011-12-09 15:00:00

Thepanicattackstopper.com open their Insomnia symptoms check list page. This move has been welcomed by related websites. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Thepanicattackstopper.com has just opened their Insomnia symptoms check list page. People who feel like they are suffering with this condition at the moment will now be able to check onto the page and take things from there. According to Brian Johnson, the Director of sleep problems at Thepanicattackstopper.com...

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2011-11-24 12:18:16

On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved medication specifically designed for those who wake up in the middle of the night and can't fall back to sleep. Transcept Pharmaceuticals Intermezzo is a lower-dose formulation of Zolpidem, which was first approved in the U.S. in 1992 and is better known as Ambien. "This is the first time the FDA has approved a drug for this condition," theFDA said in a statement. "Intermezzo should only be used when a person has at...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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