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2011-02-07 05:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010 on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 after the close of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss results and highlights of the fourth quarter and full year 2010, as...

2011-01-13 14:55:04

Adults who take one of the world's most commonly prescribed sleep medications are significantly more at risk for nighttime falls and potential injury, according to a new study by the University of Colorado at Boulder. The study, which involved 25 healthy adults, showed 58 percent of the older adults and 27 percent of the young adults who took a hypnotic, sleep-inducing drug called zolpidem showed a significant loss of balance when awakened two hours after sleep. The findings are important...

2010-12-07 06:30:00

MIAMI and EVANSTON, Ill., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Naurex Inc., a clinical-stage company developing innovative treatments to address unmet needs in psychiatry and neurology, reported that data being presented today at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) further confirm that its lead antidepressant candidate GLYX-13 appears free of the behavioral impairment and abuse potential that have limited the clinical utility of other NMDA receptor...

2010-11-22 16:09:19

New study links high prevalence of insomnia and poor quality of life in software engineers Insomnia is bad news for software engineers' quality of life and deserves greater recognition and attention, according to new research by Sara Sarrafi Zadeh and Khyrunnisa Begum from the University of Mysore in India. Their work shows that poor sleep has a bearing on quality of life - affecting physical and mental health in particular - in this group with high levels of job-related stress. Their paper...

2010-11-17 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO and EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Naurex Inc., a company developing innovative treatments to address unmet needs in psychiatry and neurology, today reported that data presented at Neuroscience 2010 show that GLYX-13, its clinical-stage candidate for the treatment of depression, shares key mechanistic features associated with the antidepressant efficacy of the NMDA receptor antagonist ketamine.* Numerous studies have shown that ketamine has a markedly faster...

2010-11-16 10:39:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that first-line use of Bristol Myers-Squibb/Otsuka's Abilify has increased over the past year in newly-diagnosed patients from 4.1 percent patient share to 8.8 percent. According to Treatment Algorithms in Bipolar Disorder, uptake of Abilify in the first-line will continue among surveyed primary care physicians (PCPs):...

2010-11-08 14:54:26

When sleep doesn't come easily, some people turn to what they think is an easy solution "“ sleeping pills. But according to a Baylor College of Medicine sleep expert, sleep medications "“ whether prescription or over-the-counter "“ shouldn't be taken lightly. "All medications have side effects that need to be weighed whenever you take them," cautioned Dr. Phil Alapat, assistant professor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at BCM and medical director of the BCM...

2010-10-20 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today results from a Phase 1 clinical trial of APD916, a novel drug candidate discovered by Arena that targets the histamine H3 receptor for the treatment of narcolepsy with cataplexy. The randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled trial evaluated the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of 1 mg, 3 mg and 5 mg single doses of APD916. The trial evaluated 24 healthy volunteers...

2010-10-19 17:19:59

Procedural sedation and analgesia is an essential element of care for children requiring painful procedures in the emergency department. The practice of combining ketamine and propofol, two common medications used in emergency departments, has become more popular. However, until recently, it was unclear whether this practice was superior to the use of either agent alone, especially in children. Research led by Drs. Amit Shah, Gregory Mosdossy and Michael Rieder of the Schulich School of...

2010-10-19 05:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today announced that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010 on Thursday, October 28, 2010 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss the Company's third quarter results and current corporate developments. The dial-in number for the...


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