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2014-07-28 08:30:11

An Innovative Approach That Puts Clinicians in Charge MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), today announced that it has launched the Upsher-Smith Galaxy(TM), a new and growing suite of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) that offers people with epilepsy consistent, affordable and accessible therapies. The current Upsher-Smith Galaxy(TM) Portfolio includes seven frequently prescribed AEDs which represent more than one out of every three...

2014-07-18 23:01:32

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Epilepsy Therapeutics Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/epilepsy-therapeutics-market.html. (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Epilepsy is a group of long-term neurological disorders that is characterized by recurring seizures. These seizures are episodes that occur when group of nerve cells or neurons in brain sends...

2014-06-30 08:31:21

First Branded Product in CNS Portfolio Now Available MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), today announced that Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules is now available to patients in the United States. Qudexy(TM) XR is a once-daily, broad-spectrum antiepileptic drug specifically engineered to deliver a smooth pharmacokinetic (PK) profile. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in March 2014...

2014-04-24 23:17:14

Flood Law Group announced today that they are available to investigate the claims of parents of children who suffer from birth defects that are possibly linked to the prescription drug Depakote. Flood Law Group always conducts a thorough investigation of a claim before taking on a case. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Flood Law Group today announced that they are now available to investigate the claims of parents of children who suffered from birth defects possibly as a result of...

2014-03-12 12:29:03

Qudexy(TM) XR Offers Newest Option for Managing Certain Seizure Disorders and Marks the Company's Entrance into the Epilepsy Therapeutic Area MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), today announced it received approval on March 11, 2014 from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules, a once-daily, broad-spectrum antiepileptic drug specifically engineered to deliver a smooth...

2014-01-09 11:48:50

A new study finds that the epilepsy drug levetiracetam appears not to be associated with thinking, movement and language problems for preschool children born to mothers who took the drug during pregnancy, although the drug valproate was associated with some difficulties in preschoolers. The study is published in the January 8, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "These results are heartening, as the use of levetiracetam has increased...

2013-11-01 10:46:34

50 years after valproate was first discovered, research published today in the journal Neurobiology of Disease, reports how the drug works to block seizure progression. Valproate (variously labelled worldwide as Epilim, Depacon, Depakene, Depakote, Orlept, Episenta, Orfiril, and Convulex) is one of the world's most highly prescribed treatments for epilepsy. It was first discovered to be an effective treatment for epilepsy, by accident, in 1963 by a group of French scientists. In...

2013-10-28 23:27:09

On August 17, Bloomberg published that a federal court complaint was filed accusing Abbott Labs of racketeering in an effort to promote Depakote for unapproved uses. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Depakote side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website...

2013-10-22 23:30:57

Throughout June and August 2013, investors and health plans are going after Depakote manufacturer Abbott Laboratories with a lawsuit regarding its marketing practices. Connecticut law firm Trantolo & Trantolo, in response to this and other recent cases, is assisting with Depakote-related claims. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 On June 5, 2013, U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall in Chicago denied a request to dismiss a lawsuit from shareholders alleging Depakote manufacturer...

Mature Cells Revert Into Embryonic-like Stem Cells With Help From Physical Cues
2013-10-21 09:40:41

University of California - Berkeley Bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that physical cues can replace certain chemicals when nudging mature cells back to a pluripotent stage, capable of becoming any cell type in the body. The researchers grew fibroblasts cells taken from human skin and mouse ears on surfaces with parallel grooves measuring 10 micrometers wide and 3 micrometers high. After two weeks of culture in a special cocktail used to reprogram mature...


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