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2014-10-24 16:25:39

Today's series covers Dr. Melvin Gurney - Impaired-At-Work Physician Ingested An Average Of 10,000 Pills Per Year SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2008, two of Dr. Gurney's employees reported that he was ordering large quantities of multiple controlled substances, on a regular basis, that were not used for patient care. They also reported that Dr. Gurney was practicing "all the time" while under the influence. The Medical Board reported that one of his...

2014-10-14 08:33:10

Robust Clinical Development Programs Across Sellas' Portfolio of Drugs and Biologics ZUG, Switzerland and NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SELLAS Life Sciences Group (SELLAS), a Swiss-based development-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has signed a definitive master service agreement with Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), a leading global contract research organization (CRO), to advance and expand clinical and regulatory development across...

2014-09-30 08:32:25

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Diagnostics, a leading national provider of drug testing, medication monitoring, and actionable clinical information, now offers a new laboratory?based urine test for the detection of commonly prescribed Z?Drugs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/NE57628LOGO "Z?Drugs" are a class of non?benzodiazepine medications prescribed mainly for the treatment of insomnia. Included in this group are zolpidem (Ambien®),...

2014-04-09 23:30:35

Passages Malibu issues statement on new research published in the UK. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On March 19th, the British Medical Journal published a study that examined the use of sedatives and anti-anxiety medication and their impact on overall health and mortality rates. The 7-year study looked at more than 34,000 patients in the United Kingdom who were prescribed pharmaceuticals like Xanax, Valium, and Klonopin. Patients prescribed anti-anxiety medication and sleeping pills...

2013-11-20 17:41:50

Pattern of brain activity points to possible neural circuit switched on by drug and may identify other patients who could respond George Melendez has been called a medical miracle. After a near drowning deprived his brain of oxygen, Melendez remained in a fitful, minimally conscious state until his mother, in 2002, decided to give him the sleep aid drug Ambien to quiet his moaning and writhing. The next thing she knew, her son was quietly looking at her and trying to talk. He has been...

Ambien Heightens Recollection Of Bad Memories
2013-06-16 04:45:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once asleep, we all experience five different stages in our sleep cycle. That being said, one would be hard pressed to find anyone who is familiar with any of the cycles besides REM sleep, or rapid eye movement sleep, which is typically characterized by quick and random movements of the eyes combined with muscle paralysis. During REM, neural activity in the brain intensifies showing a similarity to the activity associated with...

2013-05-30 23:29:20

Ambien Addiction Treatment and Drug Rehab Offered by Recovery Associates, Helping People Discover Better Life Choices WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Recovery Associates, through its multiple therapeutic tracks, is starting to place an emphasis upon Ambien addiction treatment, helping men and women break away from using this sometimes potent drug. According to the National Coalition against Drug Abuse, Ambien is a brand name of the drug zolpidem. It´s commonly used as a...

FDA Review Staff Look Into Efficacy Of High Dose Sleep Drug
2013-05-21 09:09:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An experimental insomnia drug from Merck & Co has been shown to be effective, but reviewers with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are questioning the drug´s dosage levels. The comments, posted on the agency´s website Monday, come ahead of a meeting of external medical experts which will advise on whether the drug, called suvorexant, should be approved or not. The FDA review staff found limited association of...

2013-05-14 23:31:32

Emergency room visits attributed to sleep aids have increased nearly 220% in recent years, and treatment providers are trying to find solutions to address this growing problem. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 According to a recent article in USA Today, the number of emergency room visits attributed to sleep-inducing drugs (particularly Zolpidem, the active ingredient in Ambien) has risen drastically in both numerical scope and severity. According to a report by the Substance Abuse and...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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