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2008-07-23 09:01:21

PT. RICHMOND, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that Glenn A. Oclassen, President & Chief Executive Officer, will present at the BMO Capital Markets 2008 Focus on Healthcare Conference at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 11:45 AM Eastern Time. About Transcept Pharmaceuticals Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company deriving significant new patient benefits from...

2008-06-18 09:01:18

PT. RICHMOND, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that Glenn A. Oclassen, President & Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Jefferies 2nd Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 9:30 AM Eastern Time. The presentation will be available as a webcast at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/jeff26/transcept. About Transcept Pharmaceuticals Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company...

2007-10-30 21:00:26

A British woman who slipped into a coma six years ago after taking heroin is reportedly regaining consciousness after being given an Ambien-type drug. Amy Pickard of Hastings was given zolpidem, the drug marketed in the United States under the name Ambien, The Daily Mail reported. When she takes the pill, I see her face relax and the old sparkle return to her eyes, her mother, Thelma Pickard said. It's incredible. The young woman's case is described on The Waking Pill, a BBC documentary...

2006-08-14 07:50:00

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A free Viagra prescription or a no-cost trial of sleeping pills are examples of growing offers to U.S. consumers, but regulators and critics worry about the side effects of pitching medicines like selling soap. Drug makers say the coupons, rebates and similar promotions lower patient costs or provide the chance to try new medicines. Consumer groups, however, say they may draw people to risky drugs they may not need, without long-term savings. Coupons...

2006-08-13 09:25:00

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON -- A free Viagra prescription or a no-cost trial of sleeping pills are examples of growing offers to U.S. consumers, but regulators and critics worry about the side effects of pitching medicines like selling soap. Drug makers say the coupons, rebates and similar promotions lower patient costs or provide the chance to try new medicines. Consumer groups, however, say they may draw people to risky drugs they may not need, without long-term savings. Coupons "can...

2006-06-13 17:16:35

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a member of one of America's most famous political dynasties, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to driving under the influence of prescription drugs when he crashed his car near the U.S. Capitol last month. Kennedy, 38, a Rhode Island Democrat, is the son of Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy and a nephew of former President John F. Kennedy. He has publicly acknowledged a long struggle with drug dependency and bipolar...

2006-06-13 15:38:55

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a member of one of America's most famous political dynasties, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to driving under the influence of prescription drugs when he crashed his car near the U.S. Capitol last month. Kennedy, 38, a Rhode Island Democrat, is the son of Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy and a nephew of former President John F. Kennedy. He has publicly acknowledged a long struggle with drug dependency and bipolar...

2006-06-13 14:32:46

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a member of one of America's most famous political dynasties, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to driving under the influence of prescription drugs when he crashed his car near the U.S. Capitol last month. Kennedy, 38, a Rhode Island Democrat, is the son of Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy and a nephew of former President John F. Kennedy. He has publicly acknowledged a long struggle with drug dependency and bipolar...

2006-06-13 12:53:41

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a member of one of America's most famous political dynasties, was to plead guilty on Tuesday to driving under the influence of prescription drugs when he crashed his car near the U.S. Capitol last month. Kennedy, 38, a Rhode Island Democrat, is the son of Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy and a nephew of former President John Kennedy. He has publicly acknowledged a long struggle with drug dependency and bipolar disorder and was...

2006-06-13 14:24:20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a member of one of America's most famous political dynasties, was to plead guilty on Tuesday to driving under the influence of prescription drugs when he crashed his car near the U.S. Capitol last month. Kennedy, 38, a Rhode Island Democrat, is the son of Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy and a nephew of former President John Kennedy. He has publicly acknowledged a long struggle with drug dependency and bipolar disorder and was...