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The societal problem of opioid addiction
Opioids are a family of pain medications chemically related to opium and heroin.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
City Drug Bust Uncovers Fentanyl
The looming threat of fentanyl - and its ability to give heroin a potent and even deadlier kick - has hit local streets.
The Motley Fool
Has Insys Run Too Far Too Fast?
The company, which gets most of its sales from breakthrough pain treatment Subsys, has soared more than 700% in the past year.
Medical examiner has warning for heroin usersMedical examiner has...
The Cuyahoga County medical examiner has issued a warning for heroin useres: he is seeing cases in which fentanyl is substituted for heroin with deadly consequences.
Depomed To Present At The 26th Annual ROTH Conference On Monday, March 10, 2014
A webcast of the presentation can be accessed via the Investor Relations page of the Depomed website at www.depomed.com .
Three face trafficking, possession charges
Two men and a woman, all in their 20s, are facing a series of drug trafficking and possession charges, Greater Sudbury Police said in a release Wednesday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Down East EMS February 2014 Report
Down East EMS ran nearly 150 calls in February 2014. A majority were emergency calls with the remainder being transfers.
Corium plans $50M IPO for wearable drug delivery systems
Corium International plans to raise up to $50 million in an IPO to help with its efforts to develop patches used in drug delivery.
Insys Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2013 Results
Fourth quarter 2013 highlights include: Revenues from Subsys were $39.2 million, up 719% over fourth quarter of 2012 levels and up 38% as compared with $28.4 million in the third quarter of 2013; Net income of $24.1 million, or $1.01 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $7.1 million, or per basic and diluted share, for the fourth quarter of ... (more)
The Report Card
Got an idea that makes the grade? Send it to JBuchanan@CITIZEN-TIMES.com F to the rise of a new drug scourge.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Galena Biopharma Launches Galena Patient Services
Galena Biopharma , a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing innovative, targeted oncology treatments that address major unmet medical needs to advance cancer care, today announced the launch of Galena Patient Services , a full-service support program designed to enhance patient access to commercial products offered by the Company.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Lexington officials continue seeing disturbing trends with heroin use, overdoses
Emergency crews from the Lexington Division of Fire responded to four calls last month about individuals who overdosed on heroin.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
New synthetic drug linked to NC deaths
Local law enforcement offices have been warned to be on the lookout for a new type of synthetic drug that has been linked to three deaths in North Carolina, one of them in a neighboring county.
Medical News Today
Light-sensitive switches turn pain off and sight on
Photoreactive compounds developed by LMU scientists directly modulate nerve-cell function, and open new routes to the treatment of neurological diseases, including chronic pain and certain types of visual impairment.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Northwestern DA: Deadly fentanyl-laced heroin is expected, but has...
We need to have a culture of treatment on demand versus a culture of prison on demand.
The Northern Echo
Toxic reaction to prescription painkiller causes death of Stanhope mum-of-two, an inquest heard
CONCERNS were raised about the care of patients on medication for chronic pain at an inquest into the death of a mother-of-two today .
BioDelivery Sciences to Present at the Cowen and Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference
The presentation is scheduled for BDSI submitted a New Drug Application for BUNAVAIL for the treatment of opioid dependence, and based on timelines established by the Prescription Drug User Fee Act , the review of the BUNAVAIL NDA is expected to be completed by Additionally, Dr. Sirgo will provide an update on the progress made by BDSI and its ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Drug Awareness of the Month: Prescription Drug misuse
There's a growing list of prescription drugs that kids loot from medicine cabinets to get high.
Worcester Reports 37 Suspected Drug Overdose Deaths in 2014
One in 200 Worcester County residents checked into substance abuse treatment for an injected drug addiction in the latest year that data was available - and the number is on the rise according to local treatment providers.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Depomed, Inc. Reports Preliminary Q4 2013 And Full Year Financial Information
Healthcare Conference. , for the fourth quarter of 2013. License and other revenue and royalty revenue do not include any revenues related to Depomed's sale of its Type 2 diabetes royalty and milestone interests to PDL BioPharma, Inc. as Depomed expects to report such revenue as a separate line item in its financial statements.