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Kendle Senior Scientist Edward Sellers, MD, PhD, Named One of Nine 'Notable People in R&D'

... honors Dr. Sellers' pioneering work in human abuse liability studies CINCINNATI, March 26 ... selected based on his pioneering efforts in human abuse liability studies, assessment of abuse potential, risk mitigation, the measurement of ...

Netsmart University Announces Partner Referral Agreement With New York Association of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Providers

... State Association of Alcoholism and Substance abuse Providers (ASAP) for Netsmart University, the ... association for the largest system of substance abuse providers in the nation. The agreement to launch ... of New York that provide alcoholism and substance abuse prevention, treatment, research and training ...

Netsmart Technologies Selected by City and County of San Francisco to Provide Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Software System

... Using City and County Mental Health and Substance abuse Services GREAT RIVER, N.Y., Oct. 16 ... to approximately 22,000 clients and substance abuse services to approximately 14,000 clients ... all modalities of mental health and substance abuse treatment, those clients receive almost two ...

New Drug Application Submitted for Remoxy(TM) (ORADUR(TM)-Based Oxycodone)

... E. Brown, DVM, President and CEO of DURECT. "The abuse of pain medications is a widespread problem in ... We designed our ORADUR technology to enable the abuse resistant properties of drug candidates such as ... with the added benefit of being less prone to abuse than other controlled release dosage forms on the ...

IntelliPharmaCeutics Announces Successful Completion of a Pilot Clinical Trial for its Abuse and Alcohol Resistant Sustained Release Oxycodone

... patent applications for its novel ReXista(TM) abuse and alcohol resistant drug delivery technology. ... a novel dosage form, designed to be resistant to abuse by oral ingestion when crushed or chewed, ... nasal application when crushed or powdered. The abuse of this important pain relief drug has been well ...

Avitar Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Financial Results

... we are positioning our oral fluid, drugs of abuse product line, Oralscreen, to address the needs of ... vertical market where the incidence of drug abuse has reached as high as 20%, we are beginning ... includes the estimated $1.5 billion drugs-of- abuse testing market, which encompasses the corporate ...

Highlands Behavioral Health Hospital Unveils New Substance Abuse Detox Program

... Customized program offers substance abuse treatment for teens and adults HIGHLANDS RANCH, ... mental health and dual diagnosis (substance abuse and mental illness). Teen suicide rates ... services. "We find that substance abuse is a major factor in the majority of ...

Cephalon Submits Supplemental New Drug Application for FENTORA

... and a Schedule II controlled substance, with an abuse liability similar to other opioid analgesics. ... is concerned about an increased risk of misuse, abuse or diversion. Schedule II opioid substances which ... and methadone have the highest potential for abuse and risk of fatal overdose due to respiratory ...

Netsmart Technologies Customer in Pennsylvania Recognized for Achieving Data Benchmarking Milestones

... Office of Mental Health and Substance abuse Services, Department of Public Welfare. "This ... quality of mental health and substance abuse treatment services to the citizens of the ... health agencies, mental health and substance abuse clinics, psychiatric hospitals, and managed care ...

Cephalon Reinforces Important Prescribing and Dosing Information for FENTORA

... and a Schedule II controlled substance, with an abuse liability similar to other opioid analgesics. ... is concerned about an increased risk of misuse, abuse or diversion. Schedule II opioid substances which ... and methadone have the highest potential for abuse and risk of fatal overdose due to respiratory ...

Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain

... and a Schedule II controlled substance, with an abuse liability similar to other opioid analgesics. ... is concerned about an increased risk of misuse, abuse or diversion. Schedule II opioid substances which ... and methadone have the highest potential for abuse and risk of fatal overdose due to respiratory ...

Inverness Medical Innovations - Concateno plc, Further Announcement Regarding UK Takeover Code Share Dealing Disclosure Requirements.

... -- In connection with its proposed acquisition of London based, drugs of abuse testing company Concateno plc, announced on June 5 2009, Inverness Medical ... efforts, focus on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, drugs of abuse and women's health. Inverness is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. ...

Vista Partners Updates Coverage; Maintains $3.20 Target Price

... and Rapid TOX Cup(R) products test for the presence or absence of drugs of abuse in urine, while OralStat(R) and Rapid STAT(TM) tests for the presence or absence of drugs of abuse in oral fluids. ABMC's Rapid Reader(R) is a compact, portable device that, ...

Par Pharmaceutical Receives Final Approval to Market Generic Marinol(R) CIII (Dronabinol) Capsules

... patients with cardiac disorders; patients with a history of substance abuse (including alcohol abuse or dependence); patients with mania, depression, or schizophrenia (along ...

Kendle Expands Global Clinical Pharmacology Capabilities with Acquisition of DecisionLine Clinical Research Corporation

... drugs, and is recognized worldwide as a leader in the conduct of human abuse liability studies and the assessment of abuse potential and risk mitigation. The company brings to Kendle extensive ...

Vista Partners Updates Coverage; Maintains $3.20 Target Price

... Rapid TOX Cup(TM) products test for the presence or absence of drugs of abuse in urine, while OralStat(R) and Rapid STAT(TM) tests for the presence or absence of drugs of abuse in oral fluids. ABMC's Rapid Reader(R) is a compact, portable device that, ...

Netsmart Technologies Extends Relationship with Manatee Glens for Enterprise Behavioral Health Software Solutions

... organizations, public health departments, mental health and substance abuse clinics, psychiatric hospitals, vital records offices and managed care ... Netsmart became the first behavioral healthcare, public health, substance abuse and methadone software and services provider to have a product ...

California IVF Experts Tap Ethics Committee for Guidance

... who requested sex selection for a girl because of a pattern of father-son abuse that occurred in his family. He was afraid that he might also become mentally ill some day and abuse a son. Established in 1983, the Reproductive Science Center of the ...

Diageo Sponsors Medical Society of the State of New York's Physicians Training Program

... by physicians can play a pivotal role in helping patients that abuse alcohol. "Diageo is proud to support the MSSNY brief intervention program ... Medical Society of the State of New York is committed to combating alcohol abuse and the health risks and societal harm it can potentially cause," said Dr. ...

Avitar's Notes Significance of New On-Site Oral Fluid Drug Testing Laws

... & CEO of Avitar. "Most employers know that workplace drug abuse is as bad if not worse than ever," continued Phildius. "The convenience of ... to use newer on-site oral fluid- based technology. "Drug and alcohol abuse remain a problem in Hawaii's workforce. The law will go a long way towards ...

Study Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Demonstrated Once-Daily Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptoms for Children at 13 Hours After Administration

... or hostility. Tell the doctor immediately if you or your child develops any of these conditions or symptoms while taking Vyvanse. abuse of amphetamines may lead to dependence. Misuse of amphetamine may cause sudden death and serious cardiovascular adverse events. These events have ...

Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders Reports Need for Increasing Awareness of Eating Disorders in Males

... Each boy has a team of professionals, who not only treat the eating disorder, but address co-occurring issues such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse and trauma. Since 1990, Remuda has provided care to nearly 9,000 patients with eating disorders. Ninety-five percent of Remuda's patients are ...

Study Showed VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Efficacy at 14 Hours After Administration in Adults with ADHD in an Adult Simulated Workplace Environment

... or hostility. Tell the doctor immediately if you or your child develops any of these conditions or symptoms while taking Vyvanse. abuse of amphetamines may lead to dependence. Misuse of amphetamine may cause sudden death and serious cardiovascular adverse events. These events have ...

Mylan Again Calls for an End to Authorized Generics During 180-Day Exclusivity Period

... information about the effects of settlements. Bresch commented: "When it comes to settlements, Congress need look no further than the use and abuse of authorized generics by brand manufacturers. The increase in the number of patent litigation settlements in recent years is directly related to the ...

FDA Approves Labeling Change for VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII to Include Supplementary Clinical Data Supporting Efficacy at 13 Hours Postdose in Children Aged 6 to 12 with ADHD

... or hostility. Tell the doctor immediately if you or your child develops any of these conditions or symptoms while taking Vyvanse. abuse of amphetamines may lead to dependence. Misuse of amphetamine may cause sudden death and serious cardiovascular adverse events. These events have ...

Phosphagenics Announces Completion of Transdermal Patch Prototypes

... within the membrane, whereas matrix patches contain drugs in a solid form. The matrix patch is ideally suited for opioids such as oxycodone where abuse is an issue, as this makes it difficult to extract out of the matrix. Oxycodone, a leading pain management drug, is currently administered ...

Shire and GlaxoSmithKline Enter Agreement to Co-promote VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII for the Treatment of Adults With ADHD

... or hostility. Tell the doctor immediately if you or your child develops any of these conditions or symptoms while taking VYVANSE. abuse of amphetamines may lead to dependence. Misuse of amphetamine may cause sudden death and serious cardiovascular adverse events. These events have ...

Inverness Medical Innovations Declares Dividend on its Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock

... global leading products and services, as well as its new product development efforts, focus on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, drugs of abuse and women's health. Inverness is headquartered in Waltham , Massachusetts . ...

Magellan to Receive Frost & Sullivan 2009 North American Product Innovation Award; Three-Minute LeadCare(R) II Test Identifies Children with Lead Poisoning

... an entire lifetime. Research shows a correlation between elevated blood-lead levels and lowered IQ, behavior and learning problems, increased drug abuse and crime, and adult health problems -- from dental decay and osteoporosis to cardiovascular disease, stroke, and even early cognitive deterioration ...

Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc. Biometrics Joins Forces with the University of Central Florida to Fight Diversion and Help Combat Prescription Narcotic Drug Abuse

... the use of biometrics, Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc. is taking an innovative approach to combat the ever growing problem of prescription drug abuse as well as using biometrics to prevent identity fraud which is currently used to circumvent prescription monitoring programs in 32 other states, and ...

Addiction Treatment Finds Success Treating Brain Deficiencies through the Belly

... and depressed." The standard intensive, eight week program includes laboratory testing and infusions, as well as supplements, substance abuse counseling, nutritional education, physical training and spiritual enhancement. "This ensures a comprehensive, complete treatment approach and ...

Psychemedics Corporation Announces 2008 Year End Results

... we are pleased to declare our 50th consecutive quarterly dividend." Psychemedics is the world's largest provider of hair testing for drugs of abuse with thousands of corporations relying on the patented Psychemedics drug testing services. Psychemedics' clients include over 10% of the Fortune ...

Alere Offers Single-Source Solution for Health Plans Seeking to In-Source Health Management Programs

... diagnostics, Inverness' products, as well as its new product development efforts, focus on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, drugs of abuse and women's health. Inverness is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. ...

DURECT Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... proprietary oral, transdermal and injectable depot delivery technologies enable new indications and superior clinical/commercial attributes such as abuse deterrence, improved convenience, compliance, efficacy and safety for small molecule and biologic drugs. For more information, please visit ...

Inverness Medical Innovations Announces Third Quarter 2008 Results

... diagnostics, Inverness' products, as well as its new product development efforts, focus on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, drugs of abuse and women's health. Inverness is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. and Subsidiaries ...

DURECT's Collaboration With Alpharma Clears HSR Review and Is Effective

... proprietary oral, transdermal and injectable depot delivery technologies enable new indications and superior clinical/commercial attributes such as abuse deterrence, improved convenience, compliance, efficacy and safety for small molecule and biologic drugs. For more information, please visit ...

Inverness Medical Innovations Schedules Conference Call for 10:00 a.m. ET October 29, 2008 to Discuss Third Quarter 2008 Results

... diagnostics, Inverness' products, as well as its new product development efforts, focus on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, drugs of abuse and women's health. Inverness is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. For additional information on Inverness Medical Innovations, please visit ...

Axial Biotech Appoints Retired Roche Diagnostics Executive to Board

... In this position, Lister was responsible for the U.S. Diabetes Monitoring, Insulin Pump and Point of Care Diagnostics, along with the Global Drugs of abuse Business Unit. He was a member of the Corporation's Management Group, which was responsible for setting policy and overseeing all U.S. diagnostic and ...

Cephalon Launches National Consumer Awareness Initiative on Appropriate Use of Prescription Opioid Medications

... appropriate patients," said Dr. Lesley Russell, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Cephalon. "Currently, 71 percent of people who abuse prescription pain medicines received them from a friend or family member, not through a doctor's prescription. The aim of this program is to heighten ...

Inverness Medical Innovations to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on September 22, 2008

... diagnostics, Inverness' products, as well as its new product development efforts, focus on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, drugs of abuse and women's health. Inverness is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. ...
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