Steve Duffy

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Teens Given Opioid Rx After Surgery More Likely to Be Persistent Users

By Sep 15, 2017

Results showed that new persistent opioid use, defined as continued opioid prescription fills between 90 and 180 days after the index surgical procedure, were 4.8% compared to 0.1% in the non-procedure control group.

Investigational Skin Patch Delivers Fat-Burning Drug to Targeted Areas

By Sep 15, 2017

The patches mechanism of action turns white adipose tissue into brown adipose tissue, white tissue is known to store fat while brown tissue is known to burn fat to produce heat.

Aliqopa Approved for Relapsed Follicular Lymphoma

By Sep 14, 2017

Results from the trial showed that 59% of patients had a complete or partial response for a median 12.2 months.

First Biosimilar For Cancer Treatment Approved

By Sep 14, 2017

The approval was based on evidence from animal study data, human pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics data, and clinical immunogenicity data which demonstrated Mvasi is a biosimilar to Avastin.

Do Pets in the Bedroom Impact Sleep Quality?

By Sep 12, 2017

When data was stratified for dogs who slept their pet-owner's bed and dogs who just slept in the room human sleep efficiency decreased to 80.1%±7.2%, while efficiency for the dog increased from 83.3%±19.8% to 85.4%±12.1% (P=0.003).

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