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2014-05-30 16:24:41

SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento) a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, today announced that Henry Ji, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Sorrento, will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference. The presentation will take place at 8:00 am EDT on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt, New York. A live webcast of the presentation can...

2014-05-29 10:42:58

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Oncologists now have a new understanding of the toxicity levels of specific chemotherapy regimens used for women with early stage breast cancer, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The retrospective study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, used large population-based data to compare the risk of hospitalization for six common chemotherapy regimens. Reasons for hospitalization included...

Children More Likely To Become Heavy Smokers If Their Parents Are Addicted To Smoking
2014-05-12 03:59:49

[ Watch The Video: Children Of Nicotine-Addicted Parents More Likely To Become Heavy Smokers ] Georgetown University Medical Center The more time a child is exposed to a parent addicted to smoking, the more likely the youth will not only take up cigarettes but also become a heavy smoker. So warns a team of researchers led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists in Pediatrics. The study, published online today, is among the first to take a prospective,...

2014-05-09 20:23:02

Supply of paclitaxel will not be disrupted for Canadian patients OTTAWA, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada today confirmed it has suspended the establishment licence of Biolyse Pharma Corporation's facility in St. Catharines, Ont., because of significant concerns with the manufacturing process discovered during a recent inspection. Injectable paclitaxel (6mg/ml), used in the treatment of certain lung and breast cancers, is currently the only drug produced at that facility....

2014-04-14 23:09:41

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Geriatric Medicine Development - Carving out New Opportunities to Treat Age-related Diseases" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NewYork (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 More than 50% of prescriptions is written for people aged 65 years and older. Many older people suffer from comorbid conditions and one in three takes at least five drugs or more on a daily basis. This significantly increases the risk of Adverse Drug...

2014-03-25 23:32:01

Passages Malibu CEO issues comments on the once prevalent street drug. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 According to a new study published on March 13th in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, a sharp drop was noted in the number of young people beginning the use of crack cocaine, over the last ten years. Stats show that in the US, roughly 200 young people begin using crack cocaine each day. In 2002, when survey data was first collected, the number of young people using crack for the first...

2014-03-19 16:23:55

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced today to having received regulatory and ethics approvals to initiate the first clinical study of an oral form of paclitaxel (Oraxol) in Dunedin Hospital in Otago, New Zealand. This is the first clinical study of Oraxol in New Zealand. Oraxol is also currently in clinical studies conducted in Korea and in the United States of America. Dr. Rudolf Kwan, Chief Medical Officer of Kinex stated "Kinex is...

2014-03-17 08:29:58

SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) reported that it has changed its corporate name and business to Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. in connection with its strategic collaboration and funding arrangement concluded with China-based Shanxi Taxus Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140317/LA83695LOGO The strategic collaboration is designed to support the commercial development of Generx(®) and...

Study Explores Cocaine And The Pleasure Principle
2014-03-05 15:10:12

Julie Cohen, University of California - Santa Barbara Researchers use animal models to demonstrate that the net result of cocaine use is a balance of both positive and negative effects On the other side of the cocaine high is the cocaine crash, and understanding how one follows the other can provide insight into the physiological effects of drug abuse. For decades, brain research has focused on the pleasurable effects of cocaine largely by studying the dopamine pathway. But this...

2014-03-03 08:32:55

SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) reported that it has entered into a strategic collaboration and funding arrangement with Shanxi Taxus Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., which is affiliated with Shenzhen Forntsea Taxus Industry Capital Management, to support the worldwide clinical and commercial development of Cardium's advanced regenerative medicine therapeutics products, including Generx® product candidate and Excellagen®,...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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