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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®,...

2014-02-14 16:25:26

Data Show Rapid Onset of Action Combined with Strong Preference for eNT's Device Versus Smoking CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-Nicotine Technology (eNT) announced details from its initial clinical trial that were presented last week at the 20(th) Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco in Seattle, WA. The data were part of a presentation entitled "Achieving Rapid Smoking Urge Relief and Nicotine Pharmacokinetics Through the...

2014-02-13 04:20:48

Pierre Fabre are thus reinforcing their oncology portfolio which already enjoys a combination of chemotherapies, monoclonal antibodies and immuno-conjugates assets at various development phases CASTRES, France and BANGALORE, India, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pierre Fabre, the third largest French pharmaceutical company, and Aurigene, a leading biotech company based in India, today announced that the two companies have entered into a collaborative license, development and...

2014-02-11 08:32:10

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 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 it will present results of preclinical and Phase II clinical studies of Cynviloq(TM) in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer at the Beaujon International Conference: Cutting Edge in Liver and Pancreatic Tumors in Paris, France on February 13, 2014. Highlights of the...

2014-02-07 13:27:10

A study compares mortality among hard drug users A new study analyses the risk factors and excess mortality among heroin and cocaine consumers admitted to treatment in Spain. The results reveal that the fatality rate among consumers of both drugs is 14.3 times higher than for the general population, while among those only using cocaine, it is 5.1 times higher. In Spain the majority of deaths related to cocaine are not correctly certified and therefore up until now very few studies have...

2014-01-27 13:40:43

Researchers from Warwick Medical School have discovered a critical point of failure in the microscopic transport system that operates inside every cell in the human body. The study, published today in Nature Communications, explains how this tiny 'railway' system is a key target for cancer drugs and, as such, how this new discovery reveals how better drugs might be made. The tracks of this so called 'railway' are tiny tubes, called microtubules, 1000 times thinner than a human hair. The...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.