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2014-03-09 23:03:16

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent statement from Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Kerlikowske issued a statement urging more local police and fire departments to equip officers with naloxone, a drug used to reverse the effects of heroin overdoses. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Aid in Recovery, full service drug and alcohol rehabilitation center servicing South Florida, released a statement today commenting on...

2014-03-07 23:25:22

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The prescription drug safety center DrugNews.net is announcing updated information on the site for patients taking testosterone replacement therapies, or “low-T” drugs. A new study concludes the current testing methods may result in inaccurate prescription levels of the drugs*. The report...

2014-03-07 12:25:21

In Addition, Company Also Wins Runner-Up In Best Packaging Award For New ActiPatch® Therapy Box FREDERICK, Md., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced consumer medical devices won citations in two award categories from the OTC Bulletin, the leading global trade publication for over-the-counter healthcare products. The Smart Insole(TM) Heel Pain Therapy product was highly commended as the "Most Innovative New OTC Product...

2014-03-06 12:27:02

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNI BioTech, Inc. (OTC: TNIB) announced today that it has formed a new subsidiary, Cytocom, Inc., for the purpose of developing Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) and Met-enkephalin (MENK). TNI BioTech has spent the last year developing a manufacturing and distribution network for sale of LDN into emerging nations and has had discussions with the FDA and EMA to begin clinical trials in the United States. The Company has considered whether to...

Physicians A Leading Source For Opioid Drug Abuse
2014-03-04 10:11:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that most people who abuse prescription painkillers get their fix from friends and family, while those who chronically abuse the addictive opioids most likely get the drugs from their own doctor. Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, the new study emphasizes the need for mitigation efforts that target...

2014-02-28 12:23:43

DUBLIN, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4lmkfc/ursodeoxycholic) has announced the addition of the "Ursodeoxycholic Acid (CAS 128-13-2) Market Research Report " [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4lmkfc/ursodeoxycholic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ursodeoxycholic Acid (CAS 128-13-2) Market Research Report presents comprehensive...

2014-02-27 08:30:03

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medications dispensed through a physician's office are often repackaged and priced as much as 60 to 300 percent higher than an identical drug dispensed at a pharmacy to workers receiving treatment due to on-the-job injuries. Today, Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) announced the launch of a new Physician-Dispensed Medication Solution to provide workers' compensation payers visibility into their true total pharmacy costs and help reduce costs...

2014-02-27 04:20:55

ZURICH, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drug Tracking Simplified Sanovation AG has released the new medical app TrackMyMeds [http://www.sanovation.com/TrackMyMeds ]. With TrackMyMeds patients can scan their meds, set up intake or application alerts to ensure regular drug intake and track the personal medication history. It serves as a medication memory; helping not to forget taking the meds, remembering the name of a drug or recalling the precise dosage when talking...

2014-02-26 20:22:18

DUBLIN, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h27svw/flatrate) has announced the addition of the "Flat-Rate Subscription to In-Depth Publishing Reports on Oncology, Biosimilars, Antibodies, Proteins and Vaccines" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h27svw/flatrate ] subscription to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Subscription to this product...

2014-02-24 23:29:05

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will hear what steps two leading insurer-owned PBM units are taking to address the expensive and dangerous problem of opioid overuse and abuse among their member populations. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Deaths related to drug overdose, including those involving prescription drugs like opioid analgesics, have steadily risen over the last 11 years, reports the CDC. Beyond the death rate, health care costs...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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