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2014-04-15 08:30:49

Continued dialogue needed to make a tangible difference OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, reaffirmed her commitment to tackle the growing problem of prescription drug abuse head on. The Government of Canada will continue to work with groups like the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, different levels of government, doctors, pharmacists, First Nations representatives, law enforcement and addictions specialists to help combat...

2014-04-11 23:01:51

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Biosimilar And Follow-On Biologics Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report - http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/biosimilar-and-follow-on-biologics-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 There is a rising demand for low cost biological drugs. Commercial and regulatory developments are taking the follow-on biologics market to new...

2014-04-10 23:22:18

Paramount Rx is helping businesses assist their employees and customers in navigating the new health care landscape as prescription drug costs rise under the Affordable Care Act. Cary, NC (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Paramount Rx, a full-service prescription benefits manager focused on consumer-driven health care, is helping businesses assist their employees and customers in navigating the new health care landscape as prescription drug costs rise under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The rollout...

2014-04-10 16:24:19

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today after the Tennessee Senate passed SB 2021--legislation introduced by state Senator Mae Beavers (R-17) that would strengthen criminal penalties for individuals convicted of possessing or distributing methamphetamine. Senator Beavers' bill would increase the mandatory minimum sentences for all meth offenders. Individuals convicted of manufacturing meth...

2014-04-10 12:27:23

Increase driven by rising drug prices, increasing utilization and the continued impact of specialty medications WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today released its annual Insights report, which reviews drug trend and highlights key issues in pharmacy care. In 2013, prescription drug trend grew 3.8 percent compared to nearly flat growth (0.1 percent) in 2012. This growth was driven by significant price inflation for traditional brand drugs, specialty...

2014-04-10 12:26:46

Improved Overall Survival and Delayed Disease Progression are the Greatest Unmet Needs in this Population, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that interviewed oncologists are optimistic that emerging targeted therapies will offer efficacy advantages over current treatment options for metastatic gastric cancer. Physicians anticipate that Roche/Genentech/Chugai's Perjeta and...

2014-04-10 08:28:33

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qxfqmk/drug_delivery_in) has announced the addition of a new report "Drug Delivery in Cancer - Technologies, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qxfqmk/drug_delivery_in ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Drug delivery remains a challenge in management of cancer. Approximately 12.5...

2014-04-09 23:24:32

Calls for standardization of liquid dosing and labeling using mL and use of appropriate dosing devices to prevent harm from measurement errors and overdoses. Pediatric patients at particular risk as healthcare professionals often rely on liquid medications for treating young children. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 NCPDP, the not-for-profit pharmacy standards development organization, announced today the availability of a patient safety white paper that provides specific industry...

2014-04-09 23:23:34

The auto-injector is designed to allow quick administration when drug overdose first occurs. LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Family members and caregivers of individuals with opiate drug addiction problems heaved a sigh of relief earlier this month when the FDA announced it was issuing fast-track approval to Evzio (naloxone hydrochloride), an injectable medication that can be administered to someone who is known or suspected to have had an overdose of opioid drugs. The drug will be...

2014-04-09 23:02:52

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Biosimilars Market - Global And China Forecast, Share, Size, Growth And Industry Analysis 2010 - 2017" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/biosimilars-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Biosimilars or follow-on biologics are copies of biological drugs (biopharmaceuticals). Biosimilars provide significant cost saving to both the users and the industry, hence the adoption of...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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