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2014-04-30 23:13:26

As pharmaceutical companies undertake new strategies designed to entice consumers, Novus Medical Detox advises the public to resist being swayed by clever marketing guises and rather to educate themselves on the risks of prescriptions drugs. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Millions of citizens have secured health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—that, coupled with the public’s growing distrust of drug companies, is forcing a radical transformation of...

2014-04-29 12:34:30

DUBLIN, Apr. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kmmjl6/pet_medications) has announced the addition of the "Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd Edition" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The market for pet medications in the U.S. is experiencing considerable activity. Longtime flea and tick leader Frontline (from Merial) is finally...

2014-04-25 23:07:39

Introducing RxArmory, a safe, convenient, and affordable method for securing prescription drugs in the home. Newtown, CT (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Prescription drug abuse is a public health crisis. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) states that the number one drug threat in the U.S. is not the major drug cartels – but our own pharmaceutical drug industry: Every eight minutes, a child is treated in the Emergency Department for a prescription drug or over the counter drug...

2014-04-25 23:01:52

Narconon Arrowhead is getting the message out about National Take-Back Day which is held to provide a safe solution to dispose of unused prescriptions. (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 April 26th, 2014 is National Take-Back Day. First established in late 2010 almost simultaneously by both a Drug Enforcement Administration event and Congress’ Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act, National Take-Back Day seeks to not only provide a safe way for individuals to dispose of their unused prescription...

2014-04-23 08:31:41

- Investigators to Present Clinical Trial Findings Evaluating Compounds in Multiple Tumor Types NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that data evaluating a number of investigational compounds in the company's oncology pipeline will be presented at the upcoming 50(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), May 30 - June 3, in Chicago. "Our clinical trial program underscores our commitment to developing innovative...

2014-04-22 23:07:25

AffordRx now provides discounts of 10%-75% on Epipens and other anti-allergy medications. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 More children than ever have been diagnosed with food sensitivities and other allergies. Furthermore, these allergies tend to be more severe than those seen in past generations. Wheat, corn, peanuts, gluten, lactose and chocolate are among the most prevalent food sensitivities, with over 50 million Americans suffering from an allergy to one or more of them. In some...

2014-04-22 12:27:06

Brazilian Public-Private Partnerships Drive Strong Growth in Biosimilars Pipeline, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the number of publically disclosed biosimilar development projects has increased by more than 40 percent in the last 12 months. The majority of these development projects are yet to enter clinical development, but the 20 percent annual increase in the number of biosimilars in...

2014-04-21 23:08:55

Cleaning out the physical body from years of substance abuse is clearly important before embarking upon a better way of life. For a free consultation, call 440-210-9907. PAINESVILLE, OH (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Painesville, OH Alcohol Drug Rehab is announcing that a new drug detoxification program is now part of its services in Painesville and other cities in the area. Many people are under the mindset that they can stop their chronic drug use any day they want to do so. They are right in...

Researchers Discover Biomarker Leading To Cancer Drug Resistance
2014-04-21 07:52:12

redOrbit staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have located a biomarker that they believe could help explain why many of the medications used to treat lung, breast and pancreatic cancers also promote drug resistance and ultimately cause tumors to form in patients. Writing in the April 20 online edition of Nature Cell Biology, the study authors report the discovery of a molecule known as CD61 that is...

2014-04-16 23:15:00

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent study regarding the frequency of overdoses among patients who refill painkiller prescriptions four times or more. According to the study, those who refilled their prescriptions four times or more were more likely to overdose than those who did not. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today commenting on a...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.