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2014-08-05 20:22:47

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)) welcomed domestic and international stakeholders last week for a meeting of the .Pharmacy Supporter Advisory Committee. The committee's guidance is an important part of operationalizing the new .pharmacy generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD). Members of the committee, which is composed of representatives of domestic and international regulatory agencies and patient...

2014-08-05 17:03:42

American College of Cardiology The polypill, a combination pill taken just once a day that includes key medications for secondary prevention of heart disease, may be an effective low-cost strategy to improve adherence to medication recommendations and reduce costs, according to researchers from Spain and New York, who reviewed research on the polypill. The review article, A Polypill Strategy to Improve Global Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention, was published online today in the...

2014-08-05 04:21:30

EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in four Americans admits that they have abused prescription drugs, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem. The National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified prescription drug abuse as a national epidemic affecting millions. Prescription drug abuse involves taking a drug for reasons other than the drug's intended usage or use...

2014-08-04 08:28:43

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a letter from the President of BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL) to shareholders: Dear BIEL Shareholders: BioElectronics Corporation's mission is to change the way people heal and relieve their pain. As the chart below, that clearly demonstrates that, we have done exactly that. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132705 Chronic pain sufferers in the United Kingdom said that ActiPatch reduced their pain by more...

2014-07-30 12:30:51

Step Edits Are the Most Likely Strategy to Drive Use of a Biosimilar Priced 30 Percent Less than the Reference Brand, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the majority of surveyed pharmacy and medical directors in the United States believe that the key drivers of biosimilar market penetration will be the level of savings achievable by their managed care organizations (MCOs) and the expected...

2014-07-30 08:32:35

Pharmacy transparency and optimization solution to help employees save on out-of-pocket pharmacy costs DENVER, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Medical Home Exchange, a Dallas, TX-based health information exchange IT company and RxREVU, Denver, CO-based prescription optimization company, announced a partnership to transform health engagement by delivering transparency to consumers around medication cost and quality. The partnership powers a new value-based prescription...

2014-07-29 23:07:36

MarketOptimizer.org adds “PharmaSphere Regulatory Frameworks and Product Pipelines in the Global Biosimilars Market” to its store. The report discusses the various regulatory frameworks under which biosimilars are currently reviewed and regulated. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 PharmaSphere: Regulatory Frameworks and Product Pipelines in the Global Biosimilars Market report is an essential source of information and analysis on the global biosimilars industry. Using detailed...

2014-07-28 23:05:57

As the federal government works on creating a solution that minimizes over-prescribing of prescription drugs, Novus works to support victims of drug abuse with comprehensive rehabilitation. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Termed by the Michigan Osteopathic Association as “a silent killer,” prescription drug abuse causes more fatal overdoses than heroin and cocaine combined, and takes more than 16,500 lives a year. (1) Those who are particularly vulnerable to succumbing to...

2014-07-24 23:09:16

Study finds 4 in 10 parents can’t properly dose liquid medications and new app OTCPlus by Ace innovation Group helps clear confusion at the Rx aisle. New research has found that many Americans become confused when dealing with over-the-counter medications, and thereby increase their odds of taking the wrong dosage. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 A study published in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics was conducted by Dr. Shonna Yin of NYU’s Langone Medical Center. She found...

2014-07-24 16:26:45

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene marked the success of the city-wide BigAppleRx prescription discount card program. BigAppleRx has surpassed more than $25 million in savings for New Yorkers since it was launched in May 2011. The BigAppleRx program aims to provide savings on prescription medications to anyone experiencing coverage gaps, including those who have no health insurance or high co-pays or deductibles...


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