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2014-06-13 23:00:52

Harbor Village Comments On The Alarming Rates of Prescription Pill Abuse Among Maryland High School Students Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 As reported by the Frederick News Post in the article 'Survey: Prescription Drug Use Reaches One in Four High-School Seniors in Frederick County' (6/12), a recent survey has made an alarming find about high school students in Frederick, Maryland. According to this survey, researchers have found that at least one in every four high...

2014-06-12 23:10:05

Hurricane season is here. What patients need to know about medication refills when a hurricane is threatening their area. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Being stranded without important daily medicine happens too often during natural disasters, even those that are anticipated. "Requiring more attention is the fact that measures are already in place by most insurance companies and pharmacies to make sure patients do not run out," says Dr. Scott Katzman of...

2014-06-11 23:11:20

Important sub-sector of medicine is critical in education. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 From refilling prescriptions to making sure two different medications do not interfere with one another, pharmacists play an important role in the lives of millions of Americans. However, from behind the counter it simply looks like the workers are simply filling medication containers and that is it. The truth is, these highly educated and trained professionals do much more than this, and understanding what...

2014-06-11 12:28:56

Marketing Strategies That Educate Payers and Prescribers on Key Benefits of New Drugs Will Maximize Rapid Formulary Inclusion, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that regimens based on Janssen's Velcade are the most commonly prescribed treatments for first-line multiple myeloma (MM), according to surveyed hematological oncologists from France, Germany, Italy and Spain. The exception is the United...

2014-06-09 14:39:26

Health Affairs Reducing Maternal Mortality In Zambia and Uganda. Margaret E. Kruk of Columbia University and co-authors assessed the effectiveness of Saving Mothers, Giving Life, a new global public-private partnership that aims to reduce maternal mortality in eight districts in Uganda and Zambia. They evaluated the first six to twelve months of the program's implementation, its ownership by national ministries of health, and its effects on health systems. According to the authors, early...

2014-06-09 12:26:41

Public Healthcare Systems in Brazil and Mexico Cover Targeted Therapies but with Indication-Specific Restrictions, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that targeted therapies such as MabThera (rituximab) for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and Velcade (bortezomib) for multiple myeloma (MM) enjoy extensive but incomplete coverage in Brazil and Mexico through complex mechanisms. To obtain reimbursement,...

2014-06-09 08:29:01

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coherus BioSciences, Inc. ("Coherus"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Vince R. Anicetti as Senior Vice President, Global Quality. Mr. Anicetti joins Coherus with more than 30 years of experience in quality and regulatory affairs at preeminent biotech companies. "Vince's breadth and depth of experience will be critical to delivering to patients high-quality biosimilars with robust consistency," said Denny Lanfear,...

2014-06-05 23:04:13

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the summer months are the most popular time for teenagers to experiment with marijuana. Narconon Arrowhead offers advice to parents to prevent this growing problem. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 In today’s world, children and teenagers deal with an almost constant stream of exposure to drugs. They hear about drugs on the playground, on the streets, in the movies, on the radio, in the news, on television, and even in the...

2014-06-04 08:33:48

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter submitted today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) urged Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to give serious consideration to the concerns of the rare disease community when setting policy regarding official names for biologics, including biosimilars. With over 7,000 rare diseases identified and 30 million Americans affected, the patient population represented by NORD is...

2014-06-03 23:17:51

This invention provides manufacturers with a tool to limit the total out-of-pocket co-payment that a patient must contribute for a particular prescription, regardless of the insurance company’s co-payment requirements. Cary, NC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 United States Patent No. 8,589,184 has been issued to Cary, NC-based TrialCard Incorporated for a “method of delivering goods and services via media.” This invention introduces a co-pay card wherein the card’s value at the point of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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