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2014-09-22 23:10:38

There are various schools of thought currently in vogue within the medical, scientific and chemical dependency communities regarding whether a person is biochemically or genetically predisposed to alcoholism or addiction; with one school of thought advocating the “disease concept” of addiction. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Disease Theory of Addiction The school of thought which advocates addiction as a disease embraces the notion that it is an inherited disease;...

2014-09-22 14:14:40

Methadone has been used to treat opiate addiction in America for about 50 years, since Dr. Vincent Dole of New York’s Rockefeller University first discovered that the drug was able to relieve opiate withdrawal symptoms and allow addicts to return to their normal lives. Although numerous studies support the safety and efficacy of methadone maintenance for the treatment of opiate addiction, myths about methadone continue to thrive. If you or someone close to you is struggling with opiate...

2014-09-18 08:30:35

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept.18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) today provided an update on the commercial activities related to ADASUVE(®) inhalation powder, pre-dispensed (Staccato(®) loxapine) in the European Union (EU). Grupo Ferrer Internacional, S.A. (Ferrer) is Alexza's commercial partner for ADASUVE in the European Union, Latin America and the CIS countries (the Ferrer Territory). Ferrer has distribution agreements with AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals...

2014-09-17 23:01:38

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is highlighting a member of the therapeutic care team that is making a profound difference in the lives of addicts across the country and around the world: dogs. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and...

2014-09-17 08:29:54

Data shows recent plateau and drop in therapy utilization, but experts suggest new surge upon pending approval of new regimens WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis done by the CVS Health Research Institute provides insights regarding patients taking Sovaldi® (sofosbuvir), a new and expensive treatment for Hepatitis C introduced in December. The data shows that over the last several months (May through August 2014) there has been a plateau and actual...

2014-09-16 08:29:10

Respected physician specializes in helping patients with Lyme disease, cancer, autoimmunity and environmental toxicity SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amitabha Medical Clinic, a widely respected healing center and integrative health care facility in Santa Rosa, welcomes Dr. Nafysa Parpia to its team. Dr. Parpia is an accomplished medical professional focusing on patients with Lyme disease, autoimmunity issues, cancer and environmental toxicity. She has extensive experience...

2014-09-15 16:28:24

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myMatrixx has extended its contract with its Medical Director, Dr. Steven Stanos with an expanded role that includes direct involvement in the myMatrixx clinical pharmacy program. Dr. Stanos, a nationally recognized physiatrist and pain management specialist, published author, and frequent speaker on topics related to rehabilitation and workers' compensation, is Board Certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine by...

2014-09-11 23:13:37

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is highlighting 7 effective non-drug ways to cope with stress that were suggested by members of its Twitter community. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by...

Eating Is Addictive: Study
2014-09-11 03:53:37

University of Edinburgh People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, research suggests. An international team of scientists has found no strong evidence for people being addicted to the chemical substances in certain foods. The brain does not respond to nutrients in the same way as it does to addictive drugs such as heroin or cocaine, the researchers say. Instead, people can develop a psychological...

2014-09-11 08:28:52

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage" or "the Company") (OTC: PTGEF, Canadian Securities Exchange: PBT.U), announces that it intends to conduct a Private Placement to raise up to US$ 2 million for funding its preclinical development activities and financial commitments to Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Limited, ("Biohaven"). The Company is proposing to complete a non-brokered offering of up to 20 million common shares at a price of US$0.10...


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omphalos
  • 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.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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