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2011-12-10 02:16:36

Terrorist attacks with chemical weapons are a real possibility, according to a study that appears in the online open access journal, published by SAGE. Thanks to their extensive knowledge of toxic agents, and how to treat those who have been exposed, pharmacists are an invaluable resource in the event of an actual or potential chemical weapons attack. Chemical weapons act on their victims through a number of mechanisms. They include nerve agents, chemicals that cause blistering...

Lasting Happiness Found With Hallucinogen Use?
2011-09-29 11:24:00

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine studying psilocybin, the mind-altering chemical in “magic mushrooms,” found that the chemical may actually alter people´s personalities for a long period of time, ABC News is reporting. The study involved one high dose of psilocybin administered to 51 adult study participants and found that 30 of them underwent measurable personality changes lasting more than a year. The aspect of personality that changed is...

2011-08-31 07:00:00

VELscope Vx oral screening device has received CE Mark approval. Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 LED Dental Inc announced that its VELscope Vx oral health screening device has received CE Mark approval. The VELscope Vx is the latest generation of an adjunctive screening device that is used in conjunction with the traditional head and neck exam to help locate and identify abnormal tissue that may not be visible to the naked eye, including oral cancer and premalignant dysplasia. The...

2011-08-16 08:00:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, announced today that the Company has been awarded a $5.7 million contract under a Department of Defense (DoD) Broad Agency Announcement for studies directed at the development of an advanced expression system for the bioproduction of its nerve agent medical countermeasure program. rBChE is a recombinant form of a...

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2011-06-16 11:00:00

The hallucinogen found in "magic mushrooms" could be used to treat a variety of psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety and addiction, according to researchers working on a new study. The scientists, working at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have figured out the dose levels of the "sacred mushroom" chemical capable of yielding positive experiences, while minimizing the chance of negative reactions like those found in volunteers of the study, who were under constant,...

2011-06-13 10:37:00

ELGIN, Ill., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer and testing data has proven that Simrit's E454 EPDM (ethylene-propylene rubber) O-ring sealing systems outperform competitive O-rings in critical commercial aircraft hydraulic systems. Manufactured to the highest possible quality and extensively tested, the phosphate ester fluid hydraulic sealing systems are expected to perform flawlessly for years in primary and secondary flight controls, and braking systems of commercial aircrafts....

2011-04-22 15:06:00

CRANBURY, N.J., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPHS), a leading specialty phosphates producer in North America, today announced that it will host a live conference call on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 10:00 am ET to discuss its first quarter 2011 results. The press release detailing first quarter results will be issued on Monday, May 2, 2011 after market close. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 888-679-8018 (U.S.) or 617-213-4845 (international)...

2011-03-04 13:00:00

CRANBURY, N.J., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPHS), a leading North American specialty phosphates producer, today announced that Randy Gress, Chief Executive Officer, will address the 2011 Sidoti Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum, in New York City on March 22, 2011. The event will not be webcast. Presentation slides will be available on the morning of March 22nd on the Innophos website, www.innophos.com, in the Investor Relations Events...

2011-01-26 12:00:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPHS), a leading specialty phosphates producer in North America, today announced that it will host a live conference call on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 10:00 am ET to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2010 results. The press release detailing fourth quarter and full year results will be issued on Monday, February 7, 2011 after market close. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 888-680-0893...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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