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2014-05-15 08:31:44

MedVantx MedStart Retail Connect(TM) Expands Immediate Delivery Modality for Initial Generic Medications at the Point of Care to Now Provide Extended Medication Access and Cost Savings through National Network of Over 64,000 Retail Pharmacies across U.S. SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., a leading provider of point-of-care medication adherence and direct-to-patient consumer engagement programs, today announced the Company's MedStart Retail Connect(TM) program....

2014-05-13 08:31:13

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: PVCT) is a development stage biopharmaceutical company that is primarily engaged in developing oncology and dermatology therapies through its two predominant drug candidates, PV-10 and PH-10. The company is working to develop PV-10 for the treatment of several life-threatening cancers, including metastatic melanoma, liver cancer (also known as Hepatocellular carcinoma, or HCC), and breast cancer....

2014-05-12 23:03:52

While the industry will exhibit growth, due to rising demand for cough and cold medication from immunosuppressed individuals, such as the elderly population, the industry will contend with rising external competition from private-label products sold in drug stores. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Cough and Cold Medicine Manufacturing OTC industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Cough and cold...

2014-05-10 23:01:11

Healthcare reform will allow more people to have health insurance, resulting in more prescription drug sales in place of over-the-counter medication. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Cough & Cold Medicine Manufacturing OTC industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Cough and cold medicine manufacturers have benefited from consumers purchasing over-the-counter (OTC) medications as a form of...

2014-05-08 00:20:35

New report from AAA Foundation reveals increase in driving years, habits and medication use. WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, older Americans are extending their time behind the wheel compared to previous generations. For example, 84 percent of Americans 65 and older held a driver's license in 2010 compared to barely half in the early 1970s. Today, one in six drivers on U.S. roads are ages 65 and older...

2014-05-07 23:15:03

Passages Malibu CEO issues statement on newly published research. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 On April 8th, The British Medical Journal published the results of a study that revealed a previously undocumented connection to individuals taking prescription-strength pain medication and the development of an irregular heartbeat. The study noted that those particularly at risk were middle-aged and older. NSAID use (short for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), was monitored in over...

2014-05-06 12:26:53

Georgia Prevention Initiative Awareness Campaign ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2012, "Overdose deaths involving prescription opioid analgesics, which are medications used to treat pain, have increased to almost 17,000 deaths a year in the United States." That is the equivalent of a large jumbo jet full of people disappearing every week for one year! The Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention...

2014-05-06 08:33:54

DUBLIN, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3n2v6/otc) has announced the addition of the "OTC Pharmaceuticals Market in Latin America 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the OTC Pharmaceuticals Market in Latin America market to grow at a CAGR of 14.54 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing...

2014-05-01 23:07:07

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has proposed new and revised standards for organic impurities in drug substances and drug products—one of the critical quality attributes that has the potential to affect drug safety and efficacy. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has proposed new and revised standards for organic impurities in drug substances and drug products—one of the critical quality attributes that has the potential to affect drug...

2014-05-01 16:33:40

In the news release, New Market Impact Study on Prescription Requirement for Pseudoephedrine Underscores Call for Alternative Solutions, issued 01-May-2014 by Consumer Healthcare Products Association over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the content has been updated. The complete, corrected release follows: New Market Impact Study on Prescription Requirement for Pseudoephedrine Underscores Call for Alternative Solutions Avalere Health Determines Prescription Legislation Will...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.