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2014-07-04 04:21:08

LONDON, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Second edition of Summit takes place alongside 1st PHARMATECH AFRICA Exhibition in Accra, Ghana, Sept. 10-12, 2014. PharmaAfrica is pleased to announce their new partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), a specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development, in producing the 2nd AFRICA PHARMACEUTICAL SUMMIT (APS), a conference that brings together executives from...

2014-07-03 16:23:17

Packaging leader launches solutions for safe patient transport of pharmaceuticals HOLLISTON, Mass., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cold Chain Technologies (CCT), the market leading global manufacturer of insulated packaging proudly announces the official launch of KoolTemp® GTS Carry Packs, a full line of patient transport solutions. GTS Carry Packs were developed to protect temperature sensitive drug products from thermal and physical damage during short-term transport or...

2014-07-03 12:39:55

Cleveland Clinic Analysis of clinical trials shows pipeline for therapeutics is small; 99.6 percent of drug attempts fail Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health have conducted the first-ever analysis of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease (AD), revealing an urgent need to increase the number of agents entering the AD drug development pipeline and progressing successfully towards new therapy treatments. The paper, "Alzheimer's Disease Drug Development...

2014-07-03 12:26:08

STOCKHOLM, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on orphan and niche products, is very pleased to announce that Mrs Ann-Tove Kongsnes, Mrs Hilde Furberg and Mr Olav Hellebo were elected as new members of its Board of Directors at the Company's recent shareholders' meeting held in Stockholm. At the same meeting, Ms Elisabeth Lindner stepped down from the Board. Ann-Tove Kongsnes (born 1967) is an Investment Director at Investinor,...

2014-07-03 12:26:00

Social Media propels clinical trial patient recruitment for full service CRO WCCT Global. COSTA MESA, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global (WCCTG), a full service contract research organization announced today that they have already achieved their 2014 goal to exceed 10,000 patient followers on Facebook and multiple other patient networks on other social media accounts. This achievement provides WCCTG a powerful network of patients to quickly enroll clinical...

2014-07-02 23:11:19

InSilico Medicine, Inc. announces today: after decades of theoretical research and animal experimentation, the industry, academia and the policy makers will discuss the possible avenues for translating the leading laboratory discoveries into clinical practice. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, CEO of InSilico Medicine, Inc. and Bhupinder Bhullar, PhD, the laboratory director of the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR) are co-organizing the...

2014-07-02 23:06:27

Making sure that your family’s medicines are properly handled and stored during the summer season is an important part of keeping everyone safe, healthy and happy. Here are some summer-time tips from the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) to help protect your medicines. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Fast Facts for Protecting Your Medicines This Summer Summer is the time for some serious fun in the sun. To keep your family members protected, bug sprays and SPF cover are probably...

2014-07-02 23:03:52

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Paralysis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014” to its store. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Paralysis. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Clinical trial report, “Paralysis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014″ provides data on the Paralysis clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Paralysis. It includes an overview of the...

2014-07-02 16:25:04

SEATTLE, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMC Biologics, Inc., a global leader in process development and contract manufacturing, today announced that it has entered in to a Commercial Supply Agreement with Portola Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company for the development of andexanet alfa, a potential first-in class Factor Xa inhibitor antidote in Phase 3 ANNEXA(TM) (Andexanet Alfa a Novel Antidote to the Anticoagulant Effects of fXA Inhibitors) studies. Andexanet alfa is...

2014-07-02 08:27:20

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that its subsidiary Forest Laboratories, LLC has successfully completed its acquisition of Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: FURX) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.1 billion, and up to approximately $360 million in a Contingent Value Right (CVR) that may be payable based on the status of eluxadoline, Furiex's lead product, as a controlled drug following approval. In connection with...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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