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2014-06-25 23:02:43

Harbor Village Florida comments on The America Medical Association's 5 steps to battle prescription drug abuse. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 As reported by the Boston Globe (6/18), The American Medical Association proposes five ways policy and the public can together address the growing addiction to prescription drugs. First the AMA recommends a balanced, yet effective state policy that address prescription drug abuse from the doctor to the user. Second, “AMA urges that state licensing...

2014-06-25 20:22:03

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the registry operator of the new .pharmacy domain, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)), under a contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), will soon provide a means for identifying safe online pharmacies and resources. Under the Association's Registry Agreement, executed with ICANN on June 19, 2014, the new .pharmacy generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) will be...

2014-06-25 12:31:16

FREMONT, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zosano Pharma Corporation, a privately held pharmaceutical company developing products based on its novel transdermal delivery technology, today announced the election of Troy Wilson, Ph.D., J.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Wilson has more than 15 years of experience in the biotechnology industry and a proven track record of building highly successful biopharmaceutical companies. The appointment increases Zosano Pharma's board...

2014-06-25 12:29:27

OTTAWA, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Marcomm Systems Group Inc. (MSGI), the Industry Leader in Advanced Security and Control Systems, and CorCanna Group Inc. the Industry Leader in Consulting and Management Services have partnered together to offer complete turnkey solutions to medical marijuana producers in the global market. With the high volume of applications pending at Health Canada for licensed producers of medicinal marijuana there needs to be a team that has the expertise in what...

2014-06-25 12:29:22

Pharmacy-based providers implementing innovative approaches to encourage medication adherence to improve outcomes and lower costs WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an article published today in the Health Affairs blog, CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) chief medical and scientific officers and others commented on a missing piece in the current approach to accountable health care models. While reforms to the health care payment system are transforming incentives for health care...

2014-06-25 10:08:01

Molecular Biology and Evolution (Oxford University Press) News from Molecular Biology and Evolution Antibiotic resistance has become an increasing public health concern, with MRSA infections and last lines of antibiotic drug treatments having to be increasingly deployed in hospitals and clinics. In the advanced online edition of Molecular Biology and Evolution, Oz, et. al., utilized an experimental evolution approach to evolve 88 different E. coli populations against 22 antibiotics,...

2014-06-25 08:32:45

LUGANO, Switzerland, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group, the Company focused on building quality cancer care, announced today the appointment of Dr. Philip S. Schein, to the Board of Directors of its U.S. subsidiary, Helsinn Therapeutics Inc. ("HTU"), effective 8 May 2014. Dr. Philip Schein was the former Founder, Chairman and CEO of US Biosciences, Inc., and Chair of the Clinical Investigations Committee of the National Cancer Advisory Board. Dr. Schein has...

2014-06-24 23:03:03

New research report “Allergy Drugs Market Research (China)” drawn up by Asia Market Information & Development Co (AMID) is available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the Chinese allergy drugs production and demand are poised to follow an upward trend in the next five years. London, UK (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 At present, China is one of the biggest pharmaceuticals markets across the globe. Still, the country’s market is not yet mature and is considered to have a...

2014-06-24 12:28:52

New Bill Profits California Drugstore Lobby At Patients' Expense WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mail-service and specialty pharmacies will save California consumers, employers, unions, and government plans $1.8 billion on prescription drug costs in 2015, according to new research from Visante released by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). However, these savings are at risk because of new legislation (AB 2418) backed by the California drugstore lobby...

2014-06-24 00:20:38

BOSTON and SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global biotechnology industry rebounded strongly in 2013, with public companies achieving double-digit revenue growth and a sharp increase in funds raised. However, much of the industry's growth was driven by a relatively small group of commercial stage companies, increasing the urgency for the rest of the industry to achieve greater efficiency in their drug development efforts. These and other findings were released today in Beyond...


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