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2014-09-03 12:31:30

Session to Provide Solutions to the Healthcare Professionals Treating Mild-to-Moderate Pain LAS VEGAS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, the second day of PAINWeek 2014, from 12:00PM-1:30PM PT at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in the Gracia 4-8 Ballroom, McNeil will bring together pain medicine experts to help better educate physicians on the management of pain using OTC analgesia in clinical practice. The symposium will challenge healthcare professionals to think beyond...

2014-09-03 12:28:27

Facing Higher Costs, MCOs Will Push for Lower-Cost Treatments, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed managed care organizations (MCOs), psychiatrists and primary care physicians (PCPs) anticipate a significant increase in demand for drugs treating major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, owing to the expansion of Medicaid (in 24 states) and the availability of affordable...

2014-09-03 08:33:15

Sweden is latest country to grant marketing authorization ATLANTA, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that the Swedish Medical Products Agency has granted marketing authorization to ILUVIEN® for the treatment of vision impairment associated with chronic diabetic macular edema (DME)...

2014-09-02 16:26:02

A "Giveaway to the Drugstore Lobby" is Challenged in Federal Court WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), the national association representing America's pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), today filed a lawsuit in Iowa federal court challenging a sweeping new Iowa law that restricts tools used by PBMs to lower prescription drug costs for the state's employers and consumers. The law--HF 2297--forces PBMs to overpay for generic...

2014-09-02 12:28:35

NEW YORK CITY, New York, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Persistence Market Research(http://www.persistencemarketresearch.com) "Global Market Study on Clinical Trial Management System: Asia to Witness Highest Growth by 2019" the global clinical trial management system market was valued at USD 844.0 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14% from 2014 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 1,848.5 million in 2019. Browse the full Global Market Study...

2014-09-02 08:29:52

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug status to APD811 for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. "The FDA Office of Orphan Products Development (OOPD) evaluates scientific and clinical data submissions from sponsors to identify and designate drug candidates that could potentially treat rare diseases to help advance the evaluation and...

2014-09-02 08:27:17

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Australia" to its store. It identifies the key trends in the country's healthcare market and provides insights into its demographic, regulatory, and reimbursement landscape and healthcare infrastructure. DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Australian healthcare market is a mature market driven by universal healthcare coverage and good access to facilities such as...

2014-09-01 12:23:29

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Markets for Generic Drugshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2009161/Global-Markets-for-Generic-Drugs.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide detailed market, technology and industry analyses to help readers quantify and qualify the market for prescription generic drugs. Important trends are identified and sales forecasts by product categories and major...

2014-08-29 23:03:07

A&A Packaging comments on the developing medical marijuana market in Chicago and how businesses are adjusting to new protocols. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to the Chicago Tribune, with Illinois State poised to begin accepting applications next month for medical marijuana, regulators, businesses, cultivators, and patients alike, are transitioning into accepting marijuana as a legalized medicine. New marijuana policies address where marijuana businesses and...

2014-08-29 23:01:38

Harbor Village Florida Comments On Peer Pressure Irrelevant in Prescription Drug Abuse for Young Adults USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to new research presented in a Science Daily article entitled Peers, But Not Peer Pressure, Key to Prescription Drug Misuse Among Young Adults (8/16), peer pressure should not be the primary focus for 18-29 year olds when it comes to prescription drug abuse. Researchers from Purdue University have found that the for this age group the real problem...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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