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2014-06-09 00:21:32

EPI-743 in phase 2B development for Leigh syndrome MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals today announced that the FDA has granted Orphan Drug status to vatiquinone for the treatment of Leigh syndrome. Vatiquinone is the International Nonproprietary Name (INN) for Edison's EPI-743. The INN is a unique international name issued by the World Health Organization, which is used to identify the active pharmacological ingredient in a drug. This is...

2014-06-06 23:01:39

TreatmentHelp helps debunk the claim that medication prescribed by a physician is always safer than illicit drugs. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Prescription drugs have started to gain the notoriety of illicit drugs, especially among teenagers and individuals to whom the drugs were not prescribed. Taking prescription drugs without the supervision of a physician can be extremely dangerous and life-threatening to overall health and well-being. Some of the most commonly abused...

2014-06-06 04:21:22

GENEVA, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the campaign's six-month anniversary, Fight the Fakes ( http://www.fightthefakes.org) is proud to announce eleven new partners, bringing the total number of member organizations to twenty-five. New partners, representing wholesalers, pharmacists, mobile app services, coalitions for consumer protection and generic pharmaceutical manufactures, join the campaign to speak up and spread the word about the devastating impact of fake...

2014-06-05 23:04:13

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the summer months are the most popular time for teenagers to experiment with marijuana. Narconon Arrowhead offers advice to parents to prevent this growing problem. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 In today’s world, children and teenagers deal with an almost constant stream of exposure to drugs. They hear about drugs on the playground, on the streets, in the movies, on the radio, in the news, on television, and even in the...

2014-06-05 16:27:35

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on "China Chemical Pharmaceutical Industry Report, 2013-2016" to its store. DALLAS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- China is a big producer of chemical APIs, capable of producing about 1,600 varieties of APIs. China ranks first worldwide in output of several bulk APIs including penicillins, vitamins and antipyretic analgesics, and holds a significant share of the featured APIs like statins, prils, sartans in the world. China produced 2.709...

2014-06-05 08:22:31

MUMBAI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical pharmaceutical consists mainly of chemical drug preparation and active pharmaceutical ingredient (API), and the gross margin of chemical drug preparation industry is generally higher than that of the API over the same period. In 2013, China chemical drug preparation industry and and China API industry recorded revenue of RMB 573.1 billion and RMB 382 billion, with gross margin of 35%-40% and 20%, respectively. China is a big...

2014-06-04 23:08:16

Xtalks presents a new webinar that will describe the applications and benefits of Translational Pharmaceutics and RapidFACT, illustrated by case studies and metrics from industry experts and users of RapidFACT. There will be two live broadcasts on Tuesday June 24, 2014, at 8am EDT / 1pm BST, and at 11am EDT / 4pm BST. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Featured speakers are John McDermott, Director of Drug Product Optimization at Quotient Clinical, and Magnus Ronn, Senior VP, CMC at...

2014-06-04 23:06:25

USP field testing has begun in Ghana for a new screening tool intended to help quickly detect counterfeit and poor quality medicines. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Field testing for a new screening tool intended to help quickly detect counterfeit and poor quality medicines has begun at the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention’s (USP) Center for Pharmaceutical Advancement and Training (CePAT), located in Ghana. The new screening device, called CD-3+, was launched by the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-06-04 23:05:47

Sessions to provide international perspectives and reveal new collaborative approaches. Washington (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The world’s foremost drug industry regulators will address urgent topics surrounding regulatory guidance, such as the challenges and future of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its international counterparts, at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting to be held at the San Diego Convention Center from June 15 to 19. “We are honored and excited to have the...

2014-06-04 08:33:52

Aprecia is the first and only company offering the proprietary ZipDose® product platform that leverages three-dimensional printing (3DP) to create fast-melt pharmaceuticals BURLINGTON, Mass. and LANGHORNE, Pa., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- inVentiv Health ("inVentiv"), a life science knowledge and services company, and Aprecia Pharmaceuticals ("Aprecia"), a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today an exclusive sales and marketing alliance. This partnership will launch...


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  • 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.
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