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Peers, But Not Peer Pressure, Key To Prescription Drug Abuse Among Young Adults

Amy Patterson Neubart, Purdue News Service Current efforts to prevent prescription drug misuse among young adults need to consider peers — but not peer pressure — according to a Purdue University study. "With the 18-29 age group we may...

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2014-08-21 12:30:10

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Dr. John S. Sampalis is founder and CEO of JSS Medical Research and one of the world's leading clinical epidemiologists. Dr. Sampalis is nominated as a finalist in this year's 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Québec Health Sciences category. The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year program is in its 21(st) year of honouring the most successful entrepreneurs from all areas of business including, among others, manufacturing, media...

2014-08-21 08:33:16

LIVERMORE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that the Maryland State Police credit Vigilant's own network of private and historical license plate reader (LPR) data and online investigative tools in the location and apprehension of four individuals trafficking large volumes of cocaine and marijuana between the desert southwest and various locations on the east coast. Sergeant Mujaihid Jones, explains, "One of the suspects was working with three...

2014-08-21 08:29:20

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACI Clinical (www.aciclinical.com) announces a new, standards-based platform for independent Data Monitoring Committees. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/PH19940LOGO Using this solution, trial sponsors can save up to 30 percent over industry standard costs and receive the same expertise that has made ACI an industry leader in committee services. Leveraging a decade of DMC experience (initial design, member recruitment and...

2014-08-21 08:29:16

Venture Will Leverage iBreedIT Technology and Seach Farming Assets to Fast-track New Strain Research and Development NEW YORK, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BreedIT Corp., (OTCQB: BRDT) through its Israeli subsidiary, BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license holder and distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions software for plant breeders and researchers, today is pleased to announce the formation of KanaboSeed Ltd., a joint venture with Seach Ltd, a...

2014-08-21 08:28:39

Prestigious Paediatric-medicine conference focuses on formulating better medicines for children. HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) will recognize innovation in paediatric medicine by awarding the three best scientific presentations at the sixth European Paediatric Formulation initiative (EuPFI) conference. The Formulating Better Medicines for Children conference, held September 17 - 18 in Athens, Greece, includes...

2014-08-21 08:28:33

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced a delay in the data analysis of the STEP Study due to the discovery by the independent Clinical Research Organization (CRO) that the study drug (both Ampion(TM) and the placebo) were, during shipment to the clinical sites, exposed to lower temperatures than permitted by the drug specifications. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Michael Macaluso, Ampio's...

2014-08-21 08:28:27

Mid and High Level Doses Demonstrate Statistically Significant Improvement in Cellulite Across All Endpoints; Nearly 70% of Mid and High Dose Patients Satisfied or Very Satisfied with Results CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced positive results from a randomized, double-blind Phase 2a study of collagenase clostridium histolyticum (or CCH) for the treatment of edematous...

2014-08-21 08:28:17

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ixekizumab met all primary and key secondary objectives across three pivotal studies of 3,866 patients, the largest Phase 3 moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis program to date -- Ixekizumab was superior to etanercept on all measures of skin clearance in both active comparator studies -- Lilly plans regulatory submissions for ixekizumab in 1(st) half of 2015 Eli Lilly and Company's (NYSE: LLY)...

2014-08-20 23:13:03

Kirby Lester's KL1 tablet counter for pharma manufacturing QC reduced quality control (QC) time by 50% and increased counting accuracy for an international contract pharmaceutical packager. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Kirby Lester, LLC, a leading counting technology provider, announced its best-selling KL1 tablet counter reduced quality control (QC) time by 50% and increased counting accuracy for an international contract pharmaceutical packager. The KL1 was the subject of...

2014-08-20 23:12:11

According to the CDC, prescription painkiller overdoses are at an all-time high, and legal restrictions of painkiller abuse can actually lead to abuse of illegal substances. According to Aid in Recovery, the only viable solution is accessible, affordable drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center, today released a statement regarding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...


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Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

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2013-07-25 15:07:54

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder with worry about normal, everyday situations such as finance, health and wellbeing in relationships (personal and work related) all lasting longer than six months. Symptoms The symptoms of GAD can include but are not limited to difficulty swallowing, rashes, shortness of breath, fidgeting, headaches, tension, nausea, etc. In order for GAD to be ruled as present, the symptoms and feelings must be experiences for at least six...

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2012-05-12 22:03:06

The European Journal of Medical Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal for medical chemistry. It is published by Elsevier. It was established in 1966 under the title Chimica Therapeutica. That name was maintained until 1973. Even after changing to its current name in 1974, the journal was still subtitled Chimica Therapeutica until 1981; from 1982 to 1986 it was subtitled Chimie Therapeutique, indicating its French origin. The Journal publishes studies on all aspects of medicinal...

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Bursera graveolens or Palo Santo is a tree indigenous to South America in Argetina, Paraguay, Boliva and coastal areas of Ecuador. Palo Santo means "holy wood" in English and belongs in the same family as frankincense and myrrh. Although it has been used in homeopathic medicine for years, most recently it is the extraction of essential oils that has put this plant in the spotlight. Limonene, a-Terpineol, Menthofuran and Carvone are a few of the oils derived from this plant. Native...

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Datura wrightii (a poisonous weed) is sometimes used as a hallucinogen. It is commonly called Sacred Datura. Datura wrightii is classified as a deliriant, or an anticholinergic. In the US it is, however, called Western Jimson Weed.

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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.