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New Mechanism Of Drug Resistance Discovered By Scientists

New Mechanism Of Drug Resistance Discovered By Scientists

Marla Vacek Broadfoot, Duke University Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs. These permanent mutations were once thought to be the only way...

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2014-07-29 16:26:09

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HDMA President and CEO John M. Gray released the following statement on today's passage of the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2014 (H.R. 4709) by the House of Representatives. The legislation is sponsored by Reps. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Judy Chu (D-Calif.) "Today's vote represents a victory for those working to curb our nation's prescription drug...

2014-07-29 12:36:03

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today that in view of the unusual market activity in the Company's stock, the NYSE MKT (the "Exchange") has contacted the Company in accordance with its usual practice. The Company stated that its policy is not to comment on unusual market activity....

2014-07-29 12:35:43

DALLAS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Pharmacy Supply (TPS), a leading Dallas-based wholesale distributor of pharmacy supplies announced plans today to expand sales of their Pharmacy Supply business by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services, knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services Administration...

2014-07-29 12:34:49

The New York Times calls for the national legalization of cannabis accelerating validation of CBD NEWARK, N.J., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inergetics, Inc. (OTCBB: NRTI), a leading developer of nutritional supplements, today announced the successful completion of its first phase towards the formulation of its proprietary line of natural cannabidiol CBD-based nutritional supplements it is developing in partnership with Terra Tech Corp (OCTBB: TRTC). Research shows that cannabinoids...

2014-07-29 08:34:03

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting, applauds the Editorial Board of the New York Times for taking a strong position in opposition to current federal law on cannabis in its Sunday, July 27, 2014 publication. The New York Times also announces a series of upcoming editorials and articles this week exploring the issue called "High Time:...

2014-07-29 08:33:38

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently unveiled at the annual American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology conference in Hollywood, FL, a new randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled human clinical trial conducted by The Brain Institute, at the University of Utah, found that adolescent males experienced increased motor speed and attention after supplementation of citicoline. The trial involved 75 adolescent males over a 28-day period in which the citicoline, a known...

2014-07-29 08:33:27

IRVING, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, a VHA and UHC company, today announced three new web-based applications with breakthrough interactive features that automate key health care supply chain processes and workflows for members of Children's Hospital Association. The new and enhanced applications under the Novation Optimize Solutions umbrella - Value Analysis, Item Master and Formulary - are examples of how Novation helps organizations address the most critical...

2014-07-29 08:33:18

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com) (the "Company"), a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, announced today that the company's founder has assigned any and all patents and patent applications, trademarks, and related intellectual property to Medbox, Inc. Previously, Medbox had been the exclusive licensee of these patents and IP. The portfolio...

2014-07-29 08:33:05

DirectView continues to implement its strategy of driving sales growth by partnering with design, construction and consulting companies focused on growing and dispensing legal cannabis projects NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC: DIRV), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement (the "Agreement") with Cannamor, LLC...

2014-07-29 08:32:54

Phase I Project to Focus on Advanced Molecular Search Models for the Inverse Design Computational Drug Discovery Platform RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a therapeutics company focused on cloud-based drug design and development, announced today that it has been awarded a Phase I grant from the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (NSF SBIR) program. The grant is valued at $150,000. Cloud...


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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...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder
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...

European Journal of Medical Chemistry
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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2009-04-28 16:00:11

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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2005-07-12 18:32:21

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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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