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2014-10-10 12:24:40

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (BDSI) (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that J. Chris Prue, RPh, MBA has joined BDSI as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Mr. Prue brings more than 30 years of pharmaceutical industry experience in regulatory affairs and quality assurance to BDSI. He has held positions of increasing responsibility at The Upjohn Company, Glaxo Inc., GlaxoWellcome and Purdue Pharma LP. Recently...

2014-10-10 12:23:35

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pq2tw9/the_overview_of) has announced the addition of the "The Overview of Japanese CMO Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pq2tw9/the_overview_of ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) When it comes to drug manufacturing, the foundational principle is, starting with the procurement...

2014-10-10 08:24:27

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel biologics and drugs targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today that it has executed definitive purchase agreements with select institutional investors for gross proceeds of approximately $20.7 million in a registered direct offering of approximately 14.1 million units at a price of $1.47 per unit, which...

2014-10-10 08:24:17

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today announced that data for POSIDUR((TM)) (SABER(®)-Bupivacaine), an investigational drug for administration into the surgical site to produce post-surgical analgesia, is being presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY((TM)) 2014, the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). The meeting will be held October 11-15, 2014 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans....

2014-10-09 23:14:27

The agreement gives AltMed exclusive Florida production and distribution rights for Bhang cannabis products that include gums, oral sprays and chocolate products. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 AltMed, a fully integrated science-based Florida company bringing pharmaceutical industry precision to the development, production and dispensing of medical cannabis has inked an exclusive licensing agreement with Bhang Corporation (“Bhang”). With Corporate Offices in Florida, Bhang is a...

2014-10-09 23:12:24

Following an FDA consumer update on blood pressure kiosk accuracy, national experts recognize PharmaSmart as the only kiosk that “can be recommended by physicians for their patients”. The published expert recommendation is a first for any blood pressure kiosk. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 National leaders in hypertension have acknowledged PharmaSmart as the only blood pressure kiosk solution that can be “recommended by physicians” for patient monitoring. The...

2014-10-09 23:12:03

On October 6, the FDA announced that three lots of Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection, USP, 30mg/mL single-dose vials, distributed by Sagent, are recalled due to incorrect labeling. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Ketorolac...

2014-10-09 23:12:01

David Murét of Viridian Staffing, a cannabis industry recruiting and HR agency based out of Seattle, was recently interviewed by Ganjapreneur as part of their industry pioneers series. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 With the rapid growth of the medical marijuana industry in several states, as well as the recreational cannabis industry in Washington and Colorado, a vast number of businesses have sprouted to support, assist, and consult the companies that are actually involved...

2014-10-09 23:07:11

Facility features state-of-the-art equipment; will enable Leiter’s Compounding to double staff and expand nationwide presence San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Leiter’s Compounding, a full service compounding center and Outsourcing Facility, today hosted the ribbon-cutting ceremony for its brand-new, state-of-the-art lab in San Jose, California. The 22,000-square-foot facility, one of the largest of its kind in the country, serves patients and facilities in 49 states and other...

2014-10-09 23:05:14

Pharmaceutical knowledge is the basic building block in securing relationships with physician customers. The CNPR Certification program offers that knowledge which qualifies entry level candidates for a career in pharmaceutical sales. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The NAPSRx is proud to announce that it is extending its agreement with Cengage Learning (E2Go) that will offer the CNPR Certification program through over 325 colleges and universities (schools include: Ohio State...


Latest Pharmacology Reference Libraries

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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