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2014-07-15 12:29:17

V.Stick Dragon Vaporizer - Combining High-Quality with Affordability LANSING, Mich., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Quality Products Distribution, LLC announces the release of the V.Stick Dragon Portable Herbal Vaporizer -- its second installation to the V.Stick brand. Reliability, ease-of-use and affordability were named top priorities as the company sets sights on opening the high-end personal vaporizer market to a broader consumer base. Photo -...

2014-07-15 12:29:09

BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Particle Sciences, Inc. has expanded its development capabilities to accommodate the increasing demand for biopharmaceutical formulation and analysis. According to Robert Becker, Vice President Biopharmaceutical Sales and Business Development at Particle Sciences, "Our company has been working with biologics for some time, accumulating significant infrastructure and intellectual property. We regularly work with biopharmaceuticals and...

2014-07-15 12:29:01

"Search and Rescue" Program Piloted in Maryland and Rhode Island NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, has introduced a new campaign targeting healthcare professionals as part of its Medicine Abuse Project. This education effort, supported by a multi-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recognizes the key role...

2014-07-15 10:12:40

The Institute for Genomic Biology Antibiotic resistance is depleting our arsenal against deadly diseases and infections, such as tuberculosis and Staph infections, but recent research shows promise to speed up the drug discovery process. In a study reported in ACS Chemical Biology, University of Illinois researchers developed a new technique to quickly uncover novel, medically relevant products produced by bacteria. Past techniques involved screening more than 10,000 samples to find...

2014-07-15 08:28:36

EXTON, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Absorption Systems, a leader in novel test systems for drug transporters, announces a license agreement with Pfizer Inc., in which Pfizer will in-license Absorption Systems' BCRP-MDCK cells. This cell line is stably transfected with the human ABCG2 gene, which codes for a protein known as BCRP (breast cancer resistance protein). This proprietary human BCRP assay system is designed to enable the testing of new drug candidates for interactions...

2014-07-15 08:28:22

KEYSVILLE, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&M Brands, Inc., one of Virginia's largest privately held growers, manufacturers and distributors of premium quality tobacco products, announced today that it has received Substantial Equivalent orders from the FDA on its newly redesigned Riverside(® )Cigarette brand. A significant factor in this announcement is that S&M Brands, Inc. is one of the few companies, behind Lorillard, Inc., that has navigated the Tobacco Control Act...

2014-07-15 08:28:20

Dr. Mark Rogers appointed Board Chairman WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA (RUF), an independent not-for-profit organization created by Congress for the purpose of advancing regulatory science critical to helping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accomplish its mission, today announced that Mark C. Rogers, M.D., M.B.A., has been elected as Chairman of the RUF Board of Directors. "It's an honor to welcome a physician,...

2014-07-15 08:27:41

WILMINGTON, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CutisPharma announced today that it has appointed Neal Muni, MD, MSPH as President and member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Muni will assume responsibility for overseeing the company's commercial operations and guiding development strategy for its product portfolio. "We are pleased that Neal has joined our team to take our company to the next level of growth and continue our leading position as an innovator in pharmaceutical...

2014-07-15 08:27:40

LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaMed Corp. (OTCBB: MDMJ) is pleased to announce it has been included and listed on the Marijuana Index, www.marijuanaindex.org. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125799 About the Marijuana Index The Marijuana Index is the first and only equity tracking index which monitors the performance, news, and general pulse of qualified marijuana stocks or cannabis stocks. Weighted by market capitalization (as determined by common shares...

2014-07-15 08:23:21

LISBON, Portugal, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione and Merrion Pharmaceuticals [ESM; MERR] announced today that they have concluded a strategic partnership directed to the use of Merrion's patented GIPET absorption enhancing technology by Hovione clients. Hovione, an international contract formulation and manufacturing group, will add its commercial reach and technical expertise to generate new products where the use of absorption enhancement through GIPET is...


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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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