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2014-08-14 12:27:38

Over Three-Quarters of Physicians View Ophthotech's Fovista as an Emerging Therapy with High Potential Value for Wet AMD, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that physician-reported patient shares for Regeneron's Eylea, as well as the other major anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents Genentech/Roche's Avastin and Genentech/Roche's Lucentis, have now stabilized among wet age-related...

2014-08-14 12:27:26

Ameritox's Ingenuity Health introduces method to help assess medication adherence in patients prescribed Seroquel XR BALTIMORE, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today launched a method to help assess medication adherence in behavioral health patients prescribed the antipsychotic drug Seroquel XR, one of the 40 best-selling medications in the U.S. This new method marks a critical step toward building a comprehensive...

2014-08-14 08:30:10

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Security and Surveillance needs become top priority in Cannabis / Legal Marijuana industry as sector continues expansion and growth for the following emerging companies: DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC: DIRV), Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC: NVLX), GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: GWPH), Singlepoint, Inc. (OTC: SING) and Cannabis Science, Inc. (CBIS). DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: DIRV), a company focused on ownership...

2014-08-14 08:30:05

First Patient Dosed in the EU Post-Authorization Safety Study MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) today provided an update on its European Medicines Agency (EMA) post-approval studies for ADASUVE(®) inhalation powder, pre-dispensed (loxapine). As part of the ADASUVE approval process with the EMA, Alexza is required to conduct five post-approval studies: -- a benzodiazepine interaction study - study completed and data...

2014-08-14 08:29:19

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Formex, LLC ("Formex"), a leader in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing, announced that Mr. John McCarty has joined Formex as Scientific Advisor and Science Advisory Board Member. Mr. McCarty has over 30 years of experience in drug product development within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Mr. McCarty has broad expertise in the development of all major dosage forms and is an inventor on over 17 U.S. and foreign...

2014-08-14 08:28:34

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140706/124566 CASI reported a net loss for the second quarter of 2014 of ($1.6 million), or ($0.06) per share. This compares with a net loss of ($1.9 million), or...

2014-08-14 08:28:23

-- Expanded Data from Phase II MS Trial to be Released Next Month; Plans on Course to Advance C. difficile and C-IBS Programs into the Clinic During 2014 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 14, 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, today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014, and provided an operational...

2014-08-13 23:10:44

Jack Barton and Invention Home have partnered to secure licensing interest for Perfect Dose which is a patented solution for people who need to take liquid medications, including the elderly, infants and children, and vulnerable populations such as people with disabilities. Fontana, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Inventor Jack Barton has announced his association with InventionHome to secure interest in licensing his invention Perfect Dose. Mr. Barton invented the device when he became...

2014-08-13 23:10:25

Cannabis Career Institute, nationally recognized leaders in the Cannabis Business Industry, will arrive in New York City on August 17th, 2014, to help students learn the business side of the Marijuana Industry. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 With lawmakers currently focusing on bringing the proper regulations and guidance following the legalization of medical marijuana (CNN July 7, 2014, Ferrigno and Assefa) the reality of opening up a Marijuana Industry Business is something...

2014-08-13 23:09:49

On August 7, the US FDA informed consumers that two lots of RegeneSlim appetite control capsules, by Regeneca Worldwide, were recalled due to presence of DMAA. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on appetite control capsules. The FDA...


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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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