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2014-04-17 08:28:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Commission (EC) have granted Orphan Drug Designation to volasertib for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Volasertib is currently being evaluated in a Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of patients aged 65 or older, with previously untreated AML, who are ineligible for intensive remission induction therapy....

2014-04-17 08:27:47

BOSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) will hold a conference call on April 29, 2014, to discuss financial results of the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Frank Condella, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jonathan Lloyd Jones, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Columbia Laboratories, will host the call as follows: Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Time: 8:30 am EDT...

2014-04-16 23:17:55

CJB’s CEO and Director of Product Acquisitions Attend NCIA and Big Industry Show Events before Cannabis Cup and 4/20 Rally This Weekend Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 “This is a HUGE week in the cannabis industry here in Denver. With big events, comes big relationships, and even bigger options for us to offer through our wholesale program and to our CJB customers,” said Steve Bederman, CEO of The Marijuana Company (TMC) and CannaJuanaBuy.com (CJB). The Big Industry Show is...

2014-04-16 23:16:46

Passages Malibu issues statement on the ongoing problem with prescription opioids in the US. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 A three-year study of prescription painkillers published March 3rd in the JAMA Internal Medicine revealed that individuals with the highest risk for overdose obtain medication from a doctor’s prescription. The use of opioid painkillers for non-medical reasons has grown substantially over the last decade. Some of the prescription opioids that are misused include...

2014-04-16 23:16:23

KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. a specialty pharmacy preparing drugs no longer commercially available or in short supply announces today that they have become a registered Outsourcing Facility under the new Compounding Quality Act. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a registered 503B Large-scale sterile compounding “Outsourcing Facility” by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) under the Drug...

2014-04-16 23:15:13

Drug and alcohol treatment center Aid in Recovery has released a statement today commenting on the recent death of Academy Award winning actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Aid in Recovery offers comprehensive drug and alcohol rehabilitation therapy to recovering addicts in Southern Florida. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on the recent death of Academy Award winning actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman. According to a report from KARE11...

2014-04-16 23:15:00

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent study regarding the frequency of overdoses among patients who refill painkiller prescriptions four times or more. According to the study, those who refilled their prescriptions four times or more were more likely to overdose than those who did not. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today commenting on a...

2014-04-16 23:14:54

Ashton Agency offers both the $5,000 medical marijuana bond for as low as $75.00 and the $20,000 retail marijuana bond for as low as $175.00 before and after June 1st. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Starting June 1st, establishments in Denver, Colorado selling marijuana will be required to obtain a marijuana surety bond. There are two marijuana bonds: $20,000 retail bond and the $5,000 medical marijuana bond. In the City and County of Denver, Colorado marijuana providers are required...

2014-04-16 23:14:24

Rockies Venture Club presents Cannabis Capital Summit - Colorado's first marijuana industry investing conference with leading speakers in the industry, educational events, industry expo and angel investment pitches from cannabis industry companies. May 29th Denver, CO Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Rockies Venture Club is hosting the first ever Cannabis Capital Summit on May 29th, bringing together industry leaders, venture capitalists, angel investors, banking and legal experts,...

2014-04-16 23:10:31

High Throughput Screening (HTS) Market is expected to witness a high growth in the label-free technology segment, as this technology offers direct detection. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/high-throughput-screening-market-134981950.html (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 According to the new market research report the “High Throughput Screening (HTS) Market by Technology (Cell Based, Ultra High Throughput Screening (UHTS), Label Free, Bioinformatics), by Applications (Target...


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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