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2014-08-12 23:03:53

Parents to Buy Online to Prevent Teenage Prescription Drug Abuse Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Safe Drug Disposal announced today a partnership with Disposal Technologies to offer a direct-to-consumer option to obtain environmentally friendly, in-home narcotic disposal to safely destroy old or unused prescription medication. Drug Dispose All is now conveniently available to consumers in 8-oz and 128-oz options at http://www.safe-drug-disposal.com as listed by Amazon....

2014-08-12 23:02:26

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) that claim the popular statin medication caused patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to mount in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-08-12 23:01:34

A recently launched petition on Change.org criticizes The Times for having a restrictive drug testing policy for new employees. This scrutiny comes after the newspaper recently dedicated a full page editorial piece expressing its support for the use & legalization of the plant. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The battle to end the prohibition of marijuana in this country has been a long, tough, and arduous one. Proponents of cannabis, both recreational and medical, have...

2014-08-12 23:01:27

The rise of alternate and home care clinical settings is driving the Asia-Pacific market for disposable infusion pumps, according to iData Research's 2014 Asia-Pacific infusion therapy device market report. Vancouver,BC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the Asia-Pacific infusion therapy device market, which includes volumetric infusion pumps, syringe...

2014-08-12 23:01:24

The Firm is representing numerous women in this proceeding who allegedly suffered uterine perforations and other Mirena complications due to spontaneous migration of the IUD. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Mirena IUD lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/mirena-iud/lawsuit/) continue to move forward in a consolidated litigation now underway in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Case Management Order issued on August...

2014-08-12 16:28:04

LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) - a nonprofit organization that facilitates cooperation between law enforcement, healthcare professionals, state regulatory agencies and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the prevention and investigation of drug diversion lauded the latest National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) results. NPLEx reported January through July results that were achieved by the real-time,...

2014-08-12 16:27:31

DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biological Drugs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Biological drugs are typically derived from living cells and are used in the treatment and prevention of various diseases such as cancer, blood-related diseases, auto-immune diseases and other medical disorders....

2014-08-12 12:28:49

Kush Bottles provides guidance on staying compliant and avoiding closures SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kush Bottles, North America's premier supplier of certified child-resistant packaging and compliant bottles for the marijuana industry, commented today on the news that in a span of two days, Santa Ana, California police made 42 arrests associated with medical marijuana dispensaries. According to the Orange County Register, the beefed-up enforcement went into...

2014-08-12 12:26:14

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MarijuanaConnect.com staff is incredibly proud to announce its site launch this week. Marijuana Connect will soon become a dedicated resource for all things relating to cannabis and medical marijuana news. No single element of cannabis service, cannabusiness or social networking has been overlooked. Everyone on Marijuana Connect will enjoy the extensive and thorough coverage of cannabis news, medical and legalized marijuana...

2014-08-12 08:31:32

Innovative OncoSolutions to Distribute Leading Closed System Transfer Devices in Canada; Announcement Comes Shortly After FDA Clears Device under ONB Product Code PORT WASHINGTON, New York and OAKVILLE, Ontario, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equashield (http://www.equashield.com), a leading provider of Closed System Transfer Device [http://www.equashield.com ]s (CSTDs) for hazardous drugs, announced today a new exclusive partnership with Canadian distributor Innovative...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.