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2014-09-08 23:11:39

On September 2, Martin Avenue Pharmacy, Inc. announced that is recalling all in-date compounded sterile preparations due to lack of assurance of sterility. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Compounded Sterile Preparations....

2014-09-08 23:06:21

With the release of a recent JAMA Psychiatry study showing that psychiatric drugs send nearly 90,000 Americans to emergency rooms annually, Citizens Commission on Human Rights, the leading mental health watchdog, in its latest article says there is a need for consumers to search its Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Database to learn the documented risks of these drugs. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 A recent JAMA Psychiatry study revealed that between 2009 and 2011, there...

2014-09-08 23:06:02

Novus Medical Detox has been honored by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as one of Tampa Bay’s top 50 fastest-growing private companies. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The Tampa Bay Business Journal has named their 2014 Fast 50 list, which comprises the 50 fastest-growing, privately-held companies in Tampa Bay. Novus Medical Detox, one of the only Florida-based detox centers serving high-dosage drug abuse patients, was included on this list, ranking #48. Other businesses...

2014-09-08 23:03:55

Industry consolidation will continue to increase the size and clout of PBMs who promote drug therapies as preventative measures and less expensive alternatives to more costly forms of medical care like hospitalizations, thereby boosting prescription medication use and industry revenue. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Pharmacy Benefit Management industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014...

2014-09-08 23:02:32

Drug makers Takeda and Eli Lilly lost a bid to have the Actos trial thrown out. The Jury has been deemed to have appropriately considered the case and the settlement amounts have been deemed sound. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medications reports that Takeda Pharmaceuticals Co. indicated that a United States district court mandated the drug...

2014-09-08 23:00:24

Dr. Lou Ellen Phillips-Smith is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 NAPW honors Lou Ellen Phillips-Smith, Ph.D., Medical Writing Consultant, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Phillips-Smith is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in clinical science. As the largest networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning...

2014-09-08 16:25:38

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics, LLC (Prime) has submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in support of two citizen petitions on the naming of biosimilar drugs. Biosimilars are medically equivalent versions of biologics, used to treat complex illnesses such as cancer. The citizen petitions were filed in 2013 by the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) and Novartis. The petitions urged the FDA to adopt a naming system...

2014-09-08 16:24:57

MEDIA ADVISORY WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 10, AACC will host a webinar with Alberto Gutierrez, PhD, director of the Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health in the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Center for Devices and Radiological Health to explain the agency's long-awaited proposal for oversight of laboratory developed tests (LDTs). LDTs play an integral role in diagnosing a wide range of medical conditions, including...

2014-09-08 16:23:34

SILVERADO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resource Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REVI) Kimberly Kaiser, President of Resource Ventures, Inc., is pleased to announce today that the company, with the guidance of the consulting services of The Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Consulting Company, Inc., IHMMCC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hemp, Inc. (OTC : HEMP), is actively searching out avenues of entrance into the Cannabis Industry Media Market. Mrs. Kaiser said, "There is a...

2014-09-08 12:29:59

Commission Alleges That AbbVie Inc. and Besins Healthcare Inc. Filed Sham Lawsuits; AbbVie and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. Entered Anticompetitive Agreement to Delay Generic Entry WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its latest action to ensure competition in the nation's healthcare markets, the Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint in federal district court charging several major pharmaceutical companies with illegally blocking American consumers' access to...


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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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