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2014-10-15 08:30:29

RADNOR, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative transdermal cannabinoid treatments, today announced the successful closing of $13 million in funding. New investors in Zynerba include one of the top-seven life sciences public investors, Perceptive Advisors LLC. Proceeds of the fundraising will be used for development efforts for the first and only transdermal cannabinoid therapies as...

2014-10-15 08:29:30

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanmi Pharmaceuticals and Collaborative Partner Kinex Pharmaceuticals announce today preliminary results from a Phase I Clinical Study of Oratecan - an oral form of the approved intravenously administered cancer drug irinotecan, with HM30181, a potent and selective, P-glycoprotein inhibitor of the gastro-intestinal tract. Irinotecan is a type 1 DNA topoisomerase inhibitor, marketed under the trade name Camptosar. It is approved for the...

2014-10-15 08:26:28

New Company Seeks to Resolve the Problems of Lack of Consistency across the Marijuana Supply Chain Engendering Trust and Transparency in Booming Market WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarius Cannabis, a U.S.-based branding company in the medical and recreational marijuana industries, today announced its official launch. The Company's goal is to create the first truly national, consumer facing marijuana brand. Akin to tobacco, alcohol, and pharmaceutical...

2014-10-15 04:22:14

TAINAN, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScinoPharm (TWSE:1789) announced that it was named the "Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Supplier of the Year" at the Global Generics and Biosimilars Awards co-hosted by Generics bulletin and Ark Patent Intelligence. The award recognizes excellent performance across a range of business activities and was won in strong competition against a number of leading Pharmaceutical companies including Dr. Reddy's, Teva, Perrigo, Unichem, etc. The...

2014-10-14 23:14:04

On October 8, the FDA announced that one lot of Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, USP, by Hospira Inc., is recalled due to uncontrolled storage during transit. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Vancomycin Hydrochloride. The...

2014-10-14 23:11:35

Dr. Arash Bereliani, a leading practitioner of cardiology and internal medicine in Beverly Hills, explains new research regarding caffeine and our DNA. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 According to a new study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry and reported on by Bloomberg on October 7, 2014, the way caffeine affects a person is largely determined by their genetic makeup. This study found six genetic variants in particular that account for this. “We have known for...

2014-10-14 23:11:29

HelpRx.info, the leading provider of free prescription discounts, now provides discounts on all common prescription birth control medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 HelpRx.info, operated by Script Relief, LLC, is a leading provider of free online drug coupons and now offers free discounts for all common prescription birth control medications. HelpRx sought to make a meaningful impact on birth control costs and compliance because the cost of birth control medications impact...

2014-10-14 23:09:20

Selexis has promoted director of European business development, Marco Bocci, PhD, PharmD, to Vice President, European Licensing and Business Development for Europe. Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Selexis SA, a serial innovation company with proven technologies for biologic drug discovery and mammalian cell line development, has promoted director of European business development, Marco Bocci, PhD, PharmD, to Vice President, European Licensing and Business Development. Bocci...

2014-10-14 23:06:24

Prozac, Zoloft, Lamictal, and Viibryd are just a few of the medications being discounted by MedicationDiscountCard.com New York, NY (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Major depressive disorder is a serious and debilitating condition, impacting roughly 8% of Americans (nimh.nih.gov/statistics/1mdd_adult.shtml). Clinical depression does not mean simply being sad or in a bad mood. It is characterized by prolonged hopelessness, intense fatigue, and a lack of interest in daily tasks. The CDC states...

2014-10-14 20:22:09

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research study offers an overview of the multiple sclerosis (MS) disease-modifying product market, including regulatory issues accompanied by detailed analyses and forecasts by product. Its main objective is to present a comprehensive analysis of the current market for MS disease-modifying products and to forecast this marketâEUR(TM)s future direction through 2018. Special focus is placed on how new products and technologies will affect...


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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  • A unit of saved energy.
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