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2014-09-23 08:31:59

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage" or "the Company") (OTC: PTGEF, Canadian Securities Exchange: PBT.U), is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Portage Pharmaceuticals Ltd (PPL) has added two more consultants to its team for further development of its PPL-003 for uveitis. PPL-003 uses a new proprietary cell permeable peptide platform technology derived from human genes to deliver its anti-inflammatory cargo into the eye. Ms....

2014-09-23 08:31:23

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canna Brands, Inc. (OTC Pink "CBWP") ("Canna Brands" or the "Company") today announced its July 29, 2014 acquisition of Bothell, WA, cannabis consumer goods company Canna & Canna Inc., was overwhelmingly ratified at a Special Meeting of shareholders held September 19, 2014 in Bellevue WA. At the Special Meeting, shareholders also overwhelmingly approved the change of corporate name recommended by the Board of Directors, from...

2014-09-23 08:30:46

18-MC Well Tolerated by Subjects in Development Partner's Study SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Savant HWP, Inc., a privately held drug development company, today confirmed the initiation of human safety testing of 18-MC, an experimental treatment for many forms of addiction. A single dose of 18-MC, administered as part of a double-blind, placebo-controlled human safety study conducted by Savant's South American partner, was well tolerated by healthy volunteers...

2014-09-23 08:29:59

NOK 16 million awarded to develop novel cancer therapeutics BERGEN, Norway, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BerGenBio AS ("BerGenBio" or the "Company"), an oncology biopharmaceutical company, today announces it has been granted a GBP1.6 million (NOK 16 million) Seeding Drug Discovery Award from the UK's Wellcome Trust to develop novel small molecule inhibitors against BGB002, its proprietary, novel cancer target. The Wellcome Trust Seeding Drug Discovery Awards are to...

2014-09-23 08:29:51

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing products that address unmet medical needs in the areas of inflammation, oncology and biodefense, announced today that it has appointed Rasappa Arumugham, PhD, as its Vice President of Biopharmaceutical Development. Dr. Arumugham has over 25 years of diverse experience in biopharmaceutical research and development (R&D) in the...

2014-09-23 08:29:38

Ushering in the age of personalized self-injections FRANKLIN, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enable Injections, developer of a novel wearable 'bolus injector' that may soon make it easy and nearly painless for patients to self-inject large-dose biologic drugs in the comfort of their homes, has been named winner of the 'Buzz of BIO Investor Forum' contest recognizing highly innovative companies in the biotech sector. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147746...

2014-09-23 04:21:52

CAMBRIDGE, England, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New spin-out from Cancer Research UK launched with funding from Imperial Innovations, Cambridge Innovation Capital and Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation Inivata, a clinical cancer genomics company focused on harnessing the potential of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) analysis to improve cancer testing and treatment, today announced it has raised GBP4m in a funding round led by Imperial Innovations...

2014-09-22 23:10:20

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocacy Firm is Pleased to Offer Prescription Savings Cards to Clients Through RxCut® Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Advocator Group, LLC—The Advocator Group, LLC is pleased to announce its partnership with the RxCut® pharmacy savings program, which will make discounted prescriptions available to the company’s clients and employees. The company looks forward to offering prescription savings cards to its valued clients,...

2014-09-22 23:07:48

Novus Medical Detox responds to a recent New York Times article which highlighted the recent announcement that marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley, CA, would be required to provide low-income residents with free cannabis. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 According to a recent New York Times article, “medical marijuana dispensaries in [Berkeley] will be required to donate at least 2 percent of their cannabis to low-income residents” beginning in August, 2015. (1) Novus...

2014-09-22 23:06:12

This new report is an update of the previous study that examined the prevalence and costs of physician-dispensed prescriptions in Pennsylvania. With an additional year of data, the study continued to find higher and growing prices paid for physician-dispensed drugs. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 A new study, Physician Dispensing in Pennsylvania, 2nd Edition, from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) found physician dispensing continued to grow rapidly in...

Latest Pharmacology Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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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