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2014-10-07 08:30:26

IDT Biologika is among the few biopharmaceutical CMOs in Europe to offer a unique combination of sterile liquid dosage forms and vaccines contract manufacturing services LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes IDT Biologika with the 2014 Europe Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Service Leadership. IDT Biologika's high-quality customer care, best-in-class practices, and...

2014-10-07 08:30:22

MILFORD, Pa., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manzo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCPink:FOGCD), today announced that after discussions with the Food and Drug Administration, it has been determined that its long lasting lactose digestive aid, Lacto-Freedom(TM), will not need FDA approval to be released to the public. The FDA considers the probiotic to be a dietary "supplement", and therefore outside the scope of a very long and expensive FDA approval process that would be required if the...

2014-10-07 08:30:01

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotech and Pharmaceutical companies focus on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for patients with infectious diseases as well as forecasts project legal medical marijuana sales to reach $3 billion by year's end, up $1.5 billion from 2013. Biotech & Biopharceutical Companies in Focus today are: Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTC: ETST), INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: INSY), Durata Therapeutics, Inc....

2014-10-07 08:29:36

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Absorption Systems, a leader in preclinical contract testing of drugs, biologics, and medical devices, announces that it has been subcontracted by the German pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA to work on a new pediatric formulation of praziquantel. Merck was awarded a grant for this project by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium. The objective of the project is to develop and register a new...

2014-10-07 08:29:23

Mayo Clinic to Provide Clinical Expertise across Multiple Disease Indications SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Genome, Inc., a leader in the development of novel medicines through innovative microbiome science, has entered into an extensive partnership with the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine to support the development of therapeutic products for multiple disease indications, starting with inflammatory bowel disease, metabolic...

2014-10-07 08:29:18

Permissible Under Charlotte's Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014 Proposed Standards, Ultra High CBD Plant Meets Increasing Demand for Cannabinoid Enriched Medicinals for Epilepsy and Other Ailments DENVER, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary's Medicinals, exclusive producer and distributor of transdermal cannabis patches, gels and compounds, today announced a licensing agreement with Green Natural Solutions (GNS) of Glenwood Springs, CO for exclusive access to its proprietary 40:1 CBD:THC strain,...

2014-10-06 23:09:42

Ganjapreneur, a website dedicated to cannabis business news and culture, has recently announced the launch of their app for Google Android devices. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 For anyone considering going into business in the legal cannabis industry, a new free tool has arrived to the Google Play marketplace that will make it easier to keep informed about industry news and developments. Ganjapreneur, a cannabis industry business news and culture website, has recently launched a...

2014-10-06 23:07:44

Kindman CEO warns negative campaigning can only harm the progress made by the legal cannabis industry, and possibly halt the momentum of legalization efforts across the country Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 There's a lot at stake, and a lot of issues being considered by both pundits and the public, as America heads into the final days of campaigning before next month's 2014 mid-term elections. As the Huffington Post notes, the results of this “off-year” election...

2014-10-06 23:06:13

The Optimum Performance Institute (OPI) is one of the first therapeutic programs to offer GeneSight, a breakthrough genetic test that helps determine which psychiatric medications are the most effective and with the least amount of side effects. It’s new hope for patients. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Optimum Performance Institute provides residential and outpatient programs serving young men and women ages 17-28 with a variety of mental health diagnoses. As part of an...

2014-10-06 20:23:36

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Louisiana State Medical Society (LSMS) has officially partnered with the Louisiana Drug Card in order to provide a FREE prescription assistance program to its patients, employees, and others. The Louisiana Drug Card was launched in 2007 in an effort to make prescription medications more affordable for the uninsured, as well as the underinsured. The Louisiana Drug Card can be used for savings of up to 75% on prescription medications at...


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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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