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2014-06-26 23:16:37

Touch&Know offers new tool to stay on the offensive in the war against Heroin San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 According to the 2014 Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation study "Parents in the Dark", parents are grossly uneducated when it comes to knowledge of drugs, including heroin, not only of details pertaining to the drug, such as where it comes from, availability, etc, but the most basic knowledge of how to identify it. In fact, most parents surveyed had a false sense of...

2014-06-26 23:16:13

On June 20, the FDA announced that all Flexi-Seal CONTROL Fecal Management System Kits are recalled (Class I) by ConvaTec, Inc. as no 510k application was submitted to FDA. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Flexi-Seal CONTROL Fecal...

2014-06-26 23:12:28

AffordRx offers discounts of 10-75% on name-brand fibromyalgia treatments. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Recent surveys show that about 2% of Americans currently suffer from fibromyalgia. Most of these are women, with about 20% of new diagnoses being men or children. Fibromyalgia can present itself with many different symptoms, including sensitivity to light, odors, and noise, or more acute symptoms like facial pain and TMJ (lockjaw). On average, patients dealing with fibromyalgia...

2014-06-26 23:11:44

Top prescription cream company, Prescriptions Plus, is now offering scar reduction cream to patients nationwide. The scar cream is prescribed by telemedicine doctors and shipped directly to the individual's home. Wellington, Florida (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Top prescription cream company, Prescriptions Plus, is now offering scar reduction cream to patients nationwide. The scar cream is prescribed by telemedicine doctors and shipped directly to the individual's home. Call (888)...

2014-06-26 23:10:35

David Turner to discuss mobile solutions for clinical trials at the Digital Health Zone App Bar on June 26, 2014 San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Parallel 6 makes its introduction as a clinical trial mobile solution at this week’s 2014 BIO International Convention. Parallel 6 CEO David Turner will speak on June 26, 2014 demonstrating the mobile enterprise platform Captive Reach and its influence on the future of clinical trials. “At Parallel 6, our Captive Reach platform and...

2014-06-26 23:07:13

Catalent Pharma Solutions, the global leader in drug development solutions and advanced delivery technologies for pharmaceutical, biologic and consumer health products, was recently invited by the FDA Office of Compliance and Biologics Quality to speak at its Manufacturing Technology Seminar Series. The FDA had specifically requested that Catalent present on its ADVASEPT™ technology, for the advanced aseptic filling of injectable drugs, and Zydis®, Catalent’s Fast Dissolve...

2014-06-26 23:04:40

An online poll of Florida voters statewide conducted last week by FloridaMarijuanaInfo.org found some not-so-surprising – and some very surprising – results regarding the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 From June 16th to June 19th, FloridaMarijuanaInfo.org, the state’s non-biased, information ‘hub’ of all things marijuana, conducted a random online sampling of 1,151 Florida voters, 18+. The results reflect a 95% level of...

2014-06-26 23:02:52

The firm currently represents patients who allege that they have suffered serious side effects from use of Xarelto. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, a national personal injury law firm that represents clients with claims stemming from injuries allegedly caused by dangerous prescription drugs, notes an increase in the number of adverse event reports involving the anticoagulant drug Xarelto® over other similarly prescribed drugs. “We are...

2014-06-26 16:23:38

Paper Addresses Challenges and Explores Opportunities to Stimulate Repurposing of FDA-Approved Drugs for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Related Diseases NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new peer-reviewed publication from the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) offers strategic insight on how philanthropy, industry and government organizations can advance repurposing of U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-06-26 12:29:42

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Multiple Sclerosis -- KOL Insight and Consensus Outlook Moduleshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/multiple_sclerosis_kol_insight_consensus_outlook_modules.html IntroductionThe multiple sclerosis treatment landscape has undergone dramatic changes over the past year. Biogen's Tecfidera has revolutionised multiple sclerosis treatment in the U.S., eroding significant market...


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
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.