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2014-04-10 23:00:56

Symposium to Highlight How Legislation in Europe and U.S. Can Help Bring Medicines to Market Washington (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 “Regulatory Challenges for Orphan Medicines,” a symposium that features presentations by a number of industry experts, will take place during the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center from June 15 to 19. The symposium, held June 18 at 3:30 p.m., will focus on the regulatory environment and trends for orphan medicinal products around...

2014-04-10 16:24:19

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today after the Tennessee Senate passed SB 2021--legislation introduced by state Senator Mae Beavers (R-17) that would strengthen criminal penalties for individuals convicted of possessing or distributing methamphetamine. Senator Beavers' bill would increase the mandatory minimum sentences for all meth offenders. Individuals convicted of manufacturing meth...

2014-04-10 16:24:09

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While most schools are getting ready for summer break, the Institute of Medical Cannabis is preparing to open its doors as Palm Beach County's first medical marijuana (mmj) school. At IMC, students will learn about medical cannabis & the medical cannabis industry while attending lectures and receiving practical training in fully operational grow rooms. The school will offer four courses, with a primary focus on cultivation....

2014-04-10 16:24:08

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowLife, Inc. (OTCBB: PHOT), a diversified company operating in the legal cannabis industry which develops, markets and deploys products and services of legal cannabis, learned this morning that the SEC temporarily halted trading of GrowLife's stock. We were not notified in advance, but have contacted the SEC to better understand the basis of the complaint. We will fully comply with the SEC's requests for information, and...

2014-04-10 12:27:48

SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGate Acquisitions Corporation (OTCBB: ESAQ), an emerging pharmaceutical company aimed at utilizing drug delivery innovations in the development of improved novel formulations and alternative dosage forms of existing biologically active molecules announces that it will participate as an exhibitor at the upcoming CHFA West Expo Conference held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The trade show takes place between April...

2014-04-10 12:27:26

MUMBAI, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents The Chinese Pharmaceuticals Market to 2024. In this report China's pharmaceutical sales growth is based on economic growth in the country: This has resulted in increased healthcare expenditure internally, and increased manufacture and export. Increasing urbanization, disposable income, aging population, health education, lifestyle diseases and government investments and initiatives for healthcare infrastructure...

2014-04-10 12:27:23

Increase driven by rising drug prices, increasing utilization and the continued impact of specialty medications WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today released its annual Insights report, which reviews drug trend and highlights key issues in pharmacy care. In 2013, prescription drug trend grew 3.8 percent compared to nearly flat growth (0.1 percent) in 2012. This growth was driven by significant price inflation for traditional brand drugs, specialty...

2014-04-10 12:26:46

Improved Overall Survival and Delayed Disease Progression are the Greatest Unmet Needs in this Population, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that interviewed oncologists are optimistic that emerging targeted therapies will offer efficacy advantages over current treatment options for metastatic gastric cancer. Physicians anticipate that Roche/Genentech/Chugai's Perjeta and...

2014-04-10 12:25:28

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Brazil Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI View:Brazil's traditional commitment to healthcare improvement and growing middle-classpopulation present significant revenue-generating opportunities for multinationals in the country. TheBrazilian pharmaceutical market is now an integral part of all large pharmaceutical companies' strategicoutlook....

2014-04-10 10:13:27

Meta-analysis finds relationship improvement has beneficial effects similar to some common treatments A meta-analysis of studies that investigated measures designed to improve health professionals' interactions with patients confirms that such efforts can produce health effects just as beneficial as taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart attack. In contrast to previous such reviews, the current report from the Empathy and Relational Science Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)...


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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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