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2014-08-05 16:27:40

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today reported financial results for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2014. Quarterly Financial Highlights -- Total company net revenues of $28.6 million. -- Net NUEDEXTA® sales of $26.5 million. -- Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted investments of $87.6 million as of June 30, 2014. "We had a great quarter across all aspects of our business. I am delighted with...

2014-08-05 16:25:41

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: US Excipients Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/general_industry/us_excipients_market.html US demand to grow 4.3% annually through 2018Demand for pharmaceutical excipients in the US is projected to rise 4.3 percent per year to $2.0 billion in 2018. In volume terms, demand is expected to grow 1.9 percent annually to 900 million pounds over the same period. While...

2014-08-05 12:31:43

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC-QB: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting, is encouraged by recent polling data by Quinnipiac University showing widespread support among voters in Florida for November's upcoming constitutional referendum on medical cannabis. The most recent study shows 88 percent of Florida voters are in favor of cannabis for medical uses. "It is...

2014-08-05 12:09:30

University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. The findings, reported today in Health Affairs, suggest also that greater adherence to medications can lead to a reduction in emergency room visits and hospital admissions, thereby lowering health care costs for a variety of chronic conditions...

2014-08-05 12:06:50

Boston University Medical Center Study compared warning and withdrawal rates for drugs released before and after the drug industry increased funding to the FDA to expedite drug approvals What's safer: a newly approved drug or one that has been on the market much longer? Newer drugs have a one in three chance of acquiring a black box warning or being withdrawn for safety reasons within 25 years of their approval, according to a new study by researchers from Cambridge Health Alliance...

2014-08-05 08:35:59

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Systemic Psoriasis Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - Continued Uptake of Biologics and Novel Pipeline Drugs to Drive Growthhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/systemic_psoriasis_therapeutics_major_developed_markets_2020_continued_uptake_biologics_novel_pipeline_drugs_drive_growth.htmlSystemic Psoriasis Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 -...

2014-08-05 08:35:28

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), a digital pathology solution provider that is rapidly expanding into the cannabis testing and education markets, announced today that Cindy Orser, Ph.D. will lead an introductory webinar on the importance of standards in the cannabis industry on Thursday, August 14, 2014. The key issue of adopting standards is the second in a five-week series of webinars collectively titled: "Cannabis 2.0: Making It in the...

2014-08-05 08:35:08

Company Initially Targeting Medical Cannabis Market for Fourth Quarter Launch NEW YORK, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BreedIT Corp., (OTCQB: BRDT) through its Israeli subsidiary BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license holder and distributor of iBreedIT(R), a leading Intelligent Decision Support System (IDSS) for plant breeders and researchers, is pleased to announce the completion of the iBreedIT(R) English interface for the US market....

2014-08-05 08:34:40

Express Scripts' Medical Benefit Management Reduces Overall Specialty Drug Spend ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next year, U.S. health plan sponsors are projected to spend $9.07 billion on specialty medication services that provide no additional value, according to a new analysis released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). This wasteful spending could be avoided if payers applied cost-saving techniques from the pharmacy benefit on medications that are administered through the...

2014-08-05 08:33:41

Novel clinical trial matching protocol enables greater access to genomic profiling and targeted clinical studies for cancer patients nationwide. ANN ARBOR, Mich. and DENVER, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paradigm has announced today they have initiated genomic testing for Pharmatech's AccessPPM Cancer Registry. Pharmatech's AccessPPM is a cancer registry designed to collect EMR data and genomic information to help best match cancer patients with targeted clinical trials....


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.