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2014-07-15 08:28:36

EXTON, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Absorption Systems, a leader in novel test systems for drug transporters, announces a license agreement with Pfizer Inc., in which Pfizer will in-license Absorption Systems' BCRP-MDCK cells. This cell line is stably transfected with the human ABCG2 gene, which codes for a protein known as BCRP (breast cancer resistance protein). This proprietary human BCRP assay system is designed to enable the testing of new drug candidates for interactions...

2014-07-15 08:28:22

KEYSVILLE, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&M Brands, Inc., one of Virginia's largest privately held growers, manufacturers and distributors of premium quality tobacco products, announced today that it has received Substantial Equivalent orders from the FDA on its newly redesigned Riverside(® )Cigarette brand. A significant factor in this announcement is that S&M Brands, Inc. is one of the few companies, behind Lorillard, Inc., that has navigated the Tobacco Control Act...

2014-07-15 08:28:20

Dr. Mark Rogers appointed Board Chairman WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA (RUF), an independent not-for-profit organization created by Congress for the purpose of advancing regulatory science critical to helping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accomplish its mission, today announced that Mark C. Rogers, M.D., M.B.A., has been elected as Chairman of the RUF Board of Directors. "It's an honor to welcome a physician,...

2014-07-15 08:27:41

WILMINGTON, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CutisPharma announced today that it has appointed Neal Muni, MD, MSPH as President and member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Muni will assume responsibility for overseeing the company's commercial operations and guiding development strategy for its product portfolio. "We are pleased that Neal has joined our team to take our company to the next level of growth and continue our leading position as an innovator in pharmaceutical...

2014-07-15 08:27:40

LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaMed Corp. (OTCBB: MDMJ) is pleased to announce it has been included and listed on the Marijuana Index, www.marijuanaindex.org. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125799 About the Marijuana Index The Marijuana Index is the first and only equity tracking index which monitors the performance, news, and general pulse of qualified marijuana stocks or cannabis stocks. Weighted by market capitalization (as determined by common shares...

2014-07-15 08:23:21

LISBON, Portugal, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione and Merrion Pharmaceuticals [ESM; MERR] announced today that they have concluded a strategic partnership directed to the use of Merrion's patented GIPET absorption enhancing technology by Hovione clients. Hovione, an international contract formulation and manufacturing group, will add its commercial reach and technical expertise to generate new products where the use of absorption enhancement through GIPET is...

2014-07-14 23:08:16

On July 11, the FDA informed that one lot of Lactated Ringers and 5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 1000 mL, Flexible Container, by Hospira Inc., is recalled due to mold contamination. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Hospira Lactated...

2014-07-14 23:03:17

Dr. Carol Isaacson Barash is leading a provocative panel in discussing “Cluster Innovations in Personalized Medicine” at the CONVERGE: Innovation Meets Health Care conference on July 15, 2014. Dr. Barash and fellow panelists will discuss the confluence of innovations that are converging to advance the pace of personalized medicine. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Dr. Carol Isaacson Barash is leading a provocative panel in discussing “Cluster Innovations in Personalized Medicine”...

2014-07-14 12:27:36

Insurers and pharmacy benefit managers hijacking doctor-patient relationship FAIRHOPE, Ala., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients and patient advocates are rallying on behalf of millions of patients as Express Scripts and other major pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) begin unprecedented cuts in prescription medication coverage. The cuts will directly impact millions of patients who rely on compounded medicines to relieve an array of medical conditions, including persistent pain from...

2014-07-14 12:27:21

The Company expects the studies, along with the PK study, to be completed in the 4th quarter of 2014 MALVERN, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of late-stage pharmaceutical products focused on the treatment of pain, announced today that it has commenced dermal safety studies of its Ztlido (lidocaine patch 1.8%) product candidate, a next-generation branded lidocaine patch for the treatment of...


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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