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2014-10-01 12:30:59

Data from 25 accepted abstracts include results from: NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced that data from its ongoing Phase 1 through Phase 3 hepatitis C clinical development programs will be presented at The Liver Meeting®, the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) in Boston, November 7-11, 2014. Abstracts will be presented highlighting results from AbbVie's investigational treatment combining three...

2014-10-01 12:30:44

AURORA, ON, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Prollenium Medical Technologies Inc. is proud to announce that Lyracaine topical anesthetic is now available for sale in Canada. Lyracaine is a fast-acting, clear, topical anesthetic containing a high concentration of Lidocaine (5%). It gently reduces pain by quickly numbing the skin. Lyracaine works within 20-30 minutes and does not require occlusion (a dressing). It can be used for hair removal, laser treatments, injections, filler treatments and...

2014-10-01 12:27:22

Physicians and Payers Disagree Over the Unmet Need for Novel FDC Antidiabetic Agents, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the majority of surveyed endocrinologists and primary care physicians would utilize, if approved, the novel long-acting agents omarigliptin (Merck), Tanzeum (GlaxoSmithKline), Trulicity (Eli Lilly), and ITCA-650 (Intarcia Therapeutics) and the novel fixed-dose combinations...

2014-10-01 12:27:01

CENTER CITY, Minn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate recently designated October as "National Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse Awareness Month" and resolved to hold a continuous national dialogue on efforts to combat what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named the opioid "epidemic." To aid communities in preventing, responding to, and ending addiction to prescription pain pills and heroin, Hazelden Publishing has released the comprehensive Heroin and...

2014-10-01 12:24:34

-- Bayer becomes the OTC leader in North and Latin America and achieves top global positions in key OTC categories -- Erica Mann heads Bayer's new consumer care business globally -- Course set for successful integration -- Strategic pharma collaboration between Bayer und Merck & Co., Inc. in the field of sGC modulators takes effect TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Bayer has completed the global acquisition of the consumer care business of the U.S....

2014-10-01 08:33:42

American Pharmacists Month is time to "Know Your Pharmacist--Know Your Medicine" WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October is American Pharmacists Month, and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) wants you to "Know Your Pharmacist--Know Your Medicine." The messaging of American Pharmacists Month is based on one essential fact seen in pharmacies, clinics and other care sites every day. The more patients know their pharmacist, the more they will know about their...

2014-10-01 08:33:04

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paying for prescription medications just got easier for families who frequent AgingCare.com, the go-to destination for family caregivers. The newly released Prescription Drug Assistance Locator enables older adults and their families to search for financial aid programs for prescription medications. "Each month, aging Americans are confronted by thousands of dollars in prescription drug costs that eat into their already limited financial resources,"...

2014-10-01 08:32:20

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ranbaxy Laboratories Inc. (RLI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (RLL), today announced the launch of ABSORICA(®) (isotretinoin) 25 mg and 35 mg capsules into the U.S. healthcare market. ABSORICA has become the most prescribed branded oral isotretinoin in the U.S., as per a recent independent survey conducted with dermatologists. The product is licensed by Ranbaxy from Cipher Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is indicated...

2014-10-01 08:32:18

BOSTON and NOTTINGHAM, England, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc., (Nasdaq: CBRX) today announced that its subsidiary, Molecular Profiles Ltd., is set to unveil the ROADMAP to Clinical Trials platform at the annual CPhI/ICSE Worldwide event in Paris next week, which aims to support companies with the rapid development of both standard and complex drug products. The new enabling technologies screening platform, which incorporates the company's existing...

2014-10-01 08:31:55

ANTWERP, Belgium and NEW YORK, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- genae, a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) and service provider for the medical industries, announced today the expansion of its North American activities with the opening of offices in New York City. genae Americas was incorporated in 2011. "New York City is strategically centered in one of the highest concentrations of medical innovation and leading research facilities on the East Coast", said...


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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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