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2014-09-02 08:29:36

MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today announced the appointment of Debra Zack, M.D., Ph.D., vice president, clinical development and the appointment of Lloyd Rowland, senior vice president, chief compliance officer and general counsel. "Debra's expertise in biologics...

2014-09-02 08:29:23

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced an update on the phase III, multicenter, double-blind STEP study of Ampion(TM) for osteoarthritis of the knee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO The STEP study enrolled 538 patients, 269 patients received Ampion(TM) and 269 patients received saline vehicle control. There were two primary endpoints: 1. Efficacy in reducing pain, as measured by the WOMAC A pain...

2014-09-02 08:29:06

TORONTO AND CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Concordia Healthcare Corp. ("Concordia") (TSX:CXR) (OTCQX: CHEHF), a diverse healthcare company focused on legacy pharmaceutical products, orphan drugs, and medical devices for the diabetic population, today announced that its subsidiary, Pinnacle Biologics, Inc. ("Pinnacle"), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in rare diseases, has signed a collaboration agreement for PHOTOFRIN(®) (porfimer sodium)...

2014-09-02 08:28:22

ALBANY, New York, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published "Biological Drugs Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/177969 ] - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020 is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% from 2014 to 2020. Biological drugs are typically derived from living cells and are used in the treatment and prevention of various diseases such as cancer, blood-related...

2014-09-02 04:21:24

QXFORD, England, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triggers milestone payment from Mylan Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces that its Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for PSX1001 has been validated and is being assessed under the Decentralised Procedure (DCP), in which the UK's Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is...

2014-09-01 23:04:00

Medical Cannabis Network Chief Operating Officer John Nicolazzo will be presenting the company’s unique physician software that many in the industry have hailed as a turnkey solution for an issue faced by many physicians wishing to break into the cannabis industry. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Beginning Tuesday, September 2nd, Las Vegas will be playing host to over 3,000 medical professionals and 10,000 consumers for the annual gathering known as Pain Week. Pain Week is...

2014-09-01 23:01:31

The Firm is evaluating potential Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Lipitor diabetes injuries after taking the cholesterol-lowering statin drug. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 More than 200 Lipitor lawsuit (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) filings have been added to a federal litigation that continues to progress in the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. A federal Case List published on August 15th...

2014-09-01 16:22:55

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Coronary Arteriosclerosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/703975/Coronary-Arteriosclerosis-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Coronary Arteriosclerosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Coronary Arteriosclerosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Coronary...

2014-09-01 16:22:40

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Sickle Cell Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/689745/Sickle-Cell-Disease-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Sickle Cell Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Sickle Cell Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Sickle Cell Disease clinical trial...

2014-09-01 16:22:34

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Coronary Thrombosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/652973/Coronary-Thrombosis-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Coronary Thrombosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Coronary Thrombosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Coronary Thrombosis clinical trial...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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