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2014-07-07 16:21:58

Vinmar commitment is for 210,000 tons of succinic acid per year when three plants operational -- Contract guarantees sale of 10,000 tons per year for 15 years from Sarnia plant in construction -- 50% of Sarnia capacity is under take-or-pay, with total contracted demand exceeding capacity -- Previously announced 100,000 ton per year BDO plant will be expanded to also produce 70,000 tons per year of succinic acid, with Vinmar off-taking 100% of...

2014-07-07 16:02:23

European League Against Rheumatism Low dosing of infliximab does not appear to alter treatment response or adherence Data presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) showed that a significant number of patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) were not receiving doses of the tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNFα) inhibitor adalimumab necessary to achieve optimal clinical benefit. Further data revealed that, in the case of the TNFα inhibitor...

2014-07-07 08:28:53

BEIJING, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yabao Pharmaceutical Co, Inc. (Shanghai Stock Exchange 600351), a leading pharmaceutical company in China, today announced a strategic partnership with Eli Lilly and Company to co-develop Lilly's leading glucokinase activator (GKA), LY2608204. Lilly's GKA has completed Phase 1 studies in the US in addition to extensive pre-clinical development. Diabetes is a disease of great unmet need in China and worldwide. Glucokinase activators have the...

2014-07-07 08:28:50

PORTLAND, Ore., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. (AFAI) confirmed today that the Company's subsidiary Marijuana Holdings Americas, Inc. opened its first Kaya Shack(TM) on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Initial reception by both patrons and the media exceeded management's expectations. The Grand Opening was widely covered, with film crews and journalists joining in marking the historic opening of the first legal marijuana dispensary to be owned and operated...

2014-07-07 08:28:23

CHENGDU, China, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the development and sale of patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), branded generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), today announced that the Company has received the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification under certificate number Chuan K0592, valid until December 31, 2015 for its...

2014-07-07 08:27:35

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, announced today that its orally-active, Aurora A/angiogenic kinase inhibitor, ENMD-2076, has received Orphan Drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140706/124566...

2014-07-07 04:20:56

- MAA submission triggers $5 million milestone payment to AcelRx REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and AACHEN, Germany, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX) and Grunenthal Group announced today that Grunenthal has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Authority for ZALVISO(TM) for the management of moderate to severe acute pain in adult patients in a medically supervised environment. ZALVISO(TM) is a drug-device...

2014-07-06 23:02:37

ReportsnReports.com adds “CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Saudi Arabia” to its store. The value of the pharmaceutical market in Saudi Arabia expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.8% to 2020. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 A high burden of chronic diseases, improving regulatory guidelines and the launch of new products will provide the necessary impetus for the growth of the pharmaceutical market in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi pharmaceutical market is...

2014-07-06 23:01:33

MedicalMarijuanaLegalizing.com is a newly launched general news website on all information pertaining to the legalization of medical marijuana occurring throughout the country. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 MedicalMarijuanaLegalizing.com has recently launched. The websites reports on all information that has to do with the legalization of medical marijuana in the United States. In the U.S., prohibition for weed, pot, cannabis, and marijuana has ended in several states, thus...

2014-07-05 23:00:05

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report, "Paralysis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014," to its huge collection of research reports. Albany,New York (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 "Paralysis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the paralysis clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on paralysis. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their recruitment status as per...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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