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2014-09-01 12:23:29

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Markets for Generic Drugshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2009161/Global-Markets-for-Generic-Drugs.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide detailed market, technology and industry analyses to help readers quantify and qualify the market for prescription generic drugs. Important trends are identified and sales forecasts by product categories and major...

2014-09-01 00:20:57

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wockhardt Limited today announces a major boost to the New Drug Discovery program in Anti-Infective research when two of its drugs, WCK 771 and WCK 2349, received the coveted Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) status from U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). QIDP status is granted to drugs which act against pathogens which have a high degree of unmet need in their treatment and are identified by Centre for Disease Control...

2014-08-31 23:04:02

Homeostatic cannabinoid science is the focus found in new research articles from the National Institutes of Health (PubMed), including one on the de-homeostatic (harmful) effects of chronic alcohol use to one’s cannabinoid system. Publius of The Cannabis Papers provides the voice and “Yes We Can” expectations for cannabinoids and our health. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 “Prohibition is our history,” opened Bryan W. Brickner, “and pro-science (empiricism) is our future:...

2014-08-31 23:03:49

Datex Pharmaceutical Software now includes a suite of features which enables compliance of the new FDA regulation, the Drug Quality Security Act (DQSA). Clearwater FL (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Datex Pharmaceutical Software now includes a suite of features which enables compliance of the new FDA regulation, the Drug Quality Security Act (DQSA). The FDA Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) was signed into law in late 2013. Established to address threats to patient safety and security, the...

2014-08-31 04:21:07

Alirocumab, an investigational treatment for hypercholesterolemia, showed a 62 percent reduction in LDL-C compared to placebo at 24 weeks on top of maximally-tolerated lipid-lowering therapy in the ODYSSEY LONG TERM trial TARRYTOWN, New York and PARIS, Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) today announced detailed positive results from four Phase 3 ODYSSEY trials of alirocumab in people with hypercholesterolemia.(...

2014-08-31 04:20:55

- Alirocumab, an investigational treatment for hypercholesterolemia, showed a 62 percent reduction in LDL-C compared to placebo at 24 weeks on top of maximally-tolerated lipid-lowering therapy in ODYSSEY LONG TERM trial - PARIS and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced detailed positive results from four Phase 3 ODYSSEY trials of alirocumab in people with hypercholesterolemia....

2014-08-30 23:00:40

In light of the latest development in Actos litigation, The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C. announces that it continues to investigate potential lawsuits on behalf of Actos users who have been diagnosed with bladder cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 According to Bloomberg, U.S. District Judge Rebecca Doherty upheld a decision that requires Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. to pay $9 billion in punitive damages for claims that the drugmakers concealed...

2014-08-30 12:20:58

-- LCZ696 mortality benefit exceeded what was achieved with enalapril, an ACE-inhibitor, when replacing enalapril combined with current treatment regimen for HF-REF1 -- Study showed significantly more HF-REF patients on LCZ696 regimen were alive and had fewer hospitalizations than those given enalapril regimen1 -- Heart failure affects more than 600,000 Canadians18 and is responsible for 9 per...

2014-08-30 08:20:58

- Study showed significantly more HF-REF patients on LCZ696 regimen were alive, had fewer hospitalizations than those given enalapril regimen(1) EAST HANOVER, N.J., Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the European Society of Cardiology congress and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine, Novartis revealed that its investigational heart failure medicine, LCZ696, was superior to ACE-inhibitor enalapril on key endpoints in the largest heart failure study ever...

2014-08-29 23:12:13

The County has given the green light to AltMed to establish a cultivation, processing and dispensing site at a local nursery. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 AltMed, a fully integrated Sarasota company that brings pharmaceutical industry precision to the development and production of medical cannabis, has been granted zoning approval for its primary location in Sarasota County. "Sarasota County officials acted quickly and decisively with a total commitment to attracting new...


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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