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2014-07-25 08:25:18

Newly launched matchmaking program to provide better access to partnerships AMSTERDAM, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading events organizer UBM Live announces that CPhI South America [http://www.cphi.com/south-america/home ] is returning for the seventh year to Sao Paulo, Brazil from 5th to 7th August 2014. The event will co-locate with Food Ingredients South America (FiSA), creating South America's most comprehensive meeting point for the pharmaceutical industry....

2014-07-25 00:21:04

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today confirmed the PDUFA date for Zalviso remains July 27, 2014. The company recently learned that a rumor circulated online stating the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved Zalviso. As of July 24, 2014 there has been...

2014-07-24 23:14:13

Current Regulations Are Insufficient and Fail to Address a Growing Demand for this Treatment Option Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The medical staff of the Holistic Center, Dr. Robert Wong, MD and Diane Tarr, MS, APRN, BC, caution patients not to obtain their medicine from Massachusetts caregivers unless they are your own “personal” caregiver. The staff supports the need for patients to obtain their medical cannabis immediately but does not support allowing one caregiver...

2014-07-24 23:14:07

Bio-ID Diagnostics Inc., the parent company of MultiGEN Diagnostics Inc., has been awarded a US patent for broad based QC/QA applications in clinical diagnostic testing. This can eliminate false negatives and provide novel features for sample tracking. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The patent provides substantially greater confidence in the reporting of molecular diagnostic test results. It also enables true sample ID and superior tracking capabilities necessary for the validation...

2014-07-24 23:13:43

“Highly concentrated formulations are the inevitable next generation of Parenteral Biologics.” Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Freeslate, Inc., the leading provider of high throughput research solutions for biopharmaceutical development, today announced its feature in the BioProcess International article “Highly Concentrated Protein Formulations” by Jim Kling. Topics of this article include problematic issues with highly concentrated protein formulations and how automation...

2014-07-24 23:12:35

Cannabis Professional University is holding an educational symposium in Charlotte, North Carolina on August 3. The keynote speaker will be medical marijuana researcher Dr. Suzanne Sisely. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The North Carolina Cannabis Patients Network has invited Cannabis Professional University (http://cannaprou.org/) to hold a seminar in Charlotte, North Carolina on August 3 at the Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel. With the passage and signing of House Bill 1220, North...

2014-07-24 23:11:58

On July 19, healthcare professionals and consumers were notified not to use drugs marketed as sterile produced by Downing Labs LLC, aka NuVision Pharmacy, as they may be contaminated. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Sterile Drug...

2014-07-24 23:09:34

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Molecular Diagnostics markets. Global market for Molecular Diagnostics is projected to reach US$10.7 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, increasing prevalence of chronic and life-threatening diseases, growing need for better disease diagnostics, and advancements in proteomics and genomics. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Molecular diagnosis represents a rapidly expanding sector in...

2014-07-24 23:09:16

Study finds 4 in 10 parents can’t properly dose liquid medications and new app OTCPlus by Ace innovation Group helps clear confusion at the Rx aisle. New research has found that many Americans become confused when dealing with over-the-counter medications, and thereby increase their odds of taking the wrong dosage. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 A study published in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics was conducted by Dr. Shonna Yin of NYU’s Langone Medical Center. She found...

2014-07-24 23:08:33

This webinar will provide best practice insights into dose selection for First in Human (FIH) dose escalation studies to mitigate risk and optimize the value of your early clinical data. The live broadcast will be taking place on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 @ 10am EDT / 3pm BST (UK GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The first part of the session on “Best Practices for Optimizing Dose Escalation in First in Human Studies” will cover comprehensive clinical support in early...

Latest Pharmacology Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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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