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2014-10-17 08:25:41

Brings 25 years of clinical and leadership experience to Ameritox brands BALTIMORE, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced the appointment of Thomas Smith, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Smith will lead a field-based team offering scientific resources for healthcare providers, patients and managed care plans. Smith has held leadership positions at a variety of healthcare companies that have...

2014-10-17 08:25:39

BEIJING, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBPO, "China Biologic" or the "Company"), a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China, today announced that the Company has received approval from the China Food and Drug Administration (the "CFDA") for commercial manufacturing of human prothrombin complex concentrate ("PCC") at its Shandong Taibang facility. The CFDA inspected Shandong Taibang's new coagulation factor...

2014-10-17 08:25:31

-- Nuvo to Host Conference Call/Webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET -- MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced that it has completed the sale of its PENNSAID 2% U.S. sales and marketing rights to Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:HZNP) for a cash payment of US$45 million (CDN$50 million) which was payable on closing. Effective January 1, 2015, Horizon...

2014-10-17 08:24:03

NEW YORK, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BreedIT Corp., (OTCQB: BRDT) through its Israeli subsidiary, BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license holder and distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions software for plant breeders and researchers (collectively "BreedIT or the "Company"), today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Oded Gilboa, will be featured in an interview on CEOLIVE.TV, scheduled to air on October 17 2014 at 9:00 am EDT. The...

2014-10-16 23:06:33

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for nanoparticles in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals is expected to reach $79.8 billion in 2019, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22% for the period 2014 to 2019. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, NANOPARTICLES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY, DRUG DEVELOPMENT AND DRUG DELIVERY, the global market for nanoparticles in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals is expected to...

2014-10-16 23:05:21

This press release is to inform readers that news of shocking price hikes on generic drugs in US is propelling people to buy from Medicines Mexico Pharmacy. Acapulco, Guerrero (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 According to the Wall Street Journal, a recent analysis found that half of all generic drugs in the US sold through retailers became exceedingly more expensive over the past year. The prices paid by pharmacies for these drugs more than doubled for one out of 11 generic drugs. In some...

2014-10-16 08:32:08

New Framework Provides More Predictable, Stable Environment for Payers and Manufacturers TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians will save an estimated $3.8-billion through an unprecedented three-year agreement reached between Canada's provinces and territories and the generic pharmaceutical industry, Jim Keon, President of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA), said today. "This national framework provides enormous additional savings to Canada's health-care...

2014-10-16 08:32:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A quadriplegic battling muscle spasms has created the EpiVape - a disposable CBD hemp oil vaporizer that safely and easily delivers small doses of 100% legal hemp extract proven to significantly reduce or alleviate seizures and spasms related to neurological disorders such as epilepsy, Parkinson's, MS, spinal cord injuries. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141015/152481 Logo -...

2014-10-16 08:31:37

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Highland Therapeutics Inc. ("Highland"), a pharmaceutical company, today announced it has completed a US$25 million offering of Class A Common Shares. The financing was led by a private equity partner that is committed to Highland's long-term success. The funds raised will provide, among other things, the necessary resources for Highland, through its wholly owned subsidiary Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc. to (i) complete the...

2014-10-16 08:31:22

DUBLIN, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that it has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to market Methylphenidate Hydrochloride for Extended-release Oral Suspension, 5 mg/mL. Actavis' ANDA product is a generic version of Pfizer and Tris Pharma's Quillivant XR(®), which is a central nervous system stimulant indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit...


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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