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2014-09-19 23:07:14

HelpRx.info, the leading provider of free prescription discounts, now offers discounts on all common high blood pressure medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Script Relief, operator of HelpRx.info, now offers free Rx discounts on all commonly prescribed high blood pressure medications. HelpRx.info is the leading provider of free online drug coupons and has saved its users over $600,000,000 on prescription costs. To further its mission of making prescription medications...

2014-09-19 23:03:18

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for human antifungal therapeutics is expected to grow to nearly $13.9 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.2%. The over-the-counter (OTC) segment is growing at a steady 3.8% CAGR. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 BCC Research reveals in its new report, ANTIFUNGAL DRUGS: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS, the global market for human antifungal therapeutics is expected to grow to...

2014-09-19 23:01:43

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed Type 2 diabetes, allegedly due to their use of the statin medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/ ) that allege the statin medication caused some patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-09-19 23:00:36

Suppliers are Prohibited From Using “Kickbacks” to Increase Sales in Federal Programs (Washington, DC) (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 “Copay coupons,” a drug manufacturer marketing tactic often used to inflate sales of brand drugs among patients with prescription drug coverage, may now be infiltrating Medicare Part D, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Federal anti-kickback laws prohibit suppliers from...

2014-09-19 16:24:27

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is moving forward with an initiative to harmonize global post-approval changes protocols. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130226/DC66667LOGO The new initiative stems from the high level of interest in the topic expressed by industry participants and regulatory authority representatives at the PDA Drug Shortages workshop, held earlier this month in Washington, DC. Representatives of...

2014-09-19 12:26:38

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Feed Testing (Mycotoxin, Pathogen, Nutritional Labeling, Crop Chemicals, Fats & Oils, and Others) Market - Trends & Forecasts To 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The need for feed testing emerged due to the occurrence of several diseases in animals due to the consumption of contaminated compound feed. Industrialization has also led...

2014-09-19 08:26:21

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, issued the following statement today in support of President Barack Obama's Executive Order Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. "As the global leader in rapid diagnostics for infectious disease, we commend the President for establishing a national strategy to address the serious threat of antibiotic resistance. We look forward to continuing to work with the Administration...

2014-09-19 08:26:05

DALLAS, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds asthma drugs market research reports titled "Asthma - Japan Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023", "Asthma - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" and "Asthma - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" to its online library. According to Asthma - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023...

2014-09-19 08:25:58

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfenex Inc. (NYSE MKT: PFNX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in the development of high-value and difficult to manufacture proteins including biosimilar therapeutics, today announced that it will be presenting at the 21(st) Annual NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry conference in New York. Bertrand Liang, chief executive officer of Pfenex, will provide an overview of the company's development programs and business strategy on...

2014-09-19 08:25:54

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTech News Coverage: Progress made as biotech companies release latest developments, patents and results of studies and trials. Companies in focus are: GenSpera Inc. (OTC: GNSZ), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD), Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) and Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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