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2014-04-16 09:48:04

Over 20 years after the fatal fialuridine trial, a study published this week in PLOS Medicine demonstrates that mice with humanized livers recapitulate the drug's toxicity. The work suggests that this mouse model should be added to the repertoire of tools used in preclinical screening of drugs for liver toxicity before they are given to human participants in clinical trials. A retrospective analysis by the US National Academy of Sciences of all preclinical fialuridine toxicity tests, which...

2014-04-16 08:34:30

HAYWARD, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) today announced that it is commencing shipment of authorized generic RENVELA (sevelamer carbonate 800 mg tablets), through Global Pharmaceuticals, Impax's generics division. RENVELA is indicated for the control of serum phosphorus in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96035LOGO Under the terms of a settlement agreement, Genzyme,...

2014-04-16 08:34:21

Clinical Results Open Significant Market Opportunity for BioElectronics Corp. FREDERICK, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced consumer medical devices, announced reports on preliminary results of a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial on osteoarthritis of the knee (knee pain) using ActiPatch® Therapy. An abstract on the interim analysis of the osteoarthritis (OA) knee pain study has been accepted by...

2014-04-16 08:30:45

ALBANY, New York, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "The Pharmaceutical Market [http://www.researchmoz.us/pharmaceutical-market-reports-38.html ]: Greece, Denmark, Bahrain, Sri Lanka and Czech Republic "to its huge collection of research reports. The macroenvironment for the Danish pharmaceutical industry is improving.The centre-left coalition, of the Social Democratic Party, the Socialist People's Party and the Social...

2014-04-16 08:30:36

Company to Build and Manage Two 30,000 Sq Ft Tier 3 Producer/Processing Plants Under 99-Year Management Contracts with Pending Licensees LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Primco Management Inc. (OTCQB: PMCM), a medical marijuana real estate management and multi-media company, today announced that the Company has entered into an agreement with private land owners to acquire two five acre parcels zoned for medical marijuana cultivation in Snohomish County, Washington, where...

2014-04-16 08:27:53

Analysis points to three potential blockbusters: Sovaldi, Anoro Ellipta and Idelalisib entering market this year PHILADELPHIA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, released its annual forecast of the leading drugs to watch in 2014, including three potential blockbuster treatments anticipated to attain more than $1 billion in sales through...

2014-04-16 04:22:03

AMSTERDAM, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Responsibilities will include widening the brand's global reach and continuing CPhI Worldwide event expansion CPhI Worldwide [http://www.cphi.com ], part of UBM Live, has announced the appointment of Rutger Oudejans to the role of Brand Director of the UBM Pharma Portfolio. Central to the role is responsibility for the strategic development of UBM's Pharmaceutical brands (CPhI, ICSE, Inno-Pack...

2014-04-16 04:22:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jessica Smith is skating her way into history. The 30-year-old speed skater boasts an impressive career: she's a four-time World Championship medalist and a twelve-time World Cup medalist. And she's had a big year. She wowed crowds when she dominated the U.S. Olympic speed skating trials, earning a spot in the recent Sochi Olympics in not one but THREE short-track speed skating events. And she recently broke U.S. records in both the 3,000...

2014-04-16 00:21:06

TOKYO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ajinomoto Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. announced on April 16 that the abstract of phase 2a clinical study data of an oral alpha 4 integrin antagonist, development code AJM300, has been accepted for presentation at the Digestive Disease Week 2014 (May 3 - 6 in Chicago, USA). The contents of data will be presented at the beginning of Joint Presidential Plenary Session collaborated by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American...

2014-04-16 00:21:04

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tn85gq/drug_injection) has announced the addition of the "Drug Injection Devices to 2018. Devices, Markets, Strategies and Forecasts" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tn85gq/drug_injection ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The past decade has seen a dramatic shift...


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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