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2014-08-27 12:30:42

All doctors in states where cannabis is legal should learn more about this plant immediately. DENVER, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Todd Mitchem's mother was diagnosed with cancer a second time her doctor told her that she had only six months remaining to put her affairs in order. "That was a terrifying moment," recalls Mitchem. "Her doctor was so convinced of her prognosis that we began to accept the inevitable. Saying goodbye to my mother was going to be the hardest thing I...

2014-08-27 12:30:26

Profit Attributable to Owners of the Company Up by 34.4% HONG KONG, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd. (HKEx: 0460) ("Sihuan Pharmaceutical" or the "Company"), a leading pharmaceutical company with the largest cardio-cerebral vascular ("CCV") drug franchise in China's prescription drug market, today announced the unaudited consolidated results of the Company and its subsidiaries (collectively the "Group") for the six months ended 30 June 2014...

2014-08-27 12:30:03

LYNDHURST N.J. and NINGBO, China, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerigen Pharmaceuticals Limited ("Amerigen") and the Ningbo Menovo Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, ("Menovo") today announced they had entered into a collaboration agreement regarding the development of generic pharmaceuticals, primarily targeting the United States market. Under the terms of the agreement, Amerigen and Menovo will jointly develop products for Amerigen to commercialize in the United States. Menovo will be...

2014-08-27 12:26:53

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, announced today that it has released a preview of its Drug Shortages Prevention Plan aimed at helping the pharmaceutical industry avoid drug shortages and maintain a robust and reliable supply of medications to patients world-wide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120912/DC73253LOGO The Plan, a first for the industry, was developed by ISPE and its expert pharmaceutical...

2014-08-27 08:28:58

DANIA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (NASDAQCM: VPCO; "Vapor" or "the Company"), a leading U.S.-based electronic cigarette and vaporizer company, today announced that the Company and International Vapor Group, Inc. (http://www.internationalvaporgroup.com) and certain of its subsidiaries ("IVG") have mutually terminated their previously announced asset purchase agreement entered into on May 14, 2014 and amended on July 25, 2014. The Company and IVG mutually...

2014-08-27 08:28:22

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review designation for ivabradine for the treatment of chronic heart failure (HF). Ivabradine is an oral drug that inhibits the I(f) current ("funny" current) in the sinoatrial node, the body's cardiac pacemaker.(1) Ivabradine works to slow the heart rate without negative effects on myocardial contractility or ventricular...

2014-08-27 08:28:17

BOSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) ("Columbia" or "the Company"), a provider of pharmaceutical development, clinical trial manufacturing, and advanced analytical and consulting services to the pharmaceutical industry, today announced that it will participate at the upcoming Rodman & Renshaw 16(th) Annual Global Investment Conference, to be held in New York. The Company will present at the conference at 11:15am on September 9, 2014 at...

2014-08-27 08:27:59

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into a new clinical affiliation with MedStar Health, a leading health care system with ten hospitals in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, which will enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. Through this...

2014-08-27 08:27:21

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 27, 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 announced that senior management will be participating at the FBR Healthcare One on One Conference and presenting at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference. Details of the two events are as follows: FBR Healthcare One...

2014-08-27 08:24:05

MarketOptimizer.org adds new clinical trial report "Fatty Liver Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Fatty Liver Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 provides data on the Fatty Liver Disease clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Fatty Liver Disease. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their recruitment status as per the site...


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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