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2014-09-30 08:31:22

New Executive Brings Experience from Merck, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Proctor & Gamble PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) today announced the appointment of Jennifer Laux as Vice President, Commercial. In this position she will be charged with the development of Inovio's commercialization strategy for its growing portfolio of oncology and infectious disease DNA immunotherapies. As Inovio advances its lead program into...

2014-09-30 08:31:07

SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Primco Management Inc. (OTCBB: PMCM), a medical marijuana, real estate management and multi-media company today announced that the Company has acquired a 51% interest in Pops Edibles, a San Francisco bay area based medical marijuana boutique that specializes in the formulation and manufacture of both Tetrahydrocannabinol ("THC") and Cannabidiol ("CBD") based 100% organic lollipops designed for both the medical and recreational communities. "The...

2014-09-30 08:30:41

MUMBAI, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's regulatory framework for in-vitro diagnostic reagents is undergoing earthshaking changes. The country's new leaders have recognized that the regulations for supervision and administration of in-vitro diagnostic reagents are far from perfect along with rapid population growth and thriving economy over the past 30 years. Chinese state council issued the latest "Regulations for the Supervision and Administration of Medical...

2014-09-30 08:28:21

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Marijuana News (TNMNews) will premiere its third talk radio show on Internet radio station Live365 on September 30, 2014 as well as on the company's website at: www.TNMNews.com. TNMNews is the unbiased news source covering the political, economic, medicinal, and cultural issues surrounding the ever changing medicinal and recreational marijuana industry. This episode's featured guests include an interview with counterculture...

2014-09-29 23:11:48

When just one wrong word can derail an entire drug marketing campaign, manufacturers need to know what that one word is. In 90 highly informative minutes, Washington lawyer Julie Tibbetts shows just what the FDA is looking for in branding, advertising and promotion. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Drug Promotion Enforcement Letters: 19 Buzzwords OPDP Keys On During Promotional Reviews **FDAnews Webinar** Oct. 29, 2014 — 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT http://...

2014-09-29 23:11:42

John Redman, Executive Director of Californians for Drug-Free Youth, spoke to parents and families in Tampa Bay about the realities of marijuana dispensaries and the dangers to children and teens from his experiences with legalized medical marijuana in California. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 John Redman, Executive Director of Californians for Drug-Free Youth and Director of Demand Reduction for California’s High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, spoke to parents and...

2014-09-29 23:10:49

Ganjapreneur, a website dedicated to the business side of legalized cannabis, has published the first episode of their recently-announced web series. The 20-minute video features an interview and shop tour with John Evich of Top Shelf Cannabis, and also includes footage of the first sale of edibles and concentrates in Washington State's recreational market. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Ganjapreneur, a website devoted to cannabis industry business news and culture, has...

2014-09-29 23:10:17

The latest report in Atlantic Information Services’s Management Insight Series draws on case studies to provide multi-pronged strategies to manage specialty drug coupons without compromising patient access. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce the release of Copay Coupons for Specialty Drugs: Strategies for Health Plans and PBMs, the latest report in its Management Insight Series. The report provides details of steps...

2014-09-29 23:06:14

This study, Impact of Physician Dispensing Reform in Georgia, 2nd Edition, is an update to the 2013 WCRI study that examined the early results of Georgia’s reform using pre- and post-reform data. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) showed that Georgia’s changes to the reimbursement rules for physician-dispensed drugs reduced the average price per pill paid by 25–40 percent for most of the drugs commonly...

2014-09-29 23:03:24

In May, the website for mesothelioma patients and their families reported on the first mesothelioma patient accepted into a U.K. clinical trial of the drug, which was recently approved by the FDA for use in treating advanced melanoma patients. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 MesotheliomaHelp.org is calling attention today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s accelerated approval of Keytruda (pembrolizumab; MK-3475) for the treatment of patients with advanced or surgically...


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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cacodemon
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