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2014-10-28 12:31:20

DENVER, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech seeking biomarker targeting lung cancer studies. Following the successful launch of AccessPPM, Pharmatech has begun its series of clinical trials in a portfolio of studies planned to treat the different molecular drivers of lung cancer. This approach, which will also be applied for other types of cancer, is designed to identify all of a patient's active biomarkers up front, then provide immediate access to research based treatment...

2014-10-28 08:36:06

ANALYTICAL RESULTS INDICATE SUCCESSFUL MOVE TO THE NEXT STAGE OF PROTOCOLS FOR PRE-CLINICAL DRUG DEVELOPMENT COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting is very pleased with the laboratory analytical reports it recently received. The testing of the cannabis harvested using EU certified as well as its own unique strains produced end results...

2014-10-28 08:35:43

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry analysts report legal marijuana & cannabis sector could top revenues of $35 billion by 2020 as operations continue to expand Nationwide. Today's Companies in focus are: OSL Holdings, Inc. (OTC: OSLH), GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: GWPH), American Green Inc. (OTC: ERBB), Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) and Megola Inc. (OTC: MGON) OSL Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OSLH) announced today the development of...

2014-10-28 08:34:19

YARDLEY, Pa., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OSL Holdings Inc. (OTCQB: OSLH) ("OSL"), a socially conscious business model dedicated to consumer advocacy, social activism and the advancement of civil liberties through the power of commerce, announced today the development of a multi-tier, on-line cross platform social network and information repository solution that will enable legal marijuana dispensaries and hydroponic gardening supply retailers to manage marketing, lead generation,...

2014-10-28 08:33:41

LOS ANGELES and SHANGHAI, Oct. 28. 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The generation of high-resolution pictures of hundreds of medically important proteins known as G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) will be the goal of an ambitious new international partnership. Called the GPCR Consortium, this non-profit initiative brings together major pharmaceutical companies and leading research institutes from three continents to advance GPCR research for drug development. The human body is controlled by...

2014-10-28 08:33:39

During Cold and Flu Season, Double Check Medicine Labels to Avoid Doubling Up on Acetaminophen WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition (AAC) is kicking off its annual "Double Check; Don't Double Up" campaign today, reminding consumers to double check their medicine labels to avoid doubling up on medicines with acetaminophen when treating cold and flu symptoms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154679-INFO Americans catch an...

2014-10-27 23:10:32

The FDA's enforcement plan makes it clear: Developing a successful CAPA program has never been more important. FDAnews and Compliance Media, Inc. are offering an advanced version of their previous CAPA investigations class, fully updated to meet tough FDA scrutiny in 2014. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Conducting Advanced Root Cause Analysis and CAPA Investigations Understanding Advanced Critical Thinking Skills and Innovative Techniques to Improve the Quality of...

2014-10-27 23:07:35

Narconon Arrowhead takes the Red Ribbon Pledge to be a part of creating a drug-free America, and to participate by setting guidelines to help our children grow-up safe, healthy and drug-free. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 The National Family Partnership (NFP) was established in 1980 by some determined and concerned parents who knew they should begin playing a leadership role in drug prevention. For more than three decades, the organization has supported families and...

2014-10-27 16:27:26

Innovative software uses genetic information to find the best treatment options for cancer patients HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, MolecularMatch, Inc. announced it has launched its innovative software solution as an open Beta information service for oncologists and patients to easily connect cancer patients with the most appropriate FDA-approved treatments and clinical trials based on the molecular make-up of the patient's disease....

2014-10-27 16:26:08

The paper is available to the public in the just published Sept/Oct PDA Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) published definitions for four key quality metrics in an updated version of its "Points to Consider: Pharmaceutical Quality Metrics," which was first published independently in December 2013. The new version adds the four definitions, which include the recommended methodology to...


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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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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