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2014-10-27 08:31:34

AVT built systems will be key in providing automation and compliance to an industry expected to grow to $35 billion CORONA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a leader in automated retailing systems, safe and secure storage systems, and custom vending machines, commented today on the recent report in the Washington Post that said the legal cannabis industry could reach revenues of $35 billion by 2020. To put that figure in...

2014-10-27 08:30:31

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com), a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, is proud to announce the addition of Ms. Jennifer S. Love, a former senior executive of the FBI, to its Board of Directors. Ms. Love was a 27-year veteran of the FBI, having retired as the Assistant Director of the FBI Security Division, a position she was appointed to in...

2014-10-27 08:29:30

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) reported today that Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that it has notified Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTIE) that Pfizer has decided to discontinue its agreement to develop and commercialize REMOXY(®) (oxycodone) Extended-Release Capsules CII, an investigational extended-release oral formulation of oxycodone. Pfizer will return all rights, including responsibility for regulatory...

2014-10-27 08:28:49

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today announced that it will host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) on Monday, November 3, 2014, to provide a corporate update and discuss third quarter 2014 financial results. Arena will release its financial results before the NASDAQ Global Select Market opens that day. The conference call may be accessed by dialing 877.643.7155 for domestic callers and...

2014-10-27 08:28:36

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced the formal implementation of its own full-time U.S. sales force with field selling of ASCEND Therapeutics US LLC(')s ("ASCEND"), EstroGel(®), scheduled to start the week of November 17, 2014. EstroGel(® )is the leading non-patch transdermal brand of estrogen replacement therapy commercialized in the U.S. The selling of EstroGel(®) by Aeterna Zentaris is part of...

2014-10-27 08:27:57

Addition of Respected Clinical Trials Company Expands MPI Research Capabilities to Include Human Phase I Testing MATTAWAN, Mich., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MPI Research today announced it has acquired the assets of Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Jasper Clinical Research & Development, Inc. Jasper is a respected clinical research organization that provides early-stage human clinical testing of promising new drugs, and is well known to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies...

2014-10-26 23:01:23

The Firm is representing numerous women in Mirena lawsuits that allege complications associated with spontaneous migration of the IUD. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 26, 2014 A New Jersey litigation involving Mirena lawsuits (http://www.mirenalawsuit2014.com/) is gearing up for a status conference next month in Bergen County Superior Court, where almost 1,100 cases have now been filed, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. A Calendar posted on the Court’s website shows a Case Management...

2014-10-24 23:07:31

On October 22, the FDA announced that 11,640 boxes of Assured brand Naproxen Sodium tablets, by Contract Packaging Resources Inc., are recalled due to packaging mix-up. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Assured Brand Naproxen...

2014-10-24 23:00:45

USMedicalMarijuana.net reports a potentially substantial increase in tax revenue due to the legalization of marijuana in numerous states on November 4. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Numerous states, at least 17 municipalities, and one U.S. territory will vote on whether or not to legalize marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes on November 4. USMedicalMarijuana.net reports a tax revenue increase potentially amounting to billions of dollars will result after...

2014-10-24 16:25:31

Point-Of-Sale System Blocks Illegal Pseudoephedrine Sales But Protects Lawful Purchase LUTHERVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today highlighted the latest results achieved by Kentucky's real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine (PSE) tracking system. The National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) system automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine purchases at the point of sale and helps flag meth...


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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