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2014-08-14 08:28:23

-- Expanded Data from Phase II MS Trial to be Released Next Month; Plans on Course to Advance C. difficile and C-IBS Programs into the Clinic During 2014 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014, and provided an operational...

2014-08-13 23:10:44

Jack Barton and Invention Home have partnered to secure licensing interest for Perfect Dose which is a patented solution for people who need to take liquid medications, including the elderly, infants and children, and vulnerable populations such as people with disabilities. Fontana, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Inventor Jack Barton has announced his association with InventionHome to secure interest in licensing his invention Perfect Dose. Mr. Barton invented the device when he became...

2014-08-13 23:10:25

Cannabis Career Institute, nationally recognized leaders in the Cannabis Business Industry, will arrive in New York City on August 17th, 2014, to help students learn the business side of the Marijuana Industry. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 With lawmakers currently focusing on bringing the proper regulations and guidance following the legalization of medical marijuana (CNN July 7, 2014, Ferrigno and Assefa) the reality of opening up a Marijuana Industry Business is something...

2014-08-13 23:09:49

On August 7, the US FDA informed consumers that two lots of RegeneSlim appetite control capsules, by Regeneca Worldwide, were recalled due to presence of DMAA. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on appetite control capsules. The FDA...

2014-08-13 23:08:14

The Aug. 8 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Drug Benefit News (DBN) takes a look at criticism surrounding formulary exclusion lists, which pharmacy benefit managers see as a way to flex their negotiating muscle and control rising drug trend. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 In a continuing effort to flex their negotiating muscle and control rising drug trend, CVS Caremark Corp. and Express Scripts Holding Co. on Aug. 1 released their respective long-awaited formulary...

2014-08-13 23:05:44

Event Fills Information Gap for Medical Marijuana Caregivers as Rhode Island Law Change Takes Effect September 1 Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Rhode Island’s amended medical marijuana law takes effect September 1, 2014, opening up opportunities for caregivers new to the industry needing legal and medicinal quality marijuana education. To help fill the information gap for existing and prospective medical marijuana caregivers, Oaksterdam University (OU) is hosting a...

2014-08-13 23:03:21

A new medical spa and wellness center is opening two locations in Norwell and Hyannis. Offering a wide range of services, these two state-of-the-art facilities warrant a closer look. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 At MD Medical Spa and Wellness Center, the goal is to counsel the whole patient. MD Medical Spa believes that how the patient feels in their entirety reflects who they are and directly affects their life and those around them. No one is perfect, but perfection is in the eyes of the...

2014-08-13 23:01:24

GreenRushReview.com, a website focused on the emerging marijuana business sector, recently added a “Public Company Profiles” and "Press Room" section that contains relevant information on the marijuana industry’s top public companies. San Franisco, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 GreenRushReview.com, a website focused on the emerging marijuana business sector, recently added a “Public Company Profiles” section to their site at...

2014-08-13 16:26:02

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) initiated a voluntary recall on June 26, 2014 for nine packaged lots of Aranesp(®) (darbepoetin alfa) (500 mcg) prefilled syringes from non-U.S. distributors, wholesalers and a number of hospital pharmacies due to the potential presence of cellulose and/or polyester particles observed in a small number of syringes during a routine quality examination. Lots 1042847, 1044141A, 1044141C, 1044141D, 1046891A, 1046891B,...

2014-08-13 16:25:38

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and its subsidiary, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced that the Phase 3 clinical trial FOCUS (CarFilzOmib for AdvanCed Refractory MUltiple Myeloma European Study) did not meet its primary endpoint of improving overall survival (OS) (HR=0.975, 95 percent CI, 0.760, 1.249). The 315-patient, open-label study evaluated single-agent Kyprolis(®) (carfilzomib) for Injection...


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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