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2014-08-26 16:24:34

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Cell-based Assays: Technologies and Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/biotechnology/stem_cells/cell_based_assays_technologies_global_markets.htmlREPORT HIGHLIGHTSBCC Research estimates that the global market for cell-based assays will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.4% over the next five years to reach $15.2 billion in 2015 and $21.6 billion by...

2014-08-26 12:31:43

Award-Winning Tablets Offer New Features, Expanded Educator-Approved Learning Content CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the availability of the best new children's learning tablets - InnoTab® 3S Plus and InnoTab® 3 Plus. These 4(th) generation tablets both feature a rechargeable battery power pack so parents don't need to worry about...

2014-08-26 12:29:32

Pre-Clinical Drug Development Targeting Potential Medicinal Applications Starting with Cancer and Neurological Disorders Being Investigated with Progress Report COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC-QB: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting, is pleased to provide a guidance report on its current pre-clinical drug development programs underway, beginning with the scientific...

2014-08-26 08:31:43

--Study to Utilize Sequential Parallel Comparison Design to Minimize Placebo Response, Same Design Utilized in AVP-923 Phase II Study in Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the enrollment of the first patient into a phase II study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of AVP-786 for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). AVP-786 is a novel...

2014-08-26 08:31:28

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Apotex Inc., the largest Canadian owned pharmaceutical company, announced today that an arbitration tribunal rejected Apotex's claims that the FDA violated NAFTA by prohibiting imports of Apotex products from two plants in Ontario, Canada. "The FDA's import alert against our Etobicoke and Signet facilities effectively removed Apotex from the US solid-dose drug market for almost two years," said Dr. Jeremy B. Desai, Apotex's President and Chief...

2014-08-26 08:31:09

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced today that it has appointed David Borasky as vice president of quality management for the Copernicus Group Independent Review Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77410 "David brings a wealth of international experience to the WCG team," said WCG Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Donald...

2014-08-26 08:30:16

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologic and drug programs targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today that SYN-004, the Company's lead anti-infective product candidate for the prevention of the devastating effects of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), will be presented at the Infectious Disease Week (IDWeek 2014(TM)) held by...

2014-08-26 08:28:53

WeedHire.com First Cannabis Job Site to Have Mobile App FAIR LAWN, N.J., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AnythingIT/WeedHire (OTCBB: ANYI) today announced that WeedHire.com, the premier jobs site for the legal marijuana industry, has launched a mobile android app. WeedHire.com is the first cannabis-related job site to create a mobile app. The Company has also created an app for the iPhone, which has already been submitted to Apple for approval and is expected to launch in the coming...

2014-08-26 08:27:21

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- That's Nice LLC, a research-focused strategic marketing agency dedicated to life science markets, today announced the formation of a new dedicated team that will support clients with comprehensive strategic content development. The expanded team will combine current and new staff in both market research and strategic messaging areas at That's Nice. Guy Tiene has been hired as Director of Strategic Content to lead the team. Tiene was previously...

2014-08-25 23:10:34

For more than 40 years, Devices & Diagnostics Letter has been a must-read for industry leaders eager to stay in compliance with the FDA.With 50 issues a year, readers can be confident that they'll stay abreast of the latest FDA regulations because each bi-weekly issue brings the latest regulatory news. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Subscribe to Devices & Diagnostics Letter http://www.fdanews.com/DDLPR 510(k) Guidance Overhauls Agency Risk vs. Benefit Review For the...


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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