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2014-09-11 23:08:38

Dr. Amy Baxter, Shark Tank alumni and TEDMED 2014 speaker has been given 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for her company's innovative product, Buzzy®. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 MMJ Labs LLC, the world leader in non-invasive reusable pain relief devices, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with expanded indications for Buzzy® for the control of pain associated with injections,...

2014-09-11 23:08:07

Florida Buds LLC, in collaboration with ArborSide Compassion, was named the winner of the High CBD Edible category with “Lunch Box” at High Times magazine’s 2014 Cannabis Cup in Seattle, WA. With “Lunch Box,” Florida Buds became the first company based in Florida to win the High Times Cannabis Cup. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Florida Buds, in collaboration with ArborSide Compassion, was named the winner of the Best High CBD Edible category with the “Lunch...

2014-09-11 23:06:23

Leader in Ion Channel Research to have a prominent presence at SPS with particular focus on the Investigational New Drug (IND) application process. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 ChanTest will host a sponsored session entitled “The ABC’s of IND’s” at the Safety Pharmacology Society (SPS) Annual Meeting on Monday, October 20th. This session will touch on the shortcomings of the current nonclinical and clinical assays used for cardiac risk assessment, and address some...

2014-09-11 23:05:13

Millennium Treatment Group will treat patients from New Jersey who are battling heroin addiction, which has become a full-blown epidemic in the Garden State. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 New Jersey is in the midst of a full-blown heroin crisis. According to the New Jersey Attorney General, there were 449 overdose deaths from heroin and morphine in 2012, 591 deaths in 2013 and 380 deaths in the first six months of 2014. While Millennium Treatment Group is located in Florida,...

2014-09-11 23:02:27

Hurricane season is here, and it’s time to plan ahead for potential disasters. Sugar Land, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Hurricane season has begun, and history has proven that the end of the season can often be the most dangerous. MedX Pharmacy is here to help their customers plan ahead and be prepared for sudden disaster. Always make sure to keep an adequate supply of medication on hand in case disaster strikes without warning. Don’t wait until your down to your last 2 dosages of...

2014-09-11 16:27:32

Colorado and Washington experience surges in marijuana tests positivity rate, but data suggests state legalization of recreational marijuana may not be sole driver of increases MADISON, N.J., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The percentage of positive drug tests among American workers has increased for the first time in more than a decade, fueled by a rise in marijuana and amphetamines, according to an analysis of 8.5 million urine, oral fluid and hair workplace drug test results...

2014-09-11 12:27:32

SCHAUMBURG, IL, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catamaran Corp. (NASDAQ: CTRX) (TSX: CCT), a leading provider of technology and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services, announces that Tony Perkins, Investor Relations, will present at the CIBC 13(th) Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference in Montréal, Québec. Catamaran's presentation will take place on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. ET. About Catamaran Catamaran, the industry's fastest-growing pharmacy...

2014-09-11 08:28:52

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage" or "the Company") (OTC: PTGEF, Canadian Securities Exchange: PBT.U), announces that it intends to conduct a Private Placement to raise up to US$ 2 million for funding its preclinical development activities and financial commitments to Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Limited, ("Biohaven"). The Company is proposing to complete a non-brokered offering of up to 20 million common shares at a price of US$0.10...

2014-09-11 08:27:40

Access to treatment and patient education to be the focus ST. CATHARINES, ON, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Cannabis Clinics (CCC), a new medical clinic focusing on medical marijuana as a treatment option, will open in St. Catharines on September 16, 2014 and will be the first of its kind to operate with zero patient fees. With the recent implementation of the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR), medical marijuana has become a legitimate treatment option for...

2014-09-11 04:21:10

- Currently no approved treatment options available for patients living with HS, a skin disease which impacts approximately 1 percent of the adult population worldwide1,2 COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced results from a Phase 3 pivotal study demonstrating that HUMIRA(®) (adalimumab) is effective in reducing common clinical signs and symptoms in moderate-to-severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), specifically the number of abscesses and...

Latest Pharmacology Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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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