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2014-09-10 12:28:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement on behalf of RetireSafe: Dear Member of Congress; We write to you today to bring to your attention a critical safety issue that could affect all Americans, but especially those older Americans who rely on relatively new medicines called "biologics". RetireSafe, a 400,000-supporter strong nationwide advocacy organization for seniors, works hard to give a voice to retired Americans and those who hope to retire....

2014-09-10 12:24:38

AMGEN, ASTRAZENECA AND CELGENE SHOW HIGHEST COMMITMENT TO TRANSPARENCY NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citeline®, an Informa business unit, and the pharmaceutical industry's leading research authority on clinical trials, reported today that clinical trial transparency, also known as responsible data sharing, is in a much healthier state than shown in previous studies, when you refer to the right variety of sources. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120917/NE75453LOGO...

2014-09-10 12:24:20

Ten-year savings hits record at nearly $1.5 trillion according to annual Generic Drug Savings in the U.S. report WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) today released a report showing that generic drugs saved the United States health system $239 billion in 2013, a 14% increase over cost savings achieved in 2012, and the largest annual savings to date. The report also calculates that generic medications saved a record of nearly $1.5...

2014-09-10 08:39:50

Company Attains Number One Spot in "Green Collar" Jobspace in Just Three Months FAIR LAWN, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AnythingIT/WeedHire (OTCBB: ANYI) today announced that WeedHire.com was the most visited career site in the legal cannabis industry during the month of August, according to SimilarWeb, which measures online behavior worldwide. "Reaching the number one spot in just three months is an exciting sign that WeedHire.com really has become the go-to place for job...

2014-09-10 08:32:36

- Findings and research approach published in Nature Communications - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueprint Medicines, a leader in discovering and developing highly selective kinase inhibitors for genomically defined cancers, today announced the identification of several new cancer drug targets known as fusion genes. These findings were made through a proprietary computational approach and led to two new drug discovery programs at Blueprint Medicines. Blueprint Medicines'...

2014-09-10 08:31:41

Earlier this year upon CFDA approval to the IOPtiMate[TM] system, a strategic distribution agreement was signed with a target of at least 100 systems in China - the world's largest glaucoma markets TEL AVIV, Israel, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Life Sciences Investments Ltd. (TASE: BOLT, OTCQX:BLGTY), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes biomedical innovations in ophthalmology and cancer diagnostics, announces the first sale of an IOPtiMate(TM)...

2014-09-10 08:31:37

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marijuana & Cannabis industry experiences continued growth as emerging companies develop new cannabis opportunities as a result of recent clinical studies, reports provided on latest product developments from various sector related companies: Flameret Inc. (OTC: FLRE), Cannabis Science Inc. (OTC: CBIS), Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA), Terra Tech Corp. (OTC: TRTC), American Green Inc. (OTC: ERBB) and Easton...

2014-09-10 08:30:43

New addition expands WCG's New England presence and increases its expertise in all phases of clinical research PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced today that New England Independent Review Board (IRB) has joined the group of companies. Based near Boston, MA, New England IRB expands WCG's presence in the important New England clinical...

2014-09-10 08:30:16

Company Plans on Introducing Second CBD ("Cannabidiol") Product Within Days VENICE, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flameret, Inc. (OTC: FLRE) announced today that Royal Hemp Corporation, its wholly-owned Colorado subsidiary, has begun shipping high CBD hemp oil orders. The company previously announced the launch of Cannadol(TM), its high CBD (cannabidiol) hemp oil. Over the first three days after the product launch was announced, the company received orders from 21 different...

2014-09-10 08:30:06

YARDLEY, Pa., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1974 Mapi has lead Patient-Centred Research and pioneered industry wide innovations in Pharmaceutical Market Research, Cross-Cultural adaptation of Patient Reported Outcomes and Post-Approval pharmaceutical Research. Initiating global programs such as the ERIQA group; launch of the PRO Harmonization Group (which brings together the members of ERIQA, ISOQOL, ISPOR and the 'Health Outcomes Committee' of PhRMA, and the FDA) 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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