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2014-10-14 16:28:36

- Presented at the 2014 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced that treatment with intravenous ibuprofen was superior in reducing temperatures in hospitalized, febrile pediatric patients when compared to treatment with oral or suppository acetaminophen. These results were presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition in San...

2014-10-14 16:28:30

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), an oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, announced today positive results from recently analyzed pharmacokinetic (PK) data from the first eight (8) patients enrolled in its ongoing TRIBECA(TM) (TRIal establishing BE between Cynviloq(TM) and Albumin-bound paclitaxel) registrational trial. The data from these patients supports earlier completion of the...

2014-10-14 16:28:25

Robert W. Pollock Named President MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Melbourne Laboratories(TM) announced today the appointment of Robert W. Pollock as the Company's founding President and Chief Scientific Officer. Pollock joins Melbourne from Lachman Consulting Services, where he had a distinguished 20-year career working with industry to address a myriad of regulatory, compliance and development issues. Prior to Lachman Pollock was with the United States Public...

2014-10-14 16:28:02

North Carolina technical assistant wins a free space makeover PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) today announced the winners of the Organize Your Stuff contest, which was designed to help adults organize their space and reduce clutter. Sydney Bloom, 28, from Charlotte, NC was chosen as the grand prize winner after submitting a picture of her craft room and the reason she needed help organizing it. To help Sydney achieve her organizational goals,...

2014-10-14 12:31:00

DUBLIN, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global High Throughput Screening (HTS) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 High throughput screening (HTS) is a technology of screening and analyzing a large number of biological or chemical compounds against specific targets. It is generally a fully automated technology and involves instruments, consumables, and software for screening and...

2014-10-14 12:29:18

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. announces the immediate launch of Mefenamic Acid 250mg Capsules. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration previously granted final approval for the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product. This product is one of five approved Breckenridge ANDA products secured from the September 2013 acquisition of certain Cypress Pharmaceutical, Inc. product assets. Breckenridge's Mefenamic Acid...

2014-10-14 12:28:59

Saad Dinno, RPh, FIACP, FACA, of Massachusetts Recognized as an Ambassador for Compounding Pharmacists HOUSTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PCCA has named Saad Dinno, RPh, FIACP, FACA, co-owner of Acton Pharmacy, in Acton, MA, West Concord Pharmacy, in Concord, MA, and Keyes Drugs in Newton, MA, as its Dr. M. George Weber 2014 Compounding Pharmacist of the Year. The award, which is given annually to an independent pharmacist who has demonstrated service excellence to...

2014-10-14 08:41:05

DENVER, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy Poinsett, CEO and Co-Founder of MJ Freeway®, will be presenting at Harmonizing Marijuana Legalization with Environmental, Land Use, and Other Regulations on October 23. The University of California School of Law has invited Ms. Poinsett to present on the Industry Perspectives on Enforcement of Civil Obligations panel. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151851LOGO "I am pleased to be speaking about the emerging issue of...

2014-10-14 08:33:35

Providing longer market monopolies has not increased domestic R&D spending TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Research and development spending by brand-name drug companies in Canada has dropped to the lowest level ever recorded according to a recently released study by the federal government's Patented Medicine Price Review Board (PMPRB). The PMPRB's latest annual reports shows that in 2013 member companies of Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) spent only...

2014-10-14 08:33:08

The Leader in Rewards for Medication Adherence Extends Gamification Platform for Pharmaceutical Industry through Agreement with Leading Incentives Provider NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthPrize Technologies, a leading digital health company leveraging gaming dynamics, rewards and education with the goal of improving medication adherence today announced an agreement with Connexions Loyalty that builds upon Connexions' industry leading rewards platform. 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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