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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...

2014-09-11 04:20:52

DALLAS, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) research report of 194 pages to its store. This research not only provides a comprehensive and thorough knowledge of the latest Chinese regulations for imported medical device registration but also introduces the practical operation on how to comply with the Chinese...

2014-09-10 23:13:00

On September 6, the FDA announced that Pharmacy Creations recalled four product lots because they may have the potential of not being sterile. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on prescription preparations. The US FDA announced on...

2014-09-10 23:08:02

The Alabama Supreme Court ruled that brand-name drug companies can be sued for injuries caused by its generic equivalent if the brand-name manufacturer made misleading or inaccurate claims about the drug, and those claims were relied upon by the injured person’s physician; this decision confirms the court’s previous ruling last year. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by...


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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