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2014-08-20 23:13:03

Kirby Lester's KL1 tablet counter for pharma manufacturing QC reduced quality control (QC) time by 50% and increased counting accuracy for an international contract pharmaceutical packager. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Kirby Lester, LLC, a leading counting technology provider, announced its best-selling KL1 tablet counter reduced quality control (QC) time by 50% and increased counting accuracy for an international contract pharmaceutical packager. The KL1 was the subject of...

2014-08-20 23:12:11

According to the CDC, prescription painkiller overdoses are at an all-time high, and legal restrictions of painkiller abuse can actually lead to abuse of illegal substances. According to Aid in Recovery, the only viable solution is accessible, affordable drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center, today released a statement regarding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

2014-08-20 23:09:29

C3 International, Inc., manufacturer of Idrasil™, the first natural cannabis tablet on the market, has published a white paper revisiting the effects of cannabis-based therapy on migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome and other treatment-resistant conditions. Garden Grove, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 C3 International, Inc., manufacturer of Idrasil™, the first natural cannabis tablet on the market, has published a white paper revisiting the effects of cannabis-based therapy...

2014-08-20 23:08:43

The August issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Specialty Pharmacy News offers coverage of recent developments in the biosimilars specialty pharmacy segment, including the Food and Drug Administration’s recent acceptance of a biosimilar application, the first step towards approval. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Biosimilars, which are similar versions of branded biologic drugs that are approved through an abbreviated process, could reap billions in health care savings. The...

2014-08-20 23:06:41

To help fill the information gap for medical marijuana caregivers as well as patients, Oaksterdam University is hosting an Atlantic City four-day seminar that will cover everything about cannabis production from seed to harvest, important legal and civil rights issues, and insights into the current trends of the U.S. cannabis movement. The seminar will be held at Bally’s Atlantic City, 1900 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, beginning Saturday, August 23 through Tuesday, August 26....

2014-08-20 23:05:37

Top Healthcare Talent, Companies and Brand Champions to be Honored September 18th New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The finalists are in for the sixth-annual PM360 Trailblazer Awards. PM360, a leading health-marketing industry trade magazine, will honor the pharmaceutical industry’s most influential innovators. Established in 2009, the Trailblazer Awards are given to outstanding companies, marketers and brand managers representing the best the industry has to offer. “We are proud...

2014-08-20 23:01:39

The Firm is representing numerous Mirena lawsuit clients whose cases are pending in the New Jersey Litigation. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Hundreds of Mirena IUD lawsuits (http://www.themirenalawsuitcenter.com/) filed on behalf of women who were allegedly injured due to spontaneous migration of the IUD continue to move forward in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Case Management Order issued on August 15, 2014, the Court...

2014-08-20 16:25:31

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that it will participate at two upcoming investor conferences: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010919/PTCLOGO - FBR 1(st) Annual Healthcare Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on Wednesday, September 3(rd) - Citi's 9(th) Annual Biotech Conference at The Mandarin Oriental Boston on Thursday, September 4(th) In addition, management will present a company...

2014-08-20 16:25:29

Electronic Technology Blocks Illegal Sales, Allows Legal Ones LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today lauded the latest results achieved by the real-time, pseudoephedrine (PSE) blocking system in Tennessee. The system, known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine sales and helps law enforcement officials track down methamphetamine offenders and make...

2014-08-20 16:25:28

Electronic Technology Blocks Illegal Sales, Allows Legal Ones LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today lauded the latest results achieved by the real-time, pseudoephedrine (PSE) blocking system in Missouri. The system, known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine sales and helps law enforcement officials track down methamphetamine offenders and make...


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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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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