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2014-07-25 23:01:05

Harbor Village Florida reports on the rise in heroin use in Michigan. USA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As reported by Wood TV 8 in the article Michigan Heroin Use, OD Deaths Increase(7/20), Michigan has seen a nearly 500-person increase in heroin related overdose deaths in the past four years. While the count was 271 between 1999 and 2002, the toll increased to 728 during the 2010-2012 year range. DEA Agents believe that, like other states, drug users in Michigan have turned to heroin after...

2014-07-25 23:00:56

Harbor Village Florida reports on multiple states cracking down on heroin epidemic. USA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As reported by the Statesman Journal in the article Scanning The Battlefield in War On Heroin (7/20), police in Salem, MA as well as several other states are beginning to seriously crack down on the recent heroin epidemic that has taken many lives during the past couple of years. The article focuses on one heroin-related overdose case in which police were able to make two arrests...

2014-07-25 16:22:51

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nicotine Patch Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A nicotine patch is a smoking cessation product that helps the smokers to slowly reduce their addiction to nicotine. The patch is worn on the skin. It releases stream of nicotine into the blood through the skin. This helps reduce the physical withdrawal symptoms that occur during the...

2014-07-25 12:25:18

LAS VEGAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) is pleased to announce the execution of a binding Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with LaurelCo, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company formed to pursue the acquisition of both cultivation and dispensary medical marijuana licenses in the state of Illinois. Pursuant to the MOU, GBLX will acquire a 20% equity interest in LaurelCo, LLC in exchange for licenses to use our proprietary GrowBLOX(TM)...

2014-07-25 12:25:15

COSTA MESA, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Full Service CRO WCCT Global welcomes Peter Nieto as the new Vice President of Business Development. Peter has been in the pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years in a number of different business development positions with some of the largest CROs in the industry. These positions were primarily related to business development/sales management and marketing. The experience he has obtained over the past 30 years makes him a...

2014-07-25 12:24:46

Part of the Government's comprehensive approach to tackle prescription drug abuse OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today issued a national Call for Proposals to improve the prescribing practices for prescription drugs that have a high risk of abuse or addiction. Health Canada will devote $3.6 million to support the development of evidence-based practices for appropriate prescribing of the most commonly abused classes of...

2014-07-25 12:24:43

HOUSTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solanbridge Group Inc (OTC: SLNX) is pleased to announce that SLNX has acquired the majority interest in Buzznbrewz.com and the Letter of Intent issued on July 11, 2014 has been replaced with a fully executed Purchase Agreement. Charles R. Shirley, Managing Director of Solanbridge, stated "We are proud to have Mr. David Pecoraro and Buzznbrewz.com join SLNX's team. David has decades of experience in the private sector and developed a tremendous...

2014-07-25 12:23:30

National Experts Share Insider Profit-Driving Strategies for Cannabis Entrepreneurs DENVER, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Todd Mitchem Consulting, in conjunction with Cannabrand, the first full-service recreational cannabis marketing agency, will present "I Choose Cannabis and Business" workshops slated for five cities in September and October 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/125313 Cannabrand recently teamed up with Todd Mitchem, who has consulted for...

2014-07-25 08:25:54

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today announced that it will provide a corporate update and report second quarter 2014 financial results before the NASDAQ Global Select Market opens on Friday, August 1, 2014. That same day, Arena will host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time). The conference call may be accessed by dialing 877.643.7155 for domestic callers and 914.495.8552 for...

2014-07-25 08:25:18

Newly launched matchmaking program to provide better access to partnerships AMSTERDAM, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading events organizer UBM Live announces that CPhI South America [http://www.cphi.com/south-america/home ] is returning for the seventh year to Sao Paulo, Brazil from 5th to 7th August 2014. The event will co-locate with Food Ingredients South America (FiSA), creating South America's most comprehensive meeting point for the pharmaceutical industry....


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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