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OTTAWA, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The issue: Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., in consultation with Health Canada, is recalling one batch of RAN-Gabapentin, a medication used
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
NEW YORK, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc.
-- New Drug Application for once-daily formulation of lorcaserin expected to be submitted to the FDA later this year -- WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.
The reality of prescription drug spending in Medicaid, more than 240 Medicines in Development to treat blood cancers, PPA celebrates its 10th anniversary, look at a patient with rheumatoid arthritis
Heliospectra AB announces that its Director of Medicinal Plant Research, Dr.
The legalization of recreational marijuana in some states is spurring rapid revenue growth for cannabis growers.
WASHINGTON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The US Department of Justice has recently taken actions to stop the introduction of illegal medicines into the US pharmaceutical supply chain.
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 (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...
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...
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...
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.