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2008-10-15 12:00:33

Mirixa, a provider of pharmacy-based patient care services, and healthlinks.net, a subsidiary of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, have signed a definitive technology licensing and business consulting agreement, paving the way for the use of MirixaPro in Australia's pharmacies nationwide. Mirixa Australia, a newly formed business venture, will be operated by the Guild's healthlinks.net subsidiary. Under the agreement, Mirixa, which is sponsored by the National Community Pharmacists...

2008-10-14 09:00:45

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- NCPA 110th Annual Convention -- Mirixa Corporation, the leader in pharmacy-based patient care services and healthlinks.net, a subsidiary of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, announced today that they have signed a definitive technology licensing and business consulting agreement, paving the way for the use of MirixaPro(SM) in Australia's pharmacies nationwide. Mirixa Australia, a newly formed business venture, will be operated by the Guild's...

2008-10-10 06:00:16

By Edward Wong Huang Yuanxi contributed research. * The Chinese government announced that it has banned the sale of an herbal medicine after three people died and three others fell seriously ill. The warning about the medicine, called ciwujia, was posted on the Web site of the State Food and Drug Administration late Wednesday. It said six people had been severely affected after being injected with the herbal formula made by Wandashan Pharmaceutical, based in northeastern China....

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Kearney, Kevin R Objectives. To describe the design of a required service- learning course offered to first- year (P1) pharmacy students, and to assess student learning and the relevance of this learning in the pharmacy curriculum. Design. A 14-week service-learning course was designed and community organizations were recruited to participate. All first-year students enrolled in the School completed the course. A post-course survey was administered to the students, inquiring about what...

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Timpe, Erin M Wuller, William R; Karpinski, Julie P Objective. To create a service-learning project to provide poison prevention education to preschool through fifth-grade students. Design. The School of Pharmacy collaborated with the Illinois Poison Center and campus departments to train pharmacy students as poison prevention educators. Seventy-eight first-year pharmacy students developed and gave age-appropriate, interactive presentations to more than 8,000 students at preschools and...

2008-09-13 03:00:10

By Johnson, Teela Boon, Heather; Jurgens, Tannis; Austin, Zubin; Moineddin, Rahim; Eccott, Lynda; Heschuk, Shirley Objective. To determine fourth-year Canadian pharmacy students' knowledge of herbal medicine and whether that knowledge is associated with mandatory instruction in herbal medicine. Methods. Standardized multiple-choice tests assessing students' herbal knowledge were distributed to all fourth-year BSc pharmacy students at 5 pharmacy schools in Canada. Results. The Quebec...

2008-09-04 00:00:05

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/096b51/china_nutrition_ma) has announced the addition of the "China Nutrition Market Report 2007" report to their offering. China's domestic supplement market expanded to $6.7 billion in 2006, already a 10%slice of the global pie. According to our China Editor, Andrew Liu, founder and CEO of Guangzhou Flacious Chemical Co. Ltd., supplements accounted for only 4% of China's OTC market compared to around 27% on average...

2008-08-28 00:00:38

By Virginia Matthews PHARMACY Today pharmacists aren't just doling out drugs - they're giving medical advice, too. By Virginia Matthews If you think a pharmacist still wears a white coat and just dispenses pills, think again. Changes to medicine in the past decade have seen the profession move to the heart of the health agenda, and pharmacists are in demand across all areas of public health - patient care, product development, academic research or specialist areas such as veterinary...

2008-08-15 06:00:13

Tongjitang Chinese Medicines Company (NYSE: TCM), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on the development, manufacturing, marketing and selling of modernized traditional Chinese medicine in China, today announced that Mr. Shaolan Wang resigned as the chief financial officer and a director of the Company on August 12, 2008 due to personal health reasons. The Company appointed Eric Chan, Tongjitang's financial controller, as interim chief financial officer and is beginning a...

2008-08-13 09:01:15

Pharmitas, Inc. and the University of Washington Department of Pharmacy today announced an agreement where the two organizations will collaborate to deliver innovative medication therapy management (MTM) solutions. Together, Pharmitas and the University of Washington will enable payers, retailers, pharmacists and consumers to fully realize the value of MTM programs. Using their Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, Pharmitas will provide its proprietary technology to facilitate...


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