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2014-06-18 08:28:14

Nature Made Ranked as the Leading Vitamin and Supplement Brand in 8 Product Segments NORTHRIDGE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature Made(®) is the leading choice of pharmacists in eight key vitamin and supplement segments, according to a broad survey and ranking of top recommended health products released today by U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with Pharmacy Times. Nature Made is ranked as the # 1 Pharmacist Recommended brand for Letter Vitamins (A, B, C,...

2014-06-17 23:14:18

inPharmacy Jobs is the leading provider of job-search and online recruitment services for the pharmacy industry. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 inPharmacy Jobs, the leading provider of job-search and online recruitment services for the pharmacy industry, announced that Cameron Lockey will join their team as Director of Technology. Cameron brings 10 years of web development and design experience to his new role, in which he will direct all development and implementation of...

2014-06-17 16:25:47

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3qqpdl/eprescribing) has announced the addition of the "Global E-Prescribing Market - Trends and Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769Electronic prescribing or E-Prescribing system (eRx) is the electronic transmission of prescription related information between prescriber, dispenser and pharmacy benefit manager. E-Prescribing...

2014-06-17 13:20:31

American Society of Anesthesiologists A study in the July issue of Anesthesiology revealed that patients who receive a simple, multicolor, standardized medication instruction sheet before surgery are more likely to comply with their physician's instructions and experience a significantly shorter post-op stay in recovery. These findings are important because surgical patients often fail to follow their doctor's medication instructions for preexisting conditions such as diabetes and...

2014-06-17 12:29:08

Selected academic researchers to receive access to AstraZeneca's compound library to aid in the discovery of new medicines BALTIMORE, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academic Drug Discovery Consortium (ADDC) announced today a collaboration between ADDC and AstraZeneca aimed at facilitating efforts by researchers from academia and institutions towards the discovery of novel compounds with potential pharmaceutical application. More specifically, the goal of this...

2014-06-17 12:28:44

AACHEN, Germany, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gruenenthal Group announces its newsearch fields for licensing and acquisition in R&D and for marketed assets at the 2014 BIO International Convention, the world's largest partnering event for the biotechnology industry. The family owned, mid-sized research driven pharmaceutical company headquartered in Aachen, Germany, will be sharing with the biotech community its new approach to M&A and licensing. Gruenenthal, which...

2014-06-17 12:28:31

Given the Size and Growth of Colombia's Generic Sector There is Potential for Both Domestic and International Companies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Colombia has an attractive pharmaceutical market that should appeal to multinational companies looking for emerging growth opportunities. Colombia is experiencing increasing demand for pharmaceutical products as a result of the country's...

2014-06-16 23:03:16

Exhibit to preview industry evolution in next decade. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 To help imagine cutting-edge innovations of the industry’s future, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) today announced the creation of Vision 2025 at the NACDS Total Store Expo which will be held August 23-26, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Partnering with NACDS in this endeavor are Checkpoint Systems and Kantar Retail, leaders in global retail merchandising and technology....

2014-06-16 16:25:47

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to mounting patient complaints, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association ("BCBS") has announced it will soon end its discriminatory HIV drug-pricing practices and has taken HIV/AIDS drugs off its mandatory mail-order drug list, which threatened patient health, safety, and privacy. Read the letter from BCBS announcing the change in policy: http://tinyurl.com/nvtlmlv The changes go into effect on June 27, 2014...

2014-06-16 16:25:08

SCHAUMBURG, IL, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catamaran Corp. (NASDAQ: CTRX, TSX: CCT), a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and technology, introduces its newest clinical service offering, the Safe & Effective Compound Use Reassurance Effort (SECURE), to help clients better monitor and manage the safety and cost-effectiveness of compound medications. A robust menu of services aimed at addressing safety and cost concerns will be offered to all...

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Phytotherapy Research
2012-05-01 10:17:25

Phytotherapy Research is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing original research papers, short communications, reviews, and letters on medicinal plant research. Topics include pharmacology, toxicology, and the clinical applications of herbs and natural products in medicine, from case histories to clinical trials, including studies of herb-drug interactions and other aspects of the safety of herbal medicines. Short communications dealing with the pharmacology and screening...

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