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2014-06-09 12:31:11

BALTIMORE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) welcomes Dr. Eleanor Perfetto, a Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, to their Board of Directors. Dr. Perfetto joins Mark Gibson of the Center for Evidence-Based Policy, Peter Mazonson of ClearCost Health, Lawrence Sadwin, and CMTP CEO Sean Tunis as CMTP's current board members. "It's really now, more than ever, that...

2014-06-09 12:30:49

OTTAWA, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is informing Canadians that it has suspended the establishment licence of Canadadrugs.com LP, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, due to significant concerns with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) discovered during an inspection of its drug wholesaling activities. Wholesaling involves the sale of drug products from manufacturers and importers to pharmacies. The suspension of the establishment license means Canadadrugs.com is not permitted to...

2014-06-09 08:29:55

Center for Value-Based Insurance Design and National Pharmaceutical Council Publish New Report on Specialty Medications and Value-Based Insurance Design WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As health care decision-makers grapple with how to ensure access to specialty medications, the University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID Center) and the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) have released a new report, "Supporting Consumer Access to Specialty...

2014-06-09 08:29:29

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Canada Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/canada_pharmaceuticals_healthcare_report_q3_2013_1.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI View: The Canadian pharmaceutical and healthcare market will become increasingly attractive to pharmaceutical companies over the next few years as economic growth in the country gradually...

2014-06-09 08:28:46

New Express Scripts Research Identifies High Prescribers Among Peer Groups SAN DIEGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty percent of U.S. narcotic prescriptions in 2011-2012 were written by only five percent of opioid prescribers, according to a study Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) presented today at AcademyHealth's annual research meeting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO The study identifies prescribers who prescribe opioids at a much higher rate...

2014-06-08 20:21:09

TAINAN, June 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScinoPharm Taiwan, Ltd. (TWSE: 1789) specializing in the development and manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients, and TaiGen Biotechnology (4157.TW; F*TaiGen) jointly announced today the signing of a manufacturing contract for the clinical supply of the API of Burixafor, a new chemical entity discovered and developed by TaiGen. The API will be manufactured in ScinoPharm's plant in Changshu, China. This cooperation not only demonstrates...

2014-06-06 23:02:30

Paseo Oaks Pharmacy in the Calabasas area now announces its offering of a $15 credit toward compounded prescriptions. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Paseo Oaks Pharmacy in the Calabasas area is now offering a $15 credit for any new or transferred compounded prescription. The history of compounding dates back to ancient times when herbs and other ingredients would be combined into preparations and medications. The first compounding pharmacies began to appear in the United States in...

2014-06-06 04:21:22

GENEVA, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the campaign's six-month anniversary, Fight the Fakes ( http://www.fightthefakes.org) is proud to announce eleven new partners, bringing the total number of member organizations to twenty-five. New partners, representing wholesalers, pharmacists, mobile app services, coalitions for consumer protection and generic pharmaceutical manufactures, join the campaign to speak up and spread the word about the devastating impact of fake...

2014-06-05 23:07:13

Dr. Tuten to drive new innovations that will make important differences for patients and clients. McLean, VA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Today, RxAnte LLC, a health care predictive analytics and technology company that specializes in improving the use of prescription medications, announced Paul Tuten will join RxAnte’s leadership team as Vice President, Product Development and Management. Dr. Tuten has nearly 20 years of experience in information systems, including an intensive focus on using...

2014-06-04 23:09:48

National Committee on Vital Health Statistics (NCVHS) recently recommended that HHS should name the NCPDP SCRIPT Standard Version 2013101 Prior Authorization transactions as the adopted standard for the exchange of prior authorization information between prescribers and processors for the pharmacy benefit. SCOTTSDALE, AZ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 In a recent letter to Secretary Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the National Committee on Vital Health Statistics (NCVHS)...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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