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2014-09-16 20:27:34

-- PEG-Irinotecan is a novel, long-acting polymer-drug conjugate which inhibits Topo-I associated with solid tumors SHENYANG, China, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc., ("3SBio") a leading biotechnology company based in China focusing on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with JenKem Technology Co., Ltd ("JenKem") for the development, manufacturing and...

2014-09-16 20:27:26

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study has identified the cumulative dose of a widely used class of chemotherapy drugs that leaves young male cancer patients at risk for impaired sperm production as adults MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors are likely to have normal sperm production. The study appears in...

2014-09-08 08:32:02

DENVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.Silvergatepharma.com), focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and safe medicines for children, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epaned® (enalapril maleate Powder for Oral Solution) for the treatment of symptomatic heart failure and the treatment of asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction (to decrease the rate of development of overt heart...

2014-09-03 23:07:19

Responding to the scale of tramadol abuse, the DEA just reclassified the drug as a Schedule IV substance (effective Aug. 18/2014) yet despite a genuine need for information, no comprehensive guide to safely tapering and managing withdrawals existed. Choose Help’s new free downloadable eBook, How To Quit Tramadol, fills this information void as the world’s first complete guide to overcoming tramadol addiction and managing withdrawal symptoms. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September...

2014-08-30 12:20:58

-- LCZ696 mortality benefit exceeded what was achieved with enalapril, an ACE-inhibitor, when replacing enalapril combined with current treatment regimen for HF-REF1 -- Study showed significantly more HF-REF patients on LCZ696 regimen were alive and had fewer hospitalizations than those given enalapril regimen1 -- Heart failure affects more than 600,000 Canadians18 and is responsible for 9 per...

2014-08-30 08:20:58

- Study showed significantly more HF-REF patients on LCZ696 regimen were alive, had fewer hospitalizations than those given enalapril regimen(1) EAST HANOVER, N.J., Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the European Society of Cardiology congress and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine, Novartis revealed that its investigational heart failure medicine, LCZ696, was superior to ACE-inhibitor enalapril on key endpoints in the largest heart failure study ever...

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...

2014-07-07 16:21:58

Vinmar commitment is for 210,000 tons of succinic acid per year when three plants operational -- Contract guarantees sale of 10,000 tons per year for 15 years from Sarnia plant in construction -- 50% of Sarnia capacity is under take-or-pay, with total contracted demand exceeding capacity -- Previously announced 100,000 ton per year BDO plant will be expanded to also produce 70,000 tons per year of succinic acid, with Vinmar off-taking 100% of...

2014-07-03 23:09:46

In its new blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is focusing on the flood of heroin entering the US. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 In its new blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is...

2014-06-26 23:16:37

Touch&Know offers new tool to stay on the offensive in the war against Heroin San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 According to the 2014 Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation study "Parents in the Dark", parents are grossly uneducated when it comes to knowledge of drugs, including heroin, not only of details pertaining to the drug, such as where it comes from, availability, etc, but the most basic knowledge of how to identify it. In fact, most parents surveyed had a false sense of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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