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2014-07-10 08:27:50

-- Sales Force Increased to Approximately 600 Sales Specialists -- SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today reported that Eisai Inc. has completed its planned increase of more than 200 new contract sales representatives in its Metabolic Business Unit, increasing the sales force for BELVIQ® by 50% to approximately 600. Eisai expects this expansion of the sales force will enable them to increase their reach to approximately 92,000 physicians in...

Combining St. John's Wort With Prescription Drugs May Be Lethal
2014-07-01 14:56:50

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center reports that St. John’s wort, which is the leading complementary and alternative treatment for depression in the United States, is possibly dangerous when combined with common prescription drugs. When taking the herbal supplement, patients can experience a reduced concentration of many drugs including, oral contraceptive, blood thinners, cancer chemotherapy and blood pressure...

2014-06-21 23:03:07

The solar and serotonin systems are celebrated this Solstice Day 2014 in a bit of PubMed research. Author and publisher Bryan W. Brickner highlights established and new science supporting the fact that one’s serotonin system is as important to life (and health) as the sun. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 “Tales of reducing hot flashes and insomnia?” opened political scientist Bryan W. Brickner. “No, not today’s solstice ~ serotonin is the answer.” Serotonin (5-HT,...

2014-06-18 23:05:42

Transparency Market Research includes new market research report "5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/5-htp-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) Market for Food and Beverage,...

2014-06-17 16:21:26

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7cvbrm/5hydroxytryptopha) has announced the addition of the "Global 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) Market for Food and Beverage, Dietary Supplements, Medical and Other Applications - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769Demand for 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is primarily ascribed to increasing consumption of anti-depressant...

2014-06-12 08:22:28

ALBANY, New York, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) Market for Food and Beverage, Dietary Supplements, Medical and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019." According to the report, the 5-HTP market was valued at USD 31.7 million in 2012 and is anticipated to reach USD 51.4 million by 2019, increasing at a CAGR of 7.1% from...

2014-06-09 08:28:41

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that data from the Phase 3 clinical trial program for BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) CIV will be presented at the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) 74th Scientific Sessions taking place June 13-17, 2014 in San Francisco, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120413/MM87168LOGO "Eisai is committed to advancing knowledge about the...

2014-05-09 08:26:05

-- Expansion to Approximately 600 Sales Specialists Follows Initiation of National Television Advertising Campaign -- SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today reported that Eisai plans to add more than 200 new contract sales representatives to its Metabolic Business Unit, increasing the sales force for BELVIQ® by 50% to approximately 600, triple the size from the commercial launch of BELVIQ in June 2013. Eisai expects this expansion of the sales...

2014-05-09 08:25:56

Expansion Enables Eisai to Reach 90,000 Healthcare Providers WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today it will add more than 200 new contract sales representatives to its Metabolic Business Unit, bringing the total sales force for BELVIQ(®) to approximately 600, triple the size from when the FDA-approved prescription therapy for chronic weight management became available in June 2013. This expansion, which becomes effective on July 1, 2014, will allow Eisai...

Depression May Be Detectable By A Blood Test
2014-04-30 07:21:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Typically, diagnosing depression involves discussions about symptoms with a doctor or a therapist. It isn't an exact science, because until now, there wasn't an empirical test for most mental illnesses. A new study from the Medical University of Vienna (MedUni Vienna) might just change that. The study findings, published in PLOS ONE, demonstrate that in principle it might be possible to use a blood test to detect depression. The...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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