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Avanir Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase II Study of...

AVP-786 is a novel investigational drug consisting of a combination of deuterium modified dextromethorphan and ultra-low dose quinidine.


Related Topix: Medicine, Suppress, Dextromethorphan (generic), Depression, Health, Alzheimer's

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Drug-related deaths drive rising autopsy costs

CHAMBERSBURG >> The county is looking to budget more money for autopsies in response to an upswing in drug-related deaths.


Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Franklin County, PA, Medicine, Opinion

National Institutes of Health

NIAMS welcomes five new advisory council members

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases , part of the National Institutes of Health, has appointed five new members to its advisory council.


Related Topix: National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Emory University, Rheumatology, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Information Technology

Simulations Plus Releases GastroPlus Version 8.6

Simulations Plus, Inc. , a leading provider of consulting services and software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today announced that it has released version 8.6 of its industry gold-standard GastroPlus simulation software.


Related Topix: Marketing, Medicine


Vince & Associates Clinical Research Adds Facial Recognition Security to Pharmacy

Vince & Associates Clinical Research, a premier provider of early phase clinical research services, today announced it has added facial recognition software as an additional security feature to its pharmacy.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Washington Post

Would you like your receipt? Maybe not, if it still contains BPA.

By now, many people are at least aware of the chemical bisphenol A and its frequent use in hard plastics that hold food and drink or line metal containers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


'Herbal products must undergo clinical trials'

Herbalists must subject their drugs to clinical trials to determine their toxicology status, efficacy, and shelves lives before they could be certified by the Food and Drugs Authority for the market.


Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration


Apolipoprotein A-I Mimetic Peptide 4F Rescues Pulmonary Hypertension...

From the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Molecular Medicine , Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology , Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine , Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology , and Cardiovascular Research Laboratories , David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California-Los Angeles; and Pulmonary ... (more)


Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine, UC Los Angeles

Mon Aug 25, 2014

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Computational Embryology and Predictive Toxicology of Hypospadias

Leung, M., N. Sipes, N. Baker, B. Ahir, Cynthiaj Wolf, A. Seifert, S. Hutson, S. Darney, R. Spencer, AND T. Knudsen.


Related Topix: Medicine


American Association of Poison Control Centers Names Executive Director

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Public Relations, Medicine, Business News


Pradaxa?? (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) Data To Be Presented At...

The abstracts will feature data about the use of dabigatran in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and for patients who have experienced deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism .


Related Topix: Medicine


Facts and Myths About Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements

Calcium and vitamin D are essential to keeping bones strong, dense and healthy as we age, as well as preventing bone loss, osteporosis, and skeletal fractures.


Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, Osteoporosis, Medicine, Health, Florida Atlantic University, Women's Health, Queens College, City University of New York

Jewish World Review

Cut through the confusion about cholesterol

The debate continues over whether it's still necessary to restrict cholesterol-rich foods, such as eggs.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Number of biopsies required for accurate biomarker measurements in ulcerative colitis

The latest Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics performs a validated gene expression biomarker analysis for biopsy-based clinical trials in ulcerative colitis.


Related Topix: Ulcerative Colitis, Health, Medicine

San Diego NewsCape

New Mouse Model Points to Therapy for Liver Disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a common affliction, affecting almost 30 percent of Americans, with a significant number suffering from its most severe form, called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis or NASH, which can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer.


Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, UC San Diego, Medicine, Genetics, World News, Japan,

The New Canaan Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To New Canaan's H. Keith H. Brodie

Brodie who has owned a home in New Canaan, turns 75 on Sunday. The psychiatrist and educator was born Aug. 24, 1939.


Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Startups, Stanford University, Medicine

Science Daily

It does not always need to be antibiotics: healthy pig breeding

The application of antibiotics can be reduced in pig breeding by using antimicrobial peptides, researchers have found.


Related Topix: Medicine

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Hepregen Corporation - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and...

The company develops alternative to liver transplantation for patients. Its products include human hepatopac kit, rat hepatopac kit, monkey hepatopac kit, dog hepatopac kit, and multi species kit.


Related Topix: Medicine, Medford, MA

BioMed Central

A retrospective descriptive study of the characteristics of...

A proportion of deliberate self-poisoning patients present repeatedly to the emergency department .


Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Damron: Think twice about where you have your pets' prescriptions filled

In this challenging economy, many pet owners are drawn to human pharmacies because they believe that they will pay less money for their canine and feline medications.


Related Topix: Medicine