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Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Several Scientific Presentations at International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis XII Congress

... and its oral Factor Xa inhibitor anticoagulant antidote in pre-clinical development, as well as a ... Reconstructed Recombinant Factor Xa as an antidote to Reverse Anticoagulation by Factor Xa ... intolerant to aspirin; and a novel anticoagulant antidote program with the potential to help manage or ...

U of M researchers discover fast-acting cyanide antidote

... researchers have discovered a new fast-acting antidote to cyanide poisoning. The antidote has potential to save lives of those who are ... for Drug Design. Patterson is developing an antidote that was discovered by retired University of ...

New critical care research presented at CHEST 2008

... the recommended guideline for one cycle of compressions. #7010 NEW antidote FOR CYANIDE POISONING (Wednesday, October 29, 1:00 PM EST) The novel agent cobinamide could be an ideal antidote for cyanide poisoning, particularly during fire rescues or mass casualty ...

CHEST 2008: Featured abstracts

... the recommended guideline for one cycle of compressions. #7010 NEW antidote FOR CYANIDE POISONING (Wednesday, October 29, 1:00 PM EST) The novel agent cobinamide could be an ideal antidote for cyanide poisoning, particularly during fire rescues or mass casualty ...

Florida EMS and Fire Vehicles to Stock Cyanokit(R) 5g (hydroxocobalamin for injection) ANTIDOTE ("Cyanokit") for Cyanide Poisoning

... Operations, will stock Cyanokit(R) 5g (hydroxocobalamin for injection) antidote for Cyanide Poisoning in the State's emergency medical service (EMS) and ... laboratory evaluations. If the decision is made to administer another antidote with Cyanokit, these drugs should not be administered in the same IV line. ...

Portola Pharmaceuticals to Host Conference Call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time Tomorrow to Discuss Betrixaban Partnership and Provide Corporate Update

... diseases; a thromboxane receptor antagonist, which is an aspirin replacement product for patients intolerant to aspirin; and a novel anticoagulant antidote program with the potential to help manage or reverse the bleeding complications in the tens of millions of patients expected to be treated with ...

Discover the Deadly Toxic Twins: Hydrogen Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide

... by the FDA for use in the United States. Hydroxocobalamin, or Cyanokit, can be used for confirmed or suspected cyanide poisonings. The cyanide antidote kit, also called the Lilly Kit, Pasadena Kit, or Taylor Kit uses different active ingredients and usually should not be used in the setting of smoke ...

Letter From Carl Icahn to Amylin Pharmaceutical, Inc.

... the amount of money being wasted at Amylin. However, at the risk of being facetious, I wouldn't be opposed to making expenditures to discover an antidote for Amylin's poison pill and poison puts. I look forward to your response. Sincerely, ...

EXT Life Sciences Announces New Biotech Treatment that Tackles Root Cause of Graying Hair

... Dr. Terlecky says EXT'S research takes the Bradford study further. "EXT not only understands the process that turns hair gray but offers an antidote to prevent or reverse the gray. We are ahead of the game in terms of nearing the point where we can act on our research and take a product to ...

Stem cells could halt osteoporosis, promote bone growth

... findings provide hope that IFN gamma itself, or another molecule involved in its pathway, could soon also become an efficient drug-target for an antidote for osteoporosis. ...

Heyltex Corporation to Become Exclusive Distributor of ThyroShield(R)

... Partnership with Fleming Pharmaceuticals to increase access to radiological threat antidote WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Heyltex Corporation announced an agreement in principle with Fleming Pharmaceuticals for ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PessPac -- Feb. 18, 2009

... licorice ingredient show promise as treatment for cocaine addiction Journal of Proteome Research An ingredient in licorice shows promise as an antidote for the toxic effects of cocaine abuse, including deadly overdoses of the highly addictive drug, researchers in Korea and Pennsylvania are reporting. ...

Portola Pharmaceuticals Enters Worldwide License Agreement for Development and Commercialization of Novel Antiplatelet Drug Elinogrel

... on the discovery and development of novel, specific Syk and JAK inhibitors to treat cancer and inflammatory diseases, and on a novel anticoagulant antidote program with the potential to help manage the more than 20 million patients expected to be treated with anticoagulants worldwide in the next decade. ...

High Resting Heart Rate Spells Trouble for Women

... Study finds it raises risk of heart attack, while expert notes exercise best antidote WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- A higher resting heart rate can raise the chances of a heart attack in middle-aged women, a new ...

Welsh Laboratory Discovers Natural Antidote for Sleep Disturbance Caused by Cell Phones; Don't Disturb Me! Asphalia for Natural Sleep

... of the sleep-controlling hormone melatonin. Houston (PRWEB) January 8, 2009 -- Welsh laboratory discovers natural antidote for sleep disturbance caused by cell phones. Four scientific studies have now reported that exposure to cell phones, especially after 9 ...

Children's calorie expenditure, heart rate increase during active video games

... physical activity in the context of contemporary society, we will have to fight fire with fire. Physically active video gaming may be part of the antidote to the poisonous growth of sedentary entertainment." "Some previous research has shown that reducing sedentary entertainment can beneficially ...

Florida EMS and fire vehicles to stock Cyanokit 5g antidote for cyanide poisoning

... L.P. today announced that the Florida Department of Health, Office of Emergency Operations, will stock Cyanokit 5g (hydroxocobalamin for injection) antidote for Cyanide Poisoning in the States emergency medical service (EMS) and fire vehicles through a federal grant from the Department of Homeland ...

Denver Schoolteacher to Climb Summits of 50 States in 50 Days

... is considered a threat to the health of American children. Studies have shown that exposure to nature and being active outdoors may be just the right antidote to an epidemic of obesity and many other problems kids face today. Through this project, Coleman and Mike Haugen hope to encourage kids to discover ...

Drug Mix-Ups Harm Hospitalized Kids

... involving children. These include electronic medical records and bar coding, he said. One of the 15 triggers is the use of vitamin K, which is an antidote for the blood-thinner Coumadin. Quaid's twins were given an accidental overdose of heparin in a Los Angeles hospital, shortly after they were born. ...

Is a cup of tea really the answer to everything -- even anthrax?

... by an international team of researchers from Cardiff University and University of Maryland has revealed how the humble cup of tea could well be an antidote to Bacillus anthracis more commonly know as anthrax. As a nation, Brits currently drink 165 million cups of tea, and the healing benefits of ...

Nutrition Trends of 2008

... protection, together with L-citrulline. 7. The number one factor inducing health problems is STRESS!! The use of B-complex vitamins as an antidote to the effects of stress continues to gain in acceptance. During periods of extreme stress the body will deplete its reserves of B-vitamins and ...

Third Annual Saddleback Global Summit on AIDS & The Church Focuses on Cooperative Leadership:

... intentions are not enough. We must carefully plan, but must do with a sense of urgency," because while we are planning, people are dying. "The antidote to feeling overwhelmed is not to think about the big solution, but to think about the small solution that can make a difference. The big solution is ...

Beanstalk Capital Ltd. enters into arrangement agreement with iCo Therapeutics Inc.

... Department of National Defence, Dr. Clement held various scientific leadership/management positions and was responsible for the development of a new antidote for nerve agent poisoning (HI-6). Dr. Clement received a PhD in pharmacology from the University of Western Ontario and has published over 60 ...

Mayor's Office Declares October 13 as First Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day for New York City

... of help and hope, and the new opportunities afforded by advancing science. Information leads to knowledge leads to rational action: that's the best antidote to fear." "Living with [metastatic breast] cancer as a chronic illness is living with uncertainty, but life is always uncertain," said Oni Faida ...

Activists Urge Greater Medical Support for Gulf War Veterans Exposed to Sarin Gas

... lasting brain deficits in former service members. Also symptoms were found to be exacerbated by the use of bug repellant and a nerve-agent antidote given to roughly 250,000 troops during the Gulf War. When the roughly 700,000 deployed troops returned home, about one in seven began ...

Japanese Flower Art Helps Calm a Frantic Moscow

... at a Moscow school. Popular when the pace of life was slower under the Soviet Union, the art is today taught by Yamada and her fellow teachers as an antidote to the frantic existence in the new capitalist Russia. "It's an immense pleasure, it gives you energy," said biochemist Yulia Yarlykova, 40, ...

Addictive Drugs Harms the Brain

... system. The result of the research, conducted at the Brown University, would now help to understand the drug addiction in the humans and even find an antidote for it. Julie Kauer, a professor of molecular pharmacology, physiology and biotechnology at Brown said that “What we have found is that the ...

Retail Clinics Becoming Increasingly Popular in US

... Retail clinics are coming to be seen as an effective antidote to the more formal healthcare industry in the US. It is relatively cheaper and more easily// accessible. According to a new survey, at least one in ...

Emergency Contraception Does Not Reduce Unintended Pregnancy Rate

... The “morning after pill” may be a good option for individual women in crisis, but advance access to emergency contraception is// no antidote for the national problem of unintended pregnancy. Contrary to the fears of critics, the presence of Plan B does not provoke riskier sexual ...

Fruit and Vegetable Diet 'could Prevent Asthma'

... Free radicals have been held responsible for aging, cancer, cardiovascular disease and other kinds of damage to the body. Antioxidants are the antidote against free radicals. Vitamins A, C, E and some of the B vitamins, beta-carotene, selenium and some key enzymes in the body are all antioxidants. By ...

Poison Control Training and Research Centre at Chennai

... poisoning. It would not only offer treatment but also provide information services and counseling. An intensive care unit, a library, a museum, an antidote bank, and a decontamination room are among the other special features of the centre commissioned Sunday last. State Health Secretary V.K. ...

Yoga and Meditation May be Helpful to Combat Chikungunya

... how yoga, pranayama, meditation and Sudarshan Kriya help to cure the disease, yogacharya Dinesh Kashikar said: "Pranayama is a very effective antidote for fever as it cools down the body and restores the balance. Yoga asanas loosen up the joints and provide relief from body pain, which are the ...

"Macbeth effect"- study correlates cleanliness and conscience!!

... conducted the research. "Daily hygiene routines such as washing hands, as simple and benign as they might seem, can deliver a powerful antidote to threatened morality, enabling people to truly wash away their sins," the researchers write. The phenomenon was called the "Macbeth effect," ...

Overdose of Chemotherapy Drug kills a woman

... period of 4 hours instead of 4 days. The woman had received 5,000 mg of the drug 5-fluorouracil within the short period of 4 hours. There was no antidote or blood dialysis to save that woman, said Fields. The dosage was extremely high and the drug is so powerful that it starts acting within minutes of ...

Muscle Pain? Drink Cherry Juice

... Researchers from the University of Vermont say that drinking cherry juice may be the antidote to muscular pain. Cherry juice contains a number of antioxidant// and anti-inflammatory compounds that can deal with a number of inflammatory ...

A Wristwatch For Detecting Malaria

... twice at night. An alarm sounds if the parasite count is above 50, before the first symptoms appear. According to Lubbe, at that point an antidote in the form of tablets should be consumed and, within 48 hours, all traces of malaria are eliminated from the body. Malaria is the single biggest ...

Roche Commits More Antiviral Pills To Asia For Bird Flu

... it was currently in talks with the World Health Organization (WHO) regarding the donation of more of the medicine, which is thought to be the best antidote to the H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus. David Reddy, Roche's flu pandemic taskforce leader said that they had already allotted 30 million capsules ...

Indian Incense Invades American Senses

... every year. "The use of incense was very common in olden times," says David Stern, a theologian. "It was employed for profane purposes as an antidote to the lassitude caused by very great heat, as perfumes are now used. Mention of its introduction into pagan worship is made by classical writers, ...

Sodium nitrite salt intake found to increases blood flow

... says Gladwin, who this week hosts an NIH meeting where scientists will compare nitrite research. High dosage levels of sodium nitrite is used as an antidote for cyanide poisoning, but at high levels sodium nitrite can become toxic. A case of sodium nitrite poisoning was reported in 1944, in which 11 New ...
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