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Estrogen May Explain Why Women With Cystic Fibrosis Suffer More
... (CFTR) gene, which reduces the ability of chloride
ions to travel across cell membranes, the researchers said.
helps hydrate the lungs by bringing water along ... it.
In a person without cystic fibrosis, the chloride
channel is wide open, ...
Watson Announces Oxybutynin Topical Gel NDA Accepted for Filing by FDA for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder
... and sleep deprived.
About Oxybutynin chloride
Topical Gel (OTG)
OTG is a clear, odorless, ... the results of clinical
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topical gel and other information will ... Watson's products, including oxybutynin chloride
topical gel, if
approved; our ability to ...
Sea salt worsens coastal air pollution: study
... found unexpectedly high levels of nitryl chloride
(ClNO2), a chemical long suspected to be involved ... of the nitrogen oxide N2O5 in polluted air with chloride
from sea salt. With the help of sunlight, the ... Our study indicates that halide salts such as chloride
or bromide, which have been thought of as being ...
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announces positive early results for phase 2 clinical trial of VX-770
... nasal potential difference measurements and sweat chloride
levels. The findings suggest that VX-770 improves ... potential therapy has improved the abnormal sweat chloride
(salt) levels in a person with CF. Excessive sweat chloride
is a key clinical indicator of cystic fibrosis. ...
Lithium chloride slows onset of skeletal muscle disorder
These data are the first to show that lithium chloride
is a potential IBM therapy.
is an approved drug for treating humans. We ... trial that tests the effectiveness of lithium chloride
on IBM patients should be conducted as soon as ...
$2.1 million NIH grant advances U-Iowa child health research
... primarily with Schutte, he studied the ClC-3 chloride
channel and made a mouse model that lacked this channel. He continues to work on chloride
"Understanding CLC-3 is very important in understanding inflammation because the chloride
channel plays a critical role in producing free ...
Peptide discovered in scorpion venom may hold key to secretory diseases
... water out of cells by interacting with a crucial chloride
channel. This research was funded by the National ... to and selectively and reversibly inhibits a chloride
channel of known molecular identity.
channels are crucial for secretion in many ...
EaglePicher Technologies Introduces First Implantable Medical Cell Designed Specifically for Monitoring Applications
... Lithium Thionyl chloride
cells provide high energy density and low entry ... and glucose monitors.
The two Lithium Thionyl chloride
cells, available in 350 mAh and 750mAh
formats, ... CONTEGO Modular Battery Line.
Lithium Thionyl chloride
is characterized by a high energy density and ...
Watson Confirms Filing of Abbreviated New Drug Application for Generic Sanctura XR(R)
... U.S. Food and Drug Administration seeking approval to market its trospium chloride
extended-release 60 mg capsules prior to the expiration of a patent owned by Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Watson's trospium chloride
extended-release capsules are the generic version of Allergan Inc.'s ...
The Healing Power of Ancient Minerals Magnesium Oil Now Available Down Under
... to strict production standards. Only the most superior form of magnesium chloride
from uncontaminated sources is used in the final product. "Ancient ... solution-mined, ultra-pure, highly-concentrated, natural magnesium chloride
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OSHA Extends Comment Period for Lookback Review of Methylene Chloride Standard
... has reopened the
public comment period for the review of its methylene chloride
Standard (29 CFR section 1910.1052). The Review was originally ... comments until March 10, 2008.
Among its many applications, methylene chloride
is used in metal
degreasing and aircraft paint removal. It is also used to ...
PolyOne Completes Acquisition of GLS Corporation
... anticipated changes in industry capacity come online in the polyvinyl chloride
(PVC), chlor-alkali, vinyl chloride
monomer (VCM) or other industries in which PolyOne participates; - ...
JCI table of contents: Nov. 15, 2007
... in abnormalities of the muscle proteins, including the muscle-specific chloride
Working under the theory that abnormal inclusion of a ... in individuals with DM1.
TITLE: Correction of ClC-1 splicing eliminates chloride
channelopathy and myotonia in mouse models of myotonic dystrophy
QLT announces interim data from a Phase II clinical trial and a device study for the Punctal Plug Drug Delivery System
... quarter of 2009.
Two supportive Phase II trials are ongoing. The first trial evaluates the effect of artificial tears preserved with benzalkonium chloride
(AT-BAK) on IOP response to L-PPDS; 22 patients are currently enrolled and enrollment is continuing. The second trial compares IOP and safety ...
Abbott Launches New Instrument to Complete Family of ARCHITECT Immunochemistry Analyzers
... c4000(R) clinical chemistry analyzer which performs diagnostic tests that monitor general health including a patient's levels of sodium, potassium, chloride
and organ function.
The new ARCHITECT c4000 seamlessly integrates with Abbott's i1000SR immunoassay analyzer to form the ARCHITECT ...
Kaiser Permanente Wins National Awards for Commitment to Environmental Health
... when feasible, and supports sustainable agriculture. For example, the organization is working with suppliers to minimize the use of polyvinyl chloride
(PVC) in its operations and services. Recently, Kaiser Permanente made the decision to purchase patient controlled analgesic pump sets and patient ...
U.S. Study Shows Significant Improvement for Patients Suffering from Excessive Sweating with Topical Antiperspirant
... new study recently published that demonstrated the efficacy and safety of Hydrosal(R), a novel high strength topical antiperspirant with 15% aluminum chloride
and 2% salicylic acid in proprietary gel base for patients with moderate-to-severe hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).
The study, conducted by ...
EaglePicher Medical Power Announces New Li/CFx Battery Technology
... one of the broadest ranges of electrochemistries for implantable applications including lithium-ion, lithium manganese dioxide, lithium thionyl chloride
and lithium carbon monofluoride.
Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients
... of PhysiologyHeart and Circulatory Physiology .
Cyclohexanone (CHX) is an organic solvent widely used in the production of polyvinyl chloride
(PVC) medical devices, including IV fluid bags and EC circuits. CHX can migrate from PVC tubing and connections into fluids that come in contact with ...
Watson Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Results; Raises 2009 Outlook
... breaking revenue was generated by strong performance within our Generics division, primarily as a result of increased revenue from our potassium chloride
extended-release product. In addition, our Brand division achieved another milestone with the launch of Rapaflo(TM) (silodosin), our new selective ...
Aton Pharma Acquires U.S. TIMOPTIC(R)
... niche market that is greatly underserved."
"A large body of evidence has indicated that ocular preservatives,
particularly benzalkonium chloride
(BAK), impair surface tissues of the eye
leading to inflammation, dry eye and other issues," explained Penny Asbell,
M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology ...
Free Video for Health Care Providers and Patients Who are Preparing for a Colonoscopy Is Now Available at www.TriLyte.com
... for a colonoscopy is now available free of charge from the
company that makes TriLyte(R) (PEG-3350, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate
and potassium chloride
for oral solution) with flavor packs,
( www.TriLyte.com ), which is indicated for bowel cleansing prior to a
The video provides ...
New Guidelines Issued for Management of IBS
... and could change as research on larger numbers of people is evaluated. Psychological counseling may also provide some relief.
Selective C-2 chloride
channel activators, notably lubiprostone (Amitiza), are effective for "constipation-predominant IBS."
5HT 3 antagonists such as alosetron ...
Fruits and Veggies May Strengthen Bones
... women aged 50 and older who were randomly assigned to receive a placebo or doses of either potassium bicarbonate, sodium bicarbonate, or potassium chloride
for three months. The people who took bicarbonate showed significant reductions in calcium excretion and bone resorption.
Bone resorption is a ...
New Consumer Health Guide -- 'Pass Up the Poison Plastic, The PVC-Free Guide for Your Family & Home' Released Just in Time for the Holiday Shopping Season
... Pass Up the Poison Plastic -- the PVC-Free Guide for Your Family & Home lists the most common consumer products made out of polyvinyl chloride
(PVC) plastic and suggests safer PVC-free options. PVC, also known as vinyl, is the worst plastic for our health and environment, releasing dangerous ...
Scientists exploring new compounds to target muscular dystrophy
... muscular dystrophy.
The goal for doctors is to free up MBNL1 in cells so that it can go about its normal activities, which include building proper chloride
channels that are central to normal muscle function.
So Miller set out to free MBNL1 by designing an experiment to search for a small molecule ...
Williams Kherkher Provides Resource Center after Deer Park Plant Fire
... that the presence of toxic substances was unlikely.
The Oxy Vinyl plant is located within the Shell complex along Tidal Road; it produces vinyl chloride
monomers, used in manufacturing resin for many plastic products. According to officials, the plant will be shut down while they investigate the cause ...
How did glycine significantly decrease liver injury?
... releasing eicosanoids, inflammatory cytokines, and free radical species. Furthermore, in previous studies of the research team, a glycine-dependent chloride
channel on the cell membrane of Kupffer cells and other macrophages that influence the activation process of these cells could be detected. But in ...
Vitamin D Guidelines Too Low for Cystic Fibrosis Kids
The study was published in the October issue of The Journal of Pediatrics .
CF is a genetic disorder in which the body is unable to transport chloride
in and out of cells. This causes mild to life-threatening complications such as recurrent and severe lung infections and delayed growth. Because CF ...
Children with cystic fibrosis not well covered by guidelines for vitamin D needs
... hallmark of their condition is poor absorption of nutrients and malnutrition. CF, a genetic disorder, is marked by the body's inability to transport chloride
in and out of cells, causing mild to life-threatening complications, including recurrent and severe lung infections and delayed growth.
The Cystic ...
Melvin receives Salivary Research Award
... Dr. Melvin is widely recognized for his studies on ion transport mechanisms underlying fluid secretion.
These include studies on transepithelial chloride
movements and the subsequent excretion of fluid and electrolytes that
requires coordinated regulation of multiple water and ion transporters and ...
Study Points to New Treatments for Polycystic Kidney Disease
... enlarged, eventually leading to kidney failure. There is no cure for PKD.
It's believed the accumulation of fluid in the cysts is related to chloride
secretion, which is affected by the CFTR (cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator) gene, according to background information in a news ...
SaltWorks, Inc. Advises Table Salt Alternatives
... stripped away during the lengthy refining process.
Manufacturers then sell the trace elements separately to maximize profits.
The remaining sodium chloride
is then heat blasted, bleached white, pumped
up with chemicals like aluminum and other anti-caking agents and packaged
for consumers as a seasoning - ...
Environmental Toxins, Radiation May Be Tied to Breast Cancer
... factors include exposure to the petrochemical solvent benzene; organic solvents used in the computer, furniture and textile industries; polyvinyl chloride
(PVC) used in a variety of appliances, food packages and medical products; 1,3-butadiene, a byproduct of petroleum refining and vehicle exhaust; ...
EaglePicher Medical Power Names Joseph Marotta Vice President of Sales and Marketing
... one of the broadest ranges of
electrochemistries for implantable applications including lithium-ion,
lithium manganese dioxide, lithium thionyl chloride
and lithium carbon
Bacterial toxin closes gate on immune response, Penn researchers discover
... could activate voltage-gated ion channels. In 2007 the team discovered that SMases from lung-infecting bacteria inactivate ion channels that conduct chloride
ions, which would in turn aggravate lung infection in some cystic fibrosis patients.
New devices to boost nematode research on neurons and drugs
... is exposed to in ways that are relevant to the research that is being conducted."
For instance, researchers can manipulate the levels of sodium chloride
and oxygen in the water being injected into the devices.
As a proof of principle, researchers had to show that the behavior of the nematodes is ...
Nature publication on pain research
... molecule -amino butyric acid (GABA) at specialized contacts between neighboring nerve cells, so-called synapses. GABA then acti-vates chloride
channels on those neighboring cells which relay the pain signals to the brain.
Activating pain inhibiting factors
In patients with chronic ...
JCI online early table of contents: Jan. 10 2008
... School, Boston, has revealed that these claudins interact synergistically, and that this interaction regulated the permeability of tight junctions to chloride
molecules. FHHNC-causing mutant forms of either CLDN16 or CLDN19 disrupted this interaction and abolished the synergistic effect, providing important ...