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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...oclonal antibodies or antibody fragments currently approved by the FDA or likely to be approved in the near future. The participants of the Consensus Development Conference, medical experts in IBD...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) to mar...psule. Tamiflu is the only neuraminidase inhibitor approved for use in children one to five years of age. Influenza is a serious illness that affects up to 40...

FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products

...: LISTEX(TM) bacteriophages. The FDA and USDA have approved this product from The Netherlands as GRAS, based on extensive safety and efficacy data and organoleptics tests confirming that LISTEX(TM) is safe and has no impact on taste, smell, colour, and other physical properties of treated products. Bacterio...

Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks

... New users of fluoxetine, the only antidepressant approved by the FDA for the treatment of depression in children and adolescents, increased by 60 percent. However, there was no evidence of an increase in discontinuations of therapy with antidepressant or other psychotropic drugs, which suggests that the pri...

Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets

...a, it should only allow those drugs that have been approved by FDA, otherwise the vested interests might dump Pakistani market with drugs that are equally substandard....

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...ic works projects bankrolled with state bond money approved by voters last year. In interviews with The Times, Catherine Witherspoon, executive director of the California Air Resources Board, mentioned earlier, said there had been a pattern of interference by the governor's top staff in favor of industry lo...

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

...hael Bloomberg, who pushed for the new regulations approved by the city council in 2005. She warned that noise can cause health problems that range from hearing loss to psychological and behavioral problems. "The revised Noise Code will help make the City that Never Sleeps a little more comfortable for th...

When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!

...that the plot to assassinate Castro was personally approved by the Kennedy administration's CIA director Allen Dulles. The CIAs own documents describe the initial efforts to get rid of Castro by using a go-between to convince two top mobsters, Salvatore Giancana and Santos Trafficant, the head of the Mafia...

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...ins. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved nalmefene for use in alcohol treatment; the drug is primarily available in investigational studies. Karhuvaara said his study also suggests that practically any doctor could successfully administer nalmefene in a wide variety of medical settings. ...

New Cancer Fighting Virus

...irect into blood stream, followed by two cycles of approved chemotherapy. Six months after treatment, scans showed the liver masses had nearly disappeared. The reduction in the tumor masses was really impressive in this patient, Dr. Mescheder said. The hepatic masses almost disappeared.The patient survived ...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...s during procedures. Federal regulators have not approved as safe and effective any of the devices used. So hospitals and doctors are finding it difficult to be fully reimbursed for the procedures cost, which is generally calculated at $25,000 to $50,000. This is one of those areas where the practice of ...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...eals court in Minnesota reversed that decision and approved her claim, noting that conditions in Uganda were so hostile that she could not seek protection from the state. Often, even in countries where legal help is available theoretically, social hostility to homosexuals can overshadow their formal rights....

Anti-smoking Drug Could Help Treat Alcoholism: Study

A recently approved anti-smoking medication could also serve to repres...ncisco . Varenicline, manufactured by Pfizer and approved as a smoking cessation aid in the United States and Europe in 2006, has been shown to reduce nicotin...

Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends

...d the ninth day of the new fiscal year. Lacking an approved state budget, the state has lost the authority to spend money on nonessential services. Without a budget, the state has lost the authority to spend money on "noncritical" services and employees. Highway maintenance, document-processing services and ...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...ating in US . The US Food and Administration has approved a new robotic device called the Myomo e100, designed to help stroke patients regain motion in their arms. It is to hit the market shortly. Worn as an arm brace, the device works by sensing weak electrical activity in patients arm muscles and provid...

New Cancer Therapy in Clinical Trial

...t tumors in mouse models. Sorafenib was recently approved by the FDA for treatment of renal cancer and is currently undergoing investigation in over 30 clinical trials for use against a wide range of human cancers, including melanoma, prostate, ovarian, pancreatic, lung cancers, and others. Like c-Myc, so...

Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment

... In October 2006 the Food and Drug Administration approved the first oral incretin enhancer, sitagliptin, a selective DPP4 inhibitor (a class of oral hypoglycemics), for use as monotherapy or in combination with other medications. The effectiveness of this class of medications in managing type 2 diabetes is ...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

...t invention-the CustomVue Monovision Lasik device, approved by the Food and Drug Administration . Advanced Medical Optics Inc. claims the invention is the first Lasik device to correct one of a patient's eyes to see far (myopia) and the other eye to see objects close-up (presbyopia). According to the FDA t...

Nepal Develops More Effective Drug for Typhoid

...nyat added. The Nepal Health Research Council has approved the research. However, Bhupendra Bahadur Thapa, the director of the Department of Drug Administration, said: "More confirmation is needed on the drug's safety and side effects. We are waiting for verification from international researchers to registe...

FDA Approves Phase I Clinical Trial of Topaz Pharmaceuticals' New Head Lice Treatment

...at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an investigational new drug application; allowing Topaz to begin clinical trials of the company's topical solution for the treatment of head lice. The Topaz product is designed to give healthcare professionals a new choice for the treatment of hea...

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