Tag: "capsule" at medical news
Novel "CYCLOSPORINE CAPSULE FORMULATION" to be launched
...pects to launch significantly smaller cyclosporine capsule
in Europe. The new cyclosporine capsule
is significantly smaller than any cyclosporine capsule
currently on the market. "The replacement of...
Artificial lenses- Boon to cataract patients
...lenses, the device would be inserted into the lens capsule
fo the eye after the cloudy lens has been removed....rately that these changes in the shape of the lens capsule
should produce a focal range of 10 dioptres - as good as a healthy lens in a young person.“In princi...
New treatment for diabetics
A researcher from America has developed a micro capsule
coated with silicon, which could save the diabetic...erican Vacuum Society in San Francisco, said: "The capsule
essentially acts as a bioreactor - it contains insulin-secreting cells that borrow nutrients from th...
An aide to cold
...or the Garlic Centre in East Sussex. Half took one capsule
of Allimax, an allicin-containing garlic supplement, each day, while rest of the volunteers were given a placebo. Over a 90-day period during the winter when most colds occur, just 32 colds were recorded among those taking the supplement, compared ...
Lactobacillus Supplements shorten the duration of diarrhoea
...lus was generally given as a supplement, either in capsule
form or mixed into a rehydration drink. The researchers found that supplemental Lactobacillus shortened the duration of diarrhoea by two thirds of a day, when compared with an inactive placebo treatment. No side effects were observed. Whether the sa...
Hyperactivity Drug Can Be Added to Food
...HD, may be taken by sprinkling the contents of the capsule
onto food.// And because the drug provides a day's...sted for 10 hours and then swallowed a Metadate CD capsule
or took the medication, containing 20 milligrams of the drug, sprinkled over 1 tablespoon of applesa...
Lower chance of bone fracture with Vitamin D supplementation
...o 85 living in the community. They sent either one capsule
of Vitamin D3 or a placebo every four months for f...hey found that those who were given the vitamin D3 capsule
had a 22 per cent lower rate for first fracture at any site. Also, this group of people had a 33 per...
Caffeine Found To Worsen Diabetes
...g blood sugar test, followed by the ingestion of a capsule
containing caffeine or placebo. The fasting blood ... Second, the participants were given an additional capsule
with either caffeine or placebo along with a meal so researchers could see how caffeine taken with c...
Valerian was first epilepsy drug
...ither as a herbal infusion of the dried root or in capsule
or tablet form. But the Italian author Fabio Colonna first mentioned using valerian to control seizures in his 1592 botanical work Phytobasanos. Colonna said he had controlled his own seizures by taking powdered valerian root several times a day. ...
Reducing Cancer Risk in Men
...rticipants took either a placebo or a single daily capsule
containing 120 milligrams of ascorbic acid (vitamin C), 30 milligrams of vitamin E, six milligrams of beta carotene, 100 micrograms of selenium, and 20 milligrams of zinc.Results showed after an average follow-up time of 7.5 years, total cancer incid...
Warning issued by FDA over "Liqiang 4 Capsules"
... of a shrink-wrapped two bottle set. One of the 90 capsule
bottles is labeled Liqiang 4 Dietary Supplement Capsules, the other bottle is promoted as a "bonus pack" of Liqiang 1.The product has also been termed "Liqiang Xiao Ke Ling" (Liqiang Thirst Quenching Efficacious) in ads in Chinese language publicatio...
The Benefits of Omega -3 Fatty acids
...y they have developed a chewable flavored fish oil capsule
that makes taking omega-3s both easy and pleasant. This unique dosage form consists of an oily fill formulation with a soft chewable shell that can be taken without water. The chewable softgels are available in a wide range of colours, sizes, and fla...
An insight of the small intestine
.... The newly approved camera capsule, also known as capsule
endoscopy, gives doctors images of the small intes...n. Doctors can only estimate based on the time the capsule
was in the person's system. Therefore, Dr. Hara suggests using a combination of imaging techniques ...
Rich countries stock piling anti flu drugs with no stocks available for poor countries
...i viral drug Tamiflu as there is not even a single capsule
of this antiviral drug available in Philippines ra... of outbreak in Philippines there are not a single capsule
of anti viral drug available there, as Roche is the only Pharmaceutical Company manufacturing antivi...
IT Professionals Turn To Ayurveda
...tment protocols. For the techies we would devise a capsule
form of treatment because they might be unable to spend three or four weeks for the treatment," he said. Treatment protocols to be unveiled at the Global Summit include computer vision syndrome, which impairs vision and presents dryness in eyes, fa...
Food Habits Could Change Your Genes
...make healthy rats stressed, is widely available in capsule
form online or in health food stores and the molecules are small enough to get into the brain via the bloodstream. Professor Ian Johnson of the Institute of Food Research is investigating whether colon cancer in humans might be triggered by diet th...
Herbal Medicine May Improve Blood Count In AID Patients
...CD4 count, the drug taken along with the ayurvedic capsule
increased the CD4 count among the patients "remarkably well. Many practitioners in India have claimed positive results using Ayureda and herbal medicine to treat AIDS. Most of these claims remain anecdotal and none of the drugs have been looked at s...
New Sensor Created For Lung Disorder Patients
... arterial blood vessels are close to the skin. The capsule
collects the CO2 that diffuses from the blood out through the skin. IANS...
Male Contraceptive Pill Being Developed By Berlin Pharmaceutical
...t skin deep - in the form of an implanted hormonal capsule
and an injection given every few months. This project is headed by a slightly-built 53-year-old woman, Professor Ursula-Friederike Habenicht, who runs the global Gynaecology and Andrology Research sector for Schering. "This is just an initial step...
Chugai Pharmaceutical To Initiate Domestic Production Of Bird Flu Vaccine
...de regarding manufacture of the bird flu drug in a capsule
form. There is a fear that rapid spread of a bird flu epidemic could lead to a shortage of bird flu vaccine supply. In order to increase preparedness against bird flu during the current bird flu season, the company has already acquired sufficient sup...
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