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Spirulina may be the next immune boost on the block

...mples with dilutions of spirulina made from 429 mg capsules of dried, powdered spirulina. After 72 hours they analysed the cytokine level changes using ELISA analysis. The immunologists concluded after an exhaustive study that spirulina is a strong proponent for protecting against intracellular pathogens ...

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories to challenge patents on drug

...keting exclusivity to its generic Omeprazole 40 mg capsules by the US Food and Drug Administration. Omeprazole is indicated for the treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcers. The FDA granted the marketing exclusivity to Andrx group of the US. The loss of marketing exclusivity is a setback for Dr Reddy’s, but ...

Caffeine is not the only culprit in coffee!

... equivalent amount of caffeine (870 milligrams) in capsules or a sugar pill in a cycle of three treatment peri...archers found that though both coffee and caffeine capsules raised homocysteine levels, coffee had a much greater effect than caffeine alone. While caffeine cap...

Mixing Ginseng and Blood Thinners Might Be Dangerous

... subjects were given two grams of powdered ginseng capsules and eight were given a placebo. After two weeks, researchers found the daily doses of ginseng significantly reduced the blood levels and the anti-clotting effects of warfarin, compared to the placebo.Specialists say they were surprised by the finding...

Going Slow With Vitamin E

...spinach, asparagus, and vegetable oils. Vitamin E capsules typically contain 400 international units to 800 international units. Dietary guidelines set a maximum tolerable intake of 1,500 international units per day , however researchers suggest that government regulators lower this level to an upper limit o...

Ginger to reduce nausea for pregnant women

...kness due to pregnancy. Ginger was administered in capsules containing 350 milligrams (mg) of ginger. The study observation showed no reported effect on the pregnancy or the baby after delivery. There were also no cases of any adverse reactions to pregnant mother and unborn fetus. Scientists feel although mo...

Ceramide can target and kill cancer cells

... overcome this, have used nanotechnology to create capsules of ceramides called liposomes. Such a way makes it easy for the capsules to move in the blood stream and release the ceramides in the tumor cells. This happens as ceramides ...

New Combination Therapy Option for HIV Patients

...oved by the Food and Drug Administration // . The capsules are to be given in combination with ritonavir for treatment of HIV-1 infected adults. This is the second drug approved for patients with advanced HIV disease, and provides a new therapy for patients with limited treatment options. The benefits of Ap...

Ban On Indian Ayurvedic Drugs In Canada

...e Karela tablets (Shriji Herbal Products); Karela capsules (Himalaya Drug Co); Maha Sudarshan Churna powder (...shan tablets (Zandu Pharmaceuticals) and Shilajit capsules (Dabur India Ltd). Findings of a study recently published by Journal of the American Medical Assoc...

Ginger Found To Reduce Nausea Associated With Chemotherapy

...t. Researchers now say they are studying whether capsules of a standardized form of ginger can help relieve this delayed nausea. In a trial that has recently commenced researchers plan to enroll 180 adults with any kind of cancer at 10 sites throughout the US. Participants will be randomly assigned to one o...

Be Wary Of Heavy Metal Poisoning From Ayurvedic Medicines

...la tables (made by Shriji Herbal Products); Karela capsules (Himalaya Drug Co); Yograi Guggal and Sudarshan tablets (both Zandu Pharmaceuticals); Shilajit capsules (Darbur India); SAFI liquid (Hamdard-WAKF); and Maha Sudarshan Churna Powder (supplied by Zandu Phar...

CMSI produces Low cost Anti-retroviral drugs in India

...enya, received the first consignment of Zidovudine capsules from Bimal Charles, Epidemiologist, Center for Disease Control. Dr. Charles of Center for Disease Control said that the company should maintain the quality of the drugs without compromising on the cost of the drug by maintaining strict quality contr...

Lung Cancer: Nutritional Intervention Comes To The Rescue

...to take high dose of fish oil and golden algae oil capsules daily, D.H. also reduced corn-based foods from his diet. Corn contains omega-6 fatty acids that are found to increase cancer growth. While the case study merely describes a single incident, it could help lead to human clinical trials. This study rai...

Aurobindo gets U.S. FDA approval for Cephalexin

...dministration (US FDA) has approved its Cephalexin capsules USP 250 mg & 500 mg.// Cephalexin is used to trea...ffect. The market opportunity for the Cephalexin capsules USP 250 mg and 500 mg is around $80 million. The company is a leader in this segment in several mark...

Cadila gets US FDA approval for Promethazine tablets

...had recently received approval to market Ribavirin capsules in the US market through its US subsidiary Zydus Pharmaceuticals Inc, it added....

Herbal Medicine May Improve Blood Count In AID Patients

...g the trial. The advantage of taking the ayurvedic capsules along with allopathic therapy "is fantastic and encouraging, Rajasekaran claimed. He added that While the allopathic medicine, when taken alone, did not increase the CD4 count, the drug taken along with the ayurvedic capsule increased the CD4 count...

Hyderabad Firm To Manufacture Tamiflu In India

...tero Drugs said, "For India, we will make 100, 000 capsules by the end of this month and the remaining 900, 00...ry." Hetero is on target to manufacture 20 million capsules of Tamiflu for export to the African countries. The drug is to cost 75 INR and Hetero has already in...

Roche Commits More Antiviral Pills To Asia For Bird Flu

...der said that they had already allotted 30 million capsules to the WHO's rapid response stockpile. Scientists maintain that so far there has not been any mutation in the H5N1 virus and it remains hard for people to catch. The only way is through close contact with birds. All this could rapidly change if a mut...

Scented Garments Hit The Market

...uch as lavender or orange oil are sold widely. The capsules are made from a variety of materials that open and release their contents when rubbed, pressed or warmed by body heat. Wearing the garment and washing it reduces the number of microcapsules, and the item loses is extra functions. To counter this, m...

Nature’s Bounty ,Seaweed, Becomes A Blessing For Diabetes Patient

...aken from a dead donor , which was arranged inside capsules made out of a seaweed product, alginate at Sydney'...ly bring down the insulin requirement.The alginate capsules , which are microscopic, contain islets, insulin secreting pancreatic cells. "These capsules have po...

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