Tag: "coating" at medical news
Genesis of SUPAC
...nalysed the process variables involved in the film coating
operation. Importance of factors like variation in supply of raw material and their response to processing and variation in instrumentation type. Problems crop up during scale up because at R&D scale the product is developed using fairly standard equ...
Clotting Protein plays a role in nerve repair
...e slow destruction of myelin--the thin, protective coating
that insulates nerve fibers in the brain and spine can lead to numbness, muscle weakness and stiffness, impaired vision and coordination problems. In nerves outside the brain or spinal cord, loss of myelin can also occur after an injury. Previous re...
Should we avoid energy drinks to protect our teeth?
...more than cola drinks. Enamel of the teeth is the coating
that protects the teeth from normal harmful bacteria and hence fights dental caries. Scientists had isolated the enamel from the teeth and kept them exposed in both coal and non-cola drinks for a period of 14 days, which was supposed to stimulate the...
Prevent Cardiac Problems And Laugh Your Way To Good Health
...nder stress, stress that can affect the protective coating
of the blood vessels called endothelium. This reaction cause inflammations that may lead to build up of cholesterol in coronary arteries, heightening the chance of a heart attack....
Cancer patients can now take once daily medication for infections
... of the disease are the formation of white plaques coating
the mouth, which when removed leaves a bleeding surface. This is a common infection that plagues cancer patients during the continuation of the radiation therapy. The current treatment for these patients is application of gels that need to be appli...
Hyderabad To Have Asia’s First Catheter Making Uni
...rm. The use of porous carbon-carbon nano particle coating
will eliminate the use of polymer based platform, thus completely reducing tissue inflammation and reaction (in cardiac arteries). "Blue-Membranes will enforce the collaboration with Relisys that enables us to exploit our drug-delivery technology. ...
Hyaluronic Acid – A Boon To The Problem Of Premature Infant
...events immature oligodendrocytes from maturing and coating
nerve fibres with new myelin. Astrocytes, the first-responders to nerve damage in the brain, produce HA, which accumulates on nerve fibres where myelin is missing. This finding could have valuable implications on improving the lives of thousands of...
Limiting sperm motility for contraception
...as the sperm’s ability to dissolve the thick outer coating
of the egg. Clapham and his colleagues were performing a general screen of the human gene database for novel calcium-selective ion channel genes when they discovered one with an unusual structure that resembled other channels known to play a role in ...
Time For Lice To Go
...their newly laid eggs. Called the nit sheath, this coating
is made up of a protein that is remarkably similar to that of human hair and serves to protect the developing larva. Because of this, anything that would be effective at dissolving the nit sheath also would dissolve the hair shaft. A treatment that...
Aloe Vera Coating For Fruits And Vegetables Preservation
...loped by researchers that can be used as an edible coating
to prolong the quality and safety of fresh produce...been developed to preserve food freshness, the new coating
is believed to be the first to use Aloe vera according to the scientists involved in the study. The ...
Novel antibiotic dressing developed for improved wound healing
...ressing with antibiotic coating. This microbicidal coating
can be chemically bonded to gauze bandages, socks and even hospital bedding and gowns. The coating
is effective against the above-mentioned forms of antibiotic resistant bacteria in hospital settings...
Stressful Work Can Put Men At Risk Of Having Blocked Arteries
...ikely to have increased thickness of the innermost coating
of blood vessels. Researchers said that not saddling employees with high workloads while providing ample time for them to perform their duties could reduce work strain. Source: Newswise...
Molecule Behind Multiple Sclerosis Discovered
...s, which help produce the protective myelin sheath coating
around nerve cells. The findings offer one possible mechanism responsible for demyelinating disorders, such as TM and MS, and may aid in the development of effective therapies against these disorders, the researchers say. The researchers began inves...
Fish food has lot of advantages, but only if cooked in the right way
... even better. It is time you let go off the crispy coating
and flaky inside fish sticks. Perhaps, lightened preparations of fish foods at home can serve the purpose....
Anti-Microbial Coating For Use Over Biomedical Devices Developed
The application of anti-microbial coating
over artificial implants such as hip, knee implant...g made to incorporate these compounds as a form of coating
over biomedical devices. As soon as bacteria adhere to any surface, they anchor themselves strongl...
Nanocubes Designed For Delivering Cells
...ight destroy it. Ferrari cautioned that the gold coating
will only protect the cube for a short time. If it...en months needed to deliver cell therapy, the gold coating
may not last and the body could reject the device. The researchers are now conducting tests using ...
Type 2 Diabetes Could Be Tackled Using Curry Colouring and Fat Mix
...ells. Dr O'Sullivan said his technique involved coating
treatment drugs in absorbable fat, which formed an injectable dose that could last up to one week. "One of the drugs we're using is curcumin, which is basically the yellow compound that you see in curries, which is an anti-inflammatory compound," ...
Antiviral Coating On Bank Notes, Photocopiers Could Help Check Epidemics
Scientists have found that applying antiviral coating
on bank notes, vending machines and photocopiers c...ry college, University of London, has discovered a coating
of metal, metal oxide and ceramic nanoparticles that have strong antiviral properties, reported the ...
Study Shows No Difference between Policosanol and Placebo
... to reduce cholesterol.// It is made from the waxy coating
on sugar cane and sometimes from beeswax, wheat germ and rice bran. The study results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study was conducted by Heiner Berthold of the University of Cologne, Germany. The drug con...
New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging
...a naturally occurring carbohydrate. The chemical coating
-- which Watkin compares to the thin, outer shell ...ose to investigate the effects of adding a dextran coating
was because it makes it possible to ‘target’ the nanoparticle. ‘By that, we mean we put a ligand ...
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