Tag: "derivative" at medical news
Super Chow, Laced With Semi-Synthetic Vitamin E, Inhibited Spread of Cancer
...t could be that combining this synthetic vitamin E derivative
with other anti-cancer treatments may offer the potential of both treating and preventing human breast cancer,” Akporiaye said. Although vitamin E (alpha tocopherol) is an anti-oxidant, it cannot destroy tumor cells by itself, he said. To improve t...
Study Finds Astaxanthin Is Potent Inhibitor of Oxidation in Cell Membrane Model
...ther chronic inflammatory diseases. An astaxanthin derivative
may improve, or augment, the restoration of the ce...ax Pharmaceuticals to advance an astaxanthin-based derivative
into an IND development program,” according to Fredric Pashkow, Executive Vice President and Chief M...
Arsenic Compound Effective in Treating Rare Leukemia
...drugs combined with the retinoid ATRA, a vitamin A derivative
plus a post-remission regimen of additional chemotherapy and ATRA followed by a year of maintenance chemotherapy using oral agents, including ATRA, or the identical regimen plus two 25-day courses of arsenic trioxide prior to the post-remission thera...
Common Desert Shrub may Increase Longevity
A study on mice has shown that a synthetic derivative
of a common North American desert shrub, creosote, may help boost the odds of living longer. University of Michigan scientist Richard A. Miller says that the compound derived from creosote is called NDGA. While presenting the preliminary results...
Using Drugs as Weapons can Never Be 'non Lethal', Say Doctors
...ge of October 2002 the Russian authorities said a derivative
of the drug fentanyl2 was delivered through the air-conditioning system to end the siege. This killed over 130 hostages. Dr Vivienne Nathanson, BMA Head of Science and Ethics, said: It is important to remember that target groups are likely to compr...
Fishing for a Speedy Recovery After Chemotherapy or Marrow Transplant
...onduct a clinical trial of the drug, a long-active derivative
of prostaglandin E2 known as dmPGE2. This compound was originally tested more than 20 years ago for patients with gastritis, but was never marketed as a drug. Currently, patients undergoing bone marrow transplant must wait for marrow from a matched...