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Cough Syrups No More Effective Than Sugar Water

... based on study conducted in 2003. A cough syrup formulation that contains a combination of dextromethorphan (cough suppressant) and guaifenesin (expectorant) is no more effective than sugar water. Similar results have been obtained from different studies conducted in different parts of the world....

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Show Promise In Prevention

...hich can be counteracted by the vaccine. The Merck formulation can combat HPV-6 and HPV-11 subtypes. More than 4,000 women die in the United States every year, due to cervical cancer. The mortality is much higher in countries where access to health care facilities (Pap smear) is very poor. This teat has the po...

BioCryst’s Bird Flu Drug Enjoys Fast-Track Review By FD

...new drug, peramivir, claimed to be a highly potent formulation for combating the virulent forms of the H5N1 bird ...to test the efficacy and safety of the intravenous formulation of peramivir, last December. Following approval, it has been planned to initiate phase I clinical tr...

Roche offers HIV drug expertise to poor nations

... help ensure that the right medicines in the right formulation are locally available. We want to use the knowledge we have developed to help strengthen local manufacturing capability and hope to help as many manufacturers as possible in these hardest hit countries by sharing our knowledge, so that they can learn...

Starpharma Develops New Gel (Vivagel) To Prevent HIV Transmission

...genital herpes, HIV and so on. The drug, a vaginal formulation has to be topically applied prior to intercourse and would function as a chemical barrier against various infections. 'Vivagel is not a treatment for HIV. The gel is used topically prior to sexual intercourse to prevent the women from becoming infe...

Diarrhea Vaccine Trials Promises Prevention of Rotavirus Infection

...onducted to analyze the safety and efficacy of the formulation in over 63,000 infants. The study further documented a significant reduction in the hospital admissions related to rotavirus infection. No difference was seen in the complication rate as well. "As vaccines become licensed and used in the US and Eur...

Lack Of Estrogen In Brain Tissue Of Women Can Lead To Alzheimer's

...ighlighted the need for development of an estrogen formulation that can cross the blood brain barrier to be effective against the disease. The research team is currently assessing a number of natural estrogen products for the above-mentioned transport potential. ...

Mice With Human Thought Processes Could Be Developed In The Future

...s. Though the above study was conducted before the formulation of these guidelines, an ethical clearance was obtained before initiation of the study. This novel finding can help scientists better understand the fundamentals of neurological disorders. It would also promote the testing of experimental medicines ...

Aurobindo gets U.S. FDA approval for Cephalexin

...p three (Unit III, Unit VI, Unit XII) multi module formulation manufacturing facilities. Earlier products from Unit III only contributed to the sales in the US. Product approvals from Unit XII and Unit VI have just come, and the company will be in a position to capitalise on this opportunity with immediate effec...

Herbal remedies to be tested by Zambia for AIDS treatment

...e treatment options. One of the three drugs is a formulation mixed by a former government minister and constitutional lawyer, Ludwig Sondashi. “Herbal remedies have not been proven to help... The only thing proven is anti-retroviral treatments”, according to Genevieve Clark, of the British charity Terence Higg...

Unsafe Injections and Unclean Hand hygiene major cause of hospital infections in India

...rent procedures like glove use and reuse, hand rub formulation and alcohol absorption which could effectively control the spread of hospital infection. Samlee Plianbangchang, regional director of WHO Regional Office for Southeast Asia said, "Healthcare-associated infection is a crucial problem, especially in th...

Protection against Alzheimer’s could be as simple as drinking green te

... have been directed towards development of an oral formulation of green tea extract following assessment of safety and efficacy of the extract, proved to be satisfactory as of now....

Cannabis to be tested to help patients with respiratory diseases

...uce the sensation of breathlessness. The special formulation of the drug as a spray avoids the harmful effects of smoking cannabis. We hope the drug will stop the sensation of breathlessness, potentially providing a new way to deal with respiratory diseases....

An Under Estimation Of The Radiation Hazard With The Use Of Mobile Phones

...et, one area, which requires critical analysis and formulation of radiation protection law, is the communication sector with special emphasis on the use of cell phones. <br...

Artesunate Is Better For Malaria Than Quinine

...n east Asia, there is still no generally available formulation of parenteral artesunate made to Good Manufacturing Practices standards. Quality assured, affordable parenteral artesunate should be made widely available in malaria endemic areas as a matter of urgency. Source: Newswise, The Lancet...

Understanding The Role Of Olfaction In Taste

Ramifications for food formulation as fundamental research on food smells finds olfaction is uniquely a "dual" sense, in that the brain perceives the same smell molecule differently if it arrives through the nose, rather than the mouth. // Based on a recent study researchers at Yale...

Indian Pharmaceutical Industries Stops Manufacturing And Sale Of Valdecoxib

...dian market after USFDA ban the sale of Valdecoxib formulation products and the recent notification issued by // the health ministry of the government of India asking the pharma companies to stop selling and production of Valdecoxib. Ranbaxy as already withdrew the drug from the market after the suggestions of t...

Drug Prices in India to be Monitored - NPPA to Tie up with ORG

...// on bringing down the prices of 25 non-scheduled formulation packs through negotiations with the manufacturers and has finally succeeded. According to NPPA most of the companies in question voluntarily agreed to bring about a price reduction ranging between 2.14% to 34.62% after they were called for a persona...

Clarithromycin tablets to be launched in India soon

...Limited has recently launched its approved generic formulation of clarithromycin// immediate release tablets in t...dministration (FDA), has determined that Ranbaxy’s formulation can be expected to have the same therapeutic effect as an equivalent dose of Abbott’s Biaxin Filmtab...

The Benefits of Omega -3 Fatty acids

.... 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 flavors. Although it is particularly suitable for omega-3 formulations, it can also be combined with other omega o...

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