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...red to 42% in the placebo group. Zyban has been licensed as a prescription drug by the Health Ministry. But the dosage of the active ingredient in Zyban is significantly less than the amount taken for depression, he added. Two Zyban pills (totalling 300 milligrams) are taken every day for about nine weeks....

Steps To Improve Quality Of Plant-Based Drugs

...the medicinal plants sector. // As a first step, licensed manufacturers of drugs making use of plant-based material will be asked to submit a list of materials used to the state drugs licensing authorities. This will ensure right quantity of material used as well as help build a database on the use of plant...

Iodex goes to SmithKline Beecham consumer Healthcare

...line Beecham Plc, the British parent, and had been licensed to SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals India. Iodex has a turnover of around Rs 100 crore, and analysts say it could be valued at Rs 300 crore. The pain-and-rub market in India is currently valued in the Rs 350-400 crore range....

AAI Pharma Files Lawsuit Against Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

... as recently Novartis withdrew from developing its licensed anti-diabetes molecule to Novo Nordisk that had been sub-licensed to Novartis....

Hormone replacement therapy improves sexual function

...part and parcel of the menopause//and, there is no licensed treatment for these symptoms. But a new study from researchers at the University of Southern California reveals that the patch form of hormone replacement therapy(HRT) can give a woman significant sexual improvement. They think that the patch works ...

Nurses save more lives

...ours and the amount provided by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and nursing aides. RNs have college degrees in nursing and are often allowed to develop nursing plans and coordinate care by therapists and other specialists. Licensed practical nurses (LPN) generally have a year of formal training...

AIDS vaccine falls short but shows some promise

... have the final decision on whether the vaccine is licensed for certain populations....

Effectiveness Of Infertility Treatments Questioned

... present none of the existing treatments have been licensed for use in reproductive medicine, and all are associated with potentially dangerous risks for the mother and her child and neither does any research exist to show they have any benefit on the outcome of pregnancy. In conclusion researchers say , und...

Acupunture relieves pain and improves function in knee Osteoarthritis

...lti-site study team, including rheumatologists and licensed acupuncturists, enrolled 570 patients, aged 50 or older with osteoarthritis of the knee. Participants had significant pain in their knee the month before joining the study, but had never experienced acupuncture, had not had knee surgery in the previo...

Osteoporosis may be treated with strontium ranelate

UK had licensed the use of strontium ranelate to be used for treating patients with osteoporosis//, but scientists caution that before prescribing the drug it is important to observe the changes in the bone mineral density. A study in the British Medical Journal ha...

Antibiotics help combat dangerous tropical disease

...ents. "Its biggest advantage is that it is already licensed for medical use," Professor H?rauf points out. "Elephantiasis hits the poor most of all. It is therefore not likely that the pharmaceuticals industry will develop completely new drugs." Reference: The Lancet (vol. 365, May 2005). Contact: Professor ...

The Benefits of Strontium in the treatment for Osteoporosis Questioned

...f-injection. Recently strontium ranelate has been licensed in the United Kingdom for the treatment of osteoporosis. The mechanism of action of strontium ranelate is not yet fully understood, compared with other treatments, but it seems to have a unique effect in that it inhibits bone resorption as well as st...

New Race –Specific drug

...d by the FDA, it wouldbe the first drug ever to be licensed for use by a single ethnic group. The results of clinical trials are testament to BiDil's value. In trials, it improved survival rates among black people who had suffered heart failure by 47 per cent. In white patients, the figure was only 15 per c...

Developing a new vaccine using a new technology

...logy is owned by the University and is exclusively licensed to GSK. According to the agreement, IAVI and GSK will collaborate to advance the development of the technology, which uses non-infectious vaccine vectors to stimulate specific immune responses directed against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The v...

Clampdown On Fake Drugs Manufacturers In India – New Bill Enacte

...rugs and Cosmetics// (Amendment) Bill 2005 to make licensed drug manufacturers who are in the habit of designing or packing their products in such a look-alike manner a criminal act. Officials say the Bill attempts to bring in imitations or substitutes (look-alike) cases where a drug resembles another drug in...

New Anthrax Vaccines Will Take time

...th.``Yes, it's an FDA-licensed vaccine, but it was licensed to be given before exposure to anthrax,'' Lacey said. There are other promising areas of research, Lucey said, including a protective protein culled from the blood of soldiers who received the anthrax vaccine.The FDA would have to consent before do...

Valporic Acid Blocks Latent HIV Replication

...message from this study is that using an existing, licensed drug is a feasible, although still highly experimental approach to achieving HIV eradication from these viral reservoirs, at least partially. "The study shows that the hypothesis - that the intensification of antiretroviral therapy with a new drug, c...

Novartis MS Drug Shows Promising Results

.... FTY720 has been developed by Novartis Pharma and licensed from Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation. About Multiple Sclerosis MS is the most common inflammatory and neurodegenerative disorder of the central nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. MS typically presents itself in rela...

New Hope For Patients With Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

.... FTY720 has been developed by Novartis Pharma and licensed from Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation. Based on the positive results of the Phase II study conducted at 32 centers in 11 countries (Europe and Canada), Novartis is in discussions with regulatory authorities about the FTY720 Phase III program, which is ...

British Women Flies to India for Treatment of Breast Cancer

...unds for a years supply. Currently the drug is not licensed in the UK due to legal problems. ‘It takes some leap of faith to fly to a Third World country to a doctor you’ve never met in a hospital you’ve never heard of. That is how desperate I was,’ said: Linda to a newspaper reported. Medical tourism is...

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