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Pharoah's Wine Jar Yields Medicinal Secrets

Egyptians may have been using herb-spiked drink for healing 5,000 years ago MONDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- The old adage, "take a glass of wine for thy stomach's sake," may have been heeded more than 5,000 years ago in ancient Egypt, archaeologists report. Sophisticated analys...

BioRelix and Dalton Medicinal Chemistry Expand and Renew Research Agreement to Capitalize on Riboswitches

BioRelix, pioneers in the discovery and development of Riboswitch based therapeutic agents, and Dalton Medicinal Chemistry have jointly announced an expansion and renewal of their exclusive worldwide collaboration and agreement to discover and develop new therapeutics. ...

European Committee for Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) Issues Positive Opinion for Once-Daily PREZISTA(R) (Darunavir) as Part of Combination Therapy for Treatment-Naive Adults With HIV-1

CORK, Ireland, November 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Committee for Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion recommending approval for once-daily dosing of 800 mg PREZISTA(R) (darunavir) with low-dose ritonavir as part of combination therapy in treatment-naive adults (those who have ...

Dr. Richard M. Soll Joined WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) as VP of Medicinal Chemistry

SHANGHAI, China, July 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, announced today that Dr. Richard M. Soll has joined WuXi PharmaTec...

MS drug development agreement based on WEHI's medicinal chemistry

Research conducted at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) has contributed significantly to a major licensing agreement signed between Australian biotechnology company, Bionomics, (ASX:BNO) and Germany-based pharmaceutical company, Merck Serono. Under the Development and Licensing Agreem...

An Alternative to Medicinal Marijuana

Nerve agents stimulated cannabinoid receptors in mice, offering pain relief without side effects SUNDAY, April 27 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists think they may have found a way to harness marijuana's medicinal powers without unleashing the plant's memory-robbing properties. But a n...

Oriental Medicinal Herb Garden Dedication

The Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin in conjunction with the American Botanical Council will have a dedication for the Oriental medicinal herb garden for botanical studies. AUSTIN, Texas, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The High Falls Gardens Fund, under the auspices of the ...

Indian medicinal plant Acanthus ilicifolius may combat liver cancer

Liver cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the world with a poor prognosis. About three quarters of the cases of liver cancer are found in Southeast Asia, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, India, and Japan. The frequency of liver cancer in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa is gre...

ATIR Classified as "Cell Based" Medicinal Product by the EMEA

A Classification for Innovative New Treatments AMSTERDAM, December 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiadis Pharma announced today that its lead product ATIR has received approval for regulatory classification as a "cell based" medicinal product by the Innovation Task Force (ITF), a division of ...

Vaporisers Make Marijuana Safe for Medicinal Use Compared to Smoking

Scientists at San Francisco based the University of California have demonstrated that vaporising cannabis leaves can release the drugs active ingredient just as effectively as burning them, while avoiding the harmful toxins inhaled through smoking it. The results of the pilot study are sig...

Chinese Medicinal Compound Stops Formation of Cysts in Polycystic Kidney

Using a compound from a centuries-old Chinese traditional medicine, Yale University researcher Dr. Craig Crews has been able to prevent the formation of kidney-destroying// cysts in a mouse model of polycystic kidney disease. This ability holds out hope for what would be the first treatment, other ...

New Generation - Medicinal Products

Medicinal product is always the result of a subtle marriage between a compound (the active substance which treats a patient) and an appropriate excipient// (a neutral substance in which the active substance is incorporated so that it can be absorbed by the body). Thus the necessary tablet, capsule ...

ICMR To Develop Drugs From Medicinal Plants

Giving an impetus to the traditional medicinal system, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) today signed an MoU with National Innovation Foundation (NIF) to develop drugs //from medicinal plants or multi-herb formulations that have never been compiled. The MoU that is valid for next...

Call To Protect Traditional Knowledge Of African Medicinal Plants

The African Union and World Health Organization must do something to draft a model law so that traditional knowledge of medicinal plants// can be preserved in African countries. This request was made at a conference held at Brazzaville, Congo, last week. It is widely known that almost 80- perc...

Cryo-Cell to Present Novel Adult Stem Cell Research During 2009 China Medical Biotech Forum

...invites officers from related government departments of China to give special reports on key issues and relevant policies regarding the development of medicinal biotechnology. It also provides renowned scientists the opportunity to make presentations on their latest progress. Presentations focus on topics such...

Abnormal Brain Circuits May Prevent Movement Disorder

...hiatric disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, sepsis, inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes, human genetics, leukemia, lymphoma, neuroimmunology, and medicinal chemistry. The Feinstein Institute, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, ranks in the top 6th percentile of all National Institutes of Health gr...

New microchip technology performs 1,000 chemical reactions at once

...critical roles in the malignant transformation of cancer. According to the researchers, the technology may open up many areas for biological and medicinal study. ...

Cell Therapeutics Initiates Process to Obtain Marketing Approval for Pixantrone in Europe

...approval." The SME program is an initiative by the EMEA that is dedicated to addressing the needs of small and medium size companies developing medicinal products in Europe. Companies granted SME status are able to seek assistance, information and training from dedicated EMEA personnel, particularly in ...

Cardiome Achieves Milestone From Collaboration With Merck Co., Inc.

...ieder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cardiome. The MAA was received by EMEA and after validation of the submission the Committee for Human medicinal Products (CHMP) will coordinate the review. The review will be conducted under the centralized licensing procedure, which, when finalized, provides on...

MULTAQ(R) (dronedarone) for Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter Now Available in the United States

... given to patients who are or may become pregnant (Category X) or nursing. MULTAQ should not be coadministered with strong CYP 3A inhibitors or medicinal products that prolong the QT interval. In patients with new or worsening heart failure, the suspension or discontinuation of MULTAQ should be ...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. to Conduct Non-Deal Roadshow in Hong Kong and Singapore

...One Medical, Inc., a Nevada corporation, is a holding company. The Company engages in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical, medicinal and diagnostic products. Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Harbin Tian Di Ren Medical Science and Technology Company ("TDR"), Harbin First Bio-En...

NBTY Reports Third Quarter Results

...he banning of products) and more particularly Good Manufacturing Practices in the United States, the Food Supplements Directive and Traditional Herbal medicinal Products Directive in Europe and Section 404 requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002; (xxvii) the mix of NBTY's products and the profit margins...

'Spirituality and Medicine: Can the Two Walk Together?'

...g have long been intertwined with faith, prayer and spiritual practices. In more recent years, the debate about the nature of the relationship between medicinal science and religion has intensified. In their informative new book, "Spirituality and Medicine: Can the Two Walk Together?" ( published by AuthorHou...

NBTY Acquisition of Julian Graves Unconditionally Cleared

...he banning of products) and more particularly Good Manufacturing Practices in the United States, the Food Supplements Directive and Traditional Herbal medicinal Products Directive in Europe and Section 404 requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002; (xxvii) the mix of NBTY's products and the profit margins...

The Neutraceutical Company Announces Powerful New 'Feel-Good' Product

...atural 'mood repair' herbal product," remarked Jerry Stone, President of TNC. "Cultures around the world have used it for 3,000 years for a variety of medicinal purposes, including as a healing agent for moderate depression. Clinical studies have proven that this proprietary extract supports healthy levels of ...

Domain Registration Corp. Announces Name Change to 'BioPharm Asia, Inc.'

...cted through its retail stores, and its distribution and wholesale activities) to include pharmaceutical manufacturing and the cultivation and sale of medicinal raw materials. For more information, please visit http://www.biopharmasiainc.com . Forward-looking statement: Except for the historical inf...

Domain Registration Corp. Announces Name Change to 'BioPharm Asia, Inc.'

...cted through its retail stores, and its distribution and wholesale activities) to include pharmaceutical manufacturing and the cultivation and sale of medicinal raw materials. For more information, please visit http://www.biopharmasiainc.com . Forward-looking statement: Except for the historical inf...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and FORMA Therapeutics Enter Collaboration to Bring New Therapies to Patients Faster

...l use its proprietary Computational Solvent (CS) Mapping technology to aid in structure based drug design with expert computer modeling, screening and medicinal chemistry competence to optimize and prioritize molecules that LLS and its partners may take to the clinic. The partnership between LLS and...

NeurogesX Announces Resignation of Bruce A. Peacock from Board of Directors

...za is currently approved in the European Union for the treatment of neuropathic pain in non-diabetic adults, either alone or in combination with other medicinal products for pain. NeurogesX submitted a new drug application (NDA) for PHN to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which was accepted for fil...

QuikByte Software, Inc. and Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. Announce Merger Agreement

...ics, two directors to be appointed by OPKO and one director to be appointed by QuikByte. Dr. Schuh, a certified pharmacist who holds a Ph.D. degree in medicinal chemistry, will be the CEO of the company following the merger. Dr. Henry Ji, the sole inventor of the Sorrento technology who holds a Ph.D. in Anima...

U.S. Debut: Holistic Health And Beauty From The Rainforest - New Book Reveals Closely Guarded Malaysian Health and Beauty Secrets Introducing the World to Time-Honored Tradition of Ramuan

...turing the principals on ramuan in a carefully crafted line of natural products made from a selection of the 2000+ plants and herbs believed to have medicinal value found in Malaysia's rainforests, Biotropics combines state-of-the-art science with Malaysia's unique health traditions and rich biodiversity. Th...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Obtains Renewal of GMP Certificate

...One Medical, Inc., a Nevada corporation, is a holding company. The Company engages in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical, medicinal and diagnostic products. Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Harbin Tian Di Ren Medical Science and Technology Company ("TDR"), Harbin First Bio-En...

European Medicines Agency (EMEA) Approves Cell Therapeutics, Inc.'s September Meeting Request to Discuss OPAXIO(TM) Marketing Authorization Application

...o an oral explanation in support of the OPAXIO Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) in September, 2009 extending the review for the Committee for medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) opinion on approval until Q4-2009. In April, 2008 the EMEA accepted for review the MAA for OPAXIO for first-line treatme...

Sundia MediTech Appoints Dr. Chen Chen as Senior VP of Chemistry

...ears, from a staff scientist to Senior Director of medicinal Chemistry of Neurocrine. In his research and mana...eview articles on the topics of drug discovery and medicinal chemistry. He is the co-inventor of over 25 US pat...tific conferences such as the Gorden Conference of medicinal Chemistry and the ACS National Meeting. Ab...

Patients Suffering from Diabetes Now Have the Option to Suffer No More with Diabetic Free All Natural Medical Herbal Extracts Capsules

...ee is the only all-natural medical herbal extract that helps patients live a diabetes free lifestyle. Diabetic Free capsules are made from all natural medicinal herbal extracts and using sophisticated biotechnological methods. Diabetic Free pills have proven to be highly successful at alleviating insulin resis...

Gene's novel role may provide key to treating liver and neurodegenerative diseases

...heir yield in bioreactors, which are vessels in which organisms are cultured, and biochemically active substances derived from them. Biologics are medicinal products such as vaccines, allergenics, tissues and recombinant proteins that can be extracted from natural sources (human, animal, or microorganism) ...

FDA Approves Multaq(R) for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter

...given to patients who are or may become pregnant (Category X) or nursing. Multaq(R) should not be coadministered with strong CYP 3A inhibitors or medicinal products that prolong the QT interval. In patients with new or worsening heart failure, the suspension or discontinuation of Multaq(R) should be...

Monthly Pet Pill Could Kill Fleas, Ticks

...shed in the May 15 online issue of the Journal of medicinal Chemistry . The drug could conceivably be admi...e Station; Peter Meinke, Ph.D., senior director in medicinal chemistry, Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, N.J.; Journal of medicinal Chemistry , online, May 15, 2009 ...

Constipation May Lead to Other Problems

...thout it -- have shown a significant association between constipation and hemorrhoids. Interventional studies, which have involved dietary changes and medicinal therapies to minimize constipation, also have suggested a cause-and-effect relationship. At least an association has been shown between constipati...

Positive CHMP Opinion for JAVLOR(R) in Metastatic Treatment of Bladder Cancer After Failure of a Prior Platinum-Containing Regimen

... CASTRES, France, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Laboratoires Pierre Fabre announce today that the Committee for medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the scientific advisory committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA), has issued a positive opinion supporting app...
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