US Farms, Inc. Launches New Aloe Vera Skin Gel Product
SAN DIEGO, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Farms, Inc. (Pink Sheets: USFM), a diversified Farming, Nursery and Wellness company, is pleased to announced the company has launched a new Aloe Vera based skin care gel
product called "US Farms Aloe Vera Gel". The product complements...
Growing Proteomics Market and the Current Economic Crisis Could Act in Tandem to Spur Growth in the European 2 Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis Market, States Frost & Sullivan
LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-dimensional electrophoresis (2DE) is the most cost-effective protein profiling technology and is the only technology in which the constituents of a protein sample can be entirely visualised in a single gel. However, current technical limitations will need to be ...
Matrixx Initiatives Confirms Voluntary Recall of Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel, Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs
Company Disagrees with the FDA on Product Safety Concerns, Continues to be Committed to Cooperating with the FDA on Resolution
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTTX ) has announced that it is in the process of formally notifying retaile...
Watson Launches GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) Gel 10%, First and Only Topical Gel for Overactive Bladder (OAB)
- Bold and innovative marketing campaign will target women and highlight product's efficacy, ease of use and excellent tolerability -
CORONA, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, a leader in generic and specialty branded pharmaceuticals, announced today the launc...
SkinMedica to Co-Promote ACZONE(R) (dapsone) Gel 5% to Pediatricians in the U.S.
5% is the First New FDA-Approved Chemical Entity for Topical Acne Treatment in a Decade
CARLSBAD, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SkinMedica, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a co-promotion agreement with Allergan for ACZONE(R) (dapsone) Gel
5%, a first-in-class to...
New Data Presented at AUA's Annual Conference Prove GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) 10% gel is an Effective, Safe Option for Female Overactive Bladder (OAB) Patients
- First and Only Topical Gel
for OAB to Launch in U.S. Next Month -
CHICAGO, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data to be presented at the American Urological Association's (AUA) Annual Conference show that GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) 10% gel
significantly improves symptoms of OAB and...
American Biotech Labs(R) Obtains FDA Approval for New Wound Care Gel Product
Company's innovative new ASAP Wound Dressing Gel
is now approved "for the topical management of minor cuts, lacerations, abrasions, 1st and 2nd degree burns, and skin irritations"
SALT LAKE CITY, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- American Biotech Labs, LLC (ABL), developer of a new class of products b...
Patients Say MPM Medical's Regenecare Gel Significantly Reduced the Itching and Pain of Skin Rashes Triggered by Anti-Cancer Drugs
IRVING, Texas, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patients undergoing cancer treatment reported that using Regenecare hydrogel significantly reduced the pain and itching associated with the sometimes-severe skin rashes caused by anti-cancer drugs.
Conducted by the Western University of H...
Maggots as Good as Gel in Leg Ulcer Treatments
But while larval therapy works well, study says there's no rush to abandon standard care
FRIDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) -- The use of maggots to treat leg ulcers is similar to standard hydrogel therapy in terms of health benefits and costs, according to British researchers.
Coria Laboratories Announces Acanya(TM) Gel Data Presentations at 67th American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting
FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coria Laboratories,
the newly expanded dermatology division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals
International (NYSE: VRX ), today announced six data presentations on Acanya
Gel at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)...
Anti-HIV gel shows promise in large-scale study in women
An investigational vaginal gel
intended to prevent HIV infection in women has demonstrated encouraging signs of success in a clinical trial conducted in Africa and the United States. Findings of the recently concluded study, funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAI...
Experimental Vaginal Gel Doesn't Ward Off HIV
South African women using Carraguard had no decrease in infections, trial found
THURSDAY, Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) -- A microbicidal vaginal gel
called Carraguard doesn't protect women from HIV infection.
That's the conclusion of a study that included more than 6,200 sexually-active,...
Argentyn 23(R) Homeopathic First Aid Gel - Another World's First by Natural-Immunogenics Corp. for Healthcare Professionals
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a fact that
Multi-Drug Resistant organisms are on the rise due to abuse of antibiotics
and petrochemical medicines. According to the World Health Organization
(WHO) these fast-mutating organisms are responsible for needless increases
Over-the-counter anesthetic gel puts the squeeze on mammogram pain
OAK BROOK, Ill. The simple application of a pain-relieving gel
may reduce the breast discomfort some women experience during mammography exams, according to the results of a clinical trial published in the online edition of Radiology .
"We now have something that we know reduces discomfort wi...
Galderma announces approval for Differin gel 0.1 percent in Japan
Lausanne, Switzerland July 16, 2008 Galderma Pharma S.A., a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology, announced today that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has approved Differin® Gel
0.1% (adapalene), a novel topical treatment for acne vulgaris in Japan. Th...
Cadient Group's GEL Interactive Technologies Celebrates Major Milestones for Immerse Exhibit Platform: 500th Exhibit Implementation and 250,000th Healthcare Professional Registered with Immerse Exhibit Platform
Demand for agency's proprietary software and services increases as
healthcare clients seek better view of attendee booth experiences and real-time intelligence metrics
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GEL
Technologies, a Cadient Group compan...
HIV prevention researchers to compare common ARV as a pill and vaginal gel in unique study
PITTSBURGH, July 9 , 2008 In battle with an epidemic that has outpaced nearly all efforts to contain it, researchers are turning to strategies centered on the same antiretroviral (ARV) drugs that have been used successfully to treat HIV in hopes they will be as effective a stronghold for prevent...
Watson Announces Oxybutynin Topical Gel NDA Accepted for Filing by FDA for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder
CORONA, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leading specialty pharmaceutical
company, announced today that its New Drug Application (NDA) for oxybutynin
chloride topical gel
(OTG), has been accepted for filing by the U.S. Food
and Drug Adminis...
HIV Drug in Microbicide Gel Safe for Daily Use
None of the 200 women volunteers got HIV during 6-month study
TUESDAY, Feb. 26 (HealthDay News) -- A vaginal microbicide gel
that contains the antiretroviral drug tenofovir is safe for HIV-negative women to use every day, according to a six-month study of 200 women in India and the Un...
Anti-HIV gel proven safe, tolerable for women
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. An experimental anti-HIV gel
is safe for women to use on a daily basis, according to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Testing showed the gel, called tenofovir, was favorably self-applied and toler...
Trial finds tenofovir gel safe for daily use and most women adhered to study regimens
NEW DELHI, Feb. 25, 2008 A vaginal microbicide that incorporates an antiretroviral (ARV) drug normally used to treat people with HIV is safe for sexually active HIV-negative women to use every day over an extended period, suggest results of a clinical trial of tenofovir topical gel. Moreover, mos...
Voltaren(R) Gel Receives US Regulatory Approval as the First Approved Topical Prescription Treatment for Pain Associated with Osteoarthritis
* First US approval for a prescription NSAID (non-steroidal anti- inflammatory drug) treatment that can be applied directly to site of osteoarthritis pain * Voltaren Gel
is the only prescription topical medication proven to
significantly reduce osteoarthritis pain ...
Vaginal progesterone gel may improve infant outcomes and...
LIVINGSTON, NJ October 2, 2007 For the first time, data show a positive association between the use of vaginal progesterone and infants overall health at birth. Babies born to women with high-risk pregnancies treated with PROCHIEVE 8% (progesterone gel) appear to be less likely to need intensive...
Matrixx Initiatives Voluntarily Withdraws Zicam Cold Remedy Swabs, Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel
Company Characterizes FDA Action as Unwarranted, Withdraws Two Cold Remedy Nasal Products Citing Commitment to Consumer Safety
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. , June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTXX ) has confirmed that it received a warning letter today from the U.S....
Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Files Cosmetic Product Ingredient Statement for new Oxycyte-based Cosmetic Gel
COSTA MESA, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXBO) today announced that the company has filed a Cosmetic Product Ingredient Statement (CPIS) with the FDA for Dermacyte(TM) Gel, its new Oxycyte(R)-based cosmetic product. Oxycyte is the compa...
Swell Gel May Bring Respite From Back Pain
Small sponge like particles may come to the therapeutic aid of chronic lower back pain. This was announced by Brian Saunders from The School of Materials// and Professor Tony Freemont from The Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences.
The tiny gel
particles discovered by the team are reported to s...
Algal Gel to Prevent HIV Infection
Scientists involved in a worldwide research have come up with a microbicidal algal gel
to prevent HIV infection.
is expected to evolve into a powerful new protection weapon for women against HIV. //Preliminary lab tests suggest it would be 95% efficient.
Brazilian scientists, ...
New Hand Gel Destroys Bird Flu Virus
Dermasalve Sciences PLC, a company that manufactures a lot of skincare products, said that its new hand gel
product was capable of killing the H5N1 bird flu virus in 30 seconds.//
Dermasalve Sciences added that it had received confirmation from Retroscreen Virology Ltd, a European contract Vi...
Pregnancy Does Not Gel With Obesity
According to a study conducted by the researchers of Obstetricians and Gynecologists at the new Saint Louis University said that labor among obese pregnant women// can be tiresome and complicated. They say that this could be another reason to remain fit and svelte. In case of obese pregnant women i...
Vaginal Gel That Protects Against HIV To Hit The Markets By 2010
According to the researchers, a vaginal gel, which is said to be much safer and more effective in protecting women against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS// expected to hit the markets by 2010.
Currently, microbe-killing vaginal gels are being tested in a number of clinical trials involving ...
Potentially Dangerous levels of Platinum Found in Women with Silicone Gel Breast Implants
Safety of silicone gel
breast implants have sparked off doubts in the researchers after potentially harmful levels of the metal platinum was found// in some of the women who were sporting silicone implants for a number of years.
This discovery is not perfect timing, uncannily close to the p...
Starpharma Develops New Gel (Vivagel) To Prevent HIV Transmission
The pharmaceutical company Starpharma saw an 8% increase in its share, following approval of Vivagel by the FDA, a new formulation, believed to prevent transmission of HIV. // The company even signed a $20 million (US) contract with the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, an ...
Less Stomach Infections If Hand Sanitizer Gel Is Used
Researchers from Children’s Hospital Boston had reported in the current edition of Pediatrics that use of alcohol based hand sanitizer gels are effective in reducing stomach problems from gastro-intestinal infections.//
In a study of 292 Greater Boston families -- half of which were given hand...
New genital gel could empower women against the AIDS epidemic
John Moore of Cornell University in New York and his colleagues are enthused by their finding of a new viral blocker that prevents the virus from burying into human cells. This blocker, in its initial testing in monkeys was found to curb sexual transmission of HIV between monkeys. The new study has...
FDA approves surgical gel
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a gel
that promises less internal scarring for women undergoing certain surgeries. The FDA had initially rejected Lifecore Biomedical Inc.'s Intergel, which promises to reduce internal scarring from certain gynecologic operations. //
The gel, fo...
New spray gel heals surgical wounds
A new spray has been developed to heal wounds made inside the body during surgery without scarring. The spray gel
forms a bright blue "sticking plaster" and stops tissues sticking together to form painful scars. One of the advantages of the new dressing is that it can be used
during keyhole surge...
Multiple Sclerosis Could Be Checked Through Testosterone Gel
Researchers at the University of California say they have been able to use testosterone gel
to effectively slow down the progression of multiple sclerosis .
Only 10 men took part in the research, all had milder forms of MS, and more studies will be needed before doctors determine whether the ...
Pregnancy And Alcohol Do Not Gel
The Department of Health in Wales said that pregnant women may be risking their own health as well as their baby's by drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Baby charity Tommy's// said that in a survey over 7 percent pregnant women admitted that they drank more than permitted.
The recommended lim...
Australian Company Gets $10 million For Developing Skin Cancer Gel
The skin cancer gel
developer Peplin has said that it would speed up the process of human testing of its fast-action cancer cream since it was able to get an amount of $10 //million from institutional investors for this purpose.
The company based in Queensland, Australia is developing the PEP...
The hazards of using disinfectant hand gel
According to researchers in Dallas, using disinfectant gels, rather than hand rubs, for hospital hand washing may lead to a decrease in hygiene. Getting doctors and nurses to wash their hands between each patient is thought to be a major advance in reducing hospital infections.// Soap and water is ...