E Merck introduces Livogen Z with zinc sulphate
E Merck has launched Livogen Z, in the market with zinc sulphate.Livogen Z is one of the three versions of the trademark haematinic drug Livogen.Livogen was an old product of Glaxo India with Rs 3 crore revenue.Glaxo India Ltd has sold its Livogen brand to E Merck India Ltd.
According to a no...
The 2009 Leibniz Prize: Eleven new scientific discoverers
...pact on the global climate. She was the first marine microbiologist to prove the existence of microbial communities consisting of bacteria that reduce sulphate
and methanotrophic archaea on the ocean floor. In the absence of oxygen, these microorganisms consume methane, which is present in abundance on the se...
Cleaner Air May Threaten Amazon Rainforest
...reasing sea surface temperatures in the tropical north Atlantic, which increases the risk of drought in the Amazon rainforest.
The researchers said sulphate
aerosol particles released by coal-burning power stations in the 1970s and 1980s partially reduced global warming by reflecting sunlight and making cl...
Researchers Identify Contaminant in Tainted Heparin
... More testing needed to prove that oversulfated chondroitin sulphate
caused deaths, reactions
WEDNESDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers say they've confirmed that lots of the blood thinner hep...
Sosei Announces Start of AD 923 Phase III Studies in Europe
...i-centre, randomised, double-blind, double-dummy,
crossover study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AD 923 against an
active comparator (morphine sulphate
immediate release (MSIR)) for the
treatment of breakthrough pain in patients with malignancies. The primary
endpoint is the well established summary o...
Flynn Pharma Acquires Rights From Pacira Pharmaceuticals to DepoDur(R), the Only Extended-Release Epidural Opioid for Post-Operative Pain, in Europe
...ducts in secondary healthcare and related
markets, today announced it has acquired exclusive marketing and
distribution rights to DepoDur(R) (morphine sulphate
liposome injection) for Europe and a number of other markets from San
Diego-based Pacira Pharmaceuticals. (Logo: http://www.newscom...
Chemicals Used To Make Synthetic Color Can Cause Cancer And Permanent Blindness
...d the following ingredient used to make some of the common colors used to play holi:
? The black paste - Lead oxide
? Green colour - Copper sulphate
? Red colour - Mercury sulphite
? Gulal - Silic
While silver - Aluminum bromide, which is carcinogenic (a chemical that is believed to caus...
Bacteria Harnessed as Micro-Robot Motors
...ounding glucose, they push their bead forward at speeds of around 15 microns per second.
To stop the bacteria's motion, the researchers add copper sulphate
to the solution. The copper ions bond to the rotor of the flagella motor and prevent it from moving. To restart the motion, another chemical called et...
Chemical Content in Cosmetic Products may be Harmful for Health
...and also to skin inflammations.
Foaming agents such as sodium lauryl sulphate
and sodium laureth sulphate
- used in shampoos - are said to be skin irritants.
The disinfectant ...
Call For Testing Of Poisoned Town: Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease
The death of resident Carole Cross, which was published on Thursday raised concerns about the issue. The flow of nearly 20 tonnes aluminium sulphate
into the wrong treatment tank at the former South West Water Authority (SWWA) water treatment works resulted in contamination of water supply to nearl...
Nocturnal leg cramps
... is not known. ... Nocturnal leg cramps are a common ... in recumbent nocturnal leg cramps in the elderly. ... blind trial of quinine sulphate
for nocturnal leg cramps . ... Nocturnal Leg Cramps Swedish MC, Seattle Washington WA ... Many activities and diseases are associated w...
...ns ... Both of these tests detect Lyme antigen shed in the urine. ... The urine antigen (s) are separated in the presence of sodium dodecyl sulphate
... Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is an Antigen ? ... When exposed to an antigen , the body views it as foreign material, and takes ... ...
Preterm birth: Magnesium sulphate cuts cerebral palsy risk
protects very premature babies from cerebral palsy, a new study shows. The findings of this Cochrane Review could help reduce incidence of the disabling condition, which currently affects around one in every 500 newborn babies overall, but up to one-in-ten very premature babies ...
April 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...ast, the enormous oceanic plateaus and the continental Karoo flood basalts had lesser effects on the biosphere. The cooling effect of volcanic ash and sulphate
aerosols injected into the stratosphere during Plinian eruptions may be the main cause of mass extinctions, but the volume of erupted basalt of each l...
Research exposes new target for malaria drugs
...ancies by developing an immune response for PfEMP1. Targeting this conserved binding domain of the protein with pharmaceuticals that mimic chondroitin sulphate
and expose this region might be an approach to hasten this immunity.