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Archive for October 5th, 2009

Heparin dosage cut by 10% to decrease potency: US FDA

Monday, October 5, 2009 19:53

Dosage limit for heparin, the widely used blood thinning drug, has been cut down by nearly 10% by the US Food and Drug Administration.

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Telomerase aka immortality enzyme drugs could eliminate cancer; stop ageing

Monday, October 5, 2009 16:31

Geron and Merck are currently testing drugs targetting telomerase enzyme

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Sun Pharma’s caffeine citrate (Cafcit) generic injectable approved in US

Monday, October 5, 2009 16:05

India's Sun Pharma's generic caffeine citrate injection has received approval from US FDA.

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India moots compulsory diabetes testing for villagers above 40

Monday, October 5, 2009 14:02

India is planning compulsory diabetes check for people above forty yeras in rural areas.

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Lucentis (ranibizumab) can restore eyesight in sudden vision loss patients: Genentech

Monday, October 5, 2009 10:02

Lucentis or ranibizumab injection could restore eyesight in seven days of treatment in patients with macular edema, a leading cause of vision loss, according to developer of the drug Genentech.

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