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Archive for December 14th, 2009

Sex hormone drugs Premarin and Prempro of Wyeth lead to cancer in women

Monday, December 14, 2009 23:26

Common synthetic sex hormones like oestrogen and progesterone can lead to cancer in women who use it control menopause related complications.

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Anti-HIV gel PRO 2000 fails to prevent infection in African women

Monday, December 14, 2009 21:24

PRO 2000, a vaginal gel to prevent HIV infection, has been failed in clinical trials.

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Laromustine (Onrigin) needs more data to prove safety, says US FDA; Vion faces liquidation

Monday, December 14, 2009 20:24

Vion Pharmaceutical has met with a major roadblock in its future course of action as US FDA has rejected its experimental blood cancer drug laromustine (Onrigin) injection wanting more data to establish the safety of the drug.

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Suven Life wins Canadian patents for drug leads to treat neurodegenerative diseases

Monday, December 14, 2009 20:21

Suven Life Sciences Ltd, a contract research and manufacturing company from India, has been granted two patentsthe Canadian Intellectual Property Office corresponding to two New Chemical Entities (NCEs) for the treatment of disorders associated with neurodegenrative diseases.

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India to try more effective vaccine bOPV to eradicate polio

Monday, December 14, 2009 20:20

India plans to introduce more targeted police vaccine in certain areas of the country instead of the currently used general polio vaccine as part of its nationwide campaign to eradicate polio from the country.

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