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Archive for March 24th, 2010

Pevion’s vaginal candidiasis vaccine Pev7 in human trials

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 15:19

PEV7, an investigational vaccine to treat vulvovaginal candidiasis, has been entered into phase I studies, Pevion Biotech announced.

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Cholesterol drug simvastatin brands in India may face trouble as US FDA warns of muscle weakness

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 14:46

Brands containing cholesterol lowering drug simvastatin sold in India could face increased regulatory scrutiny as US FDA has warned of higher risk of muscle injury in patients taking the drug.

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Heplisav is as safe as Engerix-B in preventing adult hepatitis B, suggest Dynavax study

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 14:27

Heplisav, an experimental vaccine against hepatitis, has been found as safe as the leading Engerix B vaccine in comparative clinical studies, Dynavax reported.

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Adult stem cells for stroke treatment may soon be tested in humans: Stemedica

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 14:07

Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc may soon start clinical studies to evaluate the efficacy and safety of adult stem cells in treating stroke.

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Indian researchers develop 1 hour H1N1 swine flu blood test

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 13:24

Researchers from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a blood test kit that can detect A(H1N1) virus in an hour, reports said.

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Canadian approval for Aurobindo’s generic topiramate (Topamax) pills

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 4:39

Aurobindo Pharma, a leading APIs and generic formulations maker from India, has received Canadian approval for the company's generic topiramate pills.

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