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Archive for July, 2010

Drug to protect radiation attack from nuclear bombs coming

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 21:46

  CBLB502, a potential drug that could reduce the risk from radiation exposure following a disaster like explosion of nuclear devices has been granted fast track designation in US.

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Vegetables contaminated with dangerous levels of oxytocin hormone, alerts Indian minister

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 21:27

   Oxytocin-tainted vegetable use may cause nervous breakdowns, sterility and neurotic complications 

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Emergency contraceptive pills use on rise among Indian women

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 21:06

  Use of oral contraceptive pills to prevent accidental pregnancy is on the rise in India, reports indicate.

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Himachal to have biotech incubation centre

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 20:12

  A biotechnology park is coming up in the north-east Indian state of Himachal Pradesh in a public-private-partnership mode, reports said.

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Deadly vivax malaria causes heart attacks in Mumbai

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 19:24

A new, more virulent strain of malaria is causing heart attacks and several other medical conditions which are not related to the infection, reports said.

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Once-bimonthly human growth hormone injection to go on human testing

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 9:45

hGH-CTP, a long-acting version of human growth hormone may be coming soon in the markets, according to Prolor Biotech, Inc.

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Palifosfamide (Zymafos) effective to treat sarcomas

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 9:26

Palifosfamide (Zymafos), a new treatment which shows potential to treat soft tissue sarcoma is currently undergoing clinical trials.

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HIV drugs up efficacy of TB drugs in co-infection, finds study

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 21:44

Early antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS could help boosting the efficacy of drugs to treat tuberculosis infection in patients suffering from HIV-TB co-infection.

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Stem cell device Celution for breast reconstruction gets EU approval

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 19:32

Celution System, a stem cell device developed by Cytori Therapeutics, has been granted approval for breast reconstruction in Europe.

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India conducts nation-wide survey on leprosy even as fresh cases reported in Pune

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 19:25

India is planning to carry out a nation-wide survey on leprosy as the country is still posed with the challenge of the infectious disease.

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