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  1. Lifestyle - Health - MEDICINE

    Chinese herb thunder god vine works better than drug in easing arthritis

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Chinese herb better than drug in easing arthritis A Chinese herb called thunder god vine is better than a widely prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing ... already fired the interest of drug laboratories as they contain hundreds of compounds, including molecules called diterpenoids, which are believed to ease the inflammation and immune response. ...

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    US to bolster inspections of China drug production facilities amid safety concerns

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:57am by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York Increased export volume spurs enhanced US Food and Drug Administration safety inspections of pharmaceutical production plants in China The US Food and Drug Administration is increasing its oversight of Chinese manufacturers of pharmaceutical ingredients to improve the safety of the US drug supply chain, the director of the agency’s China office, Christopher ...

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    Who's telling truth about Tamiflu after latest study of trial data

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by Reuters

    ... Tamiflu? Researchers who fought for years to get full data on Roche's flu medicine Tamiflu said last week that governments who stockpiled it were wasting billions of dollars on a drug whose effectiveness was in doubt. Supporters of Tamiflu said the researchers' conclusions were flawed and insisted the drug was both safe and effective. The row has drawn in the drug maker as well ...

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    Roche call for US approval for DNA cervical cancer test opposed

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear. The new test from Swiss drug maker Roche uses DNA to detect the human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes nearly all cases of cervical cancer. While such technology has been available for years, Roche wants the food and drug administration (FDA) to approve ...

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    Ketamine may be useful for treating depression, British study finds

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Trial of party-drug anaesthetic shows lasting effects in some patients Ketamine used to treat depression The party drug ketamine could one day be used to help some people suffering from severe depression, according to British scientists who gave infusions of the narcotic nicknamed "Special K" to patients. Researchers who tested the drug on 28 people ...

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    New boost for regenerative medicine as lab-grown vaginas a success

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:12pm by Reuters

    ... tissue and have grown in size as the young women, who got the implants as teenagers, matured. All four of the women are now sexually active and report normal vaginal function. Two of the four, ...

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    US scientists work on 3-D heart using patient’s own cells

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... with donor organs or an artificial heart, and it could eliminate the need for anti-rejection drugs. If everything goes according to plan, Williams said the heart might be tested in humans in less ...

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    Teenager Elana Simon helps write study into her own cancer

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:13pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Cancer survivor co-authors scientific research providing new insight into how tumour strikes Teenager helps write study into her rare disease First, the American teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring research that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumour strikes. At 18, she ...

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    Doctor who prescribed drug knowing it could harm foetus gets suspended sentence

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 12:33pm by LO WEI

    ... drug A former medical chief of a major public hospital was guilty of professional misconduct in his private practice for prescribing a drug to a pregnant woman that posed a risk to her unborn ... to administrative work. In May 2010, he prescribed Lisinopril to Carol Li Yung-man, who had high blood pressure. He knew she was 20 weeks pregnant and that the drug posed a risk to the fetus but prescribed ...

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    Snail venom found to be painkiller ‘100 times stronger than morphine’

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 11:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Snail venom 'stronger than morphine' An experimental drug made from marine snail venom has shown early signs of promise in numbing pain, raising hopes in the hunt for new, non-addictive medications, researchers said. The drug, which has yet to be tested on humans, was judged to be about 100 times more potent than morphine ...




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