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40 min ago | Suria

Anti-malarial drug effective in...

A study by a team from the National University of Singapore, NUS, shows that a common herbal-based anti-malarial drug called artesunate is effective in controlling asthma.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, Medicine

40 min ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Is paracetamol an effective painkiller? - iStockPhoto

New research showing paracetamol is of no help for back pain has left many of us wondering if our most common painkillers are all they've been cracked up to be.

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Related Topix: Health, Back Pain, Medicine

1 hr ago | WCAV

Poison Control Centers See Rise in Calls Related to E-Cigarettes

The billion-dollar electronic-cigarette industry is already in the spotlight over health concerns and now poison control centers across the country are warning users about the dangers of the liquid nicotine used to refill the E-cigarettes Proponents say they help smokers kick the habit but those against it say they are skeptical about the safety ... (more)

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Xencor's (XNCR) CEO Bassil Dahiyat on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good afternoon and welcome to the Xencor Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call.

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9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Provides Update of its European Drug...

Upon CTA approval, a safety and tolerability study will be initiated to investigate escalating doses of Anatabine Citrate.

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14 hrs ago | Drug Researcher

Covance finds early phase work rebound in Q2 as central labs growth continues

The season of quarterly reports is in full swing, with CRO Covance seeing its income and revenue rise in Q2 compared with the same quarter last year due to stronger-than expected early phase development and central labs work.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Covance, Healthcare Industry, Princeton, NJ

16 hrs ago | CiteULike

Eosinophils, bronchitis and asthma: pathogenesis of cough and airflow obstruction.

Pulmonary pharmacology & therapeutics , Vol. 24, No. 3. , pp. 324-327, doi:10.1016/j.pupt.2010.11.001 Eosinophilic airway inflammation is commonly observed in chronic cough in patients with asthma and non-asthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis.

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20 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

An Application for the Trademark 'Personalized Possibilities' Has Been Filed by Abbott Laboratories

The international trademark goods and services class codes for this trademark application are 035, 042 and 044.

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Related Topix: Facet Biotech, Abbott Labs, Absolute Software, Abbott Laboratories, Software, Medicine, Genetics

Wed Jul 30, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Glyphosate linked to gross deformities in piglets

The main ingredient used in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide is highly toxic to pigs, and a new study published in the journal Environmental & Analytical Toxicology has found that, when piglets consume genetically modified soy feed exposed to this pervasive chemical, known as glyphosate, they develop major health problems and developmental disorders.

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Hispanic Business

Data from University of North Carolina Advance Knowledge in Pharmacy...

Editor at Biotech Week -- A new study on Drugs and Therapies is now available. According to news reporting originating from , by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To determine the feasibility of implementing a pharmacogenomics service in a community pharmacy.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Medicine, Genetics

Applied Clinical Trials

AtheroNova Announces Milestone with Initiation of Phase 1b Clinical Trial of AHRO-001

This Phase 1b trial will be a continuation of the AHRO-001 Phase 1 safety trial completed in , in which patients were dosed with AHRO-001 for up to three weeks.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Biotech, Science / Technology, Medicine

Examiner.com

Low carb ketogenic diet aids weight loss and starves cancer, say experts

The ketogenic diet has various health applications, including enhancing weight loss, reversing type 2 diabetes, curbing epilepsy-induced seizures and preventing cancer, Dr. Dominic D'Agostino said on a July 29 podcast with fitness author Jimmy Moore.

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Related Topix: Life, Dieting, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Diabetes

Glycobiology

The interplay between Siglecs and sialylated pathogens

To whom correspondence should be addressed: Division of Pediatric Pharmacology and Drug Discovery, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0687, La Jolla, CA 92093-0687, USA.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, La-Jolla, CA

Safety Online

PoisonEXPERTa From ExPub Now Available

Expert Publishing , a division of EBSCO Information Services, announces the launch of PoisonEXPERT, a resource designed to assist occupational health and safety professionals employed by organizations that use or manufacture large quantities of chemicals and need to manage the impact of chemicals on their employees and the public.

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Freshnews

Covance Reports Second Quarter Net Revenue Growth of 8.0% to $639...

Covance Inc. today reported results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net revenue was $639 million, representing 8.0% growth from the second quarter of 2013.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Covance

Tue Jul 29, 2014

GlobeNewswire

DS107G-01 - Successful Completion of Phase I Oral DGLA Clinical Trial

This study was a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, single-ascending and multiple dose Phase I clinical trial to assess the safety, pharmacokinetics and effect of food on DS107G in healthy subjects.

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Examiner.com

Foam used in food containers feared as possible carcinogen

A panel of 10 experts from the National Research Council had reaffirmed long held suspicions that styrene "may cause cancer ."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law

GastroHep.com

Small intestinal permeability is increased in diarrhea predominant IBS

Small intestinal permeability is increased in diarrhea predominant IBS, while alterations in gastroduodenal permeability in all IBS subtypes are largely attributable to confounders, reports the most recent issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.

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WUSA-TV Washington

DC Mayor expected to Sign Bill Banning Foam Containers

Report: Styrene May be Linked to Cancer Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray plans to sign a bill today that would place a ban on styrofoam Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1rNjrMc You use these products everyday.

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Applied Clinical Trials

Neurotrope Initiates Phase 2a Study of Bryostatin for the Treatment...

Bryostatin is a potent modulator of the enzyme protein kinase C epsilon . In preclinical in vivo models, this effect has been shown to play an important role in slowing or reversing AD and restoring cognition, memory and motor skills.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine

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