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2014-02-11 10:53:30

Tamoxifen, a drug currently used to treat breast cancer, also kills a fungus that causes a deadly brain infection in immunocompromised patients. The findings, which could lead to new treatments for a disease that kills more HIV/AIDS patients than tuberculosis, appear in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM.) "This work sets the stage for additional animal studies to see if tamoxifen can be used as a drug in people and will allow us to design...

2014-01-24 16:20:49

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bota-Nik announced today an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with Columbia University for the patented discovery of an all-natural and eco-friendly disinfection formulation to replace triclosan in soaps and other consumer products. Bota-Nik's goal is to provide the most effective disinfectant products with minimal impact on the natural environment. The innovative and patented line of products contain a formulation of natural botanicals...

2014-01-17 23:23:49

Women and Men who love Yoga, Adama Minerals.com announces Feet Treat Xtreme, a natural energizing foot cream for dry skin. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Adama Minerals.com is proud to announce a new addition to their healing clay body care line. Feet Treat Xtreme formulated for yoga practitioners and active people contains a blend of montmorillonite clay, highly concentrated odor-fighting cinnamon oil, tissue-stimulating Tamanu oil and enriching trace minerals to soothe and heal overworked...

2014-01-08 12:28:08

Presentation to be held at Monday, January 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time at the Parc 55 Wyndam in Union Square, San Francisco TAMPA, Fla. and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HedgePath Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: HPPI), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and plans to commercialize innovative therapeutics for patients with cancer, announced today that its president and chief executive officer, Mr. Nicholas J. Virca, will present at the...

Antibacterial Soap FDA Curbs
2013-12-16 14:58:58

[ Watch the Video: Benefits Of Antibacterial Soap Under Scrutiny ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it would be scrutinizing antibacterial soaps and body washes to determine their effectiveness compared to their traditional counterparts. The FDA said it would also be looking into the long-term effects of using antibacterial products. The FDA is proposing makers of antibacterial cleaning products will...

2013-12-09 08:20:02

IBN and IBM discover new medical application for converted PET bottlesSingapore, Dec 9, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers at Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) and California's IBM Research - Almaden (IBM) have discovered a new, potentially life-saving application for polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which is widely used to make plastic bottles. They have successfully converted PET into a non-toxic biocompatible material with superior...

2013-11-21 13:08:56

First line anti-viral protein rendered ineffective by Amphotericin B Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have discovered evidence that a widely used anti-fungal medicine increases susceptibility to flu infection in mice and cell cultures. Published online in Cell Reports, the study shows that Amphotericin B, commonly given to cancer and bone marrow transplant patients to fight invasive fungal infections, neutralizes an...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.