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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...

2013-11-21 12:42:27

Mice given a drug commonly used in patients to fight systemic fungal infections more often succumb to what would otherwise be a mild case of the flu. The evidence reported in the Cell Press journal Cell Reports on November 21st shows that the drug called Amphotericin B, which has an estimated $330 million in sales around the world each year, can render a protein important for antiviral defense ineffective in both cells and mice. The findings suggest that patients receiving the antifungal...

2013-11-15 23:00:59

Essential Wholesale & Labs offers ingredients and recipes for a two-step, Neem oil based at-home natural remedy for head lice. Harsh chemicals are not appropriate for every child so many parents look for natural alternatives to traditional over-the-counter insecticidal shampoo. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Essential Wholesale & Labs offers ingredients and recipes for a two-step, Neem oil based at-home natural remedy for head lice. Harsh chemicals are not appropriate...

2013-11-05 23:03:15

Scientific research indicates increased health benefits from the 98 natural compounds in tea tree oil. Lake Wood, NJ (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 This past year, both the Key Laboratory of Tropical Disease Control and the Teikyo University Institute of Medical Mycology released their studies conducted with tea tree oil to public medical records. The studies were conducted in order to see the effectiveness of tea tree oil against fighting influenza virus and oral inflammatory maladies. Both...

2013-11-05 10:26:49

An 83 percent improvement in efficacy in the drug most commonly used to treat leishmaniasis The Amphotericin B (AmB) is the main active ingredient in the most effective drug used to treat leishmaniasis, a disease which in the Western world mainly affects dogs, but in developing countries affects over 12 million people, with more than 70,000 deaths per year. The cost of treating humans with AmB surpasses $5,000 per patient, the treatment is extensive (2-hour sessions every day during 21...


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