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WAYNE, N.J., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral contraceptive (OC), Beyaz((TM)) (drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol / levomefolate calcium tablets and levomefolate calcium tablets).
SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Beyaz tablets, an estrogen/progestin combined oral contraceptive that also contains a folate (levomefolate calcium 0.451 mg).
Use of gemcitabine, a drug that can be effective in treating advanced and resected pancreatic cancer, did not result in improved overall survival after pancreatic cancer resection (surgical removal) compared to patients who received fluorouracil and folinic acid, another treatment regimen that has shown effectiveness.
NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fluoride avoidance reduced anemia in pregnant women, decreased pre-term births and enhanced babies' birth-weight, concludes leading fluoride expert, AK Susheela and colleagues, in a study published in Current Science (May 2010).
B vitaminsâ€“B-6, B-12 and folateâ€“all nourish the brain.
WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking at a public meeting held in response to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) Draft Report, Dr.
Patients who had experienced a heart attack and lowered their blood homocysteine levels with folic acid and vitamin B12 supplementation did not have an associated lower risk of heart attack, coronary death or stroke.
Cancer experts said Tuesday that smokers with higher levels of vitamin B6 and a certain essential amino acid have less risk of developing lung cancer than those lacking the nutrients.
An analysis that included nearly 400,000 participants finds that those with higher blood levels of vitamin B6 and the essential amino acid methionine (found in most protein) had an associated lower risk of lung cancer, including participants who were current or former smokers.
Eating about a handful of pecans each day may play a role in protecting the nervous system.
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