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2009-12-14 08:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, December 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Neurim Pharmaceuticals Ltd. announce Licensing Agreement for Circadin(R) - prolonged release melatonin for primary insomnia in Australia. Circadin(R), currently approved for use in 33 countries, is a novel sleep aid indicated for treatment of primary insomnia. The latest approval in Australia by the TGA, was based on clinical studies showing positive effects on both sleep induction, sleep quality, and most...

2009-11-05 11:04:15

Melatonin, a natural hormone segregated by the own human body, is an excellent sleep regulator expected to replace somniferous, which are much more aggressive, to correct the sleep/wakefulness pace when human biological clock becomes altered. Those are the conclusions of a research work carried out by Darío Acuña-Castroviejo and Germaine Escames, professors of the Institute of Biotechnology (Biomedical Research Centre of the University of Granada), who...

2009-11-04 09:27:32

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco have developed and experimentally tested a technique to predict new target diseases for existing drugs. The researchers developed a computational method that compares how similar the structures of all known drugs are to the naturally occurring binding partners -- known as ligands -- of disease targets within the cell. In a study published this week in Nature, the...

2009-11-04 08:07:00

FORT LEE, N.J., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to help millions of Americans who continue to struggle with two rampant medical conditions, depression and obesity, the Neutraceutical Company, LLC announced today a major new, over-the-counter supplement with the ability to address both issues safely and effectively. Saffrene(TM), available immediately under TNC's Simple Wellness brand, has clinically established a remarkable success in both fighting the debilitating effects of...

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2009-10-06 10:51:50

The Mediterranean diet, which helps fight heart disease and cancer, could also help avoid depression, Spanish researchers announced on Tuesday. They discovered that depression is 30% less likely to emerge in people who eat a lot of vegetables, fruit and cereals, and stay away from red meat. They researched 10,094 healthy adults in the last four years, the Journal of the American Medical Association announced. On the other hand, additional studies are needed to draw an exact answer....

2009-09-08 06:55:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to take a deep breath and a big swig. Tranquila(TM) is a calm-inducing drink developed for a seriously stressed, ridiculously over-amped and perpetually under-pressure society. This two-ounce alternative beverage can help consumers simmer down and even get a good night's sleep. A major advance in the burgeoning category of relaxation beverages, Tranquila comes as energy drinks show signs of market saturation and flattening sales. As the only...

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2009-08-21 12:20:00

A new study suggests that a lack of sunshine may cloud memory and other thinking or "cognitive" functions in some people with depression, Reuters reported. Experts have often cited the association between sunlight exposure and mood. One such example is seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is a depression where symptoms shift with the seasons, usually arising in the late fall and winter and improving in sunnier months. Researchers are now attempting to find out whether sunshine can affect...

2009-07-27 18:01:00

A lack of sunlight can lead to reduced mental performance, not just mood disorders, among depressed people, a U.S. university study said Thursday. This new finding that weather may not only affect mood but also cognition has significant implications for the treatment of depression, particularly seasonal affective disorder, University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher Shia Kent said. Seasonal affective disorder, also known as winter depression or winter blues, is a mood disorder in which...

2009-07-07 12:32:36

British medical scientists have discovered the anti-malarial drug quinine can block a cell's ability to take up the essential amino acid tryptophan. The University of Nottingham researchers said their finding might explain many of the adverse side-effects associated with quinine, such as nausea, headaches and blurred vision. The discovery also suggests dietary tryptophan supplements could be a simple and inexpensive way to improve quinine's performance. The researchers examined the effects of...

2009-06-29 12:34:11

Discovered back in the 1600s quinine was the first effective treatment in the fight against malaria "“ and it continues to be a commonly used treatment against this devastating disease. But the drug is associated with a long list of side effects which can range from sickness and headaches to blindness, deafness and in rare cases death "” and until now no one knew why.Scientists at The University of Nottingham have made a discovery that may explain many of the adverse side-effects...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin