Medications

Pill using ultrasound may replace daily needles

(Medical Xpress) -- For patients who need daily injections to stay on course, being able instead to take their medication orally would help improve patients’ quality of life and perhaps even outcomes. ...

Jun 26, 2012
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Rainforest remedy could spell end of dental pain

(Medical Xpress) -- An ancient Incan toothache remedy – for centuries handed down among an indigenous people in the rainforests of Peru – could be on the cusp of revolutionising worldwide dental ...

Mar 15, 2012
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Tamiflu doesn't offer relief promised, study finds

For the nearly 62 million Americans infected with influenza each year, oeseltamivir, commonly called Tamiflu, promises to offer relief. New research from the University of Georgia finds the medication may not have all of ...

Oct 26, 2012
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Novartis Japan unit charged over research manipulation

Japanese prosecutors Tuesday laid charges against the local unit of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis in a widening scandal over claims that falsified data were used to exaggerate the benefits of a popular blood-pressure ...

Jul 01, 2014
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New stable antibodies created

(Medical Xpress) -- Australian scientists have overcome one of the most pressing problems facing the pharmaceutical industry – how to create antibodies that are stable enough to meet stringent requirements necessary ...

Jun 29, 2012
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