News tagged with active ingredient
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(HealthDay)—There has been a dramatic increase in the number of emergency-room visits related to sleep medications such as Ambien, according to a new U.S. study.
Medications May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. health officials are making a high-tech screening device available to African authorities to help spot counterfeit malaria pills in hopes that the technology may eventually be used to combat the fake drug trade worldwide.
Medications Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Marijuana provides greater pain relief when taken in pill form than when it is smoked, according to a study published on Monday that touches on a controversial medical issue.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 22, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2
US scientists on Wednesday said they had used baker's yeast to make a key ingredient of malaria drugs, a feat that could iron out fluctuations in supply caused by sourcing the chemical from a Chinese herb.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A reformulated version of an anti-HIV gel developed for vaginal use was found safe and acceptable by HIV-negative men and women who used it rectally, according to a Phase I clinical trial published today in PLOS ONE. The st ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A survey of UK doctors found that 97% have prescribed placebo treatments to patients at least once in their career.
Medications Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The widely held belief that the UK supply of innovative new medicines has conspicuously dwindled in recent decades, is not borne out by the evidence, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Medications Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a first-ever comprehensive study of 124 natural product combinations, a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Tsinghua University, led by Professor Chen Yu Zong from the Department of ...
Medications Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international collaboration of researchers from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC), Tunisia and France has demonstrated a high cure rate and remarkably few side effects in treating patients with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. doctors about another counterfeit version of the cancer drug Avastin, the third case involving the best-selling Roche drug in the past year.
Medications Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Taking too much acetaminophen, an active ingredient in many commonly used drugs for fever and pain relief, including Tylenol, can cause liver damage, experts at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
Medications Jan 30, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New drugs to treat diabetes are being developed by scientists at the University of Greenwich.
Diabetes Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
There is no strong evidence to back the use of cannabis extract in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), concludes a review of the available evidence on the first licensed preparation, published in the December issue ...
Neuroscience Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Healthpoint Ltd. and DFB Pharmaceuticals will pay up to $48 million to settle allegations that Healthpoint marketed a prescription skin ointment without approval from federal regulators.
Medications Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of prescription drugs that can have serious adverse effects from interactions with grapefruit are markedly increasing, yet many physicians may be unaware of these effects, states an article published in CMAJ (Canad ...
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2