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Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine By U-M Researcher Is 93% Effective
A nasal spray
influenza vaccine pioneered by Hunein F. Maassab, ... Andsecond, the vaccine is administered in a nasal spray
that the children in thestudy "much preferred." "The tri-valent vaccine contains two differe...
Advisory: Nasal Spray Influenza Vaccine
..., Aviron, recently determined that Maassab's nasal spray
vaccineprovided a 30 percent protection against ot...tbiotic use during influenza outbreaks." The nasal spray
vaccine is a fine mist that will be marketed by Aviron asFluMist. It may be available to the public...
Three INEEL Inventions Win International Recognition
...ultimately 12-inch insertsfabricated with multiple spray
nozzles and robotic manipulation," said McHugh. Cereal Killers The Malt-based Antimicrobial is a naturally occurring biopesticide derived frommalted cereal grains. Developed as an environmental solution to agriculturalcrop protection, this product...
Study Shows Calcitonin-Salmon Nasal Spray Helps Prevent New Spinal Fractures In Women With Existing Osteoporosis
...completed study shows that calcitonin-salmon nasal spray
reduced by36 percent the incidence of new spinal f...Nasal Spray. Women taking calcitonin-salmon nasal spray
of 200 IUs perday) experienced 36 percent fewer new spinal fractures than those takingpla...
UK Faculty Members Find Way To Speed Response Of Viagra
... in the UK College of Pharmacy,developed the nasal spray
at their company, New Millennium PharmaceuticalResearch Inc. (NMPRI) located at Advanced Science and TechnologyCommercialization Center (ASTeCC) on the UK campus. The active ingredient in the Viagra tablet is poorly soluble in water andbecomes even l...
Combination Nicotine Replacement Therapies Are The Most Effective Means To Quit Smoking
(Nicotine nasal spray
with nicotine patch for smoking cessation: randomi...r five months in conjunction with a nicotine nasal spray
and then continuing to use the spray
only for a further seven months, was the most effective way of ...
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists releases latest findings at Annual Meeting
...isting FDA-approved medication (Zofran) in a nasal spray
form, which by-passes the stomach and enters the c...developed a very stable formulation delivered by a spray
that disperses insulin into the bloodstream through tissues in the mouth. This is revolutionary for...
From smoking to sumatriptan, researchers present important new findings on the impacts of drug metabolism
...have been able to obtain quick relief with a nasal spray
of the drug sumatriptan since 1997. But that doesn...ans have been uncertain about amounts of the nasal spray
that safely can be given to adolescents. Their other alternative is receiving the drug by injection....
Product design and drug development breakthroughs help the environment
... percent. U Using water, not hazardous solvents to spray
on plastic coating (Pittsburgh, Pa.) - Scientists with Bayer Corporation, in Pittsburgh, Pa., devised polyurethane coatings that can be sprayed on products by using water as a "carrier" for the coatings. The water carrier replaces solvents that conta...
Baltimore researchers receive $40 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
...ll use their experience in creating oral and nasal spray
vaccines to investigate the potential of a new "DNA vaccine," which uses only the genetic material of the virus rather than the whole virus to stimulate the immune system. Such a vaccine would be much easier to administer than an injection, especiall...
Aerosol form of cyclosporine hits key cellular target in lung transplant patients, researchers report at international meetin
An aerosol spray
that delivers the anti-rejection drug cyclosporine...ipients are randomized to receive either a placebo spray
or cyclosporine aerosol spray
along with their standard immunosuppressant therapy, which includes or...
Researchers take steps to growing replacement blood vessels
...ny grooves into the gel, they spray
the gel with even tinier fluorescent beads, which spill along the surface and fill the grooves. A quick look through the microscope reveals the location of the grooves. The researchers ...
Pasadena chemist wins national invention award
...sitive method to make DNA chips. The invention can spray
hundreds of different DNA sequences on a small plate, and researchers can then screen mixtures for the presence of the particular DNA they wish to study. Instead of the usual chemistry set, Baldeschwieler said, he preferred his erector set as a boy. ...
Unergrad's invention may deliver life-saving medicine
...plastic particles that could be used in an aerosol spray
to carry DNA vaccines and other important medicati...so they would work in an aerosol device that could spray
them deep into the lungs." In recent months, he has tinkered with his formula by changing mixing spe...
Steroid nasal spray more effective against hay fever
...f Chicago have found that the corticosteroid nasal spray
fluticasone propionate (Flonase) is slightly more ...ls. The other group (31) received a placebo nasal spray
plus loratadine and montelukast once a day. Two weeks later, the nasal spray
group reported a grea...
Jefferson researchers find protein signpost may indicate esophageal and stomach cancer
...ch is a receptor," Dr. Schulz says. She suggests a spray
might be used with a toxin attached to an antibody that binds to GCC. "You could deliver therapeutics and perhaps use it for diagnostics." Next, she says, she and her team would like to study GCC expression in a larger number of patients. They are a...
Mayo Clinic vaccine researcher calls for universal flu vaccine for elderly
... FDA and the NIH (e.g., a safe and effective nasal spray
vaccine) Dr. Poland's editorial sounds a serious warning to the medical community about the state of influenza vaccination of the elderly and possible consequences of failure to improve vaccination rates. "We must devise and learn how to achieve h...
Nation's two largest medical specialty groups issue migraine treatment guidelines
...y prescription drugs called triptans and DHE nasal spray
for more severe headaches. The guidelines are published in the Nov. 19, 2002, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. Migraines are severe recurring headaches that can disable sufferers for hours up to several days. In addition to throbbing head pain, ...
Nasal spray flu vaccine may help prevent influenza in healthy children
...ne, or CAIV-T) administered in the form of a nasal spray
for use in healthy children and adults aged 5 thro...years. Previous studies have shown that the nasal spray
was successful in preventing influenza A (H3N2) and B infections in children 15 months old to about ...
Air pollution may significantly worsen respiratory allergies in individuals with genetic risk
...s twice gave each participant two treatments: nose spray
containing either a dose of ragweed allergen and diesel exhaust particles or spray
containing ragweed allergen and a placebo. The amount of diesel particles given was about what someo...