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New partnership launched to accelerate and evaluate national malaria control program in Africa
...nin combination therapy, and enough insecticide to spray
the walls of eligible homes in Zambia. MACEPA plans to identify and fill critical gaps in Zambia's malaria control program. It will: Support state-of-the-art data management systems and the use of real-time data for decision making and program imp...
Researchers demonstrate use of gold nanoparticles for cancer detection
...f you take cells from a cancer stricken tissue and spray
them with these gold nanoparticles that have this antibody, you can see the results immediately. The scattering is so strong that you can detect a single particle," said Mostafa. Finally, the technique isn't toxic to human cells. A similar technique ...
Exposure to pesticides in schools produces illnesses among school employees and students
... reduce pesticide drift, and adoption of pesticide spray
buffer zones around schools are recommended."...
Cannabis-based medicine relieves the pain of rheumatoid arthritis and suppresses the disease
...: Sativex) was in the form of an easy-to-use mouth spray
that patients could administer themselves up to a maximum of six doses a day. The CBM consisted of a blend of whole plant extracts, standardised for content, that delivered approximately equal amounts of two key therapeutic constituents from the can...
Acrux acquires rights to commercialise world's first contraceptive spray
... Nestorone with Acrux's patented metered-dose skin spray
delivery technology (MDTS). Acrux will develop and...features of Nestorone MDTS are: a convenient daily spray
onto the arm that is more discreet and less irritating to the skin than a patch, and we believe, wil...
Acrux patent portfolio advances in USA
... has under clinical development the contraceptive spray
Nestorone MDTS, Testosterone MDTS to treat decreas...es. It means that copies of our unique transdermal spray
devices that provide a precise and convenient means of drug delivery are now kept out of the market ...
Acrux granted first grant in Europe, triggering payment from Lilly
...ently seeking European partners for its daily skin spray
therapies for women, addressing menopause symptoms, decreased libido and contraception....
Positive results for ACRUX's lead product in US Phase 3 trial
... Phase 3 clinical trial of Evamist, its daily skin spray
for prevention of symptoms associated with menopause. The trial was conducted by its US commercial partner VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS), which will now proceed to file a marketing application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the second ...
Blood test predicts success of quitting smoking using the nicotine patch
...arted using either the patch or the nicotine nasal spray
for eight weeks. Measurements of carbon monoxide l...sate for rapid metabolism of nicotine by using the spray
more often." "If a prospective study replicates these results, we will be in a position to recommend...
The brain, hormones and behavior focus of briefings at international meeting June 19-22
...iss and American investigators report that a nasal spray
with the hormone oxytocin can reduce stress during marital conflict. As of yet, there's no remedy to deal with the health consequences of chronic stress. But, animal studies are revealing new information about the brain mechanisms involved and how th...
New analytical techniques developed to quantify composition of fake anti-malarials
...ts. In DESI, researchers use a high-speed, charged spray
containing alcohol and water. Typically, this solvent mixture reacts with a solid sample, such as a tablet, picking up molecules from its surface and transferring them to a detector. But artesunate is a relatively unstable molecule that fragments ea...
Studies of married couples, soccer and hockey teams focus on brain's response to stress
...ican investigators report at ICN 2006 that a nasal spray
with the hormone oxytocin can reduce stress during marital conflict. ICN 2006 takes place June 19 22 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. Summaries of the studies' findings and two others, one involving Canadian hockey...
Health-care workers' SARS protective clothing systems
...aminated them with an ultraviolet light-detectable spray
and paste. The participants were timed and video-taped as they put on and removed their gear and any procedural violations were noted. The enhanced respiratory and contact precautions (E-RCP) outfit, consisting of hair cover, goggles, face-shield,...
New medication appears effective in helping smokers kick the habit
...y (NRT)--such as gum, skin patches, tablets, nasal spray
and inhalers--and the antidepressant drugs bupropion hydrochloride and nortriptyline hydrochloride. These have shown limited success rates, with success at one year averaging approximately seven percent to 30 percent, according to background informa...
Migraine treatment also appears effective for cluster headaches
...for cluster headaches as well. Zolmitriptan nasal spray
is a new formulation that is absorbed through the ...don, and colleagues evaulated the use of the nasal spray
in 92 patients (80 men, 12 women, average age 40 years) with cluster headaches. Without treatment, ...
Edible food wrap kills deadly E. coli bacteria
...oating could be used by produce manufacturers as a spray
or dip for fresh fruits and vegetables, they say. The resulting product will taste a bit like oregano, McHugh says, adding that this can be a desirable trait in salads. Besides apple puree, the antimicrobial films can also be made from broccoli, to...
Dental researchers test no-needle anesthesia, no-drilling cavity care
...ol's Center for Dental Studies are testing a nasal spray
that numbs the upper teeth. "If this study is s...country in about two years," he said. The nasal spray
study is testing the effectiveness in dental procedures of a topical anesthetic normally used by ear...
Topical anaesthetic spray delays ejaculation by five times as long says new study
...emature ejaculation who used a topical anaesthetic spray
were able to delay ejaculation for five times as l...time by just over 40 seconds. "Overall, the TEMPE spray
was 2.4 times more effective than the placebo." The study focussed on heterosexual couples who had ...
Acrux and Oreganon further expand their collaboration
...s, delivered through the skin using Acrux's unique spray
technology. Under the new agreement, Organon has...vators in women's health, confirms that our unique spray
technology has even broader potential" said Acrux CEO Richard Treagus. "This adds a new, non-hormo...
The Clorox company's new personal care product lends a hand
...erms on hands. The new bleach-free, alcohol-based spray
is formulated to kill 99.999 percent of germs on contact and does not dry out hands or leave a sticky, greasy residue. Available in an easy-to-use spray, this delivery mechanism also helps target places in the hand that can often be missed by tradit...