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Drug Abuse lead to Long-Term Effects on Brain Volume in Women but Not in Men

  • Posted on: 20 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

The researchers from University of Colorado found that brain structures involved in reward, learning and executive control showed vast changes in women even after a prolonged period of abstinence from drug use. These brain areas are important for decision making, emotion, reward processing and habit formation. The paper published in the journal Radiology.

Dr Reddy’s launch generic Namenda in US markets

  • Posted on: 20 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has launched the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved memantine hydrochloride tablets  USP, 5 mg and 10 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Namenda (memantine HCl) tablets in the US market on July  12, 2015. Dr Reddy’s Memantine hydrochloride tablets USP, 5 mg is available in bottle count size of 60 and the memantine hydrochloride tablets USP, 10 mg are available in bottle count sizes of 60 and 500.

Significant Ozone Built up in Delhi poses Health risk: CSE

  • Posted on: 20 July 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

A significant ozone build up has been witnessed this summer in several areas of the national capital, including the one where Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal resides, increasing the public health risk, a green body warned today. A latest analysis done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on the eve of World Environment Day on June 5 found that the area where Kejriwal resides was "highly vulnerable" to deadly ozone pollution, also "unacceptable" pollution levels were found in Lutyen's Delhi and around hospitals.

Researchers found Negative Emotional Mood enhance Craving for Sweets

  • Posted on: 18 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Emotions experienced in everyday life can alter the hedonic experience of less-palatable food, implying a link to emotional eating, the study said.  Researchers at Cornell University have found that those who suffer defeat or are in negative emotional states tend to crave sweets more than those in a positive frame of mind. The research published in the journal Appetite focused on how a person's emotional state -- particularly in the competitive world of sports -- affects the perception of taste.

DSM Sinochem Bags Prestigious Golden Peacock Eco-Innovation Award - 2015

  • Posted on: 17 July 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Businesswire India DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals India Private Limited – the world’s leading supplier & producer of Green beta-lactams Antibiotics - has bagged the much coveted Golden Peacock Eco-Innovation Award – 2015 for excellence in Eco friendly packaging development , first ever initiative by  API manufacturing company. Company’s CEO for Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (AMEA), Mr Vineet Singhal received this award at 17th World Congress On Environment Management held at Hotel Le Meridian, New Delhi.

Teva Pharma in US launches generic Axert tablets

  • Posted on: 17 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., a leading global pharmaceutical company, launch generic Axert (almotriptan malate) tablets, 6.25 mg and 12.5 mg, in the United States. With over 375 generic medicines available, Teva has the largest portfolio of safe, effective, FDA-approved generic products on the market.

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