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A glass of Tart Cherry Juice helps to Lower Post-Race Respiratory Tract Symptoms after a Marathon

  • Posted on: 7 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

For the runners who did not drink the tart cherry juice, 50 percent suffered from upper respiratory tract symptoms (URTS). Post-race sniffles are a common problem among endurance athletes. The study found that Montmorency tart cherry juice reduced upper respiratory tract symptoms associated with marathon running in study participants. The study appears in International Society of Sports Nutrition Journal.

Zydus receives US FDA marketing nod for morphine sulfate ER tablets

  • Posted on: 7 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing authorisation for morphine sulfate ER tablets. A subsidiary of Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc., Nesher has considerable expertise in niche therapies with development or products barriers, such as controlled release medications and DEA-controlled substances. Morphine sulfate ER tablets used in the treatment of chronic pain or cancer related pain. The product will be manufactured at Nesher Pharmaceuticals (USA) LLC, located at St. Louis, USA.

Infrared Dry Blanching Retain more level of Vitamin C in Dried Mangoes

  • Posted on: 7 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

A new research by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) has found that infrared dry blanching prior to blanching may improve the retention of water-soluble vitamins, like vitamin C in dried mangoes. The new blanching process can be especially relevant in places where water is scarce and the consumers can benefit from dried fruits and vegetables with enhanced nutritional value. The study findings suggested that infrared blanching was a potential method for improving vitamin C retention in mango without extensive water consumption that was used in the traditional blanching method.

FSSAI stop manufacture, sale, distribution and import of Mulmin Vitamin Drops

  • Posted on: 7 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

'Mulmin vitamin drops' is a combination of synthetic vitamins and minerals meant for children of one year age. However, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued a notice to the company to stop manufacture, sale, distribution and import of Mulmin drops and recall the existing products from the market with immediate effect.

Hilleman Labs’ provide preclinical trial report on Hib vaccine

  • Posted on: 6 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Hilleman Laboratories is a first-of-its-kind joint-venture partnership formed between Merck & Co., a global research-driven pharmaceutical organization and Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to human and animal health by supporting the brightest minds. Hilleman Laboratories (HL)  claimed to have made a break-through research  on the success of a preclinical trial conducted for Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) vaccine offering hope to millions of children and needy people. Hilleman Laboratories announced the publication of an original scientific report in the journal 'Vaccine' based on the success of a pre-clinical trial conducted for the vaccine.

UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services

  • Posted on: 6 July 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

(NewsVoir); UCB, a multinational biopharmaceutical company, and Genpact (NYSE: G), a global leader in designing, transforming, and running intelligent business operations, have received the Aecus Innovation Award in recognition of their close collaboration in driving transformation that achieved far-reaching operational efficiencies in UCB’s global business services (GBS) finance organization.

Saint Louis University in the US Developed New Class of Cancer Drugs

  • Posted on: 6 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

A new study conducted at Saint Louis University has found a way to stop cancer cell growth. The study appeared in Cancer Cell.

"Cancer cells look for metabolic pathways to find the parts to grow and divide. If they don't have the parts, they just die," said Thomas Burris, chair of pharmacology and physiology at Saint Louis University, US.

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Recalls Anti-seizure and Hypertension Drugs from US Market

  • Posted on: 6 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Hyderabad-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories has recalled drugs from the US market that are used to treat hypertension and seizure. The firm recall the tablets because Divalproex Sodium extended-release tablets has failed dissolution tests and Amlodipine Besylate and Atorvastatin Calcium tablets are close to expiry time.

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