Monthly Archives: January 2014

Curcumin: A Spice Against Alzheimer’s

Polymeric nanoparticles encapsulating curcumin improve memory and cognitive functions in a rat model of Alzheimer disease Curcumin: A Spice Against Alzheimer’s Read more Share this:

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A New Class of Anti-AIDS Drugs?

By blocking HIV-mediated destruction of immune cells, the caspase 1 inhibitor VX-765 shows promise as a new AIDS therapy Read more Share this:

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A New Approach to Malaria Treatment?

A New Approach to Malaria Treatment? Halogenated natural alkaloids show herbicidal and antiplasmodial activity Read more Share this:

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Chinese Plant Compound , Triptolide Wipes out Cancer in 40 Days, Say new Research.

Chinese Plant Compound , Triptolide Wipes out Cancer in 40 Days, Say new Research. Triptolide is a diterpenoid epoxide found in the Thunder God Vine, Tripterygium wilfordii. It has in vitro and in vivo activities againstmouse models of polycystic kidney disease[1] and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pancreatic_cancer” rel=”nofollow”>pancreatic cancer, but its physical properties limit its therapeutic potential.[2] Consequently, a synthetic prodrug, minnelide, … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Drugs in Late-Stage Development/Recently Approved

  The article is 2012-2013 based and reader discretion is sought to ascertian the stage of approval Breast Cancer Drugs in Late-Stage Development/Recently Approved   Afinitor® (everolimus) http://newdrugapprovals.wordpress.com/2013/04/27/drug-spotlight-afinitor-everolimus-novartis/ Sponsor: Novartis Method of Action: Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitor Indications/Phase of Trial: Hepatocellular carcinoma; … Continue reading

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Greek Herbs- Fennel (saunf)

  Fennel, otherwise known as Foeniculum vulgare, is a plant belonging to the genus Foeniculum. The fennel plant is native to the Mediterranean region, and the plant produces yellow flowers. Fennel is also an edible plant considered both aromatic and … Continue reading

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African medicine-cyclotides as an aid during child birth

African medicine-cyclotides as an aid during child birth   Oldenlandia affinis was used by native women in the Zaire as an aid during childbirth. A tea was made of the leaves and imbibed during labour. Cyclotides are plant-derived peptides of approximately 30 … Continue reading

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Tribulus terrestris-considered as an energizer and vitalizer in the indigenous system of medicine

Tribulus terrestris-considered as an energizer and vitalizer in the indigenous system of medicine Tribulus terrestris Tribulus terrestris is a flowering plant in the family Zygophyllaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Old World in southern Europe, southern Asia, throughout Africa, and Australia. It can thrive even in desert climates and poor soil. … Continue reading

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Rare Undersea Discovery Could Extend Your Life by 10, 20 or 30 Years

Rare Undersea Discovery Could Extend Your Life by 10, 20 or 30 Years   Scientists are claiming that they have now isolated unusual ingredients in a rare seaweed discovered by fishermen off the coast of Korea that offer incredible health benefits—including … Continue reading

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Glenmark conferred with Best Biotech New Molecular Entity Patent award

GLENMARK PHARMA IDMA best biotech NEW MOLECULAR ENTITY patent award to Glenmark YEAR 2012-2013 YEAR in Mumbai India PATENT  US 8236315 GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS, S.A., SWITZERLAND INVENTORS Elias Lazarides, Catherine Woods, Xiaomin Fan, Samuel Hou, Harald Mottl, Stanislas Blein, Martin BertschingerALSO PUBLISHED ASCA2712221A1, CN101932606A,EP2245069A1, US20090232804,WO2009093138A1 Publication number US8236315 B2 Publication type Grant … Continue reading

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