pharmaceutical compounds

Seaweed may provide new drugs to fight malaria


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology say that a type of tropical seaweed may hold the key to producing the next generation of treatments for malaria.A group ... Read more...

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Stem cells can fix damaged spinal cord tissue


October 9th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Stem cells, along with other cells, repair damaged tissue in the mouse spinal cord, found a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet.The results could pave way for ... Read more...

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Common pills, plastics making male fish lay eggs


October 11th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Plastics, pesticides and even common prescription drugs are releasing synthetic and natural hormones into rivers and streams, which is leading to unintended consequences on wildlife, causing some male ... Read more...

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Ultrasound to help eliminate Ibuprofen from polluted water


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) An international team of scientists has developed an ultrasound treatment to remove Ibuprofen from waters polluted with this drug. The new method could be used in water purification ... Read more...

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Synthetic molecules to spice up fight against cancer


August 18th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists using a spice-based compound developed synthetic molecules that, in lab settings, are able to kill cancer cells and stop them from spreading. Researchers are combining organic chemistry, ... Read more...

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Rhodium-based catalyst offers efficient, economical production of novel drugs


January 24th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
London, January 24 (ANI): University at Buffalo experts say that they have developed an extremely efficient and economical chemical synthesis method for designing and manufacturing extremely novel pharmaceutical compounds.The new method, based ... Read more...

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