Pharmacosomes: An Overview

Various types of vesicular systems such as liposomes, niosomes, transfersomes, and pharmacosomes, etc, have been developed in the transport and targeting of active agents. Pharmacosomes are the colloidal dispersions of drugs covalently bound to lipids, and may exist as ultrafine vesicular, Micellar, or hexagonal aggregates, depending on the chemical structure of drug-lipid complex. 


A Breakthrough on Stem Cells

Generating stem cells is suddenly possible for anyone with a basic background in molecular biology. No special expertise in handling chromosomes, nuclei or eggs is needed.

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Evaluation of Antimalarial Herbal Drugs

Malaria is an acute usually chronic disease caused by Plasmodium and transmitted through female Anopheles mosquito. The disease is frequent in tribal and rural areas. Although a number of synthetic medicines have been used for the treatment of malaria, but they have adverse effects and their high cost is beyond the reach of common people. It is, therefore, worthwhile to look towards antimalarial herbal drugs. Obviously, herbal drugs are cheaper, easily available and with no fear of any side effects. 

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Relevance of Medicinal Herbs Used in Traditional System of Medicine

HerbsMedicinal plants have curative properties due to the presence of various complex chemical substance of different composition, which are found as secondary plant metabolites in one or more parts of these plants. The present article is focused on relevance of medicinal herbs used in traditional system of medicine with special reference to phytochemical status and biological activity.

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 Making Skin Cancer Therapy as Convenient as a Band-Aid

A new light-activated therapy could make skin cancer treatment painless, inexpensive and portable.

Skin cancer, which typically requires painful or invasive treatments, affects 40 percent of all Americans at some point during their lives.

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Surveillance of Some Recent Proton Pump Inhibitors

by Shrivastava S*., Dwivedi S., Kapoor S., Dubey D., Dubey P. K, Sonaniya R.,

The present paper through the light on the marketing survey of PPIs and a comparison of drugs, having less drug-drug interaction and adverse drug reaction which benefits the patient’s compliance towards the use PPIs.  Market research of PPIs was carried from July 2006 to August 2006; datas were collected from five hospitals and fifteen chemist of Indore city. Datas revealed that market share of Pentoprozole i.v. is 70% (Pentodac i.v. with 48%), Rabeprazole i.v. is 22% (Rabeloc i.v. with 75%) and Omeoprazole i.v. is 8% (Ocid i.v. with 75%). 

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