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The BlogNotions Life Sciences Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the life sciences industries. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest technological advances, discussions of research and findings, best practices for advancing education, implications for the future of various life sciences fields, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Dandelion tea touted as possible cancer killer

Researchers hope to test dandelion tea on patients at a Windsor, Ont., clinic after it was found the roots of the weed killed cancer cells in the laboratory. The promising research is being led by a University of Windsor oncologist, in association with the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. Dr. Caroline Hamm said dandelion root extract is unique, […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for Jul 6, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. ALINIA (nitazoxanide) Romark Patent number: 5,965,590 Expiration Date: Jul 3, 2017 LUZU (luliconazole) Medicis Patent number: 5,900,488 Expiration Date: Jul 5, 2017 DrugPatentWatch provides instant access […]

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Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study

Kidney disease patients who eat three to four more servings of fruits and vegetables every day could lower their blood pressure and nearly halve their medication costs, new research suggests. The findings stem from the multi-year tracking of a small group of patients, in which standard medical treatment was compared with the simple nutritional intervention. […]

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New study to examine effectiveness of orally administered drug in treating stuttering

Stuttering, an interruption in the flow of speech, affects about three million Americans. It begins most often in childhood, affecting four men for every woman. A precise cause of this complex communicative disorder is not known. A genetically influenced condition, stuttering appears to originate when various aspects of a young child’s development interact, and is […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for Jun 29, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. APTIOM (eslicarbazepine acetate) Sunovion Pharms Inc Patent number: 5,753,646 Expiration Date: Jun 27, 2017 TAMIFLU (oseltamivir phosphate) Roche Patent number: 5,763,483 Expiration Date: Jun 27, 2017 […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for Jun 22, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. STIOLTO RESPIMAT (olodaterol hydrochloride; tiotropium bromide) Boehringer Ingelheim Patent number: 6,149,054 Expiration Date: Jun 19, 2017 VENTOLIN HFA (albuterol sulfate) Glaxosmithkline Patent number: 6,558,651 Expiration Date: […]

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Patenting the Microbiome – Part 2: Microbiome IP Panel, 2017 BIO Convention

This is a guest post from Susan K Finston, President of Finston Consulting. Do you have a response to Susan’s post? Respond in the comments section below.  Given the increasing focus on microbiome technologies for better, safer therapies, and critical importance of Intellectual Property (IP) protection for their full commercialization, it is great to see the 2017 […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for Jun 15, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. INOMAX (nitric oxide) Mallinckrodt Hosp Patent number: 5,732,693 Expiration Date: Jun 13, 2017 INOMAX (nitric oxide) Mallinckrodt Hosp Patent number: 5,752,504 Expiration Date: Jun 13, 2017 […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for Jun 15, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. INOMAX (nitric oxide) Mallinckrodt Hosp Patent number: 5,732,693 Expiration Date: Jun 13, 2017 INOMAX (nitric oxide) Mallinckrodt Hosp Patent number: 5,752,504 Expiration Date: Jun 13, 2017 […]

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Drug Patent Expirations for Jun 8, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. SPIRIVA RESPIMAT (tiotropium bromide) Boehringer Ingelheim Patent number: 6,453,795 Expiration Date: Jun 5, 2017 NUCYNTA (tapentadol hydrochloride) Depomed Inc Patent number: 6,071,970 Expiration Date: Jun 6, […]

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