Posts Archive for May 2010

Zymaxid. Bacterial conjunctivitis treatment with Zymaxid

May.24, 2010

FDA approved Zymaxid ophthalmic solution for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis. Zymaxid contains the active ingredient gatifloxacin that belongs to a group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Like other fluoroquinolone antibiotics Gatifloxacin works by inhibiting the enzyme DNA-gyrase. This enzyme is necessary for repairing and synthesis of bacterial genetic material (DNA).

Natazia. Natazia – oral contraceptive. Birth control with Natazia

May.11, 2010

Natazia is a new oral contraceptive that has been recently approved by FDA. Natazia is made by the pharmaceutical company Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals. Natazia is currently available in the European Union under the name Qlaira. Natazia is the first four-phase oral contraceptive that releases female sex hormone progestin at four times for twenty eight day in treatment cycle. Natazia contains 2 active active ingredients: estrogen (estradiol valerate) and progestin (dienogest).

Smoking during pregnancy can cause mental problems in children

May.08, 2010

According to a new study conducted in Finland, smoking during pregnancy can cause mental problems in the children.
It is well known that if a woman smokes during pregnancy, it can lead to a large amount of congenital diseases including respiratory diseases such as asthma, heart and blood vessels diseases, high risk of ENT infections and other health problems. The new study was focused on the relationship of mental health problems such as depression, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and maternal smoking during pregnancy.

Health benefits of Olive oil

May.08, 2010

According to a new study conducted in the UK regular use of olive oil high consumption can significantly reduce the risk of ulcerative colitis developing.
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the rectum and colon. The main symptoms of the disease include abdominal pain, diarrhea and weight loss. The study found that people who regularly consume olive oil are at lower risk of ulcerative colitis development.