Saffron: A wonder spice – Rising Kashmir

The word “saffron” (Crocus sativus L.)  is derived from the Arabic word za’faran, which translates to “yellow.” Saffron finds its name in the oldest text of Kashmir (Nilamatapurane, Vol-1). Also, in the much celebrated ancient cluster of Kashmir, “Rajtarangini” Kalhana includes Kashmiri saffron among those special attributes which according to the people of Kashmir cannot be available even in the paradise (Nehvi, 2010).Saffron also finds its mention in Kashmiri records which dates back to 5th Century BC (Nauriyal et al., 1977).Iran, India and Spain are the major saffron producing countries of the world. Iran occupies the maximum a…….

[Top 5 Industry News in 2021] Celltrion’s Regkirona wins regulatory nod without a hitch – Korea Biomedical Review

Although the Covid-19 pandemic persisted throughout the year, the healthcare industry continued to fulfill its duty based on experiences of last year. While going all out to develop Covid-19 treatments and vaccines, the industry tried to graft new technologies, including AI, to promote the sector’s development. In the process, the industry revealed problems requiring correction, such as manipulating raw materials and impurities caught in antihypertensive drugs. Still, the sector continued to improve itself in keeping with the changing global healthcare industry amid the Covid-19 crisis. Korea Biomedical Review has compiled the five biggest industry stories in 2021. — Ed.


How to create a Medication Tracking Software? – HealthTechZone

Regardless of whether you are a consumer who is prescribed medication on a daily basis or a healthcare professional who needs to make sure that the patient is taking certain medications, remembering the names and dosages of medications can sometimes be very difficult.

Fortunately, there is a medical technology industry and a medication tracking app development that makes it very easy to keep track of any important drug information (be it prescriptions or dosages).

Mobile Medical Innovation

Usually, mobile applications that are somehow related to healthcare are created for two reasons. The first reason – to make as much money as possible, is important for …….

TRACON Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results from the Independent Data Monitoring Committee Review of Interim Safety and Efficacy Data from the Ongoing ENVASARC Pivotal Trial – Yahoo Finance

Pre-specified Interim Analysis Concluded with Recommendation to Continue the ENVASARC Trial

Objective Response Rate (ORR) by Blinded Independent Central Review (BICR) in Each Cohort Satisfied the Bar for Futility and Supports Continued Accrual

Envafolimab Well Tolerated as a Single Agent and in Combination with Yervoy

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: TCON), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel targeted cancer therapeutics today announced the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) for the ongoing ENVASARC pivotal trial recommended continued accrual as planned …….

A Thorough Guide To Holistic Treatment For Mental Health – HealthTechZone

The thought of giving a speech in front of an audience makes you sick to your stomach. Do you choke back tears whenever you hear a kind remark from a close friend or family member? Surely you’ve experienced the agony of overthinking. A mind-body connection has the capacity to transform your life if you’ve had this experience. Thoughts, emotions, and physical health all have a role in one’s overall well-being, whether or not we are aware of it.

The mind, body, and spirit are all interconnected in ancient healing systems, and this relationship has long been recognized. An increasing body of recent data from contemporary science confirms the positive effects of an integrated …….

The Five Stages Of Anti-Vax Angst – Forbes

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Last week the Biden administration was criticized for making some harsh statements about those who refuse to be vaccinated. “For the unvaccinated, we are looking at a winter of severe illness and death — for themselves, their families and the hospitals they’ll soon overwhelm. But there’s good news: If you’re vaccinated and you have your booster shot, you’re protected from severe illness and death,” said Biden.

That statement came in for much criticism on social media, especially by those who took th…….

Many Common Medications Can Raise Your Blood Pressure – The New York Times

There’s a long list of prescribed medications, as well as over-the-counter drugs and recreational substances and supplements, that can interfere with effective treatment for hypertension. In addition to estrogen-containing drugs and NSAIDS, the list includes widely used medicines like antidepressants and oral steroids such as cortisone; substances like nicotine, alcohol and cocaine; herbal supplements like licorice or ginseng; and, of course, salt. Caffeine, too, can raise blood pressure over the short-term in some people.

When doctors fail to ask patients what else they may be taking, using or consuming that can affect blood…….

TRACON Pharmaceuticals Reports Regulatory Approval of – GlobeNewswire

First Approval of a Subcutaneously Administered Checkpoint Inhibitor

TRACON’s Pivotal U.S. Trial for Envafolimab in Undifferentiated Pleomorphic Sarcoma and Myxofibrosarcoma Continues to Advance as Planned

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TRACON Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TCON), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel targeted cancer therapeutics and utilizing a cost efficient, CRO-independent product development platform to partner with ex-U.S. companies to develop and commercialize innovative products in the U.S., today reported that its partners Alphamab …….

Pharmac seeks views on patient access criteria for COVID-19 treatments – Voxy

Pharmac is releasing the October meeting records of their COVID-19 clinical expert advisory group and seeking feedback on the patient access criteria for two funded COVID-19 treatments – baricitinib and casirivimab and imdevimab (branded as Ronapreve).

“To help us make decisions on which treatments to fund and who should be eligible for them, we set up a COVID-19 clinical expert advisory group,” says Dr David Hughes, Pharmac’s Chief Medical Officer. “They look at the evidence for these treatments, to help us understand how they could benefit New Zealanders.”

“Today, we are releasing the records of their October meeting, where they provided advice on baricitinib, Ronap…….