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20100080768Compositions and Methods for the Treatment of Inflammatory Dermatosis and Other Pathological Conditions of the Skin - The present invention relates to a composition used as a vehicle for percutaneous absorption of Pharmaceutical and Cosmaceutical active agents that comprises Dimethiconol (hydroxyl-terminated polydimethydimethylsiloxane), dimethicone-350 (polydimethylsiloxane-350), cyclomethicone-5 nf (decamethylcyclopentasiloxane), alkymeth siloxane copolyol-lauryl peg/ppg 18/18 methicone (alkymethyl siloxane copolyol), cyclopentasiloxane and dimethicone Crosspolymer (silicone elastomer and decamethylcyclopentasiloxane), stearoxytrimethylsilane and stearyl alcohol (silicone wax), and deionized water. This composition serves several key applications: (1) it is a vehicle for percutaneous absorption of Pharmaceutical and Cosmaceutical active agents; (2) it acts as a method for utilizing other compositions in the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the skin including, but by no means limited to, atopic dermatitis (eczema), allergic contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitits, psoriasis, xerosis and atopia; (3) it is a treatment of inflammatory conditions of mucosae; (4) it relates to other compositions and methods for protecting and enhancing the barrier function of the skin.04-01-2010
20120244107BIODEGRADABLE HYDROGEL - The present invention relates to a hydrogel on the basis of polyurethane or polyurethane urea, said hydrogel comprising hydrolysable functional groups in the polymer chain, to a method for producing the hydrogel and to the use of the hydrogel as adhesion barriers.09-27-2012
20120244106USE OF THE COMBINATION OF TERIFLUNOMIDE AND GLATIRAMER ACETATE FOR TREATING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS - This invention is related to the use of the combination of teriflunomide or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof and glatiramer acetate for treating multiple sclerosis.09-27-2012
20120183494NOVEL N-HALAMINE ACRYLAMIDE MONOMERS AND COPOLYMERS THEREOF FOR BIOCIDAL COATINGS - Novel acrylamide and methacrylamide hydantoin monomers which can be reacted with other acrylamide, methacrylamide, acrylate, and methacrylate monomers to form copolymers, which upon halogenation, provide oxidative coatings which are biocidal for use with various materials including, but not limited to, textiles, filters, and latex paints.07-19-2012
20130089512HETEROARYL IMIDAZOLONE DERIVATIVES AS JAK INHIBITORS - New heteroaryl imidazolone derivatives having the chemical structure of formula (I) are disclosed, as well as processes for their preparation, pharmaceutical compositions comprising them and their use in therapy as inhibitors of Janus Kinases (JAK).04-11-2013
20130071349BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS FOR LOWERING INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE - The present invention provides a method of treating glaucoma, the method comprising the step of placing a polymer in an eye of a patient, which biologically degrades over a period of time to release biodegradants, which are effective to lower the intraocular pressure of the patient, thereby treating glaucoma. Said polymer is preferably selected from the group consisting of polymers of lactic acid, glycolic acid and/or mixtures thereof. More preferably the polymer is a copolymer of lactic acid and glycolic acid, e.g. a copolymer comprising from 50 to 100% lactic acid and from 0 to 50% glycolic acid, by weight.03-21-2013
20120225027TOXICITY ENHANCING COMPOUNDS AND METHODS - A method of treating a tumor or cancer in a subject includes administering to cancer or tumor cells of the subject a radiation sensitizing amount of a poly(ethylene oxide)-poly(propylene oxide) copolymer and administering radiation therapy to the cancer or tumor cells sensitized by the poly(ethylene oxide)-poly(propylene oxide) copolymer.09-06-2012
20120195850USE OF POLYMER D-LACTIC ACID (PDLA) OR EQUIVALENTS THEREOF TO INHIBIT GROWTH OF CANCER CELLS AND DIAGNOSE CANCERS - The invention provides method for sequestering or trapping L-lactate in or near a tumor cell comprising contacting an isolated polymer of D-lactic acid (PDLA) or an equivalent, derivative or analog thereof with the tumor cell so that the PDLA binds L-lactate in or near the cell and thereby sequestering or trapping L-lactate in or near the tumor cells.08-02-2012
20090047234Compositions for nasal delivery - The present invention concerns a method of administering at least one active pharmaceutical agent to a patient in need thereof, which method comprises the intranasal administration of a composition comprising a therapeutically effective amount of this agent, phospholipids, one or more C2-C4 alcohols and water, wherein the concentrations of the phospholipids and the one or more alcohols in the composition are in the ranges of 0.2 to 10% and 12 to 30% by weight, respectively, with the water content of said composition being not less than 30% by weight, the phospholipids forming vesicles in said composition. Further are disclosed pharmaceutical compositions and combinations suitable for intranasal delivery.02-19-2009
20130164250METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF BIORESORBABLE MICROPARTICLES, MICROPARTICLES THUS OBTAINED AND USE THEREOF - Nonlamellar bioresorbable microparticles to which protein substances are bonded, and a method for preparing the microparticles, comprising: (i) preparing the microparticles from at least one bioresorbable polymer without stabilizer and without surfactant; and (ii) bonding the protein substances to the microparticles obtained in step (i) without surfactant.06-27-2013
20090130052Biocide, in particular an agent with fungicidal activity - The invention relates to a polymeric condensation product which can be obtained by reacting guanidine or its salt with an alkylene diamine and an oxyalkylene diamine. Said condensation product has biocidal, in particular fungicidal, activity and is usable as a plant protection product.05-21-2009
20110286958HPMA POLYMER PLATINUM CHELATES - Polymeric platinum amidomalonate complexes, where the platinum is in +2 or +4 oxidation state, and where the complexes optionally contain tumor seeking groups, are useful in the treatment of cancer.11-24-2011
20110286959Copolymers for suppression of autoimmune diseases, and methods of use - Random three- and four-amino acid copolymers having lengths of 14-, 35- and 50-amino acid residues are provided. Fifty-mers of FEAK were effective inhibitors of MBP 85-99- or proteolipid protein (PLP) 40-60-specific HLA-DR-2-restricted T cell clones. These copolymers efficiently suppressed the mouse disease EAE, which was induced in a susceptible SJL/J (H-211-24-2011
20100266527ANTI-MICROBIAL POLYMERS AND THEIR COMPOSITIONS - Polymers derived directly from acrolein monomer that are substantially soluble in water and/or aqueous media, together with methods for preparing same and compositions containing such for use as an anti-microbial, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and/or anti-coagulant.10-21-2010
20120294827POLYMER GEL FORMULATION - A polymer gel, in at least some embodiments, featuring both cross-linked castor oil and branched castor oil components, in which the castor oil is optionally replaced by ricinoleic acid.11-22-2012
20100098655Aqueous Oligo- And Polyester Formulations - Aqueous formulations of soil release polyesters are claimed, which comprise from 50 to 90% by weight of soil release polyester and from 0.1 to 40% by weight of a phosphonic acid or of a phosphonate. The addition of the phosphonic acid or of the phosphonate allows the preparation of formulations of the soil release polyesters which are stable and have a low viscosity.04-22-2010
20090263347ANALYSIS OF AMINO ACID COPOLYMER COMPOSITIONS - Methods for analyzing, selecting, characterizing or classifying compositions of a co-polymer, e.g., glatiramer acetate are described. The methods entail analysis of pyro-glutamate in the composition, and, in some methods, comparing the amount of pyro-glutamate present in a composition to a reference standard. In some cases, the methods entail treating the co-polymer with pyro-glutamate aminopeptidase to cleave N-terminal pyro-glutamate residues.10-22-2009
20090142293Polyammonium/Polysiloxane Copolymers - The invention relates to polyammonium/polysiloxane copolymers, methods for production and use thereof.06-04-2009
20080233078THERAPEUTIC POLYESTERS AND POLYAMIDES - Polymers (i.e. polyesters, polyamides, and polythioesters or a mixture thereof) which degrade hydrolytically into biologically active compounds are provided. Methods of producing these polymers, intermediates useful for preparing these polymers, and methods of using these polymers to deliver biologically active compounds to a host are also provided.09-25-2008
20110268690POLYMERS CONTAINING POLY(HYDROXYALKANOATES) AND AGENTS FOR USE WITH MEDICAL ARTICLES AND METHODS OF FABRICATING THE SAME - Compositions comprising poly(hydroxyalkanoates) and agents for use with medical articles are described.11-03-2011
20110142790Polyol Based - Bioceramic Composites - Polyol-bioceramic composites are prepared by the reaction of a polyol and polycarboxylic acid in the presence of a bioceramic. Implantable medical devices fabricated at least in part with the crosslinked polyol-bioceramic composite materials are useful in a wide variety of applications.06-16-2011
20080317704Control of ice-crystal growth by non-proteinaceous substance - The present invention makes it possible to attain various applications using antifreeze activity without an antifreeze protein. The agent for the inhibition of ice-crystal growth includes a non-proteinaceous substance, wherein an aqueous solution of the non-proteinaceous substance in a concentration of 10 mg/ml causes the deposition of non-flat disk-shaped ice crystals. The agent for the lowering of an ice-crystal growth initiation temperature includes a non-proteinaceous substance, wherein an aqueous solution of the non-proteinaceous substance in a concentration of 10 mg/ml shows thermal hysteresis by a temperature of 0.020° C. or higher. The agent for the control of water freezing includes a non-proteinaceous substance, wherein an aqueous solution of the non-proteinaceous substance in a concentration of 10 mg/ml shows thermal hysteresis by a temperature of 0.020° C. or higher and causes the deposition of non-flat disk-shaped ice crystals. The above non-proteinaceous substances are usually polymers each having a carbon chain as the main chain.12-25-2008
20090220449SUBSTITUTED ORGANOPOLYSILOXANES AND USES THEREOF - The invention relates to new compounds of Formula 1: [(O09-03-2009
20110129436POLYGLYCEROL SEBECATE PERITONEAL ADHESION PREVENTION BARRIER - The present invention is directed to a method of preventing adhesions between two tissue surfaces. The method includes providing a film comprising a condensation polymer of glycerol and a diacid, wherein the film does not contain anti-inflammatory drugs and positioning the film between a first tissue surface and a second tissue surface under conditions effective to prevent adhesion between said first tissue surface and said second tissue surface.06-02-2011
20100226874BIOCIDAL COMPOSITIONS - Embodiments of the present subject matter provide a biocidal composition comprising an aqueous mixture of (a) a phosphonium compound and (b) a polymeric ammonium compound, wherein the weight ratio of compound (a) to compound (b) is from 0.2:1 to 20:1, and wherein 09-09-2010
20130129666BIOMATERIAL CONTAINING DEGRADATION STABILIZED POLYMER - The invention provides a polymer based material comprising a water binding agent present in an amount sufficient to chemically and/or physically absorb and/or adsorb water to prevent degradation of the polymer. The invention also provides a polymer based material comprising a plasticizer or organic solvent as well as a multi-component material or composite including materials encompassing a second polymer and/or an active agent. The invention further provides a pharmaceutical composition comprising the aforesaid polymer based material, which can be used for treatment of bone, cartilage and/or periodontal defects.05-23-2013
20100303753Oligomer Conjugates of Lidocaine and Its Derivatives - The invention provides small molecule drugs that are chemically modified by covalent attachment of a water-soluble oligomer.12-02-2010
20100303752USE OF POLYMERIC GUANIDINES FOR CONTROLLING MICROORGANISMS - The invention relates to the use of polymeric guanidinium hydroxides based on a diamine which contains oxyalkylene chains and/or alkylene groups between two amino groups, obtainable by polycondensation of a guanidine acid addition salt with the diamine, whereby a polycondensation product in the form of a salt is obtained, which subsequently is converted into the hydroxide form via basic anion exchange, for controlling microorganisms.12-02-2010
20110129437PLATELET ADHESION-RESISTANT MATERIAL - A platelet adhesion-resistant material is provided, which includes polytriuret-urethane consisting essentially of repeating structural units of formulae (I) to (III) in a random order, in which when the total number of the three repeating structural units in the polytriuret-urethane is 100, the number of the repeating structural units (I) is about 5 to about 50:06-02-2011
20100124542AMINE DENDRIMERS - Ion binding compounds and compositions may include compounds, polymers and compositions that include amine moieties. Ion binding polymers may be crosslinked amine polymers and may be used to remove ions, such as phosphate ions, from the gastrointestinal tract of animals, such as humans. Such compounds, polymers and compositions may be used therapeutically to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as hyperphosphatemia.05-20-2010
20100297058PREBIOTIC COMPOSITION - The present invention provides for use of a composition comprising black tea flavonoids as a prebiotic and/or for the treatment or prevention of conditions associated with poor gut health or low immunity. The flavonoids comprise thearubigin in an amount of at least 82% by weight of the tea flavonoids. Also provided is an edible product comprising the black tea flavonoids.11-25-2010
20110212050SIDE-CHAIN CRYSTALLIZABLE POLYMERS FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS - Inherently radiopaque side-chain crystallizable polymers (IRSCCP's) are useful in various medical applications. An example of a IRSCCP is a polymer that comprises a main chain, a plurality of crystallizable side chains, and a plurality of heavy atoms attached to the polymer, the heavy atoms being present in an amount that is effective to render the polymer radiopaque. A polymeric material that includes a IRSCCP may be fabricated into a medical device useful for at least partially occluding a body cavity. For example, such a medical device may be an embolotherapy product.09-01-2011
20080247988METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SURFACTANT POLYMERS - Comblike, surfactant polymers for changing the surface properties of biomaterials are provided. Such surfactant polymers comprise a polymeric backbone of repeating monomeric units having functional groups for coupling with side chains, a plurality of hydrophobic side chains linked to said backbone via the functional groups, and a plurality of hydrophilic side chains linked to said backbone via the functional groups. The hydrophobic side chains comprise an alkyl group comprising from 2 to 18 methylene groups. The alkyl groups are linked to the polymeric backbone through ester linkages, secondary amine linkages, or, preferably, amide linkages. The hydrophilic side chain is selected from the group consisting of: a neutral oligosaccharide, which, preferably, has weight average molecular weight of less than 7000; a charged oligosaccharide, preferably a negatively charged oligosaccharide having a weight average molecular weight of less than 10,000; an oligopeptide of from about 3 to about 30 amino acid residues, said oligopeptide having an amino acid sequence which interacts with protein receptors on the surface of cells; and combinations thereof. Methods of making the surfactant polymers and using the surfactant polymers to alter the surface properties of a biomaterial are also provided.10-09-2008
20090226395Pharmaceutical compositions of beta-lapachone and beta-lapachone analogs with improved tumor targeting potential - The present invention relates to polymer-modified quinone-containing and carbonyl-containing therapeutic agents, including polymer-modified β-lapachone compounds, and methods of treating cancer by administering the polymer-modified therapeutic agents to a subject. Polymer-modification of therapeutic agents, such as β-lapachone compounds, provides effective transport of polymer-modified therapeutic agents to tumor cells or tumor tissues by exploiting the EPR effect in tumor tissues.09-10-2009
20080267904Compositions Having A High Antiviral And Antibacterial Efficacy - Antimicrobial compositions having a rapid antiviral and antibacterial effectiveness, and a persistent antiviral effectiveness, are disclosed. The antimicrobial compositions contain a phenolic antimicrobial agent, a surfactant, a hydrotrope, a hydric solvent, and an organic acid, wherein the phenolic antimicrobial agent is present in a continuous aqueous phase in an amount of at least 25% of saturation concentration and the composition has a pH of about 5 or less.10-30-2008
20080253986Cosmetic/dermatological compositions comprising naphthoic acid compounds and polyurethane polymers - Cosmetic/dermatological compositions for topical application and useful for the treatment, e.g., of acne, contain, formulated into a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one naphthoic acid compound and at least one polyurethane polymer or derivative thereof, the at least one naphthoic acid compound being dispersed therein.10-16-2008
20110052524 VERTEBROPLASTY METHOD USING AN ADDITION CURABLE POLYSILOXANE SYSTEM - The invention relates generally to treatments of disordered bony structures, in particular to vertebroplasty compositions and methods and, more specifically, to treating vertebral bodies in living creatures, in particular, human beings and also compositions suitable for use in such methods and preparation and use of such compositions. According to the invention the composition to be used is an addition curable polysiloxane system.03-03-2011
20100322891Immuniostimulating polyphosphazene compounds - Polyphosphazene polymers having immunomodulating activity, and the biomedical use of such polyphosphazene polymers, in conjunction with an antigen or an immunogen are disclosed.12-23-2010
20100158852METHOD FOR REDUCTION OF MICROBES ON SURFACES - A method has been found for the removal of microbial biofilm on surfaces in contact with systems, including but not limited to aqueous systems, which comprises adding to the aqueous system an effective amount of a polyalkyleneoxide polysiloxane surfactant to substantially remove microbial biofilm, from surfaces in aquatic systems, while presenting minimal danger to non-target aquatic organisms at discharge due to their very low discharge concentrations.06-24-2010
20100158854METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF AIRWAY AND APPARATUS AND KIT FOR USE THEREWITH - A method of treating an airway in a mammalian body having a mouth, soft palate, uvula, throat and tongue. An implant-forming material is introduced into at least one of the soft palate and uvula for treating at least one of snoring and sleep apnea. An apparatus and kit are provided.06-24-2010
20120308509Method and Composition for In Situ Formation of an Artificial Blockage to Control Blood Loss - Two siloxane-based mixtures combine to form a soft or semi-solid matrix for forming an artificial blockage to control bleeding, particularly moderate to severe bleeding. The first component includes a homogeneous mixture or solution that includes a polymeric matrix, a surfactant, filler(s) and metal compound(s). The second component includes a homogeneous mixture or solution that includes a polymer(s), a filler(s), a surfactant, and hydrogen peroxide. The combination of the two components is carried out with adequate mixing using mechanical and micro-kinetic mixing mechanisms and can be performed in a field-ready delivery device.12-06-2012
20110002877PTEN Inhibitors Treat Neutropenia-Associated Pneumonia - Neutropenia-associated pneumonia is treated with a therapeutically effective amount of a small-molecule PTEN inhibitor. The method may further include detecting a resultant alleviation of the neutropenia-associated pneumonia, and/or diagnosing the neutropenia-associated pneumonia. The patient may be undergoing anti-cancer chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy, and the methods may further include the step of treating the patient with broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy or granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) therapy.01-06-2011
20100028292Amphiphilic Polymer-Protein Conjugates and Methods of Use Thereof - Compositions and methods for transporting biologically active proteins and polypeptides, particularly across the blood-brain barrier, are provided.02-04-2010
20110008277POLYOL-BASED POLYMERS - The present invention provides inventive polyol-based polymers, materials, pharmaceutical compositions, and methods of making and using the inventive polymers and materials. In certain aspects of the invention, an inventive polymer corresponds to a polymer depicted below. Exemplary inventive polymers includes those prepared using polyol units (e.g., xylitol, mannitol, sorbitol, or maltitol) condensed with polycarboxylic acid units (e.g., citric acid, glutaric acid, or sebacic acid). The inventive polymers may be further derivatized or modified. For example, the polymer may be made photocrosslinkable by adding methacrylate moieties to the polymer.01-13-2011
20080292579Polymer-Based Serum Albumin Substitute - This invention provides the use of a polymer comprising a hyperbranched polyether polyol such as hyperbranched polyglycerol as a serum albumin substitute. Also provided are high molecular weight hyperbranched polyglycerol polymers suitable for a variety of medical and non-medical uses including methods for making such high molecular weight polymers.11-27-2008
20100316591BIOABSORBABLE POLYMERS - Described herein are biocompatible compositions that contain a copolymer and a filler material. In particular, described herein are compositions that include a copolymer and a filler which may be a calcium salt. Also described herein are methods in which the compositions are used to attach soft tissue to bone.12-16-2010
20100158853POLYALKYLENE OXIDE POLYQUATERNARY AMMONIUM BIOCIDES - Disclosed are polyquaternary ammonium polymers containing polyalkylene oxide groups according to formula (I) wherein [A]06-24-2010
20110020265USE OF OLIGOMERS OF LACTIC ACID IN THE TREATMENT OF GYNAECOLOGICAL DISORDERS - Use of the one or more oligomers of lactic acid with the following formula (I) wherein n is an integer from 2 to 25 such as, e.g., from 2 to 20, from 3 to 25, from 3 to 20, from 2 to 15, from 3 to 15, from 2 to 10, from 3 to 10, from 4 to 10, or from 4 to 9 or a lactic acid oligomeric product for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of a disease or condition that benefit of an acidic environment especially a gynaecological infection such as a bacterial infection, such as bacterial vaginosis, unspecific colpitis, senile colpitis, cervicitis, and urethritis, a fungal infection, such as candidosis (01-27-2011
20120064027Absorbable adhesive paste - An absorbable adhesive paste contains absorbable solid carboxy-bearing microparticles dispersed in a continuous phase of an alkoxyalkyl cyanoacrylate. The paste may contain a soluble absorbable polymeric viscosity modifier and at least one bioactive agent to maximize the effective application as a cover for compromised tissues and wounds or as sealants, blocking agents, or hemostatic agents.03-15-2012
20100166696AMIDO-AMINE DENDRIMER COMPOSITIONS - Amide compounds, amide polymers and compositions, including amide compounds and amide polymers, may be used to bind target ions, such as phosphorous-containing compounds in the gastrointestinal tract of animals. In some cases, the amide polymers may be amido-amine dendrimers that may be formed via a series of iterative reactions.07-01-2010
20120014909TISSUE ADHESIVE AND SEALANT COMPRISING POLYGLYCEROL ALDEHYDE - A tissue adhesives and sealant formed by reacting a polyglycerol aldehyde with a water-dispersible, multi-arm amine is described. The tissue adhesive and sealant may be useful for medical and veterinary applications, including, but not limited to, wound closure, supplementing or replacing sutures or staples in internal surgical procedures such as intestinal anastomosis and vascular anastomosis, tissue repair, preventing leakage of fluids such as blood, bile, gastrointestinal fluid and cerebrospinal fluid, ophthalmic procedures, drug delivery, and to prevent post-surgical adhesions.01-19-2012
20120121534INJECTABLE COMPOSITION COMBINING A FILLING AGENT AND A FIBROBLAST GROWTH MEDIUM - The invention relates to a composition that can be subcutaneously or intradermally injected, comprising: a filling agent; and a fibroblast growth medium.05-17-2012
20100092422Poly ( -hydroxy short-medium chain fatty acid) - The present invention provides a composition comprising a polymer of a β-hydroxy short-medium chain fatty acid, which is used for delivering the β-hydroxy short-medium chain fatty acid or an oligomer thereof to the large intestine. In case the composition is administrated orally, the composition will be delivered to the large intestine, without being degraded in the stomach or short intestine, and degraded by the large intestinal bacterial flora and release the short-medium chain fatty acid or an oligomer thereof. The released short-medium chain fatty acid or an oligomer thereof has useful physiological activities and is effective for treating or preventing inflammatory diseases or cancer in the large intestine.04-15-2010
20100068171INJECTABLE BONE/POLYMER COMPOSITE BONE VOID FILLERS - A biodegradable polyurethane scaffold that includes a HDI trimer polyisocyanate and at least one polyol; wherein the density of said scaffold is from about 50 to about 250 kg m−3 and the porosity of the scaffold is greater than about 70 (vol %) and at least 50% of the pores are interconnected with another pore. The scaffolds of the present invention are injectable as polyurethane foams, and are useful in the field of tissue engineering.03-18-2010
20120134953ANTI-MICROBIAL COMPOSITION - Anti-microbial compositions including an anti-microbial polymer containing silicon-containing quaternary ammonium groups, polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), at least one short chain alcohol, optional fragrance, and water are provided. The anti-microbial compositions may be used to disinfect both porous and non-porous surfaces. Exemplary compositions may include 0.1-10 wt % of the anti-microbial polymer containing silicon-containing quaternary ammonium groups, 0.1-10 wt % polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), 1.0-20 wt % isopropyl alcohol, optional fragrance, and water.05-31-2012
20120219521METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS TO TREAT MYOCARDIAL CONDITIONS - Methods, devices, kits and compositions to treat a myocardial infarction. In one embodiment, the method includes the prevention of remodeling of the infarct zone of the ventricle. In other embodiments, the method includes the introduction of structurally reinforcing agents. In other embodiments, agents are introduced into a ventricle to increase compliance of the ventricle. In an alternative embodiment, the prevention of remodeling includes the prevention of thinning of the ventricular infarct zone. In another embodiment, the prevention of remodeling and thinning of the infarct zone involves the cross-linking of collagen and prevention of collagen slipping. In other embodiments, the structurally reinforcing agent may be accompanied by other therapeutic agents. These agents may include but are not limited to pro-fibroblastic and angiogenic agents.08-30-2012
20120171156METHODS AND COMPOUNDS FOR REDUCING ALLERGIC REACTIONS TO HAIR DYES - Conventional commercial hair dyes form potent allergens and may also have irritant properties. If they were not already well established in the market and the side effects tolerated by consumers they would likely be deemed unsafe for use. The invention relates to compounds, compositions, formulations and methods for reducing, avoiding or eliminating allergic contact dermatitis reactions to conventional commercial hair dyes.07-05-2012
20100272673Ionomeric Silicone Thermoplastic Elastomers - This invention relates to thermoplastic elastomers comprising at least one silicone ionomer. These thermoplastic elastomers may be reprocessed and/or recycled.10-28-2010
20090060860BETA-CYCLODEXTRINS AS NUCLEATING AGENTS FOR POLY(LACTIC ACID) - The use of β-CDs as nucleating agents for PLA to provide an increase in polymer crystallinity is described. The improvement in increased crystallinity is related to the percentage of β-CDs used. For the analyzed films, crystallinity was approximately 1.47% in the absence of a nucleating agent, and approximately 17.85% in the presence of the maximum amount of nucleating agent tested (e.g., 30%). Thus, improvement in processability, producability, and heat resistance of PLA will depend on the amount of β-CDs loaded. Additionally, loading PLA with β-CDs carrying an antifungal volatile is an effective way to increase PLA crystallinity besides avoiding fungal development when used in active packaging. In this case, the antifungal volatiles, along with changes in headspace concentration because of changes in crystallinity, may prolong the fresh produce shelf life.03-05-2009
20120082638Water-Soluble and Biodegradable Antimicrobial Agent - A water-soluble and biodegradable antimicrobial agent is provided, comprising a polymer composed of a segment A and a segment B, in which, the segment A has the following formula I:04-05-2012
20090016986Cosmetic Composition, a Pharmaceutical Composition and a Process for Preparing Said Compositions - The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition and to a pharmaceutical composition that comprise several agents of topical use and optionally sunscreens. This composition comprises an aqueous medium containing at least one highly polar substance without, however, having the inconveniences noticed in similar compositions of the prior art. These compositions combine the benefits from water-soluble active with the properties of softness and texture that are typical of products that comprise oily-alcoholic, oily or oily-waxy base. Further, the present invention relates to a process for preparing said cosmetic composition and pharmaceutical composition.01-15-2009
20110123479MEDICAL ADHESIVES FOR STOPPING HEAVY BLEEDING AND SEALING LEAKAGES - The present invention relates to a method that includes providing a formulation having an isocyanate-functional prepolymer and a curing component comprising an amino-functional aspartic ester of the general formula (I)05-26-2011
20110044933PARTICLES, OBTAINED BY DRYING AN AQUEOUS NANOUREA DISPERSION - The present invention relates to particles produced by drying aqueous dispersions of nanoureas and to methods for the production thereof.02-24-2011
20120269762CAUSAL THERAPY OF DISEASES OR CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH CNS OR PNS DEMYELINATION - The invention broadly relates to the use of the Active in the causal treatment of a disease caused by axonal demyelination, in which the Active maintains the integrity of myelination (for example by promoting remyelination, and/or preventing demyelination, of the axonal sheaths). The invention is particularly directed to the causal treatment of CNS demyelination diseases, for example MS, especially primary progressive MS and/or relapse remitting MS, and PNS demyelination diseases, for example Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. The Active of the invention may be suitably administered when a patient is in relapse (i.e. upon relapse), and be continued while the patient is in relapse, with a view to attenuating the severity of the relapse, and/or accelerating disease remission. Alternatively, the Active may be administered continuously with a view to prolonging the remission period, and/or attenuating the severity of the relapse, and/or preventing relapse. The invention also relates to the use of the Active as a treatment for symptoms of demyelination disease, especially MS, selected from vision deficits, motor control deficits, and sensation deficits.10-25-2012
20120321586SURFACTANT COMPOSITION - The disclosure describes a composition comprising a lipidaceous carrier and a peptide complex formed from poly-L-lysine or a salt thereof; and either poly-L-glutamic acid or poly-L-aspartic acid, or a salt thereof. The composition can be used to prevent or treat a disease related to pulmonary surfactant dysfunction, such as hyaline membrane disease (HMD), respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), hydrocarbon poisoning, near-drowning, HIV/AIDS-related lung diseases, adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), asthma, tuberculosis (TB) or severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Alternatively, the composition can be used to increase the permeability of a pharmaceutical compound or composition across a membrane of a subject. The poly-L-lysine or salt thereof is longer than the poly-L-glutamic acid or poly-L-aspartic acid so that the complex that forms has a charge-neutralised region and a positively-charged region. The charge-neutralised region of the peptide complex interacts with the lipidaceous carrier, while the positively-charged region interacts with an aqueous and/or polar environment.12-20-2012
20080253987POLYMERIC TISSUE SEALANT - Methods for making biomaterials for use as a tissue sealant, kits containing precursors for forming the biomaterials, and the resulting biomaterials are described herein. The biomaterials are formed from a composition comprising at least a first and a second precursor molecule, wherein: 10-16-2008
20130171093HEALING POWDER AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF - A wound healing powder, comprising a sugar selected from the group consisting of one or more pharmaceutically acceptable monosaccharides and disaccharides, in an amount of at least 25% by weight of the powder mixture; and an absorbent agent which forms a bioabsorbable biocompatible matrix with wound secretions, comprising a polymer formed of one or more of saccharide or saccharide derivative monomers and lactic acid monomers, in an amount of at least 25% by weight of the powder mixture.07-04-2013
20110274645Methods of performing medical procedures that promote bone growth, methods of making compositions that promote bone growth, and apparatus for use in such methods - Methods of performing medical procedures, and methods of making bone-growth-promoting compositions useful in performing medical procedures are provided. Apparatus useful both in methods of performing medical procedures, and in methods of making bone-growth-promoting compositions useful in performing medical procedures, are provided. The bone-growth-promoting compositions made according to the disclosed methods are biocompatible, and are adapted to stimulate bone growth when positioned in contact with, or in the vicinity of, a bone of a mammal.11-10-2011
20130115186SILICON-CONTAINING BIODEGRADABLE MATERIAL FOR ANTI-INFLAMMATORY THERAPY - The present invention relates to a silicon-containing, biodegradable material for preventing and/or treating diseases that are associated with increased interleukin-1β and/or interleukin-6 and/or interleukin-8 activity and/or that can be treated by lowering said cytokine activity.05-09-2013
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20130156725RANDOM PENTAPOLYMER FOR TREATMENT OF AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES - The present invention relates to a synthetic polypeptide which is a random linear pentapolymer comprising alanine, glutamic acid, lysine, tyrosine and phenylalanine and use thereof in treating autoimmune diseases, in particular multiple sclerosis.06-20-2013
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