ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)
Title: ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - March 5, 2019 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Food Poisoning by Ginkgo Seeds through Vitamin B6 Depletion - Kobayashi D.
Overconsumption of Ginkgo biloba seeds induces food poisoning characterized by tonic-clonic convulsions and vomiting. The primary toxic component, 4'-O-methylpyridoxine (MPN), was purified from the seeds in 1985. This review includes the following aspects ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Can ginkgo biloba prevent memory loss?
Ginkgo biloba extract, derived from the leaves of the Ginkgo biloba tree, is often touted as a memory aid. But it appears unlikely that Ginkgo biloba extract can slow or prevent age-related memory problems, or memory loss associated with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease. Several small, early studies showed modest improvements in cognitive function [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Cannabis grown from yeast: does the future of pot lie in a lab?
Much like making craft beer, some companies are now using yeast enzymes to synthetically create THC and CBDUnlike other modern high growth industries, the pot business doesn ’t require a doctorate in science, or even a college degree. Much of the economic hype which surrounds the industry depends on it remaining an agricultural product. But it might not always be that way.In September, the Boston-basedGinkgo Bioworks, which calls itself “the organism company”, landed a deal worth approximately $100m withCronos Group, one of Canada ’s most prominent cannabis companies. Ginkgo promises to produce the active ingredien...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Alex Halperin Tags: Cannabis Biology Science Drugs Society Source Type: news

Cannabis from yeast: will synthetic pot help grow the industry?
Much like making craft beer, yeast enzymes can be used to create THC and CBD, the active chemicals found in marijuanaUnlike other modern high growth industries, the pot business doesn ’t require a doctorate in science, or even a college degree. Much of the economic hype which surrounds the industry depends on it remaining an agricultural product. But it might not always be that way.In September, the Boston-basedGinkgo Bioworks, which calls itself “the organism company”, landed a deal worth approximately $100m withCronos Group, one of Canada ’s most prominent cannabis companies. Ginkgo promises to produce the active...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Alex Halperin Tags: Cannabis Biology Science Source Type: news

Related Beal selling Ginkgo Bioworks ’ South Boston HQ
Real estate investment and development firm Related Beal is listing its leasehold interest in 27 Drydock Ave., an office and laboratory building on the edge of Boston ’s Seaport District that’s populated with several life-sciences tenants.  “There is great demand for lab space and facilities, particularly in the Seaport District,” said Stephen Faber, executive vice president at Related Beal. “Having repositioned 27 Drydock with our infrastructure inve stments, growth of our existing tenant… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 26, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Catherine Carlock Source Type: news

Auris Health named to CNBC Disruptor 50 list
Auris Health, previously known as Auris Surgical Robotics, has been named to to CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list, and is the only medical device company to be included. The Redwood City, Calif.-based company was selected due to its focus on lung cancer, which CNBC said kills more individuals in the US than any other type of cancer, and its founder, robotic surgical pioneer and intuitive surgical founder Dr. Frederic Moll. The company has already raised $513 million in equity capital from major tech investors and recently won FDA approval for its robotic Monarch Platform. Topping the list are Elon Musk’s SpaceX, ridesharing se...
Source: Mass Device - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Robotics aurishealth Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Can Ginkgo biloba prevent memory loss?
Ginkgo biloba extract, derived from the leaves of the Ginkgo biloba tree, is often touted as a memory aid. But it appears unlikely that Ginkgo biloba extract can slow or prevent age-related memory problems, or memory loss associated with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease. Several small, early studies showed modest improvements in cognitive function [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks unveil joint venture, Joyn Bio, and establish operations in Boston and West Sacramento
Joyn Bio’s initial efforts focus on nitrogen fixation to enhance sustainability in agriculture / Researchers will broadly explore application of beneficial microbes to plants for next generation solutions to agriculture’s biggest challenges / Dr. Mike Miille appointed as CEO (Source: Bayer Company News)
Source: Bayer Company News - March 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Herbal Supplements May Be Dangerous When You Take Certain Prescription Drugs
A number of common herbal supplements, including green tea and Ginkgo biloba, can interact with prescription medications, according to a new research review published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. These interactions can make drugs less effective—and may even be dangerous or deadly. Doctors know that herbs can affect medication regimens, wrote the researchers, from the South African Medical Research Council, in their new paper. But because people often don’t disclose to their healthcare providers what over-the-counter drugs and supplements they’re taking, it’s difficult for scienti...
Source: TIME: Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan Tags: Uncategorized are herbal supplements safe are supplements safe drug interactions drug side effects green tea healthytime herbal drugs medicine onetime supplement safety warfarin Source Type: news

Mixing herbal remedies and conventional drugs 'could be harmful'
Alternative treatments could alter effects of prescription medication, warn researchersHerbal remedies such as St John ’s wort, ginseng and ginkgo biloba could have harmful interactions with conventional drugs, scientists have warned.In an extensive review of the medical literature, the team uncovered dozens of cases in which alternative treatments appeared to have altered the effects of prescription medication, either diluting it, making it more potent or causing potentially dangerous side effects.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Medical research Alternative medicine Health & wellbeing Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke: This herbal extract could improve brain function
Those who have experienced ischemic stroke may benefit from taking a combination of ginkgo biloba extract and aspirin, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Herbal supplement boosts memory in stroke survivors
Researchers from Nanjing University in China found ginkgo bilboa improves stroke sufferers' attention, reflexes and language skills in as little as 12 weeks when taken with aspirin, which thins the blood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ginkgo Biloba Use After Stroke Tied to Less Cognitive Decline
Ginkgo biloba extract plus aspirin is associated with less cognitive decline following stroke, compared with aspirin alone, according to a study in Stroke and Vascular... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - December 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news