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Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes

... researchers protects the body against diabetes by acting on the free radicals produced in the body which cause the complications of the disease. Diabetics have an abnormally high levels of free radicals in the body due to the high levels of glucose in the blood. Also researchers showed that vitamin E cur...

Babies of the deaf communicate

... babbling serves a linguistic purpose, rather than acting solely as an accidental byproduct of jaw motion....

FDA attacks American Red Cross for blood violations

...violations in its blood collection program. FDA is acting today to ensure that the Red Cross takes much more seriously its role as guardian of the safety of the nation's blood supply, which is essential to the public health. // Despite a promise made by the Red Cross in a 1993 consent decree to make subst...

Teen smoking declines

...id tobacco-related health threats." Glen Hanson, acting director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, added: "We hope that our concerted effort to give adolescents science-based information about the health risks of ecstasy and other drugs will contribute to a further reduction in the use of these dru...

Unpredictable Premature Birth

... prediction of premature labour. Dr Nancy Green, acting director of the US-based March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, said, "Once again, we see that it’s nearly impossible with the technology we have today to accurately predict who is going to give birth to a premature baby. If we truly want to help m...

Babies of the deaf communicate

... babbling serves a linguistic purpose, rather than acting solely as an accidental byproduct of jaw motion....

A new discovery about Acetaminophen

...vered, may interpret the reasons for acetaminophen acting differently from other painkillers. //Acetaminophen (paracetamol in the UK) is known to relieve pain and fever, but not inflammation. Whereas aspirin and ibuprofen tackle inflammation too and are known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAID...

A new discovery about Acetaminophen

...vered, may interpret the reasons for acetaminophen acting differently from other painkillers. //Acetaminophen (paracetamol in the UK) is known to relieve pain and fever, but not inflammation. Whereas aspirin and ibuprofen tackle inflammation too and are known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAID...

Hepatitis shots is promising

...tment includes weekly injections of Pegasys,a long acting form of interferon called pegylated interferon.It could be approved for U.S sale next month.A similar drug was also lauched last year and both of which are given with daily antiviral pilscalled ribavirin....

Better diabetes treatment promises Vanadium

...ng the insulin levels. It indicated that BMOV was acting as an insulin sensitising agent. The compound also reduced the cholesterol levels in diabetic animals that have raised levels of cholesterol in comparison with normal animals. However, treatment did not have any significant effect on cholesterol leve...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...clamp down on tobacco smuggling.// “Today, we are acting to save billions of lives and protect people’s hea...ties for a healthy life. By signing, ratifying and acting on this Tobacco Convention, we can live up to this responsibility,” said Dr Brundtland. To bring the...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

... clamp down on tobacco smuggling.// “Today, we are acting to save billions of lives and protect people’s hea...ties for a healthy life. By signing, ratifying and acting on this Tobacco Convention, we can live up to this responsibility,” said Dr Brundtland. To bring the...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...clamp down on tobacco smuggling.// “Today, we are acting to save billions of lives and protect people’s hea...ties for a healthy life. By signing, ratifying and acting on this Tobacco Convention, we can live up to this responsibility,” said Dr Brundtland. To bring the...

Bone Marrow Cells Could Yield A New Lease of Life

...esting some of the bone marrow cells were actually acting as stem cells -- basic cells capable of developing into any type of cell in the body, and once thought to be found only in human embryos. Researchers found cells in the women’s brains with the male, or “Y”, chromosome, essentially meaning the women...

Effect of estrogen on behavior difference between sexes

...r removal of feminine traits from man. This starts acting even before the birth of the individual. This process seems to be the main neurological factor that distinguishes the male from the female. Only estrogen and estrogen receptor affect the male fetus as the females are exposed to this hormone after bir...

Drug for cancer may help restrict premature labor

...cts the human smooth muscle cells of the uterus by acting on the pregnancy hormone Human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG). In pregnancy the placenta produces large amounts of hCG. This hormone activates the number of CG/LH receptors on the smooth muscle cells of the uterus that keeps the uterine walls in a r...

Justifying the use of letrozole for inducing ovulation

...for a short duration of 5 days its effect is short acting and the side effects would be minimum or practically nil. It is also said that since the drug is administered before ovulation and fertilization, there is no question of teratogenicity (malformation of the fetus) when compared to injectible gonado tr...

Influenza Avian Flu strain has become more contagious and dangerous.

...ral host for H5N1 influenza virus, these ducks are acting as reservoir for the virus without infecting them, and this new evolving strain has killed a large number of birds. Since 2002, this flu virus strain has continuously reverted his characters to form less dangerous to the ducks but is still able to ca...

Dengue Outbreak in Kolkata, Four Dead

...which have posh apartments as well as slums. The acting Chief Minister Mohammed Amin along with Urban Development Minister is monitoring the situation. Hopefully, with appropriate action, the spread of the disease would be limited. Source: Indo-Asian News Service...

Aromatase Inhibitors drug Femara after Tamoxifen therapy protects from breast cancer recurrence

...bitors lower the levels of estrogen in the body by acting on the Aromatase enzyme involved in making estrogen. The study was conducted in 5000 postmenopausal women who have finished their 5 years tamoxifen therapy and they were given femara for an other 5 years. Though the overall survival rates of both th...

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