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Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers

...ondroitin sulfates. Some excellent results with an approach based on a combination of the two supplements have been reported by many doctors from Europe and Asia. Glucosamine is a nutrient-rich formula for connective tissue and joints. It helps regenerate connective tissue, and may help prevent cartilage brea...

Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia

... was done under thoracic epidural anesthesia. This approach may help in discharging the patient early from the hospital. Dr. Zenati from the team of doctors who performed the surgery said that patients who are operated in this way may not have to go to the intensive care unit at all and this surgery may be un...

First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans

...ne can destroy virus-infected cells. For HIV, this approach may be more effective than the traditional vaccine approach of stimulating antibodies."...

Laboratory Testing Can Identify Risk of Pre-Term Labor and Delivery

...fer from diabetes and/or hypertension. The current approach for finding whether a woman will go into premature labor is the use of a clinical scoring system, risk classification, and patient presentation; The marker that can identify at-risk women is fetal fibronectin (fFN).A glycoprotein that is secreted by...

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...ing cause of asthma, marked the beginning of a new approach to treating asthma. The Guidelines recommended anti-inflammatory medications for long-term asthma control in people with frequent asthma symptoms, although data on their long term effects in children were limited. Said Lenfant, " CAMP provides scient...

Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

...d out in dedicated units using a multidisciplinary approach to ensure that couples receive adequate preconception counseling, detailed sexual health and fertility assessment, and careful monitoring of the woman's HIV status during treatment and pregnancy. ...

Man against HIV – new vaccine ready for human trials

...ears of dedicated work and employs an entirely new approach in tackling the virus. The idea is to block the virus from growing inside the body rather than trying to bolster the immune system against the virus as many vaccines try to do. TAT protein is an important protein in the virus, which is a key buildi...

Glaxo launches pills to help smokers quit in 7-12 weeks

...td. According to Dr. Chandrashekhar, a customized approach to the addiction was essential. "Just popping the pill is not enough, the complete treatment involves a combination of counseling and regular use of Zyban", he said. The product, with a reported success rate of 30 per cent, has a couple of side-effe...

Virus Combats Brain Tumour

...d. So let us wait for the day wherein these novel approach of therapy is yet another weapon for combatting cancer....

Soluble IL-4 Receptor - A new boon for asthmatics

...enesis of asthma and the potential benefit of this approach to therapy," Dr. Borish and colleagues conclude....

Detecting anomalies in heart rythm

... the linear relationship between data. The approach is to use model of non-linear dynamics, which describe heart rhythm- as an open complex system. This gives a better chance of detecting temporal changes in heartbeat rhythm and placing them in the context of the individual patients' health. The r...

Ear infection- a new treatment

... at Sydney Children's Hospital said it was a novel approach with impressive results. ...

A new drug for cancer

...mour's blood supply directly. It represents a new approach to cancer, for it constricts the tiny blood vessels that feed a tumour, as well as activating the immune system to release chemicals such as interferon and tumor necrosis factor. This will open up a second line of attack, causing the blood vessels to...

Stress can make you overweight

...timulate both appetite and the storage of fat. The approach of menopause puts women even more at risk due to waning sex hormones. Therefore people who near 40's should take care of their diet avoiding avoid refined starches like white bread, pasta, rice and potatoes. A high fibre diet, garins, fruits and ...

Medications to Prevent Relapse to Cocaine Use

...e first step in the development of a new medicinal approach to make it easier for a recovering addict to remain drug-free....

Stop smoking and reduce weight

...s for weight-concerned women assumed that the best approach to fostering smoking cessation was to help them prevent any weight gain after they quit smoking. This study, as well as other research, indicates that this assumption is not correct, and that directly reducing the concerns about weight, rather than t...

New snoring cure

...he University of California are trying a different approach - making the lesions with a needle electrode which feeds radiofrequency energy into the tissue. This is done in an area of the palate with few pain fibres so it doesn't hurt like the more standard treatment. And radiofrequency treatment works well ...

Aggressive blood pressure treatment needed

...e-up call for doctors - they should re-think their approach to older patients with high blood pressure and other risk factors....

Early Clue to Down Syndrome

...n London, says no other tests available to doctors approach the face picture's ability to detect Down syndrome. "The bone is white, whereas absence of bone produces a blackness," Nicolaides says. "In a place where you should be seeing a whiteness you are seeing a blackness." The combination of nasal bone sc...

A Chinese herb kills cancer cells

...yi of the University of Texas wondered if the same approach would work with cancer cells. For it's known that cancer cells often have much higher iron concentrations that healthy cells. Professor Henry and his team pumped up breast cancer //cells with iron and then introduced artemisinin and found that afte...

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