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New Drug in Diabetic Neuropathy
...rug, memantine, which blocks NMDA receptors, which are
believed to mediate pain effects in diabetic neuropathy being researched by Central Arkansas Research, Arkansas. This drug showed a definite reduction of pain compared to placebo. What does this mean for India? Well, my uncle, the neurolog...
Immunosupressants for Eczema
...drugs that have come out in the recent years which are
astounding and here is another. Using Tacrolimus, the agent which was devised for liver transplantat...
Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India
...on of kidney disease and treatment of hypertension are
essential for diabetics....
Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt
... from 11.6.00 of The Lancet. Because asthma rates are
very low in many agriculture-based countries and f...d in these communities, where allergies and asthma are
uncommon, may be early childhood exposure to environmental endotoxin. This may be an important clue ...
Fibroids unlikely to Turn Cancerous
Women should get a second medical opinion if they are
told to consider a hysterectomy because they have ...he Stanford University School of Medicine.Fibroids are
benign growths in the uterus which sometimes cause discomfort, pain and bleeding. According to Dr. K...
Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk
...ls. Two strains of the human papilloma virus (HPV) are
associated with an increased chance of getting the...sults show that women with low levels of infection are
at extremely low risk of developing cervical cancer within 10 years, the implications are
Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph
...aracters form the genes and this makes us what we are
and determines our susceptibility to illnesses like cancer or diabetes. Mapping involves three separate steps: sequencing, assembling and annotating the genes. In the sequencing phase, researchers identified the approximate 3.5 billion chemical lette...
Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
...ent for prostate cancer in which radioactive seeds are
implanted in the prostate to destroy the tumor received support Friday from doctors writing therapy guidelines for the prestigious 17-hospital National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. This type of therapy is known...
Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men
...not high levels of cholesterol but low levels that are
making news. Recent reports are
indicating that Low levels of Cholesterol maybe linked to depression and violent behavior. A new stu...
Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem
... Centre in the UK, told Reuters Health. People who are
believed to have epilepsy, but whose symptoms are
not controlled by medication, should be considered for several relatively simple tests to see whethe...
Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia
...s who performed the surgery said that patients who are
operated in this way may not have to go to the int...s. Then we shrunk the size of the incision. Now we are
working on a robotic method that requires only 5-mm pin-size holes. We are
basically eliminating inc...
AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent
...onal AIDS Conference, researchers and AIDS workers are
sounding the alarm for what many consider to be th...m Africa, to avoid the mistakes, but nationally we are
repeating the same thing," "What South Africa has gone through 10 years back India is going through ...
Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE
Those who suffer symptoms of depression are
at an increased risk of stroke, according to researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In particular, depressed African Americans showed the largest increase in stroke risk. Those people with the highest levels of depression ...
First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans
...eading researchers in cellular immunity, said: "We are
excited to begin trials for this approach. Our research indicates that this vaccine has a very good chance of stimulating cellular immune responses to HIV. Research also suggests that white blood cells activated by the vaccine can destroy virus-infec...
Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients
...t while they don't know for sure until the results are
finalized, "It looks like it works". He also says ...ug.However the exact mechanism of why amphetamines are
effective in stroke patients in unknown....
Antibiotics Helps Autism
...50 children is affected by autism. Currently there are
no treatments for this complex condition. Research...mprovement of his symptoms. Researchers at present are
not sure why the therapy works, they hypothesize that it may be that the symptoms of autism are
Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver
...with healthy bone marrow. <br.Various studies are
just starting to suggest that at least some of these stem cells have the power, under the right circumstances, to give rise not only to the various kinds of blood cells but also to cells from other organs. <br.He said other studies suggest that ...
Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs
... has is to increase fat combustion, so the animals are
burning more fat," Dr John Clapham, of SmithKline Beecham, said."They eat more because they have a higher metabolic rate but it is true they eat more and weigh less." Like exercise, the excess UCP3 causes the mice to burn more fat but without the p...
Potential New Cancer Gene Identified
...rican Cancer Society, aproximately 57,000 children are
diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma per year in the United States, representing about 6% of cancers in children. While aggressive, Burkitt's lymphoma responds well to chemotherapy, and has a 90% survival rate if the tumor has not spread beyond the ...
Serum Progesterone Helps Stratify Ectopic Pregnancy Risk
... department patients with no strong clinical signs are
at low risk of ectopic pregnancy, according to a report in the August issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine. They measured progesterone levels in 716 first-trimester patients who presented to an emergency department with abdominal pain or vagin...
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