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Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

... be able to grow their own liver transplants using bone marrow. This adds to a growing body of evidence th... examined the livers of two women who had received bone marrow transplants from men. Bone marrow is rich in stem cells and is routinely used to help patient...

Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers

... including those with thyroid, brain, lung, colon, bone and prostate cancers, and also lymphoma....

Glivec - New Hope For CMC Patients

...Glivec. Glivec comes as an alternative to painful bone marrow transplants and - interferon, a more toxic injectable treatment....

Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!

...p by strengthening their bones by increasing their bone density. They say the anti-oxidants found in tea are 100 times more powerful than vitamin C and 25 times stronger than vitamin E. All this might tempt even the staunch tea haters to join the tea club. And with the mushrooming tea cafes and coffee pu...

Parke-Davis (India) runs into rough weather – Court orders attachment of asset

...he case will come up for hearing on May 29th. The bone of contention between the employees and the managements is the voluntary retirement scheme. The former employees allege that the management forced them to accept VRS without granting them sufficient time to think on it. The vacation court has direc...

Vitamin Shields Brittle Bones

Osteoporosis, wherein the density of the bone is lost and becomes brittle, is one of the dreaded...estrogen, which is responsible for maintaining the bone density. Dr. Sunil J. Wimalawansa, of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, has show...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...ch too many white blood cells are produced in the bone marrow. In the early stages of CML, most patients ...isease progresses slowly. In the chronic phase, bone marrow transplantation is the only known cure. But there are many problems and side effects regardin...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...ch too many white blood cells are produced in the bone marrow. In the early stages of CML, most patients ...isease progresses slowly. In the chronic phase, bone marrow transplantation is the only known cure. But there are many problems and side effects regardin...

Arthroscopy for Ankles

...fferent ankle problems, including ligament damage, bone chips and recurrent pain from end-stage arthritis....centimeter incision and possibly having to break a bone to get into a joint, Stienstra says. Patients with ankle damage caused by arthritis or injury can b...

Double impact vaccine

...reatment for lymphoma. High dose chemotherapy with bone marrow transplantation is given in case of relapse. If proved effective, the treatment derived from measles vaccine virus would become another treatment option for patients with relapsed lymphoma....

New treatment for Osteoporosis

... have created forms of sex hormones that will keep bone cells alive, at the same time not increase the ris...hanges the gene expression. The team found that in bone cells, oestrogen can also trigger a signal preventing the cells from dying thereby prolonging their ...

Novartis files application with FDA for Zometa

...eting authorization for Zometa in the treatment of bone complications associated with a broad range of tum... fractures, compression of the spinal cord, severe bone pain and hypercalcemia.// Zometa is a new generation intravenous bisphosphonate that was approved ...

Osteoporosis in men

...ightly called because it robs individuals of their bone strength without showing any symptoms. Osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to thin, weaken and break easily, affects women and men, nearly half of all people over the age of 75. One in eight men over age 50 will have an osteoporotic fracture...

Low testosterone levels lead to eating disorders

...k of essential nutrients, particularly calcium.Low bone mineral density (BMD) can lead to osteoporosis, an...eight-bearing exercise without high impact aids in bone accretion, in addition to calcium and vitamin D intake."...

New therapy better at increasing bone density

...ogesterone therapy for older women increases their bone density.It is already well established that hormon...g 400 women, that this blend of hormones increases bone density in the spine by five per cent and in the hip by 3.9 per cent.// However, if they add an ac...

Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off

...category comprises agents, which limit the rate of bone loss and are referred to as ‘‘anti-resorption drugs’’. The second group of drugs promotes bone formation and is referred to as ‘‘bone forming drugs’’. // No single class of drugs is perceived ...

UV Radiation induces Melanoma

...dy, forming secondary tumours in the liver, lungs, bone or brain....

Hormone contraceptives lead to bone problems

...gesterone acetate or DMPA -- can cause significant bone loss when used long term. The younger you are when...om the time we are born, well into middle age, our bone mass is constantly breaking down and re-building, usually in a well-balanced design that keeps bone ...

Blood Pressure Drug may slow wasting in burn victims

..., the youngsters lost just 1 percent of muscle and bone mass over four weeks of recovery. The untreated gr... of patients, including many with crush and broken bone injuries from falls or car wrecks....

Estrogen Does Not Prevent Recurrent Strokes

...e symptoms, such as hot flashes, and in preserving bone mass....

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