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New Drug in Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic Neuropathy can be a painful condition which is a very agonizing nighttime pain seen in diabetics. However, new hope lies with experimental drug, memantine, which blocks NMDA receptors, which are believed to mediate pain effects in diabetic neuropathy being research...

New Drug for Bronchial Asthma

...cularly useful in bronchial asthma where an attack can be brought by a number of noxious and non-noxious ...s that apply to the Indian context? Well, first we can try by ridding ourselves of pollution and other noxious stimulants....

Advances in Treatment of Cataracts

...passage of light to the retina. These obstructions can lead to vision loss. //Cataract is a major cause of blindness in India. Modern corrective surgery requires implantation of artificial lenses, however these implants often leave patients dependent on eyeglasses. But now, a recent study at Harvard Medi...

Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers

...of people all over the world. Anti-arthritic drugs can cause side effects and surgery can be expensive, however there is hope from a natural product liquid glucosamine and chondroitin sulfat...

Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt

...r allergies, the presence of endotoxin in the home can exacerbate the disease. For more information about asthma and endotoxin,e-mail: lungline@njc.org....

Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men

... More research is required before firm conclusions can be derived from this news....

Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...s was vasovagal syncope, or fainting spells, which can be caused by extremely low blood pressure, a heart-rhythm disorder or other conditions. Many of the heart and circulation problems could be treated with medication or a pacemaker....

Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue

...ing evidence that lowering systolic blood pressure can save lives. High blood pressure, or hypertension, ...d-leading causes of death among Americans. It also can lead to other conditions, such as congestive heart failure, kidney damage, dementia, and blindness. ...

NEW ROBOTIC SURGERY ARM APPROVED BY FDA

...ole with a computer and video monitor. The surgeon can use hand grips and foot pedals on the console to control three robotic arms that can perform the surgery using a variety of surgical tools. The product, the Da Vinci Surgical System, ma...

Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli

...tion, begins with vomiting and bloody diarrhea and can ultimately result in kidney failure. Based on this new study, physicians should avoid giving antibiotics to children with E. coli infections, principal author of the study Dr. Philip I. stated....

First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans

...ts that white blood cells activated by the vaccine can destroy virus-infected cells. For HIV, this approach may be more effective than the traditional vaccine approach of stimulating antibodies."...

New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking

... opens up an exciting new avenue of treatment that can help smokers substantially reduce their exposure to tobacco smoke while they overcome the addiction to nicotine that makes it so hard to quit."...

Antibiotics Helps Autism

...experience a colonization of bacteria in the bowel can be helped by antibiotic vancomycin. Interestingly the study was done after the autistic son of a researcher was treated with antibiotics for an ear problem and showed improvement of his symptoms. Researchers at present are not sure why the therapy ...

Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

Livers can be regenerated using stem cells from blood -- an ...t stem cells, known as "master cells" because they can produce a variety of different kinds of cells, might one day be manipulated to create custom-grown o...

A Porcine Dolly

... finds that porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERV) can be transmitted across species. These viruses cause...mice remain as healthy as immunosuppressed animals can be. Needles to say that the jury is still out on using pigs as a granary for much need organs for tr...

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

... in recent years that transient hypothyroidism can be dangerous in some cases.Children and adults with highly depressed thyroid function fare worse following cardiac surgery than patients with mildly lowered thyroid function. The Heidelberg group conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-control...

Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis

...s as foreign and generates an immune response that can exacerbate the disease. Naked DNA vaccination technology may counter these undesirable effects. This consists of introducing engineered genes based on the culprit peptides into the body. When the patient's immune system sees these genes as outside in...

Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief

Many more patients with chronic pancreatitis can safely turn to a minimally invasive operation for long-term pain relief, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins University physicians. Endoscopic therapy is an effective alternative to more invasive surgery or drugs, says Anthony N. Kalloo, MD, ...

New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association

...ministering chest compressions. Instead the person can "check for lifelessness" using breath, movement and response to stimulation as indicators. At least 35 percent of trained and untrained rescuers are wrong about whether or not a victim has a pulse. The United Kingdom and European Resuscitation Counci...

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

A test for fetal fibronectin can predict whether a pregnant woman is at risk for ea...ication, and patient presentation; The marker that can identify at-risk women is fetal fibronectin (fFN).A glycoprotein that is secreted by the fetal membr...

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