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Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off

...orosis, can be grouped into two classes. The first 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 to manag...

Medicis Pharmaceutical company enters pediatric market

...critical mass to assist with the entrance into the category of pediatrics. "We are pleased to announce our carefully planned entrance into the pediatric market with a transaction we expect to be accretive," said Jonah Shacknai, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medicis. Emmett Clemente, Ph.D., Chairma...

Too much coffee is too bad

...e-related bone loss.// Women in the high cafeeine category with the tt genotype lost bone density over 3 years, compared with no change in bone desity in women in the low caffeine group.Though the number of women with the tt genotype was found to be relatively small (six in the low caffeine group and five in...

AIDS drugs linked to heart attack risk

...DS often take three or more medicines, including a category of drugs called protease inhibitors that are a key ingredient of the pill combinations.// New research raises the possibility that life saving AIDS drugs may also increase the risk of heart trouble, though experts say the medicines' benefits outweigh...

Myth of 'female impotence' created to boost sales

...a companies sponsoring meetings are defining a new category of illness to boost the sales of these companies. Doctors caution that the danger in creating such a myth is that it is likely to encourage doctors to prescribe drugs to change sexual function when attention should be paid to other aspects of a woman...

Diabetics & Foot infections

...e study examined 1,660 patients in the ‘high risk’ category between September 2001 and October 2002 to study diabetes related foot problems like neuropathy, deformity and simple infections. Of the group, 1123 had problems like neuropathy and deformity and 533 patients suffered from infections. It was found th...

New genital gel could empower women against the AIDS epidemic

...rus. However, some of the other candidates in this category like the spermicide nonoxynol-9 have been found to increase HIV infection as attack and weaken vaginal cell walls, as well as the target virus. In the new study, researchers used a human antibody called b12 that binds an HIV coat protein and stops i...

Kidney Patients Risk Heart Attacks

...re that kidney patients fall into the highest risk category for cardiovascular disease. The American Heart Association also recommends physicians periodically test the kidney function of people with certain conditions including high blood pressure, diabetes and existing heart disease. From there, treatment ca...

Kidney Patients Risk Heart Attacks

...re that kidney patients fall into the highest risk category for cardiovascular disease. The American Heart Association also recommends physicians periodically test the kidney function of people with certain conditions including high blood pressure, diabetes and existing heart disease. From there, treatment ca...

Accuracy of Mammograms

...ight (BMI under 25). Women classified in the obese category one (BMI between 30 and 34) were 27 percent more likely to receive a call back, and those in obese categories II and III (BMI 35 or greater) were 31 percent more likely. Thus researchers say obese women have more than a 20-percent increased risk of ...

The Success Rate Of Angioplasty In Female Patients Low

... , the greater number of women in the advanced-age category and the higher prevalence of comorbid conditions in women played key roles in explaining the higher 30-day mortality rate in women than in men....

Body Weight Found To Affect Breast Cancer Survival

...udy, researchers found women in the highest weight category of 175 pounds and over experienced a 2.5-fold incr...east cancer compared to women in the lowest weight category of less than 133 pounds.It was found that women with estrogen receptor-negative cancer had a two-fol...

Understanding The Link Between Metabolic Syndrome And Drinking Patterns

...rchers say they found that drinkers in the highest category of intensity have a 60-percent greater risk of developing metabolic syndrome than those in the lowest category. Those at highest risk were females who consumed an average of four drinks per drinking day and males who consumed an average of six drinks...

Report on the Safety and Effectiveness of Melatonin supplements

...rs can also include insomnia, but patients in this category also have underlying mental disorders, such as psychoses or mood and anxiety disorders, neurological conditions such as dementia and Parkinson's disease, or chronic pulmonary disease. In its natural form, melatonin is produced by the brain's pineal ...

Strong possibility of delaying the progress of Alzheimer’s exist

... genetic factor that makes people in the high risk category for Alzheimer’s. The study also had found out that mild cognitive impairment can be predicting the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Reference: New England Journal of Medicine, issue April 2005...

Testicular cancer linked to high cholesterol

... associated with middle level of serum cholesterol category is about 1.3 times to a normal healthy person with low levels of cholesterol, while the risk can increase to 4.5 times for person falling in the highest level of serum cholesterol category.. For men in the age group of 15 to 44, testicular cancer is...

Race an important links to the risk of advanced colorectal cancer

...non-Hispanic whites. More interestingly within the category of Asian/Pacific Islander, risk of stage IV diseas...aiians compared to non-Hispanic whites. Within the category of Hispanic white, risk of stage IV disease and/or death compared to non-Hispanic whites was similar...

Cholesterol can be lowered using combination of Soy Proteins and Sterols

... billion market and it has been forecast that this category will grow by 60 per cent to reach nearly $5.7 billion by 2009 as food makers try to help prevent the biggest cause of deaths around the world....

With More Appearance Conscious Consumers The Need For Slimming Products Is Rapidly Rising

...nted the most valuable product and a still dynamic category although there was less dynamic growth in 2004 than the peak of 32 per cent in 2002. The survey also reveals that bars have taken over from instant lunches in 2003, meeting the needs of the increasingly hectic lifestyles of Belgians and their prefere...

New Healthy Weight Program Makes Healthy Eating More Interesting

...ger do you need to restrict your diet to a limited category of food. Choose from such great tasting dishes as Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Pearl Onions, Greek Salad with Feta Cheese and Kalamata Olives, and Chocolate Pudding Pie. An Action Guide to Weight-Loss Barriers – is the guide that helps you ide...

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