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Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors

...physician thinks an advertised drug isn't the best choice for a patient who demands it. He also added that ads have tuned into a competition "to see who can sell more of their anthistamines of nasal sprays. The patient is at best incompletely informed and at worst deluded. Hence the proposed resolution ask...

Acupuncture provides relief

...urnal points out that laser acupuncture was a good choice of control when the trial was designed because the patient undergoing treatment still thinks of themselves as receiving a valid form of acupuncture treatment. But the small difference between the acupuncture group and the control group suggests the ...

Toxic effects common with AIDS treatments

...levels of drug combinations are similar, treatment choice will depend on the toxic effects of the drugs. Therefore, the data may be useful as a reference for future analyses of adverse effects of different treatment regimens. // Dr Jacques Fellay from the University Hospital of Lausanne, and colleagues fr...

Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine

...nation. In summary, it is an excellent method of choice to evaluate the thoracic aorta, pulmonary arteires, abdominal aorta and its branches (renal and mesenteric arteries).MRA is also useful in patients for who surgery is anticipated and these conditions include, tumors, aneurysms, vascular malformations...

Medications for depression

...re effort could perhaps be made to give patients a choice of treatments for depression....

Choose your mate

...esearch the descendants of females who are given a choice to select their partners live longer than those wh...e females in tubes with seven males so that female choice and male contest could come into action. The experiment was carried out on fruit flies of a wide var...

OxyContin Abuse Continues To Rise

...ials now say that OxyContin has become the pill of choice for many addicts. OxyContin is designed to treat moderate to severe, chronic pain. The drug's classification requires patients to present a written prescription to a pharmacist. Its time-released form allows patients to take it once every 12 hours. ...

Headache splitter

...sants require a prescription, they may be a better choice than over- the counter pain relievers, which can trigger rebound attacks in chronic sufferers....

Assessment for hearing aid implants in the process

...tic hearing aid. // Now, however, there's another choice - an implant into the middle ear which directly vibrates the surrounding bones. Researchers in the US have surveyed 100 adults fitted with one of the implants. They find that 70 per cent reported improvement in the quality of life, and most retained ...

Men happy to take contraception

...e disappointing," said Dr Weston. The most popular choice was a daily regime of pills, with 33 per cent of respondents showing a preference for it. This is probably because men are looking at what their partners are taking, and thinking that is what contraception is, Dr Weston suggested. Men who said they ...

Eating chocolate makes you happy

... cent in the chocolate-deprived group. In the free choice group, 60 per cent felt happy. Dr. Adrian Owen, a neuroscientist at the University of Cambridge, said that recent brain imaging studies have shed new light on why chocolate has an impact on mood. It's often assumed that chocolate contains psychoact...

Ideal therapy for warts

... containing salicylic acid remain the treatment of choice for this common medical condition. Viral warts are benign lesions of the skin that will usually clear up eventually on their own. Anyhow, warts that appear on hands or feet can cause social problems for people because those are on such visible parts...

Back pain treated with Opioids

... be low. Longer-acting opioids seem to be the best choice for the back pain patient. The researchers acknowledge that there is a great deal of prejudice among the medical community and the public against the widespread use of opioids, even for cancer. The drugs have an 'illicit' image and it's often belie...

Spurt in hospital admissions following football shoot-outs

...any other cause. The viewers however, only have a choice of finding some positive ways of dealing with the stress, considering that the football authorities are not likely to change the rules of the game!...

The Happiness Formula....

...on to personal health, finance, safety, freedom of choice and sense of community? 4. Can you call on the support of people close to you, immerse yourself in what you are doing, meet your expectations and engage in activities that give you a sense of purpose? Life coach Pete Cohen who co-wrote the study and...

Blood pressure control with ACE inhibitor or diuretic?

... also stated that irrespective of the studies, the choice of agent that best suits the patient and the agent with which they are most compliant and comfortable would be the agent of choice....

Test tube babies, 25 years later

... until delivery.// IVF is usually the treatment of choice for a woman with blocked or absent fallopian tubes, through which the egg travels from the ovary to the uterus. "It's hard to look back and remember how surprising and shocking that was -- that human beings can actually be made outside the body," sa...

Angioplasty Should be the Standard

...study finds angioplasty should be the treatment of choice for heart attack patients, even if the hospital they initially //go to doesn't offer angioplasty services and they have to be transferred to another facility for treatment. Research has shown heart attack patients fare better when they are treated w...

Easier Treatment for Blood Clot

...ndaparinux, it could become the first treatment of choice for many patients with a pulmonary embolism....

Transplants Help Liver Cancer Patients

...agnosed early, transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with liver cancer and advanced cirrhosis."...

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