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Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers

...Some excellent results with an approach based on a combination of the two supplements have been reported by many doctors from Europe and Asia. Glucosamine is a nutrient-rich formula for connective tissue and joints. It helps regenerate connective tissue, and may help prevent cartilage breakdown. One reason for t...

Another injectable contraceptive Pill approved by FDA

...ks Like many other birth control pills as it has a combination of the hormones progestin and estrogen. The shots must be administered by a health care provider. The FDA cautioned that women cannot go longer than 33 days between shots, or they will need a pregnancy testbefore the next injection....

Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer

...f Health doctors have agreed to a consensus on the combination therapy for the cancer.Dctors have agreed that the combination therapy for women with breast cancer is beneficial. Depending on a woman's stage of the disease the ...

Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap

...nnouncement of Indian firm Cipla that a three-drug combination for AIDS treatment would cost less than a U.S. dollar a day. Not to be left far behind rival firm Ranbaxy announced plans of its own production of anti retroviral drugs for AIDS treatment. This development brings to a head a series of developments i...

African HIV strains more resistant to anti HIV drugs

...of Africa. Protease inhibitors, the drugs used in combination therapy to fight HIV infection, were all designed to treat HIV-B. These findings find a place in a report in the May 22nd issue of the journal - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Comparing the protease inhibitor to a key and the proteas...

ZD1839 Proves Effective - A Breakthrough in fighting Lung Cancer

...all cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as monotherapy and in combination with standard chemotherapy agents after segmental ...ovel toxicities were seen with ZD1839 treatment in combination with standard chemotherapy. In a second study, which addressed intermittent dosing of ZD1839 in Jap...

Glaxo launches pills to help smokers quit in 7-12 weeks

...l is not enough, the complete treatment involves a combination of counseling and regular use of Zyban", he said. The product, with a reported success rate of 30 per cent, has a couple of side-effects, mainly dry mouth and insomnia. "While dry mouth can be avoided by increasing fluid intake, insomnia can be redu...

New Laser Techniques cure degeneration of the eye

...the retinal tissue. This is a two-step process, a combination of a drug and brief exposure to a laser. This therapy is not a total cure, but it halts the progression of the disease. This treatment is quite expensive, since it requires trained skills. Doctors feel, the key to successful treatment is early self-...

Shock it to Heal!!

...ce the immune system. The device should be used in combination with other measures. According to the study, author Dr. Lawrence A Lavery of the University of Texas Health Sciences, "it is more promising than some pharmaceuticals that I've seen." Inspite of the fact the study results are quite promising larger ...

Double impact vaccine

...nd response to treatment. Chemotherapy alone or in combination with radiation therapy is the standard treatment 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 ...

Protective effects of tomatoes in prostate cancer

...aryland came forward with the explanation that the combination of these plant nutrients, called phytonutrients, including lycopene, which is highly concentrated in tomato products is responsible for the protective effects against cancer.But the epidemiological studies does not actually prove a cause-and-effect b...

Bayer Voluntarily Withdraws BAYCOL - A Drug Associated With 50 Deaths

... in elderly patients, and especially when taken in combination with another cholesterol-lowering drug called gemfibrozil. It said patients taking Baycol should consult their physicians about switching to another medication to control their cholesterol agents. Pharmacies will be instructed to return the product t...

Acupuncture for conception

...mind. Acupuncture specialists usually prescribe a combination of acupuncture therapy, diet and herbal medicines. Women are sometimes told to stay away from cold and raw foods, wheat and sugar. Some herbs are taken orally, others are burned near certain parts of the body. Acupuncture treatments can be once or tw...

Right drugs drastically cut stroke risk

...he disease was found to have been cut to half by a combination of drugs that keeps blood pressure in check. The s...er 5,00,000 of these could be prevented by using a combination of Perindopril (a high-blood pressure medication) and Indapamide (a diuretic). Additionally, the stu...

A new drug for cancer

...to a tumour. The new drug will probably be used in combination with other anti-cancer drugs. DMXAA will strike the first blow, weakening the cancer by starving it of blood. Then, hopefully, other drugs will finish it off. DMXAA should enter full clinical trials towards the end of next year....

Coronary heart disease bids Adieu

...s with a diet supplement of folic acid alone or in combination with cyanocobalamin. Dr.Tice from the University of California at San Francisco and colleagues used the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model to assess the cost effectiveness of lowering levels of homocystine through grains fortified with folic acid a...

A non-stick danger

... and other related polymers may release a chemical combination that exacerbates global warming and ozone-depletion in the stratosphere, the researchers concluded....

Male contraceptive in trial

...e drug, which is injected every three months, is a combination of hormones. In the trial, men are injected with a dose of progesterone, then a pellet of the male hormone testosterone is placed under the skin in the abdomen.Study coordinator Professor David Chater from the Royal Kings Hospital in UK says the tec...

The tall gene

Over 4cm of men's height is due to the combination of just two genes, according to a new study undertaken at the University of Melbourne.The research, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism this week, identifies one gene on chromosome 15 and one on the Y chromosome as contr...

Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels

...BB-94, angiostatin and endostatin, together with a combination of the last two, were tested. They found that if administered early enough all the drugs prevented the tumour from triggering the formation of blood vessels in more than half the cases where it should have occurred. All four drugs were effective, i...

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