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New Drug in Diabetic Neuropathy

...sas. This drug showed a definite reduction of pain compared to placebo. What does this mean for India? Well, my uncle, the neurologist, will be pretty happy....

Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

...ead" each gene. "Mapping the human genome has been compared with putting a man on the moon, but I believe it is more than that," said Dr. Michael Dexter, the director of the Wellcome Trust, which funded the British part of the Human Genome Project. "This is the outstanding achievement not only of our lifetime...

One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains

...thout chest pains died during their heart attacks, compared to one in 10 patients with chest pains....

Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives

...arch published in The Lancet medical journal, they compared the doses of painkillers given to 238 dying patients to determine the impact on their survival."There is no connection between competent symptom control and euthanasia," said Nigel Sykes, one of the authors of the study."This study dispels the myth t...

A prescription cream for unwanted facial hair

... States to treat this condition. It was effective, compared to placebo, in approximately 25% of women who used it during the pre-release clinical trials. Although Vaniqa currently appears have few side effects, when used as directed, post-release experience often modifies the safety profile for new drugs....

Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants

... on the Mental and Psychomotor Development Indexes compared with a population mean, 19% were classified as severely disabled, while 11% were classified as having "other disability." In addition, 10% of the children had severe neuromotor disability, and another 14% had other neuromotor disabilities. Most of th...

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...04) in the first 24 hours after the operation when compared to placebo-treated kids. The results were especially dramatic in patients who had undergone operations that lasted four or more hours. The results suggest that low levels of thyroid hormone may be potentially harmful for patients who have seriou...

Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

...ourth week after the start of treatment, the group compared changes in nasal inspiratory peak flow and visual ...significant objective improvement in nasal airflow compared with theplacebo group (mean difference 19.8 L/min). While both groups reported an improvement in s...

Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...rom ischemic heart disease at more than two to one compared to those who scored better on the lung function test. It neared that same ratio for women. The study results were adjusted for risk factors for heart disease. Holger J. SchUnemann, M.D., from the State University of New York at Buffalo, says, "It ...

Patients With Filariasis More Prone To HIV Infection

...from individuals with untreated filarial infection compared to PBMCs from infected patients treated with antif... isolated from patients treated with antifilarials compared with those from untreated individuals particularly with respect to replication of M tropic HIV. Thi...

Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

...MI [Myocardial Infarction] after a major game. As compared to the number of death 5 days before and after the event, the number of deaths among men on the day of the event was documented as being higher by 50% more than the normal statistics. This change, however is not evident in the women population. Ment...

Heart disease in the newborn is related to maternal malnutrition

...w born. The researchers studied 700 odd cases and compared maternal malnutrition in the first, second and thi...hers were malnourished in the first trimester when compared to second and third trimesters. And these findings are independent of birth weight the scientists sa...

Eating disorder in Diabetic girls lead to eyesight damage.

...s were more likely to have an eating disorder when compared with non-diabetic girls. Some reported binge eating and used to take less than their prescribed dose of insulin in order to lose weight. Under dosing of insulin lead to early onset of diabetes related complications and are associated with increased r...

Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

...e developed fewer protein deposits in their brains compared with unvaccinated animals. These results are reported in Nature. Whether the protein deposits actually cause dementia in people is something of an open question among Alzheimer’s researchers. However, the mouse models don’t seem to show the same ne...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...henever the other group received the vaccine. When compared after the two-year period the difference was startling. While the symptoms came down by 49% in the group, which received the grass pollen vaccine, the medication requirements came down by 80% and the asthmatic chest symptoms like coughing and breath...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...henever the other group received the vaccine. When compared after the two-year period the difference was startling. While the symptoms came down by 49% in the group, which received the grass pollen vaccine, the medication requirements came down by 80% and the asthmatic chest symptoms like coughing and breat...

Morning after pill effective up to five days after having unprotected sex

... women were followed up and the pregnancy rate was compared between the two groups. It was surprising that there was hardly any difference between the two groups thereby proving that taking the morning after pill up to 5 days after having unprotected sex was indeed a wise thing to do....

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

...1 and said the situation in the State had improved compared to the previous decade. Ms. Sabitha Naqvi, from UNICEF, New Delhi, stressed the importance of roping celebrities and film personalities into the anti-foeticide campaign. Mrs. Latha Rajanikanth, correspondent, Ashram School, Chennai, lighted a tradit...

Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

... been breast-fed were less likely to be overweight compared with those who were raised mostly or exclusively on formula milk. Kids fed mainly on breast milk for the first 6 months of life were 22% less likely to be overweight by age 14. Also it was found that the longer the children were breast-fed, the c...

ATG useful in transplant patients as substitute for steroids

...-free patients developed post-transplant diabetes, compared to 14 percent in the steroid group, and only 50 pe...t ATG developed recurrent hepatitis C or diabetes, compared to 70 percent of those on steroid treatment. For those who are contemplating transplants but are w...

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