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New drug helps boost cancer treatment

...sease stabilized. Further studies of the drug are continuing in colorectal, head, neck, pancreatic and lung cancer. The monoclonal antibody was well tolerated by the patients. The most common side effect attributed to the drug was an acne-like skin rash that occurs because skin cells also contain large amounts...

Quit Smoking

...lf took a placebo. At year's end, 55% of the group continuing to take bupropion were abstinent, compared to 42% in the placebo group. Zyban has been licensed as a prescription drug by the Health Ministry. But the dosage of the active ingredient in Zyban is significantly less than the amount taken for depress...

Smoking Delays Pregnancy

... as non-smokers. The growing body of evidence that continuing to smoke while attempting to become pregnant may increase time to conception suggests that greater emphasis on this public health message is warranted. Current opinion on smoking cessation favours total abstinence rather than gradual reduction as ...

Heart attack risk starts at 20

...disease outweighs the risks of side effects. "The continuing message is that adoption of healthy life habits remains the cornerstone of primary prevention, including the avoidance of tobacco (including secondhand smoke), healthy dietary patterns, weight control, and regular, appropriate exercise," the panel wr...

Preventing mental decline in the aged

...t lifelong learning, mental and physical exercise, continuing social engagement, stress reduction, and proper nutrition may be important factors when it comes to cognitive vitality in the aging. Another area that could help seniors keep their cognitive ability is therapeutic strategies. Researchers say antiox...

Treatment over a longer period for blood clotting

...s thromboembolism by up to 81 percent, doctors are continuing to walk a tightrope for dosing medicine for patients with venous thromboembolism. Although low-intensity warfarin may prevent recurrent venous thromboembolism it is unclear what dosage doctors need to give to prevent recurrence and not cause major bl...

Same molecule found in meat, milk, tumors

...r indifference to Neu5Gc. However, most humans are continuing to make antibodies against Neu5Gc." It could be that the damage only builds up over years -- and that as people live longer, the consequences make themselves felt. "However, we are now living longer and the question arises whether the gradual acc...

Low-Tar Cigarettes As dangerous As High-Tar Cigarettes

...metimes switch to lower tar cigarettes in hopes of continuing with their habit and hoping to not experience the consequences of higher tar cigarettes.// Non-filter cigarettes make up less than 1 percent of sales in the United States and United Kingdom. A new study shows the risk for lung cancer is the same for...

A Word Of Caution For Tampon Users

...ow, and use pads in the evenings. Researchers are continuing to study the reasons for the increase in incidents, especially since women are becoming immune to the antibiotics that are being prescribed to treat TSS....

Blood Transfusion A Likely Cause For A Rare And Fatal Brain Disorder

...ever researchers conclude saying that the need for continuing surveillance for vCJD is required ....

Shrinking Birthmark’s

...t and they came out successful with the birthmarks continuing to shrink at follow-up visits....

Folic Acid Supplementation During Pregnancy Could Help Prevent Spina Bifida

... and metabolism. Researchers conclude saying that continuing advances in understanding of the human genome are providing new opportunities to understand the causes of this disorder and offer the prospect of developing new strategies for the prevention of spina bifida....

Vaccine to cure smoking

...ums or nicotine patches. If successful in all the continuing third phase of the trial, then the vaccine will go a long way in decreasing the risks of cancer and other diseases suffered by smokers....

Arthritis risk reduced by exercise

...t of joint deformity, extensive cartilage loss and continuing pain....

East Or West Yoga Is The Best

...f they are overstretched. The yoga expert sees a continuing booming market for certain groups like old people or employees at the workplace. Yoga for pregnant women and children has been on offer for years. "Business yoga for managers is really popular," according to Schramm. -(DPA)...

Change In Diet May Slow The Progression Of Prostate Cancer

...ho hope to prevent it. They also say that they are continuing to follow the trial patients to determine the effects of their changes in diet and lifestyle on morbidity and mortality....

General Anesthesia For Heroin Detoxification Is No Good

...e high relapse rates, partly due to the absence of continuing treatment. These problems have given rise, in the past 15 years, to ultra-rapid, or anesthesia-assisted opioid detoxification, which involves administering an opioid antagonist drug to neutralize the effects of heroin while the patient is unconscio...

Encephalitis Deaths Cross 220 in Uttar Pradesh

... Encephalitis is a mosquito borne disease and is continuing to spread across the state since it broke out July 29 and has also spread to neighboring country Nepal. Now authorities are rushing experts from Lucknow's Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences to the worst affected districts in t...

Pharma Companies May Influence The Decisions Of Medical Students

...es and most of the $1.54 billion spent annually on continuing medical education. Drug company–physician interaction presents information favoring the sponsor’s product and increases the likelihood of prescribing that product. Prescribing may be inconsistent with evidence-based guidelines and may reflect the pre...

Active Lifestyle Helps To Slowdown Illness In Alzheimer's Patients

...dreds of elderly people may be a long way off, but continuing social interaction and activity can keep patients mentally agile and slow the crippling illness, say experts.// "Not many know that Alzheimer's is a disease and not a normal process of ageing with phases of forgetfulness and slowing down of activiti...

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(Date:6/26/2015)... ATL Technology, LLC, a top provider of electromechanical contract manufacturing ... headquartered in Springville, Utah , has announced ... corporation with locations in Santa Clara, CA ... ). This acquisition will incorporate MedConx,s manufacturing facility ... existing facility in Costa Rica , resulting ...
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