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Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...ieved to have epilepsy, but whose symptoms are not controlled by medication, should be considered for several relatively simple tests to see whether a heart problem is to blame, he said. In the study, Zaidi and his colleagues evaluated 74 people who had been diagnosed with epilepsy. Even though most were taking...

Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis

...es and chemokines. One way these diseases could be controlled is by immunizing patients with neutralizing antibodies directed against one or more of the proinflammatory peptides. Recent clinical trials have proven successful at inhibiting rheumatoid arthritis by using antibodies to counter inflammation-causing ...

Heart disease in the newborn is related to maternal malnutrition

...f coronary heart diseases in newborn babies can be controlled if the maternal nutrition during pregnancy is optimized. Taking into consideration that women modify their lifestyles for the babies in many ways than one, taking care to ensure that they are adequately nourished for the well being of the kids is not...

Vedic vibration technology- the new cure for arthritis

...ology. A study, titled 'A double-blind randomised controlled trial of Maharishi Vedic Vibration Technology in subjects with arthritis,' revealed that scientists succeeded in achieving 100 per cent relief from painful arthritis in 36 per cent of the patients treated and at least 60 per cent relief from pain in ...

Distraction therapy found very effective in postoperative patients

...mages and sounds from nature and have successfully controlled pain in patients following a painful procedure called bronchoscopy, which involves inserting the tube into the nose or the throat to see the lungs. Pain control was improved by around 43% in those who listened to the gurgle of a brook and looked at ...

New FDA Approved Drug To Treat Migraine

... side effects associated with the use of Axert. In controlled trials, Axert showed a low percentage of side effe... the pharmaceutical company, Pharmacia. Results of controlled clinical trials demonstrated that Axert was highly effective and well tolerated. Axert is now an e...

Uncontrolled blood pressure

...3 per cent were taking medication that effectively controlled the condition. Those aged over 65 were less likely to either be aware of hypertension or to be doing something about it. Surprisingly,these people did have health insurance and did see their doctor quite regularly - so lack of medical attention canno...

Nitric oxide involved in high blood pressure

...tance of making sure high blood pressure is always controlled and may provide greater understanding of the method. The team showed previously that increased free radical activity plays an important role in all cases of high blood pressure. They further showed that increased levels of free radicals by themselve...

Genetics and cholesterol levels

...o a twin study reveals that cholesterol levels are controlled by both genes and dietary factors. People with high blood cholesterol are often advised to go on a low-fat diet - or to take cholesterol-lowering drugs. It's known that reducing fat intake can reduce cholesterol levels. But there is also a genetic co...

Treatment for Meniere's disease

...eriod.// Half the patients found the disease was controlled with drug therapy. The rest - for whom standard drug treatment and measures like salt restriction did not work - had a range of interventions, some of them surgical. An operation called vestibular nerve section - cutting a nerve in the middle ear - g...

Genesis of SUPAC

...eveloped using fairly standard equipment and under controlled conditions compared to production level. The ultimate success of a product, to a great extent is determined by how easily and cost-effectively it can be commercialised....

Snake venom a treatment for digestive disease

...is colleagues found that the prokineticin proteins controlled movement of muscles in the intestines of guinea pigs. These muscles regulate the movement of food through the digestive system. The proteins could hold the key to understanding how digestion is regulated and eventually could result in better treatmen...

Relating heart protection and antihypertensive drugs

...ssential in the prevention of heart disease and is controlled by antihypertensive drugs, say researchers. Dr Jan Staessen and colleagues from Leuven, in Belgium, set out to determine whether it is the pharmacological properties of antihypertensive drugs or the reduction of blood pressure that accounts for the c...

Diabetes on the rise

... require daily insulin injections, and a carefully controlled diet, for life. The more common variety, type II diabetes, generally happens later in life, and happens because the cells of the body become less responsive to the regulatory effects of insulin. This, coupled with a tendency to produce less insulin ...

Ajanta Launches World's First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation

...aceuticals (APL) has launched its once-a-day 200mg controlled release nimesulide brand Nimlodi for arthritis. Nimlodi, which was developed by the Company through new drug delivery system, is the world's first once-a-day nimesulide brand for the treatment of arthritis. Ajanta, which manufactures both Allopathic ...

New light on Cardiology

...n a broad range of patients – those with normal or controlled blood pressure, both with and without coronary heart disease.// The HOPE study compared the effects of the ACE inhibitor in addition to standard therapy with placebo and vitamin E in a sample of about 7,580 high-risk patients with cardiovascular di...

Photographs as a parameter

...e study. This finding held true even when the team controlled for risk factors that might affect both the eyes and risk of stroke, like diabetes, age, smoking and high blood pressure. Ann Elsner from eye institute Boston says the study shows the value of looking carefully at the eye. "The eyes are the windows ...

Lecithin lowers cholesterol absorption in body

...itory effect is further enhanced. The researchers controlled experimental conditions to specifically look at egg phospholipid and its effect on cholesterol absorption.Even though a good amount of cholesterol is consumed when an egg is eaten, much of it becomes “Unavailable for absorption” in the presence of th...

Mislabeled Body-building Steroid Supplements

...ts contained a morsel of testosterone, a federally controlled substance only available by prescription from a physician. Another product contained 77% more of a steroid than the label stated. Aside from not getting what they pay for, competitive body builders can risk disqualification from competitions by tak...

Pregnancy should not be confined

...t risk for preterm delivery, those who have poorly controlled diabetes, and those with placental abnormalities, however, are advised to refrain from air travel while pregnant. Some women, particularly those with heart problems, may experience discomfort while flying due to changes in cabin pressure, which may...

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