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Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...and 45 mg doses. The lower dose capsules provide a convenient alternative for the treatment and prevention of influenza types A and B in patients one year and older. Since the capsules have a longer shelf life than the liquid suspension formulation (five years vs. 24 months), they also offer an improved option ...

New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

...percent lighter than competing chargers, making it convenient and discreet. The charger also features continuous temperature monitoring. One in five Americans suffers the effects of chronic pain, and approximately five million people may be candidates for SCS therapy. Boston Scientific is a worldwide devel...

A Balanced Diet can Keep Asthma, Wheezing at Bay in Teens

... Researchers emphasized that fresh fruits make for convenient snacks. The study is published in the July issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)....

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

... Researchers emphasized that fresh fruits make for convenient snacks. They also suggest preparing a simple, daily family meal, as a method to promote both communication and good nutrition. A balanced diet is not only good for lung health, but for general health, said Mark J. Rosen, MD, FCCP, President of the ...

Climatic Change Cause of Dafur Conflict-UN

...turday. "Almost invariably, we discuss Darfur in convenient military and political shorthand - an ethnic conflict pitting Arab militias against black rebels and farmers," Ban wrote in The Washington Post. "Look to its roots, though, and you discover a more complex dynamic." Ban says that rainfall in Sudan be...

China to Curtail Organ Sale

... being the incentive, coercion and torture is a convenient tool in the hands of a doddering judiciary. The man on the street is accused and sentenced to death for trivial reasons. Members of the banned spiritual organization, Falun Gong are taken into custody and confined in concentration camps until the 'r...

Flower Essences may Be the Best Stress-busters

...lum to calm irrational thoughts. Available in a convenient spray bottle or in drop form, the therapy helps provide better emotional balance and fast, convenient relief from everyday stress, according to the study conducted by researchers at the University of Mi...

Impotence and Incontinence Greatly Reduced With New Prostate Cancer Treatment

...l to offer treatment that is more affordable, more convenient for patients and more able to preserve their quality of life....

Inhaled Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes Shows Mixed Results

...t is a fairly personal decision whether it is more convenient to use insulin in vial-and-syringe, in a pen or in an inhaler. According to the American Diabetes Association it is unclear if delivering insulin through the lungs could result in long-term respiratory problems. This is the reason for resistance b...

NRI Boy Underwent a Rare Dual Transplant Surgery

...ed for two live donors as it is ethical as well as convenient to the donors." Ganesh will be in the hospital for three more months before he is able to resume normal life....

Mammogram Rates On The Decline In America

...esent mammography is the only commonly prevailing, convenient and economically feasible method of detecting cancer, MRIs notwithstanding. The American Cancer Society recommends that women from 40 years and over go in for mammograms annually and all other women have one at least every two years....

Ulcerative Colitis Disrupts Many Aspects of Daily Life: Survey

...r challenge we need to address is compliance. More convenient dosing regimens such as once-daily dosage formulations may be part of the solution." Patients are also normalizing their experiences with flare-ups, a serious worsening of UC symptoms. UC patients reported an average of eight flare-ups per year. Fo...

Nutrient-rich Dairy Beverages an Emerging Market

...s also prefer beverages that are fun, portable and convenient and of course taste good. Milk and milk-based drinks are certainly the answer! It caters to all kinds of needs over and above its nutritional benefits. Some of the dairy beverage products can be enriched with active ingredients such as omega-3 fatt...

Study Finds Lymphoma Drug Effective Over Long Term

...leted within one week, which makes it an extremely convenient regimen for patients," Kaminski says. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the nation's sixth leading cause of cancer death, is a cancer of the lymph system, which is part of the immune system. Follicular lymphoma is the second most common type of non-Hodgkin's...

New Insights into Antimalarial Drug Resistance

...nce. Now that we have these genes expressed in a convenient yeast system, we can work to understand the molecular basis of anti-malarial drug resistance, providing insight into how future drugs might be designed to effectively kill the parasite, said Paul Roepe, PhD, a professor in the Department of Biochemis...

Abbott's Humira(r) (Adalimumab) Gets Approval by EU for Crohn's Disease Treatment

...ent of Crohn's disease and offers an effective and convenient treatment option that can help enable patients to ...s disease, HUMIRA represents a new, effective, and convenient treatment option."...

School Playgrounds and Athletic Facilities Helps To Fight Childhood Obesity

... playgrounds are often lacking, could benefit from convenient and safe places for physical activity. And making schools accessible doesn't require construction. It's a policy change.” Although the RAND Health study didn't find a relationship between school accessibility and increased weekend physical activity...

Phone Counseling Helps Patients Improve Eating and Exercise Habits

...hiladelphia, said telephone counseling is not only convenient and cost-effective but it may also “be useful as it provides the accountability and social support that are important components for behavior change.” The telephone also allows for a real-time interaction, so a telephone counselor can help people ...

New Age Sweetener Launched for Diabetics

...mperatures soar in summer. - It is available in a convenient pen dispenser - making it easy to use and carry in the pocket. - It need not be stirred as the pellets have an effervescent property Source: BioSpectrum Bureau RM...

Phone-based Therapy Eases Depression Long Term

...or more,” said Ludman. Phone-based therapy is more convenient and acceptable to patients than in-person psychotherapy, she said. Next, Ludman said, the researchers plan to explore the combination treatment’s cost-effectiveness and impact on work and home life. They also want to compare the effectiveness of ph...

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(Date:7/10/2014)... Up to 70% of Parkinson,s disease (PD) patients ... of life. Some patients have disturbed sleep/wake patterns ... while other patients may be subject to sudden ... PD patients may exhibit REM-sleep behavior disorder (RBD), ... even before motor symptoms appear. A review in ...
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(Date:7/10/2014)... Manchester scientists have shown that a new drug could prove ... aggressive form of lung cancer. , Scientists from the Cancer ... and part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre, teamed up ... in 2010, to test a drug known as AZD3965 ... published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research , also ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... July 10, 2014 For the first time, researchers ... Aboriginal population in Canada uses health care. A new ... to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by urban ... St. Michael,s Hospital. , The findings, published today ... urban First Nations individuals and the general population. , ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... hidden ways that cells are regulated, scientists at Rockefeller ... cells more likely to metastasize. , What,s more, the ... blocking two other proteins that are normally linked to ... could have unexpected ties. , The study, which ... , points to the possibility of new cancer therapies ...
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(Date:7/10/2014)... Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) Macromolecular Crystallography Group has ... called BuD to DNA in order to redirect ... researcher who led the study, says the discovery: ... instructions contained in the genome to treat genetic ... is published in the journal Acta Crystallographica, ...
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(Date:7/10/2014)... (July 10, 2014) Consuming a whole fresh avocado ... significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption ... of vitamin A, according to new research (1) ... , Vitamin A is involved in reproductive ... function, and vision; and has antioxidant properties. Provitamin A ...
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