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Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...surgeries. Following trauma or surgery or during a critical illness, thyroid hormone concentrations plummet. Many experts thought this was an adaptive response by the body to minimize metabolic demands during a time of crisis and that the best response was to do nothing. But there was never any proof of this,...

Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions

.... Bartolome Celli. Celli is chief of pulmonary and critical care at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boston. While the drug may not slow the deterioration of the lungs, many sufferers could see their overall well-being improve by between 30 and 50 percent, said Celi....

Prince Charles lends support to Alternative Medicine

...ce has given added impetus to the research. "It is critical that government funding is made available for this initiative," Michael Fox, the foundation's chief executive, was quoted as saying. The scope of Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Siddha Medicine, Acupuncture and other forms of alternative medicine has incre...

Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

... provoking cardiovascular events associated with a critical match. "Notably, heavy alcohol use, overeating, and excessive smoking may also play a part," researchers say. Thus the factors that contribute to atherosclerosis are not the only risk factors to be managed but also a better understanding of the vul...

Abstain from sex- the latest mantra of American teens

...ry difficult for anyone to be judgmental and hyper critical of the issue. On the other hand some are happy that something has started and if not a revolution, something positive might come out of all this. In the U.S. however this issue of teen abstinence has consumed tons of print and lots of television ti...

New point scale to ascertain the stroke recovery

...ymptoms and the MRI gives doctors an indication of critical changes in blood flow to the brain. "This allows us to be more certain about the probability of recovery, and to put a number on that probability," said Dr. Steven Warach, a neurologist at the NINDS. Dr. Warach and collegues did a study on 129 subj...

Soluble IL-4 Receptor - A new boon for asthmatics

...t strategy of asthma. "These data demonstrate the critical role of IL-4 in the pathogenesis of asthma and the potential benefit of this approach to therapy," Dr. Borish and colleagues conclude....

New scalpel probes into cancer

...when to stop cutting. The brain is a particularly critical place to know when enough tissue has been removed, said project leader Paul Gourley. It works by incorporating blood cells into the lasing process, rather than shining a laser light upon the cell. A vertical microlaser beam enters individual cell...

Focus on DNA transcription

...ation contained in DNA,is converted into functions critical for maintaining life. A report authored by Dorothy .A. Erie, Assitant Professor in Chemistry and her team say that " the information for all the genes in an organism is containd in its DNA.For this information to be translated into function, sec...

New test for heart attack

...month period. This led to a drop of 40 per cent in critical care admissions. They were able to send 508 patients home within six hours - and many within 90 minutes. Of these, only one returned later with a heart attack, meaning the test is practically 100 per cent accurate....

Setting up a new pharmaceutical industry in India

...s shall come down substantially, of course all the critical parts shall continue to came from Germany just to ensure the known quality. The reduced manufacturing cost will help the company to sell the products at very competitive price. The high investment in India is an evidence that company is committed to ...

Genesis of SUPAC

...bility and performance. This makes scale-up a very critical component, which if not handled sensitively can undo all the R&D efforts. Russo, in 1984 discussed the factors influencing the scale up process of various dosage forms. Factors such as variability of raw material, equipment differences, wet granul...

Medicis Pharmaceutical company enters pediatric market

...five years. This transaction provides Medicis with critical mass to assist with the entrance into the category of pediatrics. "We are pleased to announce our carefully planned entrance into the pediatric market with a transaction we expect to be accretive," said Jonah Shacknai, Chairman and Chief Executive ...

Stop smoking and reduce weight

... Dr. Perkins says these results indicate that "the critical factor influencing smoking relapse in women concerned about gaining weight may be the women's over-concern about weight gain, rather than the experience of weight gain itself."...

For healthy lungs

...s of alpha-tocopherol, if present during the early critical stages of tumour formation, may inhibit lung cancer development." The precise mechanism by which this may occur is still to be unravelled, but scientists believe that antioxidants work by attaching themselves to, and rendering harmless, particles c...

Is there a link between bones and memory?

...igh levels of long-term estrogen exposure may be a critical element in the preservation of verbal memory with aging," Zhang and colleagues conclude....

More about HIV

....Stage III: Symptomatic HIV Infection. During this critical stage, the immune system deteriorates, HIV mutates...tality rates due to increased life span, it's more critical than ever for patients to use all the means they can to help alleviate the stress associated with HI...

The cancer-fighting gene

...has recreated the three-dimensional structure of a critical portion of the BRCA1 protein, which if mutated, causes, hereditary breast cancer.Using ultra-sensitive x-ray crystallography, biochemistry assistant professor Mark Glover has uncovered the three dimensional structure of an important part of the breas...

Left handed have better episodic memory

...it would mean that a functional corpus callosum is critical in the formation of event memories and therefore expalin why its maturation in early childhood is at least partly responsible for the emergence of episodic memory....

TV drug commercials prompt prescriptions

...et a prescription. But many viewers fail to retain critical information about the drug and possible side effects. TV commercials for prescription drugs have become commonplace since the Food and Drug Administration set up rules and made them legal. // The pervasive drug ads have a considerable effect -- n...

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