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Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...imulation. This randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover pilot study examined the efficacy of pomegranate juice versus placebo in improving erections in 61 male subjects. Mild ED is defined as the mildly decreased ability to get and keep an erection, while moderate ED is the moderately decreased ability...

Surgery- Very Effective for Common Back Pain

...igorous study design originally planned. Patient crossover was also an issue in the first arm of the SPORT trial, which showed that patients who underwent surgery for another common back problem herniated discs experienced slightly more improvement than those who opted for nonsurgical treatments. Results...

Surface Logix Commences Phase 2a Clinical Trial of SLx-2101 in Raynaud's Disease

...ter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover pilot study that will enroll 20 patients with secondary Raynaud's disease. The trial is designed to examine the safety, tolerability and pharmacodynamic profile of repeat oral doses of SLx-2101 once daily for up to 14 days. The primary objective of t...

A Handful of Pistachios a Day Helps to Keep Your Heart Healthy

...he study, the researchers carried out a randomised crossover trial in which 15 free-living people with moderately high blood cholesterol (greater than 210 mg/Hg) were given a diet where 15 percent of daily calories came from pistachios to see if it would have a significant impact on their blood lipid levels. ...

Inhaled Insulin Study Moves Ahead

...0 subjects participated in the randomized, two-way crossover study conducted in Germany. Each subject received in randomized fashion a single dose of 10 International Units of insulin through subcutaneous injection (SC) in one period, and 6.5 milligrams of the inhaled insulin microspheres, called recombinant h...

Blood Pressure Tackled Better With Cocoa Than Tea

...r tea groups and some to control groups, or used a crossover design, in which participants' blood pressure was assessed before and after consuming cocoa products or tea. The five cocoa studies involved 173 participants, including 87 assigned to consume cocoa and 86 controls, 34 percent of whom had hypertensi...

Combined Ingredients may Cut Cholesterol Levels

... to control muesli. The controlled, three-period crossover study recruited 40 men and women with mild hypercholesterolaemia and assigned them to randomly receive different types of muesli twice a day for four weeks. The muesli was formulated to provide five grams of wheat fibre (control), five grams of oat b...

KADIAN Efficacy Not Affected by Alcohol Consumption

... Design In the open-label, single-dose, three-way crossover pharmacokinetic drug interaction study, 32 healthy adult male volunteers, 21 to 40 years of age, were randomized to receive: KADIAN? 100 mg with ethanol (8 ounces of 40 percent alcohol) while fasting; KADIAN? 100 mg with ethanol (8 ounces of 40 p...

New Study Shows Efficacy of AROMASIN on Early Breast Cancer

...rvival despite early study closure, unblinding and crossover in the placebo arm,” said Dr. Terry Mamounas, NSABP breast committee chairman and lead investigator for the B-33 study. Median follow-up of 30 months also showed that disease-free survival was improved by 32% (P=0.07). Toxicity experienced with Aroma...

Prediction of a Collective Sneeze

...s the highest rate of pollen in the air due to the crossover between the birch pollen season, and the grass pollen season....

New Hope For Patients Needing Kidney Transplants In UK

...atched the recipient of the other, and vice versa, crossover transplantation could be performed. While a pooled donation means involving more than two couples, although this would be prove a bit difficult as all of the transplants would have to take place within the same time-frame. Altruistic donation is the ...

Despite More Studies Researchers Are Still Confound With ADHD

...any of these conditions may overlap, a therapeutic crossover can prove useless and even dangerous. Stimulants are doctors' No. 1 choice for treating ADHD -- but, administered to a person with anxiety or bipolar disorder, they can do more harm than good. No one keeps official track of exactly how often su...

First Crossover Kidney Transplantation In Germany

...rt laying the way for the recent// introduction of crossover transplantation, German surgeons have performed a ...wiss couple. Switzerland has no legal obstacles to crossover transplantation and a tradition of performing such operations. Some countries, such as Switzerland...

Novel Anti-Neutrophilic Effect produced by Salmeterol in mild asthma patients

A recent three-way crossover study over six weeks by clinicians at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Royal Brompton Hospital, London has shown that Salmeterol produced a novel anti-neutrophilic effect among patients with mild asthma. The study was prompted by the long stand...

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