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Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue

...ntia, and blindness. The advisory also agrees with current NHBPEP guidelines that recommend diuretics as a first-line treatment for ISH and the need to individualize treatment. Other recommendations in the new advisory are: (a). Blood pressure at all ages should be kept at below 140/90. (b). Treatment for hy...

A Porcine Dolly

Two different research teams -- reporting in the current issue of the journals Science and Nature --have successfully cloned pigs. One of the teams promises to produce an "ultimate pig" for human transplantation studies in 4 years. Even as these studies race off the press, a third report -- its publicat...

Laboratory Testing Can Identify Risk of Pre-Term Labor and Delivery

... who suffer from diabetes and/or hypertension. The current approach for finding whether a woman will go into premature labor is the use of a clinical scoring system, risk classification, and patient presentation; The marker that can identify at-risk women is fetal fibronectin (fFN).A glycoprotein that is se...

Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions

...ucing infections and hospital visits than the best current treatment, researchers said. They were addressing scientists at the World Congress on Lung Health recently. The inhaled drug, Spiriva, could be available by the year 2002. And if it turns out to be as good as it looks right now, it could improve the...

Novel "CYCLOSPORINE CAPSULE FORMULATION" to be launched

...acture the drug giving Novartis a competetion. The current tablet size are big and makes it uncomfortable to ... currently on the market. "The replacement of our current capsule filing with this new capsule could offer SangStat a significant advantage over a 'me too' ge...

Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking

...fication as a smoking-related cancer". Among men, current smokers had a 34% higher risk of death from colon cancer than non-smokers did. Women who were current smokers faced a 43% higher risk, according to the report in the December 6th issue of the Journal of...

And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!

...e infection-free. The findings are reported in the current issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.One link between infection and atherosclerosis may be inflammation, Kiechl says. When an infection occurs, it triggers an inflammatory response by the body's immune system. Also infections can re...

And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!

...e infection-free. The findings are reported in the current issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.One link between infection and atherosclerosis may be inflammation, Kiechl says. When an infection occurs, it triggers an inflammatory response by the body's immune system. Also infections can re...

Alternative medicine more popular among HIV positive patients

...nt to control their HIV infection and 40% reported current use. The findings appear in the current issue of The journal AIDS Patient Care and STDs. Prayer therapy, simple exercises, lifestyle change...

Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...ill likely lead to discussions about re-evaluating current guidelines. "It may be reasonable to delay ear tube surgery in some carefully defined groups," said Dr. James Lemons, who specializes in the study of hearing impairment at Indiana University. "Doctors should be aware of the pros and cons and careful...

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

... ethical and legal debate (BMJ 1998;316:167). The current announcement is considered to be more serious because cloning technology has matured and the principal investigators have experience in treating infertility. The controversy, however, remains. This is largely because reproductive technologies have fa...

Half of world's children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO

... figure is expected to more than double by2020, if current trends continue.She saved the worst for the tobacc...e women the world over, will be smokers by 2025 if current trends continue. Now 48% of the men in the world and 12% of women are smokers. Not a happy figure to...

Gene Therapy shows promise in treating Hemophilia

...th Israel Deaconess Medical Center reported in the current New England Journal of Medicine that an experimental Gene Therapy method has safely introduced new genes into six men suffering from hemophilia. This method shows signs of helping these men fight the disease by producing the blood clotting protein t...

Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances

...ould even exceed the target of 28 per cent for the current fiscal. He said 14 per cent of the total export earnings of the country is from drugs and pharmaceuticals which amounts to $3.5 billion. The council Chairman, Mr. Kishore Chokhani, in his welcome address said the organisation, which came into exist...

Shock it to Heal!!

...a new device that delivers a high voltage electric current to the skin. //Such an electrical stimulation would help in the healing of foot ulcers. People with diabetes may develop foot ulcers as a result of poor circulation and a reduced ability to fight infection. The conventional way to treat such ulcers ...

A sunscreen from the sea

...ode-named 855, is structurally unlike compounds in current use. It has an It has demonstrated great efficiency in absorbing and dissipating UV radiation in the damaging UV-B region of the spectrum.All the completed tests indicate that the new sunscreen is not irritating to use as it has low allergenic activi...

How much can exercise improve health?

...oubt on the value of exercise. Rather they support current federa; minimum of atleast 30 minutes of moderate activity atleast 5 days of the week. In his article, he explores the relationship between physical activity and all-cause mortality,the risk of death at any given age.The article also said ...

The right is responsible

...ical Center in Boston report their findings in the current issue of Nature. The study joins a growing body of evidence that demonstrates the right hemisphere plays an important role in self-awareness.// Studies of self-awareness may provide unique insights into consciousness and doctors hope eventually to u...

Fingerprinting prostate cancer

...ts. These could offer more to the patient than the current PSA (prostate specific antigen) test and can be used as a useful diagnostic tool....

Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off

... a better efficacy and fewer side effects than the current therapies. The osteoporosis medications market is viewed as a typical lifestyle related disease with high brand loyalty. Current lifestyle disease markets like cardiovascular and diabetes therapies are gradually getting saturated. The time is right ...

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