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Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

.... The results boost hopes that such vaccines could delay or prevent similar symptoms in people. The vaccines reduces the build-up of protein deposits in mouse brains -the other major indicator of Alzheimer’s diseases. The pharmaceutical company Elan, based in Dublin, Ireland, is poised to begin human clin...

Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...ting 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 carefully consider them." For parents with childr...

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

...es in court, and done everything in their power to delay and defeat meaningful action on second-hand smoke". Another startling and worrying statistic is that figures predict that nearly 20% of the women in the world, that is one in five women the world over, will be smokers by 2025 if current trends conti...

Leptospirosis epidemic feared in mumbai - 12 killed

...cs, once the patient comes in on time. If there is delay death occurs." The symptoms of this disease include high grade fever, headache, diarrhoea, pain in the joints or muscles. The disease is present in the urine of rats and is transmitted to humans through dogs, cattle and on contact with contaminated ...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...s the drug actually cure CML patients? Or, does it delay the onset of moreadvanced forms of the cancer? According to Klausner, "Gleevec offers proof that molecular targeting works in treating cancer, provided that the target is correctly chosen. The challenge now is to find these targets." Courtesy: Nova...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...s the drug actually cure CML patients? Or, does it delay the onset of moreadvanced forms of the cancer? According to Klausner, "Gleevec offers proof that molecular targeting works in treating cancer, provided that the target is correctly chosen. The challenge now is to find these targets." Courtesy: Nova...

Waking during surgery

...essential to treat PTSD at an early stage, tahn to delay and miss out on vital treatment....

Hormones Linked To Migraines

...cles. Nearly half of patients with migraines had a delay in peak melatonin levels, compared with none of the healthy volunteers, and those with migraines and insomnia had lower peak melatonin concentrations. Normally, melatonin levels are highest 6 to 8 hours after sunset but levels were found to peak aft...

FDA issues warning for Droperidol

...ing them to the problem. Apparently the drug can delay recharging of the heart between beats within minutes after a dose is administered. If the heart doesn't recover, it can go into a potentially fatal irregular beat. While apparently rare, the side effect is serious enough that anesthesiologists should...

High Demand for a child vaccine

...According to Hegan pediatricians are being told to delay the booster shot that children usually receive when they are a year old. Henceforth if we immunize your baby at 2, 4, and 6 months, that immunity will last certainly past a year. If we don't give the 12-month dose until 18 months or 24 months, the c...

Early menopause- The cause

...oductive habits. As women in developed countries delay motherhood into their 30s, it may even be that one day women in their early 20s could take a genetic test to confirm that they weren't at risk of premature menopause. If there were indications that they were at risk of premature menopause, they may w...

Early menopause- The cause

...oductive habits. As women in developed countries delay motherhood into their 30s, it may even be that one day women in their early 20s could take a genetic test to confirm that they weren't at risk of premature menopause. If there were indications that they were at risk of premature menopause, they may w...

Beta-Carotene May Aid Diabetics

...say that natural Beta-carotene supplementation may delay atherosclerosis In Diabetics. Participants included 20 patients who were non-insulin-dependant diabetics and age-sex-matched control subjects. For three weeks patients received a supplement of dunaliella bardawil-derived beta-carotene 60 mg once dai...

Vitamins enhances recuperation of organ transplant patients

...ings suggest that taking vitamin supplements could delay the onset of arteriosclerosis in the first year after heart transplantation. DrJames said: "Our results suggest that vitamins C and E provide a clinically useful approach to reducing arteriosclerosis after cardiac transplantation. "Antioxidant ther...

Schizophrenia detected early

...uld be a major help. "However, much of the current delay is due to poor practice, not the lack of tool for diagnosis," he said....

Patients with testicular cancer dying through unfamiliarity

...y Medical Centre St Radboud, warn that a treatment delay of more than three months for testicular carcinoma...-year survival rate. And they say that diagnostic delay is often due to patients' ignorance of the condition, fear or embarrassment. In an accompanying comm...

Osteoporosis could be caused by irregular periods

...th concern. Researchers say this may have caused a delay for many women in receiving an accurate diagnosis ...te of bone loss in these women could be due to the delay in their diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Nelson says, "Because missed periods are common symptoms in y...

Hypertension drugs could lower Disability

...eseasrches, drugs used to treat hypertension could delay muscle loss and disability in seniors. Dr.Graziano...le who use these common medications might actually delay the onset of disability in old age....

Laser may stop macular degeneration

...he laser will lead to resorption of the drusen and delay the progression of the condition. Researchers hope to recruit 800 patients for this study, and they hope to answer two main questions. First, should the laser be used as a prophylactic treatment for everyone? And, second, they hope to determine whet...

Women's stroke indications vary from men's

...troke researchers now suggest why there could be a delay in diagnosing stroke among women. The traditional symptoms of stroke include sudden weakness and/or paralysis of one side of the body, balance problems, visual disturbances and speech difficulties. But some people with stroke experience unexpected ...

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