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Immunosupressants for Eczema

...o vast symptomatic relief of patients. Eczema is a devastating disease because of its chronicity as well as the symptomatology of its lesions.For India? Well, unfortunately we have a list of D/D for itching skin lesions which runs rather long, including some of the greater evils like scabies and furunculitis. Bu...

PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION GENE DISCOVERED

...to the design of more effective therapies for this devastating condition. More information about Primary Pulmonary Hypertension is available on the NHLBI Web site at www.nhlbi.nih.gov....

Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments

...nt of new treatments for malaria, a widespread and devastating disease. Malaria kills more than one million peopl...for new interventions to reduce the burden of this devastating disease. P. falciparum is transmitted through the bite of mosquitoes infected with the parasite. Af...

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Direct to Brain.

...s same substance may protect human brains from the devastating effects of stroke, but no one has been able to figure out a way to deliver the drug. “It stops at the blood-brain barrier,” Frey said. “The only way to get it to the brain would be by drilling a hole in the skull and putting the drug in that way. No...

Cipla holds talks with mining giant to supply AIDS drugs for South African workers

...e in the world. The HIV scourge is sure to have a devastating effect on the economy, and research has shown that providing workers with drugs is cheaper than paying for absenteeism, loss of productivity, hospitalization, funerals and replacing and retraining staff. However the government of South Africa has sa...

Fright could be more harmful

... people, for many more, their prospect is having a devastating effect. Already, there are reports of mass illness - on 29 September, paint fumes set off a bioterrorism scare at a school in Washington State, sending 16 students and a teacher to the hospital. Just after the beginning of the current anthrax scare...

Vitamins reduce pre-eclampsia

...ve treatments which will prevent the onset of this devastating illness and its consequences."...

Gene Therapy Destroys Pancreatic Cancer Cells

...e tweaking, may lead to an effective therapy for a devastating and aggressive disease....

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Directly to Brain

...s same substance may protect human brains from the devastating effects of stroke, but no one has been able to figure out a way to deliver the drug. “It stops at the blood-brain barrier,” Frey said. “The only way to get it to the brain would be by drilling a hole in the skull and putting the drug in that way. No...

Acne Drug linked to suicide attempts

... but has been wrought with controversy due to some devastating adverse effects. Doctors have known for years about the potential for birth defects in women who become pregnant while taking the drug. And near the end of 2001, more concern was raised about the potential for depression and even suicide. In Octobe...

Drug Offers Hope for Alzheimer's disease

...fect progression of early stage disease. The final devastating period, where Memantine may help, can also be the disease's most long lasting. But researchers found that Alzheimer's patients who received Memantine deteriorated mentally at a considerably lower rate than patients who received placebo. While some ...

Ways to whiter teeth!

...of maintaining teeth// white without suffering any devastating losses. Tooth discolouration is caused due to staining of the tooth enamel by highly-coloured compounds called tannins and polyphenols, which are found in foods like tea, coffee and berries. These stains can initially be brushed away with toothpaste...

Cancers & Reconstruction

...nd the patients were left with pretty deforming or devastating problems. However now, Dr. Constantino and a team of neuro-anesthesiologists, neurosurgeons, head and neck surgeons and reconstructive surgeons work together to remove these types of tumors and then reconstruct the patient’s skull and face. Dr. Const...

Gene linked to 'Missing Eye' condition in newborns

Bilateral Anophthalmia is a devastating condition, which is very rare, affecting approximately one in every 100,000 births. In this condition, babies are born without eyes i.e. they are born with empty eye sockets. This condition occurs due to the foetus not developing eyes in the normal w...

Scientists open the book of life

...ew ways of treating or preventing many of the most devastating human illnesses. The six countries who were involved in the research are United States, France, Britain, Germany, Japan and China. // A joint statement on Monday from the leaders of the six nations, including the U.S. President, George W. Bush, said...

S. Africa AIDS in 'death phase'

...ns, say scientists."South Africa is experiencing a devastating epidemic -- the world's worst -- and this is just the beginning,'' said researchers . South African President Thabo Mbeki's government has been criticized for its lackluster approach to tackling the disease, //which has already infected about 5 milli...

Alzheimer’s Continues to Ris

It appears one of the most devastating diseases to hit older people will continue to rise...ore than quadruple to 8 million. Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease that robs the brain of memory and sometimes language skills, decision-making ability and cog...

Developing a new vaccine using a new technology

...velopment of new vaccines against the world’s most devastating infectious diseases. ...

Testosterone patch for women Rejected For safety Reasons

...isk of myocardial infarction and stroke, with such devastating consequences, in order that they can have one more sexual episode a month . So far no data has been published by Procter & Gamble's after their 24 week randomised controlled trials of the patch . Abstracts presented at conferences have claimed rep...

Obesity in Children may be linked to the obesity gene.

...ce in expression of the gene abnormality shows the devastating consequences of recent environmental factors, such as eating high-glycaemic foods and a lack of exercise," announced Dr. Froguel. ...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... School of Medicine researchers have been awarded two-year grants ... Nordisk announced this month. Of the 110 initial submissions ... Science Forum Program, only four projects were funded, three ... are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; G. William Wong, Ph.D.; ... a professor of oncology, will use his $500,000 proof ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... 18, 2014) Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason ... a particular molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both ... lung metastases. BRI scientists have found in models of ... by 60 - 80 percent and can keep the ... $1.8 million five-year grant comes from the National Cancer ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... (April 18, 2014) ― A new study in the ... patterns in health-related Google searches reveals a recurring pattern ... , Investigators from San Diego State University, ... Monday Campaigns, analyzed "healthy" Google searches (searches that included ... diet") originating in the U.S. from 2005 to 2012. ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle ... Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, ... lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, ... on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant ... specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the ... no inflammation, according to results of a new study ... Center. , The link between persistent inflammation and cancer ... cancer those with a Gleason score between 7 ... aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. , "What we,ve ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Benaroya Research Institute evaluates immunology approach to blocking breast cancer 2Health News:New research shows people are thinking about their health early in the week 2Health News:New clues on tissue scarring in scleroderma 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 3
(Date:4/21/2014)... lower cholesterol can reduce heart attack and stroke risk, ... save the vision of diabetics, scientists say. , In ... of niacin to decrease bad cholesterol levels and raise ... for these patients, said Dr. Pamela Martin, biochemist at ... , Martin is Principal Investigator on a new ...
(Date:4/20/2014)... 20, 2014) A team of researchers from ... College, and Brandeis University has devised a wholly ... involving the so-called retromer protein complex. Retromer plays ... protein (APP) away from a region of the ... toxic byproduct amyloid-beta, which is thought to contribute ...
(Date:4/20/2014)... Although doctors have long known that people with Down ... leukemia (ALL) during childhood, they haven,t been able to ... Institute investigators has uncovered a connection between the two ... the journal Nature Genetics , the researchers track ... abnormality in Down syndrome to the cellular havoc that ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists target receptor to treat diabetic retinopathy 2Scientists target receptor to treat diabetic retinopathy 3'Chaperone' compounds offer new approach to Alzheimer's treatment 2'Chaperone' compounds offer new approach to Alzheimer's treatment 3Dana-Farber researchers uncover link between Down syndrome and leukemia 2Dana-Farber researchers uncover link between Down syndrome and leukemia 3
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