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Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...acebo-treated kids. The results were especially dramatic in patients who had undergone operations that lasted four or more hours. The results suggest that low levels of thyroid hormone may be potentially harmful for patients who have serious cardiac dysfunction, and this form of treatment may be useful....

Spirulina may be the next immune boost on the block

...ng spirulina are needed to determine whether these dramatic effects extend beyond the laboratory." With such wonderful properties it is just a matter of time before it becomes the most sought after drug in our pharmacies. Are people queuing up already?...

Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap

... AIDS treatment. The ball was set in motion by the dramatic announcement of Indian firm Cipla that a three-drug combination for AIDS treatment would cost less than a U.S. dollar a day. Not to be left far behind rival firm Ranbaxy announced plans of its own production of anti retroviral drugs for AIDS treatmen...

Young womens woes

...ith 19.6 per cent of the male patients. Age had a dramatic impact, with the risk of death for women compared to men increasing 15.4 per cent for every 10 year decrease in age."The interaction between sex and age has an important effect on long-term mortality rate after myocardial infarction (heart attack)", ...

Young women's woes

...ith 19.6 per cent of the male patients. Age had a dramatic impact, with the risk of death for women compared to men increasing 15.4 per cent for every 10 year decrease in age."The interaction between sex and age has an important effect on long-term mortality rate after myocardial infarction (heart attack)", ...

A boost to quit smoking

...d by a 17% reduction in carbon monoxide. Even more dramatic improvements were seen when the subjects quit smoking altogether. Thus this is an encouraging news, because it shows that your health can start to benefit almost straight away. Hence this can motivate people to quit smoking....

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

...N.Y. after a course of studies found that there is dramatic blood flow changes in parts of their brains and persistent damage due to the drug's effect on the serotonin uptake system.This study was done by comparing the blood flow in the brain using magnetic resonance imaging of their brains of dug users and ...

Meditation relieves stress

...stinal problems, and high blood pressure, reported dramatic improvements.// They were better able to cope with stress, felt relaxed and increased mental clarity. The programme included mindfulness meditation, emotional expression and social support. The benefits were maintained for up to a year, although th...

Male infertility in relation to pesticide

...uctive farming region in Austria. But they say the dramatic nature of the observed changes in semen quality warrant further attention.// Among men seeking infertility treatment, those who were exposed to pesticides were most likely to have a very low sperm output - in the bottom 25 per cent of the male popu...

Complementary and Alternative medicine

...erapy 11 to 20 years on. There were, however, some dramatic shifts in the popularity of various therapies. In the 1960s, diet-based programmes and self-help were in the ascendant, in the '70s it was biofeedback, energy healing and herbs. The '80s showed an increase in massage and naturopathy, while in the '90...

FDA's control is inherently weak

... and Drug Administration has few details about the dramatic rise in overseas drug testing and reforms are needed to protect both foreign patients taking experimental medicines and Americans who buy products based on their results. The number of pharmaceutical researchers working outside the United States who...

Heat therapy relieves back pain

...tment delivered with needlepoint accuracy leads to dramatic improvement of a certain common type of lower back...educed by around 75 per cent. They also reported a dramatic improvement in their quality of life....

A Chinese herb kills cancer cells

...ron than healthy cells, the results were even more dramatic - death within just eight hours. What is basically needed now is some rigorous animal studies - observations to date suggest that the new drug may be very effective, but more research is needed....

Combination therapy to treat breast cancer

...bination of two targeted drug therapies results in dramatic reduction in breast cancer cell growth in vitro, indicating a potentially powerful new approach to treating the condition.// The two drug agents – trastuzumab and ZD1839 were found to work synergistically to inhibit the action of two different growth...

Blood test may identify ovarian cancer

...ify the disease in its stage I phase "could have a dramatic impact in what is now a very deadly cancer," said Dr. Elise Kohn, a study author. Researchers tried their test on blood samples from 50 women with ovarian cancer and 66 women without the disease. The test correctly identified all 50 samples from the ...

Defibrillators saving lives but price is an issue

.... //Doctors say the findings will likely lead to a dramatic and costly shift in the way they treat millions of heart attack patients by adding a $20,000 defibrillator to the medicines now in use. The study is the first to test the preventive use of these devices in people without apparent rhythm problems, b...

Gene variation simulates cholesterol response to oestrogen

...ows that women with a specific gene variant have a dramatic increase in 'good' cholesterol when they take oest...showed that those with a specific gene variant had dramatic increases in high density lipoprotein (HDL or 'good' cholesterol). The gene concerned is called the ...

Young women prone to heart attack

...ith 19.6 per cent of the male patients. Age had a dramatic impact, with the risk of death for women compared to men increasing 15.4 per cent for every 10 year decrease in age."The interaction between sex and age has an important effect on long-term mortality rate after myocardial infarction (heart attack)", ...

Relief from cancer pain with anticonvulsants

...d that an anticonvulsant drug levetiracetam brings dramatic relief to nervepain caused by cancer. In a study o...atient response. Researchers said they witnessed dramatic results in all seven patients whoreported improved pain relief with scores going down from 8 to 10 t...

A surge in Lifestyle Medicine

...anagement and meditation. Some people have shown a dramatic change by losing 40 pounds in just six months. To find out if you need help, Dr. Yavari advices that one should look for increasing weight, check if blood pressure was going up and look for early signs of diabetes. About 23 percent of people in...

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