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New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...kly for four weeks and later monthly for two years dramatically reduced the breathlessness and medication requirements of these long suffering hapless patients. These researchers studied two groups of patients. One was the immunotherapy group who received the injections the other group was the placebo group whic...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...kly for four weeks and later monthly for two years dramatically reduced the breathlessness and medication requirements of these long suffering hapless patients. These researchers studied two groups of patients. One was the immunotherapy group who received the injections the other group was the placebo group whi...

Drink grape juice for health

...nd lead author of the study. "In our tests, we saw dramatically superior antioxidant performance by the grape juice."// In 1996, research at the USDA showed that total antioxidant capacity of purple grape juice was more than three times that of either orange, grapefruit, tomato or apple juice. In 2000, other re...

Hormone contraceptives lead to bone problems

..., a time when, not coincidentally, estrogen levels dramatically decline. Now, researchers say that DMPA, which blocks pregnancy by suppressing estrogen production and stopping ovulation, has the same effect on the bones as menopause -- preventing a woman from making new bone fast enough to keep up with the lev...

Drugs to stop burgeon of HIV

...er this year the researchers showed that Vpu could dramatically increase the rate of budding. They concluded Vpu is likely to be important in viral reproduction."We found if we mess around with Vpu, we can reduce the rate of HIV replication in cells. Vpu isn't essential for replication, but it has an effect on it...

Asthma linked to obesity

...by the rise in obesity, rates of both have shot up dramatically in recent decades in the West. Over 6million people are currently being treated for asthma, compared to 3.4m in 1999. The researchers found the fattest children were 77% more likely to have asthma symptoms.They suggest increased weight might lead t...

A new treatment for liver cancer

...opment is that the researchers have found they can dramatically decrease side effects by better targetting of the beads and by splitting the dose, so that only certain sections of liver are irradiated. It is also easier on the patient that TheraSphere is an outpatient treatment requiring no surgery. Given that fe...

Cinnamon combats Diabetes

... high glucose concentrations in diabetic mice fell dramatically when given MHCP. Clinical trials of this chemical are due to begin within a year, said lead scientist Richard Anderson. He said: "We recommend people take a quarter to a full teaspoon a day of cinnamon, perhaps in orange juice, coffee, or on oatmeal....

Immunisation to prevent cot deaths

...iven to mothers about babies'sleeping position has dramatically reduced the numbers of deaths. Scientists from Bristol University looked at more than 470,000 cot death cases from between 1984 and 1994, checking to see if they had been immunised or not. They found that only half the babies who had died from cot ...

Fresh approach to TB treatment

... fungi as the incidence of infection has increased dramatically in recent years.The potential value of these drugs against mycobacteria had not received attention because were not thought to contain this drug target which is associated with the sterol bio-synthesis pathway. Laboratory tests have already shown th...

Reducing Lung Cancer Risk

...hose who continued to smoke, and the rates dropped dramatically the longer they had stopped smoking. Two thirds of current smokers in Britain want to stop. The extent to which they succeed in doing so will be the chief determinant of the number of deaths caused by tobacco over the next few decades....

Blood test may aid foretell Alzheimer's

...es of the m266 injection, amyloid levels increased dramatically in the blood, indicating how much amyloid protein had built up in the mouse's brain. "That's like unbelievably fast," researcher Dr. David M. Holtzman told United Press International. "We thought if you saw anything it would take days." The mice's b...

Exercise for patients with cancer

...hers were unable to present. He felt that exercise dramatically improves depression. It's a nice adjunct to therapy and people can feel empowered as they face their disease. They also sleep better after they exercise. In breast cancer patients, the researchers show exercise can also have a positive impact on bone...

Researchers find new HIV hiding place

...sults showed that aggressive combination treatment dramatically reduced HIV levels in the blood, mostly to undetectable levels. But treatment did not eliminate the virus in either NK or T cells, according to results published in the May 14th issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. As with T ...

Benefits in fertility procedures

... with recurrent pregnancy loss, it appears PGD can dramatically increase a woman's chance of a successful pregnancy. As for the group with repeated failed IVF cycles, PGD appears to have no benefit. In this arm, those who had PGD and those who did not have PGD both showed poor chances for a live birth. The reaso...

Physical activity less among black girls

...tivity levels were low from the start and declined dramatically over time. The decline in physical activity was greater in black girls than white girls. By the age of 16 or 17, 50 percent of black girls and 25 percent of white girls reported no habitual leisure-time activity. Researchers found reasons for the lac...

Spine Surgeries becoming less painful

...ive years ago and recently available in India, has dramatically changed the treatment options for patients suffering from spine disorders. In Endoscopic Spinal Surgery, an incision of anly 2cms is made and an endoscope (a 2mm camera) is inserted into the vertebral column to free the spinal cord of pressure create...

Severe Acute respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

... more than 50 reported deaths mostly in Asia. More dramatically the Italian doctor who discovered this illness recently succumbed to the disease in Thailand.// Dr.Carlo Urbani (46) a an expert on communicable diseases woking for WHO was the first to identify Severe Acute respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in an America...

Link between pesticide and breast cancer

...ithdrawn from them at an early part of life have a dramatically lower risk of breast cancer. What we realise is that anything that increases oestrogen compounds probably does increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer....

Childhood Sunburn Can Lead to Skin Cancer Later

...at burn before the age of 18, and your risks go up dramatically -- and the more times a child experiences sunburn or even sun damage caused by a tan, the greater their future risk of skin cancer," says //Dr. Darrell Rigel, a dermatologist from New York University Medical Center.One reason, Rigel says, is the canc...

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