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India's anti-AIDS drug market engaged in price war

...red a controversy by offering anti-AIDS drugs at a drastically lower prices. Pharmaceutical companies in India are able to gain good healthy revenues, even if these anti-AIDS drugs are sold at steep discounts. India's patent laws currently protect only the processes by which drugs are made but not the products ...

Gene therapy - Aim to improve blood flow

...inforce the supply to the heart muscle, this could drastically improve quality of life. In diabetes, this is a frequent complication, and can lead to tissue death, and wounds which either do not heal, or take months to do so. // Altering a gene could help doctors grow new, healthy, blood vessels in heart pati...

High-protein diets may pose health risks

...such as meat and eggs.Meanwhile, some of the diets drastically limit consumption of high-carbohydrate foods such as cereals, grains, fruits, vegetabled and low-fat milk products, Eckel says.Eating large amounts of high-fat animal foods over a sustained period has been shown to increase the risk of coronary heart...

Smoke less to stay young

...lic health campaigns aimed at young people must be drastically modified to convince them to eliminate cigarettes completely....

Gene therapy - Aim to improve blood flow

...force the supply to the heart muscle,// this could drastically improve quality of life. In diabetes, this is a frequent complication, and can lead to tissue death, and wounds which either do not heal, or take months to do so. Altering a gene could help doctors grow new, healthy, blood vessels in heart patien...

Benefits in fertility procedures

...embryo may be implanted and the chances of success drastically decrease. Dr. Werlin says it appears PGD makes no difference in this group, although results on more women could alter the findings. Dr. Werlin says this is one of very few randomized studies to look at the benefits of PGD on specific women....

National Lung Study in the process

...ring lung cancer before symptoms start.// Smoking drastically increases a person's risk of lung cancer and there are currently 90 million current and former smokers in the United States. Unlike other cancers that have had a reduced number of deaths in recent years, the death toll from lung cancer has remained u...

Hope for 11 million children facing death from illnesses

...to death. Preventable communicable diseases can be drastically reduced through three activities: the Expanded Programme on Immunization, Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses, and preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV and reducing HIV among young people. Injuries community-based interventions hav...

Smoking and its Effects

...in Australia, reports respiratory function is more drastically reduced with smoking among this group. A study of 60 individuals with low birth weight, defined as weighing less than 2.2 pounds, yielded these results. Respiratory function was measured around age 8 and then again around age 20. The data was compar...

A Reduction In Calories Found To Yield More Benefits

A new study reveals that, cutting calories can drastically reduce the risk of clogged arteries, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure . // High triglyceride levels can lead to atherosclerosis, or clogged arteries, which can be a precursor to heart attack or stroke. Researchers studied two group...

Weight Loss Relieves Osteoarthritis Pain

...nificant difference. This way the load on knees is drastically reduced and OA pain can be relieved. Therefore this weighty problem has a weight loss solution and has been proved to be highly beneficial for OA patients....

Prostratin- Drug to eradicate HIV

...y (HAART), have brought the virus under control by drastically reducing its presence, or load, in patients. But HAART does not completely eradicate HIV. Instead, the virus goes into hiding and persists in undetectable levels in the blood. Prostratin therapy could provide a means by which to flag the furtive HIV ...

Chicken Pox Hospitalizations Are Becoming Less

...doctors because of chicken pox vaccine had reduced drastically the incidence of hospitalizations and visits to pox // . The latest issue of JAMA reports a research on the subject. Varicella vaccine is recommended for routine immunization of children aged 12 to 18 months and for older susceptible children and ad...

Northeast To Get Mega Rural Health Mission

... support staff. "The situation is going to change drastically now with the launch of the Mission and development of infrastructure," Ramadoss said. "In three years' time we hope to change the face of the rural healthcare system in the country and the northeast in particular." The emphasis of the mission is to...

Lung Cancer: Nutritional Intervention Comes To The Rescue

... into athymic mice-also known as nude mice. So, he drastically increased D.H.'s intake of omega-3 fatty acids. According to Pardini, D.H. was told by his doctor in 2000 that he had only a few months to live. But five years later, he is still alive, and has even gained a little weight. While beginning to take h...

Another Benefit For Human Health Attributed To Omega-3-Fats

...rapy and surgery, but a nutritional intervention - drastically increasing the intake of omega-3 fatty acids that are widely found in fish oil or golden algae oil. Today, CT scan results showed the cancer shrunk 10 percent. Dr. Pardini is no quack doctor. His omega-3 fatty acids therapy is based on many of his...

Passion Fizzling Out? Blame The “Love Molecule

...he first year, the levels of this molecule dropped drastically thereby affecting the intensity of the romance. These levels were similar to those found in the people with long-term relationships. The researchers have published their findings in the latest issue of the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology. They sa...

Cheerleaders run high risk of injury-US study

... land on hard surfaces, the chances for injury are drastically higher." The study recommends that coaches get professional safety training and that high schools and cheerleading associations adopt uniform safety procedures and also develop a national database for injuries. That is something the Memphis, Te...

Little Known DNA Repair Enzyme May Be A Tumor Suppressor Gene

...rst author of the study. "Its loss in animal cells drastically affects the development of chromosomal stability, which is a hallmark of cancer. Therefore, we believe its function may be to suppress the development of tumors." Although DNA polymerases—enzymes responsible for copying, editing and repairing gene...

Can Cannabis Cause Madness?

...hat the age of first cannabis use has been reduced drastically with teens started using this drug. The drug is usually smoked or chewed it is found that the THC present in cannabis accumulates in the brain and produces mental and physical instability, changes in color perception, emotional stress and anxiety. Re...

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