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Acupuncture can ease cancer

...atients undergoing high-dose chemotherapy could be eased by electroacupuncture. Nausea and vomiting caused by the powerful drugs used to fight cancer can prove extremely debilitating for patients. Doctors offer an arsenal of various anti-emetic drugs to lessen the reaction, but in recent years acupunctur...

Blood Pressure Drug may slow wasting in burn victims

... patients. // In the Texas experiment, the drug eased the children's heart rates an average of 20 percent. More significantly, the youngsters lost just 1 percent of muscle and bone mass over four weeks of recovery. The untreated group lost 9 percent. The children all had burns over at least 40 percent o...

FDA panel refuses anti-viral cold remedy

... of the common cold. In clinical studies, the drug eased symptoms and cut the duration of colds by about a day. One concern is that pleconaril tablets must be taken within 24 hours of the first symptoms, making the drug's real-life usefulness questionable. Because colds are not serious illnesses, it's unli...

Prevent Multiple Sclerosis From Oral Contraceptives

...revious studies, estrogen delayed the onset // and eased the course of a MS-like disease in animals, suggesting that oral contraceptives, which contain estrogen, and pregnancy and the postpartum period afterward, both states associated with profound hormonal changes, may alter the clinical course or affect...

Pakistan drug companies seek trade ties with India

...said. "Theoretically both India and Pakistan have eased trade and visa restrictions but everyone knows that in reality it is a tough task to get visa for the business community for each other's country." The total pharmaceutical market in Pakistan is estimated at $1,000 million, with a five percent annu...

Physical Exertion Can Lessen Depression

...sion was arrived at. Clinical depression cannot be eased with a single workout, but this can contribute towards giving them an emotional boost. // The University of Texas’ Dr John Bartholomew has revealed that regular exercise could contribute towards managing the symptoms of the condition. The journal ...

Congestion for Use of Clarinex-D 12 Hour cleared – FDA Gives the No

...cted that the extended-release-combined medication eased nasal congestion as well as provided immense relief compared to desloratadine alone, relieving other allergy symptoms better than pseudoephedrine alone. Insomnia, headache, dry mouth, and fatigue are some of the common side effects associated with ...

Bruce Vladeck Will Hold Fort (interim) of UMDNJ

... now replace UMDNJ president John Petillo, who was eased out of his chair by Gov. Jon Corzine. The Formal relinquishing of authority is yet to take place. The University’s board of trustees has independent authority to hire a new president. The federal monitor had impressed upon the board, to initiate the ...

Long Term Mediation Not Advisable To Treat Hot Flashes

...the seizure drug Neurontin (gabapentin). The drugs eased symptoms of menopause and were suggested by women who were taking them for other reasons. They told doctors the drugs seemed to decrease their hot flashes. Researchers also examined studies of nonprescription extracts from soy and red clover, which c...

'Young and their Reproductive Health' - Theme of World Population Day

... the year 2050. Although population growth has eased world wide, 90% of the current growth is largely confined to developing countries where the needs of the people far outweigh the resources. These countries also have a huge unmet requirement for family planning services, which has failed to be addres...

Codeine-based painkillers to be used cautiously

...ommend consulting your doctor if symptoms have not eased with a couple of days’ treatment using over-the-counter medicines.” Some over-the-counter medicines like Solpadeine and Nurofen Plus contain codeine, according to the union, representing 1,600 pharmacists. “Patients who use pain relievers regular...

Women in the throes of depression portray differences in brain chemistry

... the next ten weeks. Those whose depression hadn't eased by the end of the first month received a prescription for an increased dose of antidepressant. "Women who had more pronounced responses in their stress response mechanisms during brain imaging also showed alterations in hormones, like cortisol, tha...

Naseem’s Heart Put In Its Plac

... the missing pericardium.The heart was then slowly eased inside his chest. 'I am very thankful that I found the doctors that I found, and I thank God every day,' said his mother at a news conference. Doctors are happy that the newborn's heart was functioning properly. The mother already had borne two n...

South Asian Sisters Bring Mental Illness Out of Closet

...hose loved ones suffer from mental illness will be eased and that they can find comfort in a taboo subject being brought to light in a humanistic and embracing way," adds Rehana. Asked in what way is South Asians' attitude to mental illness different from the Western society and other immigrant communitie...

Diet Rich in Copper- Good for Heart

...tudies show that giving copper supplements to mice eased the stress on their over-worked hearts by preventing heart enlargement. The study will be published online on March 5th in The Journal of Experimental Medicine. Insufficient copper intake is associated with increases in cholesterol levels, clot for...

Overseeing Agency Indifferent to Workplace Safety in US

...fficials of the industries they now oversee — have eased regulations or weakened enforcement of rules on issues like driving hours for truckers, logging in forests and corporate mergers, critics say. Since George W. Bush became president, OSHA has killed dozens of existing and proposed regulations and ...

Stem Cell Transplants Ease Parkinson's Symptoms in Monkeys

Scientists have successfully eased the symptoms of Parkinson's disease in monkeys with the help of human stem cell transplants . During the course of study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the scientists isolated stem cells from the brains of aborte...

Use Caution With All Pain Medications, Warns Experts

...o, choosing a pain reliever meant finding one that eased your pain without being too hard on the stomach. Now, research suggests that some commonly used pain medications -- not just the now-banned Vioxx -- can raise the risk of having a heart attack or stroke. New step-by-step recommendations from the Ame...

HIV Spreading Rapidly Among Gay Men in Hong Kong

...ctices and condom use among the gay community have eased since the HIV epidemic peaked in the 1980s and early 1990s....

Nature Unleashes Terror Across America

... Observatory.The danger to homes south of the park eased Wednesday and many of the hundreds of residents evacuated overnight were allowed to return. The fire appears to have been accidental, according to Battalion chief John Miller, who oversees arson investigations. In the Southeast, a wildfire in nort...

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