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Distraction therapy found very effective in postoperative patients

...ling pain in patients following surgeries has been effectively taken care of by a new therapy called distraction therapy. Doctors at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in the US have distracted patients with images and sounds from nature and have successfully controlled pain in patients following a painful ...

Vitamin Shields Brittle Bones

...Vitamin E may prevent bone loss after menopause as effectively as estrogen. In this study it is shown that female rats that had their ovaries removed and treated with vitamin E had much higher bone densities after eight weeks than the rats that received no treatment. Vitamin E is an antioxidant, meaning it soak...

Increased Heart Attack Risk From Celebrex,Vioxx

... osteoarthritis and adult rheumatoid arthritis. By effectively reducing the pain, inflammation and stiffness of arthritis, celebrex can help you through the day with activities like standing, walking or climbing stairs, and through the night while sitting or lying in bed. Since their introduction in 1999, the ...

Uncontrolled blood pressure

...roup, only 23 per cent were taking medication that effectively controlled the condition. Those aged over 65 were less likely to either be aware of hypertension or to be doing something about it. Surprisingly,these people did have health insurance and did see their doctor quite regularly - so lack of medical atte...

FDA Approves Contraceptive Ring

...aceptive implant. NuvaRing, sold by Organon, Inc., effectively blocks conception between 98 percent and 99 percent of the time -- meaning that for every 100 women who use it for a year, only one or two will become pregnant, the FDA says. That rate is similar to both the birth control pill and the yet-unapproved ...

Fright could be more harmful

...expect large scale panic if such weapons are every effectively deployed or thought to be deployed. "The general level of malaise, fear and anxiety may remain high for years, exacerbating pre-existing psychiatric disorders and further heightening the risk of mass sociogenic illness."The current uncertainty over ...

First human clone is near

Human cloning could effectively create a replica of another living or dead person. Scientists could create the first cloned human before the end of the year. Dr. Panayiotis Zavos, who along with his Italian colleague Dr. Severino Antinori has triggered worldwide alarm with plans to...

Cyclosporin A Treats Leukemia Complications

...nts with anemia or thrombocytopenia can be treated effectively with the drug, cyclosporin A. Anemia is a decrease in red cells in the blood and thrombocytopenia is when the number of platelets in reduced. The latter is the most common cause of bleeding disorders. // At the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Can...

The cancer-fighting gene

...e researchers new clues on how the crucial protein effectively prevents cells from becoming cancerous.// The protein is enormous in size and scope, with a chain of some 1,863 amino acids that comprises a complex, three-dimensional structure.Scientists have been focusing their investigations on the two ends of ...

Activated charcoal for poisoning treatment

...uld be made aware that the activated charcoal can effectively used at home....

Constipation can be a cause

...who led the research, said: "It could help us more effectively identify people with early or suspected disease or people at high risk of developing the disease in the future."The large study, part of the Honolulu Heart Program, looked at 6,456 aged between 51 and 75 who were followed for 24 years.// Constipati...

Cure for sleepless nights

..."Our results indicate that chronic insomnia can be effectively treated in late life with structured and sleep-focused interventions aimed at changing poor sleep habits and faulty beliefs and attitudes about sleep. "Although such behavioural intervention is more time consuming than drug therapy, it is worth the i...

Smallpox Would Spread Rapidly

...k and how to minimize the risk of illness may more effectively prevent the spread of disease than isolating everyone who has been exposed. The smallpox vaccine can also be used to treat the infection if given in the days immediately after exposure....

Vaginosis increases risk of miscarriage

...icals which causes the blood vessels to constrict, effectively starving the fertilised egg of vital nutrients....

Nasal Spray Beats Antihistamine

...s such as runny nose, sneezing and congestion more effectively than the antihistamine loratadine (Claritin). Fluticasone is a corticosteroid preparation that fights allergy symptoms by reducing the inflammation that occurs in the nose when a person is exposed to an allergy trigger such as pollen or dust mites....

Take care of constipation

...who led the research, said: "It could help us more effectively identify people with early or suspected disease or people at high risk of developing the disease in the future." The large study, part of the Honolulu Heart Program, looked at 5,324 patients aged between 50 and 80 who were followed for 22 years. Con...

Science of swooning

...ng adults, that blood vessels do not strengthen so effectively after drinking, causing low blood pressure which can be responsible for blackouts. The research was carried out on 23 men and one woman, with an average age of 28, who stretch out in a metal cylinder while a vacuum was applied to it to lower the pre...

New methods to prevent injury of patients

...uterised prescriptions could stop drug errors more effectively than blaming doctors or nurses who make a mistake....

A way to slow the progression of Type 1 Diabetes

...ks on the immune system's destructive T-cells, and effectively suppresses the immune cells involved in the development of diabetes. They believe it also helps to retain insulin production well into the course of the disease. Kevan Herott, M.D., of Columbia University, felt that, the goal of this trial was to in...

Innovative device aids in advanced heart failure

...heart failure, the heart enlarges and is unable to effectively pump blood around the body.// Commonly, the heart valves are damaged too. Heart failure is a progressive condition, with no cure other than a transplant - although it can be managed with medication. However, a new cardiac support device (CSD) being...

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