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Distraction therapy found very effective in postoperative patients

...is not substitute for pain medication but a way to enhance pain control....

Shock it to Heal!!

...cing the blood flow to the affected area and hence enhance the immune system. The device should be used in combination with other measures. According to the study, author Dr. Lawrence A Lavery of the University of Texas Health Sciences, "it is more promising than some pharmaceuticals that I've seen." Inspi...

Dopamine helps stroke survivors

...nduced disability. The discovery of drugs that can enhance the recovery process is a very encouraging advance for stroke survivors and their carers....

Protein and fat improve memory

... of food energy, not just carbohydrates, appear to enhance memory performance in healthy older adults, says a...ays, suggesting that specific types of food energy enhance specific aspects of brian function.Further research is necessary to unravel the unique connections b...

Drug Combinations May Boost Stroke Risk

...r basis. Frequently used migraine medications that enhance serotonin belong to a group of drugs known as triptans. These include Imitrex and Zomig. Experts caution that the association indicated in the new report is based on only a few patients and needs more research before a solid public health message ca...

Magnesium sulfate offers no help in migraine treatment

...with metoclopramide, appears to reduce rather than enhance the effectiveness of treatment.// Dr. Jill Corbo, and colleagues from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York, note that there is evidence that magnesium may be helpful in the treatment of migraine headache and that studies in ...

A new recovery for heart attacks

... findings could be used to help develop drugs that enhance cells' adaptation to low-oxygen conditions. These drugs would prevent the binding of hydroxyl groups to the HIF protein and in turn boost the amount of the protein around to improve oxygen delivery. The researchers have patented the asparagine-hydro...

Pill may replace exercise

...e it could become a drug of abuse because it would enhance the performance of athletes," he said. In the study, Williams and colleagues created a group of mice with genes that made a surplus of a protein called calmodulin-dependent protein kinase, or CaMK. When this protein is activated, it and another pro...

Quicker healing with active bandages

...ydrogel dressings actually penetrate the wound and enhance the healing process. The researchers believe that the bandages will be applicable to diabetic ulcers, burns, surgical incisions and other wounds in humans. They could be especially useful in older people, where healing can be quite slow. In the mic...

Many factors influence sexual potency

...ct sexual desire and performance. Those wishing to enhance their sex life should seek to restore physical fitness. - Worry, depression, excessive stress and dissatisfaction in life can play a part in sexual satisfaction. A man unhappy with his job or worried about finances may need to explore these factors ...

Vitamin D May Aid Breast Cancer Treatment

...e vitamin D to the treatment regimen is thought to enhance the ability of the radiation to bring about apoptosis -- or cell death. It also reduces the proliferation, or growth of cancer cells, in the tumor itself. While the finding in this particular study is unique, previous research on vitamin D found it w...

Brain Temperature Tunnel dicovered

...ortant public health implications. Not only can it enhance safety and performance of athletes, military personnel, firefighters, and outdoor recreationists, but it can also provide continuous brain temperature monitoring in hospitals without the need of nurse intervention. Important purposes for the devices ...

Vitamin D Wipes out Cancer Cells

...cer. A new study shows one form of the vitamin may enhance the effect of radiation treatment for breast cancer.Investigators compared tumor growth in mice treated with radiation alone to mice exposed to both radiation and EB 1089, a derivative of vitamin D. After treatment, the tumor volume in those women tr...

Girls Hit Tanning Booths More Than Boys

...d present alternatives to tanning using UV rays to enhance appearance," Demko says....

Brain Scans Help Predict Alzheimer's Disease

...ting what will happen to them in the future -- and enhance our ability to intervene earlier."...

Tomatoes Might Inhibit the Development Of Prostate Cancer

...ene supplements with the hope they will prevent or enhance their treatment for prostate cancer. They say more work is needed to understand the role of various compounds in tomatoes and how they play a role in the prevention of prostate cancer. Meanwhile researchers suggest patients should focus on eating ...

Will Your Baby Grow Up To Be A Future Einstein ?

...n May. 2) Listening to music was once thought to enhance math skills. A 1999 Harvard medical school analysis of more than a dozen studies doesn't support this claim, but music and dancing can be excellent ways to interact. 3) Other research shows infants can learn basic sign language even before they spe...

Vitamin E Could Restore Sudden Hearing Loss

...s assumed antioxidants could reduce the damage and enhance recovery of idiopathic sudden hearing loss. Sixty-six participants were enrolled in the study within eight days from onset of the hearing loss. They were all treated with bed rest, magnesium, inhalation of carbogen and steroids, and the patients in ...

The Link Between Obesity And Breast Cancer

...t cancer, however they say that interventions that enhance weight control may have a substantial effect on breast cancer outcome....

Combination Therapy Found To Improves Stroke Recovery

...ontinuous transcranial Doppler ultrasonography can enhance the effects of t-PA in acute ischemic stroke....

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