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New drug to treat Heart Attack and damaged tissue

...r-1 gene, the tissue injury level decreases and it enhances oxygen function and survival of the subject...

Supplement helps cardiac surgery

...eport on the use of a nutritional supplement which enhances the immune system in patients undergoing surgery.// A group of 50 patients who had either a weak heart, over 70, or scheduled for mitral-valve patients (all risk factors for cardiac surgery),- were assigned to either the supplement or a placebo. Th...

Cooked vegetables give more iron

... found that cooking tomatoes with other vegetables enhances the nutritional value of those other vegetables however, that vegetables that are blended before cooking have available iron levels almost as low as those in raw vegetables, while vegetables that are blended after cooking retain the higher iron level...

Immune function could benefit from exercise

...hers thus concluded that regular moderate exercise enhances the mucosal immune function in elderly people....

New drug for mental alertness

...unction of a neurotransmitter called glutamate and enhances the memeory. Because the drug effect only lasts for hours, they have relatively less side effects. The results of the drug test were published in the journal New Scientist....

The Benefits of Strontium in the treatment for Osteoporosis Questioned

...s fractures, treatment with an anabolic agent that enhances bone formation is preferable, and this is now possible since the introduction of recombinant parathyroid hormone (PTH). However, the use of PTH is limited by its high cost and the need for subcutaneous self-injection. Recently strontium ranelate has...

Incidence Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Gay Men On The Rise

... that the increased use of methamphetamines (that enhances sexual drive) and makes users less cautious. Another dimension of new social behaviour is the use of Internet chat rooms, this has become the hunting place for finding casual sex partners. A report published in Miami Herald indicates that in 19...

Valporic Acid Blocks Latent HIV Replication

...ts acts by blocking the virus replication and also enhances the immune system // of these patients. But HAART cannot act on the virus, which is present in the latent phase in the cells. Which leads to continuous HAART treatment to affected patients, as the virus may emerge from cells as soon as HAART treatmen...

Ranbaxy opens Drug discovery centre in Gurgaon

...trengths and the addition of this facility further enhances oru capabilities in the area of drug discovery and development systems”. This is the third R&D centre which has been set up by Ranbaxy for Drug discovery, all the three modern research facilities is located in the same campus. The First and second R&...

Morphine Withdrawal Complicates Hepatitis C Infection in Drug Abusers

... shown using cell culture techniques that morphine enhances virus replication and inhibits IFN-alpha (a natural anti-viral factor produced by immune, as well as host cells, and the only one approved in recombinant form for treating HCV infection). The researchers examined the effects of morphine withdrawal ...

Novel protein found to enhance effect of Vitamin E and suppress prostate cancer

...s, thereby suppressing the tumor. The protein also enhances the retention of Vitamin E // that limits the proliferation of cancer cells. The researchers of the present study are the first to describe the role of a protein known as alpha tocopherol associated protein or TAP in prostate cancer. Expression lev...

Another Feather In The Garlic Cap: Helpful In Avoiding Breast Cancer

...M University in Tallahassee hypothesized that PhIP enhances the metabolism of the enzymes linked to carcinogenesis. They further suggested that the diallyl sulfide derived from garlic might counter this activity. "We treated human breast epithelial cells with equal amounts of PhIP and DAS separately, and th...

Genetically modified bacteria to combat HIV

...said: "In principle a technique such as this which enhances the body's defenses against HIV sounds like a great idea. "Clearly there are many steps to be completed in the development and clinical testing of the product, and there may be special safety concerns over unexpected side effects due to ...

Dominant Discoveries and The Darker Side Of Methamphetamine Drug Addiction

...e feelings of pleasure. Short-term use of the drug enhances physical activity and alertness. The stimulant effects last for several hours following intake, even at very small doses. Long-term use of the drug is found to be associated with addiction, characterized by compulsive drug seeking or craving, followe...

Dummies Serve To Reduce Chances Of SIDS

...ough the practice of sucking the dummy, which also enhances alertness. The functions of a pacifier are more mechanical than biological. The risk of SIDS is heightened when a dummy is regularly used and stopped suddenly...

Measles Vaccination Drive Intensified In Quake-Hit Pakistan

...er-nutrition and quake-related trauma. As UNICEF enhances its work on the immunization front, it is also taking steps to protect children and their families from falling temperatures. UN agencies and their partners have been coordinating the construction of prefabricated shelters. Most quake survivors are...

Visually impaired prefer specially enhanced TV

...ideo enhancement cable product, RazorVision, which enhances video for normal sighted TV viewers. DigiVision, the company that developed the Belkin device and holds a patent pending on the technology, has shown interest in creating another version of the product for visually impaired viewers based on results f...

Positive Emotions lead To Life Longevity

...had a direct impact on health as they feel that it enhances the immune system and also protects from psychological stress. The researchers feel that interpreting literature studies are very difficult to distinguish between the effects of positive and negative emotions, as they are mostly living alone or indep...

Rising Rates Of C.Difficile Infection Among Non-Hospitalized Patients

...ural bacterial flora present in the intestine, and enhances the susceptibility to the infection. C.difficile now happily grows and thrives in an otherwise hostile environment leading to symptoms such as severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and fever. An alarming rate of the infection incidence in Britain from 1...

The weight loss reality check – Do Fad diets and short-cut methods actually work

...weight loss. But, an increase in protein and fats enhances the risk of heart disease. It can also make you feel fatigued and nauseous. Reduced intake of carbohydrates less than 130g a day and an increase in protein and fat can also lead to kidney stones and gout. The aim should be to start the day with a su...

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