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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... develop Alzheimer’s worldwide, and that number is escalating rapidly. As many as 4.5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s, according to the National Institute on Aging, and experts predict that by 2050 that total will rise to approximately 15 million people. To find out what causes Alzheimer’...

Value Meal Would Lower Drug Costs

...ld get a little vitamin C to boot." "The rapidly escalating price of medications (especially for cancer and other life-threatening diseases) has provided incentives to explore pharmacological approaches to lower the costs of drugs," Ratain and Cohen conclude. "As we enter an era of 'targeted' anticancer age...

Interactions Between Food and Drugs Could Lower Drug Costs

...ld get a little vitamin C to boot." "The rapidly escalating price of medications (especially for cancer and other life-threatening diseases) has provided incentives to explore pharmacological approaches to lower the costs of drugs," Ratain and Cohen conclude. "As we enter an era of 'targeted' anticancer age...

Obese Infant Kacey Causes Concern

...doctors in a perplex state when her weight started escalating when she was barely six month old . According to the normal baby growth chart Kaceys recordings were way beyond the normal average. Her parents were terrified to see her ballooning. I was scared, worried - because the weight gain was so fast. It w...

Alteon Initiates Phase 2 Trial of ALT-2074 in Diabetes and Haptoglobin 2-2

...isk for cardiovascular complications. This dose escalating study is designed to evaluate ALT-2074's ability to lower inflammatory cardiovascular biomarkers in patients with an elevated risk for cardiovascular events. It builds on positive data from previous cardiovascular animal studies. ALT- 2074's activi...

Hot Flashes in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer Reduced by Non-hormonal Drug

...y) tablet of gabapentin, a third group received an escalating dose of gabapentin that reached 600 mg/d, and the fourth groups dose reached 900 mg/d. The study was blinded: physicians and patients did not know which pills contained the active agent. Using a scale from 1 to 4, patients recorded the daily number...

New York Legislature Highlights for Awareness of Alzheimer's Disease

NEW YORK, Responding to the escalating incidence of Alzheimer's disease nationwide, both the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly yesterday passed a resolution aimed at raising awareness of the importance of early detection, education and care related to this brain disorder....

Fangs Taken Out of Canadas Bill 29

...n B.C Liberal government, in order to deal with escalating health costs. Canadas senior most judges heard that it was against constitutional laws for the province to pass such laws in just three days and with no time to negotiate. The court also found the following: It was adopted with full knowledge ...

Treatment Cost for Arthritis on the Rise: Study

...rformed in response to a growing concern about the escalating costs of arthritis care as the U.S. population ages, according to Ed Yelin, PhD, a professor of rheumatology in the UCSF School of Medicine and lead author of the study.“Arthritis can be a highly debilitating disease that, as this study shows, presen...

Junk Food Ad Overkill Shows Urgent Ban Needed

...their parents or teachers. 'In a nation with an escalating childhood obesity problem, it is unacceptable to allow these ads to air during children’s prime-time TV.' The study, by the University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Health Promotion, found that 65.9 per cent of advertisements aired during popu...

Health Expenditure on Illegal Immigrants

...ation, is opportune as it raises concern about the escalating healthcare costs in the United States. It also spe...gal immigrants like North Carolina are caught amid escalating Medicaid costs. The study also revealed that critical Medicaid costs amounted to less than 1 percent...

Dr. ‘NO’ Admitted for Lung Conditin

...he world for reacting sluggishly to South Africa’s escalating AIDS problems. She has favored natural therapies such as beetroot and garlic in combating AIDS, over antiretroviral drugs used all over the world. South Africa has one of the world's worst HIV/AIDS epidemics,with an estimated five million of it...

Dengue Alert Issued in South America

...ncreased measures to try to stop the outbreak from escalating into a fully-blown regional epidemic. Source-Bio-Bio Technology SRI...

When Type 1 and Type 2 Are Mouthed By Babes ...

...ng children ... and often these children die.' The escalating scenario of childhood diabetes is just a tip of the ice berg, scientists opine, akin to a dormant volcano, waiting to erupt, with the potential to consume nearly 400 million people across the globe, barely twenty years from now. Most people have ...

Thailand’s Decision to Manufacture Generic AIDS Drug Wins Acclai

In the wake of escalating costs of second-line HIV-AIDS drugs, Thailand has allowed, for the first time, the manufacture of the cost effective version of the// drug ‘Efavirenz’, which has been a boon to many sufferers. Merck & Co Inc, the patent holder of the drug has oppos...

WHO Alerts Governments to Step Up Action to Curb AIDS

...enomenal increase// in Aids infection with figures escalating to 8.6 million. Only 1 million of that figure had AIDS in the previous year. WHO has issued the call to governments to intervene and adopt appropriate measures to contain the spreading of the virus. Mr. Shigeru Omi, the director for Western Pacifi...

Drug Prescribed for Migraines and Seizures Increases Risk of Kidney Stones

...largely unknown previously. “The wide-spread and escalating use of topiramate emphasizes the importance of considering the long-term impact of this drug on kidney-stone formation,” said Dr. Khashayar Sakhaee, senior author of the study and chief of mineral metabolism at UT Southwestern. More than 29 millio...

An alternative vaccine to combat Anthrax

...igned to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of escalating doses of the new vaccine. A total of 100 healthy adults were randomized to receive either one of four different vaccine formulations, or AVA, the anthrax vaccine currently licensed for use in the United States. All vaccinations were administered intr...

Alzheimer's Drug can be Used to Treat Nerve Agent and Pesticide Poisoning

...urther terrorist attacks with nerve agents and the escalating use of organophosphorus insecticides underscore the urgent need to develop effective and safe antidotes against poisoning with these compounds." The study found that galantamine, a drug originally extracted from snowdrop flowers currently approved...

Rajasthan to Conduct Audit to Find Out the Cause of Maternal Mortality

...nd timely medical facility that can bring down the escalating maternal mortality rate in the state," he added. Under the audit project, the state government proposes to form district level committees involving the government officials, NGO's, media representatives and village council representatives. The comm...

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