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Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries

...ation of fungal origin. Two common conditions are esophageal candidiasis and cryptococcal meningitis. Flucanazole, commerically available as Diflucan is used to treat these conditions. Representatives of Pfizer Inc. said they do not know how much the expanded 50-nation program would cost. However, they said...

Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries

...ation of fungal origin. Two common conditions are esophageal candidiasis and cryptococcal meningitis. Flucanazole, commerically available as Diflucan is used to treat these conditions. Representatives of Pfizer Inc. said they do not know how much the expanded 50-nation program would cost. However, they said...

Animal Fat Enhances Risk Of Stomach

...s between these and two other types of stomach and esophageal cancers and dietary factors, Dr. Susan T. Mayne fr...d intake of saturated fat each doubled the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma, the investigators found. Saturated fat also raised the risk of gastric cardia, which...

Cancer hazard Found With Animal-Based Nutrients

...kinds of cancers. The rate of a specific type of esophageal and stomach cancer, has increased by 300 percent s...he nutrient intake of 1,095 people with stomach or esophageal cancer to that of 687 healthy people in a control group. The team also looked at the participants'...

Animal Fat increases risk Of stomach cancer

...s between these and two other types of stomach and esophageal cancers and dietary factors, Dr. Susan T. Mayne fr...d intake of saturated fat each doubled the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma, the investigators found. Saturated fat also raised the risk of gastric cardia, which...

Gastrointestinal conditions affect sleep

...pants completed a sleep quality exam and underwent esophageal monitoring evaluation for 24 hours in a sleep lab. Researchers evaluated the number of minutes required to fall asleep, the number of arousals from sleep, sleep efficiency, and the proportion of time spent in various stages of sleep. Results show pe...

Eating wrong foods may cause heartburns at night

Heartburns during the night or nocturnal gastro esophageal reflux may be due// to wrong eating habits, like c...rom being cause of other disease. Nocturnal gastro esophageal reflux or heartburn is often linked with severe form of gastro esophageal reflux disease. Research...

Chronic cough can lead to depression

...g may be due to post-nasal drip, asthma and gastro esophageal reflux. These symptoms may happen individually or in combination. At times the cough may be the only complaint the patient has, making it difficult for the physician to diagnose the cause....

Improved procedure to do laproscopic esophagectomy discovered

...kes it easier to remove pre-cancerous tissues, and esophageal disease other than cancer with fewer complications. Researchers are confident that the rate of survivors from this procedure will be higher than the rate for open surgical procedures for the same cause. The scientists have presented their invention...

Top Ten Super Food Items That Can Help In Avoiding Cancer

...iotic like substances. Protective against stomach, esophageal and breast cancers. 3) BERRIES: rich in anthocyanins that repair and protect DNA. Includes.Blueberries, cranberries, cherries, raspberries, strawberries and grapes. 4) BROCCOLI SPROUTS: contains Sulforaphane and indole-3-carbinol protect against ...

Top Ten Super Food Items That Can Help In Avoiding Cancer

...iotic like substances. Protective against stomach, esophageal and breast cancers. 3) BERRIES: rich in anthocyanins that repair and protect DNA. Includes. Blueberries, cranberries, cherries, raspberries, strawberries and grapes. 4) BROCCOLI SPROUTS: contains Sulforaphane and indole-3-carbinol protect again...

The effects of Curcumin: a natural pigment in turmeric explored for its anti-cancer properties

...t curcumin can block a key protein associated with esophageal cancer, known as NF-kappaB and they term their rec... from Barrett’s esophagus, a pre-malignant form of esophageal cancer that leads to the full-blown disease in around ten percent of cases. Barrett’s esophagus is...

Whole-body hypothermia reduces risk of death in Encephalopathy in infants

...l care (control group) or whole-body cooling to an esophageal temperature of 33.5°C for 72 hours, followed by sl...ed cooling blanket that was pre-cooled to 5° C. An esophageal probe was placed and the infant was covered with a second cooling blanket. Esophageal and skin tempe...

Acid Reflux Increases Risk Of Esophagus Cancer

... can be gauged from the fact that the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinomas has jumped by a massive 600 percen... no screening techniques that can rapidly diagnose esophageal cancer. The main conditions responsible for the development of the cancer are GERD and Barrett's eso...

Soft Drinks May Reduce Esophageal Cancer Risk

...ieved that there was a 350% higher risk of getting esophageal cancer through consuming carbonated soft drinks. I...id lead author Susan Mayne. Potential causes of esophageal adenocarcinoma were identified by Mayne and her colleagues in a previously completed population-base...

Infections Of The Oral Cavity Can Be Treated By Photodynamic Therapy

...l of the drug Photofrin? by the FDA, patients with esophageal and endobronchial cancers, peptic ulcer of the lower end of the esophagus (Barrett's esophagus) have had a new ray of hope regarding their treatment. The researchers of the present study found that minimal doses of PDT delivered to organisms such a...

PET Can Predict Response To Treatment In Esophageal Cancer Patients

...urgery. The researchers examined 64 patients with esophageal cancer with PET, which shows images of the metabolic function of the tissue under examination. The PET scans were conducted after treatment with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation....

Hiccups May Be An Indication Of Esophageal Cancer

...d difficulty in swallowing may be an indication of esophageal cancer. // Professor Tom Walsh, author of the re...rgeons in Ireland that 27 percent of patients with esophageal cancer complain of persistent hiccups, reports foodconsumer.org. Six percent of patients were pro...

Laryngeal Cancer Added to Asbestos’ Crime Lis

...re was insufficient evidence to relate asbestos to esophageal cancer. The IOM, which is quasi-governmental institute, was set upon the task to ‘comprehensively review, evaluate, and summarize the peer-reviewed scientific and medical literature’ on asbestos and the five forms of cancer by the US senate. A deba...

Freeze-dried fruits: Berry Berry Good!

... this have begun to gauge the effects on colon and esophageal cancers. He is currently involved in the development of an aerosol spray made from berries to be tested in lung cancer studies....

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