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Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk

...how that women with low levels of infection are at extremely low risk of developing cervical cancer within 10 years, the implications are that women with low levels of the virus could be safely monitored by regular repeat testing, rather than being referred directly to a gynecologist,'...

Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...yncope, or fainting spells, which can be caused by extremely low blood pressure, a heart-rhythm disorder or other conditions. Many of the heart and circulation problems could be treated with medication or a pacemaker....

Novartis files application with FDA for Zometa

...e than 30 countries. "Bone complications can be extremely debilitating to cancer patients, and seriously impact their day to day activities. Zometa offers these patients an effective treatment with a convenient 15-minute infusion time. Novartis is pleased to bring forward another drug that will help make a ...

A height problem

...n the average worked out for them, and children of extremely short parents likely to prove slightly taller. Children's heights often give a clue to any underlying health problem they may have. If a child is too short, it may be due to serious underlying disease, malnutrition or even abuse, so it is important t...

New spray gel heals surgical wounds

...to external wounds. "These products have been used extremely successfully to cover external wounds to ensure moist wound healing and avoid allergic reaction. It would be very beneficial if the same technology could be applied to internal wounds ." she added....

Medicis Pharmaceutical company enters pediatric market

...nt and Treasurer of Ascent said, "We at Ascent are extremely pleased to have entered into this arrangement as it provides us the best opportunity to transfer the mission of Ascent to a strong and innovative organization, which can provide the pediatric community with creative and valuable products. " Ascent'...

Acupuncture can ease cancer

... the powerful drugs used to fight cancer can prove extremely debilitating for patients. Doctors offer an arsenal of various anti-emetic drugs to lessen the reaction, but in recent years acupuncture has been joining mainstream medicine as a possible extra help. Acupuncture involves the insertion of tiny needl...

Health at heights

...breathing comes close to stopping and the pulse is extremely weak. It can be prevented by wearing many layers of clothing, drinking plenty of fluids and hot drinks (but not alcohol) and keeping well nourished.Maintaining movement to keep circulation up is also advised. In the event of cabin decompression...

Detection of Cancer

...The ability to do a broad test for cancers will be extremely important, as early detection is a major factor in determining the success of cancer treatments," said Professor Pat. The C-test also has the advantage of being less invasive than other tests."The current test for prostate cancer is not very reliabl...

Caffeine keeps soldiers sharp

...st at high altitude. "We think this is going to be extremely important in this ongoing effort to combat terrorism," Lt. Col. Donald Archibald, deputy director of military operational medicine at Ft. Detrick, Maryland, said. Specifically, it can be used in maintaining speed of reactions and visual and auditor...

Hydroxyurea derivatives kill colon cancer cells

... // Previous drugs derived from hydroxyurea were extremely active in blocking the same cell targets as hydroxyurea, but had serious side effects. This prompted the researchers to synthesize similar drugs with different structures that they hypothesized would be less likely to cause complications. The resear...

Gene Therapy Destroys Pancreatic Cancer Cells

...ancers, affecting many people a year and having an extremely low survival rate. Pancreatic cancer is the most aggressive cancer and there are few palliative treatments. Using a new two-pronged attack, researchers were able to destroy deadly pancreatic cancer cells in the test tube and in lab animals. // The ...

Research of Ritalin

...been given Ritalin daily for many years, and it is extremely effective and beneficial, but it's not quite as simple as a short-acting drug,It does appear to be safe when used properly, but it is still important to ask what it is doing in the brain."said Dr Walker. Mice were used in the experiment. One group w...

Low cholestrol,low behaviour

...he control of mood and emotion. "Cholesterol is an extremely important component of the brain, especially of the nerve cell membranes," he said. "It makes sense that if you have got a high or low level of cholestrol that might influence the way the nerve cells work." Dr Garland said impulsivity stimulated by l...

New Dietary Approach To Manage Kidney Stones

Kidney stones, which are often extremely painful to excrete, cost billions of dollars each year in medical care and lost productivity. While the stones can sometimes be prevented by drinking plenty of water, avoiding infections and emptying the bladder frequently,// medication to reduce the...

Handbook cum diary on regulatory information

...cate format in the diary. The information is to be extremely useful to the drug trade and manufacturing sector in the state. // The book contains all statutory forms essential for the day to day working of drug inspectors. Checklists for the grant / renewal of licenses, revised license fees structure, and spe...

Screening device for ovarian cancer

...is well advanced, the proteomics approach could be extremely valuable....

Needle free future for diabetics

...till in its early stages, but it's already looking extremely promising. Meanwhile, keep watching this space - for iontophoresis is also being developed as a drug delivery system....

Chewing gum found to increase brainpower

...ory and other important tasks. "The results were extremely clear and specifically we found that chewing gum// targeted memory," Andrew Scholey of the university's Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit said. "People recalled more words and performed better in tests on working memory." Peppermint gum, menthol or s...

Chemists Discover Cation Considered Too Unstable To Exist

...olecule so electronically unstable and, therefore, extremely reactive that it should not exist for any length of time. Lambert believes the cation now should be described as nonaromatic. Lambert and Lin discovered the molecule when trying to figure out how to make stable organic cations in the laboratory. Wh...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited ... of Nature Reviews Microbiology , one of ... a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and chair of ... Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed the epidemiology and ... 1968 pandemics, as well as more recent 2009 ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... MAYWOOD, Il. (April 17, 2014) Doctors who ... disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can face an agonizing ... progression of the disease and help relieve shortness ... lung transplants, and sirolimus can cause potentially fatal ... said pulmonologist Dr. Daniel Dilling, medical director of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014-- Colic affects about one in five infants in ... visits during the first several months after birth. Research ... showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 issue of ... reported on a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding ... for infant colic did not reduce crying ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that ... a comprehensive review today examining the current state of ... review calls for improved global surveillance strategies to combat ... outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has claimed ... Guinea and Liberia. According to the World Health ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The ... has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream ... the April 17 issue of The New England ... part of a class of highly-resistant bacteria known as ... a major cause of hospital and community-associated infections. The ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and ... do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations ... researchers., The invasive pests include including Nosema microsporidia ... honeybees appear to be resilient to these invasive pests, ... control pests in Europe, Asia and the United States ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... many serious conditions such as heart disease, epilepsy and ... therapies. Unfortunately, there is still much scientists do not ... and unexpected insight into the structure of sodium channels ... - which are responsible for ,fine-tuning, the activity of ... recent edition of the Journal of Biological Chemistry ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Ind. -- Indiana University researchers have detected new early-warning ... diabetes. This discovery could have far-reaching implications for the ... care of over 25 million Americans. , "We had ... retinas at such early stages," said Ann Elsner, professor ... and lead author of the study. "We set out ...
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