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Antibiotics Helps Autism

...nce a colonization of bacteria in the bowel can be helped by antibiotic vancomycin. Interestingly the study was done after the autistic son of a researcher was treated with antibiotics for an ear problem and showed improvement of his symptoms. Researchers at present are not sure why the therapy works, the...

Cinnamon May Help Diabetics

...ce to their life.In preliminary findings, cinnamon helped fat cells recognize and respond to insulin, the hormone that removes excess glucose from the blood and deposits it into cells. In a test tube and in animal studies, the spice appeared to increase glucose metabolism by about 20 times. While it is too ...

Nobel Prize for Medicine shared by Three scientists

...nti-depressants like Prozac. The studies have also helped in better understanding of Parkinsons disease....

Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances

...rea, where strategic alliances among companies had helped to increase exports. Mr. Sengupta urged the industry to evolve a package of products which would attract customers better in the major export markets such as the US, Hong Kong and Latin American. The industry should also focus on the manufacture o...

Gene HPA-2 Met linked to cardiac arrest

...est were developed, those at risk could perhaps be helped by preventive anti-clotting drugs....

Emotional callers hamper speedy ambulance dispatch

...eport that although the use of mobile phones often helped to reduce the time taken to notify the emergency services of a problem, this had to be balanced against a high number of communication difficulties compared with landlines....

Uncovering a gene for oesophagal cancer

... predisposes to cancer of the oesophagus. They are helped with regular screening where the oesophagus is examined by a miniature camera and tissue biopsies taken to reveal any potentially cancerous change. Meanwhile, the search for the gene has been narrowed down to one small area of chromosome 17. Once it'...

Hormone treatment helps obese people slim down

...gulation system. // Leptin treatment has already helped people who completely lack the hormone because of a genetic mutation. But only a handful of people don't have any leptin at all naturally. Results of treatment with other obese people have been disappointing, with only some subjects losing small amou...

Cipro Has Cheaper Cousins to Treat Anthrax

...d greatest, so it tends to get attention. // It helped that Cipro was the only drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat inhaled anthrax. But Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson today encouraged the use of two other antibiotics, penicillin and doxycycline. Before this mont...

Beer does good

...ants in wine and that the alcohol in beer and wine helped protect against heart disease. But he said he beli...as the first to show the antioxidants in beer also helped to protect against heart disease. Antioxidants in tea and grape juice could also help reduce arterio...

Letrozole Beats Tamoxifen in Breast Cancer Therapy

... This new drug, Letrozole shrank tumors better and helped more women survive. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Femara as first-line hormonal treatment for advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women. At that time, an FDA advisory panel enthusiastically backed Femara based on Novartis' r...

Good News For Women With Gestational Diabetes

... Zealand found that implanted insulin pump therapy helped women with severe gestational diabetes.The study was fairly small. 30 women used the implanted pumps out of 251 women with gestational diabetes. But researchers note that such pumps are often used successfully by pregnant women who've had type 1 diab...

New drug may stop alopecia

...a gel which which contains a drug known as GW8510, helped to prevent hair loss// in rats subjected to chemotherapy. Lead researcher Stephen Davis said the gel completely prevented hair loss in half of the rats that subsequently underwent chemotherapy. No side effects were detected and the drug did not inte...

More People Seeking Treatment for Depression

...vernment, as well as by health organizations, have helped raise awareness of the illness and thus encouraged many more individuals to seek treatment who may have felt stigmatized before. Another major force in producing the treatment trends was the debut in the late '80s of the antidepressant drugs calle...

Babies Need Vaccination

...Julia McMillan, a member of the AAP committee that helped create this year's list.Doctors also worried that some infants were not being vaccinated early because of concerns that some shots had a mercury-containing preservative called thimerosal, which has since been removed from most vaccines, said Dr. Loui...

Knowing how weight loss aids in diabetes

...le Programme. In the Lifestyle group, they will be helped to lose at least ten per cent of their body weight through calorie reduction and taking regular exercise aiming for a 25 minute walk a day. The Education group will be offered sessions on nutrition and physical activity, and the chance to attend a su...

Smoke less to stay young

... for prevention is past. "By then, they need to be helped to kick the habit."it follows that public health campaigns aimed at young people must be drastically modified to convince them to eliminate cigarettes completely....

A new recovery for heart attacks

...esponsible for the actual activation of genes that helped cells adapt to low oxygen, however the molecular switch for that has to date been unknown.Dr Whitelaw and colleagues found under low-oxygen levels, HIF loses a hydroxyl molecule from an asparagine amino acid on this other domain. This changes the sha...

Heart Drug has grave side effects

... Michael Cuffe, a Duke University cardiologist who helped lead the milrinone study, said the research looked at how patients fared over the longer term, unlike the research that led to government approval of the drug. The study involved 949 patients given either a dummy drug or a 48-hour milrinone infusion....

FDA Approves Anti-Cancer Cell Drug - Zevalin

...evalin as a treatment for people who have not been helped by all other treatments for a recurrent form of non-Hodgkin's called low-grade, or follicular lymphoma. Studies found that about 75 percent of these especially hard-to-treat patients had their tumors shrink significantly after a single dose of Zevali...

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