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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...reased AB levels in an Alzheimer’s mouse model and improved the cognitive deficits found in that model, Drs. G...e.” There was also evidence that the drug not only improved symptoms but may have actually slowed the course of disease, he says. Current drugs offered to Alzhe...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...regnancy. Holzer said his team had progressively improved the success rate, noting that three of the pregnancies had been achieved in the past five patients. But he cautioned against giving rise to false hopes. The research is still in its preliminary stages and had not yet been proven in cancer patients,...

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...cent of the subjects reported that their erections improved with POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice, while only 32 pct reported improved erections with the placebo (p=0.058). These results compare favourably to a recent 24-week study usi...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

... cutting meat. After six months, activity levels improved by 20 to 25 percent for those taking LitoZin. The number of joints causing them pain and discomfort fell by 40 percent, but did not change for patients treated conventionally without the rose-hip supplement. Generally, the overall tenderness of pai...

Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable

...erioration in vision in most patients. Ranibizumab improved vision in a third. The NICE draft guidance on use of ranibizumab and pegaptanib was published in June. It recommends ranibizumab for only about 20 per cent of patients with wet age-related macular degeneration, restricting its use to those in whom ...

Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...g lower limb pain and coldness, were significantly improved in 137 (90.1%) of the patients; limb ulcers improved or healed in 46 (86.8%) of the 53 patients, while 25 of the 48 (47.9%) patients with limb gangrene r...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...ion (five years vs. 24 months), they also offer an improved option for government pandemic stockpiling. Tamiflu will continue to be available in a 75 mg capsule for adults as well as liquid suspension formulation for children. The 30 mg and 45 mg capsules will be available in pharmacies nationwide and for go...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...creased awareness of the dangers of alcoholism and improved therapies havent spurred more treatment, said Deborah Hasin, the studys lead author. The rate of treatment has been at a standstill since the early 1990s, Theres a lot of knowledge about how to treat. Whatever the reason, people arent getting trea...

Elderberry A Natural Boost to Skin

...earch, will explore whether the skins condition is improved by a compound which gives berries their vibrant colour (called anthocyanin). In a 12-week trial starting in September, post-menopausal women will consume either extracts from elderberries or placebo capsules, and will have their skins structure and...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

... In addition, the researchers noted a trend toward improved sensitivity in detecting benign diseases, though it was not statistically significant. The safety of the combined procedures was assessed by tracking of complications. One of the primary negative outcomes in bronchoscopy is pneumothorax. In this st...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...s had temporarily disappeared or were considerably improved after spending time underground. Following a series of scientific studies on its effects, the mine was reopened in 1952 as what the organisers say is the world's only "health mine." Gernot Strauss, part of the medical team at the centre, stressed...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...tage of glioma, gliobastoma, has not significantly improved for decades, note Zhang and Fuller. We hope IGFBP2 will provide an effective target for treatment of this devastating disease. Sarah Dunlap, a student in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences jointly operated by M. D. Anderson and The Universi...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

... condition effectively. "There also needs to be improved transitional care services from children to adult diabetes services which, at present, do not always adequately address young adults needs." Diabetic UK stressed....

New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

...nology. The Precision Plus system also features an improved remote control and charger to simplify control of patient therapy. "Since the launch of the Precision system in 2005, we have delivered the technology and support infrastructure needed to gain more than 25 percent share of the pain management market...

The Hospital Superbugs

...he success of this research will be judged by both improved patient outcomes and savings to the NHS in the costs of treating infections. CHAI was officially launched in December last year as a national research centre to lead the way in the fight against killer super bugs. Its patron is Actress and TV pers...

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...efore, paving the way for earlier intervention and improved outcomes . In a study published today in the Archives of General Psychiatry, researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland found that autism can be diagnosed at close to one year of age, which is the earliest the disorder ha...

Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted

...ds and the North American market is also demanding improved security and confidentiality in healthcare transactions with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In this scenario, all stakeholders will need to realise that in matters concerning security, privacy and confidentiality,...

Bagpipe Cured Scot Teen of His Asthma

... asthma. Janet says that her sons condition has improved dramatically within weeks, and he has become an accomplished piper. "He wheezed all the time and could not do any exercise, the Scotsman quoted her as saying. "The change since he started the bagpipes has been remarkable. His asthma has vanis...

Genzyme Announces First Phase III Study of Tolevamer in Diarrhea Patients

...ce the number of disease recurrences, resulting in improved quality of life for the patient and significant savings to the healthcare system....

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...rain and concentrates, the evidence indicates that improved forage and lack of exercise are the two most common contributing factors in equine obesity. Thatcher believes this may result from the fact that many pasture forages have been fortified with the goal of improving weight gain and productivity of cat...

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