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New Drug for Bronchial Asthma

... non-noxious stimuli. This has also been proven to induce symptomatic relief.How does that apply to the Indian context? Well, first we can try by ridding ourselves of pollution and other noxious stimulants....

Genetic Dentistry: Your Dentist may be able to grow you a new set of Teeth.

...searchers need to determine which human genes will induce formation of a new tooth in order to be able to stimulate these genes within the tooth bud cells....

Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin

...e cheaper than many other drugs and less likely to induce side effects or cause drug resistance.The best way out of this problem is to perform an on the spot skin test to check if the patient is actually hypersensitive to penicillin, the scientists say. To reach these conclusions, the researchers conducted...

Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis

...for years that depression therapies themselves can induce depression. The good news is that Paxil and other antidepressants not only help alleviate the depression that could cause people to stop treatment, but also help in other ways. Study participants who took Paxil before undergoing 12 weeks of interfe...

UV Radiation induces Melanoma

...ood. A single dose of UV radiation was enough to induce melanoma in the young mice. In adults, 30 times more UV was needed to achieve the same effect. Glenn Merlino, chief molecular geneticist at the institute, said that although the experiment had been confined to mice, the sun's dangerous rays could hav...

High-protein diets may pose health risks

...e health risks, he emphasises. High-protein diets induce a quick drop in weight primarily through loss of b...sing fatigue. In general, some of these diets also induce ketosis, a metabolic condition associated with low blood levels of insulin and resulting when the bo...

Warm yourself to sleep

...ood vessels in the hands and feet as a sure way to induce drooping eyelids. Dr Kurt Krauchi and his team at the Sleep Laboratory at Basel monitored the body temperature and functions of a group of young, healthy men as they nodded off. In every case, they fell asleep immediately after a shift in blood flo...

Diabetics prone to periodontitis

...trigger increased levels of biological fluids that induce labor, and this response may be amplified in diabetics, Dr. Guthmiller said. "This self-perpetuating destruction could potentially further complicate diabetic control and pregnancy outcome in diabetic subjects." Past studies have tied periodontal di...

Periodontal disease may amass the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes

...ty School of Dentistry. "Once this happens, it may induce Type 2 diabetes, even in otherwise healthy individuals with no other risk factors for diabetes." The research also points to high cholesterol, or lipid, levels as a risk factor for people who are already diabetic developing periodontal disease. "Low...

Researchers trick Alzheimer's Enzyme

...lzheimer's, arthritis and anthrax, for instance -- induce unnatural functions in enzymes. Inhibiting enzyme action can treat these diseases. Enzyme active sites are also highly specific, so drugs react only with the sites and nowhere else. A major problem of current drugs is that they are 'dirty', that is,...

Attempting Hypnosis for relaxation

... Clinic, promote a simple form of self-hypnosis to induce relaxation and deal with stress. Hypnotherapy can be a great way to break bad habits like smoking,// reduce stress and relieve pain. Its success depends upon why it is being used, and how readily the person can enter the altered awareness of the hypn...

Ulcer Surgery connected to danger of Pancreatic Cancer

...ording to Offerhause peptic ulcer surgery may help induce pancreatic cancer by reducing the amount of acid the stomach produces. This creates a friendly environment for certain bacteria that have been linked to pancreatic cancer. In addition, smoking is a significant risk factor for the development of both...

A way to slow the progression of Type 1 Diabetes

...iversity, felt that, the goal of this trial was to induce tolerance to the beta cell, which is the target of autoimmune destruction in type 1 diabetes. This was in effect achieved, because the clinical effect we saw persisted long after patients had finished treatment with the anti-CD3 antibody....

A boon for smokers to quit

...a smoker's behaviour.Blocking dopamine is found to induce more smoking as the chemical plays with an individual's emotions and feelings of pleasure.Infact, a group of smokers who tried the new drug smoked less than when they took a dopamine blocker.This effect of the drug is believed to be due to nausea ind...

Sensitive cough suffered by females

...gh challenge' - as the substances were called - to induce coughing. The difference between the genders was independent of cigarette smoking and the kind of cough being treated at the clinic. The study suggests that women have a more sensitive cough reflex than men to. Similar differences have been found in ...

Indian Cherry: Richest Source of Vitiamin C

...tonine present in cherry and cherry products could induce sleep. According to research conducted at University of Iowa, cherries contain perillyl alcohol, another potent anti-cancer agent. Vitamin C in cherry fruit acts as a powerful anti-oxidant, which prevents cell damage that eventually leads to diseases...

A new male contraceptive

...ide effects were noted. Because the dose needed to induce infertility was so much lower than the standard dose given humans for Gaucher's disease, the investigators believe side effects in men would be negligible. The investigators suggest this drug has significant potential to serve as a safe and effectiv...

Dental Procedure Reduces Preterm Births

... the inflammation and infection that is thought to induce early labor. Results also show adjunctive metronidazole therapy did not improve pregnancy outcome. In fact, women who were given the antibiotic after scaling and root planing had more pre-term births than patients receiving scaling and root planing ...

New Vaccine for SARS Coming Soon

...hows a vaccine made from the common cold virus may induce the immune system to help fight the SARS virus.//Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention injected six monkeys with a genetically altered cold virus that is similar to parts of the SARS coronavirus. A new form of the coronaviru...

Predicting The Risk Of Preeclampsia During Pregnancy

...present in women with preeclampsia, and sFlt-1 can induce preeclampsia in pregnant rats. Using blood samples taken from women participating in another study, they compared blood levels of sFlt-1 and another blood molecule, PIGF, in 120 women who developed preeclampsia and 120 women who did not develop the c...

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