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Depression may cause delayed wound healing

...hedule, which often accompany depression, may also interfere with the normal workings of the immune system, the authors note. This is not the first research into the nexus between psychosomatic features and wound healing. Further research is still continuin....

New drug helps boost cancer treatment

... is actually a monoclonal antibody, is designed to interfere with the epidermal growth factor receptor, a molecular structure that, when blocked, makes it more difficult for tumor cells to reproduce. To test the efficacy of the drug, the oncologists prescribed the new drug to a group of patients with cancer....

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...ar-targeting drugs previously approved by the FDA interfere with proteins associated with other cancers, but not with proteins that directly cause the disease. Gleevec, was discovered and developed by Novartis Oncology in collaboration with its colleagues. CML is a disease in which too many white blood ce...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...ar-targeting drugs previously approved by the FDA interfere with proteins associated with other cancers, but not with proteins that directly cause the disease. Gleevec, was discovered and developed by Novartis Oncology in collaboration with its colleagues. CML is a disease in which too many white blood ce...

Role of zinc in development

... such as meat, seafood and poultry. Since iron can interfere with zinc absorption, it would make sense in communities where zinc intakes are likely to be low, to provide a supplement that contained both iron and zinc....

Vitamins reduce pre-eclampsia

...regnant mother with a high-blood pressure, and can interfere with the feeding of the unborn child through the placenta. Between five and ten per cent of women develop pre-eclampsia. The risk is higher if the condition runs in the family, it is the first pregnancy, and if the mother is over 40 years old or has...

Drugs For Anthrax May Interfere With Oral Contraceptives

...to anthrax spores.// Many antibiotics are known to interfere with the efficacy of oral contraceptives in preventing pregnancy. In clinical studies, antibiotics have been shown to diminish the effectiveness of birth control pills. Studies have shown that birth control pills, which are typically 98% effective ...

Common contraception

...eptive designed to prevent fertilisation would not interfere with the gene but simply inhibit the ion channel protein, so that calcium could not pass through. "If a drug could be designed to block this ion channel specifically, it could be taken by men or women," said Dr Chapman....

Quit coffee and help your heart

...t.Dr.Right, speculates that coffee consumption may interfere with the body's ability to keep homocysteine levels in check, possibly by inhibiting the action of the vitamins folate or B6....

A new contraceptive

...eptive designed to prevent fertilisation would not interfere with the gene but simply inhibit the ion channel protein, so that calcium could not pass through. "If a drug could be designed to block this ion channel specifically, it could be taken by men or women.It would not have to be taken for a very long per...

Lancing tumours into the body

...frequency field used to heat the metal tip doesn’t interfere with steering the device, he adds.Says Edwin Jager at Linkoping University in Sweden, who is designing tiny robots to manipulate single cells in the body that “surgeons are understandably cautious about the idea of microbots floating free in the body...

New drug may stop alopecia

...No side effects were detected and the drug did not interfere with the cancer-killing effects of the treatment. Hair falls out because chemotherapy drugs aim to kill rapidly dividing cancer cells but also hit the cells surrounding hair follicles that divide quickly. The gel works by inhibiting the action of an...

Developing HIV fighter

...cells in animals or humans, to ensure it would not interfere with normal biological processes and would not have side effects. The work, reported Sunday in the online edition of the journal Nature Medicine, is a ``proof of concept,'' Sharp said. He won the 1993 Nobel Prize for the discovery of ``split genes,'...

Protection mechanism of fatty acids for Cancer

...als. This new insight into how omega-3 fatty acids interfere with the mechanism of cancer could well lead to the development of effective protective strategies....

New Vitamin K Recommendations

...ly varying intake of rich sources of vitamin K can interfere with proper function of your medication....

Tremors connected to Body Mass Index

...ses increasingly severe tremors over time that can interfere with a person's daily activities, such as eating. It is generally worse in older individuals. Some people become so disabled by the disease they can no longer feed themselves independently. Since other neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson'...

Hyperflexible joints connected to chronic fatigue

...sts of fatigue- and pain-related symptoms that can interfere with daily life and cause long absences from school....

Handling forgetfulness

..., too, as well as you can, for stress hormones can interfere with mental processes. It is also important to have regular physical checks, as heart problems and diabetes raise the risk of dementia....

Infertility may result from bone fragments

...fter abortion cause chronic irritation which could interfere with subsequent pregnancies. Doctors at the University of Ottawa found that in some cases these bone fragments can work their way into the muscular uterine lining//, making them invisible even with a hysteroscope. Is a case, a 36 year old woman who e...

Anemia Treatment for Cancer Patients

...he drug erythropoietin (epoetin beta) may actually interfere with cancer treatment. Patients who did not receive the treatment had about a 60-percent better chance of surviving their cancer without a relapse than those who did receive the treatment. The study involved 351 patients who received either erythrop...

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