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Mystery behind Preeclampsia uncovered

Scientists have linked the rise in levels of S-nitrosoalbumin, a naturally occuring chemical found in the blood with Preeclampsia. This dangerous complication of pregnancy affects 10% of all first pregnancies. If untreated, this can worsen into a life threatening condition called Eclampsia in which a women has convulsive seizures during pregnancy. The research was led by Dr.Valerian E.Kagan of...

GlaxoSmithKline - Changes Lamictal(R) Label Appearance and Packaging

Lamictal, an antiepileptic drug, is one of the several prescription drugs that has encountered the problem of dispensing errors. ..Dispensing errors are often a result of miscommunication, which can include poor hand writing of the prescription and confusion between drugs with similar names.// ....It is important for patients with epilepsy not to have an interruption in treatment because it could...

Vitamins reduce pre-eclampsia

Researchers say that pregnant women at risk of the potentially fatal condition pre-eclampsia appear to benefit from doses of vitamins C and E. ....The study, published in the Lancet, found that taking the supplements halved the chance of developing pre-eclampsia. ..The condition involves the pregnant mother with a high-blood pressure, and can interfere with the feeding of the unborn child throug...

Chlamydia toxin- a secret killer

The genome of the bacterium Chlamydia uncovers a toxin that's like that produced by other pathogens, so opening up the way to new treatments. The bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis is the cause of silent infections that can lead to blindness and gynaecological conditions. For many years, it's been suspected that the pathogen produces a toxin that helps it invade cells and cause these chronic health...

Control of inflammation

Particular cell surface molecules sense runaway inflammation and tissue damage, say researchers, Michail Sitkovsky, and his coworkers at the National Institute of Allergy and infectious Diseases (NIAID).The finding appeared in Nature.// Inflammation, tissue swelling is accompanied by pain and heat, is the body’s response to a host of insults: invasion by bacteria or viruses, injury, or reactions...

Safeguarding anti-inflammatory users from ulcers

Abolishing a common stomach-dwelling bacterium makes the long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs safer. Many people would benefit from chronic usage// of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin and diclofenac. Not only do these drugs relieve the symptoms of arthritis, they also protect against heart attack, stroke and maybe even Alzheimer's disease. ..But the NSAIDs have a m...

Gel pares inflammatory activity throughout body

Treating periodontal infections with an antibiotic gel reduced the presence of two chemical markers of inflammation throughout the body,// pointing to further evidence of the connection between oral health and overall health, investigators from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine have found. ....The investigators divided a sample of 100 adults with chronic periodontal disease int...

Blood test can predict pre-eclampsia

A simple blood test can predict which women are at risk of pre-eclampsia, a complication of pregnancy, in time to prevent it before symptoms appear.// This study showed that a risk factor that can be detected many weeks before symptoms appear may be able to predict who will develop pre-eclampsia. Women who developed pre-eclampsia had higher-than-normal levels of a protein called SHBG early in pre...

Important substance in curry conciliate Inflamed Colon

According to a research, on laboratory animals, the curry spice turmeric may help reduce and even prevent inflammation of the intestines. The spice contains curcumin, a compound thought to be a potent anti-inflammatory agent effective in wound healing. ....Dr. Ken Sugimoto, of the department of internal medicine at the Hamamatsu University //School of Medicine, Japan, showed that curcumin can imp...

Five New Anti-Inflammatory Compounds Produced By Indian Scientists

Five new anti-inflammatory compounds (fight against inflammation) that are 10, 000 times more potent than the most commonly used drugs such as nimusulide and aspirin have been developed and patented by Indian researchers.// Researchers from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), situated in New Delhi, India, have carried out the work. ...."These compounds are about 10,000 times bet...

Aggressive Teenage Behaviour: Blame It On The Anabolic Steroids

A new research has found that aggressive behaviour associated with teenage and young adulthood could be due to anabolic steroids. The effect may be only temporary// , but may have long-term consequences on the developing brain. The results of this study can be seen in the Behavioral Neuroscience journal, published by the American Psychological Association (APA). ....There has been an increasing...

Inflammation may help battle infection in gums

Inflammation in the gums as suggested in today's other news article, leads to injuries of the arteries resulting in ischemic stroke diseases. Periodontists who have long been cautioning that inflammation of the gums is a sign of periodontal diseases are now puzzled by a recent research study which indicates that chronic// gum inflammation may in fact help some people fight infection. ..The study...

Lamictal as add-on therapy for children with epilepsy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved GlaxoSmithKline's new drug Lamictal (lamotrigine) as an addition for children whose partial seizures are inadequately controlled on their existing therapy. This new indication is an expansion of the //already-approved indications for adjunctive use in adults with partial seizures, and for the generalized seizures of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome in chi...

Germs to blame for bad breath

A team of American researchers from The Forsyth Institute in Boston and the University of Michigan School of Dentistry have reported in the February issue of the Journal of Microbiology that bad breath or halitosis is caused by certain types of bacteria that dominate the back portion of the top of your tongue. The study was based on gene sequencing to compare bacteria found on the tongues of thos...

Dads to blame for longer pregnancies

Danish researchers led by Annette Wind Olsen have reported in the British..Medical Journal that fathers might be responsible for pregnancies that last..longer than 42 weeks or 294 days. The condition of prolonged pregnancies affects..around 5% of pregnant mothers. The researchers conducted a study of about 28,000..women between 1980 and 1994. About 21,000 women in the group had a first..pregnancy...

Don’t Blame the High Heels

Common sense tells us high heeled shoes are not good for the legs, knees, or feet. But a new study contradicts that assumption. British researchers find no relationship between wearing heels and subsequent development of knee osteoarthritis.// ..About 2 percent of people age 55 and older are bothered by knee pain. But by the time people reach age 65, twice as many women as men complain of the pr...

Inflammation Linked to Colon Cancer

Inflammation may play a significant role in the development of colon cancer, find researchers publishing in an early online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...// ..Research has shown a role for inflammation in many types of cancer. Most of these studies link the condition to oxidative stress, which in turn causes mutations in specific genes. In this study, investigat...

Green Onions Blamed in Outbreak

..Health authorities have determined that green onions likely caused a recent outbreak of Hepatitis A in Pennsylvania that infected more than 500 people and killed three.//.. ......Bill Zavertnik, Chi-Chi's chief operating officer, said in a statement that health officials confirmed that Chi-Chi's employees were not the source of the outbreak, that there was nothing they could have done to preven...

Predicting The Risk Of Preeclampsia During Pregnancy

Preeclampsia usually occurs without warning when a woman develops dangerously high blood pressure during pregnancy.// About 5 percent of pregnant women are affected by the condition. Many also begin to excrete protein in their urine. If the condition progresses to eclampsia, potentially life-threatening seizures can result.While doctors can treat the seizures and high blood pressure associated w...

Sun The Reason To Blame for eye Disease

New research shows extended exposure to sunlight may lead to age-related maculopathy, also called age-related macular degeneration an eye // disorder that can cause blindness. Researchers observed more than 3,600 patients for five years and more than 2,700 patients for 10 years. Patients were between 43 and 86 years old. ..Participants who reported being in the sun for more than five hours a day...

The Usage Of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Questioned

A new study finds that one type of anti-inflammatory drugs could be better for older people. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are commonly given // to older people to relieve arthritis symptoms. The problem is these drugs are associated with an increased risk of gastrointestinal problems. A specialized group of NSAIDs called COX-2 inhibitors have fewer GI problems, but have been associated w...

Bee Venom Effective In Reducing Inflammation

Bees may be of more use to humans than just for honey find researchers based on findings of a recent study . Low doses of bee venom was given to rats with advanced rheumatoid arthritis. The treatment resulted in // dramatic reductions of tissue swelling on affected paws. ..Researchers then examined the effects of bee venom on synovial cells (cells lining the joints) obtained from human patients....

Hope For Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Researchers say they may have discovered a potential form of relief for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.// ..More than 1 million Americans are estimated to have ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease the two major forms of inflammatory bowel disease. The conditions, can be painful and debilitating, and can cause chronic inflammation of the digestive tracts. Patients with inflammatory bow...

Inflammation reduced by consuming oily fish

A reduction in inflammation can be achieved by a diet high in oily fish in combination with low doses of aspirin,// such as salmon or mackerel. This is supported by the identification of an anti – inflammatory lipid in humans derived from an essential fatty acid in fish oil. ..Fatty fish is known to contain large amounts of omega-3 fatty acids. Eating fatty fish is beneficial to patients with ca...

Epilepsy Drug Valproate and Lamotrigine Linked To Malformed Fetus

In a study in the March issue of Neurology, the epilepsy drug Valproate has been linked to malformation of fetus //when prescribed to pregnant ladies. ....For pregnant women with epileptic seizures, often the drug Valproate is prescribed. The new study shows that women who took the drug in their first trimester of pregnancy often gave birth to malformed babies. ....Data for the study was collec...

Breast cancer risk not increased by acrylamide

Good news for French fry lovers? Yes! It has been found out that there is no association between acrylamide a compound found in // baked and fried food -- and breast cancer. More than 43,000 women were studied which also included 667 breast cancer patients. ..The participants had their average daily intake of acrylamide monitored. No evidence of an increased risk of breast cancer in the women who...

Risk of preeclampsia in pregnant mothers may be inherited

Dutch scientists have found out that the condition of preeclampsia that may cause complications in giving birth may be passed on from mothers to their daughters.// ....Preeclampsia is a condition that is characterized by high blood pressure, protein in the urine and swelling of hands and feet. This is one of the pregnancy-induced conditions that may cause severe complications to the pregnant mot...

FDA to bring about changes in Marketed Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

American drug market watchdog Food and Drug Administration had announced a series of changes to be followed for// the drugs in the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that are sold with or without prescription over the counter. These changes include the withdrawal of the drug Bextra (valdecoxib) from Pfizer, Inc. ....Pfizer, Inc was asked to withdraw the drug Bextra as FDA had reports...

Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce the risk of oral cancer for smokers

For light to medium smokers, daily intake of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) may reduce the risk of having oral cancer.// ....Norwegian scientists, who had conducted the studies, had said that people who took NSAIDs for extended time period have 65% less chance of having oral cancer than others, when both the groups are moderate smokers of tobacco. The study suggested that NSAID mi...

Gum inflammation increases the risk of Alzheimer’

Inflammatory conditions like inflammations of the gum may increase the risk of the Alzheimer’s disease// if people are exposed to them early in life. ....According to a research study that is presented in the first Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Prevention of Dementia held in US, periodontal conditions could affect the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease in people. ....Alzheimer...

Lamivudine Manufactured By Ranbaxy gets the nod from the US FDA

Ranbaxy Laboratories (RL) has received its first tentative approval from the US Food and drug administration ( FDA ) to manufacture // and market lamivudine tablets that can be used in combination with other anti - retroviral agents (ARVs) to treat patients with HIV infection. ....The approval has come after a number of quality checks and inspections by some of the most stringent agencies in the...

Health care errors blamed for deaths

Improper cleanliness and hygiene maintained by the health workers may cause as much as one-eighth// of the deaths that happen, says a new study. ....Researchers from University of Illinois had reported that more than the fear of lawsuits, it is the negligence of the health workers that cause the erratic nature of health care being meted out to the general public who approach the health care syste...

Clampdown On Fake Drugs Manufacturers In India – New Bill Enacte

The Central Government of India is planning to incorporate penal provisions under the Drugs and Cosmetics// (Amendment) Bill 2005 to make licensed drug manufacturers who are in the habit of designing or packing their products in such a look-alike manner a criminal act. Officials say the Bill attempts to bring in imitations or substitutes (look-alike) cases where a drug resembles another drug in s...

Research Shows Carbon Monoxide Prevents Inflammations

Researchers from the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center had presented new findings// on the properties of the gas carbon monoxide that can cure inflammations in patients who had undergone organ transplants, strokes, or heart attacks. ....In a recent study the scientists had found that inhaling small amounts of carbon monoxide for several weeks after transplant surgery prevented the deve...

Inflammatory bowel disease linked to genetic abnormality

A genetic abnormality originally discovered in plants, has been pin pointed in humans as being responsible for increasing the susceptibility to Crohn's disease and bowel inflammation. The chances of developing an inherited form of the diseases increases by atleast 25% when a person happens to have a mutation on chromosome 16. .... The study was led by a group of researchers from Fran...

Vitamin C reverses pre eclampsia

The multiple uses of vitamin C notwithstanding, British researchers have added another feather to the vitamin’s cap!! It is now said that vitamin C reverses pre eclampsia in pregnant women. Pre eclampsia is one of the leading contributors to complications in childbirth and in late stages of pregnancy. This can lead onto eclampsia which, when left untreated, causes life threatening consequenc...

Elevated Insulin Levels To Influence Levels Of Inflammatory Markers

Increase in the levels of insulin can raise the level of inflammatory makers that influence the Alzheimer’s’ Disease. The study is being published by Archives of Neurology. ....Conditions of insulin resistance and hyper-insulinemia are associated with elevated levels //of inflammatory markers and increase the risk for Alzheimer disease (AD). Inflammation has been proposed as a key pathogenic fact...

Cannabinoids drug for inflammatory bowel

Researchers from the University of Bath, UK has found that Cannabinoids derived from Cannabis has found to be effective in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and //ulcerative colitis..."The system that responds to cannabis in the brain is present and functioning in the lining of the gut," lead researcher Dr. Karen Wright, of the University of Bath, explained to Reut...

Risk Of Pre-eclampsia May Be In The Genes Of The Parents.

The risk of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women may be genetical and both the parents’ genes of the pregnant lady may have the gene expressions that can trigger this // condition in her. The report is published in the online edition of BMJ... ....Pre-eclampsia is a serious condition where abnormally high blood pressure and other disturbances develop in the second half of pregnancy. It occurs in 3-5%...

Abdul Kalam Confident of AIDS vaccine on Indian market soon

It is estimated that India has an estimated 5.1 million HIV-infected people, next only to South Africa. President A.P.J Abdul Kalam on Friday in Shillong (capital of the northeastern state of Meghalaya.) said that the vaccines // against AIDS developed would be available in India in three to four years... ..The northeast state of Meghalaya is one of the worst affected areas in India and the AIDS...
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