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Another injectable contraceptive Pill approved by FDA

... injectable contraceptive called Depo-Provera that lasts three months. It works Like many other birth control pills as it has a combination of the hormones progestin and estrogen. The shots must be administered by a health care provider. The FDA cautioned that women cannot go longer than 33 days between ...

New antiperspirant in action - Botox does the difference

...e drug starts at around 3 to 4 days and the effect lasts for about 3 to 4 months....

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

...raves." The drug creates a sense of euphoria that lasts for several hours. Dr. Linda Chang, chair of the medical department at Brookhaven National Laboratory, in Upton, N.Y. after a course of studies found that there is dramatic blood flow changes in parts of their brains and persistent damage due to the...

Epilepsy can be predicted

...gnals emitted by the brain prior to a seizure that lasts for several minutes. In 25 of 26 recordings, picking up these changes allowed the researchers to anticipate a seizure on average seven minutes before it occurred. They say: "The ability to anticipate seizure may have considerable practical implicat...

Attacking therapy with electricity

...ll membranes using electrical pulses. Each pulse lasts only millionths of a second, but when applied it opens up microscopic pores in the cell membrane so that drug molecules can enter into the cell. When the pulse is stopped, the holes close up again so the drug stays inside. Research so far has appli...

How to arrest cough

...ker, be wary if you develop a cough. If your cough lasts for four to six weeks, you might have asthma or another lung problem. And if your cough is accompanied by shortness of breath, or fever, you need urgent medical help. The same applies if you start to bring up blood-coloured sputum. Yellow-coloured ...

Second hope for men with erectile dysfunction

...for upto 36 hours compared to Viagra, whose effect lasts for upto to three or four hours, with few men reporting effects upto 12 hours. The reason for the longer effect of the drugs is due to their longer 'half life'. Dr. Andrew McCullough, director of the sexual health and male infertility and microsurge...

The 'lazy man's yoga"

...ars. While a traditional Western massage generally lasts one to two hours, a session in Thailand could span days. Thai massage is used for a range of health issues in Thailand, including maladies as serious as asthma. Diftler's clients said the massage is more for increased flexibility, stress relief and...

Recognize Heart Attack Signs

...involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts for more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back. The discomfort can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness, or pain. Discomfort in other areas of the upper body: Can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, n...

Acupuncture for Cancer

...re three times a week for four weeks. Each session lasts about 45 minutes and is done at the patient’s home. The current study is being performed only at the University of Pittsburgh, but a qualified acupuncture physician may be able to help relieve the symptoms, too....

Acupuncture for Cancer

...re three times a week for four weeks. Each session lasts about 45 minutes and is done at the patient's home. The current study is being performed only at the University of Pittsburgh, but a qualified acupuncture physician may be able to help relieve the symptoms, too....

Acute Pancreatitis On The Rise Due To Alcohol Consumption

...ompanied by nausea and vomiting. An attack usually lasts about 48 hours. Researchers say pancreatitis has a poor prognosis overall. Death rates have not improved since the 1970s because no major innovations in treatment have been introduced, they conclude.During the study, more than 5,000 people were admi...

Computer-Assisted Knee Surgery

... can last up to 30 years. Standard surgery usually lasts less than 20 years. "Instead of guessing where the mechanical axis or points of reference are, the computer tells us accurately where they are, and it's accurate to within one or two degrees," Dr. Davenport tells Ivanhoe. He says the surgery is more...

Preventing Strokes With Aspirin

...s or heart attacks. TIA is a transient stroke that lasts only a few minutes. Researchers also studied a similar population of patients taking aspirin who suffered a stroke more than six months prior. They found 13 patients in the stroke group stopped taking aspirin within four weeks before their stroke, wh...

Excess physical activity can induce stress fracture in adolescent girls

...ke part in vigorous physical activity, which often lasts for 16 or more hours per week. These girls had a 1.88 times more risk of having a stress fracture than the girls doing physical activity for fewer hours per week. The study also showed that adolescent girls who worked out for less than 16 hours per w...

New drug for mental alertness

...enhances the memeory. Because the drug effect only lasts for hours, they have relatively less side effects. The results of the drug test were published in the journal New Scientist....

Antibiotics help combat dangerous tropical disease

...the long lifespan of the wuchereria worms, therapy lasts several years, during which time the symptoms continue to persist." The drug to treat the micro-filariae can also cause severe side-effects. In an interesting find it was realized that the filarial threadworm is dependant on a bacteria to survive ...

Outpatient Treatment Possible For Patients with Uterine Fibroid Tumors

... resonance imaging (MRI) machine in a session that lasts about four hours. The patient is given a mild sedative before and during the procedure, and lies face down while the radiologist uses a computer to guide the MRI machine and locate the fibroids. Once the fibroids are located, high frequency, high-ene...

Dengue fever in Delhi after the Monsoon

...in patients with severe shock syndrome. "The fever lasts about seven days and the patient has severe body ache. It's in fact known as a bone-breaking fever. But dengue hemorrhagic fever is a far more serious condition, which generally occurs in patients who have already experienced dengue," explains Dr Pra...

Household Activities Can Reduce Blood Pressure

...r time can result in a drop in blood pressure that lasts longer. Source: Newswise...

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