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Prescription Drug - Helps People Stop Smoking

...s stop smoking. The study also found that the drug lessened the problem of weight gain among some study participants. The patient undergoing this treatment will also require counselling from time to time. While the framework for guiding a patient through the treatment protocol is well established, the exact...

Deep Sleep Doesn't Increase Memory

...d REM sleep deprivation did not necessarily have a lessened memory capacity....

Drug might prevent Prostate Cancer Spread

...f side effects. The physicians report side effects lessened when the dosage was adjusted. The study investigators say these findings are still lacking. They used a small group of patients and say the oral medication used is difficult for the body to absorb. A different form of sodium clodronate may have a dif...

New breed of mice to live longer

...alase in their mitochondria of the cells. This had lessened the cellular danmage or the effect of age to heart much more than the mice who produced this catalase in their cytoplasm. The net effect of the research was that the new mice could live 20% more than the other mice. Researchers feel that this can ...

Virus to treat brain tumor

...have more tumor killing capacities, and capacities lessened to infect non-tumor cells. The scientists found the VSV strain that can be replicated through their genetic code carried in their RNA. The genetically muted VSV strain had also been created that it cannot replicate itself while affecting the brain t...

Antidepressants linked to reduced risk of heart attacks

...attack; the risk of having another heart attack is lessened considerably with the use of antidepressant medications given to them. Physicians often treat clinical depression, also known as unipolar depression, with antidepressant drugs like selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). SSRIs are a group o...

Drug might prevent Prostate Cancer Spread

...f side effects. The physicians report side effects lessened when the dosage was adjusted. The study investigators say these findings are still lacking. They used a small group of patients and say the oral medication used is difficult for the body to absorb. A different form of sodium clodronate may have a dif...

Hydroxyurea Treatment For Children With Sickle Cell Disease

...nd the frequency and duration of the crises can be lessened by rest, transfusions and antibiotics. It reduces quality of life, reproductive ability and life span. A drug used for the treatment of sickle cell anemia in adults has now been shown to cause significant improvements in very young children with the...

Dieting Makes People Miserable

...d to fat people. The chances of serious depression lessened with the increase in the body mass index (BMI) of a person, according to the study. An increase of each 5 kilograms per square meter reduces the possibility of suicide by 15%. Sources from the anti-diet pressure group Hugs International have reveal...

Physical Exertion Can Lessen Depression

...igue, tension, and distress were also considerably lessened as a result of some quite rest, according to the study. Depression tends to get aggravated as a result of isolation and lack of interaction. Nervous system chemicals like brain neurotrophins, serotonin, and norepinephrine are targeted by physical exe...

Experimental Therapy Effective Against Malignant Melanoma in Horses

...with medical grade sterile frankincense oil, which lessened the size of the tumors in the horse and killed off some tumor cells. "I think this research on frankincense oil suggests that this ancient medicine may have significant modern uses for chemotherapy of non-resectable malignancies," said Robertson, a p...

Bishop Warns Against Change in Mercy Killing Laws

...sure on vulnerable people at a time when they have lessened ability to make judgments." He added that the sacred doctor-patient relationship could also be damaged. However the pro-euthanasia group Dignity in Dying disagreed with the Bishop's views, "They realize this is not a theological issue, it is one abou...

Distressed Couple Assists Parents Of Mentally Challenged Kids

The years have not lessened the pain of losing their mentally challenged daughter Ammi but have spurred Ashok Trivedi and his wife Meenakshi to run free counselling// sessions here for parents whose children are similarly afflicted. The Trivedis were shattered when seven-yea...

Fatigue After Liver Transplantation Does Not Lessen With Time

...fatigued, and there was no indication that fatigue lessened over time. 'This is the first study to provide information on both the severity and nature of fatigue after liver transplantation, and on factors associated with the severity of fatigue,' the authors note. As with a previous study, the patients exper...

New Way To Combat Spinal Cord Injury during Aortic Surgery

...untreated animals. Overall, diazoxide prevented or lessened release of reactive oxygen species, oxidative DNA damage, and cell death while having no effect on expression of DNA repair enzymes. These studies demonstrate the importance of mitochondria in release of reactive oxygen species and in initiation of...

Many People Ignorant Over Obesity's Cancer Link

...on for losing weight, while 32% were aware that it lessened cancer risk. "This research provides a real insight into the priorities many of us have when it comes to looking after our bodies and the low awareness of the link between obesity and cancer," said Dr Lesley Walker, director of cancer information at...

Salmeterol - to be used in combination & only when required

...esponse to a 'rescue' inhaler such as albuterol is lessened when they're taking salmeterol as part of a regular maintenance medication," he said. Weinberger said that many primary care physicians, partly in response to heavy drug marketing, immediately start patients on the combination drug instead of first...

A Serving of Exercise After That Saturated Fat

...e. The research examined whether physical activity lessened the well-documented impairment of vascular endothelial function -- the ability of the vessel to expand in response to an increase in blood flow -- after a high-fat meal. "The impairment of endothelial function after a fatty meal is a key factor in ...

Better Understanding of Quality of Life Assessments

...eports or lengthy questionnaires, contributes to a lessened quality of life, say the authors, but not enough information may result in inaccurate assessments by the clinician and or inadequate adjustment of treatment strategies. As a result, patients may choose to cease participation in a clinical study or co...

Take Heart If Your Parents Died at a Ripe Old Age: Framingham Heart Study

...l 85 years, there is a good chance// of you having lessened the risk factors of heart disease. Yet, don’t lose heart, the researchers continue, if your parents died young, diet and exercise may well do the trick. The results from the study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, show that middle-a...

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