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New Drug in Diabetic Neuropathy

...ighttime pain seen in diabetics. However, new hope lies with experimental drug, memantine, which blocks NMDA receptors, which are believed to mediate pain effects in diabetic neuropathy being researched by Central Arkansas Research, Arkansas. This drug showed a definite reduction of pain compared to place...

New therapy for pimples

...d healing in the skin. He said: "Our challenge now lies in incorporating this treatment to more severe cases of acne and finding ways of incorporating this treatment into their therapy."...

For a Better Memory

... events -- no matter what hand you favour. The key lies in a part of the brain called the corpus callosum, which seems to be larger and more developed in folks with a family history of left-handedness, says study author Steven Christman. // The corpus callosum is the large bundle of nerve fibers that co...

More Elderly Take Inappropriate and Harmful Medications

...escribed a potentially dangerous drug. The fault lies with doctors, patients and researchers conducting studies on the safety and efficacy of drugs. Clinical trials usually exclude elderly people, especially those who have more than one condition. Doctors caring for elderly patients may not have special...

Surgery beneficial in Meniere's disease

...ness, dizziness, vomiting and tinnitus.The problem lies with a swelling of the endolymphatic duct in the ear// and this area can be the target of corrective surgery. Researchers at the Michigan Ear Institute in the US have been looking at the effects of such surgery for Meniere's disease. They asked 165...

Focussed treatment for Hodgkin's disease

...ntional radiation treatment. The problem lies with radiation damaging healthy tissue, if applied in the usual way. But researchers at Stanford University have been developing a new type of radiotherapy for Hodgkin's disease called Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT). This is a relativel...

New device aids esophagal cancer

...o allow a normal diet to be taken. When the tumour lies at the junction between the esophagus and the stomach, food and drink can pass in the wrong direction, from the stomach to the esophagus - a process known as reflux. This is not just unpleasant, but could be fatal during sleep, when material may ente...

Maintaining warmth during cold

...ge of Texas, offers the following tips. The secret lies in wearing three thin layers of clothes, rather than in one thick layer, he says. The innermost layer should be of a material that draws moisture from the skin - ideally, cotton. Then wear a warmth-trapping layer next to that, such as a woollen jerse...

High development costs hinder entry of cancer super drugs into the market

...r patients. He however suggested that the solution lies in simplifying clinical trials and small biotechnology companies, major drug companies and scientific researchers agreeing to share the risks, thereby making the development process a more economic proposition....

The Happiness Formula....

...ays that many people wrongly assume that happiness lies in having lots of money or a big car or a big house and tend to focus on the negative things in life while we should be focusing on what we want and getting it. He believes that it would be nice to just enjoy life, considering it is a bit too short! ...

Bones repair themselves with bone marrow cells

...searchers by 'sowing' the cells onto the mesh that lies on a turning plate. The researchers who tested three differently coated pieces of mesh for cell growth and bone mineral formation found that the mesh containing fibronectin, a bone protein that plays an important role in the growth of new bone, prod...

Helping Kids Attain a Healthy Weight

... since 1991. Doctors generally believe the problem lies in an imbalance between energy consumed and energy expended -- in other words, kids are eating too much and exercising too little. Combating the problem has been a challenge, and these researchers decided to undertake this extensive consumer survey a...

Alzheimer’s Continues to Ris

...t is important to have an accurate picture of what lies ahead. They write, "Estimates of its occurrence and projections of future occurrence are essential for public health plannin."...

Low Fat Dairy Products Ideal For Patients With Gout

... protect against this painful conditionThe problem lies in the high purine content of many meats and seafood, say researchers . Doctors have long suspected a link between purine-rich foods and gout, because uric acid is formed when purines break down in the body. But this is the first time investigators h...

Balding gene may come from mother

... of hair at sixty. The gene for androgen receptor lies in the inherited X chromosomes of the men, and the X chromosomes always comes from the mothers. The androgen receptor gene then may raise the androgen level of the person by forming more androgen receptors or by nature being a particular kind that is...

Genetics Has A Major Role To Play In Body Shape.

... situations this is not the case. The answer thus lies in genetics. The gene studied so far shows that obesity may run in families. Genes determine how the body balances calories and energy. A family history of obesity increases you chances of becoming obese by about 25 to 30 percent. Don’t fret! Hered...

Weighty problem: Protein is the solution?

...“rage” diets like Atkins diet and South beach diet lies in the stoppage or restriction of carbohydrate foods. As a consequence protein in the diet is increased manifold. Low carbohydrate is the gen-next mantra for weight loss and rightly so. These diets work in a paradoxical way, not due to carbohydrate r...

Gene causes moles to become cancerous

...y in the first stages of melanoma when the disease lies on the surface of skin. According to the American Cancer Society, patients who have melanoma that has not spread below the skin have a survival rate of 97 percent beyond five years. But as the tumor begins to grow, the survival rate falls to 50 perc...

New form of ultrasonic vision

...patient’s skin with a live ultrasound scan of what lies beneath. It creates the effect of a translucent ultrasound image floating in its actual 3D location with the patient, showing blood vessels, muscle tissue, and other internal anatomy.// “In the practice of medicine, the standard method of viewing an...

Moles become cancerous due to genes

...y in the first stages of melanoma when the disease lies on the surface of skin. According to the American Cancer Society, patients who have melanoma that has not spread below the skin have a survival rate of 97 percent beyond five years. But as the tumor begins to grow, the survival rate falls to 50 perc...

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