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Vaccine to quit smoking?

Well, there is aren’t too many approaches which have not been taken in trying to prevent smoking, but a new vaccine developed by Nabi,// a pharmaceutical company, promises new hope in preventing people from relapsing. The vaccine (NicVAX) binds nicotine and prevents it from reachi...

Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers

...ation of the two supplements have been reported by many doctors from Europe and Asia. Glucosamine is a nutrient-rich formula for connective tissue and joints. It helps regenerate connective tissue, and may help prevent cartilage breakdown. One reason for the popularity of glucosamine among doctors and pat...

Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt

...f The Lancet. Because asthma rates are very low in many agriculture-based countries and farming communities-compared to metropolitan areas-researchers believe that early exposure to environmental endotoxin may provide protection against developing asthma later in life. "These findings suggest that one com...

One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains

...th Rates Higher for Those Without This Symptom. As many as one-third of patients never have chest pains prior to or during a heart attack, a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association suggests. And for women, diabetics and others who belong to groups likely to have atypical heart a...

Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...hat misdiagnosis of epilepsy is common and that in many cases the true cause is cardiac," the study's lead author, Dr. Amir Zaidi, of the Manchester Heart Centre in the UK, told Reuters Health. People who are believed to have epilepsy, but whose symptoms are not controlled by medication, should be conside...

Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue

... care providers, patients, and their families. For many years, the importance of lowering systolic blood pressure to less than 140 mm Hg has been overlooked and under-emphasized. This new NHBPEP advisory points out the overwhelming evidence that lowering systolic blood pressure can save lives. High blood ...

AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

...s and AIDS workers are sounding the alarm for what many consider to be the next big trouble spot--India."We have a very serious catastrophe in the offing, and if there's an enemy of India it's not Pakistan, it's not China, and it's not any of the other superpowers--the big threat to India is HIV/AIDS," sa...

First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans

... subtype A, the most common strain in Kenya and in many other parts of Africa. Recruitment for the trial, involving 18 volunteers, will begin in Oxford in August, and, pending local approvals, another trial is expected to follow in Nairobi three to six months later. McMichael, one of the world's leadi...

Antibiotics Helps Autism

...ls in the nervous system). However there are still many questions to be answered about this complex condtion....

Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief

...d even crippling upper-abdominal and back pain. In many cases, Kalloo says, pain may be caused by elevated pressures in the pancreatic duct. For these patients, endoscopic therapy that includes endoscopic pancreatic sphincterotomy (EPS), in which surgeons cut the sphincter muscle at the end of the pancrea...

Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments

...er age 5, and the disease is becoming resistant to many of the drugs used to treat it. This important find... impedes the economic development and stability of many developing countries. This discovery is an important step forward in our understanding of malaria an...

Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions

... drug may not slow the deterioration of the lungs, many sufferers could see their overall well-being improve by between 30 and 50 percent, said Celi....

Abortion Pill approved by FDA

...o that earlier (and) to do it without surgery. For many women, that is a very positive thing." "The approval of mifepristone is the result of the FDA's careful evaluation of the scientific evidence related to the safe and effective use of this drug," said Dr. Jane Henney, commissioner of food and drugs....

Another injectable contraceptive Pill approved by FDA

...epo-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 shots, or they will need a pregna...

Cough Syrup Ingredient Linked to Stroke

...ropanolamine (PPA),is a common ingredient found in many non-prescription cough and cold medications. Use of PPA-containing cough and cold remedies increased the risk of stroke by 23 percent. Dr.Ralph I. Horwitz, from Yale University's School of Medicine, says, "Case reports have linked exposure to PPA to ...

PCR emerging as a promising technique for Diagnosing Urinary Tuberculosis

...ry Tuberculosis is often difficult to diagnose and many a times the diagnosis is made by exclusion. Urine polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is emerging as a promising technique for early diagnosis of Urinary Tuberculosis. The technique involves detection of bacteria by facilitating rapid amplification of sm...

Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking

...e new study from the American Cancer Society. As many as 12% of all colorectal cancer deaths in the US may be caused by tobacco smoking. "Colorectal cancer is not currently considered a smoking-related cancer, but data from the American Cancer Society study and other large studies suggest that colorect...

Life Saving Cancer Drugs – From Chicken! Possible Says 'Dolly’ Creatos

...r technology to harvest life saving drugs to treat many serious diseases including cancer. The same team had earlier cornered world wide fame and glory (and a lot of criticism!) for creating Dolly – the world’s first cloned mammal: Using the same nuclear transfer technology it is possible, according to t...

General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy

...istering General Anesthesia to these children. In many cases the anesthesia times ranged from 1 to 10 hours with procedures ranging from central line placement to hemispherectomy. There is however light at the end of the tunnel for these patients, according to a report published at the American Epileps...

Controversial deal on public access of the human genome map

...diseases, and device specific advancements against many hereditary diseases and remedies for crippling ailments. While it is customary to make the results of such ground-breaking research available for unrestricted public access, Celeron Genomics Inc. has worked a controversial deal with leading journal ...

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