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Vitamin D Reduces Cancer Risk
...or Joan Lappe, Ph.D., R.N., Creighton professor of medicine
and holder of the Criss/Beirne Endowed Chair in the School of Nursing. Vitamin D is a critical tool in fighting cancer as well as many other diseases. Research participants were all 55 years and older and free of known cancers for at least 10 years...
Dartmouth Professor Makes Case for Ethically Universal Stem Cell Lines
... also an adjunct professor of community and family medicine
at the Dartmouth Medical School, says, The six approaches differ in technique, most directly in how the blastocyst is created. The blastocyst, where hESCs are found, is the three- to five-day-old embryo that has not yet been implanted in the uterus. ...
Ukraine Struggles Against Fake Drug Trade
...ts and powders. Unlike drug smuggling, however, medicine
counterfeiting is still not considered a criminal ...sed for teaching purposes that contained dozens of medicine
packages in pairs -- a genuine version and a seemingly indistinguishable fake one. Looking more cl...
Fake Drug Found in Chinese Hospitals, Outlets: Report
... liver failure. It is also used as an additional medicine
in bypass surgery. High demand for the drug is believed to have led to the production of the fakes, which were packaged in the boxes and bottles of legitimate pharmaceutical companies, the report said. Medical and police authorities are stepping ...
The Production and Marketing of IBS Drug Halted by the Chinese Government
...e reactions concerning Zelnorm since 2003 when the medicine
was introduced to the Chinese market. The adverse ... A review of data from 18,000 patients taking the medicine
conducted by Novartis AG, Switzerland's largest drug maker, showed that a significant number had exp...
US Veteran Benefit System Needs Overhauling
...ow, the rating schedule is out of sync with modern medicine
and modern concepts of disability," said Bristow, ...1945 and it hasnt kept pace with modern changes in medicine
and in our understanding of disability. The size of monthly payments to U.S. veterans who sustaine...
Dengue Sweeping Across Southeast Asia
...nd in severe cases it can be fatal. "There is no medicine
to cure dengue fever, so the only treatment is to have a lot of electrolytes," says Noranita Badrun, a Kuala Lumpur resident whose daughter, Nurin Syakilah, spent a week in hospital in April battling the disease. If not diagnosed early, dengue can ki...
American Sports Star Teenager Dies Due To Overdose Of Muscle Cream
...mical are rare. Says Edward Arsura, chairman of medicine
at Richmond University Medical Center: "Chronic use is more dangerous than one-time use. Exercise and heat can accentuate absorption."Dr. Ronald Grelsamer, of Mount Sinai Medical Center, said Newman had a very abnormal amount of methyl salicylate in ...
Scientists Spotted Out Tumor Vessel by Molecular Markers
...could potentially aid in the delivery of molecular medicine
to specific anatomical sites. The study also revealed 13 genes that are selectively overexpressed in tumor blood vessels. Although the function of most of the newly identified genes in tumor blood vessels is unclear, many of the genes encode cell s...
A Milky Alternative to Alzheimer Drug
...g in the form of a milkshake. This milkshake style medicine
seems to feed the brain cell starved by the damage...ing here Monday. Adding the Ketasyn to the regular medicine
showed a small but important improvement in mental functioning. This was experience by people who do...
Ancient Healing Technique Gains New Popularity in Iraq
... sucking, and says it helps him in a way no modern medicine
can. "I got fed up with the painkillers doctors...and has a firm position on the Western alternative medicine
scene. "The percentage of those who recover is very high, especially those who have diseases of t...
Lung Damage Continues Even After Smokers Quit
...n international team of researchers in respiratory medicine
including New Zealand Massey University clinical pharmacology lecturer Felix Ram. "The study has wide implications for how we manage patients with smoking related lung disease and for all smokers at large," said Ram. "Instead of telling smokers t...
Apollo Sets Up Asia's First Health City in Hyderabad
...tal administration, medical informatics, emergency medicine
and paramedics. The focus at the health city will be on holistic health and facility will offer alternative forms of medicine, the benefits of which have been demonstrated across the world. One of Asia's largest healthcare groups, Apollo runs 41 ...
Aerobics Turn Enlarged Heart into a Trimmer, More Efficient Organ
...y, Ph.D., an associate professor of rehabilitation medicine
at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta,..., chief of inpatient cardiology and a professor of medicine
at the Veterans Affairs-UCLA Medical Program in Los Angeles. "This study clarifies for heart failu...
Exposure to Chlorinated Swimming Pools Could Increase Asthma Risk in Children
... Professor Peter van Asperen, head of respiratory medicine
at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Australia, said parents shouldn't panic at the findings. "It is an important issue to be aware of,'' he said. "There may be potential for chemicals to affect the risk of respiratory diseases but the messa...
Students With Sleep Disorder Symptoms Score Badly in Maths
...ds or drinks that contain caffeine, as well as any medicine
that has a stimulant, prior to bedtime. 5. Do not go to bed hungry, but don't eat a big meal before bedtime either. 6. The bedroom should be quiet, dark and a little bit cool. 7. Get up at the same time every morning....
Electropathy Doctors in Kashmir Decry Government Apathy
...Amchis, doctors practicing the Tibetan traditional medicine
widely prevalent in Ladakh region, are anyway recognised by the State Government in Jammu and Kashmir and have been given jobs in government hospitals....
Researchers Developing New Therapy to Re-activate Silenced Genes
...d. "The use of histone deacetylase inhibitors in medicine
would thus appear to hold tremendous promise," Kozikowski said. But to be clinically useful, he said, drugs must be designed that are able to discriminate between various forms of histone deacetylase. Kozikowski said the new findings, performed i...
HIV Drug Resistance can Be Identified by Genome Sequencing
...e viral mutations. Kozal, associate professor of medicine
at Yale and senior author of the retrospective study that used samples from an earlier clinical trial, presented the findings today at the 16th International HIV Drug Resistance Workshop in Barbados. We found that the fraction of HIV patients that...
Post Menopausal Women are Prone to Gum Disease
...earch assistant professor of social and preventive medicine
and first author on the study. "However, the greatest risk was seen in overweight women. This was supported by a three-fold increase in these women. Other factors that we could not assess may be at play in the obese women. We need to explore furthe...
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