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Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers

... or joints and the surrounding tissues and affects millions of people all over the world. Anti-arthritic drugs can cause side effects and surgery can be expensive, however there is hope from a natural product liquid glucosamine and chondroitin sulfates. Some excellent results with an approach based on a combi...

Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions

An experimental drug could make millions of people suffering from smoker’s lung breathe much easier. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or smoker’s lung, is an irreversible progressive illness caused by narrowing of the airways. It encompasses emphysema and chronic bronchitis. In...

What happens when Asthmatics consume Aspirin?

...e commonest and most troublesome disease affecting millions world wide is asthma. Asthmatics not only suffer from the usual symptoms of the disease but they are unfortunate in more ways than one. It is common knowledge that asthmatics are warned to stay away from aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammat...

Multi billion-dollar suit filed against cell phone firm for causing brain tumours

...tates of America, a lawyer- Peter Angelos, who won millions of dollars as compensation from the tobacco industry in Maryland, has announced that he is dragging Vodafone to court in a billion dollar suit. He is claiming compensation to cell phone users who are said to have developed brain tumours after using t...

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

...he move by the firms to back off is "a victory for millions of poor people in South Africa and around the world," said an Oxfam spokesman. Oxfam, a major Britain-based NGO, has been in the forefront of moves to oppose the drug companies. "The fight to provide all poor people with access to cheap medicines con...

TB coupled with AIDS soars in Africa

...nce. The killer disease of the past is now killing millions in Africa as it has found a new partner in its destructive mission. Full-blown cases of AIDS coupled with TB is killing on an average three million people a year in Africa alone. What is alarming is that the death rate has gone up by 10% in 2 years a...

Antibiotics losing their power against acne

...ul, this can prove to be an effective solution for millions of patients, most of them teenagers, suffering from physical and psychological trauma of severe acne....

Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes

... world with many ravaging complications, affecting millions of people. Complications can lead to heart diseas...omplications. In what can come as welcome news to millions of diabetics around the world. Vitamin E, according to the researchers protects the body against di...

TIZANIDINE - New solution to chronic headache

...ed to treat muscle spasms may provide new hope for millions of people who suffer from frequent headaches. American scientists in World Congress of Neurology told that tizanidine, can cut the frequency, duration and intensity of headaches. Doctors from the Michigan Head Pain and Neurological Institute in Ann ...

Action of nerve cells

...g pain to hearing a sound or remembering something millions of neurons are sending signals in the form of neurotransmitters,Jorgensen said.The strength of a signal depends on the number of neurotransmitter filled membrane balloons released by each neuron.So the strength of memory depends on how well the UNC-...

Herbs for Rememberance

...s like Brahmi (Bacopa Monnieri), which is taken by millions of people in India to promote good memory and circulation. Recent extensive clinical and experimental trials in postgraduate medical and drug research institutes in Lucknow, Benares and Madras show that Brahmi "not only arrests further loss but als...

Psychological consequence of terrorist attacks

...ly involved in the crisis that are affected - many millions more have been traumatised by exposure to the events of last Tuesday through the media. In New York City, hospitals are responding to the need for counselling and support by setting up walk-in clinics and rapid response teams. Dr Michael Faenza, he...

A new treatment for liver cancer

... any other means. TheraSphere involves injecting millions of microscopic glass beads containing the radioactive element yttrium into the femoral and hepatic arteries.// The beads travel to the liver and deliver the radiation there, killing cancer cells. The treatment has been found to work best with colorec...

High Demand for a child vaccine

...ae, the leading cause of pneumonia, meningitis and millions of ear infections every year in children. According to the Food and Drug Administration, children under 5 suffer 16,000 pneumococcal blood infections and 1,400 pneumococcal meningitis cases every year. And until Prevnar, there has been no way to prev...

AIDS toll set to exceed Black Death

...xpectancy, increased infant mortality and orphaned millions of children, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, home to more than 28 million HIV sufferers. Ninety five percent of new infections are in the world's poorest countries where life prolonging drugs are not available to most sufferers....

Mutation connected to Osteoporosis

...lthough about one in 100,000 people have POH, many millions of people will develop osteoporosis, which affects most elderly women and many elderly men. Up until age 30 healthy people have the ability to grow new bone but after that time the bone building cells, called osteoblasts die off and with those cells...

Headache splitter

...requency of chronic tension headches, which strike millions of people. The regimen is for people with mild to moderate head pain that occurs more than 15 days a month for at least six months. Although antidepressants require a prescription, they may be a better choice than over- the counter pain relievers, w...

Scientists found ancient Human Germ Killer

...`defensins,'' are believed to have evolved tens of millions of years ago, Cole said, before birds separated from their reptile ancestors. They inhibit not only viruses but bacterial diseases as well. Although human beings have a variety of defensins, the fact that HIV is almost always fatal suggests that non...

Blood test diagnoses heart failure in short time

...sis of heart failure in the past 20 years. Tens of millions of people go to the emergency room each year because of trouble breathing. Heart failure is one of the worst and most common causes but far from the only one. Until recently, there was no simple test for heart failure, and doctors often confuse it wi...

Defibrillators saving lives but price is an issue

... a dramatic and costly shift in the way they treat millions of heart attack patients by adding a $20,000 defibrillator to the medicines now in use. The study is the first to test the preventive use of these devices in people without apparent rhythm problems, but whose hearts are so scarred from heart attack...

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(Date:7/10/2014)... Up to 70% of Parkinson,s disease (PD) patients ... of life. Some patients have disturbed sleep/wake patterns ... while other patients may be subject to sudden ... PD patients may exhibit REM-sleep behavior disorder (RBD), ... even before motor symptoms appear. A review in ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... the human brain operates much the same whether active ... a better understanding of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other ... million Americans. , In newly published research in the ... at the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, determined ... rest is basically the same as that of a ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Manchester scientists have shown that a new drug could prove ... aggressive form of lung cancer. , Scientists from the Cancer ... and part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre, teamed up ... in 2010, to test a drug known as AZD3965 ... published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research , also ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... July 10, 2014 For the first time, researchers ... Aboriginal population in Canada uses health care. A new ... to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by urban ... St. Michael,s Hospital. , The findings, published today ... urban First Nations individuals and the general population. , ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... hidden ways that cells are regulated, scientists at Rockefeller ... cells more likely to metastasize. , What,s more, the ... blocking two other proteins that are normally linked to ... could have unexpected ties. , The study, which ... , points to the possibility of new cancer therapies ...
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(Date:7/10/2014)... Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) Macromolecular Crystallography Group has ... called BuD to DNA in order to redirect ... researcher who led the study, says the discovery: ... instructions contained in the genome to treat genetic ... is published in the journal Acta Crystallographica, ...
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(Date:7/10/2014)... (July 10, 2014) Consuming a whole fresh avocado ... significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption ... of vitamin A, according to new research (1) ... , Vitamin A is involved in reproductive ... function, and vision; and has antioxidant properties. Provitamin A ...
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