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New Modality in Migraine Management

Texas researchers have come out with a new way of administration of drug that treats migraine.Giving migraine patients the drug valproate sodium "rapidly and forcefully" eases severe headaches without side effects. ....Dr. John Claude Krusz of Anodyne PainCare in Dallas, in his study, which included 85 patients who had experienced no relief after treatment with standard therapies,//treated them w...

Imaging Modality That Might Help Diagnose Depression

Researchers say they may have found a way to diagnose melancholic depression using an imaging technology that allows them to observe // levels of certain substances in the brain. Melancholia is a relatively common form of depression marked by insomnia, loss of appetite, and loss of pleasure. ..Results of the study show low levels of the inhibitory transmitter GABA and high levels of the excitato...

Combined modality approach for effective treatment and enhanced survival in bile duct cancer

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma is a type of bile duct cancer. Conventional therapy for this for of cancer is to remove (resect) the tumor, which may require removing part of the liver. Survival for patients// with this type of operation is only 25 to 35 percent, and many patients cannot be treated this way because the tumors can involve both sides of the liver. ....Cholangiocarcinoma is a relatively un...

Drug TEMODAL and Radiotherapy for brain cancer treatment

Canada Health Government has approved the drug TEMODAL in combination with Radiotherapy for treating patients with glioblastoma multiforme brain cancer. // The drug TEMODAL that contains Temozolomide is produced by Schering-Plough Corporation and is used in treating two forms of brain cancer Glioblastoma multiforme and anaplastic astrocytoma. ..Clinical study using the drug TEMODAL was tested on...

New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging

Medical imaging techniques like ultrasound and computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging and molecular imaging can all be made better by the newly developed multi-modal contrast agent – Researchers // at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign says. ..Use of these new agents may, in turn, significantly improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, according to Kenneth Watkin,...

Inhaled Insulin: A New Modality for Management of Diabetes

It is widely known that diabetes, one of the world’s leading debilitating diseases, has reached overwhelming proportions // . It affects an estimated 194 million adults worldwide. Therefore, there is a huge demand for innovative and effective therapeutic options that are beneficial to the patients. ....There are two types of diabetes: ....Type-1: Also known as Juvenile Diabetes, it accounts for...

Scientist Study New Treatment Modality for Psychiatric Disorders Using Mice

The researchers at Purdue University, University of California-Davis and Justus-Liebig University in Giessen, Germany said that new treatments //could be possible for autism and Parkinson’s disease by understanding how certain mice focused their attention despite being distracted using sweet and crunchy cereal. .. ‘Without a measure of cognitive deficit in mice that is relevant to such disorders...

Hybrid Nanoparticles for Multimodal Medical Imaging

Since X-rays were discovered more than a century ago, triggering a revolution in medical imaging, clinicians have sought more powerful ways to "see" into the human body.// ....Now, with a $1.1 million grant from the John R. Oishei Foundation, researchers in the University at Buffalo's Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics are turning their expertise in nanomedicine to the development...
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