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Dietary Counseling Leads to Weight Loss

...r, among other conditions. Dietary and lifestyle modifications are the primary methods for treating and preventing obesity but the net effect of dietary counseling for weight loss had not been published until now. "We did not know how much weight people lost on average through weight loss programs or how long ...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

...on, called homodimerization, and posttranslational modifications are important for transformation. In addition, r.... In addition, PML/RARA promoted posttranslational modifications of RXR, including its sumoylation, a modification that triggers transcriptional repression for RXR a...

Scientists Have Invented New Device to Reap Fresh Water from the Air

..., as saying. Cory and Malka are now looking into modifications to WatAir that could help produce energy. They are currently investigating embedding photovoltaic cells into the canvas to convert sunlight into electricity. They believe the energy could be used to power electrical appliances or charge batteries...

Preimplanted Genetic Screening Should Be Interpreted With Caution

...somal aberrations and follow different chromosomal modifications as they occurred during preimplantation period. The timing is significant because embryos used in IVF are normally transferred at between 3 and 5 days old, says Ms Frumkin. We found that embryos which were abnormal on day 3 demonstrated a high rate...

Sanofi Withdraws Anti-obesity Drug in US

...discussions with the FDA to determine the required modifications to its file." The FDA's expert panel concluded that suicidal thoughts appeared to be a side-effect of taking Acomplia, which has been authorised in the European Union. The FDA was expected to heed the opinion of the panel of experts and block the...

Million Mentally Ill in India

...a long road ahead and the Government is envisaging modifications in the NMHP to make it more comprehensive by incorporating mental health promotive activities like school & college mental health services, stress management at work place and suicide prevention activities in the district mental health programme. Thi...

Glucosamine-like Supplement Inhibits Multiple Sclerosis, Type 1 Diabetes

...tivity and autoimmune response by increasing sugar modifications to the T-cell proteins. This therapy normalized T-cell function and prevented development of paralysis in MS and high blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetes. This study comes on the heels of others showing the potential of GlcNAc in humans. One ...

Gain from Pain - Migraine Unplugged

...me migraine patients. This is thought to be due to modifications in the patient’s life to combat migraine- medication, lifestyle changes and diet alterations, which could have sparked a positive trend in the functions of the brain. Professor James Lance, a consultant in neurology at the Prince of Wales Hospital...

Alberta Pharmacists Entitled to Prescribe Medicines

...ion on the treatment for minor conditions and make modifications to dosages or prescriptions given by doctors. Though this ruling has received widespread acclaim, there are certain concerns about the ability of the pharmacists to diagnose medical conditions correctly. Further, it is not clear as to who will take...

Diet May Play Vital Role to Help Smokers Quit

...ine and Smoking Cessation Research. "With a few modifications to their diet -- consuming items that make cigaret...start smoking again." Rose recommends that diet modifications be used in combination with standard nicotine replacement therapy, such as the nicotine patch and ni...

Indian Court Refers Novartis Plea for Patent on Anti-cancer Drug to a Separate Board

...the door, asserting its right to patent even minor modifications of existing formulations, drug prices could go through the roof. No firm then can manufacture generic drugs, which are less expensive. As patents near expiration, manufacturers apply for permission to sell generic versions. Because those manufactur...

Solutions Possible for Providing Water and Sanitation in Poor Urban Settlements, Says WaterAid

...mphasized a change in people’s mentality and small modifications in behavior that would result in big improvement. Focusing on the urban impasse, Mr M Rajamani, the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Urban Development, and Mission Director, Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission, said that the process ...

Natural Antibiotics Yield Secrets to Atom-level Imaging Technique

...it sits in the cell membrane," providing clues for modifications that might make synthetic AMPs even more effective in overcoming ever-increasing bacterial resistance. For instance, rearranging parts of the molecule might make it fit into the membrane better, resulting in greater effectiveness with smaller amounts...

Stem Cells in Liposuctioned Fat can Heal Injuries

...th a cell’s epigenetic status, the subtle chemical modifications of DNA and its surrounding histone proteins. Epigenetic marks contribute to switching genes on and off, and stem cells rely on them heavily as they divide and mature. The Oslo team has found that low rates of DNA methylation, for instance, boost the ...

Pulse Pressure Identified as Important Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation

...pressure that accompanies advancing age, lifestyle modifications or therapy aimed specifically at reducing or limiting the increase in pulse pressure with advancing age may markedly reduce the substantial and rapidly growing incidence of AF in our aging society," the authors write. Source-Eurekalert...

Rhythms of Life

...ight therapy and chronotherapy. Life style modifications and medications are also known to bring relief. Plants and animals have liased with nature , to live in harmonious symphony. But in his quest for a better tomorrow at a frenetic pace, man has antagonized and slipped out of synchrony with nature ...

Now Fight Iron Disorders With a Drug Against Hypertension

...oratory to clinic will be targeted pharmacological modifications of the compound to separate nifedipine's effect on iron metabolism from its established action on blood pressure. "Our discovery is an excellent example of how the combination of basic research and the expertise of clinicians can yield results tha...

Avoid Diuretic Pills During Pregnancy

...sease once she has overt preeclampsia. The dietary modifications that women should make are in early pregnancy, or even before a woman gets pregnant," Bodnar said. Researchers and doctors originally prescribed diuretics to prevent preeclampsia because they thought the condition was caused by excess salt and wate...

Surfing Safer Than Soccer: Study

...ional surfers and to evaluate the effectiveness of modifications in surfing equipment on reducing the incidence of injury. Source-Eurekalert RI...

Gluten Free Bread: Boon for Celiac Disease

...llergies to lactose and eggs. This method allows modifications to be made and makes it possible, in the short-term future, to develop more similar products, providing celiacs with the same choices of food as people without the disease. The researchers have produced a 100% gluten-free product to meet these need...

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