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New Drug in Diabetic Neuropathy
...onizing nighttime pain seen in diabetics. However, new
hope lies with experimental drug, memantine, which blocks NMDA receptors, which are believed to mediate pain effects in diabetic neuropathy being researched by Central Arkansas Research, Arkansas. This drug showed a definite reduction of pain compare...
Vaccine to quit smoking?
...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 r...
Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India
...States, accounting for more than 40 percent of the new
cases of end-stage renal disease (ESRD)each year. People with ESRD require regular dialysis or a kidney transplant to stay alive. Almost 25% of patients suffering from diabetes will get kidney problems. Scientists know that high levels of blood sugar...
Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph
...ize the practice of medicine by paving the way for new
drugs and medical therapies.Specific sequences of DNA characters form the genes and this makes us what we are and determines our susceptibility to illnesses like cancer or diabetes. Mapping involves three separate steps: sequencing, assembling and a...
Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men
...maybe linked to depression and violent behavior. A new
study shows that men with relatively low cholesterol levels were up to seven times more likely to report symptoms of severe depression. Edward Suarez, PhD from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Said, "I think that at some point, measu...
Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue
... Hg has been overlooked and under-emphasized. This new
NHBPEP advisory points out the overwhelming eviden...ividualize treatment. Other recommendations in the new
advisory are: (a). Blood pressure at all ages should be kept at below 140/90. (b). Treatment for hyp...
NEW ROBOTIC SURGERY ARM APPROVED BY FDA
... motion and better control of surgical tools. The new
robotic system is intended to be used in an operat...s. Because of the expected learning curve with the new
system, Intuitive Surgical is developing a training program for surgeons in collaboration with FDA....
Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli
...ultimately result in kidney failure. Based on this new
study, physicians should avoid giving antibiotics to children with E. coli infections, principal author of the study Dr. Philip I. stated....
PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION GENE DISCOVERED
...f the American Journal of Human Genetics, provides new
insights for determining the molecular basis of PPH and opens new
avenues of study for understanding the fundamental nature of both familial and sporadic PPH. PPH i...
Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients
study from Doctors at UT Southwestern in Dallas soon report that amphetamines may speed up the recovery of speech in stroke patients who have lost the function. This study was done on patients who had suffered from ischemic stroke, or a stroke due ...
New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking
... (NIDA), says, "This research opens up an exciting new
avenue of treatment that can help smokers substantially reduce their exposure to tobacco smoke while they overcome the addiction to nicotine that makes it so hard to quit."...
Antibiotics Helps Autism
There is new
hope for children with autism. Antibiotcs seem to treat or prevent the symptoms of autism in some patients. One in every 150 children is affected by autism. Currently there are no treatments for this complex condition. Researchers from Rush-Presbyt...
A prescription cream for unwanted facial hair
... for hair removal. Vaniqa is actually not a brand new
drug, but rather a new
topical-use version of the older drug eflornithine (brand name Ornidyl). Vaniqa, like Viagra, is ...
Potential New Cancer Gene Identified
... Hopkins University research team has discovered a new
family of genes that contributes to the process of malignancy, shedding new
light on the abnormalities that give rise to the aggressive childhood cancer, Burkitt's lymphoma - a...
Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis
A novel modification of a new
technology born of genetic engineering, and known as naked DNA vaccination, holds the potential of overcoming autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. The vaccine is currently being successfully tested in animals. In...
Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief
...peration for long-term pain relief, according to a new
study by Johns Hopkins University physicians. Endoscopic therapy is an effective alternative to more invasive surgery or drugs, says Anthony N. Kalloo, MD, director of GI endoscopy at Hopkins and lead author of the study that appeared in the July 2...
Genetic Dentistry: Your Dentist may be able to grow you a new set
...rmine which human genes will induce formation of a new
tooth in order to be able to stimulate these genes within the tooth bud cells....
Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers
...cer patients the Tumors can't be easily deected. A new
procedure being done at Mayo Clinic using vitamin B12 that helps doctors locate hard to find tumors. During the processes a patient is injected with radioactive vitamin B12. After three hours a gamma camera takes pictures of the body. Dr. Collins tre...
Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for
...ce. The discovery may lead to the development of new
treatments for malaria, a widespread and devastati...sed to treat it. This important finding provides a new
target for potential new
malara treatments. In addition to causing enormous human suffering, malaria...
Novel "CYCLOSPORINE CAPSULE FORMULATION" to be launched
...cantly smaller cyclosporine capsule in Europe. The new
cyclosporine capsule is significantly smaller than...eplacement of our current capsule filing with this new
capsule could offer SangStat a significant advantage over a 'me too' generic cyclosporine capsule in...
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