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Sodium Nitrate Destroys The Bacteria That Plugs The Air Passage In CF Patients

...gs of CF patients have mucA mutation. Hence sodium nitrate can be used as one of the way to destroy bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and white blood cells. White blood cells are unable to destroy the bacteria because they're enmeshed in the thick mucous and the White blood cells end up destroying...

India On The Road To Become 'Open Defecation Free'

...ty water. "We have reports of excessive fluoride, nitrate and presence of other chemicals in water. The authorities are working to provide quality water." -(IANS)...

Erection Drug Was Not Useful to Two-Thirds of Its Users

...iagra. 7.5 per cent were receiving both Uprima and nitrate therapy for angina. ?The most common adverse drug reactions were headache and nausea, in line with the clinical trials and as listed in the Summary of Product Characteristics by the manufacturers. ?The average age of the subjects was 61 and all but...

Some Evidence Shows Chinese Herbal Medicine Helps Angina Patients

...xinluo’s results appeared as effective as those of nitrate medications. Tongxinluo’s beneficial role in treating angina did not surprise Taixiang, who called the review “an encouraging exploration.” However, more work needs to be done, according to the study authors. The studies did not show that the use...

Chemical in Vegetables Keep Blood Vessels Healthy

...Health Sciences examined the effects of short-term nitrate supplementation in a group of 17 healthy, non-smok...participant rotated between taking a daily dose of nitrate supplement equivalent to the amount normally found in 150 to 250 gm of a nitrate-rich vegetable -- s...

Chemical in Vegetables Keep Blood Vessels Healthy

...Health Sciences examined the effects of short-term nitrate supplementation in a group of 17 healthy, non-smok...participant rotated between taking a daily dose of nitrate supplement equivalent to the amount normally found in 150 to 250 gm of a nitrate-rich vegetable -- s...

Viagra to Be an OTC Drug Soon

...ccur if Viagra is taken by men who are also taking nitrate drugs for chest pain. Pharmacists will make these checks and that is why we would prefer men to get Viagra from a pharmacist rather than over the Internet." <B...

Fat Overrides Effects of Vitamin C

...which is present in our saliva and is derived from nitrate in our diet, is thought to be a pre-carcinogen for gastric cancer. When it is swallowed and enters the acidic environment of the stomach, nitrite spontaneously forms nitrosating species able to convert a range of targets, such as secondary amines and...

South African Farmers Turn to Organic Farming

... from higher prices for organics, decades of heavy nitrate and fertilizer usage has robbed the already poor soil of its nutrients. Hennie Saaiman, a potato farmer-turned consultant on biological agriculture, notes that in the late 1970s, 20 kg of nitrates were recommended to secure two tonnes of wheat in S...

Low Test Scores Of Children Linked To Their Date Of Conception

...e road. "We have now linked higher pesticide and nitrate exposure in surface water with lower cognitive scores," Winchester was quoted. "Neurodevelopmental consequences of exposure to pesticides and nitrates may not be obvious for many decades."...

Premature Birth Linked With Increased Use of Pesticides

...n urban, suburban or rural resident. Pesticide and nitrate levels in surface water were also highest in May-June and lowest in August September, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. For the past four years, Dr. Winchester and colleagues have focused attention on the outcomes of pregnancy in Indiana an...

High-risk Patients Need Better Guidance on What is and Isnt a Heart Attack

...nufacturers about how to use the drugs (sublingual nitrate GTN sprays) prescribed to relieve the condition. The advice also varies on when they should call an ambulance. The British Heart Foundation advises patients with known IHD to call an ambulance if chest pains last longer than 15 minutes and to use t...

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