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Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

...e protein to be over produced, forming the fibrous plagues in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients and killing the nerve cells. When Alzheimer’s mice are vaccinated with beta-amyloid peptide they develop antibodies against the protein, which sweep the brain clean of the plagues. Mice given the test vaccine...

Iron supplementation for a common side effect

...upplementation cures the annoying cough that often plagues people on a widely-used blood pressure medication. The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are often used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure and other cardiac conditions. But up to 40% of people on ACE inhibitors are troubled by...

Arthritis Drug May Cause Liver Damage

...f them women. It is not the kind of arthritis that plagues the elderly as their joints essentially wear out. Instead, the immune system goes awry and attacks patients' own cartilage. It typically strikes between ages 25 and 50. Liver damage is not the only Arava concern, Wolfe said. FDA records show more re...

Hypertensive drugs may cause cough

...upplementation cures the annoying cough that often plagues people on a widely-used blood pressure medication.// The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are often used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure and other cardiac conditions. But up to 40% of people on ACE inhibitors are troubled ...

Iron supplementation quite necessary

...upplementation cures the annoying cough that often plagues people on a widely-used blood pressure medication. The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are often used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure and other cardiac conditions. //But up to 40% of people on ACE inhibitors are troubled b...

Restless Legs Syndrome - Help at hand

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), a disorder which plagues patients with unpleasant odd sensations and an urge to move their legs keeps them up at night. Patients until now have been treated with// the same medications used to treat Parkinson's disease. Though patients reported relief with these drugs, there...

Antibiotics May Help Prevent Strokes

...nterestingly, recent reports have shown that these plagues can contain bacteria.// Some researchers believe that the presence of these bugs makes plaque rupture more likely. This is where antibiotics come in. If an antibiotic can kill these bacteria, the plaque might become more stable and less likely to ca...

Cancer patients can now take once daily medication for infections

... bleeding surface. This is a common infection that plagues cancer patients during the continuation of the radiation therapy. The current treatment for these patients is application of gels that need to be applied four times daily and may cause disruption in patients’ lives and cause them to miss their radi...

Another dietary medicine for Alzheimer’s disease: Red cabbage

...age extract could significantly reduce build-up of plagues from amyloid deposits that scientists believe attribute to the development of Alzheimer's. The destructive action of amyloid deposits is increased brain cell damage and death from oxidative stress. The mechanism by which red cabbage helps is through...

Chancroid Vaccine Holds Promise In Reducing HIV Transmission

...e same region, if approved for commercial use. HIV plagues more than 25 million people in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the World Health Organization, and efforts to develop a vaccine against the virus have achieved limited success. But what if a vaccine against another sexually transmitted infection fo...

New Screening System For Early Detection Of Dental Caries in Toddlers

...common childhood oral disease// that predominantly plagues America's inner city toddlers. Early childhood dental caries (ECC), more commonly called as baby bottle tooth decay, results from prolonged exposure to sweetened juices, as seen in toddlers sleeping with a bottle, that results in extensive tooth ...

Genetic Technology and Eugenics

....Watson? The basic and not-so-subtle issue that plagues human 'betterment', using the eugenics tool is that decisions , pertaining to the necessity of a certain human trait being part of the society, are made by an individual or a small group of individuals. Most often the decisions may not be based on...

New Bill Introduced in US to Promote Public Health

...ement in greater numbers than ever before, obesity plagues young and old alike, emerging and re-emerging infections become harder to treat, and Americans face imminent threats to their health and well-being. A baby boomer is someone who was born during a period of increased birth rates, or baby boom, and ...

One Fifth of Timor Needs Food Assistance: UN Report

Persistent drought and plagues of locusts ravaged Timor-Leste's harvest in 2007, cutting production of major crops by as much as 30 per cent and leaving one-fifth of the population in need of food assistance , says a report issued today by the United Nations Food and Agriculture ...

Treat Every Patient as a Potential Organ Donor, British Health Official Says

Severe organ shortage plagues many countries across the world. Perhaps one way out could be treating everyone as a potential donor unless they explicitly refuse to consent , Sir Liam Donaldson, Englands Chief Medical Officer has suggested. He has noted that current severe short...

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