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Tea drinkers have lower rates of heart disease

... carry a high level of flavonoids, one of the most potent types of antioxidants....

Uncontrolled blood pressure

... for their problem. Given that hypertension is a potent risk factor for both heart disease and stroke, it is important that those concerned, and their doctors, are more aware of the condition, and what can be done to control it....

Ranbaxy joins hand with Cipla to co-market ciprofloxacin

...around Rs 310 crore. //Ciprofloxacin is the most potent fluoroquinolone with the widest spectrum bactericidal activity. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic. Hence, Ciproflxacin is being extensively used for blind therapy of infections. According to the company, the alliance with Cipla for ciprofloxacin wil...

Statins reduce heart attacks

...e more likely to prescribe some of the newer, more potent statins like Lipitor, which, particularly at higher doses, can produce a steeper drop....

Suicide risk in panic disorder

...ed to suicide risk. Of course depression is also a potent risk factor - but cannot alone explain the data on panic disorder and suicide.// The survey, of 130 people with panic disorder, showed that 10 per cent had major depression and 30 per cent of this group had suicidal thoughts. Only ten per cent of p...

Cipro Has Cheaper Cousins to Treat Anthrax

...rax -- and thousands who weren't -- clamor for the potent antibiotic. But if the supply dwindles, doctors say other cheaper and widely available medications can be used, including a previous generation's wonder drug: penicillin. Although alternatives exist, Cipro is the latest and greatest, so it tends to g...

Hydroxyurea derivatives kill colon cancer cells

... a widely used anticancer drug, hydroxyurea, shows potent colon cancer-killing effects in the laboratory and in mice, according to researchers. The new compounds seem to be very interesting for the treatment of these tumors. // Previous drugs derived from hydroxyurea were extremely active in blocking the ...

Better Treatment for obesity

...synthetic molecules that resemble OEA but are more potent and more resistant to degradation by the body, could be used in the treatment of obesity and overweight. The study shows that when injected into the bodies of rats, OEA caused the rats to eat significantly less food and gain weight at a slower pace...

Red Wine Helps Fight Heart disease

... from the blood vessels of cows. Endothelin-1 is a potent blood vessel constrictor, and overproduction of th...nt in white wine or rose, and they seem to be less potent when they are present in grape juice. In the study, the cow cells were exposed to extracts from 23...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

...h can be make by adding herbs to hot water to make potent antioxidant teas.Others use concentrated herbal oils available in some health food stories. Most of us prefer a little dash and sprinkle of the familiar leafy or powdered versions to add flavour to our favourite meats and vegetables.For example, the ...

Beehives to curb caries

...bly reduces dental plaque formation. Propolis is a potent inhibitor of glucosyltransferase (Gtf) enzymes, enzymes that synthesize glucans from sucrose and promote the binding of cariogenic bacteria to teeth, critical steps in the development of decay. This natural substance is actually used by bees to str...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

...h can be make by adding herbs to hot water to make potent antioxidant teas.Others use concentrated herbal oils available in some health food stories. Most of us prefer a little dash and sprinkle of the familiar leafy or powdered versions to add flavour to our favourite meats and vegetables.For example, the ...

Cholesterol Drug Helps After Angioplasty

... a lifetime. He said other statins, including more potent cholesterol-lowering agents, might not have as solid a safety record. In LIPS, he said there were no indications of any worrisome liver abnormalities or muscle problems seen with other statin drugs. The study was supported by Novartis Pharmaceutical...

Researchers trick Alzheimer's Enzyme

...tion" that creates its own worst enemy -- its most potent inhibitor. "Think of this as a Trojan Horse approach for battling disease, but this horse goes the Greeks one better," Sharpless, W.M. Keck professor of chemistry at Scripps, said in a prepared statement. Once the disease-causing enzyme assembles t...

Aspirin surpasses Modern Anti-clotting Drugs

...troke. In the more than 35 years since aspirin's potent anti-clotting effects were first discovered, relatively few drugs have been developed that can even be compared to the efficacy, ease of use, and price of aspirin. From the meta-analyses, and to many stroke experts and biostatisticians in this field,...

Cathine leads to mental health disorder

... it. Khat is an African shrub whose leaves remain potent only for a few days after picking.//It has several side effects which include appetite suppression, insomnia and anxiety. Its leaves are packed with the chemical cathine and have a similar effect to amphetamines when chewed. They say the drug, wh...

FDA Approves Anti-Cancer Cell Drug - Zevalin

...oped that the radioactive antibodies would prove a potent way of fighting tough-to-treat cancers like non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The Food and Drug Administration cleared Zevalin as a treatment for people who have not been helped by all other treatments for a recurrent form of non-Hodgkin's called low-grade, o...

Beer guards against Colon Cancer

...lsner -- and also gave the animals azoxymethane, a potent inducer of colon cancer. Nozawa felt that nearly 80 % of the15 rats given a water diet developed tumors when compared with about 50 % of the 15 rats that had beer or beer products in their diet, Another 13 rats were fed salt water as controls and ...

Important substance in curry conciliate Inflamed Colon

...pice contains curcumin, a compound thought to be a potent anti-inflammatory agent effective in wound healing. Dr. Ken Sugimoto, of the department of internal medicine at the Hamamatsu University //School of Medicine, Japan, showed that curcumin can improve experimental colitis. The researchers induced sever...

Hepatitis shots is promising

...on.// The new Treatment could give doctors a more potent weapon against the virus at a time experts are forecasting a surge in cases of Hepatitis- C liver damage over the next few years.The experimental treatment includes weekly injections of Pegasys,a long acting form of interferon called pegylated inter...

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