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Vaccine to quit smoking?

... approaches which have 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 reaching the brain, where it causes its stimulatory effects. In ...

Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers

...t helps regenerate connective tissue, and may help prevent cartilage breakdown. One reason for the popularity of glucosamine among doctors and patients is the publication of the best-selling book, "The Arthritis Cure," by Jason Theodosakis, a medical doctor. Written in conjunction with Brenda Adderly and Bar...

Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt

...y that a little dust and dirt in the home may help prevent asthma later in life. Environmental endotoxin may have an allergy-protective effect in some infants whose homes have high levels of the bacteria by-product. "Endotoxin seems to drive the immune system to produce cytokines that inhibit certain process...

Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue

...b). Treatment for hypertension must begin early to prevent organ damage - whatever the patient’s age. (c). In hypertensives with diabetes, blood pressure should be kept below 130/85; and, in those with renal failure or heart failure, at the lowest level tolerated....

AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

...st extraordinary public health education effort to prevent this from becoming a very major problem," said Dr. Roy Anderson, an epidemiologist at the University of Oxford in Great Britain who spoke at a press conference on the future of AIDS.Although India has a relatively strong economy, technological prowes...

Antibiotics Helps Autism

... 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-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago found that a subset of patient...

Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

...ng the HIV with such breakthroughs at least we can prevent the virus from spreading and thereby score at least a small victory against i....

Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!

...oints out to studies, which suggest that tea helps prevent cancer and heart disease. Also researchers have found that tea helps women in the menopausal age group by strengthening their bones by increasing their bone density. They say the anti-oxidants found in tea are 100 times more powerful than vitamin C a...

Roller coasters – cause “Chronic Headache?

...e episode and has to still continue medications to prevent recurrence. Now, that might be a drop in the ocean , but a very important one! Watch out for those heavy rides!...

Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

...atient specific therapies. Use of gene therapy to prevent restenosis following bypass surgery and as a treatment option for atrial stenosis is another major breakthrough of 2000.Other topics of interest are the use of stem cells to treat myocardial tissue damage. In short, the study of human genes and the ...

Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

...ults boost hopes that such vaccines could delay or prevent similar symptoms in people. The vaccines reduces the build-up of protein deposits in mouse brains -the other major indicator of Alzheimer’s diseases. The pharmaceutical company Elan, based in Dublin, Ireland, is poised to begin human clinical trails...

Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession

...ith it, how to come out of such situations, how to prevent such incidents from recurring and how to report such incidents. Ultimately it is a matter of communication skills, leadership qualities and crisis management. If the doctor and the patient with his folks can talk it out and iron out the differences, ...

Not all tooth pain may have dental origins!!

...ood dental hygiene and regular dental check up can prevent major problems and with timely treatment, major dental defects can be treated satisfactorily....

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

...ent, said an awareness drive should be launched to prevent female foeticide and infanticide. Mr. L. K. Tripathy, Health Secretary, pointed to three indicators in the census 2001 and said the situation in the State had improved compared to the previous decade. Ms. Sabitha Naqvi, from UNICEF, New Delhi, str...

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

...brought on the WTO to change the trade rules which prevent poor people buying life-saving medicines." The move was welcomed also by ACTSA (Action for South Africa), which led the campaign against drug companies in Britain. The development holds promise for all developing countries, a spokeswoman said. NGOs...

Ductal lavage may detect early breast cancer

...e test, women might be treated with drugs shown to prevent breast cancer....

Beware of the oral patch! It could be cancer!!!

...e removed enough. No drugs have yet been proved to prevent oral cancer, but many are being tested. Several other studies published within the past year have found other genetic markers for oral cancer. For instance, there's also a risk of cancer if cells from the white patches have lost one gene from any of...

ATG useful in transplant patients as substitute for steroids

...is here that ATG steps in. The rabbit ATG works to prevent this from happening without the problems caused by steroids. Unlike traditional long-term steroid treatment, normally used to reduce swelling and inflammation following organ transplant, Eason said patients receive rabbit ATG for just two days, the ...

Negligent doctors asked to cough up 3 lakhs for death of patient

...at sutures be made at the opening of the uterus to prevent an abortion and she was taken to the operation theatre at 0600 hrs on May 23. At 2200 hrs, she vomited and at midnight, the relatives heard her loud cries. They were told that the patient was mentally upset and that she had been put on sedatives. But...

Doctors advice early anemia tests

...s for iron deficiency with a simple blood test can prevent these problems, as they grow older. The Institute of Child Health at the University in Southwestern England has pioneered a research in this field. Dr Andrea Sheriff led the study. Sheriff and her colleagues examined blood samples taken from 1,141 ch...

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