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Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy

...the NCCN hospitals. Three years ago, when the NCCN produced its prostate cancer guidelines there was no mention of brachytherapy. "There was a lot of noise at the time about not putting brachytherapy in the guidelines," said Dr. Laurence Baker, associate chief of hematology/oncology at the University of Mic...

Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism

...ithroid) is identical to a natural thyroid hormone produced by the body. During initiation of replacement therapy with levothyroxine, blood tests are usually performed every six to eight weeks in adults to aid in dose adjustment. Once the optimal replacement dose of levothryoxine for an individual adult pat...

More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies

...for short. This test measures protein in the blood produced by the prostate gland and the normal level is between zero to four. Usually levels that are greater then 10 indicate cancer. However there are men in the "gray zone" whose PSA can be between 4 and 10. These men need biopsies to confirm thecancer. N...

Be happy: live long

...ns to the research team upon death. The study has produced evidence that stroke or head trauma can increase a person's chances of suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's disease later in life. It also has shown that folic acid may help fight the ravaging affects of the disease, which robs the elderly of cogni...

Award for TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis

... U.S, Singapore, and Germany. The valves are being produced under the supervision of Prof. AV. Ramani at the TTK’s Healthcare unit in Bangalore.Reliance Industries has been providing its manufacturing facility for making polyethylene, Mr. T.T. Raghunathan, vice chairman said. Courtesy: The Hindu, 14/05/2001...

Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration

...on of biological rejection as these new organs are produced by one's own body itself. Though Dr. Matapurkar has won the patent after four years of patient waiting, there is a long way to go before this magical technique becomes widely used....

Special proteins to fight TB identified

...t-shock proteins, which are protective substances, produced by the body in stressful situations may help the i...se heat-shock proteins, which are special proteins produced by the body help cells survive stressful times and bolster the immune system of the body. In the st...

Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes

...dy against diabetes by acting on the free radicals produced in the body which cause the complications of the disease. Diabetics have an abnormally high levels of free radicals in the body due to the high levels of glucose in the blood. Also researchers showed that vitamin E curtailed the inflammation in blo...

Mystery behind Preeclampsia uncovered

...rt Association. Normally, the body uses naturally produced nitric oxide (NO) to help keep blood vessels relaxed, which helps keep blood pressure in check in an effort to keep NO readily available, the body keeps a reserve of the chemical in the blood in the form of another chemical called S-nitrosoalbumin. ...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

... a disease in which too many white blood cells are produced in the bone marrow. In the early stages of CML, m...h makes it more difficult to perform. Gleevec has produced higher remission rates in comparison to the drug-interferon alfa, in three short-duration, early pha...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

... a disease in which too many white blood cells are produced in the bone marrow. In the early stages of CML, m...h makes it more difficult to perform. Gleevec has produced higher remission rates in comparison to the drug-interferon alfa, in three short-duration, early pha...

Cats to protect children from asthma

... allergic reaction. These children's immune system produced an antibody called IgG4 rather than IgE which causes allergies. Both antibodies are part of the Th2 system. Researchers believe that IgG4 suppresses the harmful IgE response. The children with raised IgG4 clearly aren't getting their protection from...

Beer vitamin protects heart

...ly low folate intake from other nutrients. Beer is produced from barley and hops with the addition of brewing yeasts which contain B vitamins. Findings by the end of their study revealed that, 35 to 65-year-olds who drank more than 196 grams (g) or 6.3 ounces of pure alcohol from beer weekly had the lowest b...

Virus killer

...patitis E virus.// For this, the team had produced recombinant viral proteins which could be used to generate an antigen-antibody reaction, that can be detected during tests.They also added that the formation on the viral genome could also be used to create drugs for the disease....

Tea drinkers have lower rates of heart disease

...s and vegetables, mop up the harmful free radicals produced by the body's chemistry. Left unchecked, free radicals damage cell components like DNA and protein molecules, causing cancer. Black, green and oolong tea all come from the same bush - known as Camellia sinensis - which is known to carry a high leve...

Stay young the Chinese way

...idation substance in grape-stones, which cannot be produced by the human body.// Oxidation is a chemical reaction in which an atom loses its electron, and this change, if it happens in the human body, results in aging of human cells and tissue. The world medical community found in the 1990s that a kind of o...

Avacado a day

... active compounds in the fruit so that they can be produced as a drug or a supplement. However, this is not the best way to get these nutrients. It is nearly always better to get them by using the whole food, since there are likely many beneficial substances working synergistically. Watermelon, which was als...

Antioxidants found in chocolates

...ock the action of harmful free radicals, which are produced when oxygen burns glucose in cells to release energy. Unchecked, free radicals damage cell components like DNA and proteins, setting the scene for heart disease, cancer and other health problems. Antioxidants also help prevent blood clots and inflam...

Passive smoking affects respiratory system

Scientists have produced strong evidence that passive smoking has a lasting... the concentration of a substance called cotinine, produced when the body breaks down nicotine from tobacco. The researchers found that passive smoking had the ...

Mushroom and muscle loss

...s to mice and measuring creatine kinase, an enzyme produced during muscle breakdown, in the blood.// The study "raises as many questions as answers, at least in my mind," said Dr. Denis Benjamin, chair of the North American Mycological Association's toxicology committee.There are other mushrooms which have ...

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