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Immunosupressants for Eczema

... a list of D/D for itching skin lesions which runs rather long, including some of the greater evils like scabies and furunculitis. But for those of us gifted with vast intelligence and vast pocketbooks, tacrolimus is a great drug....

Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk

...uld be safely monitored by regular repeat testing, rather than being referred directly to a gynecologist,'...

A prescription cream for unwanted facial hair

...val. Vaniqa is actually not a brand new drug, but rather a new topical-use version of the older drug eflornithine (brand name Ornidyl). Vaniqa, like Viagra, is considered to be a "lifestyle drug", a drug which generally improves our quality of life, but is not considered to be essential for good health....

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...t of Asthma," with their emphasis on inflammation, rather than bronchospasm, as the underlying cause of asthma, marked the beginning of a new approach to treating asthma. The Guidelines recommended anti-inflammatory medications for long-term asthma control in people with frequent asthma symptoms, although d...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...d based on his ability to practice well and safely rather than based on stereotypes or inflated concerns or irrational fears," Scarborough said. Among those supporting Waddell is Dr. Donald Marianos of Northern Arizona University, a participant in the development of the US Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

Man against HIV – new vaccine ready for human trials

...is to block the virus from growing inside the body rather than trying to bolster the immune system against the virus as many vaccines try to do. TAT protein is an important protein in the virus, which is a key building block of the dreaded virus. By blocking the TAT protein the scientists hope to stop the...

Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?

...feared that they might receive an inactive placebo rather than the treatment being studied. Placebos are never used in trials on drugs that may be used to treat cancer.While a few drug trials are very successful, a few of them are very disastrous. Especially with the results being unknown for a very long pe...

India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals

... find it cheaper to slaughter the infected animals rather than goin for a vaccination programme." India has a policy of not destroying infected cattle and hence has chosen the vaccination option. The vaccine is a liquid preparation which can be monovalent (against a singlevirus type) or polyvalent (against...

Spirituality helps lessen arthritic pain

...ing visions or having out of body experiences, but rather spiritual experiences that ordinary people have in the context of daily life.” The study, Keefe said, suggests that understanding the daily spiritual and religious experiences of patients is important in key to understanding their experience of the...

Avoid sudden death by quick cooling

... direct their energies toward repairing themselves rather than being required to start pumping blood right away. At the Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Illinois, Becker and his colleagues are developing a material that could be injected into the lungs of cardiac arrest victims to rapidly cool their...

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

...traged that the bank is funding a private hospital rather than basic primary healthcare services for poorer patients. The save Public health Care Campaign, a coalition of Indian non-government organizations, trade, unions, and activists, said: "Under the instructions of the International Monetary Fund and W...

Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes

...ls. Lacking insulin, sugars build up in the blood rather than entering cells to fuel them. The result is that the body's cells literally can starve to death, causing the complications. In what can come as welcome news to millions of diabetics around the world. Vitamin E, according to the researchers pro...

OBESE LIL' GIRLS !! SWEAT IT OUT OR U MIGHT BE ASTHAMATIC !!!

...common in the girls who are obese at the age of 11 rather than at 6, the investigators note.In addition,the tests for asthma such as peak flow variability and bronchodilator responsiveness were "significantly more likely to be increased" among girls who became obese and overweight between ages 6 and 11 year...

Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors

...aid he'd veto any proposal that encourage laswuits rather than resolving disputes in independent reviews. Secretary of Health Services Tommy Thompson addressed the delegates and told them the Bush administration believes a patients bill of rights is likely to become a reality. "Every patient should be able ...

Lose stomach for Life....Preventive removal of stomach saves the risk of cancer

...the University of Cambridge in the UK. Hence it is rather curative than preventive. "Nevertheless, what we are learning about gastric cancer in these rare families might provide clues about how gastric cancer starts and therefore might help in the future, for example in screening and early treatment of gas...

Increase in sugar...decrease in brain function!!!

...in works optimally between those levels". This is rather an eye opener, the research, by which keeping blood sugar at control is elemental in the treatment to maintain the function of the brain....

Cats to protect children from asthma

...n'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 stimulated Th1 system, instead...

RANBAXY - enters anti-AIDS segment

...y's main motive is to develop this anti-viral drug rather than grab the market share....

New scalpel probes into cancer

...incorporating blood cells into the lasing process, rather than shining a laser light upon the cell. A vertical microlaser beam enters individual cells as they are pushed by a micropump through tiny channels cut into the glass surface of the device. Because cancer cells contain more protein than normal c...

New treatment for Osteoporosis

..., much faster than gene expression, taking minutes rather than hours.The team developed a calss of compounds that produce only the fast signals. Rats, given the new compound show up to 70% increase in bone strength. According to Kousteni it could even strengthen the bones in healthy people....

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