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New Drug in Diabetic Neuropathy

...as Research, Arkansas. This drug showed a definite reduction of pain compared to placebo. What does this mean for India? Well, my uncle, the neurologist, will be pretty happy....

Bad News for Short People

...y. Each 5-cm height increase in men brought an 11% reduction in cardiovascular mortality, a 32% reduction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease mortality, a 12% reduction in mortality from violence and a...

Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

...revious trials (n = 253), there was a mean symptom reduction on visual analogue scores of 28% (10.9 mm) for homoeopathy compared with 3% (1.1 mm) for placebo....

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...haled corticosteroids was a slight, but temporary, reduction in growth rate. In the first year of the study, the average increase in height in the children treated with was about 3/8 of an inch less than that of the other children. However, after the first year and throughout the remaining 4 years of the study...

Acupuncture superseeds massage therapy for short term relief of pain

...ure group showed a significant improvement in pain reduction and motion compared to others. But after three months they found that there were no significant differences among the study groups which employed acupuncture or massage therapy. Hence they concluded that acupuncture to be effective for short term ga...

How much can exercise improve health?

...t moderate exercise seems to be a 30 to 40 percent reduction in coronary mortality, but the benefits in reduced risk seem to flatten out with more activity. Dr. Elliott Danfort, a professor emeritus at the University of Vermont said, that the quality of the research still can be better.He feels tha...

A boost to quit smoking

...y an average of 50%. This was accompanied by a 17% reduction in carbon monoxide. Even more dramatic improvements were seen when the subjects quit smoking altogether. Thus this is an encouraging news, because it shows that your health can start to benefit almost straight away. Hence this can motivate people t...

Herbs for Rememberance

...loss but also slows down the process of subsequent reduction in senile dementia". The herb has been shown to arrest memory loss due to normal ageing.Brahmi is a fascinating herb which has been said to improve brain and peripheral circulation, improve mood, promote positive personality and behaviour and to he...

Role of zinc in development

...cientists now know that zinc deficiency leads to a reduction in the number of white blood cells and that a lack of vitamin A weakens the cell's immune response.// The researchers found that the reactions of children's immune systems to shortages of vitamin A, iron and zinc could be countered by dietary suppl...

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

... using PET scan identified that there is a lasting reduction of serotonin transporters occurred throughout the brain and people who had used MDMA more often lost more serotonin transporters than those who had used the drug less frequently. The memory impairment found in MDMA users is among the first functiona...

Right drugs drastically cut stroke risk

...by as much as 50 per cent. There was a 38 per cent reduction in fatal strokes in patients using the Perindopril-based therapy. The study shows that even patients with normal blood pressure would benefit from this therapy. With the finding that normal patients can be benefited, people can greatly cut their e...

Aspirin reduces deaths

... causes by at least 30 per cent. The greatest risk reduction was seen in older people, those who had a reduced capacity for exercise, and those with a history of coronary heart disease. The study shows that aspirin can be recommended for routine use in heart patients to improve their life expectancy - as a...

Cigerettes unsafe during pregnancy

...DS Australia."There could be a significant further reduction in deaths if all women stopped smoking."Dr Walsh and colleagues found that while health care givers were "well placed to inform and influence pregnant smokers to quit," and that "high-quality interventions" could help women to quit, only a minority o...

Diet Can Influence Allergic Skin Reactions

...cts and cleaners, patients who still did not see a reduction in symptoms were asked to eliminate foods that contain BOP-related chemicals. Such foods include chocolate, citrus fruits, ice cream, cola and tomatoes--in short dozens of foods that people most like to eat. Study participants also gave up flavorings...

Emphysema surgery - unbeneficial

Lung reduction surgery for emphysema does not help the sickest pa...the mid-1990s, studies seemed to suggest that lung reduction surgery was beneficial for people with emphysema. It appeared to leave them with a smaller, but more...

Statins reduce heart attacks

...avachol. For patients needing no more than a 20% reduction in cholesterol levels, any of the statins will be equally effective. For patients with higher cholesterol levels, doctors may be more likely to prescribe some of the newer, more potent statins like Lipitor, which, particularly at higher doses, can pr...

Relating heart protection and antihypertensive drugs

...ogical properties of antihypertensive drugs or the reduction of blood pressure that accounts for the cardiovasc...essure as much as possible to achieve the greatest reduction in cardiovascular complications. The team also specified that on average all antihypertensive drugs ...

Radiotherapy helps in colon cancer

...ared to surgery alone. If given after surgery, the reduction was only a third. Pre-operative radiotherapy also reduced the death rate from cancer. The study suggests that radiotherapy is useful in improving the outcome in colon cancer, and timing is an important factor....

Drugs to stop burgeon of HIV

... henry. The advantage of multi-drug treatment is a reduction in the probability of a mutated virus escaping the treatment.The team has been working on the project for the past couple of years . ...

Smoking Delays Pregnancy

...ation favours total abstinence rather than gradual reduction as the most effective means of quitting and the best means of harm reduction. The risks of smoking during pregnancy are well documented, including higher infant mortality, the increased risk of the baby developing serious respiratory infection, and l...

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