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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...Current drugs offered to Alzheimer’s patients only relieve symptoms. Based on these findings, Myriad Genetics launched a 1,600-participant phase III clinical trial in the summer of 2006, describing it as the largest placebo-controlled study ever to be undertaken of an investigational medicine in patients w...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...als. * Kiwifruit extracts - products designed to relieve the symptoms of common digestive complaints such as constipation and heartburn. * Sports drinks that boost energy. * Functional foods due to be launched include: Cosmetic yoghurts which claim to "nourish the skin from the inside", soft drinks wit...

High-risk Patients Need Better Guidance on What is and Isnt a Heart Attack

...rugs (sublingual nitrate GTN sprays) prescribed to relieve the condition. The advice also varies on when they should call an ambulance. The British Heart Foundation advises patients with known IHD to call an ambulance if chest pains last longer than 15 minutes and to use their spray three times during that...

Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost

...the most effective treatment. Low doses of HRT can relieve these symptoms. The paradigm of treating menopause symptoms with the lowest effective dose of hormone therapy, for the shortest period necessary, is very sensible. - Hugh Taylor Doctors no longer recommend HRT solely for preventing or...

Roches Arthritis Drug Successful in III Stage Trail

...ssful in a phase III clinical study. Actemra helps relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in difficult-to-treat patients in a clinical study thus bringing it closer to regulatory approval. The Radiate study was conducted over 24 weeks with 498 patients with difficult-to-treat RA. Actemra was given in com...

Study Confirms No HRT Benefit for Older Women

... treatment for younger women in early menopause to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life. In 2002, t...usal women starting hormone replacement therapy to relieve symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats. For these women, recent studies suggest there may be ...

Shed Off Your Shyness With a Nasal Spray!

...f Zurich researchers have created a spray that can relieve people of shyness, and help them socialise with others. The spray is very easy to use, and an individual can boost self-confidence just by squirting it up the nose. The researchers say that the spray harnesses the powers of a feel-good hormone ...

Dangers Lurking in the Garden in Britain

...transfer the chemical to the eyes or genitalia. To relieve the discomfort, it takes thorough and repeated washing, an analgesic to relieve the pain and, in some cases, anti-inflammatory medication. Some plants, including agave, snow-on...

Spraying Saline Water into Nose may Reduce Nasal Passage Infections

...lthcare recommend spraying saline into the nose to relieve symptoms, and it is now often recommended as part of a programme of treatment in conventional medicine. A team of Cochrane Researchers considered the data presented in eight separate randomised trials and 16 other studies, involving a total of 1659 ...

FDA Approves First Artificial Cervical Disc

...d Radiological Health, FDA. "This device will help relieve pain and restore function." Cervical disc degeneration is a common cause of neck and arm pain that can greatly impact quality of life. The disc is a flexible material between the vertebrae that holds the bones together while still allowing for move...

Genetic Tests Could Help Decide the Right Anti-depressants

...ctive serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which relieve depression, in part, by flooding the brain with serotonin. Serotonin is a hormone that transmits nerve signals between nerve cells and also causes blood vessels to narrow. Changes in the serotonin levels in the brain can alter the mood. Hence the rat...

Surgery- Very Effective for Common Back Pain

...y, which involved removing bone and soft tissue to relieve pressure on the nerves. The remaining 235 pursued nonoperative treatments such as physical therapy, steroid injections and analgesic medications. Two years after enrollment in the trial, patients in the nonoperative groups reported modest improvem...

Presidential Commission Wants Proper Care of Wounded Soldiers at Their Homes

...hey said. Returning patients to their homes can relieve the strain on some families, said commissioners, who reported that some relatives must now leave their homes and jobs to assist with their service members treatment in distant hospitals run by the Departments of Defense or Veterans Affairs. But car...

New Trends in Drug Abuse Among Teenage Girls

...o experience euphoria, while the girls use them to relieve tension, boost their confidence and self esteem. Sometimes girls do it to also lose weight. "Too many Americans, and increasingly, too many young women simply do not know the addictive potential of these medicines," said John Walters, director of N...

Government Expels Superintendent for Not Informing Newborn Deaths

...en as a serious lapse on his part so we decided to relieve him from the post," state Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi told reporters here. The hospital is attached to Kerala's premier Medical College in the state capital. "We have seen the statistics from Feb 2006 and the normal mortality rate in this hosp...

First Ultrasound Thrombolysis in U.S. Performed at Emory University Hospital

...ogy in the Emory University School of Medicine, to relieve a major system of clotting that filled the veins of the patient's leg, pelvis and inferior vena cava leading up to the heart. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in a deep vein, usually found in the legs. These clots can, in turn, form in su...

IDD Therapy Offers Non-Surgical Back Pain Relief

... treatment, approximately 85 percent of people can relieve back pain symptoms without drugs or surgery. This revolutionary technology is ideal for herniated or bulging discs, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, sciatica and acute or chronic back pain. IDD therapy is deployed via the Accu-SPINA Syst...

First-Ever Robotic Pancreatectomy Performed at UIC

...ng robotic pancreatectomy in a 39-year-old man to relieve him of debilitating pain. They also performed an autologous islet cell transplant to prevent him from developing surgical diabetes. Terry Near, of Rock Falls, Ill., is the first patient in the world to undergo a pancreatectomy, or removal of the pa...

OrthoGlide(TM) Medial Knee Implant Reports Over 200 Implants

...oGlide is a minimally invasive implant designed to relieve chronic, disabling pain, due to moderate osteoarthritis of the medial compartment of the knee. "There has been a significant increase in the number of orthopedic surgeons interested in attending the surgeon training programs for the OrthoGlide," sa...

Double Lung Transplant Man in Michigan Recovering

...leagues. "This wonderful news doesn't in any way relieve the acute pain we are feeling at the loss of our dedicated Survival Flight crew," he said. "We are relieved that we were able to do this transplant and give this man another chance for life," Dr. Jeffrey Punch, director of the Division of Transplan...

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