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Chinese herbal remedies aids in cancer treatment

Researchers in Hong Kong are observing the effect of Chinese herbal extracts along with cancer chemotherapy. Chinese herbal medicine is popular in the East as a way of increasing the side effects of cancer chemotherapy.// Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong are now subjecting the extracts to a conventional clinical trial. ....They have so far recruited 75 patients with either bre...

Herbal remedies can have harmful interaction when taken with drugs for rheumatic arthritis

A recent study had pointed out the fact that herbal preparations and over the counter alternative medicines// may react badly when taken along with medication for rheumatic arthritis. ....The study points out that herbal preparations and alternate medicines are widely used by people suffering from rheumatic arthritis. Most of these preparations are exempted from the government regulations that gu...

Using herbal remedies with chemotherapy may not be a good idea

Black cohosh, an herb, is often used for treatment of menopausal symptoms. However if this is used in// conjunction with the chemotherapy taken for breast cancer the results may be altered. ....Scientists of Yale School of Medicine in a research report have said that alternative medication or self medication taken by breast cancer patients may alter the way cells respond to chemotherapy. Most of...

Herbal Remedies For Insomnia And Anxiety May Be Ineffective

Two herbal remedies, kava used to relieve anxiety symptoms, and valerian used for insomnia,// may not be anymore effective than placebo. This was reported in the first research study to be monitored over the Internet and published in the latest issue of the journal Medicine... ..The researchers Dr. Bradly P. Jacobs and his colleagues of University of California-San Francisco had performed an inno...

Researchers Question The Effectiveness Of Homeopathic Remedies

In a discovery that brought out surprising results, a research report in The Lancet had said that the specific effects of homeopathic remedies are as weak as the placebo effects... ..Researchers, from University of Berne, Switzerland, had // compared 110 placebo controlled, randomized trials of homoeopathy with 110 conventional-medicine trials matched for disorder and type of outcome. The clinica...

Problems in rural health delivery and remedies

One of the biggest challenges in the delivery of rural health care is ensuring availability of doctors in primary health centres (PHCs) and community health centres (CHCs) due to recruitment delays, improper recruitment policies // and lack of basic amenities and incentives. An important reason for the appalling health scenario has been the lack of accountability in our public health services. Wh...

Herbal remedies to be tested by Zambia for AIDS treatment

In response to the global burden imposed by the widespread incidence of AIDS, Zambia has initiated clinical drug trials involving herbal medicines. //It has been estimated that one in every six Zambians are afflicted with the disease. ..The initiative would focus on the efficacy of herbal remedies in the treatment of AIDS/HIV. About 14 natural remedies were considered out of which three have bee...

Home Remedies More Used By Blacks And Native Americans

Researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine have found out that an inclination to use home remedies for treatment of common diseases are based more on ethnic background rather than accessibility to health care.// Blacks and Native Americans tend to opt for home remedies when compared to whites. ..Surprisingly, the inclination is found to be independent of the economic and health s...

Self-Prescribed Vitamins And Herbal Remedies Can Do More Harm Than Good

The common belief that medicinal formulations based on alternative and complementary medicine are tested before they can be approved for use has been accounted for misuse of these products by Australian citizens // .More than 50% of the Australian population have been using alternative medicines in some form or the other, according to a study conducted recently. .."This is in contrast to increa...

Booby Trap: Instant Remedies for that Well endowed look

Women are rushing off at lunch breaks, coughing up £4,500 for Jiffy breast implant operations. A clinic in Cheshire is gaining popularity for such breast implant operations//, and is getting into the News scheme of things! ..Cheshire student Jessica Kirkham was one of the first to be on their operation table that gave her the desired chest-lift, funded partly by her mom and a student loan. She...

Inclination of North Carolina’s Elderly Population towards Home Remedie

A study conducted by Thomas Arcury, Ph.D., lead researcher, from Wake Forest University School of Medicine said that older adults in rural North Carolina// widely use folk or home remedies, such as taking a daily tonic of vinegar or using Epsom salts. Their use is largely limited to home remedies, vitamins and minerals. ..The aim of the study was to study more about what complementary and altern...

Indoco Remedies Acquires La Nova Chem

Indoco Remedies Ltd, a manufacturer and distributor of pharmaceutical products and services, today said it has acquired a 100 per cent stake in City-based pharma company La Nova Chem (India) Pvt Ltd//. ....Following the acquisition, La Nova Chem has become a subsidiary of Indoco Remedies, it informed the Bombay Stock Exchange... ..La Nova Chem has a manufacturing facility at Patalganga, Maharasht...

Travellers Cautioned Over The Alternate Remedies For Malaria

An investigation has revealed that some homeopathic clinics advice people on not taking conventional anti-malaria drugs in high-risk parts of the world.// ....People planning on taking vacations to the tropical places are being warned to avoid homeopathic remedies that are claiming to prevent malaria, after several travellers contracted the potentially fatal disease. ....It was reported that ev...

Venus Remedies Files 5th International Patent Application

Pharma company Venus Remedies Ltd today said it has filed its fifth International Patent application for its latest antibiotic fixed dose combination used in the treatment of Cystis Fibrosis. // ....The new antibiotic combination, active against multi-resistant strains of both gram- positive and gram-negative bacteria and provides a broad-spectrum coverage of bactericidal activity, it informed t...

South Africans Turn to Natural Remedies for Treating Erectile Dysfunction

Men in far northern South Africa turn to nature when seeking to achieve the effects of the male impotency drug Viagra, it emerged in news reports//. ....The root of the wild Mpesu tree (Securidaca Longepeduculata) found in the villages of the Venda district near the Kruger National Park along the border with Zimbabwe is said to be the source. ....The compound extracted from its root and consumed...

Imported Herbal Remedies from Asia Contain Fatal Drugs

According to the investigations conducted by the General of Health Debbie Chin herbal products imported from Asia tested positive for containing harmful drugs in erectile// dysfunction and weight loss prescription medicines. ..After routine investigations Medsafe identified five remedies that contained drugs which could be fatal to some individuals. Some contained sildenafil, the erectile dysfun...

Ghana Looks To Herbal Remedies For HIV

Doctors and traditional healers in Ghana claim to have developed a product code named DNT One.// This product boosts the immune system in much the same way as Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) and helps the immune system in HIV patients. ....Ghana Aids Commission (GAC), Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Opportunities Industrialization Centre (OIC) are also assisting in this project. Dr Anthony Norme...

Doctors in Scotland Prescribe Homeopathic or Herbal Remedies

60% of doctors’ surgeries in Scotland prescribe homeopathic or herbal remedies and the Researchers call for critical review, especially of prescribing to babies and young// children. The results of the study of nearly two million patients were published in the December issue of the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. ..Researchers from the University of Aberdeen analysed official prescrib...

Natural Remedies Ineffective to Ease Menopausal Symptoms:study

For most women, menopause passes by uneventfully .But for about 10% to 20 % of women menopausal period can be quite appalling.They suffer symptoms such as night sweats, hot// flashes (sensation of heat which comes on all of a sudden), and many more. ..Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT) is the conventional treatment of choice that is advised for women who suffer unpleasant symptoms during their...

MNCs are Against Ramdev's Remedies: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Sunday strongly reacted to the recent Union Health Ministry notice to yoga guru Baba Ramdev,// saying the government is compromising national interests in connivance with multinational companies. .......

Heavy Periods Have Other Remedies, Not Necessarily Hysterectomy

Almost one in four women, experience heavy periods at some stage in life, but only half of them really see a medical specialist. This is because of overriding fear that it// would lead to a hysterectomy. ....Excessive menstrual bleeding may arise due to several conditions like Endometriosis, fibroids and hormonal imbalance. Many a time, there are no identifiable causes. Yet, heavy periods happen...

Erectile Dysfunction After Prostate Cancer Surgery can Be Remedied With Nerve Grafts

New York – Some men who become impotent after prostate cancer surgery may find reprieve from this problem with implants of nerve grafts into the penis,// which assists in restoring the lost erectile function, according to a new report by researchers. .. ..These findings came to light after a study of nearly 44 patient records, who had undergone the said procedure to restore erectile function, fol...
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