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Cough Syrup Ingredient Linked to Stroke

... medications. Use of PPA-containing cough and cold remedies increased the risk of stroke by 23 percent. Dr.Ralph I. Horwitz, from Yale University's School of Medicine, says, "Case reports have linked exposure to PPA to the occurrence of hemorrhagic stroke." A hemorrhagic stroke results when an artery wall...

Controversial deal on public access of the human genome map

... advancements against many hereditary diseases and remedies for crippling ailments. While it is customary to make the results of such ground-breaking research available for unrestricted public access, Celeron Genomics Inc. has worked a controversial deal with leading journal Science which will store the e...

Alternative therapies popular with Parkinson's patients

...CAM told their doctors about it - even though some remedies and forms of treatment might have an adverse effect or interact with prescribed therapies. It's something patients should reveal to the doctor, and something doctors should ask about. There's also a need for more research into the effectiveness of CA...

Aspirin surpasses Modern Anti-clotting Drugs

...more than 100 years. And while most of the popular remedies used in the 19th century have been abandoned, the use of aspirin has increased. This powerful pill will //reduce pain, fever, inflammation, prevent blood clots, and even reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke. In the more than 35 years since a...

Cure for common cold

...infect cells and make copies of itself. Other cold remedies merely suppress symptoms, like drying runny noses or coughs. In clinical trials, Picovir shortened the length of the cold to roughly six days from seven. Patients took the pills three times a day for five days. First treatment, however, has to start ...

Spreading knowledge to doctors about herbal medicine

...roup of doctors increase their knowledge of herbal remedies and food supplements. Many people take herbs and o...tudy and soon increased their knowledge of popular remedies like saw palmetto and gingko biloba using the programme. Given that the programme was easy to use an...

Taking the help of pharmacist

...of all the drugs you are on - including any herbal remedies or supplements - they can quickly alert you to the possibility of any interactions or adverse effects. And when you are prescribed a new medication, talk to your pharmacist about it. Might it interact with drugs you are already taking or with certa...

Gene study links endometriosis, infertility

...-- are altered in women with endometriosis, future remedies could help correct the disorder by targeting those particular abnormalities, DePaolo added....

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

...ome point of time. Some commonly taken alternative remedies were cod liver oil, glucosamine, chondroitin, and evening primrose oil. 28 of them had taken a form of medication that may interact adversely with the conventional medication taken simultaneously. Scientists have stressed the fact that the patients ...

Prohibited diet medicine found in Chinese herbs

... linked to heart valve problems, in Chinese herbal remedies being sold to help people lose weight. According t...ends to believe, often with great naivety, natural remedies can be abused," they wrote. Dietary supplements have not been regulated by FDA in the past because ...

New insights into herbal supplements

...ety and efficacy of 135 of the most popular herbal remedies and dietary supplements, from bee pollen to shark ... problem as very often it is found that the herbal remedies have virtually none of what is assumed to be the active ingredient, some have much higher levels and...

A Cheap Device to Stop Snoring from New Zealand

...ith sleep apnoea in 1983, inspiring him to work on remedies to the problem. Manufactured in Christchurch, users say the device is like using a dummy that makes them sleep like a baby. The beauty of Robertson's invention is it costs a fraction of expensive sleep masks and can be prescribed by a doctor with...

Remifemin, An Indian Herb For Hormone Replacement Therapy

...by the researchers, has most of the natural herbal remedies are not scientifically tested or proved of effectiveness. Rhonda Benke says the herbal remedy given her peace of mind after she found lumps in her breast following treatment by Hormone Replacement Therapy. “I was scared all the time, even though I ...

Be Wary Of Heavy Metal Poisoning From Ayurvedic Medicines

Unlicensed ayurvedic herbal remedies containing dangerously high levels of heavy metals...armful levels of heavy metals. Unlicensed herbal remedies may be made up and supplied to an individual patient following a one-to-one consultation with a prac...

Wishing the pain away

...many people say they get relief from therapies and remedies with no actual physical benefit. And, it may lead to better use of cognitive, or psychological, therapy for people with chronic pain. The results are published in the August 24 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. The findings are based on sophist...

Researchers Question The Effectiveness Of Homeopathic Remedies

... 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 clin...

Daily Gargling May Prevent Common Colds

...keep up with normal hand-washing and to avoid cold remedies during that time. A total of 130 subjects contracted a cold, sore throat, sinus infection or a form of bronchitis. There was no significant difference in the rate of first infection between the control group and the povidone-gargling group. But ther...

Herbal remedies to be tested by Zambia for AIDS treatment

...e 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 been approved. The trial would be conducted according to the...

High concentration of heavy metals in Herbal medicines

...medicine products. In the United States, Ayurvedic remedies have increased in popularity in the recent years. It has been established that 14 of the 70 HMPs contains high levels of potentially dangerous heavy metals. Infact, several of the HMPs could result in lead and arsenic intakes of 1,000 to 10,000 times...

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