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Now umbilical cord helps in stroke treatment.

...the study was conducted on 60 rats and 80% of them responded well to this treatment. He also says the treatment works better if it is started within the first 24 hours after a person suffers a stroke. How these cells rewire the damaged brain cells is still unclear but this breakthrough is sure to change the tr...

Meditation relieves stress

...ited by the fact that only 30 per cent of patients responded to this follow-up. It is also important to repeat the study with a control group (who do not do the meditation) to confirm that this is not just a placebo effect....

Omega-3 fatty acids impair immunity

...infection. // The Missouri team studied how mice responded to bacterial infection when given diets containing either fish oil or no fish oil. Those on fish oil were slower to respond to the infection and more likely to die. This doesn't mean you should throw away your supplements, but be aware that very larg...

Cyclosporin A Treats Leukemia Complications

...d blood cells in their blood. Most of the patients responded to the drug within three weeks of treatment. Researchers conclude cyclosporin A is an effective alternative treatment for CLL patients who suffer from these blood complications. They also report the response to this drug translates into an improved...

Armpit odour enhances mood

...d the samples taken from the armpits of old ladies responded significantly more positively. But results showed the smell of young men had a noticeably "depressive effect", an outcome which might have been anticipated by any parent of a teenage boy. In between these extremes, the smell of older people general...

Letrozole Beats Tamoxifen in Breast Cancer Therapy

...d, hormonally sensitive breast cancer that had not responded to other treatments. Novartis believes Femara may also have potential early in the course of breast cancer and is studying the drug as a pre-surgical therapy....

New HIV cases resist drugs

... and women. They used a test to show how the virus responded to the many available drugs used to treat HIV. Of these, 78 percent carried virus that resisted at least one drug. Just over 50 percent of them were resistant to more than one class of drugs. Bacteria are known to mutate to resist drugs, which is w...

Control of inflammation

...r the body to shout. The signal must be sensed and responded to so that inflammatory activity abates. Adenosine and its membrane-bund receptor made attractive cnadidates for signal and sensor, Sitkovsky notes. A simple molecule that leads a busy life, adenosine is the core of the cell’s energy-containing comp...

Comprehension of taste receptor

...ted with monosodium glutamate (MSG).Receptors that responded to umami have been discovered by Japanese researchers ten years ago.// In opposition to popular understanding, taste is not experienced on different parts of the tongue. There are small differences in sensation, which can be cadenced with highly spe...

Risk of heart diseases due to loneliness

...od vessels. By contrast, the non-lonely students responded with increased blood pressure too. Whereas this time it was because of an increase in cardiac output. The difference in physiological mechanisms may explain why lonely people tend to experience a gradual rise in systolic (higher figure) blood pressu...

Lymphoma's Link to Hepatitis C

...th the antiviral treatment interferon. The patient responded causing researchers in Paris to study whether the ... of the six patients without the hepatitis C virus responded to the interferon therapy. Researchers felt that in patients with splenic lymphoma with villous lym...

An effective drug for lung cancer

...the drug safe, but about one-third of the patients responded to the drug combination. On average, patients who were given the drug combination survived as long as 12 to 14 months. A few cases, patients survived for three years or more. Researchers also report 80 percent of the patients noticed an improvement i...

Gel assists head and neck cancer

...up to six times per week over eight weeks. Tumors responded in nearly 35 percent of the patients who received the cisplatin/epinephrine gel while 20 percent had complete responses. There was only a 5 percent response for those who received the placebo gel. Treatment goals for patients included pain control, ...

Associated therapy for multiple myeloma

...dexamethasone. Results show 55 percent of patients responded to the combination. Researchers also observed an improvement in associated symptoms and in disturbances in the blood. Results also show the thalidomide combination was well tolerated. Researchers say current chemotherapy regimens used as initial the...

Acupuncture for cystitis in women

...x month period. One sub-group having acupuncture responded well, and these were the women who, according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) had a condition which made it hard to empty the bladder. According to TCM, the other women's problems arose from either overweight and slow metabolism or irritability...

A Compilation of recent Diabetes Research articles

...ce test, had blood drawn for lipid assessment, and responded to HRT questions. The results showed that post menopausal women with diabetes had increased dislipidemia compared to non-diabetic women. Diabetic women who were currently undergoing HRT showed significant difference in lipid and glucose control level...

New treatment for interstitial cystitis

...y of BCG// also showed that 60 percent of patients responded well compared to only 27 percent in a placebo group. Interstitial cystitis is a condition whose causes are not clearly known and hence treatments are aimed at relieving symptoms. In 1996, Elmiron? (pentosan polysulfate sodium), the first oral drug d...

First global SARS meet opens

...linicians gathered to examine how hard-hit regions responded to the outbreak, review scientific findings and talk about control strategies for a disease that has so far killed 799 people and infected 8,460. The meeting in Kuala Lumpur will also look to see whether SARS can be eradicated and try to raise coordi...

Vitamin- B Supplements Beneficial in Depression Treatment

... reports, patients who were treated for depression responded better if they had a higher level of vitamin B12 i...eriod, researcher grouped them as to how well they responded to treatment including not at all, partially or fully. Investigators also measured the level of vita...

Drug to stop HIV spread to babies may Indirectly harm The Mother

...rug regimen if they developed AIDS. Three-quarters responded to treatment if they had never received nevirapine during pregnancy, compared with just one-third of those who had developed resistant virus because of their pregnancy treatment. Thus researchers conclude that more research and studies need to be do...

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