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Bayer Voluntarily Withdraws BAYCOL - A Drug Associated With 50 Deaths

...olesterol agents. Pharmacies will be instructed to return the product to the manufacturer for a refund. FDA announced that Bayer Pharmaceutical Division is voluntarily withdrawing Baycol from the U.S. market. Patients who are taking Baycol should discontinue Baycol and consult their physicians about switch...

Birth weight key factor in heart diseases

...alth' he says. Hence, he urges health workers to return to the tradition of keeping meticulous records to the size of babies so that they can assess the risks of later heart trouble....

All the more bad

...en up the habit, their paraoxonase levels began to return to normal.// Head researcher Dr Richard Gestner, from Munich University Hospital, said: "Within two years of smoking cessation, paraoxonase concentration and activity in former smokers is comparable to individuals who have never smoked." Cigarette ...

Diet plays a role in kidney stones

...ning calcium in the diet does not help prevent the return of kidney stones. Kidney stones are made of a chemical called calcium oxalate and one approach to preventing this painful condition// is to reduce the amount of calcium in the diet. But since calcium is important for keeping a healthy level of bone d...

Postpone intercourse after childbirth

...xpanded during pregnancy and takes upto 4 weeks to return to normal after birth. The researchers said it was more likely for women to have air embolisms if they had deep penetrative sex with their knees against their chest. The study from the recoreds of the two women stated that one had died eight days a...

FDA may speed review of new drugs

...eps that might speed review of new medications, in return for tens of millions in new industry fees. The industry has long funded a significant portion of the FDA’s drug review work. But for the first time, the agreement would allow some of that money to go to improved safety monitoring of new drugs// - al...

Liver key to extending life

...blood flow to the liver, and using substances that return the healthy holes in liver blood vessels. Interestingly, alcohol is one such substance that helps to punch holes in the liver blood vessels — which could explain the so-called 'wine paradox'. Alcohol in moderation is beneficial to health but too muc...

Anorexia in boys is common too

...atch-up" with their peers in bone strength if they return to normal weights.// Dr. Josefina Castro of the Hospital Clinic Universities, demonstrated "that young boys with a relatively short duration of anorexic disorder can already have a reduction of bone mineral density, and that with total weight recov...

High Levels of Protein Linked to Brain Shrinkage

...mentia." He noted that folic acid supplements can return homocysteine levels to normal. The studies "provide important leads but no proof" that high homocysteine levels lead to mental decline, according to an accompanying editorial by Dr. James F. Toole of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Car...

Breastfeeding may decrease Breast Cancer Risk

...edge it is unrealistic to expect women of today to return to the childbearing and breastfeeding patterns that existed a century or so ago. Yet they do point out "...Even if women were to breastfeed each of their children for an additional six months, this could prevent about 5 percent of breast cancers each...

Treating wounds without stitches

...k in eight to ten days for assessment. The time to return to normal activities needing the hand was the same in both groups. Those receiving the conservative treatment reported less pain, and shorter treatment time (about 14 minutes less). Four months later, the wounds had closed up and healed to the same...

Home care aids in lung disease

...home care group enjoyed a 65 per cent reduction in return visits to the emergency room, compared to the controls. They also made more progress in understanding their illness. After eight weeks, 52 per cent knew all about COPD, compared to just 30 per cent of controls. And 83 per cent of the home group had l...

Women who quit smoking during pregnancy tend to relapse

... among groups. While teens were the most likely to return to smoking after giving birth, women with more education were more likely to quit and those with only a high school education had the lowest relapse rate. Women on Medicaid were found to have the lowest quit rate and the highest relapse rate. The re...

Brain aneurysms can now be treated with a less invasive procedure

...decrease the recovery time for the patient who can return to work within a week with literally no side effects....

Old theory of adaptation confirmed by new study

... and bad events in their life, but they eventually return to a stable level of well-being. Researchers from Michigan State University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, France and England confirmed this theory based on a study conducted to evaluate the effects of marital transitions on life satisf...

Marriage does not have much impact on life satisfaction

.... Levels of happiness go up or down at first, then return to their previous level. The researchers call this...t stay miserable for the rest of their lives. They return to their former level of life satisfaction....

Low-dose Growth Hormone (GH) with diet and exercise may help weight loss

...ad lost about 5 pounds and the shed pounds did not return during the 3-month GH-free follow-up period. Importantly,the weight loss was entirely made up of body fat, largely in the abdominal area. The patients did not lose any muscle mass. Weight loss in the control arm was not significant. Changes in body f...

Return of SARS possible this fall

...s. It adds that "many health experts fear it could return again in the fall when cooler temperatures return in temperate areas. We remain vulnerable." The World Health Organization, the U.N.'s health agency,...

A New Option for Patients Suffering From QT Syndrome

...s a shock to the heart with an irregular rhythm to return the rhythm to normal. Though researchers say this is the best protection, some patients experience storms of cardiac arrest resulting in multiple shocks. This can be frightening and interfere with quality of life. The new alternative is a 40-minute...

Viagra Also Found To Be Effective For Treatment of Lung Diseases

...ght of stairs to climb a flight or more, but don't return anybody to what they would perceive as normal health....

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