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New Drug in Diabetic Neuropathy

... by Central Arkansas Research, Arkansas. This drug showed a definite reduction of pain compared to placebo. What does this mean for India? Well, my uncle, the neurologist, will be pretty happy....

NEW ROBOTIC SURGERY ARM APPROVED BY FDA

... FDA's Medical Devices Advisory Committee. Results showed that the robotic system was comparable to standard laparoscopic surgery in safety and effectiveness. Because of the expected learning curve with the new system, Intuitive Surgical is developing a training program for surgeons in collaboration with FD...

Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE

...ntion. In particular, depressed African Americans showed the largest increase in stroke risk. Those people with the highest levels of depression had a 73% increase in their risk of stroke. However, it is not clear if the depression actually caused the stroke, or if some unknown factor related to stroke ri...

Antibiotics Helps Autism

...as treated with antibiotics for an ear problem and showed improvement of his symptoms. Researchers at present are not sure why the therapy works, they hypothesize that it may be that the symptoms of autism are caused by a neurotoxin-producing bacteria (a bacteria that inhibits the function of cells in the n...

Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

...n the science journal Nature, Clapham and his team showed that even though the transgenic mice ate 15-54 percent more food than normal mice, their fat-tissue mass was 44-57 percent less.The mice experienced no side effects from the increased UCP3. They had 70 percent lower cholesterol levels than normal mic...

Serum Progesterone Helps Stratify Ectopic Pregnancy Risk

...rine or ectopic pregnancy was confirmed. Follow-up showed that, altogether, 61% were viable intrauterine pregnancies, 32% were nonviable intrauterine pregnancies and 7.3% were ectopic pregnancies. Using a serum progesterone cutoff point of 22ng/mL gave a 100% sensitivity and a 27% specificity for ectopic pr...

Good sleep enhances task performance

... Subjects who were sleep deprived on the first day showed no improvement in task performance but those who were allowed to sleep showed a substantial improvement. This type of sleep is required for memory consolidation. There are two ...

How do babies understand language?

...nd stopped when they were 15 months old. The study showed the more a mother spoke a word the more the chances were for the baby to know it. As they continue to grow older the babies continue to learn more and develop more strategies to understand even widely separated words. All this goes to show that they ...

Skinny people need to exercise too

...sults tabulated. It was surprising that the study showed that though fat people were at risk, lean people with poor fitness levels were at risk too. The scientists sum up by saying that it isn’t enough if you are just slim. A healthy body is one that is fit not just slim. So the moral of the story is that...

Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

...s of being overweight by the early teen years, but showed less effect on weight during early childhood. In another study, Dr. Mathew W. Gilman and his colleagues at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, looked at more than 15,300 adolescents aged 9 to 14. They found that those who had been breas...

Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes

... levels of glucose in the blood. Also researchers showed that vitamin E curtailed the inflammation in blood vessels of diabetics. Dr. Sridevi Devaraj, Asst. Prof. of Pathology at the University of Texas, South Western Medical Centre in Dallas, a lead researcher in the study says the results are very encou...

ZD1839 Proves Effective - A Breakthrough in fighting Lung Cancer

...h advanced lung cancer, more than 20% of patients showed partial responses to ZD1839 between 1 and 11 months. With such promising results, researchers are now working on whether this drug can be used for other forms of cancer as well....

Acupuncture superseeds massage therapy for short term relief of pain

...f one week it was found that the acupuncture group showed a significant improvement in pain reduction and motion compared to others. But after three months they found that there were no significant differences among the study groups which employed acupuncture or massage therapy. Hence they concluded that a...

Test-tube babies show no emotional problems

..., or test tube, babies to the brink of adolescence showed that youngsters who had been conceived through fertility treatments do not suffer any more psychological problems than other children. Since Louise Brown, the world's first test tube baby, was born 23 years ago, more than a million children worldwid...

Cats to protect children from asthma

...r hormones. They found that 1 in 5 of the children showed an immune response to cat dandruff without having any allergic reaction. These children's immune system produced an antibody called IgG4 rather than IgE which causes allergies. Both antibodies are part of the Th2 system. Researchers believe that IgG4...

Hostility can hurt your heart

...rsity have found that people who tend to get angry showed an increase in the levels of homocysteine - which ...s to its thickening leading to a block. The study showed that men had higher levels of homocysteine as they show more hostility and anger than women and are ...

Risk of Cancer can be reduced to 40% with a High Fiber Diet

... an International Conference in France. This study showed that fiber was particularly important in reducing ...r and Nutrition) study, which began 15 years ago, showed a decreased chance of developing colon cancer in people eating lots of fish, but a raised risk in th...

New FDA Approved Drug To Treat Migraine

...with the use of Axert. In controlled trials, Axert showed a low percentage of side effects. However this class of compounds has the potential to cause coronary vasospasm, and as a result Axert is not advised for patients with ischemic or vasospastic artery disease. This drug is introduced by the pharmaceu...

Thirty minutes of work up per day reduces the risk of Diabetes

...m, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, showed that at-risk people who exercised at least 30 minutes per day reduced their risk of diabetes by 58%, even without medication. People who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes can sharply reduce the odds through a regular regimen of diet and exer...

Big and Bright

...th, the larger the IQ deficit. The new study showed the association between birth weight and IQ was stronger in boys than girls, with a 1000g increase in birth weight related to a 4.6 increase in IQ among boys but only 2.8 points in girls. The authors say differences in IQ of this size are trivi...

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