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New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...en suffering chronically with no clear-cut cure in sight this study has opened a lot of new options to get on with life. By helping in reducing both symptoms and the treatment aspects this wonder vaccine has come to stay as the, " in thing" for asthmatics. Lets breathe easy!!!...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...en suffering chronically with no clear-cut cure in sight this study has opened a lot of new options to get on with life. By helping in reducing both symptoms and the treatment aspects this wonder vaccine has come to stay as the, “ in thing” for asthmatics. Lets breathe easy!!...

Blocked viens block eye sight

...he retinal vein could not only make you loose your sight but even your eye". The pressure due to blocked veins is so painful that the eye may have to be removed. Researchers at the Stanford University California have devised a new instrument that uses a plasma to shoot tiny bullets of blockage-dissolving...

Gene therapy restores sight

...hey have successfully used gene therapy to restore sight to animals with a rare inherited form of blindness...archers have shown such a degree of improvement in sight - a several fold increase." However, Dr Stone told ABC Science Online that applying this work to hu...

Stem cell transplantation of eye

...bringing light to the people who nearly lost their sight in accidents. Sustaining the current excitement about stem cells, in all 33 patients who suffered from conditions such as chemical burns, allergic reactions to drug and auto-immune diseases causing damage to the part of the eye called limbus, were su...

Beer does good

...sts say one drink of beer a day will help people's sight by preventing cataracts. Beer, particularly ales and stouts, contain high levels of antioxidant chemicals, believed to cut the risk of heart disease. Scientists in Canada carried out tests on rat lenses and found antioxidants, like those in beers, pr...

Cure for blindness

... on the way to using retinal transplant to restore sight in people. It might be applicable to those with retinal diseases like age-related macular degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa. There are currently no effective treatments for these conditions. But there's a long way to go, say the researchers, in wo...

Gene therapy restores sight

...hey have successfully used gene therapy to restore sight to animals with a rare inherited form of blindness...archers have shown such a degree of improvement in sight - a several fold increase." However, Dr Stone told ABC Science Online that applying this work to hu...

Stem cell transplantation of eye

...bringing light to the people who nearly lost their sight in accidents.Sustaining the current excitement about stem cells, in all 33 patients who suffered from conditions such as chemical burns, allergic reactions// to drug and auto-immune diseases causing damage to the part of the eye called limbus, were s...

Screening of Lazy Eye

...d treating lazy eye early can help maintain better sight overall. According to them in addition to the benefits of improved vision in the amblyopic eye, treatment of amblyopia during childhood is a potentially valuable strategy to prevent incapacitating vision loss later in life....

Oxygen Treatment may be injurious

...e harm to cells. The oxygen cylinder is a familiar sight around the beds of people //with severe lung or heart disease.Oxygen supports the organs of the body when the heart can't deliver enough through the blood. But oxygen is often given inappropriately. Overall the fact to believed is that Oxygen is the ...

It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking,Study Finds

...tients with chronic heart disease, we tend to lose sight of the importance of smoking cessation," he said. "It's an important preventive measure for morbidity and mortality in heart failure, which can be achieved at little or no cost." The American College of Cardiology, a 26,000-member nonprofit profess...

Heavy Computer Use May Result In Glaucoma

...disease that develops very slowly with progressive sight defects or visual abnormalities over time . Resear...o a new study. Researchers in Japan evaluated the sight of workers in four different Japanese companies, employing over 5,000 people each. A random sample o...

Sleepiness May Be Associated With Visual Impairment

... to have daytime sleepiness than those with normal sight and people with optic nerve damage were nine-times more likely to suffer sleepiness than even those were blind due to non-optic nerve disease. Recent work has indicated that the retina contains non-visual photoreceptors that communicate with the ar...

New ways developed to understand dyslexia

...ldren. They are unable to filter the sound and the sight from the ‘noise’ that seems to affect their ability to perceive correctly. Using a new approach, researchers had tried to find out if the two types of visual sensations of dyslexic children are indeed affected, as claimed by previous studies. Their...

Patients With Alzheimer’s Need To Be Checked For Visual Clarit

...lasses that have not been updated to their new eye sight power. Some of them are too impaired to even ask for a replacement or report their decreasing ability to see things clearly. The researchers are of the opinion that the loss of vision often may limit the mobility of the patients, cause them to feel ...

FDA Diminish Hopes On ‘Female Viagra

...for enhancing male libido, there is no approval in sight for the female version. Acknowledging the "huge demand" that would probably come with approval, panel members worried aloud that long-term use by millions of women might increase the rates of breast cancer, heart disease and stroke. The concerns w...

Fat Cell Protein Hits Type-2 Diabetes

...ignificant research points to the liver as the key sight of action by Acpr30," said Dr. Allen Cherrington, professor of physiology at Vanderbilt University Medical School in Nashville. "It could be one key in helping us find new ways to lower glucose profiles in type-2 diabetics and slow the development of...

An Under Estimation Of The Radiation Hazard With The Use Of Mobile Phones

...s of miraculous cures by radiation, such as giving sight to the blind, were commonplace in this century's first decade. However, radiation has not been able to enjoy the benefits of fame and glory for long. Disgrace to radiation dates back to as early as 1896 with reports of vision problems and skin dam...

Pigs Population A Major Threat To Encephalitis Ravaged UP

... In this state capital itself, pigs are a common sight in residential areas, including slums. "Their nu...g the Kukrail rivulet at one end of the city. The sight of pigs loitering around is quite common. Plonking themselves on heaps of rotting garbage and waging...

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