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Nearly all asthma deaths preventable

...chest constriction, and coughing. The Asian study sponsored by international pharmaceutical manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline, involved over 3,200 asthma patients and parents of asthma sufferers in 13 cities across China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. It was conducted ...

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

Diabetes Prevention Program, 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 od...

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

...tion of drugs in teens.Researchers at a conference sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse said that the drug known as ecstasy has a negative impact on blood flow to parts of the brain and that the effect can persist for weeks. ECSTASY is the name in vogue for the chemical substance methylenedioxyme...

FDA's control is inherently weak

...ation into irregularities in a Nigerian drug trial sponsored by Pfizer Inc., and the families of 30 children who participated in the study have filed suit against Pfizer in New York. The FDA is unable to ensure that trial participants in those countries receive the same level of protection as those in the Unit...

GlaxoSmithKline To Cultivate Non-Smoking Environment

...crossed the target of 10,000 patients. It had also sponsored the academic grant for the global initiative for obstructive lung disease in order to promote educating the public for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the National Conference on pulmonary diseases. Currently, the drug is priced at Rs. 40 f...

Gel pares inflammatory activity throughout body

...n periodontal infection and cardiovascular disease sponsored by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research....

What makes young girls smoke

...oung girls to become habitual smokers. The study, sponsored by the National Heart Institute, followed more than 1,500 young girls, beginning at ages 8 and 9 for 8 years. Researchers compared the effects of certain risk factors on becoming a daily smoker in black and white girls, and examined the impact of ris...

New and unique treatment for Psoriasis patients

...of a doctor. Biogen Inc., the makers of the drug, sponsored a study, which involved patients with chronic psoriasis that covered at least 10 percent of their bodies, and gave them either Amevive or dummy injections. They found that 40 per cent of patients on the Amevive drug saw their psoriasis symptoms cut i...

First head-to-head trials of once weekly Fosamax and Actonel therapies

...FACTs(Fosamax Actonel Comparison Trials), is being sponsored by Merck as a US-based study, as well as an international study, each of which will examine approximately 800 post menopausal women with osteoporosis(defined by a bone mineral density (BMD) T-score of...

Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy

...t in the World Trade Center attacks. The work is sponsored by the Global Climate and Energy Project at Stanford and by NASA, the Science study compared emissions that would be produced in five cases--if all vehicles on the road were powered by: 1) conventional internal-combustion engines, 2) A combination of...

Ankle Fracture Surgery – Diabetics fare worse than non-diabetics

...ho underwent surgery for ankle fractures. The NIS, sponsored by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, is a publicly available database of more than 8 million patients from more than 1,000 U.S. hospitals. The hospitals vary by region, size, location, teaching status and ownership. "The strength ...

Women and Black Patients have less chances to survive a Heart Attack

...hroughout the United States between 1994 and 2002, sponsored by the Genentech, Inc. The team evaluated whether race and sex differences in treatment that had been previously reported in heart attack care had changed in subsequent years. "Lower rates of treatment in patients who are clinically appropriate fo...

Pharma Companies May Influence The Decisions Of Medical Students

...ceive on an average one gift or attend one //event sponsored by a drug company per week and often feel that sponsored educational events are biased. Medical students are entering an environment with progressively fewe...

Nanotechnology Revolution To Be Spearheaded By European Union

...stakes, Fass said. The Cornea Engineering Project sponsored by European Union is aimed at restoring eyesight to thousands of patients with impaired eyesight. The technology works by rearranging a eye protein which could restore to natural cornea offering a perfect eyesight. This technique is better than trans...

Smokers Cloud Has A Silver Lining?

... a simple stating of facts. According to a survey sponsored by the US National Institutes of Health and the Centre for Disease Control, // smokers are missing out on dental care. This comes as a fresh cause of concern for anti-smoking lobbies and doctors. As smoking can promote both gum disease and oral cance...

US Senate Votes against Testing of Pesticide on Humans

...said in its statement. An alternative amendment, sponsored by Republican Senator Conrad Burns, also passed the senate by a vote of 57 to 40. That version would allow the EPA to use third party human tests in licensing decisions, within careful constraints. Unlike the Boxer amendment, it does not prohibit the...

Stem Cells Can Be Used To Kill Cancer Cells

...s of Health and the American Society of Hematology sponsored this research....

Genetically modified rice faces strong protests in Asia

...n Bangkok. The theme of this year's World Food Day sponsored by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is "Agriculture and intercultural dialogue - celebrating the contribution of different cultures to world agriculture". They also presented a collection of rice varieties to the FAO, demons...

Novel drug holds promise for treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ective in a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, which took place between 2000 and 2005 and involved about 160 patients. Patients received 25mg of dnaJP1 daily by mouth for six months, and the treatment was found to be safe and well-tolerated. When compared wi...

Rural India shows apathy towards dental problems: Survey

...ew national survey conducted by Synovate India and sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd says that even though Indians use high quality toothbrush and the latest toothpaste available in the market, //the level of oral hygiene awareness was surprisingly low. Almost 60 percent of those surveyed admitted tha...

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