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Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

...thy bone marrow. <br.Various studies are just starting to suggest that at least some of these stem cells have the power, under the right circumstances, to give rise not only to the various kinds of blood cells but also to cells from other organs. <br.He said other studies suggest that the brain, ske...

New antibiotic already developing resistance

...m. Hence, doctors advice a sensitivity test before starting a patient on linezolid....

Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis

...now shows that the use of an antidepressant before starting the treatment can avoid this problem. Almost 50% of people on chemotherapy with high dose interferon for skin cancer (malignant melanoma), developed severe depression. But when they were given antidepressant Paxil for two weeks before chemotherapy,...

ZYBAN, The smoking cessation drug marked for its adverse reactions

...o doctors and patients recommending change in the starting doses of Zyban and to use the drug only on compelling reasons for the patients at risk of seizures. GSK spokesmam in response to this commented that Zyban is a prescription-only medicine that must be taken appropriately and not by patients with a hi...

Pharma majors gear to supply anti-anthrax drug

...ets a month of Ciprofloxacin for anthrax treatment starting December. The treatment for anthrax entails one ciprofloxacin twice a day and the U.S. Government wants to purchase enough Ciprofloxacin to cover 12 million patients for 60 days. Ranbaxy is among the few Indian companies with the U.S. Food and Drug...

Health at heights

...e. // Hypothermia symptoms take effect in stages, starting with bouts of shivering and an inability to think straight. It progresses until the sufferer loses consciousness, their breathing comes close to stopping and the pulse is extremely weak. It can be prevented by wearing many layers of clothing, drinkin...

Short stature -a problem

...ement, social skills and behaviour problems before starting growth hormone therapy. They were examined again over a three-year period after starting treatment. Scientists initially found the children suffered a significant level of emotional and p...

Cut down on fries

A research suggests, that starting the day with a heavy breakfast and a steaming cup of tea may increase a woman's risk of throat cancer.Scientists found that women who eat fried food each morning are at twice the risk of the most common form of throat, or oesophageal, cancer.The bes...

Risk Of Developing Arthritis

People starting the New Year with a resolution to get fit are urged to pursue their chosen sport with care. Exercising inappropriately could cause damage that leads to arthritis in later life.// People who severely damage the cartilage in their joints in their 20s a...

Babies Need Vaccination

...th lists recommend a series of seven vaccine shots starting in infancy for all U.S. children. The list is published in January's Pediatrics. The recommendation for hepatitis B shots was made out of concern that some infants of mothers mistakenly thought to be disease-free might be falling through the cracks,...

Organs made from cloned embryos

...cement parts for worn out or damaged human organs, starting with cells from test-tube embryos that are genetic twins of the recipient. Researches hope eventually to construct new organs that are genetically identical to the recipient's own body. This would eliminate the need for ordinary transplants and avoid...

NBE to conduct test for medical students from abroad

... any Indian doctor having graduated abroad avid of starting a practice in the country, to ensure a higher stan...rson concerned when he/she comes back to India for starting a practie, they said. The screening test would be conducted by the National Board of Examinations t...

Skin cancer on the rise

...cause of the fashion for suntans. But now they are starting to listen to the warnings about skin cancer, and are protecting both themselves and their children....

Blood test may aid foretell Alzheimer's

...creening test because earlier detection could mean starting treatment before symptoms -- such as forgetfulness, disorientation and dementia -- become unbearable. "There's a tremendous ethical question for diagnosing (early) a disease for which this is no cure," James L. Olds, a professor of neuroscience at G...

How to determine allergies?

... months, you may well assume it's a pollen allergy starting up.If all the allergy tests shows negative, the only solution or diagnosis might be pollen allergy.// Doctors at the Mayo Clinic remind us there's such a condition as non-allergic rhinitis. Here the inner lining of the nose is just extra-sensitive t...

DNA of deceased ones stored in Funeral Homes

...en for business since 1989, DNA collection is only starting to catch on among funeral home directors, said Lisa Carlson, executive director of the Vermont-based Funeral Consumers Alliance.``I haven't heard consumers talk about it at all,'' Carlson said. But funeral home directors are discussing the matter, a...

Adequate intake of Vitamin D is essentia

...y. But talk to your physician or pharmacist before starting on supplements to make sure you get one that's appropriate to your needs....

Effect of drug on Renal Cancer

...ancer patients. Patients received oral thalidomide starting at 200 mg per day. Researchers increased the dose by 110-200 mg per day until a target dose of 1,300 mg per day was reached. The most common, but reversible, side effects were constipation, drowsiness and fatigue. Peripheral neuropathy, a neurologic...

Stretching does not rule out soreness after exercise

...g, while the other two evaluated stretching before starting exercise. The researchers concluded that stretching does not, after all, prevent injury or soreness. Further research is needed to determine what would be more beneficial. Meanwhile, the findings suggest that much of what we think we know about spo...

Short stature -a problem

...ement, social skills and behaviour problems before starting growth hormone therapy. They were examined again over a three-year period after starting treatment. Scientists initially found the children suffered a significant level of emotional and p...

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