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Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers

...le-blind studies showing the benefits to arthritis sufferers from liquid glucosamine. Most people, taking glucosamine report their arthritic symptoms diminished quickly, from a few days to a few weeks. For more information about glucosamine www.inovnatprod.com....

Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions

... may not slow the deterioration of the lungs, many sufferers could see their overall well-being improve by between 30 and 50 percent, said Celi....

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

...o reason in this case, which is good news for AIDS sufferers in South Africa," said Oxfam director of policy Justin Forsyth. "What we must see now is pressure being brought on the WTO to change the trade rules which prevent poor people buying life-saving medicines." The move was welcomed also by ACTSA (Action...

Nearly all asthma deaths preventable

...d over 3,200 asthma patients and parents of asthma sufferers in 13 cities across China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, th...at over the past two decades, the number of asthma sufferers has been steadily increasing. Doctors around the world consider corticosteroids as the most effecti...

Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors

...elp take the stigma out of depression and may make sufferers realize that they are not alone. On veiwing such proposals President Bush has said he'd veto any proposal that encourage laswuits rather than resolving disputes in independent reviews. Secretary of Health Services Tommy Thompson addressed the delega...

New antiperspirant in action - Botox does the difference

...in does a greater relief for such condition. Most sufferers "can find relief with prescription antiperspirants, special medicated powders, and other topical treatments," says Jim Baral, MD, who is a dermatologist at the American Dermatology Center in New York City and an assistant professor at the Mount Sinai...

Headache decreases appetite

...takes away your appetite. From a group of migraine sufferers they found that their appetite decreased as headache intensified.This usually happens either before nausea or even in its absence. Then the researchers gave pain stimuli to rats and discovered that they activated not just brain cells that transmit ...

Relieve hot flashes

...itamin E is one of the remedy in the treatment of sufferers with hot flashes. Estrogen relieves hot flashes in most women, but concerns remain over its use in breast cancer survivors because the hormone may stimulate breast cancer growth.// The herb black cohosh seems to alleviate hot flashes and other sy...

Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off

... more likely to develop the disease, men are equal sufferers from it. It is estimated that at the age of 50, a woman has a 40 per cent chance of developing an osteoporotic fracture during her remaining lifetime. Drugs, which are used to treat osteoporosis, can be grouped into two classes. The first category co...

Cannabis for pain

...nabis extracts collected from cloned plants, in 23 sufferers of chronic pain.// Subjects were mostly patients with multiple sclerosis or spinal injury. Nine had used marijuana regularly in the past, while the remainder were 'na?ve': they had either not used it at all, or had tried it infrequently. The cannab...

Acne may protect against infections

...echanism. The bacteria that cause acne may protect sufferers from other infections and cancer in later life. Says a research published in the journal of microbiology. Scientists believe that the presence of the bacteria, known as propionibacteria (P. acnes), may help to crank up the immune system so that is m...

Bronchitis in the young

...ly risk factor for chronic bronchitis. Some 19% of sufferers did not smoke at all. Other likely risk factors include poverty, and exposure to respiratory irritants....

Hormones Linked To Migraines

...or. // According to the report, chronic migraine sufferers had higher levels of cortisol, a stress hormone that is involved in the control of blood pressure and blood sugar metabolism, and were more likely to have delayed peak levels of melatonin, the hormone that controls sleep cycles. Nearly half of patien...

Alcohol within the body

...condition is currently untreatable, and one in ten sufferers go on to develop cirrhosis of the liver, which in turn increases the risk that cancer will develop in the organ.The damage caused to the liver is identical to that associated with heavy alcohol abuse.// However, in this case the problem was not alcho...

Cure for sleepless nights

...y scored higher than drugs. Fifty-five per cent of sufferers who were treated with behavioural therapy noted an improvement in their sleep patterns, compared with 46.5% of those on temazepam. The behavioural therapy involved weekly therapy sessions lasting 90 minutes.Patients were told, for example, to stop ...

Memory loss associated with microbes

...nd, USA.//It can cause dementia-like symptoms with sufferers experiencing memory loss and difficulties with concentration, attention span and learning abilities. People suffer a stinging or burning sensation to the skin on contact with water containing the organism. Headaches and stomach problems follow. The...

New treatment for diabetics

...gar levels. It usually develops early in life, and sufferers may need at least one insulin injection every day. Type 2, or non-insulin dependent diabetes is the most common form of the disease, and usually affects people later in life. Patients with the condition do not make enough insulin, or cannot use it ...

Herbal treatment not to be sneezed at

...ers. According to a new study in Arizona hay fever sufferers should be pointing to their garden for help and no...as an ongoing treatment, but treatment for allergy sufferers is often restricted to peak periods....

Hope for tinnitus sufferers

...g for two hours a day over four weeks the tinnitus sufferers reported a 35% reduction in the noises, while a control group prompted with unrelated tones showed no improvement. The team says that four weeks may not be enough to make a permanent difference but suggest that the longer the training programme the m...

Herbal treatment should be estimated

According to a new study in Texas, Hay fever sufferers should be turning to their garden for help, not tr...as an ongoing treatment, but treatment for allergy sufferers is often restricted to peak periods. He felt that, butterbur should be considered for treating seaso...

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