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Vitamins-The answer to Heart Disease?

...m the claim. Scientists remain skeptical about the superior benefits of these vitamin supplements over a healthy diet, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fish. In the opinion of the American Heart Association, “Vitamin supplements should not be encouraged until they are proven beneficial.” Fo...

Drink grape juice for health

...r of the study. "In our tests, we saw dramatically superior antioxidant performance by the grape juice."// In 1996, research at the USDA showed that total antioxidant capacity of purple grape juice was more than three times that of either orange, grapefruit, tomato or apple juice. In 2000, other research co...

Comparison between warfarin and aspirin

...eatment with warfarin or aspirin is definitely far superior to no preventive treatment at all. But a comparison of the two shows there is little to choose between them. This means that either can be prescribed to patients at risk of stroke....

Panacea Biotech To Market Anthrax Vaccine

...g director Rajesh, the vaccine developed by JNU is superior to the only other anti-anthrax vaccine available in the US. The vaccine in the US has a lot of toxic side- effects. The side-effect profile of this (JNU) vaccine is negligible. As anthrax has become a national emergency, the government's policy of fa...

The brain wave

... pattern of increased brain activity involving the superior temporal gyrus, as well as differential activity in the two hemispheres within the inferior parietal cortex when imitation was involved. The left inferior parietal cortex showed increased activity when the subjects were imitating another person. Whe...

Blood pressure control with ACE inhibitor or diuretic?

...e American ALLHAT trial that showed diuretics were superior to ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors and calcium channel blockers in controlling blood pressure. The Australian study included 6,083 people who were mostly white. Blood pressure reduction was the same in those who took a diuretic and tho...

Are Indians aware of SARS ?

...st of the world as a result of early detection and superior medical care provided to SARS patients. Even what we call confirmed cases are only confirmed through laboratory tests and they are only between 60 and 65 per cent accurate according to a senior scientist at the National Institute of Communicable Dise...

Extended Therapy for Blood Clots

...nclusion, researchers say the drug ximelagatran is superior to placebo for an extended treatment for VTE. However, they say more research is needed to understand why patients on the treatment had high levels of a certain enzyme....

New Treatment for Rosacea

...their study shows azelaic acid gel is consistently superior to metronidazole gel in improving the principal signs of rosacea, such as redness and inflammation. In the azelaic acid gel group, 78 percent of the patients rated their improvement as excellent or good, compared to 64 percent in the metronidazole ge...

More Patients Going In For Home Dialysis

...ir options. Although neither dialysis treatment is superior over the other regarding mortality and complications, they do differ in procedural time length and location. Researchers surveyed nearly 650 patients at 37 dialysis centers around the country. The research shows that if given the option, kidney pat...

Studying The Effectiveness Of Cough Syrups

...searchers say the cough syrup ingredients were not superior to placebo in improving nighttime cough or sleep. It was found that children who received a placebo reported a 2.24-point improvement in their child’s symptoms, while children who received the real medications only reported a 1.97-point improvement. ...

Effective Treatment Option For Dehydrated Kids

...earchers say oral rehydration therapy is sometimes superior and when fluids are given orally, treatment can begin quicker. Thus researchers suggest that oral rehydration therapy be the initial treatment of choice for moderately dehydrated children under age 3 with gastroenteritis....

Better Treatment For Hypertension

...calcium channel blockers and ACE inhibitors // are superior to older treatments with beta-blockers and diuretics. Hypertensive patients either received the calcium channel blocker amlodipine with or without the ACE inhibitor perindopril or the beta-blocker atenolol with or without the diuretic bendroflumethi...

Ginger to reduce nausea for pregnant women

... group. For 246 people, ginger treatment was found superior over the control group. In other cases, 429 participants said that ginger was as good as being treated with vitamin B6 for relief of nausea and related sickness due to pregnancy. Ginger was administered in capsules containing 350 milligrams (mg) of g...

Sympathy and brain function

... pattern of increased brain activity involving the superior temporal gyrus, as well as differential activity in the two hemispheres within the inferior parietal cortex when imitation was involved. The left inferior parietal cortex showed increased activity when the subjects were imitating another person....

No heart attack risk for women taking birth control pills

...the results to achieve a type of statistical power superior to what individual studies can provide. The study found that one in 100,000 women taking third generation birth control pills had a heart attack which is almost the same as for women who do not take the pills. Spitzer points out that controversies ...

Plant – based Foods More Effective In Lowering Cholesterol

...s say their study shows that a plant-based diet is superior to a conventional diet containing the same amount of fat and cholestero....

Plant – based Foods More Effective In Lowering Cholestero

...s say their study shows that a plant-based diet is superior to a conventional diet containing the same amount of fat and cholesterol....

Gene Decides How Much Exercise In Needed For The Elderly People

...n exercising older adults has been associated with superior muscle strength and power in young elite athletes. The current study was designed to test whether ACE production also affects physical function in older exercisers. The gene that controls ACE production can be inherited in three different combinatio...

Nanocells cancer combination therapy acts as chemotherapy as well as anti-angiogenic drug

...some efficacy (in our study), the nanocell was far superior to such a combination." The team had worked on animal models to treat melanoma and Lewis lung cancer. "There is no universal chemotherapeutic agent — they are dependent on the cancer," he observed. "We need to find the right combination of drugs th...

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