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Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...iral medications. When taken within 12-48 hours of symptom onset, antiviral medications like Tamiflu can help reduce the duration of symptoms. Tamiflu can also be used preventively to help avoid the flu altogether. Clinical trials have shown Tamiflu to be up to 89 percent effective in preventing influenza ...

Chavez Threatens to Nationalize Private Hospitals in Venezuela

... He also described costs at private clinics as a symptom of "the evil of capitalism", which allow only wealthier, insured patients to afford better treatment at private hospitals. The Venezuelan president has taken a series of measures to improve the public health service, such as building new clinics an...

Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression

...nic insomnia. "Focusing on chronic insomnia as a symptom of both anxiety and depression may facilitate the early detection of a mental disorder, as well as the detection of comorbidity," Nechelmann said. The findings of the study were published in the July issue of the journal SLEEP....

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children

...an other cancers and therefore would have a slower symptom progression. Significantly, the impact of diagnosis delay in children on prognosis is still not known. Too few studies have been designed specifically to analyze this question. Those that do fail to come to a common conclusion. In three of seven su...

Fasting Makes Women Talk Less

...ces the amount they said. The other most common symptom that one-fifth of the fasting women reported was a lowering of the voice, with a few also showing a harshening of their voices. Based on the results the researchers concluded, "fasting affects voice". The main reason for this the researchers say,...

Humanized Antibody Therapy Found Highly Effective in Easing RA Symptoms

... novel and attractive approach to treating RA. The symptom improvements observed across both 4mg/kg and 8mg/kg doses show that tocilizumab offers significant promise to patients with moderate and severe RA, said lead researcher Dr. Josef Smolen. The researchers say that significant improvement in symptoms ...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...he sensation of falling down a hole- is a familiar symptom to many people who suffer from seizures. Alice also in her adventures feels that her own body or the objects around her are either shrinking or growing and this is another seizure symptom. Tennyson's seizures involved mystic visions and he wrote: ...

Women Taking Oestrogen Therapy Showed Reduced Coronary Artery Calcification

...us progestin therapy or estrogen alone therapy for symptom relief and prevention of postmenopausal bone loss....us progestin therapy or estrogen alone therapy for symptom relief and prevention of postmenopausal bone loss. The data published today in NEJM provide additi...

Video Game Addiction to Be Termed as a Medical Condition

..., but said excessive video-game playing could be a symptom for other things, such as depression or social anxieties that already have their own diagnoses. For 160 years, the AMA has made recommendations on the nation's health that are quickly adopted. They range from recommending cars be equipped with seat ...

Tinnitus Patients can Lead a Normal Life

...us illness involved and, so, in principle, it is a symptom that is frequent and irrelevant. Therapeutic Advice and Sound Therapy In working on TRT, Jastreboff showed that the central nervous system (CNS) has an elasticity and capacity for learning. The fact the tinnitus generates annoyance means that the C...

INVEGA Receives Marketing Authorization In EU For Treatment Of Schizophrenia

...als, INVEGA demonstrated statistically significant symptom improvement on the PANSS versus placebo across all doses investigated. INVEGA was also superior to placebo on the PSP in these trials. In a chronic treatment trial, adult patients with schizophrenia who were treated with INVEGA showed a significant...

INVEGA(TM) Gets Marketing Authority from EU to Treat Schizophrenia

...als, INVEGA demonstrated statistically significant symptom improvement on the PANSS versus placebo across all doses investigated. INVEGA was also superior to placebo on the PSP in these trials. In a chronic treatment trial, adult patients with schizophrenia who were treated with INVEGA showed a significant...

Clinical Approach Defined for Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

...n percent from other cancer types. The most common symptom of superior vena cava syndrome is facial edema, which is present in 82 percent of the cases. Arm edema and distended neck and chest veins are also common clinical presentations. Review of the literature and case studies presented at Yale Cancer Cen...

Study Offers Clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'

...ted during coronary angiography. The most common symptom of broken heart syndrome was chest pain, in 70 percent of patients, followed by shortness of breath in 33 percent. All patients had ECG changes suggestive of an acute coronary syndrome, a term that encompasses both heart attack and unstable angina. T...

Web-based Asthma Program Improves Disease Management for Black Students

...trasted with the control group, which reported 1.5 symptom nights. The treatment group missed less than half a school day every 30 days, while the control group missed 1.2 school days. Likewise, the treatment group experienced 1.3 days of restrictive activity every two weeks, in contrast to the control group...

Hundreds of Children Exposed to Pesticide in US

... dismissed Elena's abnormally fast heart rate as a symptom of dehydration, gave her intravenous fluids and sent her home. Three weeks later, it happened again. "I was at a track meet and all of a sudden I felt really, really tired," said Elena, now 18. "I made it to the finish line and just fell over." ...

Research Suggests Breast Cancer Fatigue Begins Before Chemo

...ep problems after surgery, we need to address this symptom before women begin chemotherapy. What weve learned...phs. Fatigue, the most prevalent and distressing symptom for breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, has long been accepted by health professionals an...

New Pill to Suppress Menstrual Bleeding Indefinitely

...gnancy. Breakthrough bleeding may also itself be a symptom of pregnancy (contraceptive failure). In testing of Lybrel, 59% of women ended up with no bleeding after six months, but 18% of women dropped out of studies because of spotting and breakthrough bleeding, according to Wyeth."You're now basically tra...

Antibiotics Highly Effective for Treating Lyme Disease

...that persist after treatment for Lyme disease, the symptom complex will remain problematic until we can better understand the cause of these symptoms and find appropriate treatments," said Halperin....

Attitude Determines How Much Exercise is too Much

...ey may be suffering from exercise disorder. Also a symptom of the problem is getting more injuries, or not stopping exercising despite hearing family and friends expressing concern about ones exercise regimen. Dr. Fessihi insists that people who believe that have an over exercising disorder or at risk for ...

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