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First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans

... designed specifically for Africa will enter human trials this summer. The International AIDS Vaccine Ini... cellular immunity, said: "We are excited to begin trials for this approach. Our research indicates that this vaccine has a very good chance of stimulating ce...

Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

...sults from this trial with those of three previous trials (n = 253), there was a mean symptom reduction on visual analogue scores of 28% (10.9 mm) for homoeopathy compared with 3% (1.1 mm) for placebo....

Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis

...e of the proinflammatory peptides. Recent clinical trials have proven successful at inhibiting rheumatoid arthritis by using antibodies to counter inflammation-causing cytokines. There are, however, two key problems associated with using the neutralizing antibodies tested in the trials. First, they require ...

Cinnamon May Help Diabetics

...e best is that it will help dramatically. Clinical trials using a cinnamon extract on humans are due to begin in 6 months....

Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?

...cancer treatment. Among the 16% who knew about the trials but declined to participate, 30% believed that the...reatment being studied. Placebos are never used in trials on drugs that may be used to treat cancer.While a few drug trials are very successful, a few of them...

Hemopurifier may revolutionise AIDS treatment

...cal, a biotechnology firm in La Jolla, California, trials of the filtration system, aptly named the HIV-Hemopurifier, began in February of this year. Richard Tullis, Aethlon's chief project researcher said the HIV-Hemopurifier method is based on kidney dialysis.In essence, the system filters out AIDS virus...

Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration

...o been regenerated. Only limited successful human trials have been conducted, but the surgeon says the technique has been perfected in monkeys. Dr. Matapurkar discloses that he uses certain special cells called steam cells which are present in the body and have the capacity to transform into full organs. ...

ZYBAN, The smoking cessation drug marked for its adverse reactions

... of seizures seen was consistent with the clinical trials experience....

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...n, early phase clinical trials.After many clinical trials - the FDA approved Gleevec. Richard Klausner, M.D., director of the National Cancer Institute, said that he shared in the excitement of people with CML, but he also mentioned several caveats. He said many research questions remain to be answered, s...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...n, early phase clinical trials.After many clinical trials - the FDA approved Gleevec. Richard Klausner, M.D., director of the National Cancer Institute, said that he shared in the excitement of people with CML, but he also mentioned several caveats. He said many research questions remain to be answered, s...

TELITHROMYCIN - the proven effective new drug for cap

...efficacy of the drug was assessed by five clinical trials and clinical and biological outcomes was noted. Blood samples were taken before and after the therapy for both aerobic and anaerobic culture. It was found that, the overall clinical cure rate with telithromycin was 89.5% after 7 to 11 days of therapy...

Shock it to Heal!!

... fact the study results are quite promising larger trials should be conducted to further investigate whether electric stimulation can help diabetic foot ulcers to heal....

Folate and famiy planning

...robe University examined various folate supplement trials and found women who took folate before becoming pregnant had a 50 per cent greater chance of having twins.// Folate has been proven to minimise the risk of birth defects such as spina bifida by up to 70 per cent, with one in 300 Indian pregnancies a...

New FDA Approved Drug To Treat Migraine

...company, Pharmacia. Results of controlled clinical trials demonstrated that Axert was highly effective and well tolerated. Axert is now an exciting new migraine therapy from Pharmacia, proven effective in the acute treatment of migraine....

Protective effects of tomatoes in prostate cancer

...n for such an action is yet to be found. Clinical trials have suggested that lycopene, which is found in tomato products and other natural plant nutrients may be effective in preventing prostate cancer and treating the disease in its earliest stages.// Dr. Frederick Khachik, co-author on the study and pr...

Herbs for Rememberance

...tion. Recent extensive clinical and experimental trials in postgraduate medical and drug research institutes in Lucknow, Benares and Madras show that Brahmi "not only arrests further loss but also slows down the process of subsequent reduction in senile dementia". The herb has been shown to arrest memor...

Novartis files application with FDA for Zometa

...id Epstein, President, Novartis Oncology. Three trials have been successfully conducted, evaluating more ...,000 patients. This is the largest set of clinical trials ever conducted to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of bisphosphonates in treating bone complic...

A new drug for cancer

...ll finish it off. DMXAA should enter full clinical trials towards the end of next year....

Acupuncture provides relief

....That's the conclusion of one of the most rigorous trials into the effectiveness of the complementary medicine technique, which involves inserting needles into special sites in the nervous system.// The study compared 157 patients undergoing five treatments over a three week period of either acupuncture, ...

Male contraceptive in trial

...ceive the injections for up to 18 months, with the trials to be extended to India and China if the results are successful....

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