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Nitric oxide involved in high blood pressure

High blood pressure causes inactivation of nitric oxide, a hormone involved in blood pressure control which worsens the problem. If high blood pressure is left untreated, it does not stay at one elevated level, but tends to spiral out of control. According to the researchers at the University of Texas, this study was conducted on rats and found that nitric oxide, which helps control blood pressur...

Antidepressants increase gastric bleeding

A new survey suggests that certain antidepressants increase the risk of a gastrointestinal bleed in older patients. The selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a group of antidepressants which are very widely prescribed. They are preferred over older drugs because they are relatively free of side effects. But, as Researchers at Ottawa Hospital in Canada have just shown, they are not r...

Medicis Pharmaceutical company enters pediatric market

Medicis is the leading independent pharmaceutical company in the United States focusing primarily on the treatment of dermatological conditions. Based in Wilmington, Mass., Ascent is a pharmaceutical company primarily dedicated to the specialty of pediatrics. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation and Ascent Pediatrics, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement un...

FDA Imposes New Restrictions On Roche's Accutane

Women taking Roche Inc's popular acne treatment Accutane (isotretinoin) will soon have to submit to new restrictions aimed at preventing unwanted pregnancies while on the drug. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that it has approved significant changes to the drugmaker's pregnancy prevention programme. The pregnancy prevention programme was adopted about 13 years ago, when Accutane wa...

Researchers trick Alzheimer's Enzyme

According to researchers in Scripps Research Institute, chemists have tricked an enzyme essential in Alzheimer's disease into blocking its own debilitating action.// A team led by Nobel laureate K. Barry Sharpless developed the chemical trick, called "click chemistry," to make a molecule that blocks neurotransmitter destruction caused by the brain enzyme acetylcholinesterase. ....The destructive...

Attacking therapy with electricity

The holes in the cell membranes which is being punched by electrical pulses could give better delivery of drugs. The effectiveness of many potentially powerful treatments //including cancer therapy and gene therapy are limited by the difficulty of getting drug molecules in through cell membranes. Researchers in San Diego, California, have been developing a new way of delivering drugs called elec...

Antidepressants increase gastric bleeding

A new survey suggests that certain antidepressants increase the risk of a gastrointestinal bleed in older patients. The selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a group of antidepressants which are very widely prescribed.They are preferred over older drugs because they are relatively free of side effects.// But, as Researchers at Ottawa Hospital in Canada have just shown, they are not...

Psychiatric issues common in brain disease

According to researchers at the University of Texas, people with degenerative brain disease are most likely to have treatable psychiatric disorders. Huntington's disease is a fatal, //degenerative brain disease which affects the cerebellum, the brain area which controls movement. ....Traditionally there's been a separation between neurological disease - like Huntington's - and psychiatric proble...

Drug for pediatric brain cancer

Scientists from Canada are reporting promising results from a study of a new drug for children with acute brain tumors. The drug fotemustine, when delivered intravenously every three weeks, was found to be partially effective in shrinking the tumors. ....The drug is one of a group of drugs called chloroethylnitrosoureas. They were first discovered in 1959 and have since been shown to help shrink...

Drug for pediatric brain cancer

Scientists from Canada are reporting promising results from a study of a new drug for children with acute brain tumors. The drug fotemustine, when delivered intravenously every three weeks, was found to be partially effective in shrinking the tumors. ....The drug is one of a group of drugs called chloroethylnitrosoureas. They were first discovered in 1959 and have since been shown to help shrink...

Psychiatric disorders among juveniles

According to a latest research it has been observed that approximately two thirds of teenage boys and around three quarters of teenage girls in juvenile detention suffer from at least// one psychiatric disorder. In a recent study, 2023 juvenile teens were interviewed and evaluated by researchers before they were admitted to a temporary juvenile detention center in Cook County, Ill. Researchers i...

Geriatric heart patients benefit from extra weight

Innumerable previous studies have concluded that people who have a high Body Mass Index (BMI) or simply stated, those who are overweight, are associated with a larger risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. However a recent study by a team of Columbia researchers indicates, suprisingly, that senior patients// (i.e. patients who are 75 and over), with a BMI of 25 and above run a lower risk of...

Acupuncture in Paediatric care

Acupuncture, one of the ancient Chinese medical practices that has gained widespread popularity is now being recommended for children. Paediatricians suggest that along with other therapies, the traditional Chinese medicine practice should// also be offered to paediatric patients. ..A recent study which shows significant rise in the number of visits made to acupuncturists, proves the popularity o...

Restricted Activity Predicts Disability

Older people who have an occasional "bad day" are at increased risk of developing increasing disability over time, finds a new study . ....It is not uncommon for people over age 70 to report restricted activity, defined as staying in bed for at least half a day and/or cutting back on usual activities at least once in the past month. Most physicians believe this is just a normal sign of aging and...

Y chromosome uses trick to repair its own genes

Scientists have discovered that the Y chromosome uses a neat trick to repair its most crucial genes, a strategy that apparently helps keep it from rotting away over evolutionary time. ....The Y chromosome, of course, is best known for supplying the biological signal that makes males rather than females. ....Some scientists have suggested it might disappear millions of years from now because it c...

Benefits of Nitric Oxide in the Treatment of Premature Infants

Chronic lung disease is a primary long-term complication among premature infants suffering from respiratory distress syndrome.// These infants are at greater risk for pulmonary hypertension and impaired growth, and they also have a sharply increased risk of developing neurological problems. ..A new study finds premature infants who have trouble breathing can benefit from treatment with inhaled...

Support Services found to Dramatically Impact Pediatric Health Care

A new study shows providing behavior and development support to existing health care dramatically improves the quality of pediatric health care and parenting practices.// ..Researchers from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health followed nearly 6,000 children from 15 sites which was designed to bridge the gap between families and physicians. It places specialists in the pediatric pra...

The Reason For Loss Of Appetite After Gastric Bypass

Researchers now say they might have a partial explanation for the loss of hunger and rapid weight loss observed after gastric bypass surgery.// In the gastric bypass procedure, the stomach is divided to create a pouch out of the small proximal portion of the stomach, which is then attached to the small intestine, bypassing a large part of the stomach and all of the duodenum. ..It was found that...

Drug for cancer may help restrict premature labor

An anti cancer drug that is used to treat cancers of breast, bowel and lung can help women// in preventing premature labor. The drug acts on the function of a hormone receptor protein in the uterus that is associated with the process of delivery. ....Researchers from the University of Newcastle had found out that the cancer drug called Trichostatin A, also known as TSA, affects the human smooth m...

Diabetes diagnosis may be the signal for psychiatric illness in children

Children who are being diagnosed for diabetes type 2 may have increased risk of suffering// from psychiatric illness at the onset of the disease. ....A study done by the researchers of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have shown that among the children who are newly diagnosed for diabetes type 2 disease, two out of five of them have showed tendencies of being afflicted by psychiatric illne...

Gastric bypass surgery reduces risk of heart disease

Gastric bypass surgery that is often done as a measure for weight reduction may have the potential to reduce risks of // heart disease. ....One of the most common procedures to control morbid obesity is by gastric bypass surgery that reduces the size of the stomach and allows the food to pass to the small intestine much faster. Together with psychological and behavioral support, this procedure h...

Inhaled nitric oxide therapy does not reduce death risk of infants

Premature infants with lung problem are often treated with inhaled nitric oxide// therapy. A recent study had brought out the fact that this therapy does not reduce the chances of death or further lung infections. ....Researchers for the study are of opinion that premature babies who weigh less than 1.5kgs need not be given inhaled nitric oxide therapy unless they are the part of a study. Inhaled...

Pediatricians differ in their opinion of child abuse

Doctors examining the children of suspected child abuse tend to differ widely in their judgment of what// constitutes child abuse. A research reported by the researchers of Penn State College of Medicine say that there exist severe contradictions among the doctors themselves regarding their opinion of whether the child had been abused or not. ....Conducting the first systematic examination of how...

Lorenzos oil for prevention of pediatric neurological disorder

Investigations have shown that daily oral doses of Lorenzos oil can prevent the spread of a form of pediatric neurological disorder// called X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD). ....Researchers from Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore have reported that use of Lorenzos oil have prevented the spread of the disease X-ALD in boys aged 7 years and younger who were diagnosed with the disease. Th...

Government Organisation Proposes Strict Guidelines For SubStandard Medical Devices

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) in India has decided to prepare a set of guidelines for uniform action against the manufacture// of not of standard quality (NSQ) medical devices, diagnostic reagents, diagnostic kits etc. The guidelines drawn out would prescribe the exact procedures to be followed and action to be taken against the manufacturers by every state drug controll...

Geriatric Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease May Not Be Treated Properly

Research points out that elderly population may not be checked regularly for chronic kidney disease// (CKD) that can be a common condition in them. ....Researchers from Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston had reported in the recent issue of Journal of the American Society of Nephrology that there remained a lack of preventive routines and screening test recommendations for the geriatric pati...

Obesity better handled with gastric bypass surgery

A few years ago, 43-year-old Patrick Deuel of Nebraska, was slated for a slow but sure death, weighing in at 486 kg, suffering from diabetes //and unable to sit up or even turn over in bed. .. ..Deuel is now half the man he used to be, as he lost more than 200 kg after undergoing an operation that is becoming increasingly popular among morbidly obese Americans... ..The acclaimed soprano and oper...

Surgeons Perform Robotic Gastric Bypass Surgery

Researchers from Stanford School of Medicine had used remote controlled robotic arms and a binocular camera to perform laproscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully. Their research findings are published // in the August issue of Archives of Surgery. ....The laproscopic gastric bypass surgery (a Roux-en-Y procedure) is often considered the most challenging minimally invasive procedure in genera...

Helicobacter pylori Antibiotic Treatment of Peptic Ulcer May not Prevent Gastric lymphomas

Stanford, CA -- Successful eradication of Helicobacter may not prevent future aggressive gastric lymphoma since resting B cells are left behind. This was reported by Research led by Dr. Anne Mueller at Stanford University // School of Medicine... ..The paper by Mueller et al., "The role of antigenic drive and tumor-infiltrating accessory cells in the pathogenesis of Helicobacter-induced MALT lymp...

New Treatment Discovered For Pediatric Cholera

Single dose of antibiotics may be used to treat childhood cholera. ..Researchers in Bangladesh have found that severe cholera in children can be treated effectively with a single dose // of the antibiotic ciprofloxacin , according to a study published online by The Lancet... ..Cholera is a major global health problem particularly in children in areas in less-developed countries. In the resource-l...

Pediatricians Need To Talk To Parents Of Overweight Kids

Researchers from Saint Louis University reported in the journal Pediatrics that pediatricians often miss the opportunity to talk to the parents of obese children and help them identify the problem and treat // it to bring the body weight of children back to normal. ....Researchers feel that it’s really important that pediatricians identify overweight children during well-child visits and use tha...

A New Diagnostic Approach To Pediatric Interstitial Lung Disease

Chronic interstitial lung disease (ILD) comprises a large, heterogeneous group of rare pulmonary disorders //characterized by diffuse infiltrates, restrictive lung disease, and abnormal gas exchange with considerable mortality and morbidity. ILD presents enormous diagnostic challenges because the differential diagnosis includes more than 100 conditions in both adults2 and children. ..Researchers...

Smokers Are Prone To Number Of Psychiatric Disorders

Smoking has been linked to a number of psychiatric disorders, including mood disorders, schizophrenia// and substance disorders, among others. Early smoking is shown to increase the risk for emergence of certain anxiety disorders (e.g., panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder), and that presence of certain anxiety disorders (e.g., social anxiety) increases the risk for later development of n...

Gluten-Free Diet May Alleviate Psychiatric Symptoms In Adolescents

According to new research conducted in Helsinki, Finland, gluten-free diet may help alleviate depressive and behavioural symptoms in adolescents with coeliac disease...Coeliac disease in adolescents has been associated// with an increased prevalence of depressive and disruptive behavioural disorders, particularly in the phase before diet treatment. ..For the study, 9 adolescents with coeliac dis...

The Alarming Rates Of HIV Incidence In The Rural Districts Of Orissa

With the ever-increasing unsafe sex practices, massive migration and low awareness there has been a significant increase in the incidence of the killer disease // amongst the tribal community, living close to coastal Orissa. ....Several districts of Orissa including Ganjam, Kendrapara, Balasore Nuapada, Koraput, Rayagada, Phulbani and Sundargarh have very high rates of HIV incidence, which poses...

Drink till you drop dead in English Pubs- Restriction on Timings Lifted

London: For the first time in 90 years the timings for the last order for drinks has been lifted from the traditional 11PM to round the clock drinking. ..Thousands of revelers up and down the country greeted the news with an extra drink in pubs and bars after midnight. // No major untoward incident was reported... ..The relaxed opening hours, already a feature in most European countries, have le...

Fructose is a tricker and not all that sweet!

After sucrose it is the turn of fructose to be blamed for obesity by a study in Florida. The study was conducted in the University of Flroda and the findings point that fructose present in fruits//, honey and other natural sources might be the cause of obesity in subjects. ..The trick is that Fructose makes beleive that the subject is hungrier than actually being and so the result is that consum...

Government Should Restrict Junk Food Marketing

Reports from the National Academy of Sciences had shown that the marketing of Junk food by the food industry is responsible for the increase in obesity of children’s. Various organizations// have urged the Congress to have a check on the advertisement food industry is also responsible for the increase in obesity of children’s. The Science organization have asked the Congress to have a check on th...

Hospitals to Equip Themselves with ER Especially For Psychiatric Patients

Hospitals are setting aside part of their Emergency department to also handle mentally ill patients. ..There is a great increase in the psychiatric patients turning towards emergency care. //But the emergency departments are not well equipped to tackle the psychiatric patients. ..These patients end up facing serious consequences because of lack of proper medical care available to attend to thei...

Community hospitals inundated with Psychiatric care cases (12%)

Public health hospitals are flooded with patients with psychiatric disorders. The number of patients attending the public hospitals has increased by 12% in the past 4 years. ..This shows us that people are in need of psychiatric // health facilities. ..According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare statistics the number of patients attending to specialized psychiatric hospitals de...
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