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Vaccine to quit smoking?

...t too many approaches which have not been taken in trying to prevent smoking, but a new vaccine developed by Nabi,// a pharmaceutical company, promises new hope in preventing people from relapsing. The vaccine (NicVAX) binds nicotine and prevents it from reaching the brain, where it causes its stimulatory e...

AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

... may come to resemble the crisis in Africa. "We're trying to learn from Africa, to avoid the mistakes, but nationally we are repeating the same thing," "What South Africa has gone through 10 years back India is going through now."...

New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking

...sed to help to reduce withdrawl effects of smokers trying to give up smoking. Methoxsalen is not yet approved for long-term use in humans. So further testing will be required to determine whether or not this drug will be beneficial and safe for people who wish to quit smoking. Alan I. Leshner, M.D., direc...

Man against HIV – new vaccine ready for human trials

...the virus from growing inside the body rather than trying to bolster the immune system against the virus as many vaccines try to do. TAT protein is an important protein in the virus, which is a key building block of the dreaded virus. By blocking the TAT protein the scientists hope to stop the growth of t...

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

... form the diet of doctors who work round the clock trying to ease the pain of the thousands who survived the quake. While the actual treatment might end in a few hours, for the injured to recover it might well take several weeks or even months before they become normal again. Even if they do it is unlikel...

Hundred million dollar gift for malaria institute

...se but Johns Hopkins is among the few institutions trying to develop a successful vaccine or new drug treatments. Dr. Diane Griffin, professor and chair of the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, will oversee the project. University officials ultimately expect the program to have 12 lead s...

How much can exercise improve health?

Researchers are trying to establish whether people who exercise can improve their health or it would not make a diference at all! Consensus statements published by the American College of Sports Medicine establishes that people who exercise improve their health....

Starch fights cancer

...g as you do not chew them too much. They are still trying to find out more about resistant starch - which, in the past, has proved hard to study because it is difficult to measure it. Meanwhile, the healthy message is - keep on eating fibre, but start considering starch as well. Source : CSIRO Annual ...

Relieve hot flashes

...their review of the subject, the authors recommend trying vitamin E for mild hot flashes, as it is safe, inexpensive, and has some demonstrated efficacy....

Acupuncture for conception

...and expensive options to explore for women who are trying to conceive the latest of it being Acupuncture. A...r sperm count. To add on the emotional aspect of trying to conceive can cause stress, making it more difficult to conceive. For whatever reason, some medica...

Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies

...nterests. "Overall they spend billions of dollars trying to influence physicians prescribing behavior, and it works," said Dr. John Lantos, associate director of the University of Chicago's MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. "We're attempting to not only re-educate physicians but also the marketin...

Dementia - a global problem

...ertain to increase and a new research programme is trying to help carers to cope. As the world population in... condition has been common for many years. Imagine trying to cope in a developing country, where there are few - if any - support systems for the affected fam...

Pollution could be a risk

...hological impact of the disaster. Keeping busy and trying to get the cities back to normal keeps anxiety and grief at bay. And the sheer scale of the tragedy has engendered a kind of emotional numbness in many but this will wear off in time. And it would not just be Inhaling tiny particles of pollution coul...

Psychological consequence of terrorist attacks

...hological impact of the disaster. Keeping busy and trying to get the cities back to normal keeps anxiety and grief at bay. And the sheer scale of the tragedy has engendered a kind of emotional numbness in many but this will wear off in time.// It would not just be those directly involved in the crisis that ...

Treatment for Meniere's disease

...of treatments available.Many patients spend years trying one after the other without seeing any improvement. One problem in assessing the value of a particular treatment is that the condition is very unpredictable - it may resolve spontaneously and then suddenly reappear. Researchers in Italy, have surveye...

Omega-3 fatty acids impair immunity

...sn't as strong as it might be. The researchers are trying to better understand how omega-3s undermine the immune system - and may then be able to figure out ways of preventing this from happening....

New snoring cure

...ment. Surgeons at the University of California are trying a different approach - making the lesions with a needle electrode which feeds radiofrequency energy into the tissue. This is done in an area of the palate with few pain fibres so it doesn't hurt like the more standard treatment. And radiofrequency ...

Dangers of heat

... heatwave the body has to spend much of its energy trying to keep the core temperature down and this increases the stress on everything else." However, he said anybody could be at risk if they did not take sensible steps. There are a number of sensible things that everybody should do to avoid illness when ...

Smoking Delays Pregnancy

Women who continue smoking while trying to have a baby risk having to wait significantly longer to get pregnant. Researchers at the Institute of Health Sciences at Oxford University compared the time taken to conceive by 569 women smokers, ex-smokers and never-smokers. Their findings show ...

Miscarriage linked to late embryos

...e hormones in daily urine samples of healthy women trying to conceive, showed the day by day trend for the first time in a large sample (341 women). The work showed 12 per cent of pregnancies failed if implantation occurred by the ninth day, but the figure rose to 26 per cent when implantation occurred on t...

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