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Patients With Filariasis More Prone To HIV Infection

...od mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from individuals with untreated filarial infection compared to PBMCs from infected...reated with antifilarials compared with those from untreated individuals particularly with respect to replication of M tropic HIV. This report should ring alarm...

A treatment for blindness

...at total retinal detachments continued to occur in untreated eyes throughout the follow-up period, increasing f...dissipated and treated eyes were just as likely as untreated eyes to see well. ...

Sleeping sickness - a silent killer

...now they have the disease until it is too late. If untreated the disease - which causes severe drowsiness - cripples the central nervous system, by which point it is almost always fatal....

Blood Pressure Drug may slow wasting in burn victims

...pranolol on 13 children with bad burns and left 12 untreated to compare. The drug, one of a class known as beta...cle and bone mass over four weeks of recovery. The untreated group lost 9 percent. The children all had burns over at least 40 percent of their bodies. None suff...

Ritalin May Lower Cocaine Abuse

...treated with stimulant drugs were less likely than untreated children to abuse illicit drugs later on. They fou...an aversion to cocaine in adulthood, compared with untreated rats....

Pharmaceutical companies are targeting patients

...onsumers, prompt many to see their doctor about an untreated health problem and prod others to take their prescription drugs more faithfully. Sixty percent of the print and broadcast ads were for just 20 medications, including the arthritis drugs Vioxx and Celebrex, the ulcer drug Prilosec, Viagra for impotenc...

A way to slow the progression of Type 1 Diabetes

...ess injected insulin one year after treatment they untreated patients. Researchers believe the drug works on the immune system's destructive T-cells, and effectively suppresses the immune cells involved in the development of diabetes. They believe it also helps to retain insulin production well into the course...

Laser technique assists beard problem

... on one part of the skin and compared this with an untreated area. After 80 days, the incidence of PFB on the treated sites was much lower than on the untreated control area. This means that laser hair removal might be a better and more complete treatment for P...

Multiple organ disease cured by genes

.... Treated dogs gained weight normally, compared to untreated animals, and showed none of the expected health problems. This is the first time gene therapy has been used for a disease involving multiple organs. It could replace the standard treatment - which is to give injections of the missing enzyme. The th...

Relief of pain for suffering patients

...ing pain will always bring death quicker. In fact, untreated pain makes the patient worse, and it is good medical practice to do everything possible to relieve it. It's to be hoped that others will adopt the Toronto guidelines - so that no-one ever has to die in pain....

Early therapy aids eyesight

...ed more slowly in the treated patients than in the untreated patients. In the treated patients, eye pressure was lowered by about 25 percent. Many patients showed no disease progression during the study. However, researchers are concerned that as many as 20 percent of treated patients went on to develop glauco...

Myostatin gene could hold the key to treatment for DMD

...sis of their respiratory muscles, when compared to untreated mice. They also had lower blood levels of creatine kinase (CK) — a protein that leaks out of damaged muscle. While Kathryn believes that there is a real possibility for moving forward in clinical trials with myostatin inhibition, Khurana is more cau...

Hypertensives could benefit regular alcohol consumption

...umption. The researchers studied 402 patients with untreated essential hypertension to assess the links between drinking// and serum lipoprotein(a) over a wide range of alcohol intake levels. They also investigated whether the association between alcohol intake and serum lipoprotein(a) concentrations occurred ...

Anxiety following heart attacks not adequately managed

...evitable after following aheart attack and if left untreated it may impair patients' recovery. Theresearchers have now developed an easy-to-administer tool that will assesspatient's level of anxiety and help doctors treat them accordingly....

Diabetes could become an epidemic

...epidemic of type two diabetes is to occur. If left untreated or mismanaged the condition can lead to heart disease, blindness and kidney failure. It is also estimated that 1m people nationally are unaware they even have it. There is an urgent need to address// prevention of diabetes. As body fat increases the ...

Virus Helps Remove Brain Cancer

...24-RGD survived for more than four months, whereas untreated mice lived for less than three weeks. Many experiments have been conducted since this study and they all produced similar results....

Night Time Aspirin Regimen Found to Reduce Blood Pressure

... colleagues studied a group of 100 volunteers with untreated mild essential hypertension. // Study participants included 34 men and 66 women, ages 23 to 79 years. The entire group received nonpharmacological hygienic-dietary recommendations, including regular aerobic exercise, restrictions on sodium and alcoho...

Cholesterol drugs improve strange heart problem

...s who received the drug were also more likely than untreated patients to show an improvement in how their heart pumped....

New Help for Head and Neck Cancer

..., investigators tested 12 patients with previously untreated head and neck cancers to gauge their reactions to injections of a combination of mixed natural cytokines called Multikine. Patients also received treatment with zinc sulfate and other substances thought to help boost the immune system. Patients rece...

Therapy Boosts Chemotherapy Effects

...ors randomly assigned 640 patients with previously untreated AML to receive either standard chemotherapy or chemotherapy and treatment with a growth factor known as granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, or G-CSF. While patients in the two groups initially showed similar response rates, a long-term follow up s...

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