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A prescription cream for unwanted facial hair

...rrant tweezing, waxing, or shaving at least once a week for hair removal. Vaniqa is actually not a brand new drug, but rather a new topical-use version of the older drug eflornithine (brand name Ornidyl). Vaniqa, like Viagra, is considered to be a "lifestyle drug", a drug which generally improves our ...

Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

...alent allergen or placebo. In the third and fourth week after the start of treatment, the group compared changes in nasal inspiratory peak flow and visual symptom analogue scale scores to baseline measurements. The homoeopathy group had a significant objective improvement in nasal airflow compared with th...

Ebola Virus - 'Outbreak' Claims More Lives In Uganda.

...e yet for Ebola although researchers in Paris last week reported successful vaccine tests on monkeys. Most victims die of shock after days of high fever, chest pains, vomiting and extensive internal bleeding. Doctors can do little except provide supportive rehydration therapy...

What happens when Medications go wrong?

...ion to those unfortunate victims. But then after a week no one bothered to remember the gory incident!!!!!!!! Later an “ X- FILE” was made on it and beamed across the world. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Many such stories and even more gross stories are being pushed under the carpets! But who is t...

When Celebrities Die

... side effect of our "celebrity connection." In the week after Princess Di's death, the number of people in England and Wales who intentionally harmed themselves increased by almost 45%. And during the month after her funeral, suicides rose by nearly 20%. The authors believe Diana's death added to existing...

Teens turning to Internet for medical queries

...d more than 400 students, are being presented this week at the annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine in San Diego, California.Though it is to be welcomed that teens use the Internet to learn more on health, the flip side is that these teens rush to their own diagnosis based on what they se...

Hypertensive Drug Improves Sexual Dysfunction in Hypertensive Men

...o reported that the sexual activity atleast once a week increased from 40.5 % to 62.3%. The investigators said "these results seem to be limited to the effect of losartan". Since drug -related impotence is one of the main causes of patients discontinuing the hypertensive drugs, this is a new dimension to...

Acupuncture superseeds massage therapy for short term relief of pain

...ents in a period of three weeks. By the end of one week it was found that the acupuncture group showed a significant improvement in pain reduction and motion compared to others. But after three months they found that there were no significant differences among the study groups which employed acupuncture ...

Arthroscopy for Ankles

...with arthroscopy and resume normal activities in a week or less. That compares to a minimum of six to eight weeks of recovery after open ankle surgery. One of the benefits of arthroscopy is fusion surgery, used as a last resort to relieve persistent and debilitating pain in the ankle for patients with end...

Brisk Walking lowers memory loss in women

...ty was measured by the number of blocks walked per week and also by the number of calories burnt in walking and other activities....

Meditation relieves stress

...gramme involved two and a half hour classes once a week for eight weeks, and an eight hour retreat.// The 35 people who were assigned to this course learned four different meditation techniques, yoga and other techniques for dealing with stress. After three months, their psychological distress had more...

Maternal alcohol consumption linked to behavioral problems in children

... ,women who drank the equivalent of one cocktail a week during pregnancy were three times more likely to h...sure--equivalent to an average of one cocktail per week across pregnancy--were three times as likely to have delinquent behavior scores in the clinical rang...

New FDA Approved Drug NATRECOR For Heart Failure Patients

... it will start shipping Natrecor to hospitals this week and each vial, a day's treatment, will cost $380....

Chaste plant a boon

The British Medical Journal last week published a study on the agnus castus fruit, also known as “Chaste tree”, showing that more than half the women who took it had a 50 per cent or greater improvement in the symptoms of premenstrual symptoms. Agnus castus (Vitex agnus castus) is a sma...

Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

... where angina is more likely to be suffered in the week during or immediately after the period. The resea...ardiac arrhythmia.The early follicular phase - the week during or immediately after a period-produced the worst exercise performance and the quickest time t...

Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer

...But moderate physical activity - about 1.5 hours a week of walking, cycling, swimming, work outs in the gym or hiking - decreased the risk in obese people. Medications that normalises insulin, and keeping diabetes under control, could reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer. Temporarily, exercise improves gl...

Flaxseed fights cancer risk

...or ten grams of flaxseed as a supplement for seven week cycles over a year. Both levels of supplementation gave significant decreases in oestrogen levels. This does not show that flaxseed prevents cancer, the researchers caution. Further studies are needed to work out how the supplement lowers oestrogen...

Is acupuncture safe?

...uncil reported on 34,407 treatments done in a four week period. Again, there were no serious adverse events. The public can be reassured by these studies - it shows acupuncture is at least as safe as routine drug treatment. But the research has not yet proved that whether acupuncture actually works. Sou...

Acupuncture for conception

...ody. Acupuncture treatments can be once or twice a week and are designed to help restore the flow of energy that acupuncture specialists say will prepare the patient for pregnancy,as the news states....

Less drinking less stroke

...k in moderation – between one and seven drinks per week – appear to have fewer strokes than either abstainers or heavier drinkers who consume more than 15 drinks per week, according to US researchers. Dr Kenneth Mukamal and colleagues at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston found that moderate ...

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