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New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...dom and Italy observed that the vaccine when given weekly for four weeks and later monthly for two years dramatically reduced the breathlessness and medication requirements of these long suffering hapless patients. These researchers studied two groups of patients. One was the immunotherapy group who receiv...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...dom and Italy observed that the vaccine when given weekly for four weeks and later monthly for two years dramatically reduced the breathlessness and medication requirements of these long suffering hapless patients. These researchers studied two groups of patients. One was the immunotherapy group who recei...

Beer vitamin protects heart

... grams (g) or 6.3 ounces of pure alcohol from beer weekly had the lowest blood levels of homocysteine and the highest blood levels of folate. Hence moderate beer consumption helps to maintain the blood levels of homocysteine to be in the normal range. Drinking beer regularly for 3 weeks led to a 30% increa...

FDA Approves Birth Control Skin Patch

... (FDA) has approved a contraceptive skin patch for weekly use. Ortho Evra, made by New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson, is a one-and-three-quarter-inch patch containing the hormones norelgestromin and ethinyl estradiol, designed to be an alternative to birth control pills. // The patch delivers the hormone...

Cure for sleepless nights

...e on temazepam. The behavioural therapy involved weekly therapy sessions lasting 90 minutes.Patients were told, for example, to stop using their bed for activities such as eating or reading and simply to use it for sleeping. They were also advised to get out of bed and go to another room if they did not m...

Do gardening and be fit

...alf the women in the study said they gardened on a weekly basis....

Bruxism linked to anxiety disorder

...by phone. Tooth grinding which occurred at least weekly during sleep was reported by 7.9 percent of the participants. More than 45 percent of those with tooth grinding reported some related problem.Mental disorders, mainly anxiety disorders and hallucinations, were also significantly related to tooth grin...

A treatment for Osteoporosis

...k schedule. The drug has already been approved for weekly dosage by the US government....

Women benefit from consuming fish

...ly ate fish. Women who ate fish five or more times weekly reduced their risk 36%. Past studies showed simila...r found that women who ate fish two to three times weekly cut their risk of ischemic, or clot-related, strokes by 48%. "It was very important to confirm tha...

Men happy to take contraception

...were asked if they would consider daily tablets, a weekly injection and a two-monthly injection. "These are ...s a hormonal suppressant. Testosterone is injected weekly into muscle, suppressing the production of luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone by t...

Hepatitis shots is promising

...next few years.The experimental treatment includes weekly injections of Pegasys,a long acting form of interferon called pegylated interferon.It could be approved for U.S sale next month.A similar drug was also lauched last year and both of which are given with daily antiviral pilscalled ribavirin....

Staying agile reduces hip fracture risk

...s that keeping active keeps the bones strong. Each weekly increase of three hours activity(known as metaboli...ing and include as much walking as you can in your weekly routine....

Drinking wine beneficial in dementia

...tia and Alzheimer's disease. People who drank wine weekly or monthly had the most benefit. The researchers ...ementia. Authors of the study write, "Monthly and weekly intake of wine was significantly associated with a lower risk of dementia." However, drinking beer m...

Need for Blood Transfusions reduced

...eed for transfusion were the ones who had received weekly administration //of the man-made protein. Researc...40,000 units of rHuEPO on day three in the ICU and weekly while in the hospital. Results show that patients who received rHuEPO were less likely to receive ...

Wine drinkers may have reasons to cheer

...Scientists, who found// that people who drank wine weekly or monthly were more than two times less likely to develop dementia, said that the findings are important because there may be substances in wine which reduce the occurrence of dementia. This in turn means that potential treatment and prevention meth...

New and unique treatment for Psoriasis patients

...ourse, will cost between $7000 and $10,000 and the weekly dose will be administered under the supervision of...on the drug would require a blood test before each weekly dose to ensure their levels of infection-fighting immune cells have not dipped too low, which would ...

First head-to-head trials of once weekly Fosamax and Actonel therapies

...acy and tolerability of Fosamax (alendronate) once weekly 70mg and Actonel (risedronate) once-weekly 35mg. Fosamax and Actonel, both bisphosphonates indicated for the treatment of osteoporosis in post menopausal women are co-marketed by Aventis and Procter & Gamble through the Alliance for// Better Bone Hea...

A new way out for heroin addicts

...ed in cognitive behavioral group therapy, received weekly individual counseling sessions, and submitted regular urine samples for analysis to detect drug use. Researchers found that three-quarters of those in the first group (i.e. those who received buprenorphine daily) remained in the treatment program on...

Swimming in Chlorinated Pools Raises Asthma Risk

Children who swim in chlorinated pools weekly or fortnightly have a higher risk of developing lung diseases including asthma, a study in the British medical journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine found. The inhalation of chemicals used to destroy microbiological germs in swimming pools...

New Treatment for Chronic Eczema

...one propionate (as a cream or ointment) used twice weekly as part of an emollient based maintenance regimen would improve the overall condition of patients. Fluticasone propionate is a new topical corticosteroid with high anti-inflammatory effects and a low incidence of adverse effects. Results from the st...

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