Tag: "wet" at medical news
Genesis of SUPAC
...ariability of raw material, equipment differences, wet
granulation effects, and compression press differences have been analysed for their role in scale-up process. The difficulties observed during scale-up of liquid formulations (sterilisation process) and for suppositories, which are quite dependent up...
Gene treatment for macular degeneration
...to excess blood vessel growth - the main factor in wet
macular degeneration. While the treatment is still experimental and is not being done in humans, Dr. Davidorf says this type of therapy offers encouraging news for the future of macular degeneration treatment....
Laser may stop macular degeneration
...sses. There are two forms of macular degeneration, wet
and dry. //The dry form makes upto75 percent of al...re a number of procedures under study to treat the wet
form, there are fewer options available for the dry form. A team of researchers led by Thomas Fribe...
Macular Degeneration treatment with Laser
... help people who go on to develop the more serious wet
form. He believes that the incidence of patients going on to wet
macular degeneration could be decreased by the order of 100,000 patients or more per year. The treat...
Sleep Apnea Linked to Bed-Wetting in Kids
...According to Brooks, children with sleep apnea may wet
the bed because they do not get restful sleep and therefore have a decreased arousal response that prevents them from awakening when their bladders are full. Other possibilities are that the disordered breathing puts excess pressure on the bladder ...
How to Save Your Skin From Sunburn
...t UV exposure. Sunburns can be soothed with cool, wet
compresses, baths and lotions. However, experts say the best protection is always using a sunscreen with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 15, and staying out of the direct sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m....
Effective Treatment Option For Macular Degeneration
form of macular degeneration represents about 10 percent of the overall disease prevalence. Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible, severe vision loss in people 50 years of age and older. // Two new studies show a thera...
Artificially made protein to inhibit angiogenesis
...ein will be able to control conditions of blinding wet
form of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and tumors, corneal injuries etc. The research was published in the last issue of the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science....
More News That Circumcision Could Reduce risk of HIV infection
... believed that virus may survive better in a warm, wet
environment like that found underneath the foreskin. The circumcised men have their glans skin more thick and this may prevent the virus from penetrating it. The World Health Organisation said it was working on current guidelines for the procedure ...
Combing Hair More Effective Than OTC Medicine For Head Lice
Researchers have shown that fine combing of wet
hair may be far more effective treatment of head /...nst head lice in United Kingdom. Fine combing of wet
hair is far more effective than current over the counter chemical treatments for eliminating head li...
Sharp Increase Of The Deadly Diseases In Delhi
...epatitis E, meningitis, typhoid and malaria. Since wet
weather is conducive for most microbes, those transmitted by oro-nasal routes and through people-to-people contact usually have a field day in the rainy season. Already, children in particular have been suffering from a spate of cross-infections si...
Japanese And Chinese Pharmaceutical Companies Join Together In Drug Testing
...ged with Chinese company Shanghai Genomics. // The wet
lab facilities and validation would be done by Shanghai Genomics. China will be testing new lead compounds produced by GNI, such as new compounds for lung fibrosis and lung injury, such as damage from cancer radiotherapy, will be tested by china. Chi...
Vision Loss in Elderly Caused By Combined Effect of Genes and Bacterium
...he diseased eye tissue of five of nine people with wet
AMD. People without AMD (20) were however devoid o... growth factor (VEGF), the key protein involved in wet
AMD. Researchers believe that nearly half of AMD cases can be explained by variations in a gene ca...
Exposure to Chill can result in common cold symptoms
... not going out in the winter without a hat or with wet
hair. Since the early 1960s, doctors generally doubted this wisdom, says a report in the online edition of ABC News. Ron Eccles, a professor at Cardiff School of Biosciences' Common Cold Centre, asked 180 healthy volunteers to remove their shoes an...
Being Active In Winter Despite That Inner Urge
... excuses not to exercise, such as it's too dark or wet
out," Froboese said. People should consider signing up for a course in a nearby gym or arranging appointments with a home fitness trainer. Buchner also knows how difficult it is for some people to get out and exercise. Once they are home, the gym s...
Indonesian Markets Could Assist Spread of Bird Flu: WHO
...ughterers, poultry workers and the customer in the wet
marketplace demonstrated that awareness of avian influenza, transmission routes and methods of preventing transmission is limited," said Alexander von Hildebrand, the WHO's regional adviser for environmental health. "Some vendors are keeping chickens...
Dry Earwax Mystery Solved: Ear Wax Gene Identified
...uropean or African descent tend to have sticky and wet
earwax while those with an east-Asian origin have ...had a normal version of the gene and therefore had wet
earwax. Low frequency of the genetic variation was also found amongst the French, Hungarians and S...
Aqua-Fire Treatment Burns Away Fat
...hen wrapped in a cellophane wrap, covered with two wet
towels and doused with alcohol and set alight. The patients are told to put up with the flames till it becomes unbearable. The longer a patient endures the treatment, the better will be the results, according to spa sources. The results of the treatm...
Biotechnology Initiatives Planned In Hyderabad
...ompanies. The ICICI Knowledge Park, which offers wet
labs for research and development, and SP Biotech Park in Genome Valley have already attracted 54 leading biotech companies. United States Pharmacopeia, the official public standards-setting authority for medicines in the US, has also set up its faci...
Macugen drug for treating degenerative eye disease
... drug Macugen is found to be effective in treating wet
age related macular degeneration disease which is a progressive disease// of the macula. Wet age related macular degeneration is caused due to a chronic degenerative disease of the macula region of the eye, macula is present in the retina which is re...
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