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New Laser Combo Therapy Zaps Acne

Small study finds pulsed-dye beam with topical meds improved lesions in 1 to 2 weeks FRIDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) -- Laser therapy can safely and effectively treat mild to severe cases of acne, according to a small preliminary study of 18 people. Fourteen of the participants wer...

Mutated Gene Zaps Pancreas Cancer in Mice

A mutated gene named Bik can shrink or kill tumors in the pancreas of mice, US researchers said in a study published Monday, offering hope for one of the deadliest human cancers The mutant gene named Bik expresses a protein that forces cancer cells to kill themselves, researchers from The U...

While Health Clubs Say No to 'Canckles,' Leading Podiatrists Say No to Toenail Fungus

...us has always been an extremely stubborn infection that was difficult to treat - until now. We are experiencing a nearly 80% effective treatment that zaps thick yellow toenails, generates healthy nail growth and prevents the spread of the infection to others," Dr. Mittleman said. No single or combin...

JCI online early table of contents: March 3, 2008

... EDITOR'S PICK: How the drug isotretinoin zaps acne The most potent drug available for the treatment of acne is 13-cis retinoic acid (13-cis RA; also known as isotretinoin); however, little is ...

Study Finds Lymphoma Drug Effective Over Long Term

...hen injected, it travels like a guided missile through the bloodstream to bind to a protein found on the surface of the cancerous cells. The radiation zaps these malignant cells with minimal exposure to normal tissues. With the Bexxar therapeutic regimen, a patient receives an injected test dose o...
Zaps in Biological News

Device traps, disables harmful bacteria

...ngton University's Environmental Engineering Science Program. " And after the filter there is UV light; if something passes through the filter, the UV zaps it. It's a combination approach that appears very effective. The bacterium that had been causing illness was Mycobacterium avium, which can make immun...

New Treatment Rivals Chemotherapy For Lymphoma, Study Finds

...hen injected, it travels like a guided missile through the bloodstream to bind to a protein found on the surface of the cancerous cells. The radiation zaps these malignant cells with minimal exposure to normal tissues. With the Bexxar therapeutic regimen, a patient receives an injected test dose of rad...
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