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Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce effectiveness of antidepressants


April 26th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
These medicines taken for depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disordersinclude ibuprofen, aspirin and naproxen.The study was conducted by scientists at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research atThe Rockefeller University, ... Read more...

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Cashew seed extract could help diabetics


July 15th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Cashew seed extract has anti-diabetic properties, a new study has found.The study was conducted by researchers at University of Montreal (Canada) and the Université de Yaoundé (Cameroun).Diabetes is ... Read more...

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Green peppers, chamomile tea may protect against inflammation


July 9th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Natural compounds, known as phytochemicals, in green peppers, chamomile tea may offer protection against inflammation, found a new study.Studies led by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) molecular biologist ... Read more...

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Orange juice suppresses ill effects of fast food


March 31st, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Flavonoid, an antioxidant in orange juice, taken along with a high-fat meal, especially fast food, neuters its ill effects, says a new study. Free radicals, or reactive oxygen ... Read more...

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Fish oil improves ICU patient’s health


January 19th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Fish oil fed intravenously to patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs), improves gas exchange, reduces inflammatory chemicals and cuts down hospital stay. A randomised controlled trial, which examined the ... Read more...

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Intravenous fish oil promises shorter hospital stays


January 19th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new research has shown that patients in the ICU who received intravenous fish oil had shorter hospital stays compared to those given standard treatment.Decreased inflammation and ... Read more...

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Nanoemulsion for burns could curb infection, reduce inflammation


September 15th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): Using nanoemulsion lotion for treating second-degree burns sharply curbs bacterial growth, and reduces inflammation that could delay recovery, say University of Michigan scientistsU-M burn surgeon Dr. Mark R. ... Read more...

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Hormone could be key to keeping osteoarthritis at bay


September 14th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) An osteoporosis drug that prevents cartilage loss in a joint injury may also regenerate some cartilage that has been lost to degenerative osteoarthritis, according to a ... Read more...

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Existing osteoporosis drug may keep joint injuries from causing long-term osteoarthritis


September 13th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): Preliminary findings of a study suggest that an existing osteoporosis drug can prevent cartilage loss from osteoarthritis following injury to a joint, and also regenerate some cartilage that ... Read more...

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How altered omega fatty acid balance may increase autoimmunity, allergy risk


May 30th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology says its scientists may have found a biological basis for why the risk of inflammation associated with autoimmunity and allergy has ... Read more...

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Ulcer drugs with ibuprofen may offer Alzheimer’s treatment


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that common ulcer drugs when combined with an anti-inflammatory medication can offer a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease.The research team from the University ... Read more...

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Self-assembling nano-fibre gel for delivering drugs in high concentrations


October 22nd, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A research team, involving an Indian origin scientist, has developed a new self-assembling hydrogel drug delivery system that can ill not only deliver clinically approved drugs in ... Read more...

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Hong Kong researchers claim breakthrough in bird flu treatment


June 4th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, June 4 (DPA) Hong Kong researchers are claiming a breakthrough in bird flu treatment with a combination of drugs they say may be effective in treating the deadly virus ... Read more...

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Kick the butt: smoking causes gum disease


May 1st, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Here is one more reason to kick the butt. Smoking alone accounts for a third of total gum disease, one of the most prevalent of oral complications, according ... Read more...

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Study confirms the effectiveness of magnet therapy


January 4th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Many people use products embedded with magnets based on anecdotal evidence, hoping for a non-invasive and drug-free cure to what ails them. But now, a biomedical engineering study ... Read more...

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