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Statins may prevent diabetic-related blindness


February 18th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Georgia have found that a statin drug that is often known by the brand-name Lipitor may help prevent blindness in people with diabetes.In ... Read more...

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Advance made to counter cell damage caused by excess radiation


June 24th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Oral treatment of mice with a drug has been found to mitigate toxic effects of radiation, raising hopes for the development of an effective way to counter the ... Read more...

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New oral treatment works better than lotions to eradicate lice


March 12th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): A new oral treatment is more effective in eradicating lice as compared to any prescription lotion for the scalp, French medical researchers have found.Lice are parasites, which infest ... Read more...

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Heart patients receiving folic acid treatment ‘at increased cancer, death risk’


November 18th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Heart disease patients who are receiving folic acid and vitamin B12 treatment might be at an increased risk of cancer and death from any cause, suggests a new ... Read more...

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Daily pill may help treat blood cancer patients


July 26th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): Blood cancer, which has traditionally given sufferers a survival time of just a few years, may soon be curable with the aid of a daily pill.Cancer specialists ... Read more...

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Rectal malaria drug may help save many lives in rural Africa and Asia


December 8th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Lives of many people who develop severe malaria, who live in the world''s remotest locations like rural Africa and Asia, could be saved with a rectal application ... Read more...

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Garlic-based tablet can treat diabetes I and II


November 20th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A tablet-form garlic-based drug can treat diabetes types I and II, according to a new study.The drug is based on vanadium and allaxin, a compound found in ... Read more...

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Oral treatment with antiviral drug combinations effective against chronic hepatitis


October 16th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): A team of American researchers has successfully treated chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in woodchucks by orally administering them various combined and independent antiviral drug therapies. The ... Read more...

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Yeast derived substance may make for effective oral diabetes medication


December 25th, 2007 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 25(ANI): Researchers at University of Haifa have discovered a substance derived from yeast, called Glucose Tolerance Factor (GTF), that may develop into an oral treatment for diabetes and its complications.Diabetes ... Read more...

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