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Ideal Cures unveil new technology to prolong drug release


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Ideal Cures, a leading player based here in film coating material for tablets, pellets and granules of pharma, health and dietary supplement companies, has developed an ... Read more...

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New procedure busts deadly brain tumour cells


February 6th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) happens to be the nastiest and most common brain tumour, affecting 10,000 patients in the US alone every year. Now, a novel ... Read more...

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Zinc lozenge, the sweet pill for common cold?


July 27th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Zinc lozenges have shown promise in treating common cold by shortening its duration by 40 percent.Interest in zinc lozenges was spurred by the example of a ... Read more...

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Bone-anchored hearing aids ‘beneficial’ for hearing-impaired kids


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that bone-anchored hearing aids appear helpful in improving hearing and quality of life in children with hearing loss in one or both ears."Since ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exposure to room light before bedtime may impact sleep quality, BP


January 13th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Exposure to electrical light between dusk and bedtime strongly suppresses melatonin levels and may impact physiologic processes regulated by melatonin signaling, such as sleepiness, thermoregulation, blood pressure and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ponting ‘devastated’ at having to sit out in Sydney Test


December 30th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting Thursday said he was "devastated" after being ruled out from the fifth Ashes Test due to a broken finger.Ponting suffered the injury during the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Combining radiation therapy, chemo safely treats head and neck cancers


November 4th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new research has shown that stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), a radiation therapy procedure pioneered at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) that precisely delivers a large ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ultrasound ‘accelerates healing of fractures’


October 8th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 08 (ANI): A new report has suggested that ultrasound can speed up the healing of fractures.A randomized controlled trial found that the use of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) in patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High-dose aspirin relieves severe headache, migraine


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Aspirin in high doses can relieve severe headaches and migraine, according to a new research at the UCSF Headache Center.Study participants administered aspirin through an IV and ... Read more...

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Diabetes medication safe for Alzheimer’s patients


September 14th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): The diabetes medication pioglitazone is generally well tolerated and could be a potential treatment option for patients with Alzheimer's disease."Alzheimer's disease is an immense and growing public ... Read more...

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Aged garlic extract can lower blood pressure


August 16th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): While garlic is renowned for curing almost everything from the common cold to the plague, researchers have found that the humble garlic bulb can also lower blood pressure. ... Read more...

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‘Watchful waiting’ often best strategy for low-risk prostate cancer


June 19th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A new study suggests that active surveillance or watchful waiting might be a suitable treatment option for patients with prostate cancer that has a low risk of progression. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gout drug shows promise against angina


June 8th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A drug used for more than 40 years to treat gout can also relieve angina, say researchers.Compared to other angina drugs, allopurinol is inexpensive and appears to work ... Read more...

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Bone-anchored hearing aids help children with deafness in one ear


February 16th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study suggests that bone-anchored hearing aids help youth with single-sided deafness.The study has appeared in the February issue of Archives of Otolaryngology -- Head & ... Read more...

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Bone-anchored hearing aids help reduce deafness


February 16th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Surgically implanted hearing aids, anchored to the skull bone, noticeably improves hearing among children with deafness in one ear, says a new report. Single-sided deafness affects between 0.1 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Acupuncture perks up sex drive of breast cancer patients


December 30th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Acupuncture not only reduces hot flashes of breast cancer patients but it also perks up their sex drive and sense of well-being. A Henry Ford Hospital (HFH) study ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Acupuncture boosts libido, decreases hot flashes in breast cancer patients


December 30th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): A new study has shown that acupuncture not only helps reduce hot flashes, but also improves sex drive of breast cancer patients.The Henry Ford Hospital study revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High-flow oxygen can ease headaches


December 9th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Fifteen minutes of treatment with high flow oxygen significantly eased cluster headaches, according to a new study. Cluster headache attacks, characterised by bouts of excruciating pain usually near the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, ’scarless’ thyroid surgery


November 25th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Scientists from Tulane University School of Medicine have developed a novel surgical technique that would help remove all or a portion of the thyroid or parathyroid glands without ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel minimally invasive technique to treat snoring


October 5th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Scientists have suggested a novel, minimally invasive procedure that may help treat patients who snore.They said that radiofrequency ablation, a procedure that uses heat to shrink the tissue ... Read more...

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Radiofrequncy-tonsillotomy better treatment option for kids with enlarged tonsils


October 5th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 5 (ANI): A new study suggests radiofrequncy-tonsillotomy, a procedure that helps surgeons reduce the size of the tonsillar tissue rather than remove the tonsils entirely, to be an effective and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chemo alone as effective as radiation for malignant brain tumour treatment


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2(ANI): A new study has revealed that initial chemotherapy alone is as effective as initial radiation therapy for patients who have undergone surgery for removal of very malignant brain tumour.With ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Targeted heat therapy offers new hope for soft-tissue sarcomas patients


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): In what offers a new treatment option for people with soft-tissue sarcomas, experts have found that patients are 30 per cent more likely to be alive and cancer ... Read more...

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Anesthetic drug reduces suicidal tendencies in depressed patients


September 11th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 11 (ANI): A drug previously used as an anesthetic has been found to significantly reduce suicidal tendencies in depressed patients, say researchers.The study showed that ketamine acutely reduced suicidal thoughts ... Read more...

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Ketamine can help those with suicidal tendencies


September 11th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) A drug called ketamine can be a boon for those with suicidal tendencies by bringing down depression levels rapidly, a preliminary study has revealed. Treatment of depression can take ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Soluble fibre ‘effective in treating irritable bowel syndrome’


August 28th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): A new study by researchers from Utrecht University in the Netherlands has suggested that a soluble fibre supplement called psyllium should be the first line of attack in ... Read more...

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Researchers debunk myths about insulin


August 11th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): Experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center say that the fear about weight gain, which often cause type 2 diabetes patients to resist taking insulin, is largely unfounded.They ... Read more...

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Seed implants suitable treatment option for prostate cancer patients of all ages


August 4th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Seed implants may be a suitable prostate cancer treatment option for men of all ages, as a new study conducted by scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical ... Read more...

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Once-a-day oral medication lowers ADHD symptoms in kids


July 23rd, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): An oral stimulant given once daily has been found effective in reducing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children for upto 13 hours, say researchers.Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII significantly ... Read more...

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Blankets act like drugs in cases of brain damage


July 8th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Have you ever covered yourself with a blanket to stave off the shivers? A new study shows that a blanket can also help alleviate shivering in patients who ... Read more...

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Blankets can help prevent brain damage


July 8th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Blankets not only help stave off the shivers, they can also offer protection against brain damage, say researchers.Patients with brain injuries or dangerously high fevers are often cooled ... Read more...

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Health food supplement may help treat patients with hair pulling condition


July 7th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Patients with compulsive hair-pulling condition reported reduced symptoms of the condition, known as trichotillomania, after taking an amino acid commonly found in health food supplements, suggests a new ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer patients who remain disease free for 5yrs after treatment less likely to have recurr


July 3rd, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Prostate cancer patients, who are treated with brachytherapy and remain free of disease for at least five years post treatment, are 97pct less likely to have a recurrence, ... Read more...

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Jacko may scrap more gigs due to skin cancer treatment


May 29th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Michael Jackson may have to scrap more of his concerts in the UK due to his treatment for skin cancer.The King of Pop, who was diagnosed with ... Read more...

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Nerve pain pill found effective in treating hot flashes


May 16th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A pill used to treat nerve pain has been found effective in treating hot flashes in women, claim Mayo Clinic researchers.They have found that pregabalin decreased hot flash ... Read more...

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