In India, herpes infection and eruptions from it are thought to be as a result of urine of lizards falling on the body. this concept is gradually clearing up. Previously, it was being treated with application of gentian violet, later on by acyclovir and now a vaccine has come up. This development is good to see. http://amplify.com/u/1o0e
In India, herpes infection and eruptions from it are thought to be as a result of urine of lizards falling on the body. this concept is gradually clearing up. Previously, it was being treated with application of gentioon violet. http://amplify.com/u/1o0b
Vaccine for Herpes Zoster →
Herpes are of two types, namely herpes simplex and herpes zoster. Zoster is more often associated with Chicken-pox virus and usually affects the peripheral sensory nerve endings . It appears first with severe burning type of pain on some part of body usually around the face, there after visible as reddish patches with small blisters.All along it is very painful. Herpes zoster, though not a...
A New Emergency Contraceptive Pill →
Ulipristal, a new contraceptive pill works better than Levonorgestrel as emergency contraception; the researchers say.
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Vitamin D Improves Prognosis in Lymphoma →
This article is all about the favorable influence of vitamin D on the treatment of lymphoma.
Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction in Men →
Men having erectile dysfunction may be benefited from the tadalafil, of course, to be taken after the advice of physician. More can be found in the wiley,com.
New Hope for Breast Cancer Patients →
A drug that inhibits the action of Poly ADP-Ribose Polymerase (PARP) responsible for DNA repair shows promise in controlling a section of breast cancers. Below is a part of question answer session.
A heart valve placed through a catheter passing through a leg vein all the way to the heart. It is called a percutaneous placement of heart valve. http://amplify.com/u/1k2c
First Percutaneous Heart Valve →
A heart valve placed through a catheter passing through a leg vein all the way to the heart. It is called a percutaneous placement of heart valve.
Fake Diet Pill Alert By FDA →
Recently, professionals have been asked to prescribe sibutramine, a lipid lowering drug after careful history taking to ascertain patients pre-existing health problems, particularly the heart problems; as the drug can induce a heart attack. Now a fake Alli diet pill containing sibutramine double the recommended dose may cause problem; a warning issued by FDA here. "Unfortunately, many...
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Top Obesity Drug Sibutramine may Cause Heart... →
This is the news about obesity lowering drug. It is always better to go for physical exercise to reduce weight than to sought for some so called short cuts, like drugs for it.
Fish Oils May Slow Aging →
Telomere is the genetic material found in the tail piece of chromosomes, responsible for keeping the integrity of chromosome intact in the face of multiple cell divisions. It may shorten, thereby hampering the repair process. Researchers think that to be reason of aging, and postulate that fish oil containing omega3 fatty acids, may help in keeping the length of telomere intact. This might help in...
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Exercise May Improve Cognitive Function →
Dementia is a great problem. So many factors are associated with it. It said that mental exercise improves Alzheimer's disease. DASH (Diet Approach to Stop Hypertension) menu improves cognitive function. Exercise is advised with DASH menu. So, exercise should do its part in improving it.
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Salt Restriction Can Prevent Deaths →
Salt restriction can prevent and can cure some diseases like hypertension, heart failure; and limit manifestations if cirrhosis.
FROM A CLINICIAN'S BIOSCOPE: Esophageal Varice... →
It is not frequent to get a few findings in one patient during an endoscopy; esophageal erosion, esophageal varice, stomach ulcer and duodenitis. Esophageal varices are seen frequently as a consequence of cirrhosis of liver followed by portal hypertension. Erosions and ulcers are features of acid peptic disease.It is not frequent to get a few findings in one patient during an endoscopy; esophageal...
FROM A CLINICIAN'S BIOSCOPE: Overdose of... →
Patient should disclose such drug history to the treating doctor.
FROM A CLINICIAN'S BIOSCOPE: Bleeding During... →
I always repeat as my teacher does; urethra is like a glass and handle it with care!