Breathing is one of the most essential tasks we carry out everyday without even thinking. Until now, when we stop and focus on our breathing, we find that we can use it in positive ways to help achieve a goal. The premeditated breathing practices help them through labor and delivery without the need for drugs Read more
The incurable ,degenrative and terminal disease Alzheimer’s finds hope in coffee consumption.Caffeine an antioxidant present in coffee(the chemsitry behind its antioxidant effects appears in ACS’journal of Physical Chemistry B.) was considered to protect against Alzheimer’s but now the role of other ingredients along with caffeine is studied and the findings of this research would be Read more
Canakinumab(ACZ885), human monoclonal antibody finds rejection as the advisors of the US Food and Drug Administration donot approve it for the treatment of gout.The Novartis drug Canakinumab got approval for the treatment of (CAPS-Cryopyrin periodic syndromes) by US FDA(June 2009) and by EMA(October 2009).Canakinumab(Ilaris) is a recombinant Interleukin-1 beta inhibitor.
The two US based pharmaceutical companies Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer are thrilled with the news that their experimental anti-coagulant drug Eliquis has passed a late stage trial (third phase) successfully. Both the firms have ecstatically announced success at the third phase of the trial (ARISTOTLE) of the drug. The trial was conducted for patients suffering Read more
If you like to eat high fat diet at the time of your meal, then a warning for you, too much eating of high fat diet may even damage areas of your brain that associated along with regulation of weight and additionally which may resulted the body by storing excess fat as well as increasing Read more
In the June issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), there is a report on the findings of the researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, regarding the food that are tied to creeping weight gain. According to their studies, sugary drinks, processes and unprocessed meat and all forms of Read more
According to a latest report released by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), one out of every five patients who has undergone a silicone gel breast implant will need to remove them within ten years of implantation. Silicone gel-filled breast implants are considered to be a safe and effective way for breast augmentation and Read more
Most people do not follow the medications It is common knowledge that the credit rating agencies track the credit scores of the American citizens. Similarly, a new company is planning to track the consumption patterns of patients who are prescribed certain medications. The irregular usage of medications by nearly sixty-seven percent of the population results Read more
Test surgery in Manhattan One of the serious complications of breast cancer includes lymphedema. Some of the prominent plastic surgeons from the USA undertook an experimental surgery that may be beneficial in curing lymphedema. Dr. Corinne Backer is the pioneering surgeon who removed some lymphatic nodes from the patient’s groin to implant in the underarm Read more
In the final draft guidance by cost regulators, patients in England and Wales who have suffered a specific kind of heart attack (STEMI) have been provided access to the drug Angiox by The Medicines Company on the National Health Service.
U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved, on 14th June, 2011, a ceramic-on-metal hip replacement system and the treatment has been particularly sanctioned for people facing osteoarthritis. The decision has been based upon strong research supporting the superiority of the ceramic-on-metal system over other popular methods like metal-on-metal, and ceramic-on-ceramic replacements. This marks Read more
Abbot Laboratories’ Niaspan is a cause of concern Doctors in the United States of America are having second thoughts about prescribing Niaspan, a drug that is manufactured by Abbot Laboratories and used to increase the level of good cholesterol in blood. The drug has been found to have dangerous repercussions when used in combination with Read more