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Many patients with diabetes do not follow advice to monitor blood glucose
...this week's BMJ. Based on their study of diabetes sufferers
in Tayside, Scotland, the authors of the paper find that self-monitoring of blood glucose levels is associated with the ability to achieve better control of blood sugar levels, in patients with type 1 diabetes (when a patient has an absolute deficien...
Early Heart Repair For Marfan Syndrome Patients Critical To Survival
...urysmresulting from a Marfan-like disorder. Other sufferers
include the late U.S.volleyball standout Flo Hyman and former University of Maryland basketball starChris Patton. For the study, researchers examined the records of 675 Marfan syndromepatients who underwent replacement of the aortic root at 1...
Preliminary Study Proves Centuries Of Herbalists Right About Echinacea
...y known as purple coneflower, has beenused by cold sufferers
who believed it would reduce the severity andduration of colds because it boosts the immune system. But until now therehas been little scientific evidence of whether it worked in people, saidPercival, whose research focuses on immune function. With t...
Medication Offers Hope For Relief From Burning Mouth Pain
...ers relief from the pain of BMS, Grushka adds, BMS sufferers
do notusually become overweight....
World's Premier Pharmaceutical Scientists Share Latest R&D Findings
...ndent Diabetes Sufferers? -- Millions of diabetes sufferers
must receive daily insulin injections to avoid serious, often deadly complications. But there's hope: A leading Canadian scientist has developed and patented an oral insulin medication that's now set for human trials with the Health Protection Bran...
6,000 Pharmaceutical Scientists Convene November 15-19 In San Francisco
...rers? -- Millions of diabetes sufferers
must receive daily insulin injections to avoid serious, often deadly complications. But there's hope: A leading Canadian scientist has developed and patented an oral insulin medication that's now set for huma...
University Of Florida Researchers Hope To Ease Asthma Pains And Provide A Sigh Of Relief
...ether, they hope to help Nowicki and other asthma sufferers
like him. Their goals are to prolong the time the drug provides relief and toobtaina drug with minimal side effects. Asthma, a chronic disease characterized by shortness of breath, wheezingand coughing, is a result of muscular constric...
Cedars-Sinai Medical News Tips
...rain surgery known as Microvascular Decompression, sufferers
can getimmediate relief. Interview: Hrayr K. Shahinian, M.D., and two patients BABIES WITH CROSSED EYES SOUGHT FOR NATIONWIDE CONGENITAL ESOTROPIA STUDY 200 babies (age 9 to 17 weeks) whose eyes cross are needed for a nationwideCongenital Esotropi...
Immunosuppressive Treatment Is Important For Sufferers Of Rheumatoid Arthritis
...t rheumatoid arthritis has on the immune system of sufferers
and the increased risk of lymphoma. They also discovered that there was no association between any specific drug used to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Dr Baecklund et al conclude that their findings provide a strong argument for the u...
Anti-Migraine Drugs Might Cause More Pain Than Relief For Those With Heart
...t headacheenough, researchers report that migraine sufferers
with established heartdisease shouldn't take certa...effects should not bedangerous. "For most migraine sufferers
this is not a problem," says AntoinetteMaassenVanDenBrink, postgraduate student, pharmacology depart...
New Drug For Parkinson's Disease Proves Effective, Study Finds
...hs and lows of motor control that many Parkinson's sufferers
experience while on levodopa (Sinemet), the most powerful anti-Parkinson's drug now available. Adding a powerful new stablemate to the range of drugsalready available will improve doctors' ability to find the best mix for each individual patient, Dr....
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