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Research shows aerobic exercise helps maintain muscle in elderly

...m amino acids. This test also showed that exercise boosted insulin's role as a muscle protein growth factor. "We already know that moderate aerobic exercise reduces cardiovascular disease, improves glucose uptake, and improves endurance," Volpi said. "Now it looks like it may also slow the rate of muscle l...

Marijuana worsens COPD symptoms in current cigarette smokers

...D, while smoking cigarettes and marijuana together boosted the odds of developing COPD to three-and-a-half times the risk of someone who did not smoke either cigarettes or marijuanain other words, adding marijuana smoking to cigarette smoking increased the risk by one-third, says Wan Tan, M.D., of St. Pauls ...

Acrux completes enrollment in key phase 2 trial

...lue of our Testosterone MD-Lotion has been further boosted by theinterest shown in this product by potential licensing partners." About Acrux's Testosterone MD-Lotion Market research in the USAamongst both patients andprescribers that use currenttestosterone replacementproducts, including gels andinjection...

New class of HIV drug attacks previously untargeted enzyme

...on of the immune response were also significantly boosted in patients taking raltegravir. Patients receiving the 400mg and 600mg doses increased their CD4 count by 113 and 94 cells per ml of blood respectively. Raltegravir also proved safe, well tolerated and potent in most of the patients. In related s...

Tai Chi boosts immunity to shingles virus in older adults, NIH-sponsored study reports

...ervention, the varicella vaccine, and that Tai Chi boosted the positive effects of the vaccine," says Andrew Monjan, Ph.D., chief of the NIA's Neurobiology of Aging Branch. The randomized, controlled clinical trial included 112 healthy adults ages 59 to 86 (average age of 70). Each person took part in a 1...

Darunavir with FUZEON provides HIV patients a better chance to reach undetectable viral load

...edicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of Tibotecs boosted protease inhibitor darunavir is good news for HIV .... The use of FUZEON with an active agent such as a boosted protease inhibitor is acknowledged in the guidelines as one of the best way to achieve undetectable ...

'Erectile dysfunction' drugs heighten natural anti-cancer activity

...al of Experimental Medicine, the Hopkins team says boosted levels of the chemical messenger nitric oxide appear to dampen the effects of a specialized cell that diverts the immune system away from tumors, allowing swarms of cancer-attacking T-cells to migrate to tumor sites in the rodents. Lab-grown cance...

New study indicates Invirase results in similar levels of viral suppression to lopinavir

...re considered. "These early results suggest that boosted Invirase has the power to control the virus in tre... the Gemini study. "If the final results show that boosted Invirase has such a good effect on viral suppression and lipids, we may see it being the preferred c...

Drug may help women stop smoking

...ination of behavioral therapy and nicotine patches boosted smoking cessation rates for women by almost 50 percent when assessed after eight weeks of treatment, but made no difference for men, report researchers from the University of Chicago in the October 2006 issue of the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Resea...

Orange juice is better than lemonade at keeping kidney stones away

...esearch Center. Orange juice, researchers found, boosted the levels of citrate in the urine and reduced the crystallization of uric acid and calcium oxalate the most frequently found ingredient in kidney stones. But lemonade did not increase the levels of citrate, an important acid neutralizer and inhib...

Better after-school snack choices boost nutrition for low-income kids, UC Davis research confirms

...ld menu of 15 snacks. They found that the new menu boosted the children's daily servings of fruit by 83 percent, reduced their daily consumption of saturated fat by 42 percent and cut their overall calorie intake by 7 percent. An unintended consequence was a 67-percent reduction in the students' daily inta...

A little TLC goes a long way toward reducing high cholesterol

...). The LDL-lowering power of the TLC diet can be boosted by adding soluble fiber and plant stanols and sterols, substances derived from plants that help block cholesterol absorption. The guide suggests ways to add fiber to the diet and discusses the value of plant stanols and sterols and which food product...

Updated International AIDS Society guidelines recommend new goal of undetectable viral load

...ull potency of at least two active drugs such as a boosted protease inhibitor (darunavir) and a drug with a new mechanism of action (such as FUZEON) added to a background of an optimised antiretroviral regimen. This strategy is not only recommended by the IAS-US panel guidelines published this week but also ...

Panel updates guidelines for treatment of adult HIV infection

...ase inhibitor (NNRTI) or a protease inhibitor (PI) boosted with low-dose ritonavir. Given the high degree of comparability of the recommended components of these regimens in treatment-naive persons with drug-susceptible virus, the choice of regimen centers on acceptability; predicted tolerance; pill burden; ...

Study shows promise for simplified treatment of HIV infection

A preliminary study indicates that using a single boosted protease inhibitor instead of the standard regimen... authors write. "Maintenance therapy with a single boosted PI offers a treatment strategy with potentially less complexity, pill burden, long-term complication...

Violence at work significantly boosts clinical depression risk

...ad been subjected to both. Exposure to violence boosted the risk of depression by 45% in women and 48% in ...d 55% more likely in men. Threatening behaviour boosted the likelihood of depression by 48% in women and stress related disorders by almost 60% in men. T...

Scientists learn how the brain 'boots up' to process information from the senses

...xpected to find that signals from the eye would be boosted by nitric oxide," said Godwin. "Instead, we found that nitric oxide reduced signals from the eyes, and enhanced the feedback from the cortex. The tiny molecule appears to allow the cortex to exert more control on how much information it receives from...

Tetracycline plus teeth equal gray smile

...another three weeks. "The results significantly boosted my patient's self-esteem and he was thoroughly pleased with the results," says Dr. Capehart. He now comes back every six months for a regular cleaning and then uses the whitening trays once a year to maintain their new color. "Although tetracycline i...

3-D computer simulation to aid treatment of collapsed lungs

...suffer from Respiratory Distress Syndrome could be boosted by new research at The University of Manchester, as published in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. The condition, often caused by a lack of surfactant in the underdeveloped lungs of prematurely born babies, can lead to blocked airways causi...

Radon testing as a campus community service

...the departmental newsletter and campus listservers boosted participation. He says that other universities or large organizations can give a program like this a try. "One of the major benefits in offering this kind of service is it's positive PR," he says, as community residents can experience their local...

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