Studies Revealed Promising Results Of A New Drug Against Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

14 February 2013

Categorized | Drugs & Treatment Studies Revealed Promising Results Of A New Drug Against Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis   What’s New: A new research indicates a new medication, known as BG-12, may prevent relapsing of multiple sclerosis in some people. Important Detail: In one study, participants were divided into 4 groups – 359 participants took 240mg […]

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Innovative Technique To Help Kids With Dyslexia

14 February 2013

Categorized | Mental Health Innovative Technique To Help Kids With Dyslexia   What’s New: A new study suggests that simply increasing the spacing between characters in a word noticeably improved reading speed and accuracy among dyslexia patients. Important Detail: Researchers at the University of Padua, Italy analyzed outcomes of 40 French and 34 Italian dyslexia […]

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Choose a Sunscreen without being Misled With FDA specifying New Rules

14 February 2013

Categorized | Beauty & Skin Choose a Sunscreen without being Misled With FDA specifying New Rules   With new rules and guidelines, set by FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in relation to the production and consumption of sunscreens, it will become easy for the consumers to select a defense against the harsh UVA or UVB […]

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Botox may offer Relief from Urinary Incontinence among Women

14 February 2013

Categorized | Drugs & Treatment Botox may offer Relief from Urinary Incontinence among Women   What’s New: A new study has found that Botox (botulinum toxin) effectively treats the problem of overactive bladder (OAB), which causes a condition known as detrusor over activity (DO). Important Detail: The researchers recruited 240 females suffering from serious DO […]

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Authoritative Parenting By Dads Develops Persistency In Their Kids

14 February 2013

Categorized | Kids & Parenting Authoritative Parenting By Dads Develops Persistency In Their Kids   What’s New: According to a new study, persistence, the skill of performing better and involving less in criminal behavior, is gained by the kids from their fathers. Important Detail: Researchers at the Brigham Young University followed kids aged between 11 […]

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Increasing Use of Amgen Medication Need To be Controlled: FDA

14 February 2013

Categorized | Drugs & Treatment Increasing Use of Amgen Medication Need To be Controlled: FDA   On Wednesday, an advisory panel declared that FDA has rejected the use of Amgen Inc’s drug Xgeva, prescribed for delaying the prostate cancer progression to the bone, in order to minimize the possibility of wider use of the drug. […]

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Cancer Drug-Resistance Justified by Genetic Variation in Population of East Asia

14 February 2013

Categorized | Drugs & Treatment Cancer Drug-Resistance Justified by Genetic Variation in Population of East Asia   What’s New: East Asian people possess an ordinary variation in BIM gene that affects the efficacy of tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) drugs, which are used to treat some blood cell cancers. Important Detail: Researchers made use of genome-wide […]

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Protection against Sunlight-caused Skin Cancer May be offered by Caffeine and Exercise

14 February 2013

Categorized | Beauty & Skin Protection against Sunlight-caused Skin Cancer May be offered by Caffeine and Exercise   What’s New: Mice studies revealed that combination treatment with caffeine and exercise can lower the chances of developing skin cancer on exposure to sunlight. Important detail: The research team led by Yao-Ping Lu from the Rutgers Ernest […]

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Altitude Sickness Might be combated By Ibuprofen

14 February 2013

Categorized | Drugs & Treatment Altitude Sickness Might be combated By Ibuprofen   What’s New: Hikers’ study revealed that the risk of developing acute mountain sickness (AMS) was lower in hikers who took ibuprofen prior to, during and past a climb to high altitude. Important Detail: for the study, ibuprofen was taken by 44 participants […]

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Female Violence Victims at Higher Risk of Unprotected Sex

14 February 2013

Categorized | Mental Health Female Violence Victims at Higher Risk of Unprotected Sex   What’s New: Females who have been violence victims or witnesses maybe at higher risk of being a part of risky sexual behavior, a new study says. Important Detail: Lead author Jennifer Walsh and colleagues at The Miriam Hospital assessed 481 females […]

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