Tag Archives: medication

New Wireless Patch on Arm Reduces Migraine Effectively: Study

A wearable wireless patch on your arm may help reduce migraine pain as well as drugs, said a study is published in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Study author David Yarnitsky, of Technion Faculty of Medicine in Haifa, Israel, and a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Theranica, maker of ...

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Four-in-One Quadpill Found, Termed Magic Pill to Treat BP

British researchers have combined four blood pressure drugs into one pill and the small pilot clinical trial showed normalcy restored in patients within one month, making it a magic pill that has high potential. In their study, they administered the four-in-one ‘quadpill’ on every patient and the results within a month showed their blood pressure drop to healthy levels of ...

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Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Arab diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. To be precise, the researchers hit upon a meal plan rich in walnuts, ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Death Rate Rises to Three, Nine New Cases Reported in Delhi

While swine flu seems to be spreading across the national capital, a third death due to the sameand nine new cases have been reported here on Wednesday. The situation has triggered the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the city health department to hold a meeting to review the condition on Wednesday. The fresh cases included the case of a ...

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New Study Reveals Impact of Economic Insecurity on Diabetes Control

A recent study that examined the impact of economic insecurity on managing the disease and the use of health care resources reveals that difficulty paying for food and medications appears to be associated with poor diabetes control among patients. According to the study, increased access to health insurance offered by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may not improve ...

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New Anti-Diabetic Drug for TB Patients

A more effective treatment will be available for patients who suffer from tuberculosis (TB) as scientists found that a drug for treating diabetes, Metformin (MET), can also be used to boost the efficacy of TB medication without inducing drug resistance. The findings could lead to a more effective treatment for the infectious disease that kills close to 1.5 million people ...

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Neuro Problems Double the Risk of Heart Attacks, Strokes: Study

Everything stems from the brain and true to its key role, mental illness found in people may also lead to heart diseases, said new research findings by a team at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto. Medications given to neurological disorders, unhealthy activities and access to health care are three major factors that account for the increased ...

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