Tag Archives: new treatment

Finding Alzhemer’s Early with Graphic Characters Greebles

Unique graphic characters Greebles may help in detecting signs of Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms become apparent, said Emily Mason, a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Louisville. In an article published online last week in Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Mason said that cognitively normal people who have a genetic predisposition for Alzheimer’s disease ...

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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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Inducing Cell Suicide, New Method Kills Cancer cells in 2 Hours

In a new method that can revolutionize the cancer treatment, University of Texas researcher has developed a injectible chemical compound which can brighten the cancerous cells and beaming light they can be made acidic and commit suicide with results up to 95%. Matthew Gdovin, Associate Professor at University of Texas at San Antonio, has developed the method to inject nitrobenzaldehyde ...

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New Treatment to Prevent Epilepsy on the Cards

Duke University researchers have identified a new treatment to common epilepsy and prevent its growth or recurrence over a period of time in patients. Though common, epilepsy is devastating and temporal lobe epilepsy is particularly debilitating because it strikes the areas of the brain, which are key to memory and mood. During seizures, these patients have little awareness of what ...

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Chilean Doctor Invents New Therapy for Cancer

An inventive immunological treatment that targets carcinogenic cells in human beings by elevating the body’s anti-tumor reaction was displayed in Chile in Santiago. Claudio Acuna who is a scientist at the University of Santiago and the creator of the invention informed that the treatment is still in the pre-clinical stage. He added that the treatment will soon be patented in ...

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ALZHEIMER’S:  Novel treatment may reduce brain plaques

Researchers have discovered that the same protein that controls fat metabolism in the liver is also responsible for lowering abnormal clumps of proteins – called brain plaques – that block normal nerve cell communication leading to the Alzheimer’s disease. A novel treatment combining lipid-lowering drugs that reduce plaque formation and a vitamin A derivative that stimulates that fat metabolizing protein eventually ...

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Gene Behind Mental Illness in Women Identified, Potential for Early Treatment Likely

Mental illness in women is characterized by a specific gene that interacts with the X chromosome, found researchers paving the way for future potential research to treat psychiatric patients, whose number is on the rise owing to new isolated lifestyle. The gene identified as XIST inactivates one of the two X chromosome copies cells meant for storing genetic material, leading ...

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South Korea Treats MERS with Experimental Plasma Treatment, WHO in Emergency Session

Amid four more new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), South Korea is experimenting yet-to-be approved blood plasma transfusion from recovered patients to new victims. It was carried out on two patients on consent, said head of public health policy, Kwon Jun-wook, in a media briefing. "There is insufficient clinical basis about the result of plasma treatment among experts ...

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Natural Food Supplements Give Relief to Arthritis-Affected Dogs: Study

To be developed for humans soon, an experiment on dogs, suffering from arthritis, showed that a new product from medicinal plants and dietary supplements has given relief in pain in dogs with no side effects and it has raised the possibility of a new form of treatment for human beings. “While acupuncture and electrical stimulation are two approaches that have ...

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Not One But 2 Drugs Together Kill Lung Cancer Cells Abetting Suicide

In a revolutionary way to treat cancer, British scientists have found two drugs in combination can trigger the self-destruct or “Suicide” process in lung cancer cells, paving the way for a new way to treat cancer. The combination of drugs — TRAIL and a CDK9 inhibitor, when used together forced the cancer cells to self-destruct, the findings showed. When healthy ...

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