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Behavioral Therapy might help kids with Fibromyalgia

A small study has suggested that teens can better deal with the chronic pain of fibromyalgia if they are taught coping skills. Such coping skills will provide the teenagers relief to certain extent. In the study a group of 114 teenagers with fibromyalgia were divided into two groups. One group was given the behavioral therapy Read more

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Fixed-Dose Combination of Alogliptin and Metformin

Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc., U.S, a completely owned subsidiary by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, has presented a New Drug Application (NDA) to United States Food and Drug Administration for fixed-Dose combination cure which consists of Alogliptin and Metformin in one tablet. This therapy extends the commitment of the company in providing a Read more

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Mushrooms to ease Depression

At last there has been some good news for millions of people suffering from depression. It is believed that over two-thirds of the people around the globe suffer from depression which arises from many different factors. Recent studies revealed that depressions can now be treated with the help of psychedelic mushrooms. As per the studies Read more

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Preoperative MRI data helps in making surgical decisions

A study suggests that surgeons can make more informed decisions about nerve sparing procedures in men with prostate cancer if they use preoperative MRI. The study was conducted by researchers at the School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles. The study found that preoperative prostate MRI data changed the decision to use Read more

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Effect of Novaluron – a Chitin Synthesis Inhibitor

The Mosquito Aedes aegypti is holometabolous insect which possesses a life cycle of four stages: egg, four larval instars, pupa and adult. This is an important vector of arboviruses such as dengue fever, urban yellow fever and chikungunya. This mosquito is fundamentally aquatic and reaches the terrestrial environment only when it turns an adult. In their Read more

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Roches Avastin for Ovarian Cancer Use

As a front-line (first-line following surgery) treatment for women with advanced ovarian cancer, the European Commission has approved Roche’s Avastin (bevacizumab) in combination with standard chemotherapy (carboplatin and paclitaxel). Ovarian cancer is the most deadly of the gynecological cancers, with approximately 140,000 women dying from the disease each year globally. The approval of Avastin marks a Read more

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Diminution in healthy living for younger women with breast cancer

According to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, women with breast cancer in their early ages of life, before 50, are more prone to health related problems and thus leads to less health related quality of their future life. Such women are more likely to experience more mental distress, Read more

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How Massage Books and Video Can Add to a Business

Massage books and video can be great add-on products for a massage therapy business. There are several different reasons for this, and those reasons haven’t been lost on successful massage practitioners, health food stores and so forth. The fact of the matter is that massage books and video play into a natural interest among people Read more

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New Drug Development Approved By FDA For Common Skin Cancer

The US food and drug formulation development administration, on Monday, approved a drug which will be used to treat the most common form of skin cancer in adults also known as Basal-cell Carcinoma. The US part of Roche Holding AG developed the drug and the generic name given to it is vismodegib. Under the brand Read more

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Healthcare Knowledge On Heart Failure

According to the new figures noted by the National Heart Failure Audit, death rates for heart failure hike up to more than double on general or non specialized health care wards as compared to those on specialized units for cardiology. These figures comprises of only 8% of those patients suffering from heart failure, who died Read more