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Cancer Patients Open About Symptoms Survive Longer, Finds Study

Cancer patients who are undergoing treatment survive longer if they are pro-active and report their symptoms to their doctors immediately, preferably using the Internet, found a survey conducted by a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher. Ethan Basch, director of the UNC Lineberger Cancer Outcomes Research Program, has presented findings at the American Society of Clinical Oncology ...

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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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Neurocognitive Deficit Signals Psychosis

While schizophrenia is best known for episodes of psychosis – a break with reality during which an individual may experience hallucinations – it is also marked by chronic neurocognitive deficits, such as problems with memory and attention. A multi-site cognition study led by psychologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) found that these neurocognitive symptoms are evident prior to ...

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UK Sepsis Expert Overseeing Jayalalithaa’s Recovery Now

Ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is recovering and a UK specialist in sepsis, an infection of the bloodstream that leads to serious medical condition, was flown in to supervise her treatment and she is responding positively, said a latest statement released by Apollo Hospital in Chennai. The 68-year-old Jayalalithaa (Amma for her fans) being in hospital has already ...

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Parkinson’s disease: Experts Develop New Tool to Diagnose

Experts of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) have developed a new tool to diagnose and treat Parkinson’s disease, especially during the early stages, said a paper published in the journal Movement Disorders. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological condition related to the death of specific brain cells that control movement, mood, sleep and cognition. The symptoms, which ...

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Jet Lag? Elderberries Provide Relief to Air Travelers, Says Study

The frequent international air travel has several side effects but now it seems that the common elderberry can provide some relief and even make it in in-flight menu, if required. Associate Professor Evelin Tiralongo and Dr Shirley Wee from Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ) have completed a clinical trial showing that an elderberry supplement can provide some protection from cold ...

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Tired of Migraine pain? Here’s a new set of drugs that show promise to cure

Migraine pain could be exhausting, prevailing for longer days and leaving you with disturbed vision frequently. Migraine Research Foundation defines migraine as not just a headache, but “an extremely debilitating collection of neurological symptoms that usually includes a severe recurring intense throbbing pain one side of the head.” A new research has shown that a new set of drugs namely ...

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World Asthma Day: Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai Worst Affected, says HEAL Survey

With new India’s rush for modern infrastructure, the scope for pollution has hit the peak in cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore to cite a few and so is the effect n air pollution that is directly affecting the lungs of people. Physicians have been cautioning the rise respiratory diseases like asthma, bronchitis, skin diseases and skin allergies as ...

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