Medicine

Anti Migraine Drug: Topiramate (Topamax) Shown Better Performance to Employees

Anti Migraine Drug: Topiramate (Topamax) Shown Better Performance to Employees A lot of people get migraines -- about 11 out of 100. The headaches tend to start between the ages of 10 and 46 and may run in families. Migraine is an extremely common condition which will affect 12-28% of people at some point in their lives.A migraine headache is a special kind of headache that can last for hours to days.Migraines occur more often in women than men. Pregnancy may reduce the...

Humira (Adalimumab): Better Choice for The Treatment of Crohn's Disease Who Were Intolerant to Remicade (Infliximab)

Humira (Adalimumab): Better Choice for The Treatment of Crohn's Disease Who Were Crohn's is a chronic inflammatory disease(The other inflammatory bowel disease is ulcerative colitis.) of the gastrointestinal tract, usually the small intestine. It affects about 500,000 people in the United States and tends to cluster in families. Symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever and weight loss. The cause is unknown, but most scientists think the immune system over-reacts to...

Precaution for Potent Asthma Medicine: Xolair (Omalizumab)

Precaution for Potent Asthma Medicine: Xolair (Omalizumab) Anaphylaxis is an severe, whole-body allergic reaction. After an initial exposure to a substance like bee sting toxin, the person's immune system becomes sensitized to that allergen. On a subsequent exposure, an allergic reaction occurs. This reaction is sudden, severe, and involves the whole body. Anaphylaxis occurs when a person is exposed to a trigger substance, called an allergen, to which...

Anti Obesity OTC / Nonprescription Drug: Orlistat (Alli™) Is Approved By FDA

Anti Obesity Otc / Nonprescription Drug: Orlistat (Alli™) Is Approved By FDA More than half of the U.S. population is overweight. An adult male is considered obese when his weight is 20% or more over the maximum desirable for their height; a woman is considered obese at 25% or more than this maximum weight. Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese.Currently, approximately 65 per cent of US adults are overweight or obese, according to the...

New Anti Bleeding Disorder / Von Willebrand Disease Drug: Antihemophilic Factor (Human) (AHF)/ Alphanate

New Anti Bleeding Disorder / Von Willebrand Disease Drug: Antihemophilic Factor Von Willebrand's disease is the most common hereditary bleeding disorder. It affects both sexes approximately equally. Most cases are mild, and bleeding may occur after a surgical procedure or tooth extraction. The condition is worsened by the use of aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Bleeding may decrease during pregnancy.It arises from a qualitative or quantitative...

New Anti Ulcerative Colitis / Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Drug : Lialda (Mesalamine) ; A First-Line Choice of Treatment with Higher Remission Rate

New Anti Ulcerative Colitis / Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ibd) Drug : Lialda (Me Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease of the large intestine, also called the colon.It is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In ulcerative colitis, the inner lining - or mucosa - of the intestine becomes inflamed (meaning the lining of the intestinal wall reddens and swells) and develops ulcers (an ulcer is a sore, which means it's an open, painful wound). Ulcerative colitis is...

Two New Drugs : Sutent (Saunitinib) and Nexavar (Sorafenib) Shown Effective Against Metastatic Renal Cell / Kidney Cancer

Two New Drugs : Sutent (Saunitinib) and Nexavar (Sorafenib) Shown Effective Agai Several different types of cancer can develop in the kidney. Conventional or clear cell renal cell cancer, also known as renal cell carcinoma, is by far the most common type of kidney cancer in adults. Renes is the Latin word for kidney. Renal cell carcinoma accounts for about 85% of cancers arising from the kidney. Renal cell carcinoma develops in the tubules of the kidney, part of the filtering...

Anti Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) or Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) Drug

Anti Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (Cml)/Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia(All) Drug:Vertex, Chronic myeloid leukemia/Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) occurs in all age groups, but most commonly in the middle-aged and elderly. Its annual incidence is 1 to 2 per 100,000 people, and slightly more men than women are affected. CML represents about 15-20% of all cases of adult leukemia in Western populations.Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a rare, life-threatening cancer that starts...

Long Term Taking of ASPIRIN Also Might Be Great Benefit for Head and Neck Cancer

Long Term Taking Of ASPIRIN Also Might Be Great Benefit for Head and Neck Cancer Aspirin was the first discovered member of the class of drugs known asnon-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs),often used as an analgesic (against minor pains and aches), antipyretic (against fever), and anti-inflammatory. It has also an antiplatelet (“blood-thinning”) effect and is used in long-term low-doses to prevent heart attacks and cancer. Aspirin, as with many older drugs, has...

Duloxetine (Cymbalta) Might be Choice for The Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy

Duloxetine (Cymbalta) Might be Choice for The Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy Diabetes is the leading cause of neuropathy in developed countries, and neuropathy is the most common complication and greatest source of morbidity and mortality in diabetes patients. It is estimated that the prevalence of neuropathy in diabetes patients is approximately 20%. Diabetic neuropathy is implicated in 50-75% of nontraumatic amputations. The main risk factor for diabetic neuropathy is...

Hip Replacement, Hip Resurfacing & Birmingham Hip at low cost.

Hip Replacement, Hip Resurfacing & Birmingham Hip at low cost Birmingham Hip Resurfacing technology, is a much advanced technical procedure than conventional total hip replacement. As a novel procedure, it demands an experienced surgeon who can thoroughly understand the responsibility of performing hip Arthroplasty on young active patients. Conventional usually consist of a stemmed femoral component that is fixed into the femoral canal using cement...

New Nsaid Shown Effective for Psoriasis

New Nsaid Shown Effective for Psoriasis Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease which affects the skin and joints. It commonly causes red scaly patches to appear on the skin. The scaly patches caused by psoriasis are often called psoriasis plaques or lesions. Psoriasis plaques are areas of excessive skin cell production and inflammation. Skin rapidly accumulates at these sites and sometimes takes a silvery-white appearance. Plaques...

High Doses of the Steroid Cortisone Weaken Bones and Cause Osteoporosis

High Doses of the Steroid Cortisone Weaken Bones and Cause Osteoporosis Cortisone is sometimes used as a drug to treat a variety of ailments. It can be administered intravenously or cutaneously. One of cortisone's effects on the body, and a potentially harmful side effect when administered clinically, is the suppression of the immune system. This is an explanation for the apparent correlation between high stress and sickness. U.S. scientists have learned more about...

Obesity Drug Showing also Effective for Diabetics

Obesity Drug Showing also Effective for Diabetics The drug reduced body weight and improved control over blood glucose and blood fats among people with Type 2 diabetes, according to the study, published online by the British health journal The Lancet. Type 2 diabetes is a potentially life-threatening condition and usually emerges in adulthood.The tally of people with this disease has exploded in the past two decades, spurred by the spread of...

Anti Hunter Syndrome Drug Approved By FDA

Anti Hunter Syndrome Drug Approved By FDA Hunter Syndrome, which usually becomes apparent in children one to three years of age, is a disease in which the person's body is defective in producing the chemical iduronate-2-sulfatase, which is needed to adequately breakdown complex sugars produced in the body. Symptoms include growth delay, joint stiffness, and coarsening of facial features. In severe cases, patients experience respiratory...