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New Melanoma Drug Boosts Survival Rates

Patients with advanced skin cancer can now hope to extend life. The new treatment unveiled at a cancer meeting in Chicago has been praised by the cancer care fraternity. Vemurafenib is an experimental drug that attacks the root of the cancerous source. Developed by Plexxikon and Roche/Genentech, it targets a genetic mutation that causes melanoma [...]

Effectiveness of Daytrana Patches

Daytrana is an ADHD patch – a system that delivers methylphenidate, which is the same standard medication accessible in tablet forms such as Ritalin and Concerta. The uniqueness of this system is the way it's delivered. It is a relatively new type of medication to manage ADHD. The patch is applied to skin at the [...]

Potential New Drug Compound for Alzheimer’s Disease

A potential new therapy for Alzheimer's disease may be on the horizon after the discovery of a new compound. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego have established that oral administration of a cysteine protease inhibitor – E64d, cuts down [...]

10 Myths and Facts about ADHD

Some of the most common attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms include inattention, impulsivity or hyperactivity that could play a major part in a child's capability to learn and live with others. People often make the assumption that an ADHD child's behavior stems from indiscipline, a troubled family life, or even watching excess TV. But [...]

Study Shows Increase in Autism and ADHD Cases

The ratio of children and teenagers in America who have a developmental disability such as autism, learning disorders or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has grown 17% since the late 1990s, according to a new study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 1997-1999, around 12.8 percent of kids were known to have [...]

Understanding the Deadly E. Coli O175:H7

E. coli 0157:H7 has posed a lots health problems in America. It is estimated to cause infection among more than 70,000 individuals annually in the United States. According to the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (1) suggests E. coli 0157:H7 is accountable for the vast E. Coli cases reported [...]

New Drug Target in Breast Cancer

Researchers at the Imperial College London have now identified a novel protein –LMTK3, which is involved in the process of drug resistance in breast cancer. This protein can purportedly act as a target for new treatments. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and affects around 46,000 women annually. Although anti-oestrogen drugs [...]

Reasons for Breast Cancer Among Men

Breast cancer is very rare in men although the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment are a bit similar to women with breast cancer. According to the U.S. National Cancer Institute (1), breast cancer in men occurs in about 1 percent of breast cancer cases. In the UK, there are around 300 men diagnosed annually, compared with [...]

New Treatment Helps Paralysed Patient Stand

Researchers have discovered a new technique that stimulates important nerve cells in the spinal cord to offer hope to paralysed patients. In a possible breakthrough for the treatment of spinal-cord injuries, an American man Rob Summers from Oregon who was paralysed from below the chest after being hit by a car is now able to [...]

How to Develop a Charming Personality?

Nobody is born with a charming personality; it takes time to develop one. However, there are a few people who lead charismatic lives, and we often see them cast a magnetic spell over others, inspiring confidence and respect. No matter how rich or poor they are, as soon as they walk into a room, they [...]