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Obeticholic acid approved for the treatment of chronic liver disease

Feb 7, 2017 | | Say something

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Ocaliva (obeticholic acid) for the treatment of primary biliary cholangitis (CBP). Obeticholic acid approved for the treatment of chronic liver disease primary biliary cholangitis is a rare chronic liver disease in the bile ducts in the liver become inflamed causing the accumulation of bile, leading […more]

New guidelines say more Americans should take these drugs to lower cholesterol to prevent heart attacks, stroke

Feb 3, 2017 | | Say something

new guidelines released Tuesday by the American Heart Association insisted more Americans should take cholesterol-lowering drugs statins to prevent the risk of heart attack or stroke. new guidelines More Americans should take cholesterol-lowering drugs to prevent heart attack, stroke “This is a dramatic change from the 2002 federal guideline cholesterol,” the AHA said in a […more]

Diabetes Campaign Launched by Health Minister JP Nadda

Feb 2, 2017 | | Say something

Health Minister J. P. Nadda on Wednesday inaugurated a campaign on diabetes. Through this initiative, patients can obtain information and ways to prevent diabetes through a missed call. You can also log in www.mdiabetes.nhp.gov.in for more information. Diabetes Campaign Launched by Health Minister J. P. Nadda On occasion, Nadda also launched guidelines for screening for […more]

India, which signed Agreement to Promote Traditional Medicine and Complementary

Jan 21, 2017 | | Say something

India has a unique distinction of having six recognized systems of medicine – Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Yoga, Naturopathy and Homeopathy. India, which signed Agreement to Promote Traditional and Complementary Medicine India and the World Health Organization (WHO) have signed a cooperation agreement to promote quality, safety and effectiveness of service delivery in traditional and […more]

Kidney disease may increase complications during hospitalization

Jan 16, 2017 | | Say something

Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may be at increased risk of complications they experience when hospitalized and the risk continues to increase with increasing severity ERC according to a study published in the next edition of clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). nephropathy can increase complications of hospitalization injury or unwanted […more]

Tampons trenches for the menstrual cup for menstrual cramps Reduce

Dec 21, 2016 | | Say something

Using menstrual cup instead of tampons can improve your sex life, according to a recent survey. Usually made of rubber and shaped like an egg cup or funnel, the cups are inserted into the vagina to collect menstrual fluid and can be used for up to 12 hours before needing to be emptied, she reported […more]

New guidelines for the treatment of feline hyperthyroidism

Nov 15, 2016 | | Say something

feline hyperthyroidism (FHT) reportedly affects from 1.5 to 11.4% of cats worldwide and is the most common endocrine disease of cats more than 10 years of age in the United States. Over the past 30 years, the understanding of veterinary professionals’ clinical ESF has evolved tremendously. Initially ESF cats were referred to a specialist and […more]

The artificial placenta can improve survival rates of premature babies

Nov 14, 2016 | | Say something

through an artificial placenta that mimics the uterus, researchers at the University of Michigan are working to improve survival rates more premature, smaller babies in an innovative way. Artificial Placenta can improve survival rates of premature infants The technology has not reached a clinical trial, but researchers at Children’s Hospital of C. S. Mott U-M […more]

Infants exclusively breastfed perform better than children

Oct 10, 2016 | | Say something

Children who are exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life perform better than students in primary school, according to a new study. babies are exclusively breastfed perform better than children Held in South Africa, the study evaluated more than 1,500 children and found a strong relationship between the time were breastfed and signs […more]