Body clock link to steroids discovered

Professor David Ray, from The University of Manchester, lead the research which found that out of 752 genes which regulate lungs in mice, 230 genes work only in the day and only 197 at night. And in the liver, where doctors have long thought that steroids are influential for many side effects, 1,702 genes regulate the organ in the day […]

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Anti-inflammatory use during surgery could improve cancer outcomes

The world’s first clinical trial (SURGUVANT) evaluating anti-inflammatory use at the time of surgery in colon cancer patients to improve their cancer outcome has been published in scientific journal, BMC Cancer. The research successfully tested an anti-inflammatory agent with anti-cancer properties known as Taurolidine in the SURGUVANT trial which was funded by a grant from Geistlich Pharma AG, Wolhusen, Switzerland. […]

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Focused delivery for brain cancers

A person’s brainstem controls some of the body’s most important functions, including heart beat, respiration, blood pressure and swallowing. Tumor growth in this part of the brain is therefore twice as devastating. Not only can such a growth disrupt vital functions, but operating in this area is so risky, many medical professionals refuse to consider it as an option. New, […]

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Remission of schizophrenia seen with amisulpride, clozapine

(HealthDay)—Remission can be achieved for most cases of schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder with amisulpride and clozapine, according to a study published online Aug. 13 in the The Lancet Psychiatry. René S. Kahn, M.D., from Brain Center Rudolf Magnus in Utrecht, Netherlands, and colleagues recruited 481 participants from 27 centers in 14 European countries and Israel. Patients aged 18 to 40 […]

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I’m not circumcised…will my sex life be affected or will I have a problem with having a baby as an adult?

Good question. In the United States, getting circumcised is more of a cultural concern then a medical one. Being circumcised (or not circumcised) will not affect your ability to have a baby at all. Circumcision is removal of some of the foreskin of the penis so there is reason to think being circumcised may reduce sexual pleasure. However, studies about […]

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Why do nipples get hard during arousal?

Nipples become erect (hard) because the muscles inside them and underneath them contract. This is thought to happen in both males and females during sexual arousal due to the release of the hormone oxytocin. Oxytocin is the same canadianpharmtabs.com hormone that causes a woman’s nipples to become erect during breastfeeding. It’s not known exactly why nipples become erect during sexual arousal, […]

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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infects the liver. There’s a very effective vaccine that prevents HBV infection. The vaccine is usually given to babies, but some teens, especially those from other countries may have not received the vaccine. Check with your health care provider to make sure you’ve received all of your shots. Who gets Hepatitis B? Anyone can get Hepatitis […]

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