Multi-Drug Resistant TB Found In India

Doctors in India have made reports of their countries initial cases of resistant TB. This strain of tuberculosis is a long feared form of the killer lung disease that is virtually untreatable.

Such cases have also been documented in both Iran and Italy since 2003. In most cases, the disease has been limited to areas of great poverty and not spread widely. However, it is possible that there are many cases yet undocumented.

There is little fear of the strains of Indian TB to spread to other locations. The disease is primarily transmitted by close personal contact and is less contagious than the flu. Most of the reported cases did not transfer from one person to another, but the mutations

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Best Ways To Reduce Cholesterol

There has been evidence that statin drugs increase the risk for developing diabetes in older women. Statin drugs are a very popular class of medication that is used among many ways to reduce cholesterol levels. They alter the way that the body processes fat. They lower ldl cholesterol and increase good cholesterol. Lipitor, Zocor, and Crestor are all well known prescription names of this class of drug.

When total cholesterol is lowered, these drugs are proven to help prevent heart disease and reverse its early onset. Their results are very impressive which press the insistence that they should be used in an aggressive manner to fight heart disease.

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New Neck and Back Pain Management Tips (2019)

The most effective techniques of relieving neck pain include at-home exercises and spinal manipulation. These options are often better than relying on drugs for pain relief. However, it is essential to note that back pain relief treatment depends on the person.

According to recent studies, spinal manipulation therapy offered by a physical therapist or a chiropractor is more effective in relieving neck and back pain that is less than three months old.

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A New Treatment For Ovarian Cancer

Avastin, or bevacizumab is about to be used as a method of treating cancer, following surgery, and in conjunction with standard treatment for chemotherapy. Roche recently made the announcement, following the approval by the European Union to use it for ovarian cancer.

The chief medical officer and head of development is Hal Barron, who stated:

This approval means the first significant treatment for ovary tumors in 15 years.

Avastin is one of only a few drugs suitable for multiple cancers, as this marks the 5th tumor type for which it has been approved.

About 250,000 women all over the world are diagnosed with ova

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Important Information On Gastric Banding

The FDA has issued warnings regarding the misleading information and advertising with regards to the Lap-Band device designed for weight loss, which is band that is surgically implanted around the stomach to limit the amount of food a person can ingest at one seating.

Presently, the FDA has approved of two stomach bands, the aforementioned and the Realize Adjustable Gastric Band.

The FDA has sent letters directly to the marketing company and the eight surgical centers located around California to stop advertising the Lap-Band medical device because their pamphlets failed to include important information to patients, such as risks involved, warnings, side effects, and contraindications

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