Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and MS Single Pill

A single pill could be used to treat a variety of brain conditions including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis, scientists claim.

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  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells
    A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.... More
  • Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens
    Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
  • Case study shows importance of single-pill HIV-1 treatment
    (HealthDay)—A single-pill combination HIV-1 treatment may be appropriate in certain cases, according to a case vignette published in the July 17 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Monica Gandhi, M.D., M.P.H., from the University of California ...
    07/17/2014 - 4:35 pm | View Link
  • Zydus recalls single lot of blood thinner warfarin
    Zydus Pharmaceuticals is recalling a single lot of the drug warfarin after receiving a complaint ... The company says it has not received any reports of patient injury or harm. Warfarin is a blood thinner widely used to prevent blood clots in patients ...
    06/12/2013 - 9:12 am | View Link
  • Single pill could be used to treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's, non-Alzheimer's dementia and motor neurone disease were other conditions that could potentially be tackled using the new approach. A key advantage of the drug is that it can be swallowed as a pill, rather than being injected. It easily crosses ...
    07/24/2012 - 10:00 pm | View Link
  • A single pill could treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's AND multiple sclerosis
    One pill with the potential to treat conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and strokes has been unveiled by scientists. Given early enough, it may even be able to stop full-blown Alzheimer’s from taking hold. It works by ...
    07/24/2012 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • STD fears as 70% of single women admit to regularly having unprotected sex
    Those in the 30 to 40 age group were most likely to have taken the morning-after pill. It also emerged that 16 per cent of the over-thirties say they have got worse at using contraception as they have get older. One in five 30 to 40-year-old women have had ...
    05/30/2012 - 10:34 am | View Link
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  • Parkinson's disease
    Parkinson's disease (PD) is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. The symptoms generally come on slowly over time.
    04/19/2018 - 12:46 pm | View Website
  • Parkinson's disease
    Parkinson's disease — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this progressive movement disorder.
    04/18/2018 - 9:34 am | View Website
  • Do Alzheimer's Medications Work? FAQs on Dementia Drugs
    Learn about 4 medications for Alzheimer's & other dementias, including how they work in the brain, how much they help, side-effects, & what to ask doctors.
    04/18/2018 - 3:08 am | View Website
  • What Causes Shaky Hands and How Is It Treated?
    Continued. Most of the time, the tremor affects only one side of your body. Most often, it happens when you relax your muscles. That’s why it’s called a resting tremor.
    09/26/2017 - 7:55 pm | View Website
  • The Effects of Medical Marijuana on Alzheimer’s Treatment
    Recent studies have taken a look at the effects of medical marijuana on Alzheimer’s to treat its difficult symptoms. Learn more about this research.
    12/6/2016 - 6:53 pm | View Website
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