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Monday 27 April, 2015

Now, Botox to treat urinary incontinence

Botox, best known as an anti-wrinkle drug, has found a new purpose – treating patients with urinary incontinence  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

More people using alternative treatments to cure arthritis, osteoporosis

A significant number of people are using complementary and alternative medicines, often in combination with pharmaceuticals to treat arthritis and osteoporosis, a new study has found  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 24th, 2011

Long-term inhaled corticosteroid use ups fracture risk in lung disease patients

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who use inhaled corticosteroids to improve breathing for more than six months have a 27 percent increased risk of bone fractures  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Ginkgo Biloba extracts could treat pain, inflammation

A new study has suggested that a standardized extract from ginkgo biloba – the oldest surviving tree species on earth – effectively reduces inflammation and some types of pain  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Opioids now most prescribed class of medications in US

Two reports by addiction researchers have shown that there has been a drastic increase in opioid prescriptions in America  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Statins reduce pneumonia death rates: Study

A study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has suggested that taking statins could help prevent people dying from pneumonia  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 1st, 2011

Age-related problems develop faster in middle age adults with diabetes

A new study has found that patients in their 50s with diabetes have nearly double the risk for developing ”geriatric” ailments  More...

By BioNews On Friday, March 25th, 2011

Antibiotics ‘do little to alleviate acute cough’

A Cardiff University study has found that prescribing antibiotics for patients with discoloured phlegm caused by acute cough has little or no effect on alleviating symptoms and recovery  More...

By BioNews On Friday, March 25th, 2011

‘Simulated’ needles as effective as real acupuncture

A study from Karolinska Institutet and Linkoping University in Sweden has shown that simulated  More...

By BioNews On Friday, March 25th, 2011

New finding to make morphine a safer, more effective drug

Morphine could soon become a safer and more effective drug – thanks to a discovery by researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine  More...