Monthly Archives: September 2009

  1. Spider Venom to Treat Impotence

    Scientists may have discovered a novel way to treat erectile dysfunction using the venom of a deadly spider.

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  2. The postcoital pill without a prescription beginning Monday

    The morning after pill or postcoital will be available in pharmacies without a prescription from this coming Monday. Thus, the Government intends to facilitate access to this pill all women of childbearing age who need it, remembering that should only be used in situations that require urgent, especially when other contraceptive methods fail or in unprotected sex.

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  3. AIDS vaccine a new world hope

    For the first time, an experimental vaccine has prevented infection with the AIDS virus, a watershed event in the deadly epidemic and a surprising result.

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  4. Heat therapy improves cancer survival

    A combination of heat therapy and chemotherapy helps cancer sufferers live a longer, cancer-free life compared to patients receiving chemotherapy alone.

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  5. Study: Flu viruses can spark heart attacks

    Heart patients who catch the flu may have more to worry about than just a fever or the sniffles: the virus could also spark a heart attack, new research shows.

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  6. Swine flu spreads week or more after symptoms

    New studies show that many people spread swine flu for a week or more after symptoms first appear, and doctors say coughing may be a better sign than fever for telling who is contagious.

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  7. Topical Cream for Erectile Dysfunction Shows Promise

    A topical cream for erectile dysfunction shows promise in animal testing and could become an alternative for men who can't tolerate the pill form of the drugs, U.S. researchers report.

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  8. Experimental suicide Gen against cancer

    The importance of this new gene that induces death in tumor cells, discovered by researchers at the University of Granada, is that its use for cancer can decrease the dose of drugs, most aggressive, which is currently used, so that would be an improvement in the effectiveness of cancer treatments.

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  9. 4 Swine Flu Cases Close Huston's School

    Dozens of Houston students at the Alief Montessori Community School have been told not to return to school after four children came down with flu-like symptoms.

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  10. Pancreatic cancer is difficult to diagnose

    Nearly hidden in your midsection, the six inch long pear shaped pancreas lies behind your stomach connected to your small intestine. It's a location that makes a cancer diagnosis difficult.

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