N-acetylcysteine, treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection.

N-Acetylcysteine (NAC), being both a mucolytic agent and a thiol-containing antioxidant, may affect the establishment and maintenance of H. pylori infection within the gastric mucus layer and mucosa. This study demonstrates that NAC inhibits the growth of H. pylori in both agar and broth susceptibility tests and in H. pylori-infected mice. NAC did not alter … Continue reading N-acetylcysteine, treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection.

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Treatment of DPN (diabetic peripheral neuropathy) with Carnitine support its use

The results from 2 published clinical trials involving 1679 subjects were included. Subjects who received at least 2 g daily of Carnitine showed decreases in pain scores. One study showed improvements in electrophysiologic factors such as nerve conduction velocities, while the other did not. Patients who had neuropathic pain reported reductions in pain using a … Continue reading Treatment of DPN (diabetic peripheral neuropathy) with Carnitine support its use

Great Detailed Article on Vit D Deficiency

Great Detailed Article on Vit D Deficiency Get the full article here: http://www.endo-society.org/guidelines/final/upload/FINAL-Standalone-Vitamin-D-Guideline.pdfAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jul;96(7):1911-30. Epub 2011 Jun 6.Evaluation, treatment, and prevention of vitamin d deficiency: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline.Holick MF, Binkley NC, Bischoff-Ferrari HA, Gordon CM, Hanley DA, Heaney RP, Murad MH, Weaver CM.Source8401 Connecticut Avenue, Suite … Continue reading Great Detailed Article on Vit D Deficiency

Resveratrol may help with neck and back pain

Resveratrol may help with neck and back painAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govSpine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]The red wine polyphenol resveratrol shows promising potential for the treatment of nucleus pulposus mediated pain in vitro and in vivo.Wuertz K, Quero L, Sekiguchi M, Klawitter M, Nerlich A, Konno S, Kikuchi S, Boos N.Source1 … Continue reading Resveratrol may help with neck and back pain

Level I: Evidence; Controlled Prospective Trial; MGB vs RNY

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Versus Mini-Gastric Bypass for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity A Prospective Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial The Mini-Gastric Bypass is a ** simpler ** and ** safer ** procedure that has ** no disadvantage ** compared with RnY Gastric Bypass Evidence-based medicine (EBM) or evidence-based practice (EBP) aims to apply the best available evidence … Continue reading Level I: Evidence; Controlled Prospective Trial; MGB vs RNY

Don’t Take High Dose Vitamin C

1000 mg Vitamin C twice each day increased urinary oxalate and Tiselius Risk Index for calcium oxalate kidney stones in 40% of participantsAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Nutr. 2005 Jul;135(7):1673-7.Ascorbate increases human oxaluria and kidney stone risk.Massey LK, Liebman M, Kynast-Gales SA.Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Washington State University, Spokane, WA, USA. massey@wsu.eduAbstractCurrently, the recommended … Continue reading Don’t Take High Dose Vitamin C

Orlistat treatment of Obese type 2 Diabetes

Orlistat treatment of Obese type 2 DiabetesAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govExpert Opin Pharmacother. 2010 Aug;11(12):1971-82.Comparison of orlistat treatment and placebo in obese type 2 diabetic patients.Derosa G, Maffioli P, Salvadeo SA, Ferrari I, Gravina A, Mereu R, D'Angelo A, Fogari E, Palumbo I, Randazzo S, Cicero AF.University of Pavia, Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics, 27100 Pavia, … Continue reading Orlistat treatment of Obese type 2 Diabetes

Honey Better then Cough Medicine

A comparison of honey, Dextrmethophan, and no treatment, parents rated **Honey** Best for relief of child's cough and sleepAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govArch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Dec;161(12):1140-6.Effect of honey, dextromethorphan, and no treatment on nocturnal cough and sleep quality for coughing children and their parents.Paul IM, Beiler J, McMonagle A, Shaffer ML, Duda L, Berlin CM … Continue reading Honey Better then Cough Medicine

Don’t Take High Dose Vitamin C: Kidney Stones!

Don't Take High Dose Vitamin C: Kidney Stones!Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Nutr. 2005 Jul;135(7):1673-7.Ascorbate increases human oxaluria and kidney stone risk.Massey LK, Liebman M, Kynast-Gales SA.Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Washington State University, Spokane, WA, USA. massey@wsu.eduAbstractCurrently, the recommended upper limit for ascorbic acid (AA) intake is 2000 mg/d. However, because AA is endogenously … Continue reading Don’t Take High Dose Vitamin C: Kidney Stones!

Helicobacter pylori plays the most important role in gastric cancer

Helicobacter pylori plays the most important role in gastric cancer Preventive effect of H. pylori eradication in randomized study The Japanese Society guideline recommending that H. pylori infection should be treated by eradication therapy to suppress the incidence of gastric cancer.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJpn J Clin Oncol. 2010 Sep;40(9):828-37.Recent knowledge of the relationship between Helicobacter pylori … Continue reading Helicobacter pylori plays the most important role in gastric cancer