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  1. Gout medications might be useful in treating alcohol-induced liver diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | PhysOrg Weblog

    New research in mice shows that two commonly used gout medications, which target uric acid and adenosine triphosphate, may offer protection from alcohol-induced liver disease and inflammation. These findings suggest that clinical trials in humans with alcoholic liver disease should be considered.

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  2. Newcastle University experts leading way in tackling persistent throat problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Chronicle Live

    Newcastle University team awarded more than A 750,000 to look into whether new tablet can ease pain of those with long-standing throat problems Experts in Newcastle have been awarded more than A 750,000 in a bid to help people across the UK living with persistent throat problems. Ear, nose and throat specialists from the city's university have been handed the A 759,000 to look at whether the tablet, lansoprazole, can ease common throat complaints.

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  3. Closing the gap on developing a vaccine for middle ear infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers from Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics, together with the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio, have uncovered groundbreaking evidence to help vaccine developers prevent middle ear infections. A research paper entitled 'A biphasic epigenetic switch controls immunoevasion, virulence and niche adaptation in non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae' has been published in the journal Nature Communications .

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  4. Study shines the spotlight on schistosomiasisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In a special free issue of Future Medicinal Chemistry , leading experts explore current and potential new treatment options for the deadly neglected tropical disease schistosomiasis. In this issue, experts discuss drug discovery and development advances towards addressing schistosomiasis , also known as bilharzia, a disease caused by parasitic worms.

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  5. Study in calves offers hope for respiratory-disease treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    As every parent knows, respiratory illnesses-complete with runny nose, sore throat and cough-are quite routine for young children and usually pass as quickly as they appear. But one such illness, known as respiratory syncytial virus or RSV, poses a far more serious threat.

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  6. Researchers identify potential new targets for treating kidney diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension cause injury to the kidneys, which can lead to scarring and the development of chronic kidney disease. By identifying proteins important to this scarring process, researchers now point to a new strategy for possibly preventing kidney failure and the need for dialysis or transplantation in many patients.

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  7. Doctors and medical students in India should stop wearing white coatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Edmond Fernandes, a postgraduate at Yenepoya Medical College in Mangalore, says evidence shows that long sleeved coats spread infection and lead to avoidable harm and cost to patients. Although long sleeved white coats have traditionally been worn by doctors since the 19th century, we now know that white coats "harbour potential contaminants and contribute considerably to the burden of disease acquired in hospital by spreading infection," writes Fernandes.

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  8. Researchers beat untreatable eczema with arthritis drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have successfully treated patients with moderate to severe eczema using a rheumatoid arthritis drug recently shown to reverse two other disfiguring skin conditions, vitiligo and alopecia areata. The study is evidence of a potential new era in eczema treatment, they report.

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  9. Do proton pump inhibitors cause heart attacks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Kevin, M.D.

    There has been concern for several years about commonly prescribed antacid drugs called proton pump inhibitors and the heart. PPIs are used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease , peptic ulcer disease, and other acid-related diseases.

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  10. Common antacid can treat TB: StudyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Newkerala.com

    Scientists have identified an over-the-counter antacid that can help fight against the global pandemic tuberculosis that kills nearly 1.5 million people a year. The team from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland found the antacid called Lansoprazole to be effective against M. tuberculosis but only when the bacterium grows inside cells.

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  11. FAQ: Heartburn Meds and Health RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | MedicineNet

    July 6, 2015 -- About 21 million Americans have used prescription heartburn medications called proton pump inhibitors to help ease pain and discomfort after they eat. But does that help come at a price? A recent study found that the drugs, also known as PPIs, are linked to a higher heart attack risk.

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  12. TUBERCULOSIS could be cured by common heartburn drug cure PrevacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Daily Mail

    Swiss scientists screened a number of existing drugs in hope of finding new treatments to counter TB, which caused 1.5 million deaths in 2013 The antacid lansoprazole, marketed as Prevacid, has been touted as an 'excellent' drug to help wage war on the infection. Lansoprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as 'proton-pump inhibitors' that keep the stomach from pumping too much acid, thus preventing heartburn and ulcers.

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  13. Protecting yourself from rare flesh-eating bacteria found on Florida's beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The Florida Health Department has warned residents and tourists of a rare form of flesh-eating, potentially deadly bacteria that has made its way to Florida beaches. Vibrio vulnificus has already infected eight people this year, killing two.

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  14. The Next Anti-Tuberculosis Drug May Already Be In Your Local PharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Infection Control Today

    Testing thousands of approved drugs, scientists at Ecole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne have identified an unlikely anti-tuberculosis drug: the over-the-counter antacid lansoprazole . Tuberculosis continues to be a global pandemic, second only to AIDS as the greatest single-agent killer in the world.

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  15. EPFL scientists identify lansoprazole as potential candidate against tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Medical News

    Testing thousands of approved drugs, EPFL scientists have identified an unlikely anti-tuberculosis drug: the over-the-counter antacid lansoprazole . Tuberculosis continues to be a global pandemic, second only to AIDS as the greatest single-agent killer in the world.

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  16. Transgenic mosquito works to control dengue-carrying mosquitosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Releases of the genetically engineered Oxitec mosquito, commonly known as 'Friendly Aedes aegypti', reduced the dengue mosquito population in an area of Juazeiro, Brazil by 95%, well below the modelled threshold for epidemic disease transmission. The journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases published today the results of a trial of Oxitec's genetically engineered mosquitoes.

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  17. New questions about heartburn medsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    A recent study suggests a possible association between certain acid reflux medications called proton pump inhibitors, like omeprazole and lansoprazole, and heart attacks. Doctor Donald Clark, who also is an assistant professor of family medicine at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, stressed that this does not mean these medications cause heart attacks, and that you should always talk with your doctor before making any changes in your medications.

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  18. Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid May Increase Heart Attack RiskRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | InteliHealth

    People who take common antacid drugs called proton pump inhibitors are more likely to have a heart attack than people who don't use these drugs. The rate of heart attacks was 16% to 21% higher.

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  19. Common reflux drugs linked to heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    While the study results need to be confirmed, commentators say the research provides another reason to reduce unnecessary use of the drugs --called proton pump inhibitors -- which are both prescribed and sold over the counter in Australia. The drugs include the active ingredients omeprazole, esomeprazole, pantoprazole, rabeprazole, lansoprazole, which all work by reducing the amount of stomach acid produced.

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  20. Some heartburn drugs may increase heart attack riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | CBS News

    A new study by researchers at Houston Methodist and Stanford University shows that a category of drugs commonly used to fight acid reflux, called proton pump inhibitors, may raise the risk of heart attack. Proton pump inhibitors include such well-known brands such as Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid and others.

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