Vidyya Medical News Service
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Volume 5 Issue 32 Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 1-Feb-2003 Next Update - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 2-Feb-2003
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FDA Approves first biologic therapy for psoriasis
FDA today announced the approval of Amevive (alefacept), an injected medication that treats adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. more

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Information for patients: Questions and answers about psoriasis
Psoriasis is a chronic (long-lasting) skin disease characterized by scaling and inflammation. Scaling occurs when cells in the outer layer of the skin reproduce faster than normal and pile up on the skin's surface. more

 


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Attention chocolate lovers: More evidence your favorite treat is good for the heart
Just in time for Valentine's Day, a report published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association says that chocolate is good for your heart. more

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What's love got to do with health? Plenty, OSU studies find
Marriage is under a microscope of sorts at The Ohio State University Medical Center, where researchers are examining how the quality of the union may affect married partnersí health. more

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Vitamins C and E may enhance effectiveness of insulin for diabetes
Boosting insulin with vitamins C and E may improve the drug's effectiveness for treating diabetes.  more

 
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