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Chlamydia-induced arthritis therapy found

Tampa, Fla. -- U.S. scientists say a multicenter international clinical trial's findings suggest a combination of antibiotics effectively treats Chlamydia-induced arthritis.

Dr. John Carter of the University of South Florida College of Medicine led the National Institutes of Health-sponsored investigation and said the findings represent a major step toward management, and possibly cure, of the disease.

"Our findings lend hope that eradication of this persistent infection is attainable and a possible cure exists," said Carter, an associate professor of medicine.

Dendreon’s prostate cancer treatment Provenge gets FDA nod

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) go-ahead to Dendreon Corp.'s (DNDN) prostate cancer therapy has given hope to millions of patients who suffer from the dreaded disease.

APA task force eschews reparative therapy for gays

Toronto, August 6: The American Psychological Association (APA) claimed Wednesday that the efforts undertaken to change a person's sexual orientation from being a homosexual to making him a heterosexual are ineffective.

Cognitive therapy eases post bypass surgery depression

New York, April 6: Did you know that the rate of depression among patients after a bypass surgery is much higher than after other types of surgeries?