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Gene in male fish lures females into sex

... markings, known as egg-dummies, are found on the anal fins of the male fish and are crucial to mating. ... the male. When the female is close to the anal fin, the male discharges sperm into the female's ... developed on the pectoral fins rather than the anal fins. "The two kinds of independently evolved ...

Imiquimod, an immune response modifier, is dependent on the OGF-OGFr signaling pathway

... Imiquimod (Aldara, R-837, S26308), the best characterized and most widely used, is highly efficacious in the treatment of external genital and anal warts, basal cell carcinoma, actinic keratoses, Kaposi's sarcoma, chronic hepatitis C infection, and intraepithelial carcinoma. Therefore, the ...

Pregnancy is possible after cancer treatment

... colleagues from Erlangen University Hospital in the current issue of Deutsches rzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2008; 105[15]: 274-8). anal carcinoma was diagnosed in this young patient in 2004 and chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy was recommended. As the ovaries lie near to the ...

UF scientists discover evolutionary origin of fins, limbs

... the backbone and belly. This midline -- think of the dorsal, tail and anal fins of a fish - is where the genetic template to produce fins originated, ... own arms and legs have their evolutionary roots in the dorsal, caudal and anal fins of our fishy ancestors." Many of these genetic mechanisms are ...

Antiretroviral therapy may prevent excess risk of some cancers in people with HIV

... including Kaposi sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and, to a lesser extent, anal cancer, invasive cervical cancer, and Hodgkin lymphoma. However, less well ... sarcoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. They also had an increased risk of anal cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma, cervical cancer, liver cancer, cancer of the ...

One therapeutic dose of radiation causes 30 percent spongy bone loss in mice

... post-menopausal women who received pelvic radiation for cervical and colorectal cancer increased their bone fracture risk by 60%. Radiation following anal cancer increased the risk of fracture by 200%, he said. Astronauts lose 2% of bone mass for each month they are exposed to the effects of ...

New licensing agreement to maximize AIDS drug development

... outside the United States, is approved and is being marketed in the United Kingdom by ProStrakan, for the treatment of pain associated with chronic anal fissures. A similar formulation of Rectogesic is currently being sold in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea. FortigelTM ...

Tetanus toxin found to have therapeutic properties

... These have been successfully used as a therapy to treat disorders caused by abnormal muscular contractions such as strabismus, cerebral palsy, anal contractions and torticollis. Recently these toxins have been used even in cosmetics against wrinkles. For these therapeutic and cosmetic ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... Ill. A drug under clinical trials to treat ... broad-spectrum drugs that act against various bacteria, fungal infections ... by University of Illinois chemists and collaborators. , Led ... team determined the different ways the drug SQ109 attacks ... to target other pathogens from yeast to malaria ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... West Orange, NJ. April 16, 2014. Kessler Foundation ... for $1.8 million from the Department of Defense ... PhD, is principal investigator for the randomized, double-blinded, ... to improve bone and muscle strength after spinal ... Human Performance & Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Down syndrome - or trisomy 21 - is the ... from a chromosomal abnormality where cells of affected individuals ... the human genome). A study conducted by Stylianos Antonarakis ... and Development at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) Faculty ... on how the extra chromosome 21 upsets the equilibrium ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... the April issue of Experimental Biology and ... Drs. Rex Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the ... of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their ... reactions underlie a variety of cell functions including ... these crucial roles in regulating normal cellular behavior, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... a review published in the April issue of ... Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time to ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions worldwide ... occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to fight ... Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health without ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... personnel who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and ... (TBI) were compared to military personnel without TBI ... in measures of overall disability, cognitive function, post-traumatic ... reported in an article in Journal of ... Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson,s disease is ... may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by ... autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, and ... published April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications . ... in Parkinson,s disease; but if true, it could lead ...
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