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: 274-8).
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.
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 ...