New vaccine developed for preventing 'uncommon cold' virus
... FAIRFAX, Va. Common colds typically cause a week of sneezing, aches and pains
and then fade away leaving only a sore nose and a few used sick days behind. But what if that cold turned out to be something more?
Genes linked with lupus are revealed, giving hope for new treatments
... potentially opening up options for new therapies. Lupus is a complex condition, mostly affecting women, which frequently causes skin rash, joint pains
and malaise, and which can also lead to inflammation of the kidneys and other internal organs.
The scientists discovered the strongest ...
Lupus gene finding prompts call for more DNA samples
... underlying causes of the disease.
Lupus or Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease which frequently causes skin rash, joint pains
and malaise, but can also lead to inflammation of the kidneys and other internal organs. The risk of death in SLE is increased fivefold over that of ...
Restless legs syndrome affects nearly 2 percent of US/UK children
... had periodic limb movements during sleep and no other symptoms of RLS would not be counted, for example. A child who reported leg cramps or growing pains
would not be included unless he or she met all of the other diagnostic criteria for RLS.
Some parents are surprised to learn that conditions such ...
Rush Physicians Using Gene Therapy For Heart Patients With Moderate To Severe Chest Pains Who Do Not Benefit From Other Treatments
... Individuals with moderate to severe chest pains
(angina) who have not found relief from medication may benefit from a new ... treatments have been shown to be successful in relieving severe chest pains
resulting from blocked arteries, a significant percentage of patients ...
Growing nerve cells in 3-D dramatically affects gene expression
... batch of cells in standard petri dishes coated with collagen. They suspended the other batch in a thicker collagen gel. The bioengineers took great pains
to be sure that this one-dimension difference was the only difference in the culture conditions. Team members even counted individuals cells as they ...
Outsmarting the smartie bug
... us fascinating insights into the evolution of the amazing diversity of capsular genes that can be produced by this pathogen"
Researchers are at pains
to point out that current vaccines are enormously successful and vaccination plays an essential in protecting all of us. The pneumococcal vaccines ...
Infectious disease expert warns of spread of Rocky Mountain spotted fever
... diagnose unless you are looking out for it," he adds.
The first signs of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, the scientist says, are body-wide aches and pains
accompanied by headache and a sudden high fever, sometimes as high as 105 degrees Fahrenheit (or 40.5 degrees Celsius). Symptoms may also include ...
While on trail of dioxin, scientists pinpoint cancer target of green tea
... difficult to pinpoint.
The latest results make more feasible the idea of harnessing green tea's protective power. Just as people with aches and pains
no longer have to chew on willow bark to receive the benefits of the substance salicin ?they simply take an aspirin –the current research opens the ...
WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas
... recognition and treatment can save lives. Unless proper treatment is given promptly, the patient may go into shock and die.
* Severe abdominal pains
(black stools), bleeding on the skin or from the nose or gums, sweating, cold skin are danger signs. If any one of them is noticed, the patient ...