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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? Human ...

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 ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... A Kansas State University engineer has developed ... remotely detects improvised explosive devices. The same technique ... Dunn, the Steven M. and Kay L. Theede ... and nuclear engineering, and his research team have ... underground or in car trunks. The distance detection ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia ... but do not appear to be impacting native honeybee ... of researchers., The invasive pests include including Nosema ... African honeybees appear to be resilient to these invasive ... to control pests in Europe, Asia and the United ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current ... insects with rather novel sex lives. The Brazilian insects, ... genus Neotrogla , are the first example of ... reversal has been identified in several different animals, ... intromittent organ is also reversed," says Kazunori Yoshizawa from ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Patented research remotely detects nitrogen-rich explosives 2East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 2East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 3In sex-reversed cave insects, females have the penises 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary ... Paul Kenis in the Institute of Genomic Biology ... Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on subcellular ... of cell functions including energy metabolism, signaling, and ... regulating normal cellular behavior, redox status has been ...
(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)... 2014) The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson,s ... that neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and ... the way autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac ... study was published April 16, 2014, in Nature ... controversial, idea in Parkinson,s disease; but if true, it ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... (BUSM) have discovered that the anti-seizure drug ezogabine, ... findings, reported in the American Journal of ... more effective treatments for alcoholism. , Excessive consumption ... of illness and death in the U.S. and ... productivity of workers and necessitating huge health care ...
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