Tag: "spread" at medical news
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...vernment because responsibility for food safety is spread
across several departments, he said....
Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer
...le Pharaoh died in pain probably due to caner that spread
to her pelvic bones, a new study by researchers ha...ves it was more likely another kind of tumour that spread
to the bone. "It could have been a tumour affecting the lung, breast or kidney. Whatever the tumou...
Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population
...that they have been infected, resulting in further spread
of the disease. Shuk Yadav a villager whose gran...ictims. Unemployment is the main reason behind the spread
of this disease. The cases are not made public because of fear of social boycott," said Nand Kishore...
Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA
...ithin 48 hours of exposure, which can help control spread
in schools and other crowded settings....
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
...people bitten experience only fevers. The virus is spread
by mosquitoes that have fed on the blood of infect...mosquitoes by suffocating them beneath a thin film spread
across the surface of a body of water, where mosquitoes breed. In Canada health officials said the...
Survey Finds Wide HIV Ignorance in the UK
...lery while ten percent thought that sweat can also spread
the disease. Only one in three people who were surveyed were assured about receiving good sex education at school. Nick Partridge, chief executive of Terrence Higgins Trust, insisted that lack of sex education is resulting in increased ignorance ...
India's Share in Global Diabetes Research is One Percent
...he country remains one of the most affected by the spread
of the disease. Indian scientists have published only one percent of the research works published globally. The editorial in the Indian Journal of Medical Research, in an assessment of the work done on the subject in India, says: Scientists from I...
Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN
...nd the empowerment of women are key to slowing the spread
of AIDS, the United Nations agency coordinating the fight against the epidemic said Thursday in Nairobi. "The most significant development of the AIDS epidemic is its growing feminisation," lamented UNAIDS chief Peter Piot, who was speaking at the...
Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany
...t broke out on the Baltic Sea island of Ruegen and spread
to six states, including Bavaria. The disease spread
to mammals, infecting three cats and a stone marten, but did not affect humans....
Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C
...ed to keep practising. An inquiry found that the spread
of the virus had probably occurred as a result of ...vice Professor Mark Ferson said it could have been spread
by a drop of infected blood on a tourniquet....
Mira Nair Launches AIDS Awareness Project
... awareness project called 'Jaago' to highlight the spread
of the disease and its danger to society . The project, which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will use the powerful medium of Indian cinema to inform people about AIDS and its impact. It will involve the showing of short films o...
Role of MicroRNA in Cancer Suppression Identified
...erful tumor inhibitor that can prevent or slow the spread
of cancer cells by facilitating apoptosis. In this study, activation of p53 in-vivo in mice as well as in cultured human cells induced the expression of a specific microRNA (miR-34a). Based on the likelihood that miR-34a could itself play a role in c...
Smoking Bans Spawn 'Smirting': Flirting While Smoking on the Street!
...shman David Lowe, who personally watched the craze spread
in his country, presented some tips for good smirting. Some of the important tips that Lowe gave included: always have a lighter, practice inhaling, wait for rain, don't cough, use one-liners, be generous, have smoking etiquettes, and keep mints re...
Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed
...ain circuit. Changes in how the electrical signals spread
through the circuit appear to be the cause of depr... human antidepressants. The extent that the signal spread
through the brain sample was diminished in the "depressed" rats, a crucial finding that would not be...
Africa's Men Urged to Step Up AIDS Fight
...nd the empowerment of women are key to slowing the spread
of the killer virus. Mlambo-Ngcuka said the empowerment of women was a potent weapon against the disease. "Addressing the economic status of women" would help them to make choices so that "they can get out abusive relationships, they can acquire ...
Star Health Grants Boon To India's HIV-Affected
...o her pre-natal baby. Besides this, it can also be spread
through infected body fluids including semen and blood by any accidental means. Acquired Immune Deficiency Virus, AIDS, the leading stage of HIV is a deadly disease. There is no cure available for it. But experts agree the patient could survive for a...
New Cancer Fighting Virus
...n described the case of a patient whose cancer had spread
to 10 different places around the liver and four i...responded to chemotherapy and where the cancer has spread
to the liver, Dr. Mescheder said. We are hoping to extend overall survival. So far, the findings a...
Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles
...disease and scrapie persist in the environment and spread
efficiently in animal populations. "We found a huge difference between infectious agent alone and infectious agent bound to these soil particles," says Aiken, the senior author of the new study and a professor of comparative biosciences in the UW-Ma...
Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection
...tory tests, to prevent further examples of disease spread
through infected blood....
Awareness About Condoms Among Pakistani Punjabis is Very Low
... were aware that use of contaminated needles could spread
HIV/AIDS and 60 percent of the people knew that receiving blood of an affected person could cause the disease. Less than one percent of the respondents knew that unborn children could catch HIV/AIDS from the infected mother, and that the virus by t...
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