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Patients With Filariasis More Prone To HIV Infection

...n Bethesda, Maryland, ‘Studies suggest that immune activation resulting from the high prevalence of helminth infection in the developing world may contribute to rapid spread and progression of HIV infection in these areas’. The study found increased HIV replication in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from fi...

Asthmatics at increased risk of lung cancer

...rnal environmental factors that play a role in the activation and progression of both asthma and lung cancer, particularly tobacco smoking. In conclusion, the researchers say their study confirms a link between asthma and lung cancer, and contradicts previous research by demonstrating that asthmatic women may h...

Dyslexia due to cerebellum abnormality

...s, also with their right hand. During the tasks, activation of the cerebellum in the dyslexic individuals was only about 12% of that in the other persons. When learning the new sequence, the dyslexics' brains were significantly less active in the area of the right cerebellum. Both the right cerebellar cortex ...

Acupuncture to bring relief to patients with dry mouth

...upuncture, we presume it is a function of a subtle activation of the autonomous nervous system," the new study's lead author, Dr. Peter A. S. Johnstone of the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. In the study, Johnstone's team followed 75 patients undergoing acupuncture. Most had received radiation for head and ...

A new recovery for heart attacks

... of HIF was known to be responsible for the actual activation of genes that helped cells adapt to low oxygen, however the molecular switch for that has to date been unknown.Dr Whitelaw and colleagues found under low-oxygen levels, HIF loses a hydroxyl molecule from an asparagine amino acid on this other domain....

Acute Measles Supresses HIV Replication

...w that measles also triggers intense immune system activation that temporarily suppresses HIV," explains Dr. Moss...

Some more sensitive to pain

... same stimulus was only mildly painful had minimal activation of those areas. During the study, 17 healthy volunteers (eight women and nine men) had a computer-controlled heat stimulator placed on their leg. While their brains were scanned, the device heated a small patch of skin to 120 degrees Fahrenheit, wh...

The Downside of Asthma Medication

...rway muscle that occurs with persistent high-level activation of the beta2AR. The finding may lead to new treatm...ew agonists that avoid negative effects of beta2AR activation while enhancing events that lead to relaxation.”...

Drug to Prevent the Onset of Arthritis

...sed release of proteoglycan and the production and activation of MMPs. Researchers then inhibited the enzyme PKR...the cells. This time they found no increase in the activation of MMPs and that the release of proteoglycan was significantly reduced. Researchers say the result...

New Technique to Study Infants Brain.

... speech. Doctors found definite left-side-dominant activation patterns when the infants heard speech as opposed to when they heard scanner noise. This test, however, was not able to determine whether the infant brains were able to distinguish between the two types of speech. Prior to this study, most doctors t...

Soaking In The Sun May Give You More Than Just a Tan

...dampen the body's production of antibodies and the activation of protective T cells, the main branches of the natural defenses against infection. Other research has suggested a connection between sunlight and susceptibility to herpes and adenovirus, among other things. "The relationship between sunlight and c...

How Good Are Vitamins For You ?

...me studies have shown that vitamin E prevented the activation of the lipoprotein-breakdown pathway in rat and mouse liver cells. Thus, the liver destroyed fewer of the bad lipoproteins. Though direct tests on people to explore liver function are difficult, observational studies show a diet rich in polyunsatura...

Hope for Patients With HIV

...eads to a complex disorder that combines a chronic activation of the immune system with a progressive decrease in the number of T-cells, which are involved in immune response. If the number of T-cells falls below // a certain level, the weakened immune system is less able to fight infections, and the symptoms o...

New Hair in 15 Days Could Now Be A Possibility Say Researchers

...(telogen). Researchers demonstrated that the brief activation of ?-catenin in // telogen-phase adult hair follic...ase. Scientists have discovered that the transient activation of a protein called ?-catenin can induce new hair growth. Previous work has implicated Wnt/?-caten...

The Adverse Effects Of Asthma Medication

...rway muscle that occurs with persistent high-level activation of the beta2AR. The finding may lead to new treatm...ew agonists that avoid negative effects of beta2AR activation while enhancing events that lead to relaxation....

Drug to Delay the Onset of Arthritis

...sed release of proteoglycan and the production and activation of MMPs. Researchers then inhibited the enzyme PKR...the cells. This time they found no increase in the activation of MMPs and that the release of proteoglycan was significantly reduced. Researchers say the results...

fMRI Offers Insight Into An Infants Brain

... speech. Doctors found definite left-side-dominant activation patterns when the infants heard speech as opposed to when they heard scanner noise. This test, however, was not able to determine whether the infant brains were able to distinguish between the two types of speech. Prior to this study, most doctors t...

The Side Effects Of Asthma Medication

...rway muscle that occurs with persistent high-level activation of the beta2AR. The finding may lead to new treatm...ew agonists that avoid negative effects of beta2AR activation while enhancing events that lead to relaxation....

Pomegranate Juice May Be The Next Best Thing For People With Heart Disease

...centrated pomegranate juice. The juice reduced the activation of redox-sensitive genes in atherosclerosis prone mice. When these mice were orally fed with pomegranate juice, the hypercholesterolemic mice at different stages of the disease showed significant reduction in progress of atherosclerosis. The study ...

High expression of interferon induces lupus disease

...e and treat SLE. The new study had found out that activation of the type I interferon pathway is more common among SLE patients who are most affected. The activation of the protein pathway is indicated by high levels of expression of interferon-inducible genes in th...

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