Tag: "alkaline" at medical news
Nanoparticles can Damage DNA, Increase Cancer Risk
...d C60 fullerene nanoparticle suspensions using the alkaline
single-cell gel electrophoresis assay (Comet assay) to quantify breaks in single and double stranded DNA. The team chose these particular nanoparticle types because they are commonly used commercially – in electronics, textiles and sporting goods – a...
Public Urged To Prevent Mosquito Breeding
... drains and surface sewers and lime-wash them with alkaline
detergent compound at least once a week to remove any mosquito eggs. They should also keep the drains free from blockages and fill in all depressions to prevent breeding of mosquito. The spokesman appealed to people to take heed of the following a...
New Study Shows Efficacy of AROMASIN on Early Breast Cancer
...with early breast cancer, elevations in bilirubin, alkaline
phosphatase, and creatinine were more common in those receiving Aromasin than either tamoxifen or placebo. Incidence of adverse events (AEs;%) occurring in = 10% of patients in any treatment group (Aromasin vs tamoxifen) in IES were hot flushes (21.2...
Respiratory Problems In 9/11 Rescuers
... but added that the massive exposure to irritating alkaline
dust could possibly increase some workers' future ...ere was a lot of cement in the dust, which is very alkaline
and which we know that causes burns." Dr Paul Cullinan, an occupational and environmental respirat...
Crucial to regulate your body pH, key determiner for good health
... important function of minerals is to maintain the alkaline
body pH//. The appropriate pH level for good health should be slightly alkaline
and within the range of 7.1 and 7.4. A pH 7 is considered to be neutral, while a reading below 7 is ...
Killing Power Of Bleach Enhanced By Addition Of Vinegar
...lled is a common household product. It is a highly alkaline
compound with a longer shelf life. It is 10 or 2...ant bacterial spores, at varying levels of pH. The alkaline
solution killed 2.5% of spores after 20 minutes of application while the acidic version was found to...
A Novel Method Of Detection Of High Nuclear Grade Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma
...dually for the largest tumor diameter. Hemoglobin, alkaline
phosphatase, C-reactive protein (CRP), ferritin, and IAP levels were also determined in all patients preoperatively.Results obtained showed that a higher than normal C-reactive protein and IAP was associated with a 252% and 405% increase in the odds ...
The Benefits of Strontium in the treatment for Osteoporosis Questioned
...ctive component with regard to the skeleton. As an alkaline
earth element, strontium is similar to calcium in its absorption in the gut, incorporation in bone, and elimination from the body through the kidneys. Strontium is naturally present in trace amounts with around 100 μg in every gram of bone, so treat...
Detecting DNA Damage With In-Vivo Alkaline Comet Assay
...a tail, which represents the fragmented DNA. Under alkaline
conditions, unwinding of the double strand takes place, which enables the visualization of single strand breaks and alkali labile sites. The main requirement of the assay is a single cell or nuclei suspension, which can be obtained from the tissue w...