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Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...or the disorder. They found that more than 40% had another medical problem--most often a heart or circulation condition--that could have caused the symptoms. "The key message is that misdiagnosis of epilepsy is common and that in many cases the true cause is cardiac," the study's lead author, Dr. Amir Zaidi,...

First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans

...in Oxford in August, and, pending local approvals, another trial is expected to follow in Nairobi three to six months later. McMichael, one of the world's leading researchers in cellular immunity, said: "We are excited to begin trials for this approach. Our research indicates that this vaccine has a very g...

Potential New Cancer Gene Identified

...n. The Hopkins team, focusing on c-myc, found that another gene called the HMG-I/Y gene is a key genetic "target" necessary for Myc-mediated transformation. When the expression of this target gene in Burkitt's lymphoma cell lines was blocked, the cancer cells revert back to normal-appearing cells. This cou...

Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants

...the children had severe neuromotor disability, and another 14% had other neuromotor disabilities. Most of the disabilities were cerebral palsy. Also, 2% of the children were blind or only perceived light, and 3% had hearing loss. Overall, 49% of the children had a disability, according to the investigators...

A Porcine Dolly

...kemia in various species -- and from the fact that another type of retrovirus, harmless in its original host species, causes AIDS in humans. Every cell in a pig's body carries some 50 copies of PERV. Even so, this does not necessarily mean the end of pig-organ transplantation. Indeed, PERV-infected mice rema...

Another injectable contraceptive Pill approved by FDA

... marketing the pill. Lunelle is an alternative to another injectable contraceptive called Depo-Provera that lasts three months. It works Like many other birth control pills as it has a combination of the hormones progestin and estrogen. The shots must be administered by a health care provider. The FDA cau...

Endangered species may be successfully cloned in another animal's womb

...he first cloned animal to gestate in the uterus of another species, the Washington Post reported....

International community warns India on HIV situation

...rrective measures are not taken India might become another Africa in ten years. Last week, Dr. Takhur had claimed, “AIDS will not increase in India, of that I am very certain. I think with the efforts that we are now making the progress of the disease will be checked.” According to U.N. agencies, India has ...

Multi billion-dollar suit filed against cell phone firm for causing brain tumours

...pped the case on the cell phone manufacturer, have another version to say. They claim if the manufacturers had known about the harmful effects of the radiation emitted, then these people should be punished severely- they say. Whichever way the case goes, it is sure to open up a Pandora’s box and will also at...

Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

...y and as a treatment option for atrial stenosis is another major breakthrough of 2000.Other topics of interest are the use of stem cells to treat myocardial tissue damage. In short, the study of human genes and the research in genetics has been the crowning glory of the year 2000 in the field of medicine....

Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?

...s seat by sheer resilience. Now the poor man has another problem haunting him. Unconfirmed reports suggest that the out going president had a biopsy done on a skin lesion on his back to rule out skin cancer. Also it was reported that his cholesterol is on the increase and the president is actually not in...

Oracle Corp. to help build world's first "Digital Hospital"

...ost of care.It was also added at the briefing that another 10 sites where the hospital can be duplicated have been identified. Its now the era of cyber hospitals!!!...

Not all tooth pain may have dental origins!!

...pears to be tooth-related could often be traced to another problem entirely. Pain radiating to the temple may be related to temporomandibular joint disorder, which is pain and discomfort associated with the joint that hinges the lower jaw. Sinus infections, particularly during allergy season, can be a common...

Liver donors can thrive after transplant

... piece of the liver's right lobe from one adult to another is a relatively new procedure. It is increasingly being performed in the West where the demand for donated organs often outstrips the supply. However, potential donors are strictly screened to make sure that the procedure does as little harm as possi...

Ticks may cause more diseases

...wn as Bartonella, cause this infection, as well as another illness known as trench fever. Scientists had tho...ay not have been bitten or scratched by a cat, and another study linked the infection to tick bites Dr. Bruno Chomel of the University of California at Davis ...

Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

... less effect on weight during early childhood. In another study, Dr. Mathew W. Gilman and his colleagues at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, looked at more than 15,300 adolescents aged 9 to 14. They found that those who had been breast-fed were less likely to be overweight compared with thos...

Negligent doctors asked to cough up 3 lakhs for death of patient

In a judgement that might stir up another controversy, pitting the doctors against the consumer activists, negligent doctors in Kerala have been asked to pay three lakh rupees as compensation to the family of a pregnant woman who died due to aftershock of spinal anesthesia.The issue of docto...

Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research

... were with their partners than when they were with another person or by themselves. And it did not matter where they were or what they were doing. The mere presence of the significant other calmed blood pressure. Surprisingly, Dr. Gump said, the quality of the intimate relationship did not matter in this ...

Special proteins to fight TB identified

...k the TVB bacterium's ability to infect cells, but another explanation is that the presence of extra heat-shock proteins sends a warning to the immune system, the report indicates. This study has led the scientists headed by Dr. Stewart to opine that finding a way to produce extra heat-shock proteins repres...

Mystery behind Preeclampsia uncovered

...eserve of the chemical in the blood in the form of another chemical called S-nitrosoalbumin. In women with preeclampsia, the levels of S-nitrosoalbumin were 2 to 3 times higher than the other participances of the study. Also these women had low levels of vitamin C in their blood. Vitamin C helps break dow...

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