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New Way to "See" Genes, Evaluate Effectiveness of Gene Therapies Discovered

...ng system consists of "reporter" genes that can be attached to any gene therapy and used to monitor the therapy's behavior. After the reporter genes and gene therapy are paired and infused into a patient, the patient receives an injection of a special radioactive molecule. The reporter genes produce a protein...

Controversial Levis jean ad to be withdrawn

...t the ad film was meant in good humour to show how attached some people are with their jeans. But respecting the popular opinion the ad is being shelved. So much so for a jeans ad. In the end it was Levis, which was given a dressing down!!!...

Surgery a safety in senility

... where a fine tube with a small inflatable balloon attached is inserted and the balloon inflated to widen the artery.Results indicated that those who were put on medication were twice as likely to have a major adverse cardiac event - death, non-fatal heart attack or hospital admission for worsening angina.// ...

Snoring could be a warning

...igh blood pressure by giving women breathing masks attached to a machine that kept their airways open while they were asleep. Lincolnshire GP Dr Martyn Walling, a member of the Primary Care Gynaecology Group, said "Snoring can be more common in pregnancy because women who are 30-40 weeks pregnant can find it ...

Sniff out flatulence

... which prevented any smell leakage. A catheter was attached to the subjects' anus. In addition to finding that the charcoal-coated cushions reduced the bad smell levels produced by hydrogen sulphide to almost nothing, the researchers put paid to a cruel myth. They say it is not true that men produce more vi...

Lancing tumours into the body

...in liquids and had a short section of ceramic pipe attached to each end of the magnet. A wire wound around the pipe’s surface gave it a screw-like thread. To Test the device, Ishiyama immersed it in a container of silicone oil, which was fixed between two vertical coils of wire. By pumping alternating curren...

A new hearing device improves hearing

...- internal and external. The external processor is attached magnetically just behind the ear and picks up sounds which it transmits to the internal part, a receiver implanted into the middle ear. It provides clearer sound and less feedback than the usual hearing aid. But, since it's surgically implanted, it d...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

...smitted to the flexible silicon biochip surgically attached near the retina.The chip electronically stimulates the healthy cells of the retina, which sends the signals conveying he image to the brain. ...

Calcium reduces colon cancer risk

...intestine. The right side is higher up the gut and attached to the small intestine. The results of the study need to be confirmed by other research before a recommendation can be made regarding dietary calcium and colon cancer. The study is important because it suggests that adequate calcium in the diet has...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

...smitted to the flexible silicon biochip surgically attached near the retina.The chip electronically stimulates the healthy cells of the retina, which sends the signals conveying he image to the brain. ...

Surgery-Rigged pulley helps patients

...romising alternative to grueling bone grafts: Poll attached a pulley-like contraption to her facial bones that her parents tightened each day with a screwdriver, slowly pulling out the sunken bones so they could grow into the right position. Two months later, Alyssa had a normal face. According to Polley, th...

Surgery a safety in senility

... where a fine tube with a small inflatable balloon attached is inserted and the balloon inflated to widen the artery.Results indicated that those who were put on medication were twice as likely to have a major adverse cardiac event - death, non-fatal heart attack or hospital admission for worsening angina. ...

Surgery a safety in senility

... where a fine tube with a small inflatable balloon attached is inserted and the balloon inflated to widen the artery.Results indicated that those who were put on medication were twice as likely to have a major adverse cardiac event - death, non-fatal heart attack or hospital admission for worsening angina.// ...

Allergies: A major health problem

... our body. Dr. Mary Worstell, an eminent authority attached to American Asthma and Allergy Foundation observes: Your bedroom is where you spend most of your time. If you are allergic to animal danders don’t let your pets sleep in there. Strict avoidance of the allergens is the first step in getting rid of thi...

Exercise has a undeniable effect on cholesterol

....// Cholesterol is transported throughout the body attached to protein molecules, the combination being known as lipoprotein. High levels of low density lipoprotein (LDL or 'bad' cholesterol) are linked to heart disease, while high density lipoprotein (HDL or 'good' cholesterol) is said to be protective. Th...

Research on causes for falling helps develop preventive strategies

...ng a fluid on the walking surface. The researchers attached sensors to the feet, legs, hips, ankles and arms to analyse the walker's gait as he or she slips and recovers or falls. Researchers found that walking style changes with age and that older people are more likely to fall as they have poorer balance an...

Reviving the Immune System

...lab. Here, they're multiplied and mixed with beads attached to a protein. When the new cells are put back into the body, they're better able to attack foreign substances, like the cancer.Researchers say, "What we want to do is tilt the balance in favor of the immune system and away from the tumor or lymphoma....

Black tea said to lower cholesterol

Cholesterol is distributed in the body attached to proteins called lipoproteins. Studies suggest that high levels of HDL cholesterol reduce the risk of a heart attack, while high levels of LDL cholesterol increase the risk.// Possible health benefits are among several factors that have helped boo...

Plastic Sling Has Proved Successful In Improving Aging Of The Neck

...lastic surgery procedures. The sling is surgically attached under the skin and positioned from one earlobe to the other. The patients were assessed for three years following the procedure. Twelve months after the procedure, researchers report 99 of the 100 patients rated their satisfaction of appearance gre...

Snail venom Found To Ease Pain In Cancer Victims

...tery-operated pump implanted in their abdomens and attached to a catheter that delivered continuous medication or a dummy drug into fluid surrounding the spinal cord. Treatment lasted about 10 days; most patients were not hospitalized during that time. The infusions produced significant relief in patients w...

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