Tag: "attains" at medical news
Ontario Unprepared To Deal With Flu Pandemic
... will become far more deadly after it mutates, and attains
the capability of being transmitted from one human being to another. A global pandemic of the disease may well result in several million causalities. The flu pandemic may also result in secondary pneumonias breaking out. The lab system of Ontario whi...
Switzerland to stock bird flu vaccine
...se contact with the infected birds. If the virus attains
the ability to transmit from human to human, experts dread that it can give rise to a global epidemic of flu that could take millions of lives. Other companies in the race to develop pandemic H5N1 vaccines are Sanofi-Aventis, Novartis AG and Baxter...
Linkage Between HIV and TB
...ntracting tuberculosis and hence, prevention of TB attains
paramount importance. TB can be completely cured by taking DOTS regularly which is made available by the Government free of cost across the country. The HIV positive people are advised to undertake tests for tuberculosis periodically so that they m...
Drugs may Help Turn on Gene Switched Off in Cancer
...ing inhibitor drugs, it was turned on. The finding attains
significance because many times cancers occur when genes that control growth are turned off. The researcher though concede that new drugs need to be developed to be more effective in reactivating this gene in cancer cells, they insist that their fi...
Boffins Develop New Technique to Hunt Illness-causing Mutants in Non-gene DNA
...y of Utah, as saying. He says that the new method attains
significance as it "makes it practical to do this for a vast amount of the total genome." Sen Wu, a postdoctoral fellow in human genetics at the University of Utah, says human diseases were studied in mice, "we want to know the function of every piec...
Hairy Boy Bets on Laser Treatment for Cure
... hair might automatically drop out when Prithviraj attains
puberty or become hard in which case laser would be useful," Naik told IANS. "We will of course do a hormonal assay before deciding the course of action." Despite his unusual problem, Prithviraj has been doing consistently well in his studies. Wh...