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Potential New Cancer Gene Identified

...as a 90% survival rate if the tumor has not spread beyond the abdomen. Scientists have long known that the "myc" family of genes plays a prominent role in tumor formation, also called neoplastic transformation. The Hopkins team, focusing on c-myc, found that another gene called the HMG-I/Y gene is a key g...

More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies

...Usually it goes undetected till it is advanced and beyond cure. However a lot of awareness has been created about this condition and now men over the age of 40 years can be screened regularly to detect the cancer. One of the most promising "tumour markers" in medicine was developed over a decade ago to det...

General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy

...social ramifications of these hapless children are beyond words. One stumbling handicap in the surgical treatment of such children was the feasibility of administering General Anesthesia to these children. In many cases the anesthesia times ranged from 1 to 10 hours with procedures ranging from central li...

Controversial deal on public access of the human genome map

...pecific amount of information with no hang-up, but beyond which the academic must disclaim rights to use such information commercially. Commercial users will however have to pay for any information used. Researchers believe commercializing the information will heavily compromise scientific research....

Spirulina may be the next immune boost on the block

...to determine whether these dramatic effects extend beyond the laboratory." With such wonderful properties it is just a matter of time before it becomes the most sought after drug in our pharmacies. Are people queuing up already?...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

... fanned out through all means of communication and beyond a point fiction is taken for fact. People are scared to use under arm deo-sprays, shampoos, floor cleaners, cell-phones, microwave ovens, and electrical blankets when they read stories attributed to phony medical journals listing these products as po...

Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos

... the few available anti-AIDS drugs still very much beyond the affordability of the victims, a vaccine is being perceived as a welcome development. DBT and the Union Ministry of Health have already started a vaccine development project under the Indo-US initiative on HIV/AIDS....

George Bush pledges 200 million dollars for AIDS relief

...sheer number of those infected and dying is almost beyond comprehension," President Bush said at a Rose Garden appearance. UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, as well as several US officials including Secretary of State Colin Powell joined the President on the occasion. Ho...

Wrinkle cure

...u eat! Experts have now learned that other factors beyond genetics account for aging discrepancies - they may be diet and vitamin-related. A nutrition-poor diet, in particular one lacking in vitamins A, C, E and folic acid, is detrimental to skin. One of the most important vitamins to skin is also one of ...

Relating heart protection and antihypertensive drugs

...r alpha-blockers affected cardiovascular prognosis beyond their antihypertensive effects. However, they say their findings indicate the desirability of lowering blood pressure as much as possible to achieve the greatest reduction in cardiovascular complications. The team also specified that on average all...

Micro-camera provides new breast imaging technique

...the presence of cancerous cells before they spread beyond the ducts. Images are relayed to television screens from which doctors can evaluate cells for the presence of pre-malignant changes. If abnormalities are spotted, biopsy of the affected area can then take place. Doctors have speculated the new endos...

Cement injections linked to osteoporosis

...age in the lung area - caused by the cement moving beyond the area of the spine.But overall, the new treatment appears to be safe and effective. It's possible that the technique may be extended towards preventing vertebral fractures in the future. The cement can provide support for weakened vertebrae before...

Toddlers stressed out

...d not be under pressure to learn lessons that were beyond their reach, she said, but would be encouraged with basic skills such as speaking, say the experts....

Cirrhosis on the rise

...lear need for a comprehensive approach, across and beyond government, to address the consequences of problematic drinking. Public awareness needs to be raised that certain patterns of heavy drinking are potentially dangerous in producing culmulative damage to the liver." "Women are thought to be more susc...

Moderate alcohol consumption protects against dementia

...dementia. The adverse effect of excess alcohol is beyond question. Besides destroying the liver, several studies have shown that excessive drinking can be toxic to the brain. Alcoholics can end up with a shrunken brain, which is linked to dementia. There is even a medical condition called alcoholic dementi...

AIDS toll set to exceed Black Death

... living with AIDS will die, pushing the death toll beyond the 40 million killed// by the Black Death that ravaged Asia and Europe in the 14th century. The Black Death, or bubonic plague, was caused by a bacterium carried by rats. Infection spreads through rat flea bites. "Despite the impressive advances i...

Women's strong sense of smell

...actory superiority are not found in middle age and beyond (50-87 years), personality and semantic memory were found to be better predictors of odour identification, even when sex, age and education were taken into account." The tests were originally carried out on six subjects. They used benzaldehyde agai...

Heart Surgery Is Getting Safer for the Old

...art surgery for patients in their mid-eighties and beyond seems to dropping, making the procedure safe and advisable for the elderly.// According to Dr. Todd Rosengart, an associate professor of surgery at Southeastern University ,open heart surgery, if indicated, is safe and will improve quality of life i...

Calcium reduces colon cancer risk

...ts that adequate calcium in the diet has a benefit beyond building strong bones. This is important because a lot of people don't get it and there needs to be more stress on calcium....

No explanation on schizophrenia gene

...help the field go forward, he said. We need to go beyond diagnosis to find biophysical markers." This would enable more targeted, individualised, and evidence-based treatments. ...

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