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Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Paralysis Patients

...the last part of his prematurely snuffled out life bound to a wheelchair because his paralysis couldn't be cured. "Using the money provided by the late movie icon to improve the lot of paraplegics throughout the world, we have turned four ordinary people who faced a dismal future into supermen," said J. ...

The Long Wait ... Dying for Lack of Kidneys

...iling a massive increase in supply, trafficking is bound to continue, with the poor selling parts of themselves to the rich. Medical journal The Lancet says 66,000 kidneys were transplanted in 98 countries in 2005, or only 10 percent of the estimated need. Transplant tourism, the term often used for orga...

Vaccines On Your Plate

...apanese researchers say that the cholera vaccine bound within the rice can be stored at room temperature over long periods and is immune to digestion. They believe such rice vaccines could in future protect large populations against a wide range of infectious diseases....

Manmohan Singh to Meet UN Chief, Discuss Climate Change

...ts by 2012, has exempted developing countries, but bound them to opt for clean environment mechanisms. The Bush Administration is reportedly adamant that all key polluting countries, which includes China, India, Brazil, Mexico, and South Africa, all the members of outreach summit, would have to be involv...

World Environment Day (International Polar Year)

...s. Any interference or disruption in the latter is bound to affect humans, seriously. Visible changes are already having a deleterious impact on the biotic community. As global warming increases, negative consequences will also rise. USA, Russia, China, India and Brazil, are among some of the top 50 co...

Genetic Code That Helps Kill Colon Cancer Cells Identified

...he miR-34a gene was turned on by p53, and that p53 bound directly to the genetic material near miR-34a to promote its activation. This indicates that p53 controls miR-34a. When the researchers put miR-34a into colon cancer cells in further experiments, the found that it killed cells that contained p53, ...

Paris Hilton Turns to the Virgin Mary to Save Her from the Slammer

...piritual ploy to keep her out of jail. The jail bound socialite, who has to report to Los Angeles' Century Regional Detention Center by June 5, was spotted wearing a T-shirt featuring a picture of the Virgin Mary. In the past few days Paris has been spotted holding a Bible, visiting a Buddhist booksho...

Scientists Identify New Breast Cancer Gene

...c types of the ubiquitin protein, which is tightly bound to DNA. Since BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations account for less than 50 per cent of inherited breast cancer, boffins are of the opinion that the Rap80 gene is a candidate to investigate as another breast cancer disease gene in families that though have a ...

Myths About Melanoma Could Lead to Delayed Diagnosis and Treatment

... be smaller). However, like all rules, there are bound to be exceptions. Numerous studies show that not all melanomas follow the ABCD rule. One study published in the May 2003 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD) examined a specific type of melanoma known as nodular melanoma...

Scientists Equip Bacteria With Custom Chemo-Navigational System

...oswitch,' a segment of RNA that changes shape when bound to certain small target molecules, which can then turn genes on or off. Dr. Gallivan and Topp believe that the riboswitch can be used to equip other types of self-propelled bacteria with 'chemo-navigation' systems to move them toward desired targets....

Low Test Scores Of Children Linked To Their Date Of Conception

...at children conceived from May through August were bound to perform worse than their peers in examinations. The researchers linked standardized test scores of 1,667,391 Indiana students in grades 3 through 10 with the month in which each student had been conceived. The report presented at the Pediatri...

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, Holds the Ladle, is Not to Be Blamed If the Child Isnt in Fine Fettle

...often the case in disengaged fathers, children are bound to be overweight with no tabs on their lifestyle. A study of 5000 youngsters revealed that dads who got involved with child management had kids with lower BMI. A mothers parenting style did not do much to address issues of weight in children, acc...

Novel Technology to Locate and Treat Tumors

...pHLIP molecule has three states: soluble in water, bound to the surface of a membrane, and inserted across the membrane as an alpha-helix. Under normal tissue conditions of neutral pH, the water-soluble form is favored. At acidic pH, the transmembrane alpha-helix predominates. An earlier paper from the s...

New Clues for Treatment of Disease That Causes Accelerated Aging

... nuclear membrane. Normally the portion of lamin A bound to the guide molecule gets cut off at this point, freeing the rest of lamin A to become part of the nearby meshwork where it belongs. In most patients with progeria, though, the spot in lamin A where the guide molecule gets clipped off is erroneous...

Fertility Rates Felled By Diabetes

...sperm damage was found in Type 2 Diabetes. This is bound to worry health professionals as rates of Diabetes Type 2 are soaring like never before. Says study author Dr Ishola Agbaje: "Diabetes will affect many more men prior to and during their reproductive years." He added that up to one in six co...

First Bacterial Genome Transplantation Changing One Species to Another

...oides LC chromosome. Two sets of antibodies that bound specifically to cell surface proteins from each cell were reacted with transplant cells, to demonstrate that the membrane proteins switch to those dictated by the transplanted chromosome not the recipient cell chromosome. The new, transformed organis...

Researchers Devise New Compound to Treat Fungal Infections

...tase, researchers generated crystals of the enzyme bound to tRNA in the presence of AN2690 and examined them with high-intensity X-ray source. Researchers found that AN2690 stuck in the editing site of the enzyme where it made a very strong bond to the end of the tRNA, trapping it on the enzyme. This sto...

Parents are More Concerned on What Their Kids Watch

...lar proportion supported government regulations to bound TV content during early evening hours. Minority parents such as Black and Latino parents, were the most concerned. With black and Latino parents more concerned than white parents about sexual content, violence and language, the report, Parents, Chi...

Nanoparticle in the Treatment of Glaucoma

...reated a specialized cerium oxide nanoparticle and bound it with a compound that has been shown to block the activity of an enzyme (hCAII) believed to play a central role in causing glaucoma. The disease involves abnormally high pressure of the fluid inside the eye, which, if left untreated, can result i...

Australia is Shamed by an Inquiry Report on Child Sexual Abuse in Aboriginal Communities

...rt said. ``Teenagers no longer saw themselves as bound by the old values and many viewed the modern world as lawless,'' the report cited as the crux of the problem. Similarly, it also reported that the victims often became the perpetrators in future. ``It is shocking but not surprising,'' said Warren M...

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