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New heart-healthy corn due in stores by 2007

A new breed of corn that mixes the conventional seed with a br...e oleic acid content climbs to 70 percent. The new breed still contains 10 percent saturated fat. The flavor from the new corn is said to be similar to con...

New breed of mice to live longer

Scientists had successfully created a new breed of mice that can reduce free radicals at the cellular level to extend life for themselves.// The reactive oxygen of the free radicals are known to damage cells and tissues that may lead to poor health and even death. The new research may be the firs...

Kidneys Can Be Transplanted From Animals Such As Pigs In Future

...deadly immune response. Attempts have been made to breed "safer" pigs but very little success has been reported so far. Patients given organs from these animals would still need their immune systems to be strongly depressed. Scientists are now working on how to trick the immune system from recognizing t...

The 'Mad Cow' Disease And Protein

...ed out on the brains of the autochthonous Pyrenees breed of cow will help to explain the operating mechanisms of the prions in bovine spongiform encephalopathy. This study, published in Brain Research, is an addition to the work of the Department of Pathological Histology and Anatomy at the University of...

Endemic Encephalitis in India can be controlled by early vaccination

...of Japanese Encephalitis Virus by mosquitoes which breed in water logged paddy fields in the monsoon seasons. The disease symptoms are characterized by fever, loss of consciousness and seizures and this years out-break has caused more than 764 child deaths in Uttar Pradesh. Compared to Uttar Pradesh the ...

Researchers finding link between malaria susceptibility and genetic makeup

...tors such as suitable conditions for mosquitoes to breed and survive as well as human behavior are likely to play major roles. "We need to determine what makes the difference between low-risk and high-risk households", Mackinnon says, "but whatever it is, it seems likely to be an easy target using tools ...

Dog (Man's best friend) Genome Sequenced

...cooperation of individual dog owners and breeders, breed clubs and veterinary schools in providing blood samples for genetic analysis and disease gene mapping," said Dr. Lindblad-Toh, who is the paper's first author. "Without their interest and help we could not be doing this work." Source: Eurekalert....

Nurse Practitioners Are Not Recognized By Medicare

... Australia's health system. She belongs to the new breed of nurses who are trained to attend to patients without the guidance of the doctors. She can order diagnostic tests such as X-rays, treat them for minor problems,// prescribe them drugs or refer them to a specialist. A lot of such health care worke...

Pet Dogs Also Require Exercise

... important to remember that even within a specific breed of a dog, the optimal weight can vary by 25% or more. 'Consult a veterinarian to find the correct weight-management program for your pet and for tips on how to get more exercise,' Corriveau said. Treadmills are trendy for people and pets, but peop...

Cholesterol mystery solved through research mice

...e Forest University School of Medicine developed a breed of research mice to decipher the complexities of cholesterol//. It studies how "good" cholesterol is used by the body to protect against heart attacks and strokes. According to John S. Parks, Ph.D., from Wake Forest University School of Medicine,...

Pigs have another utility: production of healthy oils!

...of Pittsburgh-led team has used gene technology to breed animals that produce fats. The animals of interes...nserted in them. // The result was creation of a breed of pigs that had the capability to produce compounds useful for the heart. According to researcher ...

Quick Recovery in Rodeo Athletes

...confirms the popular myth that Rodeo cowboys are a breed of their own. // In his research on whiplash injuries, Dr. Robert Ferrari, clinical professor at the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, has found that conducted the cultural expectations of injury and the way we treat them plays an impo...

Malaria Resistant Mosquitoes Could Help In Combating Malaria

A new breed of mosquitoes found in Mali in West Africa, which is said to be naturally resistant to malaria could be helpful in combating the disease, according to scientists//. A team including researchers from the University of Bamako in West Africa and three...

Plans Of Recruiting Pas From America Causes Displeasure In Scotland

...mong critics that the scheme it would create a new breed of health worker who was 'not a nurse, not quite a doctor but working on the functions of a senior house officer', which is a middle-grade physician. One consultant while stating his fears that the assistants would effectively be used as junior docto...

Flying Injection: Prevent the bite of disease

... lining is to take adequate precaution. Mosquitoes breed in stagnant water, so the key is to ensure that stagnant water in pools, drains, and gutters must be drained out, to obliterate the chance of mosquito breeding. Even flower pots can become a breeding ground for mosquitoes. It is best to wear appropri...

Reports Of Chikun Guniya In Few Maharashtra Districts

...ry them properly before filling them as mosquitoes breed in stagnant water. Source:PTI News...

Venereal Cancer in Dogs Transmitted by Contagious Cancer Cells

...a cancer in a single wolf or closely related Asian breed such as a husky or Shih Tzu between 200 and 2,500 years ago. The result of the study is published in Friday's issue of the journal Cell. Blood and tissue samples from 16 unrelated dogs on five continents were chosen for the study. It was found that...

Chikungunya Outbreak

... the disease at source, the mosquitoes continue to breed leading to long queues of patient’s suffering from the disease. Chikungunya fever is a viral disease transmitted to humans by the bite of infected mosquito Aedes aegypti (the yellow fever mosquito), a household container breeder and aggressive da...

A New Breed Of Mice Might Hold The Key For Depression Treatment

...the journal Nature Neuroscience, states that a new breed of mice, called ‘cheerful mouse’ might hold the key for treatment of// clinical depression. The researchers had explained that TREK-1 is a gene that might affect transmission of serotonin in the brain. They explained that serotonin is known to play...

Changing Food Habits: Fodder For Thought

... rising trend in childhood obesity producing a new breed of juvenile ‘jumbos’, while having its share of ‘tapeworms on diet’ in the form of the underprivileged among the dalits, the adivasis, the urban and the rural poor, who struggle for two square meals a day. Some hard truths that have emerged from th...

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