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Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

...mune signatures of each of the human breast cancer cases nearly matched that of mice. Dr. Epstein says that all cases showed a suppression of CD83 and CD28, two genes that affect activation of immune cells, and over-pr...

Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level

Dengue cases in affluent Singapore have reached 'epidemic' leve...d Tuesday said. The Ministry of Health said 381 cases were reported between June 24 and 30, above the 'epidemic threshold' of 378 cases per week. Dengue...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...main reason behind the spread of this disease. The cases are not made public because of fear of social boyc...g at the situation, one can say that number of HIV cases will rise in future. A lot of people work outside and they keep shifting their base. They come in co...

UK Army Personnel Involved in Iraqi Invasion Not at Risk from Depleted Uranium

...om absorption of naturally occurring uranium. In cases where higher levels were found, these were within the normal range for naturally occurring uranium, when re-analyzed. The findings should help to allay fears about the health of military personnel exposed to radioactive depleted uranium, say the au...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...in a telephone interview. Health insurance in most cases doesnt cover adequate treatment. Corporations used to cover employees treatments, and now they no longer do. Alcohol abuse and dependence remain highly prevalent and disabling, the authors conclude. Persistent low treatment rates given the availab...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...es into the fall. In 2004, there were 2539 human cases of WNV disease reported, including 100 deaths. Amo...e being transferred through breast feed. In many cases there are no symptoms other than fever. In other cases Symptoms include fever, headache, tiredness, ...

Swans Checked in France for Deadly Bird Flu Virus

...ne 24 France stepped up surveillance after several cases of the H5N1 virus were discovered in Germany and the Czech Republic. In accordance with EU norms, a one kilometre (0.6 mile) exclusion zone has been established around the Assenoncourt lake, as well as a wider 15 kilometre 'observation' zone....

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...e hotspot in the nation, reporting close to 40 new cases as of Wednesday. The National Environment Agency...on infectious diseases, the number of dengue fever cases recorded in the city-state last week rose to 381, exceeding 378 infections in a week the government...

Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials

...a dynamic process of immune response that, in many cases may keep the tumor in check and enhance the effectiveness of subsequent therapies, Schlom said. About Therapeutic Cancer VaccinesUnlike preventative vaccines, like those that protect against human papillomavirus or the flu, therapeutic cancer vacci...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...arhus University Hospital studied more than 21,000 cases of suicide in Denmark between 1981 and 1997. They ...ide suffer from the condition, with roughly 75 new cases diagnosed every day, according to Britain's National Society for Epilepsy. ``Uncontrolled seizures...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...h. Surgeries were not frequent and there have been cases when the critical have been airlifted to nearby bases, crew members said....

Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis

...tice claims data and found that 68% of malpractice cases against pediatricians were withdrawn or dismissed. Only 5% of malpractice suits against pediatricians went to trial, and of these 4 out of 5 were found in favor of the pediatrician. During the 20-year period, 214,226 closed malpractice claims were ...

Lab Tests Throw Up New Path for Parkinson's

...speech and movement. In approximately one third of cases it also results in dementia. The disease affects at least one percent of people over the age of 65. Dopamine, which helps direct movement, is provided in a part of the brain called the substantia nigra. Attempts to treat Parkinson's have focussed...

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

...fort to limit the cacophony. The new one in many cases leaves it up to an inspector to determine if noise...lice agents who are implementing the rules in some cases will have devices with which they can measure the vibrating noise typical of a techno music blowout....

France Steps Up Vigilance After Bird Flu Outbreak

... France had stepped up surveillance after several cases of the H5N1 virus were discovered in Germany and t.... The World Health Organization has reported 317 cases of bird flu in humans, of which 191 resulted in death, according to its June 29 tally. Indonesia, Vi...

Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation

...n type of human malignancy with over 1 million new cases in the USA each year. Mutations in the p53 tumor suppressor gene have been implicated in tumor formation: some give rise to a loss-of-function whereas the majority of mutations result in a gain-of-function. In the first of these two studies, Denn...

Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report

...hild (SPARC), in its annual report has stated that cases of child abuse are on the rise in Pakistan , and states that around four children are sexually abused in the country everyday. Jahanzeb Khan, regional manager of SPARC speaking at the launch of the annual report titled The State of Pakistans Childr...

Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany

German authorities on Thursday reported 38 new cases of the feared H5N1 strain of bird flu which can ki...alt is the fourth of Germany's 16 states to report cases of H5N1 bird flu since late last month, when it struck down six wild birds in the southern city of N...

New Asthma Gene Identified

...hers structured their investigation to ensure that cases of childhood asthma were matched to children without disease from the same geographical areas. The team of scientists, including Liming Liang, a U-M doctoral student in Abecasis' lab and co-first author on the paper, compared the genetic makeup of 9...

Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend

...Boston, felt it was one of the most horrific abuse cases they have seen, according to police. State and local police officers were tipped off that the two fugitives were planning to drive back into New Bedford after their names and photos were posted on the Massachusetts State Police most wanted list, po...

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