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Biotechnology on the lead

...of toxins called the botulinum toxins. They're the causative agents of the condition we know as botulism, which normally occurs in humans from contaminated foods."However, this is a toxin that really is one of the most lethal toxins known to man, that could be used as a biowarfare or a bioterrorism agent. "W...

Hope for individuals suffering from Chagas disease

...ic parasites that includes Trypanosoma cruzi — the causative agent of Chagas disease renowned for their capacity to evade the human immune system. Trypanosoma cruzi usually enters humans, when they are bitten by insects called assassin bugs. The disease is also transmitted through blood transfusions, and from ...

Malignant Mesothelioma – A New Genetic Revelatio

...easing in frequency throughout the world. The main causative agents for the development of Malignant mesothelio...irus, simian virus 40 (SV40) is also found to be a causative agent for development of this tumor. Many people with malignant mesothelioma have worked or lived i...

Malignant Mesothelioma – A New Genetic Revelation

...easing in frequency throughout the world. The main causative agents for the development of Malignant mesothelio...irus, simian virus 40 (SV40) is also found to be a causative agent for development of this tumor. Many people with malignant mesothelioma have worked or lived i...

Airlines Pilot At Heightened Risk Of Having Cataracts

...g habits, indicates that cosmic radiation may be a causative factor in nuclear cataracts among commercial airline pilots,” the authors had concluded. Source: Newswise...

New Virus Held Responsible For Respiratory Infection In Children

...onaviruses, and human metapneumovirus. However the causative organisms have been identified in only about 12 to 39 % of the cases. In a similar study conducted on patients with unspecified upper respiratory tract infection, acute bronchitis, sinus infections and pneumonia, the identification rate was only 39%...

Helicobacter pylori Antibiotic Treatment of Peptic Ulcer May not Prevent Gastric lymphomas

...ide from gastritis and ulcers, H. pylori is also a causative agent of gastric lymphoma, specifically gastric B cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT). While antibiotic treatment eradicates the bacteria and promotes tumor regression, the effects of re-infection on disease are more severe. Dr...

Genetic Eye Disorder Can Have Other Implications

...s looked at the patients’ DNA to try to identify a causative gene. All 9 patients with the syndrome (dubbed Bosley-Salih-Alorainy syndrome, or BSAS, after the Saudi discoverers) had horizontal gaze abnormalities. Eight were profoundly deaf, 3 had external ear defects, 7 had delayed motor development, and 2 me...

Mineral Oil exposure increases risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ng occupational exposure to mineraloil. The exact causative factor rheumatiod factor remains unestablished. However, a number of genetic, hormonal factors and environmental fcators have been help responsible to a certain degree. It is an autoimmune disorder, characterised by malfunctioning of the immune syste...

Mineral Oil exposure increases risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ng occupational exposure to mineraloil. The exact causative factor rheumatiod factor remains unestablished. However, a number of genetic, hormonal factors and environmental fcators have been help responsible to a certain degree. It is an autoimmune disorder, characterised by malfunctioning of the immune syste...

Guidelines for treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis formulated

...ral genetic and environmental factors have been as causative factors for the disorder. // The onset of the condition typically occurs before the age of 16. There is no satisfactory treatment available. However, targeted treatment has been shown to improve symptoms significantly. The five most common types of...

The Polymicrobial Nature Of Diabetic Foot Infections

...ot infections, one should consider the spectrum of causative organisms, their resistant patterns, efficacy, and safety. Awareness of the causative organisms in diabetic foot infections and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern is essential fo...

Citrinin, a fungal toxin, induces apoptosis via mitochondrial pathway

...rious mammalian cells. CTN has been suggested as a causative factor in renal disease among poultry, pigs, dogs and rats. Many fungal toxins, including ochratoxin A, trichothecene, fumonisin B1, are known to trigger cellular apoptosis, which is a highly regulated cellular process, essential for normal developm...

Cannabis exerts protective effect against cancer

... colon and rectal cancer; all of which have strong causative links to smoking. "While both tobacco and cannabis smoke have similar properties chemically, their pharmacological activities differ greatly," Melamede said. He added that in laboratory rats the THC in pot actually "exerts a protective effect", while...

Cervical Cancer Can Now Be Better Handled With Gene Silencing Therapy

...with the human papilloma virus is regarded to be a causative factor in cervical cancer as it results in the over-production of two viral cancer-causing genes called E6 and E7. The researchers were successful in killing the cervical cancer cells by turning of the production of these genes in cancer cells. Furt...

One Third Of All Cancers Preventable!

... vegetables stand second and third respectively as causative factor of cancers. Overweight and obesity, physical inactivity, unsafe sexual practices, air pollution due to the growing industrialization/ urbanization, smoke from domestic use of coal and contaminated health-care injections are the other preventa...

Most Smokers Continue To Smoke Despite Developing Cancer

Smoking has been implicated as a causative factor in many different forms of cancer. Smoking is linked to many primary diseases, such as cancer and respiratory diseases // . For example, 1/3rd of all bladder cancers are caused due to smoking. Several attempts are being taken by members of the...

Biovac, Hepatitis A Vaccine Marketed By Wockhardt

...to be taken to curb the spread of the disease. The causative agent is a virus which has an incubation period of almost a month and spreads to humans through feco-oral route damaging the liver. The strain (H-2) used for the preparation of the vaccine is been marked as Biovac and will be available in India ci...

The Unpredictable Face Of Science

...t deficiency of Vitamin D (sun) is thought to be a causative agent of other cancers, heart diseases and illness resting due to reduced intake of sunlight. Sun’s ultraviolet radiation provides vitamin D and lack of it results in colon and breast cancer. Vitamin D deficiency is also related to schizophrenia...

Rise in the death rates among the British due to alcohol intake.

...r Leon and Dr McCambridge said that the though the causative agents of liver cirrhosis are many the main culprit is alcohol. World Health Organization database shows that in 1950s, England and Wales had very low rates of liver cirrhosis deaths 3.4 per 100,000 (men) each year and 2.2 (women). In Scotland 8.2 (m...

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