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A Porcine Dolly

...ice or men. But cause for concern comes from their close relation to other type C retroviruses that cause leukemia in various species -- and from the fact that another type of retrovirus, harmless in its original host species, causes AIDS in humans. Every cell in a pig's body carries some 50 copies of PERV...

Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap

...by Cipla. Another argument is that counseling and close monitoring of medication is equally important, at least in the developing world, where treatment for many AIDS patients is still only a dream. But for the hapless HIV positive victims this news will surely bring some cheer that there is still some c...

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

...transfer by Chiron Corp. The vaccine is said to be close to being subjected to human trials. The Managing Director of Shanta Biotechnics (one of the favourites for the collaboration), Mr K. Varaprasada Reddy, confirmed that his company had detailed discussions with Chiron Corp. ``We are willing to take up...

Liver donors can thrive after transplant

...re generally limited to family members, spouses or close friends. While an exact genetic match between donor and recipient isn't required, blood type must be matching. Dr. Elizabeth Pomfret, director of live donor liver transplantation at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts and he...

The flip side of AIDS cocktails – HAART regime damages live

... would be to single out those patients who require close monitoring....

Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research

...ngs simply suggest that comfortable relationships, close friends included, have a soothing effect on blood pressure. Effects of short-term changes in blood pressure of a person are still unclear but Dr. Gump said that it is possible that over time, temporary flare-ups in blood pressure may take a toll on ...

Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries

...y the AIDS virus. The decision by the Pfizer comes close on the heels of the South African Government winning a landmark case against pharmaceutical companies. In an announcement on Wednesday Pfizer said AIDS related antifungal drug Diflucan will be given free of cost to battle HIV through a programe to b...

Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries

...y the AIDS virus. The decision by the Pfizer comes close on the heels of the South African Government winning a landmark case against pharmaceutical companies. In an announcement on Wednesday Pfizer said AIDS related antifungal drug Diflucan will be given free of cost to battle HIV through a programe to b...

Hormone replacement Therapy a headache

... increased risk dropped quite rapidly," she said.A close watch on women taking hormone replacement therapy is recommended to counteract harmful effects....

Prevention is better than cure

...pared to adults, one reason being that they are in close contact with one another (for example, in school). Also, the resistance power of a child is low as compared to an adult. Cigarette smokers tend to have more severe colds than non-smokers and are more likely to suffer serious complications such as br...

Alzheimer cure

... mice aged. What's more, infusing NGF into areas close to the vulnerable cells reversed the damage. A gene therapy trial in humans, where NGF is being delivered to the basal forebrain, is already underway - to show whether the treatment is safe. If the mice results are anything to go by, the clinical tri...

Tracing oesophagal cancer

...ds. But it is hard for doctors to know which gland close to the oesophagus are affected by the cancer.// Researchers at the University of Newcastle, funded by the UK's Cancer Research Campaign, have used a dye and a radioactive tracer to track the progress of the cancer cells through the lymph glands. Th...

Uncovering a gene for oesophagal cancer

Scientists are close to uncovering a gene that may influence the risk of oesophagal cancer. A family in Liverpool, England, is helping Cancer Research Campaign scientists learn more of the genetic basis of cancer of the oesophagus. Twenty one members of this family have ...

Statins reduce heart attacks

...ed diets and more exercise -- will help reduce the close to 1.1 million heart attacks and half a million deaths attributed to heart disease each year. // The aim is to reduce levels of LDL cholesterol, the so-called bad cholesterol, especially in people with heart disease, diabetes, or multiple risk fac...

Health at heights

...ufferer loses consciousness, their breathing comes close to stopping and the pulse is extremely weak. It can be prevented by wearing many layers of clothing, drinking plenty of fluids and hot drinks (but not alcohol) and keeping well nourished.Maintaining movement to keep circulation up is also advised. ...

Birds breed viruses

... retailed outlets .2.Chicken stalls and markets in close proximity to the living and playing areas of a great majority of the housing estates 3.No central slaughtering facility for chickens, and the practice of slaughtering chickens at the retailed outlets is highly unsatisfactory....

Music aids in curing dementia

...n and sometimes their emotion is very raw and very close to the surface. "One would hope so because it is not involving high tech equipment or very expensive or toxic drugs."...

Inadequate Drug Treatment For Youth

...he number and types of drugs the person abuses. To close the treatment gap, the government, health-care providers and insurance companies must address funding, insurance coverage, capacity and the stigma associated with seeking help for drug addictions....

Find a partner

... to confiding in their husbands.Having a wife as a close friend might help to explain why married men are able to deal with stress better and are therefore less likely to suffer from heart attacks or strokes....

Senior drug card saves little

...uying retail. The savings were more significant -- close to twice as much -- in a rural area in Georgia. The savings also were more significant for generic drugs. Drug discount programs charged an average 37 percent less than retail for generics. However, the price of generic versions are much lower to b...

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