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PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION GENE DISCOVERED

...he inherited form of the disease takes us one step closer to understanding its causes and provides essential information that should lead to the design of more effective therapies for this devastating condition. More information about Primary Pulmonary Hypertension is available on the NHLBI Web site at www....

Ticks may cause more diseases

...proof, the authors say, these arthropods deserve a closer investigation....

Human gene number increases

...enes are genuine, an estimate of 42,000 or more is closer to the mark. According to the researchers, gene-prediction algorithms are at fault, rather than the underlying sequence itself. Cooke says that computational methods, which look for similarities to known gene sequences, are difficult to get right. T...

Triglycerides Linked To Stroke Risk

...e. The findings should encourage physicians to pay closer attention to triglyceride levels.// More effective screening and detection of high blood triglycerides and treatments to modify this stroke risk factor could further reduce the stroke burdens. Doctors have learned that drugs that lower blood fats c...

Gene Therapy For Cystic Fibrosis

...e is no cure.// New research is moving us slightly closer to a treatment for cystic fibrosis that modifies the abnormal gene that causes the disease. Working with mice, scientists have restored key chemicals in cells to levels that should ease symptoms of the fatal disease. Still, it's too early to know w...

Artificial lenses- Boon to cataract patients

...e overlap increases, allowing patients to focus on closer objects.Millions of people are given artificial le...the lenses increases, allowing the eye to focus on closer objects.When the muscles contract, pulling on the rim of the implant, the lenses spring back out aga...

Dental x-rays to prognosticate heart attacks

...idence of diabetes. "Results of this study move us closer to the use of panoramic dental radiographs as a screening tool for all cardiovascular disease," said Laurie Carter, D.D.S., Ph.D., UB associate professor of oral diagnostic sciences and lead author on the study. Dr. Carter revealed that panoramic de...

Medications linked to xerostomia and caries

...liminary results show we definitely need to take a closer look.” He hopes extended research will allow researchers to compare caries in patients with different levels of clinical severity of asthma as well as patients in different geographic and socioeconomic environments.Dr. Salinas notes that children wi...

Leptin connected to obesity blood clots

...archers at the University of Michigan are one step closer to understanding why. They have turned the spotlight on the role of the hormone leptin in making the blood clot more easily. Experiments with mice have shown that leptin-deficient mice have clotting times twice as long as normal mice. And mice with...

Breast cancer risk doubles by high sex hormone levels

...ncer were not different in women who donated blood closer in time to diagnosis, indicating higher hormone levels in these women were not a preclinical finding. In each of the nine cohorts included in the analysis, women who donated blood were followed for an average of 2 to 10years. During that time 763 w...

Breast cancer risk seen in twins

... twin who develops breast cancer will benefit from closer monitoring to address her enhanced risk. It also focuses future research efforts onto looking for the genes underlying breast cancer . Hence a combination of genes is more likely to be responsible for many diseases....

Effective therapy for Huntington's disease

...archers at the University of Texas may be one step closer to a treatment, according to experiments on mice with HD. The mice were treated with a bile acid known as tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA), which is produced naturally in the liver. This compound is unusual in being able to penetrate the blood-bra...

Suicide reduced by anti-depressants

...sants do, but its the family doctors who by paying closer attention to peoples psychological stress, help treat them. There has been an increasing role of general practitioners in recognising symptoms of depression and responding to them. With data collected from Australian Bureau of Statistics and IMS Heal...

Eat Like a Greek for Good Health

...f wine -- lived longer than those who did not."The closer you are to adhering to this diet, the more likely you are to live longer," said Dr. Dimitrios Trichopoulos, a professor of cancer prevention and epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health.// As far back as the 1960s, scientists found low ra...

Different Sun Rays, Different Damage

... summer month, at higher altitudes, and as you get closer to the equator. Less harmful are UVA rays, which are longer-wavelength rays that can damage the skin's connective tissue, leading to premature aging as well as playing a role in causing skin cancer. UVA rays, the type used in tanning salons, also in...

Spinal Cord Patients Walk Again

...h in Philadelphia brings paralyzed people a little closer to a normal life. With the push of a button, something amazing happens to Les Kirk.Instead of us doing it by our brain, it’s being done by a computer.Kirk has an implanted receiver with an external antenna. //Wires connect the electrodes located on h...

Early Detection of Lung Cancer

Health officials may be one step closer to a widespread screening policy aimed at detecting lung cancer in its earliest and most treatable phase.// If further studies confirm findings from Italian researchers, doctors may one day use a combination of spiral computed tomography and positro...

Sage Improves Memory

... sage research, are encouraging scientists to look closer at sage as a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Many of the current Alzheimer's drugs on the market, such as donepezil, have unpleasant side effects on patients such as diarrhea, nausea, trouble sleeping and dizziness. Researchers say no ad...

SARS research confirms link to animals

...ew study is important because it moves researchers closer to finding the original source of the virus.He said the study also suggests that Chinese officials should not allow selling of civet cats and similar animals for food without first checking them for the presence of the coronavirus....

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...h diverged about 87 million years ago, making mice closer to humans in time. "We are much closer to the dog than to the mouse in terms of our gene content and structure," said researchers. "But if ...

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