Tag: "clumping" at medical news
Scientists Discover How HIV Escapes Cells
...xosomal cargoes. Upon removal of the tethers or clumping
signals from Gag, it could no longer get out of th... were replaced with synthetic membrane anchors and clumping
domains, Gag regained its ability to get out of cells in exosomes. Gould believes that cells migh...
Anaesthetics may Cause Brain Disorder in Elderly
...rain disorder. These anaesthetics encourage the clumping
of proteins in the brain that cause Alzheimer's, a...xposure to halothane was enough to trigger protein clumping
similar to that seen in people with Alzheimer's, says the study that involved animals and laboratory...
Naturally Occurring Enzyme Can Break Down Key Part of Alzheimer's Plaques
...thinking up until now had been that Abeta might be clumping
together so tightly that the fibrils were indestructible." In a new study, appearing October 25 in The Journal of Neuroscience, Lee's group found that disabling the mouse gene for MMP-9 increased levels of Abeta in the spaces between brain cells. T...
Carbon Monoxide May Prevent Pre-Eclampsia
...ell injury and death, such as condensation of DNA, clumping
of nuclei, and separation of cells from the rest of the tissue. These studies have delineated possible mechanisms behind smoking's protective effects on pre-eclampsia and identified carbon monoxide as a possible treatment modality. The use of carbon...
Risk Of Death Increases With Sudden Withdrawal Of Medications
...h aspirin to help keep platelets in the blood from clumping
and leading to the formation of blood clots. Thienopyridines include the drugs clopidogrel and ticlopidine. Blood clots can obstruct a coronary artery, causing a heart attack. Several studies have confirmed the benefits of DES in preventing resten...
New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging
...t with water. It also keeps the nanoparticles from clumping
and behaving erratically. ‘The M&M analogy is really a great one because it says you can put things on the outside and you can have something on the inside,’ Watkin said. ‘And in the case of gadolinium oxide, it's really a metallic ion.’ Watkin ...
Low-dose Aspirin Benefits Both Sexes
...yl salicylic acid a day, resulted in prevention of clumping
together of platelets – the clot-forming cells. C...y the failure of aspirin to prevent platelets from clumping
together and forming blood clots in women. "Women are clearly benefiting from taking aspirin and s...
Treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia Using Gene Therapy.
... vessels is restricted and this results in piling, clumping
inside the vessels. This eventually blocks the vessels leading to stroke, pain, infection and organ damage. This disease is very much prevalent among the Africans, Mediterranean, Indian or Middle Eastern individuals. At present the treatment is tha...
Comparison between warfarin and aspirin
...prevents blood clotting by stopping platelets from clumping
together, while warfarin acts on the levels of blood clotting proteins. So both are known to help prevent blood clots in the brain that lead to strokes. Till date, it has been thought that warfarin is more effective at preventing stroke, but causes m...