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Beehives to curb caries

...olis on their hind legs and carry it back to their colony where it is combined with beeswax and salivary sec...ibacterial and antifungal effects that protect the colony against disease. It has been shown to kill Bacillus larvae, a bacterial disease that attacks bees. ...

Stem Cells Have Few Mutations

...etion mutation seems to increase in frequency as a colony of stem cells ages.``These events accumulate as one maintains these cells in culture,'' he said. Larry Goldstein, a cell biologist at the University of California, San Diego, said the finding that mutations accumulate in a cell culture suggests tha...

Beehives to curb dental caries

...olis on their hind legs and carry it back to their colony where it is combined with beeswax and salivary sec...ibacterial and antifungal effects that protect the colony against disease. It has been shown to kill Bacillus larvae, a bacterial disease that attacks bees. ...

New remedy for those suffering from Crohn's disease

...ed GM-CSF, which stands for granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor and also known as Leukine, stimulates the immune system instead of suppressing it. Dr. Dieckgraefe claims that 80 per cent of people showed relief from symptoms while 53 per cent treated went into remission. GM-CSF is given by self...

High-Dosage of Epirubicin and Cyclophosphamide may cause AML

...her factors such as age, radiotherapy, granulocyte colony stimulating factor and tamoxifen were not independently associated with AML/MDS. Patients taking more than the standard cumulative dose of epirubicin was found to have an increased relative risk of 6.80. The standard dose of epirubicin was found to ...

PHC Doctors Tricked Tribal Women To Undergo Sterilization

...anizations. Shobha Dehri, a resident of Paharia colony in Dumka, about 450 km from state captial Ranchi, was operated in a Primary Health Centre a fortnight ago by doctors who had a target to meet, local reports said here Thursday. She was reportedly enticed with money to undergo the operation. Sh...

Delayed Start By Niger On Culling Of Poultry

...order with Nigeria. The semi-desert former French colony ordered the culling of all poultry in affected areas on February 28, the day after an outbreak of H5N1 was confirmed. It has now appealed for international help, as it lacked the resources to do the job. The state radio reported that the security fo...

Nepali Rhesus May be Used as an Alternate for HIV/AIDS Research

...ing facility is now under construction. A breeding colony is expected to be established within 12 months. ...use we will establish the self-sustaining breeding colony with a relatively small number of animals that will be acquired from areas of known human-monkey con...

Protein Involved In Embryo Formation Found In Malignant Cells

...melanoma cell invasiveness, as well as cancer cell colony formation and tumor-forming ability. Strikingly, nodal inhibition promoted the reversion of these cells toward a normal skin cell type. Like embryonic stem cells, malignant tumor cells similarly receive and send molecular cues during development that...

Breeding success by delving into the honey bee sex gene

...system works fine in nature, where it prevents the colony from wasting precious energy and resources on abno... csd allele. If too many sterile males result, the colony may die out. "If we know more details about how many alleles there are and what their frequencies a...

US Citizens Told To Stockpile For Bird Flu Outbreak

...0,000 registered US citizens in the former British colony urging them to prepare the stockpiles ahead of the coming winter flu season. It suggests stockpiling 4.5 litres of water per person per day and to prepare water purification equipment in case of "complete infrastructure breakdown", the South China ...

MIT Creates 3-D Scaffold for Growing Stem Cells

...le. The researchers were able to grow a healthy colony of adult mouse stem cells on the three-dimensional scaffold without the drawbacks of two-dimensional systems. In addition to helping researchers get a more accurate picture of how cells grow and behave in the body, the new synthetic structure can ...

A ‘Good Samaritan’ to the Aid of Lepes

...from Hong Kong, decided one day to live in a leper colony and offer free care to people there. That momentou...ing that she intends to take care of another leper colony in Zhaoqing, where conditions are worse than in Tanshan. As the New Year begins, the candle burns ...

Hong Kong on Bird Flu Alert

... crossed the species barrier in the former British colony and infected 18 people, of which six died. Source-IANS...

Hong Kong to Charge More Birth Fee on Chinese Women

...utomatic citizenship in the wealthy former British colony and entitlement to free schooling, medical benefit...pital bills were settled. Hong Kong was a British colony for 156 years before reverting to Chinese rule in 1997 under a ‘one country, two systems’ arrangemen...

Potential for Adult Stem Cells to Repair Hearts Damaged Investigated

...n) of a commercially produced protein (granulocyte colony stimulating factor). The protein helps to release CD34+ stem cells (also known as endothelial progenitor cells) from a subject’s bone marrow into the bloodstream. Then, investigators use a cell separation system, similar to the automated systems th...

Unknown Sickness Kills US Honeybees

...ot found around the hive or outside. 2. The bee colony appears normal from outside but a few adult bees a...e. 3. In the infected colonies, the weekend bee colony is not being touched by bees from other colonies. According to Diana Cox-Foster, a Penn State ento...

Biochemical Chip Solves Cell-mating Puzzle

...tional biology lab dish that's filled with a large colony of cells." The microfluidic chip was invented and patented by a team that included Levchenko and Paliwal, who teamed up with Alex Groisman, a physicist from the University of California, San Diego. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

Honey to the Rescue-From Superbugs

... 'Medihoney' by extracting honey from a particular colony of bees and then sterilizing it. It was then combined with seaweed, which is said to draw out and absorb harmful bacteria. This was then placed on a dressing and used to treat wounds, especially those resulting from heart operations. The doctor...

Scientists Explore Ways to Lure Viruses to Their Death

... phi-6 would fair if they mixed viral traps into a colony of normal Pseudomonas hosts. They predicted that the more virus traps the scientists added, the more the virus population would shrink. Above a threshold of traps, the viruses would not be able replace their lost numbers, and they would disappear com...

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