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Lowering Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

...tor. Aromatase inhibitors are drugs that block the conversion of precursor molecules. In the case of breast cancer, aromatase inhibitors block the conversion of precursor molecules into various types of estrogenic compounds. //In a new study, coordinated thr...

World's oldest turns 116 in Japan

...in 1887, when Japan was still in the throes of its conversion from samurai rule //to modern democracy, Kamato Hongo was recognized as the world's oldest living person by the Guinness Book of Records after an American woman -- Maude Farris-Luse -- died last March at the age of 115. Along with being the object ...

Prevention of Prostate Cancer

... for baldness. It works by stopping testosterone's conversion to DHT -- a more active form of the hormone. It is known that prostate cancer is a hormone-dependent cancer. DHT is more active and more potent in prostate cancer development. A study of more than 20,000 men showed finasteride decreased prostate can...

Preventing Prostate Cancer

... for baldness. It works by stopping testosterone’s conversion to DHT -- a more active form of the hormone. It is known that prostate cancer is a hormone-dependent cancer. DHT is more active and more potent in prostate cancer development. A study of more than 20,000 men showed finasteride decreased prostate can...

Prevention Of Prostate Cancer

... for baldness. It works by stopping testosterone’s conversion to DHT -- a more active form of the hormone. It is known that prostate cancer is a hormone-dependent cancer. DHT is more active and more potent in prostate cancer development. A study of more than 20,000 men showed finasteride decreased prostate can...

Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy

...une 24 in the journal Science say that that such a conversion "would improve air quality, health and climate"-es...ngineering Department) report that annually such a conversion could prevent millions of cases of respiratory illness and tens of thousands of hospitalizations and...

Commercialization of Biotech Discoveries, An Encouragement For Researchers

...Mahendra K Sanghi, President, Assocham, called for conversion of research into making of products that can generate wealth for the nation. He also said the sweat of scientists and research scholars should be converted into debt equity to make them entrepreneurs....

“Alcohol” To “Cancer”: I Hereby Invite You To Join Me At The Earlest

...prisingly, polyamines were found to facilitate the conversion of acetaldehyde into crotonaldehyde (CrA), an environmental pollutant that has been shown to cause cancer in animals. This chemical in turn altered DNA, which caused the normal cells to become malignant. If more studies are conducted, then, it may ...

Enzyme Responsible For Congenital Blindness

...aldehyde in a process called photo bleaching. This conversion is the first step in visual perception. Photo bleaching leaves the rhodopsin insensitive to light until the all trans retinaldehyde is converted, or "isomerized," back into 11 cis retinaldehyde, which completes the visual cycle. Scientists have for ...

Gold Nanoparticles: Agents For Noninvasive Cancer Therapy

...ermal agents causing cell injury and death through conversion of the strongly absorbed light to thermal energy. Gold nanoparticles are easily bio-conjugated and are potentially useful with a range of delivery vectors....

Passive Cigarette Smoking Increases Isoprostane Formation

... of 8-epi-PGF2a to the thromboxane (plasma, serum, conversion from exogenous precursor, 11-dehydro-TXB2) parameters (MDA, HHT- conversion) examined in these patients before. The findings, to be published in the journal Life Sciences (available online 13 September 2005) document a significant temporary incre...

Misdiagnosis of cataplexy

...adycardia, migraine, delayed sleep phase syndrome, conversion disorder, malingering and a chronic psychotic disorder. The author concludes that a more in-depth understanding of the classic features of cataplexy should improve recognition of this fascinating state. Improved cataplexy recognition will enhance t...

Protein Fragments Blocking Cures Alzheimer's Disease

...lzheimer's disease //that acts by inactivating the conversion of glucose into energy in Mitochondirial cells due to the protein fragments released from apoE. The apoE protein is found to be responsible for causing Alzheimer’s disease by not providing the glucose present in the brain to the neurons causing bra...

$2.4 Million Grant To Unravel The Mystery Of Language Recognition.

... Alzheimer’s disease and autism. The mechanism of conversion of sound waves into language is that fluctuations ...e are perceived in the ears but the second part of conversion is a multifarious task. This research will provide an insight of how the brain converts the sound ...

Hangover Can Now Be Cured By Eating A Toast With Honey

...r of the Consumer's Good Chemical Guide. It is the conversion of alcohol to acetaldehyde that causes headache, n...miting associated with hangover. Slow, progressive conversion of this toxic chemical to other forms reverses the effect. Drinking large amount of fluids can als...

Maternal Vitamin D Supplementation Promises Healthy Bones In Child

...years of age. Sunlight is very essential for the conversion of Vitamin D into a more active form that can be used by the human body. Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy or exposure of children to sunlight was found to result in a greater bone density among children. The research has been conducted at t...

Sodium Nitrate Destroys The Bacteria That Plugs The Air Passage In CF Patients

...nsion containing mucoid bacteria it results in the conversion of the mucus in to gaseous nitric oxide. This was reported online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The mucoid bacteria are killed because of the gaseous nitric oxide. Bacteria, which lack the mucA mutation, are not affected, but about 87% ...

Vitamin D May Help In Fight Against Tuberculosis

...me (Cyp27B1) and Vitamin D receptors, resulting in conversion of inactive form of the vitamin to active form. This dual activation induces cleavage of a preexistent protein to cathelicidin (a small peptide), capable of destroying TB bacilli in a test tube. This vitamin D production effect cannot take place wi...

Formula milk suffering due to commercial interests

...a protein should be based on a recognized nitrogen conversion factor. While the industry argues that using the lower nitrogen conversion factor would lead to a loss of some €80m (£55m; $96m) for the dairy industry in Europe alone, this i...

Pigs have another utility: production of healthy oils!

...eveloped animal. The gene - fat-1 - controls the conversion of more abundant omega-6 fats into the omega-3 form. The pigs if put in the food chain could have a great effect on human health. "First, the pigs could have better cardiovascular function and therefore live longer, which would limit livestock los...

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