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Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

...Kline Beecham and the University of Cambridge have created mice with a human protein known as Uncoupling Protein 3 (UCP3) that increases their metabolism.In what is every dieter's dream, the mice were able to eat more than normal mice but still weigh less. "Extra UCP3 increases metabolic rate. The effect i...

More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies

...d beyond cure. However a lot of awareness has been created about this condition and now men over the age of 40 years can be screened regularly to detect the cancer. One of the most promising "tumour markers" in medicine was developed over a decade ago to detect prostate cancer and is called "Prostate Specif...

Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?

... one of the most controversial presidents ever. He created history by becoming the first American president in history to be impeached by the House of Representatives. Only because he managed to win at the senate did he save himself and his country further damage. He has been the center of many burning cont...

Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery

...n in the United States of America and the incident created a furore in medical circles both in India and the United States. Though a hefty compensation was paid and the matter hushed up, the unfortunate mother of the superstar didn’t recover from the blotched surgeryand the subsequent corrective surgeries th...

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

...mans. It took 277 attempts to clone Dolly, who was created from a mammary cell of a 6 year old ewe. The 277 attempts yielded a mere 29 embryos, and only one of them survived to term. Multiple flawed embryos are likely to occur with humans as well. Commenting on plans for a human cloning clinic. Drs. Zawos a...

Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration

..., from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi has created history of sorts by winning the first patent on organ regeneration from the American patent office for his technique in successfully regenerating / repairing organs in human beings. A few weeks ago the American patent office granted him a patent on ...

New treatment for Osteoporosis

...ck, Stavros Manolagas and Starvroula Kousteni have created forms of sex hormones that will keep bone cells alive, at the same time not increase the risk of cancer. This was done by discovering that oestrogen and testosterone can trigger more than one kind of signal in cells. It was known that when oestroge...

Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement

...ive value of the drug and such confidence could be created mainly by the medical practitioners prescribing the drug. It was contended by appellant that the physician's samples were distributed only to doctors & therefore the expenditure incurred was not advertisement, publicity or sales promotion. The pur...

Stay young the Chinese way

...inese scientists announced recently that they have created a highly effective drug to retard the aging process. Li Changling, a Beijing University professor, who led the team of scientists, said he and his colleagues have detected the existence, in their repeated experiments, of a powerful anti-oxidation s...

No allergy at all !

..., Szeinbach says, and not all commercial tests are created equal....

New Drug ALT-711 decreases blood vessel stiffness

...etes. The drug, ALT-711, snips bonds or crosslinks created in the arteries and other tissues when glucose attaches to the protein collagen. // Crosslinks are cable-like structures that inhibit the natural flexibility of collagen strands. They tend to proliferate with age. Crosslinks appear to toughen tis...

Drugs to stop burgeon of HIV

....// In 1996 the researchers showed that a protein created by HIV called Vpu formed ion channels in fatty membranes around cells. Ion channels act as 'gates' for ions to pass in and out of the cell."We had to make a conceptual leap between ion channels and the budding process" said Professor Gage who works i...

Gene Treatment for Heart Disease

...the heart. But the success of these treatments has created another problem. This latest treatment option is still in early testing, but relies on the use of genes to produce proteins called growth factors that stimulate the heart to grow new vessels. The treatment with the growth factor called VEGF-2 wor...

IVF technique May Increase The Risk Of Birth Defects

...very low, with only 10 out of almost 1,600 fetuses created by ICSI containing the defects. The team say that mutations in the Y chromosome may be a sign of genetic instability, and if a baby inherited a problem where some cells lacked Y chromosomes, it could cause ambiguous genitalia, Turner’s syndrome, o...

A new study surpasses Gene Therapy Hurdle

...ey Comprehensive Cancer Center at Hopkins in Texas created a version of a commonly used experimental gene, linked to a genetic switch so it only would turn on in a type of immune cell known as an antigen-presenting cell.When the gene is turned on, it produces a protein that glows green under fluorescent ligh...

Hidden influenza virus protein found

.... Yewdell’s team decided to see how much of it was created in cells infected with the flu virus. If it were j...s a real protein.It turns out that this protein is created when ribosomes, the cellular machines that translate genes into proteins, begin reading the influenz...

Knee fat turns into cartilage

...ngineering where replacement// or repair tissue is created from a person's own cells. Central to this is the ...could find themselves with a ready repair material created from their own cells....

Heriditary dental disorders

Scientists from NIDCR have created an animal model that mimics two human hereditary dental defects-dentinogenesis imperfecta type II and dentin dysplasia. Dr. Ashok Kulkarni and his colleagues genetically// engineered mice that make extra amounts of TGF-b1 (transforming growth factor ...

Creams may not reverse aging

...ult of normal body processes, but they can also be created by exposure to various environmental factors such as smoking or ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun and can speed up the aging process. Burke says "There are three antioxidants that have been proven to decrease the effect of the sun on the skin...

Tomato Sauce reduces Cancer Risk- Study

...bsorbing oxygen free-radicals, which are chemicals created during metabolism that can damage the genetic structure of cells. Dietary questionnaires in the study included such food items as tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato juice, pizza, watermelon and pink grapefruit, along with salsa, ketchup and other tomato...

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