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Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

With the New Year elbowing out the old year it is time to reflect on the good old year and all the research work of 2000. And when we do that the first and foremost medical breakthrough, which comes to our mind, is the cracking of the genetic code. Almost all the top ten lists released by every one connected with the world of medicine features this remarkable feat in a prominent place and a major...

Fight anemia by fortifying crops with iron!!!!!!!!

In a path breaking idea researchers at the just concluded Indian science congress in New Delhi have called for a collaborative effort with agricultural scientists to combat anemia with iron fortification of crops. Almost 50% of women and 75% children under 3 years of age are anemic in India. While iron supplementation is expensive, fortification of plants with iron and using it in turn to fight a...

Memory problem? solve a crossword

A new report released by the Institute for the Study of Aging and the International Longevity Center says older people who want to stay mentally agile are better advised to put down the pill bottle and pick up a pencil. .... Research shows that seniors who do crossword puzzles, exercise and seek help for emotional problems may stay sharper longer than those who put their trust in unproven cures s...

Micro-camera provides new breast imaging technique

A minute endoscope, less than 1mm in diameter, presents a new opportunity for the early detection of breast cancer. The research team included Hollywood film technicians who worked alongside Dr Nicolas Beechey-Newham and colleagues from the Imperial Cancer Research Fund’s clinical oncology unit at Guy’s Hospital in London to produce the “micro-camera”. // ....The camera – small enough to enter...

FDA attacks American Red Cross for blood violations

The Food and Drug Administrations asked a federal judge to hold the American Red Cross in contempt of court for repeated safety violations in its blood collection program. FDA is acting today to ensure that the Red Cross takes much more seriously its role as guardian of the safety of the nation's blood supply, which is essential to the public health. // ....Despite a promise made by the Red Cros...

Memory loss associated with microbes

A newly discovered microscopic organism found in river bed can cause serious memory loss and confusion, scientists have warned. The single-celled microbe was first identified in Maryland, USA.//It can cause dementia-like symptoms with sufferers experiencing memory loss and difficulties with concentration, attention span and learning abilities. ....People suffer a stinging or burning sensation to...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

A computer chip implanted near the eye’s retina is well on its way to offering some restored vision. People blinded by eye diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related degeneration of the eye will be benefitted by the new development. ....The implant works for eye diseases in which healthy retinal neurons remain intact after they lose use of the eye’s photoreceptors.// These receptors co...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

A computer chip implanted near the eye’s retina is well on its way to offering some restored vision. People blinded by eye diseases such as Retinitis Pigmentosa and age-related degeneration of the eye will be benefitted by the new development.// .. The implant works for eye diseases in which healthy retinal neurons remain intact after they lose use of the eye’s photoreceptors. These receptors con...

Microscopic lens monitors heart problems

An innovative way to predict risk of surgery. Lens as thick as two strand of human hair, can predict when complications are developing after coronary bypass surgery. The main problem with bypass surgery is that arteries tend to re-block, risking heart attack and requiring further treatment.// If changes in blood flow through the artery could be detected at an early stage, it's possible that such...

Microwave radiation has no hazards

The talks about harmful radiations started during war times. Korean War Navy veterans exposed to high levels of microwave radiation emitted from radar equipment were no more likely than other men to develop most forms of cancer--including lung, brain and testicular cancers--over a 40-year period//, according to a recent report. ....Men with the highest exposure to radar waves those who repaired a...

MicroRNA provides new insight into birth defects

Molecules of microRNAs may be responsible for birth defects, cancer and other health problems.// ....The researchers of UF Genetics Institute have used genetically modified mice to see how the microRNAs are responsible for the physiological growth of animals. When the mice were grown without the microRNA molecules they grew to be malformed and with nonfunctional limbs... ..MicroRNA (miRNA) are sm...

Bioengineering production strains - Microbia develops new methods

The recently published issue of Nature Biotechnology outlines a new method developed by Microbia Ltd.'s scientists for rapidly identifying genes required for the production of industrial molecules produced in microbes. This is an advancement in the company's ability to improve the properties// of microbial cells for biomanufacturing pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals. This new technology enables...

New remedy for those suffering from Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease is an often debilitating, lifelong gastrointestinal illness that usually shows up when people are in their 20s or 30s. The disease leaves one too fatigued even to perform daily activities or it causes severe abdominal pain. However, treatments available currently do not help all patients suffering from the disease. Now, Dr. Brian Dieckgraefe, M.D., Ph.D, a gastroenterologist at Wa...

Crooked teeth may be due to evolution and overcooked meals

According to Peter Lucas of George Washington University, while presenting a paper at the AAAS Meeting in Washington,// US, chopping of vegetables to bite size pieces and cooking them to into mashed textures may be one of the reasons that our teeth are growing crooked and badly formed. Thus congenital bad shaped teeth may be a direct result of evolution than anything else. ....Human teeth are in...

Cell’s microenvironment linked to cancer

"Medical research has for decades focused on finding the underlying genetic abnormalities that cause disease, but //this work demonstrates that genes themselves are controlled by components outside the nucleus and these, in turn, are regulated by the cell's microenvironment," said researcher Maniotis. ....Research finding at the University of Illinois, Chicago has found that tumor malignancy als...

New clues about immune system from leprosy microbes

Scientists from UCLA and Harvard School of Medicine have successfully discovered how the body’s immune system// fights in limiting the control of infections like leprosy in some cases but not in others. ....The research says that the body’s initial immune system often fights with the infections in the initial stages and sometimes succeeds in controlling them. Only when they are unable to control...

Cancer drug brings relief to patients of Crohn’s Diseas

Researchers have discovered that the use of the drug sargramostim,// also known as Leukine, have helped the patients of Crohn’s disease recover totally from their symptoms. The drug sargramostim is generally used for treating cancer patients who are going through chemotherapy... ....Crohn’s disease is the condition that causes inflammation of the small intestine. This can cause pain and diarrhea....

Cancer diagnosis easier from microRNA

MicroRNA profile analysis has been developed as a tool to diagnose cancer by scientists of Broad Institute// of MIT and Harvard. Researchers have also been able to develop a technology that will be able to test the microRNA profile through an easy and not expensive diagnostic test. ....MicroRNA (miRNA) are small RNA molecules that control the level of proteins made from transcribed genes. Researc...

Acrolein may be the key to halting spinal cord damage

Researchers at Purdue University may have isolated the substance most responsible// for the tissue damage that follows initial spinal cord injury, a discovery that could revolututionise treatments for a host of other neurodegenerative conditions. ....A research team led by Riyi Shi (REE-yee SHEE) has found that a chemical called 'acrolein', a known carcinogen, is present at high levels in spinal...

Producing Vaccines from genetically modified crops

The consortium, called Pharma-Planta, wants to produce vaccines and other treatments for major //diseases, such as HIV/Aids, rabies and TB and they hope to start clinical trials by the year 2009. The project's aim is to focus on areas that will be of greatest benefit to developing nations where they feel that access to most vaccines is very poor at the same time keeping in mind that human health...

Mini motor for micromedical applications

While this age of nanobots it not with us yet, a tiny, inexpensive motor with manufacture, may become the motive force in micromedical applications in the near future, according to Penn State engineer...The smallest of these ultrasonic, piezoelectric motors developed by researchers at Penn State’s Materials Research Institute is about the size of a grain of rice. They are 1.8 mm in diameter and 4...

Mystery of nacrolepsy uncovered

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in the understanding of one of the most mysterious of medical conditions - narcolepsy. Narcolepsy suffers fall asleep anywhere, at any time of day without warning. At other times sufferers remain conscious, but their entire body goes limp and they are unable to move.// ....Now researchers have identified a segment of DNA they believe is responsible for na...

Encephalitis Death Toll In U.P. Crosses 200 Mark.

Uttar Pradesh may not get immediate respite from Japanese encephalitis, which has taken a toll of more than 200 lives since it broke out July 29... ..Three patients, including an adult, succumbed to the // disease at the King George's Medical University (KGMU) here Thursday, while 17 deaths were reported from Gorakhpur and about half a dozen in the districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh... ..Things h...

Encephalitis Deaths Cross 220 in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Aug 26 . Japanese encephalitis deaths continue to rise in Uttar Pradesh and the latest toll has crossed 220 in less than a month. //.. ..Dr.T.N.Dhole from Microbiology Department of Lucknow's Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences blamed "official apathy" for the unabated spread of the killer brain fever, which had been striking eastern Uttar Pradesh for nearly three...

Lymph Cell Growth In Eyes Related To Macrophages

Researchers from Harvard Medical School had discovered a kind of immune cells called macrophages are behind the growth of new lymph vessels in the eyes. These new lymph vessels help in healing of the eyes in case of there being any wounds. // ....The discovery of this new role for the macrophage, published in the September 2005 Journal of Clinical Investigation, may ultimately inspire innovative...

Crohns Disease Could Be Caused By Gaps In The Intestinal Barrier

The human bowel is lined with millions of projections called villi which increase the surface area of the intestine to allow for the efficient absorption of nutrients. The villi are covered in epithelial cells // which are constantly renewed – around a thousand billion cells are shed from the top of the villi every day. ..Scientists found that this renewal process leaves 'gaps' in the lining of...

Flu-Drugs Are Causing Resistance Across The World

Flu-drugs may be increasing the drug resistance across the world... ..According to a report // published online in the journal The Lancet, worldwide resistance to drugs used to treat influenza has increased by 12% since the mid-nineties... ..Adamantanes have been used to treat influenza A virus infections for more than 30 years. Previous surveillance studies have identified a...

Microscopic Nanobombs Blow Apart Breast Cancer Cells

Researchers at the University of Delaware have developed a unique nanobomb that can be used to detect and blow apart cancer cells, more specifically breast cancer cells//. ..This latest attack on cancer has been detailed in the journals NanoBiotechnology and Oncology Issues by Balaji Panchapakesan, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at UD. The report says that the nanobomb...

The Polymicrobial Nature Of Diabetic Foot Infections

Foot infections are a major cause for hospitalization of patients with diabetes. Foot ulceration and infection are risks for subsequent amputation. Ischemia, neuropathy, and infection in patients with diabetes combine to produce tissue necrosis and ulcers//. Diabetic foot infections are generally polymicrobial in nature. ..Early recognition of lesions and prompt initiation of appropriate antibiot...

Microbicides could serve to materialise women empowerment in the years to come

Microbicides are a broad range of user-controlled products that would help women protect themselves from sexually transmitted diseases including AIDS.// It can be developed in any form that is convenient to use such as a gel, cream, film or suppository. ..These microbicides will enable women to negotiate condom use or to abandon partners who put them at risk and would also help avoid unwanted pr...

Condom Vending Machines To Be Installed Across Indian States

The World Health Organization survey reveals that currently more than 5.13 million patients are suffering from AIDS in India, with more and more number of cases being reported each year. Anti-retroviral treatments //have already been initiated in 36 hospitals across the country. ....The priority of the Indian Government is to save millions of youth from falling prey to the disease. Inorder to in...

First Crossover Kidney Transplantation In Germany

In a major development in Germany since the 2003,ruling by the Federal Social Court laying the way for the recent// introduction of crossover transplantation, German surgeons have performed a cross over transplantation very recently in Hamburg and Essen, Germany after a court ruling making the procedure legal in certain circumstances. ..In a cross over transplantation a healthy person in one co...

Bulgaria Agriculture Minister ban import of poultry from Macedonia and Croatia

Deputy Agriculture Minister Dimitar Peychev said that Bulgaria is to ban the imports of live birds, eggs and poultry meat from Macedonia and Croatia after both countries reported suspected bird flu outbreaks. The first case of bird flu in Europe has been reported from farm// in Balikesir province near the Aegean Sea in Western Turkey. Following the news of bird flu all farm animals and birds are...

Macrophage Inhibitory Factor Causes Multiple Sclerosis Progression

Researchers have found that Migration/Macrophage Inhibitory factor (MIF) which is an immune cell responsible for progression of Multiple Sclerosis. This new pathway can be used in finding drugs which reduces the amount of MIF // in a way progression of Multiple Sclerosis is hindered. .. ..Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease which is caused by non-recognizing of its own body cells by the...

Anti-Microbial Coating For Use Over Biomedical Devices Developed

The application of anti-microbial coating over artificial implants such as hip, knee implants and catheters have been found to reduce the infection rates following surgery. // This would indirectly be associated with a significant reduction in the health care cost and an improvement in the quality of life of the patients. ..Following surgery, the implantable devices are prone for infection. In a...

Bird Flu Infection Of Chinese Girl Prompts Fear Of Spread Across Asia

With increasing global fear regarding the spread of the deadly bird flu, official reports from China has reported that a 10-year-old Chinese girl is the latest victim to be infected with the disease//. The victim hails from the southern Guangxi region and has been suffering from fever and pneumonia since November 23. ....A test done to analyze her infection status revealed that she had a H5N1 in...

Chicken pox Spreads Across Firozabad

The Indian State of Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad District appears to be in the grip of chicken pox. In spite of having taken preventive measures, several hundred children in the district have been affected by the disease //which causes cold, fever and diarrhoea. ..With the spread of chicken pox, villagers of 90 villages falling under Firozabad District are worried. Even infants are rapidly falling...

microRNA And Its Role In Synaptic Regulation

microRNA belong to the non-coding region of the genome. They play a very important role in regulating the other gene activities like synapses. Researchers at Children's Hospital, Boston says that they are involved in the development of the nervous system.// Synapses are the junctions where the brain cells communicate with each other. This region is very important in the process of developing lea...

The Cleveland Clinic Expands Its Services across the World via the Net

The Cleveland Clinic, is a very reputed hospital in the US it has launched its online service at the Arab Health 2006. // ..The online service extends the Clinic's services to the physicians and the patients across the Middle East. Middle-East has many a number of excellent doctors but often patients go in for other doctors for a second opinion. ..To avoid this situation the Cleveland Clinic ha...

Contaminated Land Can Be Cleaned By Micro-Organisms

Micro-organisms present in the soil can be used to clean the land which has been contaminated by explosives, according to the scientists belonging to the University of York. The team led by the University of York’s Professor Neil Bruce is reported to have Isolated a bacterial micro- // organism in the soil in land contaminated by RDX that can utilize the explosives as a source of nitrogen for gro...
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