Navigation Links

Tag: "defence" at medical news

Ear infection- a new treatment

...urally occurring bacteria to help boost the bodies defence system. The authors say that using alpha streptococci may help offset antibiotic resistance among children prone to this type of ear infection.Dr Henley Harrison who heads the Ear, Nose and Throat Department at Sydney Children's Hospital said it was...

Pollution could be a risk

...more easily.He said: "They can get past the normal defence mechanisms in the lungs and penetrate deeply into the air exchange regions. Prof Dockery said the best way to avoid was outdoor activity on hot, hazy days."If a person exercises outside, the increased respiratory activity also increases the dose of...

Biotechnology on the lead

...that Biotechnology will provide the most effective defence against bioterrorism. The completion of the human genome project, and developments in understanding of diseases like anthrax and botulism, will help in developing tests and vaccines that will protect society against bioterrorist attacks - as well a...

Acne may protect against infections

Acne may simply be the price we pay for a natural defence mechanism. The bacteria that cause acne may protect sufferers from other infections and cancer in later life. Says a research published in the journal of microbiology. Scientists believe that the presence of the bacteria, known as propionibacteria (...

Diet irregularities lead to stomach cancer

...n plants generate salicylates as part of a natural defence mechanism. This means that when a leaf or other part of the plant is infected, it generates salicylates which in turn localises the infection and ensures that it does not affect the rest of the plant.The researchers believe that modern farming meth...

Cloud of smoke over Zyban

...ng its smoking cessation drug, Zyban, has risen in defence of its non-nicotine oral drug - in the wake of unproven reports in the UK, linking the drug to adverse reactions and deaths. // Touted to be the world’s most successful smoking cessation drug, Zyban received a high decibel launch in India in June ...

Sexual assault by a HIV positive woman

... not sexually assault any soldier. Meanwhile the defence officials have asked its official to undergo medical tests if they have had sex with Ms. Murphy. The court verdict is expected on december 9th....

Christmas trees to yield key Tamiflu ingredient

... Tamiflu is being perceived as the first line of defence against a possible pandemic outbreak of bird flu, which has been devastating chicken populations across Southeast Asia and parts of Europe. So far, the H5N1 virus, which usually strikes people in close contact with diseased fowl or their droppings, ...

Caffeine pill to keep soldiers alert in the field

...ns, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore's leading defence research organization, said it will spend three years analyzing the natural stimulant. "Several experiments will be conducted to understand the metabolism of caffeine in the local population...and if these effects translate into enhanced vigilanc...

Vaccine For Bird Flu May Not Be Effective

...ic preparedness." The British government's other defence against the pandemic flu is the antiviral drug Tamiflu, of which it has ordered 14.6 million courses. A spokeswoman for the department of health said that almost five million had been delivered so far, the report said....

Vitamin C Supplementation Reduces Cancer Risk In Smokers

...E. Vitamin E is one of the lung's first lines of defence against cigarette smoke, which creates destructive free radicals. Adequate levels of Vitamin E can help prevent destruction of lung membranes, reported health portal HealthDay. But, through this protective process Vitamin E can itself become a dest...

Annual Budget 2006: Health And Education Sector Receive A Boost

...ral infrastructure ($4.2bn), increased spending on defence sector ($20bn) and increase in old age pension. It has also been planned to construct five mega-power projects for which contracts would signed by December. From the time of Independence, we have indeed come a long way in increasing life expectancy...

Labs around the World to Join Hands to Detect Bird Flu

...long with WHO-aligned laboratories as a front-line defence against future pandemics will be of great help in eradicating the disease completely....

Facts about Common Cold and Flu

...change constantly and therefore the body’s natural defence system cannot keep up with these changes. Hence a ...vir and zanamivir are considered the first line of defence against the bird flu virus. They work by inhibiting neuraminidase, an enzyme essential for the relea...

Tamiflu to be examined on clinical efficacy for WHO

...ntiviral drug. It is currently considered the best defence against a human pandemic that could be started by avian flu. But its efficacy has not been proved clinically. Therefore, tamiflu would be examined for its effectiveness against bird flu <br...

Beauty in birds’ got to do a lot with Bird flu

...flycatcher's forehead reflects how well the immune defence system combats viruses such as avian influenza. Th...hiest males but also the ones with the best immune defence against future virus infections." The male collared flycatcher can change the size of the forehead...

Premier Army Hospital Acquires PET-CT Scanner

...ography to conform to all safe drug regulations, a defence ministry statement said. Patients would be examined on the PET-CT scanner, where an anatomical CT image would be fused with a functional molecular level PET image, thus providing tremendous incremental value in diagnosis. This facility has great ...

A mother at 63: oldest in UK!

... well-being or a degree." On the flip side in her defence came, former Lewes neighbour Paul Pyant said, “ Dr Rashbrook had brought up two happy stable children - one of whom is now a doctor - and had remarried recently. She is a very nice person and was a wonderful neighbour," he said. " I am very happy for...

A Boy Undergoing Treatment For Cancer Gets AIDS At AIIMS

The Delhi High Court, which is angered by the defence attorneys of the AIIMS hospital, has sought an imm...victim who is the patient of the hospital. When defence team of AIIMS tried to press with the arguments, Justice Sen ordered the personal appearance of the ...

Reports Of A HIV Break Out Scare People Of A Holiday Island

...rus damages the immune system, which is the body's defence against disease. There is no cure, but modern drugs can now slow down the effects of the virus....

1 2 3 4

Other Tags
(Date:7/23/2014)... Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter ... powerful drug combo may not be as effective against ... human cells suggests that one of the medications might ... study,s findings aren,t definitive, and there,s still hope for ... lumacaftor, according to the study,s senior author. "The ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... obese and overweight American children and teens look in ... U.S. health officials reported Wednesday. "Being overweight or ... high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes," said lead ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,s National Center for ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or ... likely to be cancerous, according to a new study ... of Dermatology at Temple University School of Medicine. , ... on July 23, 2014, found that nearly 36. 9 ... while 28.2 percent involve pain. Non-melanoma skin cancers ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... 23, 2014 The next episode of ... Milwaukee, Wis. who was physically fit through childhood and ... ultimately made the heart-wrenching decision to give her son ... the past 18 years, and she punished herself by ... Featuring a unique, non-competitive approach to weight loss transformations, ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Celebrating a ... New Jersey today announced the awarding of $1,070,000 in ... special award in recognition of the Foundation’s 1,000th grant. ... to continue our tradition of supporting community-based organizations that ... quality of life in the Garden State,” said Robert ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped 2Health News:Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped 3Health News:Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are 2Health News:Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are 3Health News:Research led by Temple's chair of dermatology: Pain and itch may be signs of skin cancer 2Health News:“Extreme Weight Loss”: Cassie’s journey begins at the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center 2Health News:The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey Awards More than $1 million in Grants to 20 Non-profit Organizations 2Health News:The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey Awards More than $1 million in Grants to 20 Non-profit Organizations 3Health News:The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey Awards More than $1 million in Grants to 20 Non-profit Organizations 4Health News:The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey Awards More than $1 million in Grants to 20 Non-profit Organizations 5
(Date:7/23/2014)... Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that environmental health ... Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences ... Achieve Results (STAR) grant to measure indoor air ... in subarctic North America to determine possible health ... culturally-relevant recommendations for mitigation. , Peltier, who will ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... about the crow and the pitcher, a thirsty bird happens ... drink from it, he finds the water level out of ... the bird drops pebbles into it one at a ... to drink his fill. , Highlighting the value of ingenuity, ... effective than brute force. It also characterizes crows as pretty ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded the STEMPREP ... grant to support its goal of increasing the ... bright, science-minded minority middle school students for the ... provides high school students with summer opportunities at ... Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Studying impacts of indoor air pollution on tribal communities 2Studying impacts of indoor air pollution on tribal communities 3Smarter than a first-grader? 2Smarter than a first-grader? 3Smarter than a first-grader? 4Department of Defense awards $2.6 million grant to SMU STEM program for minority students 2
Other Contents