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Virus Combats Brain Tumour

...ancer cell lines grown in the laboratory, reovirus destroyed cancer cells in 20 out of the 24 cell lines. It was also found that these virus killed the tumour cells that were taken from the humans and grown in the laboratory. In their study, mice that had human glioma cells transplanted to them, they used liv...

Bayer Voluntarily Withdraws BAYCOL - A Drug Associated With 50 Deaths

...use a muscular side effect called rhabdomyolysis – destroyed muscles cells are released into the bloodstream and cause severe muscle pain, fever, weakness and vomiting. This condition can also lead to kidney failure. The FDA said fatal reports with Baycol had been reported most frequently when the drug was u...

Discovery of bone gene

...e is a dynamic material, which is being formed and destroyed all the time. When the bone loss side of the equation predominates, you are at risk of osteoporosis.// But researchers at Texas University have been studying a family with unusually high bone density - the opposite of what happens in osteoporosis. Th...

Resurgence Of Botulism

...es at a Texas restaurant. The botulism organism is destroyed only by heat, freezing or high levels of acidity. It grows quite normally in most people's refrigerators. The appearance in the U.S. of refrigerated ready-to-eat foods follows in the culinary path of food processors in Europe, who have been using th...

Periodontal disease may amass the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes

...sponsible for insulin production can be damaged or destroyed by high levels of cytokines," said Dr. Anthony Iacopino from the Marquette University School of Dentistry. "Once this happens, it may induce Type 2 diabetes, even in otherwise healthy individuals with no other risk factors for diabetes." The researc...

Fireflies help speed development of new drugs

...tect the glow in the mice as the cancer cells were destroyed by the drugs which was being tested. Researchers concluded that the results of the study indicated that the glow molecule could aid in faster testing of new drugs for cancer, blood diseases, autoimmune disorders, heart attack damage and others, as t...

Ways to whiter teeth!

...eeth white and kept it white for a while and then, destroyed them! However, dentists have now discovered many easy and ingenuous ways of maintaining teeth// white without suffering any devastating losses. Tooth discolouration is caused due to staining of the tooth enamel by highly-coloured compounds called ta...

Easier Dialysis for Kids

...syndrome," says their mother, Megan.// The disease destroyed her kidneys. It’s in remission now, but every night, Maya is hooked to a dialysis machine. "Her room looked like a little mini-hospital room," says Megan. Now, thanks to a new, smaller machine, it looks like a little girl’s room again. "The current ...

How Good Are Vitamins For You ?

...hway in rat and mouse liver cells. Thus, the liver destroyed fewer of the bad lipoproteins. Though direct tests on people to explore liver function are difficult, observational studies show a diet rich in polyunsaturated fats increases blood levels of lipid peroxides and decreases levels of VLDL, or very low ...

Target of diabetes type 1 identified

...e new research suggests that these cells that gets destroyed are nothing but parts of the insulin itself, a peptide called B:9-23. The new concept of single target leads to possibilities that targeting this single peptide should cause the diabetes to be under control. The research also brings to light the imp...

Re –growing Brain cells destroyed by Parkinson’s disease

...at one can actually be able to regrow brain tissue destroyed by the disease. ...

Quit smoking to save your teeth

... the bone structure supporting the teeth also gets destroyed and hence the teeth loss happens. Research shows that smokers are six times more likely to develop gum disease than non-smokers as their smoking makes the gums more vulnerable to infections. Researchers had observed the oral records of 49 smokers w...

Gene-Nanoparticle Gene Transfer Is Better Than Viral Vector Transfer System

...ise idle cells as effective replacements for those destroyed by neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's. "Until now, no non-viral technique has proven to be as effective as the viral vectors in vivo," said co-author Paras N. Prasad, Ph.D., executive director of the UB Institute for Lasers, Photonics ...

An Anti-cancer Smart Bomb delivered using a Nanocell

...u can't deliver chemotherapy to tumors if you have destroyed the vessels that take it there," Sasisekharan said. Also, the two drugs behave differently and are delivered on different schedules: anti-angiogenics over a prolonged period and chemotherapy in cycles. "We designed the nanocell keeping these practi...

Scientists use plant hormones to fight cancer

...are added with an enzyme, toxic by products, which destroyed cancer cells without harming, healthy cells were produced. By targeting only the cancerous cells, synthetic drugs based on IAA, called prodrugs, would be highly effective in killing the cancerous cells and would not produce side effects such as...

New cancer theory

...he immune system to cancer cells, so that they are destroyed rather than ignored. Hence the relationship between cancer and immunity should be further explored....

Stem Cells Could Replace Electronic Pacemakers

... after the guinea pigs' own pace-making cells were destroyed (through freezing), electrical measurements revealed a new heartbeat (slower) created by the addition of the human cells. The new electrical signal was traced to the human cells, made easier to locate by their fluorescent glow.The implanted cells als...

Metal In Medicines Can Fight Diseases Effectively

...ed these particular RNA structures and enzymes and destroyed them. The way the complexes work makes them different from most drugs. Researchers hope that with proper tailoring to certain metabolic enzymes, these strategies could work against cancer. Even though these new complexes are partly made of metal, d...

Lady Doctor from Nepal to Help Katrina victims

...e been brought in by the government to rebuild the destroyed area, Explorers Web reported. Freer, whose normal area of operations is the clinic located at a height of 5,500 m, is a graduate from the George Washington University and president of the Wilderness Medicine Association. She is a veteran volunteer w...

First PET-CT guided radiotherapy in India was performed by Apollo Hospitals

...on. The surrounding tissues to the cancer are also destroyed in order to reduce spreading cancer cells, which may lead to metastasis. "The drawback of routine CT scan for radiotherapy planning is that many times it becomes difficult to accurately know the extension and activity of the tumor and also differen...

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