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Synthetic protein found to relieve arthritis symptoms in animal model

...as well as acute arthritis. The scientists did not detect any obvious toxicity in the PLAD-treated mice. The scientist’s next aim is to develop a more stable form of P60 PLAD to be followed by testing of the protein in clinical trials. This study opens a new research avenue to better understand and, perha...

Gene Fusion Test to screen children’s with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemi

...nto disease remission. This new gene test helps to detect more resistant and serious ALL disease which helps to provide more effective and specialised treatment options. The gene test detects gene fusion of gene etv6 with runx1, bcr joining with abl and a gene called mill that can fuse with several differen...

First Bird flu case reported in Turkey

...So, the borders and the region is in full alert to detect any possible bird flu out break. Source: CNN news...

BCG vaccine for both Protection and treatment of Tuberculosis

...ed a new Blood test, ELISpot test which is used to detect accurately T cells. This test is more accurate and specific compared to the old Tuberculin Skin Prick Test, which cannot differentiate between BCG vaccination and TB infection. There are about 10 million cases of TB globally each year and 1 in 3 pe...

Microscopic Nanobombs Blow Apart Breast Cancer Cells

...ve 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 engine...

A Novel Method Of Detection Of High Nuclear Grade Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma

...ma (RCC) tumors; however, it is still difficult to detect high nuclear grade RCC preoperatively. // Althoug...ctiveness of CRP and IAP measurement as a means to detect high nuclear grade RCC preoperatively. Although this study included only a small number of cases...

A Possible Cause Of Prostate Cancer Discovered

...w, more accurate test - of the blood or urine - to detect prostate cancer, and possibly more effective methods of treatment. The finding also suggests similar gene activity may be involved in the development of other soft-tissue cancers such as cancer of the breast, lung, ovaries and colon. Prostate canc...

Bhitarkanika Sanctuary In Orissa Takes Precaution To Monitor Bird Flu

...fficials are taking necessary steps to prevent and detect any bird flu incidence in the sanctuary. The offic...ment officials to create awareness among people to detect flu-infected migratory birds by organizing awareness camps and workshops in villages within the park...

Hormone Treatment Before Radiation for Prostate Cancer

...uding a small fiberoptic probe and florescence, to detect oxygen levels in the prostate, and no rat showed any indication of low oxygen levels following hormone suppression," he says. It is still unclear as to how oxygen remains in the tumor without the small blood vessels, but DeWeese believes that clinici...

Early Lung cancer detected by studying Cheek Cells

... a Automated Quantitative Cytometry which helps to detect subtle changes in buccal cell nuclei by detecting several thousand cells per specimen and reduces the data to a single score that predicts the likelihood of the presence of cancer. Of the total specimens collected the researchers found 66 percent sen...

HRT And Alcohol Combine Increases Risk Of Breast Cancer

... technological advances, which make it possible to detect grain sized tumors; breast cancer continues to plague millions across the globe....

Cancer Can Recur Any Time, Experts Caution

...d. Even though modern techniques made it easier to detect and treat cancer, the number of cases has shot up alarmingly, he concluded....

Embryonic Genetic Testing Is Boosting IVF Pregnancies

...ng genes in the mother's uterus. The test can also detect any chromosomal abnormalities that may affect an e...en implanted in the uterus. PGD was developed to detect birth defects or diseases that develop in childhood that reduce the length and quality of life. Howe...

UK Govt Says On Course For National Chlamydia Screening

...en screened for the disease, which is difficult to detect but is easy to cure, following the launch in 2003 of the National Chlamydia Screening Programme (NCSP). There has been a heightened concern in the medical fraternity about the rise chlamydia which is particularly common among young adults and teenag...

Foetal alcohol syndrome: has an answer as a test now!

...Disorder (ADHD). The new diagnostic tool can help detect the disorder early so that the affected children may receive specialized therapy and care they need. "Having a set of tests that can be used as diagnostic tools for foetal alcohol syndrome and all of the other behavioural disorders classified under...

Mode Of Action Of The Anti-Convulsant Valproate

...rogen receptor (ER). Bioassays were performed to detect agonist activity by exposing yeast to CBZ or valproate or to detect antagonist activity by exposing yeast stimulated with testosterone, progesterone or estradiol togeth...

VELscope instrument to detect mouth cancer

...s VELscope would offer better diagnostic values to detect early recurrence in people who had been earlier treated for oral cancer....

New Test Can Detect Breast Cancer 8 Years Earlier

...hat with the Halo Breast Pap Test they are able to detect abnormal cells very early. She was the first physician to use the Halo Breast Pap Test in clinical practice. Earlier research suggests abnormal cells in duct fluid are an important risk factor for breast cancer. Finding cellular changes long befor...

Conditions Of The HIV/AIDS Patients In The Mizo Society

...he treatment facilities offered to them. A test to detect CD4 in the blood of the patients is still not within their reach. Anti-retroviral treatment (ART) will cost around 1600/month and has to be continued throughout his lifetime, which is not affordable by many patients. The second problem being the side...

After sugar it is salt’s turn to come under the scientist's eye

... more thorough understanding of exactly how humans detect salty taste and the factors that modify salty taste acceptance." Said Monell Director Gary Beauchamp, Ph.D. The sample size was 80 healthy babies weighing at least 5.5 lb. (2.5 kg) at birth. They were given separate bottles containing plain water ...

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