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Possibility Of Treatment For Permanent Hearing Loss

...tly porous membrane allowed the interfering RNA to diffuse into the inner ear cells. Source: Newswise Medindia on Hearing Loss: Further information: Hearing loss: Losing the ability to hear sounds may be due to infection, blockage or damage to the ear. Other kinds of hearing loss may be due to damage t...

Novel antibiotic dressing developed for improved wound healing

...r dressings use a process that allows molecules to diffuse into the air and into the wound, which can slow healing and increases the chance germs will develop resistance. The antibiotic substance has to be efficiently mass-produced in such a way it can be permanently made adherent to wound dressings or perh...

Erectile dysfunction: an early warning sign of clinically silent coronary artery disease?

...can represent an early clinical manifestation of a diffuse subclinical vascular disease and coronary artery disease is the most important problem that needs to be investigated. The smaller penile arteries suffer obstruction from plaque burden earlier than the larger coronary arteries hence ED may be symptoma...

Lipoma Arborescens: A Rare Tumor Of The Knee

Lipoma arborescens (tree like, diffuse articular lipomatosis) is a rare, benign intra-articular lesion of unknown aetiology. //It is a very rare primary benign tumour of the synovium, and forms part of the differential diagnosis for a slowly progressive chronically swollen knee. About 5...

A New Diagnostic Approach To Pediatric Interstitial Lung Disease

...oup of rare pulmonary disorders //characterized by diffuse infiltrates, restrictive lung disease, and abnormal gas exchange with considerable mortality and morbidity. ILD presents enormous diagnostic challenges because the differential diagnosis includes more than 100 conditions in both adults2 and children....

Study Offers Insights Into Treatment Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...identified three distinct types of the disease. In diffuse RA, T and B-lymphocytes seem to infiltrate tissue randomly, re-sulting in autoimmune inflammation. In aggregate synovitis, T and B cells meet each other in aggregates and inflame the joints. In germinal center synovitis, T cells, B cells, and other s...

Antibiotics can raise the risk of getting cancer!

...ve an elevated overall risk of NHL and the type of diffuse large B-cell NHL, but not any other type of NHL. However, the study could not determine whether the increased risk was caused by antibiotics and/or NSAIDS. The causal relationship between the two remains unknown. The risk could be due to inflammati...

Khushboo Should ‘Talk about Safe Sex’ and not ‘ Premarital Sex’ Says Miniter

... sex. // Now he is trying to do a balancing act to diffuse the controversy Ramadoss told an Indian newspaper: ‘‘We need many more Khushboos to talk about safe sex to the country’s youth. But you cannot propagate sex outside or prior to marriage.’’ The minister said that his department had engaged many c...

Laser Used To Clear Blocked Arteries Preventing Amputation

...e at high risk for losing a limb because of severe diffuse atherosclerosis of the legs. These patients were considered unfit for bypass surgery which is the standard treatment for the prevention of limb loss. Diabetes is a leading cause of lower limb amputation in the U.S accounting for more than half of...

Polymer Molecule Layered On Carb Molecule to Increase Sensitivity

... is porous," Lin said. "This allows the glucose to diffuse in and come into contact with the enzymes." "The polymers trap the enzymes in place," Liu said. "You can go up to five or six layers to improve the sensitivity of the detector, but after that, the more enzyme layers" inhibit diffusion of the glucose....

Electrosurgery Ensures Integrity Of Cochlear Implant Following Adenoids Removal

...hereas monopolar current may spread in a much more diffuse pattern from the nasopharynx to the grounding pad. Unlike other forms of electrosurgery, there are no reports on the safety of Coblation electrosurgery with other implantable stimulators, such as pacemakers and cardiac defibrillators. Source: Newsw...

New Discovery Shows That Brain Could repair Itself After Stroke

... laboratory and it is difficult to deliver them to diffuse disease sites in the body without stimulating an immune response." "The results that we present here suggest a general model of stem cell expansion that applies to many precursor cells of clinical interest and that may lead to strategies that promo...

Easing Kids into the Basics of Back to School

... fear or frustration. Humor can be also be used to diffuse a bully’s aggression. Child can also be instructed to say something like, 'Stop doing that. It’s not fair.' He said fairness seems to strike a chord with other children, and may encourae support....

A New System Developed For Studying The Condition Of The Human Arterial System

...ermining the state of the human arterial system by diffuse logic techniques. Fernando has outlined in his the...ondition of the arterial system in humans by using diffuse logic. Arterial diseases: Medical conditions involving loss of arterial elasticity, such as arter...

Study Finds Parkinson’s Cell Death Blocked by Stopping Inflammatory Facto

... example, the drug may not have been able to fully diffuse throughout the tissue, it might take longer to work than the weeks allowed in the experiment, or dopamine neuron loss might also involve processes independent of TNF. “If an intervention could still reduce the extent or rate of cell death by 50 pe...

Lack of Evidence on Treatment for Narrowed Kidney Arteries

...and up to 50 percent of seniors or people who have diffuse atherosclerotic vascular diseases. RAS patients have three treatment options: angioplasty, which reopens the narrowed artery with a small balloon; angioplasty in combination with a stent, a metal mesh tube placed inside the artery; or therapy with...

Study Examines Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chronic Lung Diseases

...mulative incidence of obstructive lung disease and diffuse parenchymal infiltrative lung disease (DPILD) in the study group. Significant findings A total of 603 RA subjects were followed for a median of 14 years. The cumulative incidence of obstructive lung disease using the list of diagnosis criteria was...

Drugs Delivery Revolutionized by Extremely Stable Glass

...utron probes also were used to study how molecules diffuse during subsequent annealing of the two types of glass samples. After 16 hours of annealing, molecules in the new glass remained fixed in place. The conventional sample, by contrast, began bulk molecular diffusion after less than 30 minutes of anneali...

Olive Oil Emulsions Prevent Cardiac Bypass Surgery

...tacles are calcification, which hardens bones, and diffuse plaque, which can make the vessels too rigid for effective stent delivery. "Patients in whom stents cannot be placed are at high risk of abrupt re-closure of the artery which could lead to life-threatening complications such as heart attack of emerg...

New Guidelines For Assessing Lymphoma Treatment

...agement, says Juweid. "Many patients with either diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), which is the most common subtype of lymphoma, or Hodgkin's disease, who were previously considered in partial response to treatment based on the conventional assessment, will now be considered in complete response if th...

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