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New treatment for Osteoporosis

...ot increase the risk of cancer. This was done by discovering that oestrogen and testosterone can trigger more than one kind of signal in cells. It was known that when oestrogen binds to receptors in cells, it activates a signal that changes the gene expression. The team found that in bone cells, oestrogen can ...

FDA may speed review of new drugs

...review ever more complex drugs - and companies are discovering fewer of them, meaning the FDA is getting fewer industry payments. The result is a shortfall that reached $30 million this yer....

Diabetics & Foot infections

.... The study was conducted// as a result of doctors discovering that many patients came to the Centre with advanced neuropathy and often had to undergo amputation to save their lives. They decided that a little change in lifestyle and proper foot care would help avoid these problems. The study examined 1,660 pat...

Genetic mutation to the 'fountain of youth' discovered

...on in people over 100 years old, a possible key to discovering a "fountain of youth". This genetic mutation was found in the mitochondrial DNA of white blood cells, in a study of a group of 52 Italian centenarians. The researchers found that 17 per cent of the 52 had the mutation, while it was found in only 3.4 ...

Mouth wash samples to predict bone marrow transplant results

...lel mouse studies are currently experimenting with discovering an easy test that will help the mouth wash samples from the patients to turn color when the white blood cells will be detected in the sample. Reference: Bone Marrow Transplantation, June 2005...

MicroRNA provides new insight into birth defects

...for birth defects and this can lay the pathway for discovering what microRNAs as a group are capable of. Reference: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, July 2005...

Indian Hospitals – A Destination For Quality Medical Care

...old son, Elliot Knott to India for treatment after discovering he would have to wait months for an operation in the NHS. The decision to seek treatment in India has been taken after being informed that the patient would have to wait more than four months for an appointment after being left housebound from an ...

Have You Ever Wondered How We Perceive Different Sounds?

...ts have been obtained so far in this area that by discovering the genes involved in development of the ear, a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms can be had that could facilitate treatment for some forms of deafness. In addition, the approach promises for future efforts in hearing restoration. It...

Guidant sold defective defibrillators with full knowledge

...makers typically perform hazards assessments after discovering a device flaw. But Dr. Maisel said he remained troubled that Guidant d not disclose the data about the short circuits and the statistical analysis the company performed. Largely as a result of the Guidant episode, device makers, doctors and the F.D....

A revision in iron and folic acid guidelines for children: Doctors urge

...es and Tanzania. They called for the rethink after discovering that the supplements can cause severe illness and ... iron and folic acid arms of the study early after discovering that children taking the supplements had a 12 percent higher risk of being hospitalized with severe ...

Colour Of Urine Can Reveal The Health Status Of The Patients

... the paper hit her after being on a ward round and discovering a number of patients had discoloured urine. "Here we were with these highly sophisticated monitoring devices that tell us all sorts of things about our critically ill patients and here we are doing something as old fashioned as looking at urine," F...

Designer Strawberries

...that will serve as an invaluable tool not only for discovering new genes in the Rosaceae family but also for establishing the functions of these genes through high-throughput screening methods." The electronic preprint of this article entitled "High-efficiency transformation of the diploid strawberry (Fragaria...

NHS Trust Wants Abortion Mother's Case To Be Dismissed

...nds that she suffered "distress and anxiety" after discovering her pregnancy and "pain and discomfort" when she had her daughter by Caesarean section. She added that she had also suffered financially since she was a single mother. ...

Subliminal Advertising works

...rlands is now doing research on this. They are now discovering that in right conditions a brand can be promoted successfully. The researchers asked 50 participants to count a string of Bs on a screen while a 23-millisecond message was flashed. One set of participants saw the words Lipton Ice Tea while the ot...

HIV Becomes More Infectious Due To Human Immune-system Protein

...innate immune system and HIV work together, and to discovering the interactions that allow the virus to cross the species barrier. "The more we understand, the more likely we are going to be able to design improved therapeutics," Towers said. --Edited IANS...

Holistic Health Programme By Brahamakumaris On May 28

...eal with finding solutions of physical ailments by discovering the spiritual potential of the patient. Talking to reporters here Patel, said the usual practice of people was to chase money till the age of 40 and after that 'keep chasing doctors and spend the money'. Emphasising that without good health nothing...

Stress – Buster : Hormonal Nasal Spra

...warring couples, the researchers were nowhere near discovering a 'wonder' drug that would be a harbinger of marital harmony....

New UCSD Program to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria

...aracterization of potent substances from the sea – discovering novel drug-producing microbes. Fenical’s research team has discovered at least 13 new groups of microbes which are adapted to live in the world’s oceans. Many of these new bacteria are found in deep- ocean sediments, a habitat that had never been c...

Prion Disease Agent Causes Heart Damage

... of prion protein amyloid on mouse heart function, discovering that it decreased the heart’s ability to pump blood. Significantly, unusually high levels of scrapie infectivity were also identified in the blood of the same mice used in the heart study. "This is the first system in which prion disease agents wer...

New Technique To Diagnose Cancer At Molecular Level

...this probe to recognize cancer cells," potentially discovering cancer earlier than often occurs today, said Dihua Shangguan, a UF postdoctoral associate in chemistry and the first author on a paper about the approach that appears today in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....

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(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014, Perth, Australia. Drug discovery company Proteomics International ... of a companion diagnostic (CDx) test with the ... The research team authenticated the panel of biomarkers ... samples. Seven biomarkers were validated at high stringency ... The mass spectrometry data was then cross-validated using ...
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(Date:4/15/2014)... Biologists at UC San Diego have succeeded in ... hormone responsible for growth and resistance to drought. ... studies to determine how the hormone helps plants ... by the continuing increase in the atmosphere,s carbon ... achievement appears in the April 15 issue of ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... Looking at the question of how social behavior has ... universities in Mainz and Basel have gained new insights ... simply compete for food. Rather the siblings share what ... absent," explained Dr. Jol Meunier of the Evolutionary Biology ... University of Mainz (JGU). The team of biologists from ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... (April 15, 2014) The American Association of Anatomists ... All awards will be presented during the Closing ... Hotel on Tuesday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. during ... , The 2014 award winners are: , ... PhD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount ...
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