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Dogs Can Sense Bladder Cancer

... breeds and ages were trained over seven months to discriminate between urine from patients with bladder cancer and that from a control group. Each dog was then given samples of urine from six control group participants and one bladder cancer patient. The dogs identified their chosen sample by lying next to it in...

Survey shows how bipolar disorder affects the quality of life for patients

...that social interactions suffer, as people tend to discriminate against them. 20% of the respondents have decided to never tell anyone about their condition. Majority of them agree that successful treatment can help them become integrated into the society and help them keep their jobs and maintain a family. While...

Breast Cancer’s Does Not Discriminate – Rich and Famous Who have had Breast Cancer and Survivd

Breast cancer does not discriminate between rich and poor, if not diagnosed early it can kill anyone. Many celebrities have succumbed to it and some have fought it and survived. Medindia has listed all these famous// actresses and personalities who have suffered from breast cancer. O...

New Information On Virus Goes Against The Age-Old Theory

...e system actually does, according to Matzinger, is discriminate between things that are dangerous and things that are not. And it does this by defining anything that does damage as dangerous. Through this selectivity process, the immune system does not respond to things that don't do damage. Examples she uses to...

Fighting against disease as easy as eating eggs

The immune system has the remarkable ability to discriminate between self and non-self. If not for the effective functioning of the immune system, the human body would have lost its power to fight against diseases eventually leading to death. // The immune system produces certain substances called antibodies...

Osteopontin: a useful biomarker in asbestos-related cancer

...est that serum osteopontin levels could be used to discriminate between persons with exposure to asbestos who do not have early pleural mesothelioma and those with exposure to asbestos who do have early pleural mesothelioma, regardless of the histologic type of the mesothelioma. The authors point out that the m...

Ignorance about AIDS rampart in Third of College Students: Chinese survey

...erviewees showed that they still misunderstand and discriminate against people living with HIV/AIDS and would avoid contact with them. The survey suggests that more of TV programmes, commercials, serials, books should reveal the true status and life of these patients. Ministry of Health spokesman Mao un'an sa...

Brain’s response distinct upon exposure to erotic image

... that the frontal cortex contains neurons that can discriminate between different categories of visual objects such as dogs versus cats. Whether or not the human prefrontal cortex contains special neurons that are "tuned" for sex remains a subject for future studies. "The newer and more advanced technologies su...

Exclusive Club For HIV /AIDS People Draws Criticism

...deal with the infected and the affected and not to discriminate and say its exclusively for HIV-positive people," she said. HIV/Aids has destroyed normal life in Zimbabwe. One in every five people is HIV-positive people and about 3 000 die of the disease every week....

New Diagnostic Tool Uncovered Gene Expression Patterns in Recessive Genetic Disorders

... 16 genes whose expression patterns could reliably discriminate between carriers and non-carriers of NBS. The genes could also distinguish carriers of NBS from carriers of a closely related syndrome known as ataxia telangiectasia. Therefore, these 16 predictive genes can be used to develop clinical tests to ident...

Autoimmune disorders studied in detail by U-M researchers.

...nventional drugs for these conditions, which can’t discriminate between healthy and disease-causing cells, Bz-423 is highly selective, homing in on disease-causing cells. In an attempt to better exploit its therapeutic properties, the researchers have been studying the details of Bz-423’s activity. They learned ...

NHS Fertility Treatment to be extended to Lesbians and Single Women

...f recommendations since there is no good reason to discriminate unfairly against one group of patients or another." This advice follows a survey of clinics, published in the journal Human Fertility, and examined how guidance from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence was being implemented. The survey...

Decaffeinated Coffee... Not Really!

...kins School of Medicine. "More than 30 percent can discriminate the subjective effects of 18 milligrams or less. The present study shows that many decaffeinated coffee drinks deliver caffeine at doses above these levels. "The important point is that decaffeinated is not the same as caffeine-free," Griffiths add...

Health Care Benefits for Immigrants Favored by MD Court

...s, children and pregnant women. The governor can't discriminate when he makes budgetary decisions. The Maryland Declaration of Rights ensures equal protection under the law. The court found that applies to the budget process." Kevin Enright, a spokesman for the attorney general's office, said the office "zealous...

Smokers Warned to Give up else Face Denial of Operations

...hings that are bad for our health and we shouldn't discriminate against one particular group.' 'Clearly the PCT believes it has got to act as quickly as possible because of its financial position but I think GPs would be very concerned about this idea. GPs refer people when they think people need to have things...

Researchers Discover How We Differentiate Smells

...likewise, the floral-exposed subjects could better discriminate among floral smells. In other words, study participants exposed to one minty odor became experts in other minty smells. Testing showed subjects retained their new expertise for at least 24 hours. “When you have prolonged sensory experience with one...

Prematurity More Accurately Predicted by Advances in Proteomic Technology

...reviously developed the novel MR scoring method to discriminate healthy from diseased women in whom preterm delivery is impending and the health of the fetus is in danger. MR scoring relies on identification of a group of proteins that serve as biomarkers characteristic to women who will deliver preterm. A nor...

Researchers Discover Key to Body’s Ability to Detect Subtle Temperature Change

...s could cover wide ranges of temperature and still discriminate subtle differences,” Zheng said. Using a novel method based on a technique first used by physicists, Zheng and his colleagues now have shown that the subunits of one channel can come together with subunits from another channel or coassemble in labo...

More Evidence of Racial Discrimination in the NHS

... jobs is in a standardized format and is unable to discriminate between local and overseas graduates and this seems to be the cause of distress to the president of the Royal College. The blog interestingly looks at the history of discrimination within NHS and describes this as 'an ugly fact of life in the NHS.'...

NRI Threatens to Move US Congress for Justice in India

...nt on how they (judiciary and a medical board) can discriminate against a person only because he or she is a US citizen." The Ohio based AIDS vaccine researcher, who has been fighting against malpractices in healthcare in India, wanted some information connected with West Bengal Medical Council's (WBMC) invest...

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