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Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels

... vessels that feed them nutrients. Four drugs that disrupt angiogenesis - blood vessel formation - have been shown for the first time to be effective. It also provides the first indication that the drugs, known as angiogenesis inhibitors, vary in effectiveness depending on the stage of cancer targeted. //...

Common contraception

...the protein means that a contraceptive designed to disrupt it would have far fewer side effects than a hormone-based contraceptive. Hormones are found in many different tissues.// Working with mice, the researchers discovered that the sperm of mice without the CatSper gene were unable to penetrate the outer...

A new contraceptive

...the protein means that a contraceptive designed to disrupt it would have far fewer side effects than a hormone-based contraceptive. Hormones are found in many different tissues. Working with mice, the researchers discovered that the sperm of mice without the CatSper gene were unable to penetrate the outer c...

Periodontal disease may amass the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes

...lls can release proteins called cytokines that can disrupt production of insulin, the hormone that is key to diabetes, the researchers said. "In the pancreas, the cells responsible for insulin production can be damaged or destroyed by high levels of cytokines," said Dr. Anthony Iacopino from the Marquette Un...

Bacterial discovery may help CF patients

...-destroying enzyme, called DNaseI, may break up or disrupt the formation of stubborn biofilms of the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Biofilms are communities of bacteria enmeshed in a matrix of long, chain-like molecules, which includes DNA. When biofilms form in the human body, as they frequently do in the...

Implication of virus in colon cancer

...dies that show how human cytomegalovirus (CMV) can disrupt normal cellular processes, leading to malignant growth, especially in the context of colon cancer. Then the researchers went on to test colon tumour samples for CMV. They looked at colorectal polyp tissue, adenocarcinoma (a type of colon cancer) and ...

Lithium May help in Alzheimer's Disease

...a target could help in developing other drugs that disrupt the production of both proteins. Another advantage to lithium is that it does not disrupt the processing of another protein called notch, as do other potential Alzheimer's drugs. Notch is vi...

Alcohol is no tonic for sleep

...an initially help someone fall asleep, it can also disrupt sleep in the latter part of the night, reports the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.// "Three or more drinks will cause the average person to fall asleep sooner than usual," says researcher Shawn Currie of the University of Calga...

Exposure To Night Light may Increase The Risk Of Leukemia

...rs have determined that light at night is found to disrupt the circadian rhythm and suppress the production of melatonin. As an antioxidant, in many studies melatonin has been shown to protect DNA from oxidative damage. Once damaged, DNA may mutate and carcinogenesis may occur. Past research has found a cor...

Premature Babies More Likely If Women Have Higher Protein Albumin In Urine

...d heart failure. In pregnancy also proteinuria may disrupt fetal growth and trigger a premature delivery. Proteinuria or albuminuria can be detected by a simple dip-stick test even at home or to get a better picture a a 24-hour period urine can be collected and analysed. In the study a comparitive study w...

Patients Suffering From Severe Mental Diseases Are At Risk Of Being Crime Victims

...rmation Severe Mental Illness: This condition can disrupt the ability of the person to function normally and relate to his environment in a normal pattern. Most of the time people suffering from severe mental illnesses cannot live in the community unless adequately supported by the medical and familial help...

Night Light Found To Increase The Risk Of Leukemia

...rs have determined that light at night is found to disrupt the circadian rhythm and suppress the production of melatonin. Researchers also says, "As an antioxidant, in many studies melatonin has been shown to protect DNA from oxidative damage. Once damaged, DNA may mutate and carcinogenesis may occur." Thus...

Initiation Of New Study To Help Children With Sickle Cell Anaemia

...g the red cells a twisted (sickled) shape that can disrupt circulation, leading to pain, stroke, and other disabling and sometimes fatal complications. // "Sickle cell anemia is a relentless disease that increasingly disables children as they grow," according to Dr.Ware, an expert in the field of Haematolo...

Disaster Planning Guide From Harvard Health Publications

.... Both natural disasters and terrorist attacks can disrupt power, communication, and transportation for days or even longer. It is best to be prepared in advance so that if a disaster occurs, people know what to do and have the supplies are needed on hand. Regardless of the type of event, the three-step pla...

High concentration of heavy metals in Herbal medicines

...f causing serious health problems. Heavy metals disrupt metabolic function in two basic ways. First, they accumulate and thereby disrupt function in vital organs and glands such as the heart, brain, kidneys, bone, liver, etc. Secondly, t...

Protein Linking Vitamin E And Prostate Cancer

... of Vitamin E in the prostate cells and appears to disrupt a signaling pathway in prostate cancer cells. “Vitamin E and TAP have distinct pathways to modulate prostate cancer cell growth and we hypothesize that vitamin E and TAP can work together to elicit better tumor suppression effects,” the researchers...

Young Children Might Be Harboring Mental Health Problems

...ases, the children suffered symptoms bad enough to disrupt their daily lives, and failure to spot and treat these conditions early might be cause of unnecessary distress and suffering. In a stunning revelation, Dr Adrian Angold, from Duke University in North Carolina, told the conference that large numbers...

Parents Of ADHD Children Suffering Sleep Problems

... the drugs available to control ADHD are liable to disrupt sleep patterns, and are hence not advisable. The survey discovered that parents of ADHD children were more likely to have missed work, or avoided social activities, due to tiredness as a result of trying to cope with a hyperactive child. Tiredness ...

Bisphenol A In Food Containers Has Adverse Effect On Brain Tissue

...en low level of Bisphenol A (BPA) is identified to disrupt estrogen action on the development of the brain and is also concerned with disease and developmental problems. These studies also paved the way to understand the rapid signaling mechanism of estrogen in regions of the brain that were previously tho...

Premature birth linked with pregnant women on night shift

... According to them this is possibly because they disrupt the normal activity in the womb at night. The women who took part in the study were all interviewed in the seventh month of their pregnancy. 'The effects of night work needs more evaluation to confirm and establish any risk,' said Richard Warren,...

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