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How to diagnose heart failure?

...y of Texas say that physical examination gives two distinct signs that signal heart failure. Generally the power of the simple physical examination is forgotten by many. But doctors at the Heart Failure Research Unit at the University of Texas now reveal that two signs in a physical exam are highly relevant t...

The feel of pain

...earch team had demonstrated before - there are two distinct phases in the perception of pain.While certain brain areas "lit up" when the painful sensation itself was experienced, this was preceded by stimulation in separate but nearby areas when the "pain warning" light was switched on. Stimulation of the br...

Lancing tumours into the body

... that nanobots even smaller than this could have a distinct advantage....

Baby Talk Better Than Adult Speech

...ch because the words are spoken with clearer, more distinct sounds....

Mutating viruses helps produce antibodies

... of Pittsburgh. Bordatella can switch between two distinct forms -- one for colonizing the respiratory tracts of its hosts, and one better adapted for life outside a victim. The surface protein the phage latches onto is only present when Bordatella is in its colonizing phase. The investigators, along with c...

Scan correlates susceptible heart plaque

...w. Researchers, felt that these 'hot spots' were distinct from areas of calcification - where the plaque is ..., say the researchers, that these 'hot spots' were distinct from areas of calcification - where the plaque is hardened. It may be that these 'hot spots' represe...

Gene glitches connecting pot with Schizophrenia

... men and woman of the same average age, they found distinct abnormalities in DNA sequences called nucleotides among the schizophrenics. Some of their nucleotides in the marijuana receptor gene appeared significantly more often than normal while others appeared less frequency. Clinical neuroscientist, Carol T...

Benefits in fertility procedures

... preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for three distinct groups of women. PGD is a procedure that can be used along with in vitro fertilization. During the procedure, doctors look at the embryo and test it for a number of conditions prior to implanting the embryo. This helps eliminate the implantation of e...

Discovering cholesterol-absorbing genes

...absorption. They have narrowed their search to two distinct regions of chromosomes 2 and 14. They are especially excited over chromosome 14, which is almost certain to harbour some significant genes. Meanwhile, another team at the Rockefeller is studying the population of Kosrae, an island in Micronesia. Th...

Novel Anti-Neutrophilic Effect produced by Salmeterol in mild asthma patients

...numbers of inflammatory cells in biopsy samples of distinct immuno-phenotype and those expressing the genes for interleukin-4 and -5, regulatory cytokines which are particularly relevant to asthma. The numbers of neutrophils in bronchial biopsy samples and the concentrations of myeloperoxidase and soluble E-...

Scientists crack dengue fever puzzle

... is the fact that the dengue virus falls into four distinct subtypes. Initial infection with one subtype causes the immune system to direct its response to that specific variant. But if an individual later contracts any of the three other variants, he or she is left virtually defenseless against the virus. ...

Blood Marker Found To Predict Colon Cancer

...f CRP have been linked to higher risks of several, distinct chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Researshers hypothesized that inflammation could play a role in developing colorectal cancer. They examined the records of more than 22,000 adults who participated in the CLUE II study --...

Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate Can Now Be Predicted Before Birth

...NA sequence of a species. In this case, they found distinct combinations of sequence variations in and around the IRF6 gene correlated with an increased chance that a child would be born with a cleft. Further research shows the gene test applies for 12 percent of isolated cleft lip and palate cases. Research...

New clues about immune system from leprosy microbes

...wn as monocytes, have immediately divided into two distinct forms, as an emergency response to the bacterial invasion. The first set of cells, called macrophages, seeks out and engulfs the bacterial cells. The second set of cells, called dendritic cells, helps in causing a second immune response called adapti...

Drug addiction can be genetical, says study

...y were hyperactive with less sleep and exhibited a distinct preference for the location where the drug was administered.The research suggesting the link between lack of sleep and tendency to abuse drugs may open new ways to research for the deeper understanding of human drug addiction.Reference: Proceedings o...

Spray on contraceptive clears Phase I trial

...pace. The transdermal delivery of drugs has some distinct advantages over oral or intravenous dosing of drugs. It avoids issues such as gastric irritability due to changes in pH that occur with oral dosing and variable transit times in the gut resulting in rapid fluctuations in plasma concentrations....

The 'bitter' proteins

...ns, say US researchers. Although both diseases are distinct neurological disorders, up to one-third of Alzheimer’s patients develop Parkinson’s and some Parkinson’s patients develop signs of Alzheimer’s.// To research a possible link between the two diseases, neurology experts from the University of Califor...

Researchers Feel The Need For Standards Of Practice In Immunoglobulin Therapy

...Primary immunodeficiency encompasses more than 100 distinct inherited disorders that strike at the body’s ability to fend off infection.2 IG replacement therapy can be life-saving and offers substantially improved health and quality of life for most living with a PI disorder. Globally, IG treatments can be a...

Scientists Developed Cheap Way To Assess Sleep

... The new study, the researchers had identified two distinct types of behavior exhibited throughout the course of a person’s sleep, the first being stable and restful, the second being unstable and aroused. The results show that conventional approaches to categorize non-REM (non-rapid-eye-movement) sleep into ...

Indians are certainly having their greens and eating them too!

...ing the trend going is to keep individual flavours distinct so that the end result is a delectable memory....

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