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Tracing oesophagal cancer

... by the UK's Cancer Research Campaign, have used a dye and a radioactive tracer to track the progress of the cancer cells through the lymph glands. This will help select the glands that should be removed. The research involved 40 people with oesophagal cancer - and in 90% of cases, the new diagnostic tec...

Detecting brain aneurysms

...e for finding an aneurysm has involved injecting a dye into the blood vessels and imaging the result. Naturally researchers wondered if it would be possible to get the same diagnostic result with a non-invasive method. A team from Glasgow, Scotland, studied a group of 114 patients undergoing the standa...

The henna allergy

... pain and discomfort. The problem is not the henna dye itself but the chemical para-phenylene diamine (PPD) which is sometimes added to make the tattoo darker. Henna tattoos are a long established practise in India, where it is called mehendi. Dr Bjorn Hausen, of the Dermatological Centre, in Buxtehude...

New technique to diagnose heart disease

...re the cause of heart disease involves injecting a dye into the vessels and then taking X-rays. But researchers at University of Cleavland have learned that using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) gives results that are equally effective. They looked at 80 patients, in the US and all over Europe, that w...

Benign eye tumors being treated

...s. Photodynamic therapy includes a light-sensitive dye that produces blood clots to terminate the growth of abnormal new blood vessels. In all three cases, the therapy resolved the detached retinas and shrunk the tumors beyond measurable size. Vision improved to 20/20 for the first two patients and to 2...

Pasta sauces recalled in cancer scare

...pasta sauces because they contain a cancer-causing dye normally used in gasoline and shoe polish.// Sky ...afeway. The alert follows the discovery of a red dye called Sudan 1 in chili powder used in the sauces. The dye -- classified as a carcinogen by the Inte...

CT Scans Said to Accurately Detect Small Cancers

...om different angles. Patients are given a contrast dye that allows the scanner to make detailed images of the entire urinary system in slices smaller than a millimeter thick. Computers then combine these slices to create images that can be viewed. Researchers from the University of Michigan studied the ...

Parents' Permission Required For Tattooing

...ne diseases being transmitted through contaminated dye and dirty equipment. The rules will also cover anyone who offers electrolysis, piercing and acupuncture. The new rules will have to be adhered to from 1 April 2006, according to a draft order of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act. The new rules ca...

MP Calls For Ban On Aspartame

...partame is far more dangerous than the banned food dye Sudan 1.Caroline Flint, the Public Health Minister responded by saying that a review concerning the safety of aspartame had already been conducted in 2001. On an average one out of every 15 persons across the world consumes the product. The Ital...

New Drug For Oral Cancer Detection On The Anvil

...t is chemically tolonium chloride, which is a blue dye used extensively in the laboratory detection of oral cancer.Zila CEO Doug Burkett says that the dye highlights the cancerous tissue that is not visible to the naked eye of a dentist. "Here you've got ...

Trans-radial Angiograms: A Boon For Cardiac Patients

... reach the arteries from the groin for injecting a dye to make blockages visible. "Conventionally, this has been done through an artery in the groin - the femoral artery. Newer techniques that are now available include trans-radial and CT (computerised tomography) angiography," Chugh told IANS. He sa...

A Unique Technique To Visualize How The heart functions Developed

...significantly longer than the other dyes. And this dye can image the electrical activity of cells deeper inside the heart, he stated.The researchers are trying to understand the mechanisms which influences the long QT intervals, the time that it takes a depolarised cell to return to its repolarized state...

Bedwetting Could Be Curbed By A Simple Change In Diet

...n get the child to feel better,' Pinto said. Red dye is another irritant. Parents should read the labels of foods and drinks and, if they contain red dye, keep them away from their children. --Edited IAN...

Hospitals In Scotland Not Diagnosing DVT Properly

...nt on to have a venogram that involved injecting a dye into a vein. The specialist registrar found no thrombosis, and recorded a "low probability of DVT" in his report. Her GP whom she consulted on the following day accepted the report and diagnosed her with muscle injury. Still doubtful she had gone the...

New Test to Diagnose the Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

...tors can also do an angiogram of the artery, using dye to show where blockages exist. But, Kramer said, '... or CT scans because of the radiation and contrast dye involved.' Yet another reason this new test may be so valuable. Kramer said people with peripheral...

Researchers Investigate Protein that Protects Tumors

...enior author. The scientists used a fluorescent dye attached to the protein’s antibody to reveal the protein’s location on the tumor cells. “The first step was to identify whether it’s there [on cancer cells] and how often,” he explained. “We found that it was present on 60 percent of the tumors … ...

A Plant Used By Ancient Britons Found To Have Properties To Fight Cancer

... was explained that the plant was used to get blue dye for the war paint is a rich source of a compound that fights breast cancer, scientists have found. They also mentioned that Woad, which belongs to the same plant family as cauliflower and broccoli, contains high levels of the compound glucobrassicin....

Fittest Of Newborn Neurons Survive

...s infected with virus were marked by a fluorescent dye enabling detection of neurons derived from those cells. A few weeks later, animals that received the virus showed fewer fluorescent neurons compared to mice injected with a benign virus lacking the shears, meaning fewer new neurons had survived ori...

Scientists Develop Non-Toxic, Food Safe Paint

...ut do not see any reason why the full FDA approved dye rainbow is not accessible." The researchers report that different concentrations of the gelling agent produced gels with different physical properties as noted in the American Chemical Society’s journal Biomacromolecules. This was demonstrated by a ...

Researchers Uncover Critical Player in Cell Communication

...calcium flow under a high-power microscope using a dye that glows when it comes in contact with calcium. A camera attached to the microscope recorded the brightness of the glow and fed that measure into a computer that calculates the amount of calcium. Knocking down TFII-I and separately assaulting the...

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