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Ebola-Outbreak Kills 5000 Gorillas

...king the chain of transmission, could be much more efficient than in the case of outbreaks driven entirely by reservoir spillover. The consistent spread rate of the Ebola infection wave also suggests that vaccination could be targeted just ahead of the advancing wave. The current lack of a vaccination progra...

Uncertain Future For 24 More Persons

...al Lancet said blood transfusions appears to be an efficient route for transmitting the disease. The almost unstoppable mode of transmission of the disease is alarming doctors all round the world. Screening of blood is quite impossible as there is no test available to test the presence of the prion or prot...

Acomplia Reduces Blood Sugar And Promotes Weight Loss

...5 percent of the participants -- rimonabant was as efficient as several of the best anti-diabetic treatments," said Marc Cluzel, Head of International Development Scientific and Medical Affairs for Sanofi-Aventis. About 9.4 percent on Acomplia left the trial midway due to adverse effects like dizziness, naus...

Newly Discovered Immune Defense May Be Impaired In CF Airways

...lture and tissue explants, this is one of the most efficient antibacterial system we have identified," said Bot...issues, but the UI team found that it is extremely efficient at killing bacteria including those most commonly associated with fatal lung infections in CF patien...

Depression After Heart Attack Means More Heart Problems

...in; the medications have been shown to be safe and efficient in patients with heart disease. Serotonin affects emotions, mood and thought. “In addition, improving social support, establishing a physical exercise regimen and addressing psychosocial issues, such as job situation, family conflicts and stress-ca...

Fresh Water, HIV Biggest of India's Six Challenges: Chidambaram

...nating water, as also for recycling water and more efficient irrigation practices. As for energy supplies, he contended that India would have to "depend on the world" till it made additional discoveries at home. On the issue of globalisation, he did not foresee any "backlash", saying democracy was a "gre...

Blame Myelin for Many Neuropsychiatric Disorders

...round an electrical wire, protecting and fostering efficient signaling. But the research of UCLA neurology prof...yelin repair — and the better the myelin, the more efficient the neuron signaling and our “Internet’s” function. Specifically, such cholinergic treatments may en...

Common Virus Enhances Cancer-Fighting Ability of Standard Chemotherapy Drugs

...romoting cell-death signaling, resulting in a more efficient and synergistic anti-cancer effect against these cell lines than using each agent on its own. "Data from the NCI and other investigators examining various co-therapies with REOLYSIN is providing Oncolytics with the rationale for its planned combin...

Hormone Therapy May Improve the Trip Down Memory Lane

...rt time periods – has been demonstrated to be less efficient in older adults. This decline has been linked with changes in the prefrontal cortex. “Our finding of increased activation in the prefrontal cortex in older women using hormone therapy is important and suggestive of potential therapies that need to...

A Hot Date with the Lucrative UK Pharma Market

... we will be able to do so in a much more organised efficient manner. New Frontiers is an intimate forum, which enable you to get down to business straight away. We're very excited about UK opportunities."Kenneth Lane, Sales Manager, Apollo Health For further information: Please contact Meraj Alam or Joel Derb...

A Novel Technique That Detects "Cancer Genes" From The Breath Of Smokers

...e of a gene variant, GSTM1 positive, which is more efficient than another allele type of the GSTM1 gene at detoxifying carcinogens. They found that patients with a null type at this gene were four times more likely to die within two years, as were matched patients who had the positive variant. The research...

Lose Weight To Reduce Risk Of Diabetes – Says A New Researc

...s says. "All of them learned very quickly the most efficient way to burn more calories was through cardio. If they pushed themselves, the numbers added up quickly." While those in the control group could request general advice on eating a healthy diet and free passes to a yoga class, few did, Weiss says. G...

Lice now dried to death by novel dryer

...air with a single half hour treatment is much more efficient than// chemical shampoos and douches claim researchers. The dryer capable of drying up lice and their eggs blows air at a slightly lower temperature than that of a regular hair dryer has been christened Louse Buster by the masterminds behind this in...

Drexel Research in Cytokines Could Treat Sepsis

...ching 20 million cases annually and the absence of efficient drug-based therapies makes this systemic inflammatory response to infection one of the major burdens of healthcare systems, costing over $17 billion per year in the U.S. alone. Sepsis can be treated by hemofiltration, but the efficiency of treatmen...

Basis for Nerve fiber Damage in Multiple Sclerosis Discovered

...APDH and TPI. These two enzymes are essential for efficient energy production. The researchers believe that the binding of these antibodies to these enzymes – GAPDH, in particular – may lower the amounts of ATP – the chemical fuel for cells – available in cells, which eventually can lead to axon cell degenera...

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Tests on Animals shows Promise

An HIV/AIDS vaccine has proved to be efficient on animals according to researchers at the University of Western Ontario.// "Perhaps we can cure HIV infection. This is our hope," said Dr. Young Kang at the University of Western Ontario. Clinical trials of the vaccine are expected soon with almo...

Internet – Boon or Bane

... on how wonderful the Internet is - how simple and efficient it can make things," elaborated lead author Elias Aboujaoude, MD. "But we need to consider the fact that it creates real problems for a subset of people." Aboujaoude, clinical assistant professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences and director o...

Medical Center Tops 3 Million IV Syringes Using IntelliFill i.v. Robotics

...rotocols certainly contributes to a safer and more efficient environment for hospital pharmacies, nursing stations, and the patient bedside.” According to Kromelis, Children’s inpatient pharmacy currently operates the IntelliFill i.v. “around the clock” (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) in a clean room environ...

Walnuts May Help Fight Fat and Keep Arteries Supple

...tent . Studies also revealed that walnuts are more efficient in keeping arteries elastic even when cholesterol levels are moderately high. Arteries that are elastic can swell to accommodate more blood supply when required. Fat molecules prompt inflammation and oxidation in arteries causing hardening of vesse...

Bihar Districts Affected by Black Fever

...ow many villagers go to medical colleges? Free and efficient treatment must be given at primary healthcare centres" Source-IANS...

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(Date:4/23/2014)... unrelated donors was safe and effective in treating ... Clostridium difficile , according to a new pilot ... and available online. Known as fecal microbiota transplantation, ... a colonoscope or a nasogastric tube. The findings ... more readily available to patients. , A growing ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... SPOKANE, Wash.Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have ... are about to nod off behind the wheel. ... steering wheel movementswhich are more variable in drowsy ... to currently available video-based driver drowsiness detection systems. ... detect when a car is drifting out of ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has ... Radiation Therapy for Endometrial Cancer: An ASTRO Evidence-Based ... therapy in the treatment of endometrial cancer. The ... 2014 issue of Practical Radiation Oncology ... The full-length guideline is available as an open-access ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... identified an important enzyme pathway that helps prevent new ... a condition that has been directly linked to cancer ... biochemistry, found that near the end of cell division, ... any breaks in DNA are fully repaired before the ... cells. This process helps safeguard against some of the ...
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(Date:4/23/2014)... Scarborough research shows that male black widow spiders prefer ... rare example of mate preference by male spiders. ... MacLeod and Maydianne Andrade, a professor in UTSC,s Department ... and the wild that males overwhelmingly chose to mate ... widows can tell whether a potential mate is well-fed ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... who have had a stroke, often suffer motor deficits ... study conducted in Taiwan, that will be published in ... is currently freely available on-line as an unedited early ... one group of stroke victims had their own peripheral ... and a similar group did not, those who received ...
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