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The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...ion. The bottom line as they say is alls well that ends well...

The cancer-fighting gene

...have been focusing their investigations on the two ends of the protein, the C terminus and the N terminus....the repair of DNA damage.Researchers know that the ends of the complex protein are particularly susceptible to mutations implicated in breast and ovarian ca...

Comprehension of taste receptor

...e. These have several pores in them, which are the ends of taste buds that contain active cells. When a flavour is in the mouth it moves down the pores and spurs the taste cells.Taste receptors have now been identified for amino acids, bitter, and sweet tastes. The US researchers hope this will allow them...

A new herbal therapy to quit smoking

...dictions, therapists say. Although the programme ends in 15 days, the person, now referred to as an ex-smoker, will be invited for sessions of hypnotherapy on the 15th and 30th day to help maintain this status. The sessions of hypnotherapy will not only help the subject quit smoking completely, but also...

New Cure for Addiction?

...sed treatment, and its Vietnamese advocates say it ends dependency on heroin, opium, and cocaine within five days. This happens without side effects and without creating dependency on another d rug (as happens with the Methadone treatment). If it is really a cure for addiction, the cost per patient , abou...

Age should not rule out visectomy reversal

...e tubes that carry sperm from the testes. The open ends of the tubes are then closed. The procedure can be reversed through a surgical procedure that restores the flow of sperm through the vas deferens. SOURCE: The Journal of Urology 2003;169:2250-2252....

Good News For Those Suffering From Excessive Sweating

... check the release of acetylcholine from the nerve ends of the motor neurons. This can cause a temporary paralysis of the targeted muscle. Currently this is used to treat severe pain in the neck and head from abnormal head position in the condition of cervical dystonia in adults. Primary axillary hyperhi...

Larynx transplant restores patient's voice after 20 years

...enging because it could be difficult to locate the ends of nerves that were cut during the cancer surgery....

New !! “Designer” Gene Theray

...ream has been a problem, because most of the virus ends up in the liver, which naturally isolates foreign bodies and washes them out of the blood.// That makes it difficult to deliver enough of the new genes to the part of the body that needs assistance. New research shows a form of gene therapy capable...

Gene That Might Be Responsible For Aging

...ts suggest the gene responsible for shortening the ends of chromosomes is inherited via the X chromosome. // Investigators measured the length of the end of the chromosomes, known as telomeres, in white blood cell DNA taken from a random sample of families living in northern Belgium. Telomere length was...

Pigs Population A Major Threat To Encephalitis Ravaged UP

.... "If we do away with our pigs, how do we make two ends meet?" Ram Prasad Pasi from the same slum is not oblivious to the threat that pigs pose to the health and lives of his children and other residents in the area. Yet he is strongly against the idea of elimination of pigs. "We will not allow that u...

Flu Vaccine Can Be Used To Treat Lung Cancer

...ly dangerous illness, which for some patients even ends fatally." "But now we want to treat an even more dangerous illness, lung cancer, with them," he said. The researchers explained that the human immune system usually stands no chance against cancer, as it cannot distinguish between healthy and can...

Scientists Seek New Ways To Grow Hair On Bald Pates

...ollicles. So, unlike transplants, the guy actually ends up with more hairs than he started with. The company has recently tested this on seven men with thinning hair due to male pattern baldness, and five of them gained hair, says Intercytex chief scientific officer Paul Kemp. This was just an initial s...

Chromosome Ends Trigger DNA Damage Response For Telomere Protection

...chromosome end protection complex. Telomeres, the ends of linear chromosomes, represent a problem for the control of genome stability and the DNA damage machinery. An exposed telomere could readily be taken for a break and recognized as damage, and thus, have to be distinguished from DNA breaks that init...

Shanghai To Tackle Hypertension

... by hypertension among its people, as a sick state ends up as a poor state. But very little is being done in reality at the ground level, even though a crusade has been launched against obesity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that poverty is one among the reasons for obesity. ...

Molecular Mechanism Of HIV Infecting The Healthy Cells Discovered.

...rts the viral RNA into DNA. Integrase brings the ends of the DNA together and facilitates in the integra...t the activity of the Integrase of holding the two ends of the viral DNA before integration. Once this is interrupted then there is no chance of the integ...

Malaria’s Invisibility Code Identifie

...e very edge of the nucleus, wherein the chromosome ends surround the promoter which contain the silenced var genes. The art of cloning big DNA sequences had to be mastered by the scientists for this research. The parasite’s var genes can be silenced by a promoter. The antigenic variation program has been...

Telomerase Vital In Maintaining Ability of Stem Cell to Multiply

...e able to divide indefinitely. Telomeres are the ends of the chromosomes that protect genetic informatio...ery time a cell undergoes division, the chromosome ends shorten ultimately exposing the genetic information in the stem cell and preventing further division...

Slash In Medi-Cal Coverage Makes Medical Care For The Poor Questionable

...has become very difficult and he struggles to make ends meet. He is paid $26 for each patient, $5.05 for each eye examination (child) and $2.54 for an adult. $13 for youth covered in the program. On the other hand doctors charge $150 for each patient who doesn’t fall under the Medi-Cal program. In th...

Inactivation of Rad9 in Tumor Cells Would Be Advantageous In Cancer Therapy

...It is active in telomeres which are the protective ends of chromosomes. Hence Rad9 has gained a lot of i...osomes telomeres. Telomerase are structures at the ends of chromosomes which protects the chromosome from fusion or degradation. Rad9 proteins interact wi...

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