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Patients With Filariasis More Prone To HIV Infection

...nfectious Diseases, HIV infection is significantly enhanced in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from individuals with untreated filarial infection compared to PBMCs from infected patients treated with antifilarial agents. According to Dr. Ramya Gopinath and her team at the National Institute of All...

Keep guilt off

...people who report high pleasure and low guilt have enhanced immune system function. Such observations provide empirical support for the increasingly-held notion that pleasures are good and guilt is bad for health."...

Sequencing of the Plague

...gue might emerge. More ominously, it suggests that enhanced strains might be relatively easy to develop as weapons. The bacillus that causes bubonic plague, Yersinia pestis, commonly infects rodents in Asia, Africa and the Americas. But it occasionally spreads to humans, with fatal effect.It does so by infec...

Beta-Carotene May Aid Diabetics

...ta-carotene dietary supplementation normalises the enhanced low-density lipoprotein and may be important in delaying accelerated development of atherosclerosis in patients with diabetes mellitus....

Healthy Medicine Or Harmful Intoxicant?

...using GHB feel a sense of euphoria and relaxation, enhanced sexuality, and increased verbalization. Users feel the results five to 20 minutes after intake, and effects disappear after three hours. Users of GHB may also experience dizziness, loss of coordination, seizures, lack of bladder control, amnesia and...

New device for discerning Osteoarthritis

...ave been developing a technique called diffraction enhanced imaging (DEI) that can create an image of cartilage. They have found it can be used to detect early Osteoarthritis, before it's visible by X ray. Certain features of DEI correlate well with the clinical stages of arthritis. They want to get DEI int...

Breast cancer risk seen in twins

...will benefit from closer monitoring to address her enhanced risk. It also focuses future research efforts onto looking for the genes underlying breast cancer . Hence a combination of genes is more likely to be responsible for many diseases....

Adding contrast improves ultrasound's ability to detect prostate cancer

Contrast enhanced color Doppler ultrasound is better than unenhanced...nce, compared the diagnostic abilities of contrast enhanced and unenhanced endo-rectal ultrasound in 85 men suspected of having prostate cancer. In all subjects...

WHO and UNAIDS unveil plan to get 3 million AIDS patients on treatment by 2005

...s HIV/AIDS Initiatives ($15 billion dollars for an enhanced AIDS response), the pathfinding work of NGOs (like MSF) and faith-based groups, the efforts of pharmaceutical companies to reduce the prices of AIDS treatment, the contribution of international foundations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, ...

Support Services found to Dramatically Impact Pediatric Health Care

...s specialists in the pediatric practice to provide enhanced services such as home visits, telephone help lines, educational materials and support groups to advise parents who have developmental concerns with their children. Researchers found parents in the program were more confident in discussing developmen...

Identifying Heart Disease Early

...ning in each individual. Results show people with enhanced functioning were significantly less likely to have...nly associated with impaired functioning, not with enhanced functioning. Thus researchers say assessing the inner layer of blood vessels could serve as an early...

Processed meats can cause cancer

Risk of pancreatic cancer is enhanced by eating processed meats, said the researchers of Cancer Research Center// at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. Previous studies have tried to relate meat with pancreatic cancer, but this is the first time processed meat have been proved to enh...

MRI screenings may be better to identify breast cancer

... breast cancer. These women had undergone contrast enhanced MRI screenings and mammography for 2 to 7 years. ...ts of such intense screenings showed that contrast enhanced MRI screenings are more sensitive for cancer detection. However, the research had also showed that a...

CoQ10 bioavailability increased by Nanotechnology

... results of two human clinical trials support the enhanced bioavailability// of CoQ10 delivered into beverages using its novel technology which will interest manufacturers of CoQ10 products. Increasing its bioavailability, or the body's absorption of the ingredient, allows supplement and food makers to use...

The Use of Radio Frequency Identification ( RFID) to tackle the growing menace of counterfeit drugs

...product recall, arresting pilferage and shrinkage, enhanced supply chain efficiencies etc.,say officials in the field. Since the cost involved in the implementation of RFID is huge officials are of the opinion that pharma companies in India should make use of technologies such as optically variable pigments, ...

Hypertension Drug of Choice for African Americans

...enaline. It also works as a modest vasodilator via enhanced release of nitric oxide,(2-3) which means it can widen the blood vessels, contributing to the maintenance of arterial pressure levels within the normal range. The combination of these two actions, as a beta-blocker and a direct vasodilator, may help ...

Five patients die amid Bihar doctors' strike

... alternate arrangements for their accommodation or enhanced their allowance so they could live on their own outside the hospital campus. Ironically, nurses in the hospital called off their six-day-old strike Friday after the administration agreed to meet their demands. (IANS)...

The Link Between Oxidized Phospholipids And Coronary Artery Disease

... In conclusion researchers say that in settings of enhanced oxidative stress and elevated Lp(a) lipoprotein levels, a pro-inflammatory milieu may predominate that contributes to the clinical expression of cardiovascular disease. According to another recent study researchers suggest that proteins and enzymes...

Suicidal Tendencies May Be Treated With Cognitive Therapy

...10 sessions of cognitive therapy and 60 to receive enhanced usual care with tracking and referral services. The central feature of cognitive therapy was the identification of thoughts, images, and core beliefs that were activated prior to the suicide attempt. Strategies were applied to address the identified...

The 'bitter' proteins

...f brain cells and impaired ability to learn – were enhanced by the production of hSYN (the protein associated with Parkinson’s), said the team. They also found that Abeta – a metabolite of the Alzheimer’s protein hAPP – increased the build-up of hSYN in brain cells. This, said the researchers, shows a possi...

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