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Common Pain Killer may Reduce the Risk of Brain Damage in Premature Babies

...x a little hardier in cases of premature birth, by eradicating the vigorous building of new, but very delicate, blood vessels that bleed more easily than established blood vessels. The team used celecoxib to hit down the production of cox-2, which consecutively slowed production of VEGF. The team also studied an...

New York Legislature Highlights for Awareness of Alzheimer's Disease

... New York State Legislature is a major step toward eradicating the stigma and denial that continues to surround Alzheimer's disease. Only by raising awareness will more people understand that they should not hide from warning signs. Early diagnosis and utilization of community support services can ultimately imp...

The Dreaded Disease Tuberculosis Raises Its Ugly Head

...g-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB). In the 1970s, eradicating TB appeared possible. Now, the drug-resistant strains are winning. Of the 9 million new TB cases each year, an estimated 450,000 are multi-drug resistant, or MDR. Only two-thirds of MDR TB patients are cured. The World Health Organization estimates t...

HIV Eradication Unlikely Following Bone Marrow Transplantation

...wn cells. Although scientists have been working on eradicating HIV from the body for more than two decades, and knowledge is increasing incrementally, their work has ultimately been disappointing. One possible avenue considered promising in the pre-HAART era was bone marrow transplantation. Between 1982 and 1...

1-visit Screening, Prevention for Cervical Cancer Holds Promise

...though this approach is effective at detecting and eradicating precancerous abnormalities, it requires a degree of infrastructure that isn't often available in developing countries. Pap smears require equipment such as slides, reagents and even a working microscope, which might not be available in developing co...

Seven Polio Cases Detected in Bihar

...d high population density are the key obstacles to eradicating the virus. India's annual budget for 2006-07 to fight polio is over Rs.10 billion, but detection of new cases, especially in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, shows the country still has a long way to go to wipe out the disease. According to a World Bank ...

WHO Calls for Greater Efforts to Fight TB

...ncreased. However, despite the positive trend in eradicating TB, van Maaren warned that the region was still far from achieving its 2010 goal of reducing TB deaths by half, compared to the 2000 levels. In recent years, over 3.5 million TB cases and nearly 300,000 deaths have been recorded in the region, he w...

Allocation for Health, Education Not Enough: UN Official

... Programme (NCMP). There are eights MDGs in all: eradicating extreme hunger and poverty; achieving universal primary education; promoting gender equality and empowering women; reducing child mortality; improving maternal health; combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases; ensuring environmental sustainabil...

Deadly Bug to Be Tracked Down

...hold and flourish. Experts say the difficulty of eradicating C. difficile spores once an infected patient has contaminated an environment makes the bug easier to contract in hospitals. ANN...

Europeans Developing First-Ever Dengue Fever Vaccine

...uito vector. In hopes of finding novel methods for eradicating the virus, the research team lead by the Institut de recherche pour le development (IRD) investigated the enzyme metalloproteinase and its effect on the cement holding blood vessels together. They have uncovered evidence showing that metalloprotein...

Battle Against Polio Far from Over in Bihar

...d high population density are the key obstacles to eradicating the virus in the two states. India's annual budget for 2006-07 to fight polio is over Rs.10 billion but detection of new cases, especially in the two states, shows that it still has a long way to go to wipe out the disease completely. Source-IANS...

Polio Outbreak on Wane: Next Rounds Must Focus on Youngest Children

...unity is very high now. India came very close to eradicating polio in 2005: even during this current outbreak over 80% of India’s districts remain polio-free, evidence that the basic strategy of repeated mass vaccination campaigns is effective in protecting children. The outbreak itself has been much smaller t...

Vaccines — Good for Adults to

Vaccines — credited with eradicating diseases such as diphtheria, polio and measles in the United States — sometimes still get a bad rap.// Some people believe that they aren’t effective or may cause dangerous side effects. Some say they are no longer needed because most vaccine-preve...

Novel Suicide Gene Therapy Used to Treat Malignant Brain Tumors

...and gene therapy, has already proven successful in eradicating localized prostate cancer. Methodist is one of only two sites in the United States to offer this unique gene therapy clinical trial for patients with malignant gliomas, the most common form of brain tumor. In the study, the common cold virus is use...

Research 'Extraordinaire' To Restore Vision

...ary piece of work might well be the torchbearer in eradicating blindness, illuminating many a human life grappling in the dark. RJA...

Polio Back in Kenya: WHO

...cessful control of polio worldwide would depend on eradicating it in endemic nations like Nigeria, Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. WHO has reported 1,403 cases of polio this year around the world, including 1,300 from these four nations. Poliomyelitis is a viral infection that attacks the nervous system tha...

Efforts To Vanquish Skin Disease Among Infants

...orkers , who in turn can then play a major role in eradicating skin diseases from their communities. MON...

Strategies by the State Government to eradicate Chikungunya

...vernmental organizations to involve in the task of eradicating chikungunya, he said. GYT...

Remarkable Progress In Development Of Vaccines

...ved quality of life and health among the world, by eradicating and help in fighting// many infectious diseases. ...on this recommendation, we'll go a long way toward eradicating whooping cough from this country,...

Campaigners and Health Officials Fight Against Polio in Namibia

...ected on May 6 and the government was very keen on eradicating polio and decided to conduct vaccination campaigns. There are long queues were seen in some parts of the capital Windhoek. Health Minister Richard Kamwi said that all the work is going on in full swing and about 6 400 officials and volunteers had ...

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