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Genetic Factors Behind Mosquitoes Resistance to Malaria Identified

...nderstanding as to how some mosquitoes are able to fend off malaria might someday lead to reducing or even eliminating the insects capacity to transmit the devastating disease. We have been trying to cure people of malaria for over a century. Only recently have people started to think about curing mosqu...

AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children

... both parents to the disease and are often left to fend for themselves. Seventeen-year-old Silindile Ncwane, from South Africa's eastern KwaZulu-Natal province, explained the tribulations of living with his elderly grandmother who took him and his siblings in after his mother died. "For me it's very har...

Researchers Identify Immune Dysfunction in Melanoma Patients

... respond to interferon, the cells are less able to fend off the cancer, according to the study that will be published in the May issue of Public Library of Science-Medicine. These results help explain a decade of research showing that people with cancer often have dysfunctional immune systems. Until now...

Drinks and Breast Cancer – How It Happen

...is makes it easier for the body’s immune system to fend them off. Yet, once the cancerous cells acquire a blood-vessel lifeline, which this study suggests is set off by alcohol, the tumor growth succeeds. Sorce-Medindia ANN/V...

A Novel Technique Nudges Genes Into Activity

...lectively activate those genes might help the body fend off cancer, Dr. Janowski said. Genes are segments of DNA housed in chromosomes in the nucleus of every cell and they carry instructions for making proteins. Faulty or mutated genes lead to malfunctioning, missing or over-abundant proteins, and any ...

Anti-rejection Therapy a Boon for Patients With "anti-donor" Antibody Levels

...e system because the antibodies found in IVIG help fend off infections. For most of their highly sensitized patients today, IVIG therapy is combined with a new drug, Rituxan?, which brings treatment time down from about four months to one before transplantation, and the therapy can be used in both living-...

Therapy Modulates Highly Sensitized Immune System to Let Mother Give Kidney to Daughter

...e system because the antibodies found in IVIG help fend off infections. For most of their highly sensitized patients today, IVIG therapy is combined with a new drug, Rituxan?, which brings treatment time down from about four months to one before transplantation, and the therapy can be used in both living-...

Researchers Develop Basis For Experimental Melanoma Treatment

... to react in a way that might create antibodies to fend off C. neoformans infection. Based on this finding, Dr. Casadevall theorized that melanomas might contain melanin that would allow the monoclonal antibody to deliver radiation to tumor cells. Dr. Casadevall then teamed with his colleague Ekaterina Da...

Commonplace Sugar Compound Silences Seizures

...sometimes prescribed starvation as a potent way to fend off seizures. UW-Madison researchers first began to investigate the role of sugar in controlling seizures after early experiments showed that children on sugar-free diets can rapidly experience seizures when they consume even a small dose of carboh...

Obesity Takes its Toll on IQ of Toddlers

...ments because their brains are developed enough to fend off the damage. NLA...

Alternative therapy – an alternative to HRT

...d on the alternatives to HRT and women are left to fend for themselves”. “In particular, it said some products could carry a slight risk of minor, transient adverse events, such as gastrointestinal upsets and rashes” she said. Source-Meindia GYT...

IQ of Toddlers Affected by Excess weight

...ments because their brains are developed enough to fend off the damage. NLA...

HIV Carriers Join Hands to Fight for their Rights

... Another HIV carrier Rama (name changed) has to fend for herself and her two children, both of whom are also carriers of the deadly disease. Rama contracted the disease from her husband 10 years ago. Rama told IANS: "The nine days at the camp have changed my life. I have learnt how to deal with socie...

Research Leads to First Treatment for Drug-Resistant HIV

...rus, patients' bodies have an increased ability to fend off opportunistic infections, the leading cause of death for those with AIDS. Eight protease inhibitors are currently on the market and have greatly improved the quality of life for those suffering from HIV, Ghosh said. These inhibitors, however, l...

Crusade Against Malnutrition

...e their mothers are away, children are expected to fend for themselves. Once home, mothers nurse infants, and older children eat what little food there is. Toddlers are often left out because they are too small and too weak to compete with older siblings for something to eat. Following a full course of ...

Finally, The First Ever Treatment for Drug-Resistant HIV

...rus, patients' bodies have an increased ability to fend off opportunistic infections, the leading cause of death for those with AIDS. Eight protease inhibitors are currently on the market and have greatly improved the quality of life for those suffering from HIV, Ghosh said. These inhibitors, however, ...

FDA Approves New Test For Screening Infection In Babies

... adults, but in babies, whose immune systems can't fend off bacterial invaders as easily, it can be deadly. The germ differs from group A streptococcus, which causes strep throat. Only one to two of every 1,000 babies born develop group B streptococcus infections within their first week of life, and mos...

Nature’s fury leaves permanent scar

...ve been forsaken by their families and are left to fend for themselves in hospitals or camps, which has a bearing on their psychosocial health resulting in mental illness and depression. Domestic violence also increases due to the frustration and depression of a setback in their live....

AIDS Afflicted Children Abandoned

...ildren have abandoned them, and they are forced to fend for themselves. // The country’s Health Ministry sources have revealed that there are over 60 non-governmental organizations in the nation that are contributing towards spreading awareness about the disease to ensure that it does not spread, and con...

HIV/AIDS - May push Back the Tide of Progress in India

...dent that their existing activities will help them fend off the virus, and their relatively high level of concern over the disease offers hope that they will avoid complacency in the future," said the survey. Today HIV/AIDS is causing more concern in India than both tuberculosis and malaria. The effect of...

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