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Gallstone Gene Discovered by Research Team

A three fold risk increase by gene variant A group of research scientist from the University of Bonn along with Romanian colleagues has discovered a gene variant which augments the possibility of developing gallstone considerably (Hepatology No. 46, 11 July 200...

After Bringing Cheer Rains Choke Delhi's Roads

...has been raining for the past four days. We had to fold up our jeans till the knee level to walk across the road. A couple of cars were stranded but that is a normal sight during the rains," said Nazvi Ahmed. The officials at the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the city could get some m...

Increase in the Rate of Food Allergy

...d. American and UK studies have also shown a 2-3 fold increase in peanut allergy in young children. So when parents and grandparents say that they never saw it in their day, theyre probably right said Prof Mullins. Its important for people to realise that were not talking about tired or hyperactive kids...

Decoding Protein Structures Helps Illuminate Cause of Diabetes

...nsulin. An unknown trigger prompts the protein to fold into sharp fibers that poke holes in pancreatic cells, killing them. Though scientists already have a good idea of the healthy 'before' and dangerous 'after' hIAPP structures, the steps in between remain somewhat of a mystery and may hold clues to ...

New Analytical Tool to Unravel the Cause of Diabetes

...ulin. An unknown trigger prompts the protein to fold into sharp fibers that poke holes in pancreatic cells, killing them. Though scientists already have a good idea of the healthy "before" and dangerous "after" hIAPP structures, the steps in between remain somewhat of a mystery and may hold clues to...

Protein Folds Research Offers Insight into Metabolic Evolution

...netic reconstructions, or family trees, of protein fold architectures in metabolism. They created a new da...T). The result is a multicolored mosaic of protein fold evolution. The mosaic shows that modern metabolic networks and even individual enzymes are compose...

FPG Receives $8 Million for Autism Research

...children diagnosed with autism has sky-rocketed 20 fold by some estimates. This rapid increase has placed great demand on early intervention and education agencies to provide effective educational and intervention services for children and their families. 'Research shows that if we intervene early, we c...

New Anti Fungal Drug Eraxis as Good as the Older Medicine

...dins has dropped substantially but remains several fold higher than that of generic fluconazole," they wrote in a commentary, also published in the Journal. A second study, conducted in Italy, found that giving fluconazole prophylactically to babies born preterm and weighing less than about 3 pounds at ...

HIV/AIDS- Possible Cure From Within

...entists increased the anti-viral potency a hundred fold by just changing two amino acids in the sequence. As of now, the licensed manufacturing company VIRO Pharmaceuticals GmbH, whose Scientific Director is a co-author of the paper is conducting animal studies of VIRIP to determine if it is safe to tes...

Chinese Food- a Global Risk?

...nufactured goods export .Its exports have grown 20 fold in the past 25 years. It had also increased its export of meat, produce and processed food. This had led to an outcry from other countries affected by the low prices from the Chinese markets. Though the Chinese authority has tried to bring in strin...

'Alarming Rise in Caesarean Births a Cause of Concern'

...ished vaginal operative delivery and a four to six fold increase in Caesarean births, “ he pointed out. Caesarean section was more common in private hospitals in India. Doctors were driven by commercial reasons as the procedure cost more as compared to natural birth, he felt. According to the World H...

Present Teenagers Are Unhealthier Than Their Parents

...rfold between 1970 and 2000 while there is a three fold increase of sexually transmitted diseases. Drinking, teenage pregnancy and suicides have also increased and smoking remains the same since 1982. According to the report, smoking, drinking and initiation into sex activity commences during adolescen...

Child Diabetes Soars

...ling the scourge of Type 1 diabetes has risen five fold between 1985 and 2004. Type 1 diabetes or insulin dependant diabetes is an ailment that develops in childhood as opposed to Type 2 diabetes, which develops much later. According to Charity Diabetes UK, nearly 20,000 school going children suffer Typ...

Yale Researchers Named Ellison Foundation Senior Scholars in Aging

...ibutes to aging. She is studying how RNA molecules fold into intricate structures inside cells and how cells recognize misfolded RNAs. “In both mammalian cells and yeast, we focus on proteins and RNA-protein complexes that play critical roles in these processes,” said Wolin. “Our work has revealed unexp...

Master Switches Found for Adult Blood Stem Cells

...roRNAs pair up with matching full-length RNA, then fold and twist it, rendering the larger RNA useless. But the RNA pairings are not perfect, and one microRNA can latch on to several hundred RNA strands. "They act like a single circuit breaker to efficiently control hundreds of RNAs," says Civin, the Herm...

Man-Made Proteins Could Be More Useful Than Real Ones

...udies, researchers had shown that a-peptides could fold from their chain-like primary structure into more complex secondary structures. But these synthetic a-peptides adopted very little or poorly defined tertiary structure, and no one had yet shown that a a-peptide could self-assemble into the kinds of s...

Gardasil – Cervical Cancer Vaccine in UA

...nce of cervical cancer in 2005 has increased three fold from that in 1998. Human Papilloma Virus causes this condition and over 2.3 million women across the globe are claimed to suffer from this disease and around 800 women die everyday due to cervical cancer. This break through vaccine is sure to lift ...

Hundreds of Children Put on a Trial to Trace the Cause of Peanut Allergy

...dreadful allergies has increased its incidence two fold in the last decade. Presently, 70 school going kids are affected among whom 5-8% belong to the age 3. Experts advise parents to avoid peanuts in the child’s diet might be one of the causative factors. As in Eastern countries where groundnuts are the...

Excessive Dietary Fat can Lead to Asthma

...mmatory diseases whose incidence has increased two fold in the past fifteen years. Professor Charles Mackay, the institute's immunology program director told News Limited, "We have shown that a fatty acid binding molecule that normally just has a role in metabolism and fat cells is playing a critical rol...

Exercise can Reduce Smoker's Lung Cancer Risk but the Most Important is Quitting Smoking – a Study Report

... your risk of developing lung cancer is 10- to 11- fold higher than if you didn’t smoke." "The helpful message from this study is that if a smoker is having trouble quitting, exercise can be a first step toward better health," says Schmitz. The findings were derived from the Iowa Women’s Health Study...

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