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Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause

...ne disease. New research by the National Kidney foundation suggests that the culprit is a tiny bacteria called Nano bacteria. These bacteria use a protective covering made of Calcium,which may act as a seed for calcium deposits that may enlarge to form stones. Researchers examined 30 stones in a study and...

Testing for blood sugar levels made easier

The foundation of diabetics care is the regular monitoring of blood sugar levels. But doctors say that many patients do not adhere to this routine because of inconvenience or discomfort, as this requires multiple blood samples to be taken by puncturing// their fing...

Scientists open the book of life

...of 99.99 percent. However it is now considered the foundation for a new era of medical advances. With the entire sequence in hand experts predicted it would lead to new drugs, better forecasts of people's health and new ways of treating or preventing many of the most devastating human illnesses. The six countri...

Rat Genetic Code Mapped

...alth. Researcher say that as they build upon the foundation laid by the Human Genome Project, it's become clear that comparing the human genome with those of other organisms is the most powerful tool available to understand the complex genomic components involved in human health and disease .That in turn will...

Stem Cells Found To Offer Promise For Hair Growth

...ir follicle growth. The findings, may serve as the foundation for new hair loss and skin grafting treatments. To test their theory, researchers used sophisticated cell labeling techniques to track the decedents of the stem cells during normal hair growth and isolate them in adult mice. They transplanted a sl...

Emergence Of New Gene Scanning Technology In Disease Research

... Bristol, University college London, British Heart foundation and Department of Health identified a mutant gene causing high, moderate cholesterol levels among 10,000 middle aged individuals. Through this technique one can identify rare genetic mutation in a population and identify gene level changes says prof...

New Healthy Weight Program Makes Healthy Eating More Interesting

... helps guide your food choices, the pyramid is the foundation of a healthy-eating approach that’s easy, filling, tasty -- even adventurous. The Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Program -- This step-by-step program launches you on your way to a healthy lifestyle with 12 weeks of menus, shopping lists and recipes. No ...

AIDS research and genetics...

...t soon. According to David Gilden, of the American foundation for AIDS research, “these second receptor drugs are the hottest things in AIDS research.” He adds that they offer a lot of hope. But till anything substantial happens lets hope the new approach to control HIV/AIDS works. It is early days yet...

Arthritis risk reduced by exercise

...lity, researchers said. This study gives a strong foundation to current medical support for exercise. According to Dr. Marian Minor of the University of Missouri, exercise probably is best for people in early stages, before development of joint deformity, extensive cartilage loss and continuing pain....

New contact lens materials

...tern, said study results provide a firm biological foundation for increased prospective safety of the new silicone hydrogel lens materials. According to Cavanag and his study, the significance of out study is that for the first time we have a scientific-based rationale that has passed peer review at high leve...

Obesity Hormone -' Leptin' may treat Metabolic Disorder

...thor found that the results of this study lays the foundation for research into the role of leptin in common metabolic conditions such as type 2 diabetes. // Dr. Elif Oral and her colleagues found that a lab-engineered version of leptin, which is usually produced by fat cells, improved several metabolic proble...

'Art of Living' concept expanding around the globe

...ill soon touch lives in Russia. The Art of Living foundation and the Krasnoyarsk State Medical Academy have sig...the academy will join hands with the Art of Living foundation to develop programmes for the staff and postgraduate students of the top Russian medical institute. ...

Feelings Of Sympathy And Empathy Dictated by Personal Experience

... In other words, our own mind and body give us the foundation to understand what other people are doing, thinking, or feeling. Evidence for this comes out of an experiment involving two patients who apparently lost the ability to perceive their own body because of an extremely rare illness. The two specific p...

Junk Food Marketing to be banned

...hey eat and start demanding healthier options. The foundation is sending 600,000 action packs to youngsters and has enlisted the help of celebrities, including actress Fay Ripley and cricketer Andrew Flintoff, to help in the campaign”. Source: BBC ews....

India – Haven Of Medical Touris

...n Foundation of India," the minister said. "The foundation would be of immense help to foreign patients to ge...heir needs," he added. The decision to set up the foundation was taken after India witnessed a rush of patients from the US, Britain, Africa, and the Middle East...

Important parameters of life: Longevity and quality: both improved by exercise

...ed that their findings "offer a strong theoretical foundation for understanding physical activity and quality-of-life relationships in older adults." McAuley said the study's results confirm earlier findings by other researchers suggesting "changes in levels of functioning in older adults with chronic conditi...

Kalam To Lay Foundation Of Vellore Research Center

President APJ Abdul Kalam will lay the foundation stone on December 1 for the country's first stem cell translational research centre, being set up by the Christian Medical College, Vellore.// The centre is being set up in collaboration with the Department of Biotechnology at a cost of Rs 15 crore...

Bill Gates Takes Personal Interest in AIDS Program

...has already been completed, a spokesperson for the foundation said. "There is likely to be some announcement about the progress on the AIDS vaccine initiative also," the spokesperson said. Microsoft is supporting a range of programmes like Project Shiksha, Project Bhasha, Project Jyoti and the unique customiz...

ESRC offers new dynamics for old in UK

... such as the New Dynamics of Ageing, can provide a foundation for future policy." The ESRC is the UK's largest funding agency for research and postgraduate training relating to social and economic issues, providing independent, relevant research to business, the public sector and Government. The ESRC invests...

Initial Steps In Spread Of Cancer Identified

... happens, malignant cells that arrive later have a foundation that can begin the formation of secondary cancer. These steps were shown in mice, whose bone marrow cells were killed by irradiation. The researchers then injected skin cancer and lung cancer cells into these mice after supplying bone marrow cells ta...

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