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Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis

...ventually recognizes the antibodies as foreign and generates an immune response that can exacerbate the disease. Naked DNA vaccination technology may counter these undesirable effects. This consists of introducing engineered genes based on the culprit peptides into the body. When the patient's immune system se...

Diet irregularities lead to stomach cancer

... a leaf or other part of the plant is infected, it generates salicylates which in turn localises the infection and ensures that it does not affect the rest of the plant.The researchers believe that modern farming methods mean that plants with "infections" do not get through the food chain and, as a result, hum...

Injection supports Heart Devices

...d DeBakey VAD, differs from other LVADs in that it generates a continuous blood flow rather than a pulsing one. The advantage over similar devices is smaller size and less noise. Researchers felt that the smaller size seems to have reduced the incidence of thromboembolism, or a blood clot that moves through th...

A new discovery about Acetaminophen

...clo-oxygenase (COX)-1 and COX-2. It is COX-2 which generates pain signals, but COX-1 helps produce the protective mucus that lines the stomach. Inhibition of COX-1 leads to the sometimes serious side effects of NSAIDs like stomach irritation and bleeding. Researchers at Brigham University in the US have now ...

A new discovery about Acetaminophen

...clo-oxygenase (COX)-1 and COX-2. It is COX-2 which generates pain signals, but COX-1 helps produce the protective mucus that lines the stomach. Inhibition of COX-1 leads to the sometimes serious side effects of NSAIDs like stomach irritation and bleeding. Researchers at Brigham University in the US have now ...

Scientists crack dengue fever puzzle

... and fever. However, this second immune response generates immune cells that only react weakly to the new virus. And the duration of the disease is also much longer because the body fails to clear the infection quickly. The discovery could hamper efforts to find an effective dengue vaccine. The risk, is tha...

New X-ray machine launched by GE Healthcare

...st export sales from the subcontinent. The company generates about 60 percent of its revenue from the Indian market, with the rest coming from exports. Source: Indo-Asian News Service...

US Kidney Failure Rates show Stabilization After 20-Year Climb

...ch automatically calculates patient-specific eGFR, generates a list of next steps based on kidney disease stage and is designed to improve communication between kidney specialists and primary care physicians. In 2003, nearly 537,000 people received dialysis or a kidney transplant. The cost to Medicare was $...

Novel drug holds promise for treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ed from a naturally occurring protein, dnaJ, which generates inflammation in RA patients. The drug when administered disturbs the immune system, which is then activated to kill and clear foreign pathogens in the body. This results in an enhanced immune response which is not possible otherwise. The drug would h...

Dogs Can Help Heal The Heart

...atients' levels of epinephrine, a hormone the body generates when under stress, dropped 17 percent when visited by a person and a dog, and two percent when visited by only a person. Epinephrine levels raised an average of seven percent in the unvisited group in the study, she said. Pressure in the heart's t...

Mystery behind the Formation of Vertebral Precursors Unraveled

...e gap between the morphogenesis of the tissue that generates the vertebrae and the periodic production of their precursors. Various studies would help in appreciating their function in embryonic development. In conclusion the researchers said that by having a through insight of the function and development one...

Too Much Of Fried Food Increases Cancer Risk

...different cooking methods implies that deep-frying generates more PAHs than any other cooking method," University of Singapore researcher Dr Rajasekhar Balasubramanian said. This could be due to the higher temperature maintained during cooking and the larger amount of oil used in deep-frying, he said. --Ed...

Lactic acid a potent energy giver if used properly!

... intense, bouts of exercise. "The intense exercise generates big lactate loads, and the body adapts by building up mitochondria to clear lactic acid quickly. If you use it up, it doesn't accumulate." Experiments with dead frogs in the 1920s seemed to show that lactate build-up eventually causes muscles to st...

Three-Dimensional Image Of AIDS Virus – BY FSU Researcher

...ique called cryoelectron microscopy tomography. It generates three-dimensional images similar to those from a CAT scan, but at the level of viruses and molecules rather than tissues and organs. They imaged HIV samples as well as a mutant SIV (non-human primate) strain, genetically engineered for the study b...

Body generates Antibiotic against Urinary Tract Infection

...ve proved otherwise. They discovered that the body generates an antibacterial peptide, called LL-37 that safeguards against urinary tract infections (UTIs). Research leader and Professor Annelie Brauner said 'Urinary tract infection is not only painful for the patient but also an economical burden to the indi...

Negligence Cases in the Obstetrics Department Increases Fatality Rates

...fare (AIHW) it is found that Obstetrics department generates the biggest number of negligence claims//. A new report shows that one in five cases of negligence from this department. Data was collected from 2002 when the medical field was going through a period of crisis. In this period there was a steep ris...

Nic Vax, A vaccine to put off smoking -No smoke without fire!

...that the antibodies which a single dose of Nic Vax generates will get depleted in a month. This will necessitate the need for multi-doses. A parallel clinical trial for multi-shot response is being tested on 300 people after which the vaccine will await FDA approval. A positive stride in smoking cessation in...

New Way to Open Cellular Ion Channels, Implications for Drug Design

...the cell. The precisely controlled passage of ions generates the electrical currents that enable nerve impulse transmission, hormone secretion, and muscle contraction and relaxation. When there are changes to the channel, such as by mutations in a channel gene, disease can result. For example, mutations in som...

New Test For Early-Stage Lung Cancer

...es, which have similar characteristics. The test generates a risk "number" for each patient. If their risk exceeds 50 percent, the patient is advised to get chemotherapy. "This new genomic test is a clear example of personalized medicine, where we use the unique molecular characteristics of each patient's ...

Cancer-Killing Viruses Employ Multiple Mechanisms

... did not induce either productive infection (which generates many thousands of copies of the virus) or death in dendritic cells. In other words, although the dendritic cells were technically infected with reovirus, they did not suffer the same fate as cancer cells. In fact, infection actually stimulated the ce...

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