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New antibiotic already developing resistance

...ce is a major problem worldwide, and hospitals are ground zero since infections and antibiotics are part of everyday life in these settings. Bacteria have an innate ability to mutate, and when they are repeatedly exposed to an antibiotic, they learn to change themselves in order to evade the drug. Bacteria ...

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

...gest in the world, had challenged the order on the ground that it violates their intellectual property rights (IPR) under the World Trade Organization (WTO). The move by the firms to back off is "a victory for millions of poor people in South Africa and around the world," said an Oxfam spokesman. Oxfam, a...

Flaxseed fights cancer risk

...usands of years - the fibres to make linen and the ground seeds in bread and cereal.The seeds are rich in lignans, which resemble the female hormone oestrogen.// High levels of oestrogen are linked to breast cancer and lignans may lower levels by blocking oestrogen synthesis. Researchers at the University...

Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals Hampered by Attacks

...ial line-haul trucks to carry finished products by ground to sites throughout the United States to maintain an adequate supplies. In addition, the company tried to ensure that the New York area could continue to get radiopharmaceuticals so that all possible treatment options would be open to the victims of ...

Acne may protect against infections

...s up the follicle, and provides and ideal breeding ground for P. acnes. However, Dr.Eady admits that her work, while helping some to avoid the misery of a disfiguring condition, may actually be counter productive in other ways. "If acne is eliminated we may begin to pay a much higher price as the inciden...

Lancing tumours into the body

...ve this frequency, the magnet stopped spinning and ground to a halt. After the gel tests, Ishiyama decided through real tissue. He found it could screw itself through a 2-centimetre thick chunk of beef steak in 20 seconds. Because the devices are so small, Ishiyama says they could be injected into the body...

Tobacco chewing leads to dental caries

...oose leaf, plugs, or twists, and snuff is a finely ground or shredded tobacco. The study revealed that men who use chewing tobacco exclusively were four times more likely than those who had never used tobacco to have one or more decayed or filled root surface. On average, the men who used chewing tobacco ...

Coffee may help prevent cavities

...hers examined caffeine and non-caffeine samples of ground and instant coffee. Instant coffee had a higher level of inhibitory activity against S. mutans. As for caffeine and decaf, the results seem to indicate that “caffeine is not involved in the antiadhesive properties of coffee solutions,” according to ...

Elevated Ozone Levels Hurt Sperm Count

...lity in both regions. The greater the increase in ground level ozone--popularly known as smog--the greater .... Ozone occurs in two layers in the atmosphere--at ground level, where it is an air pollutant that can damage human health, and far up in the stratosphere, wh...

Watch what you eat during summer

...or. Summer picnics and barbecues can be a breeding ground for food-borne illness if you don't follow a few simple rules. Food experts at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center would like everyone// to enjoy the warm weather without the bother of a bout of food poisoning.That's why they've just issued a few timely remi...

Functional foods reduce cholesterol

...ew research, a daily dose of a soybean nutrient in ground beef can lower total cholesterol and the "bad", or...ate University studied if phytosterol-supplemented ground beef would also help lower cholesterol levels in young men. Rresearchers made thirty-four male coll...

Lumbar bone mineral density affected by daily physical activity

...ysed. The mechanical aspect covered the sum of all ground reaction forces in physical exercise (MECHPA). The metabolic aspect involved a weighted metabolic score for intensity, frequency and duration of physical exercise (METPA). The researchers found that the metabolic aspects of physical activity became i...

New lung cancer vaccine on the anvil

...umors removed from their lungs during surgery were ground up into individual cells. The cells were then bioengineered to make a T-cell alerting chemical signal. Patients got injections of this vaccine once or twice a week. Lead researcher Dranoff said that this is the first time a vaccine has been develope...

Canada stunned as mad cow discovery leads to beef ban

...a temporary ban on Canadian beef. The industry has ground to a halt. Meanwhile, Canadian authorities have moved swiftly to quarantine nine other ranches where the cow may have lived. The first question investigators are struggling to answer is how the animal contracted so-called// mad cow disease, otherwise...

New heart-healthy corn due in stores by 2007

...arch and protein, according to the industry. It is ground to separate the corn germ -- an oval-shaped nub in the kernel -- from which oil is extracted. The residue is saved for making animal feed. The oil is sold to food processors to use as an ingredient for other products or is sold as cooking oil. Scie...

The Logic Behind The Spread Of SARS

...nd security staff of the complex who worked on the ground floor in each building would probably have had frequent person-to-person contact with residents, but they were not affected by the virus. Coupled with the finding of much lower concentrations of the virus in respiratory secretions than in urine and s...

Air travel reduces oxygen level in the blood

... to 78 yrs. This was measured by pulse oximetry at ground level and at higher altitude during a flight. The...The mean level of oxygen saturation was 97% at the ground level and 93% at the cruising altitude. More than fifty percent of the passengers had the saturation...

Use of antibiotics in farms may increase ‘super bugs

...cteria in the air and surface of the farms, in the ground water, in the wild animals that live around and in the animals raised in the farms for the market. These antibiotic resistant bacteria are carried from the farms to the kitchen and in turn infect the humans from common handling through unsafe procedu...

HIV can be blocked from entering human cells.

...om the Japanese University Kumamoto, have announce ground braking news in the fight against the AIDS virus. The research headed by Hiroaki Mitsuya tried the new drug on 40 AIDS patients in the United States. The patients took 0.02 ounces of AK602 twice a day for 10 days. The results showed that their HIV dr...

Bird flu infection spreads from Asia to Europe

...ocks close to Russia's large Chany Lake, a nesting ground for migrants. This spread of the virus by the migratory birds has caused great concern over the spread of the disease as it may lead to spread of the virus worldwide, as most of the migratory birds which fly from their breeding grounds in Oinghai, mi...

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