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New Laser Techniques cure degeneration of the eye

... a laser. This therapy is not a total cure, but it halts the progression of the disease. This treatment is quite expensive, since it requires trained skills. Doctors feel, the key to successful treatment is early self-diagnosis. This is effective, when doctors recommend patients to visit an optometrist o...

Researchers trick Alzheimer's Enzyme

...he enzyme actually designs the drug that will best halts its progress. James Olds, neuroscientist, director of the Krasnow Institute for Neurobiology at George Mason University in Fairfax, is indeed a revolutionary method in rational drug design."It may have great applicability to improving the specifici...

Chest Pain Can Be Identified By New Tracer Chemical 30 Hours After Pain Relief

...ets off a metabolic disturbance that slows down or halts the way fatty acid is normally utilized. The condition is called myocardial ischemia. The disturbance causes the heart to switch from fatty acid as its primary fuel to glucose. The new tracer test keys in on this metabolic disturbance and seemingly ...

Genetic Link to Adrenal Tumor Revealed

...t were deficient in the enzyme PDE11A. This enzyme halts cyclic nucleotide production in adrenal cells as well as in other kinds of cells in the body. Because they lacked PDE11A, the patients' adrenal cells had higher levels of cyclic nucleotides. The researchers believe that these higher cyclic nucleotide...

Infants have better iron reserves if umbilical cord clamping is delayed

... mothers. The umbilical-cord clamping procedure halts blood flow from the placenta to the infant in preparation for cutting the umbilical cord. During the past century, it became common practice to clamp the cord about 10 seconds after the baby's shoulders are delivered. However, there has been little s...

Idursulfase Is Effective Treatment for Hunter Syndrome

...ly 20s. Now, they have a treatment that arrests or halts the disease process,” Muenzer said. Muenzer is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts in Hunter syndrome research and the medical treatment of children with genetic lysosomal storage diseases such as Hunter syndrome. In his laboratory a...

NRI Scientists find Potential Colon Cancer Weapon

...d that blocking the production of aldose reductase halts the growth of human colon cancer cells implanted in laboratory mice. "By inhibiting aldose reductase we were able to completely stop the further growth of colorectal cancer tumour cells," they said. Colon cancer is the second leading cancer killer ...

Gardasil Refused Subsidy

...d 26. Gardasil, the vaccine designed in Australia halts the spread of sexually-transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV), which causes 70 per cent of cervical cancer. The NSW Cancer Council has estimated that around 700 Australian women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year causing about 270 deaths....

A New Pathway To Deal With Sleeping Sickness

...own the synthesis of a crucial RNA molecule, which halts the production of messenger RNAs and leads to the parasite’s death. Inducing SLS could therefore be a novel way to eradicate parasites and prevent sleeping sickness - trypanosomiasis. The researchers also believe this could have implications for rela...

Specific Imbalance Between Two Peptides may Cause Alzheimer's

...d. Wang plans to continue investigating how AB40 halts the formation of AB42 fibrils. "This has the potential to become a simple therapy to prevent the formation of toxic AB42 species. I plan to continue my research on the role of AB40 and hope that we can test this theory on human neurons, animal mode...

Researchers Find Estrogen Governs Genes That Affect Aggression

...osterone levels. Upon treatment with a drug that halts the production of estrogen, it was found that normally aggressive mice became less aggressive when faced limited daylight as in winter. On the other hand, normally docile mice became more aggressive when faced long-day conditions as in summer. Movi...

Modified Drug Therapy for Alzheimers Disease

... that it no longer fits in its original spot. This halts the chain reaction that leads to the devastating symptoms of Alzheimer's disease." Since 2000, Ghosh has been leading the structure-based design of beta-secreatase inhibitors for therapeutic intervention of Alzheimer's disease. His most recent work...

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