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Effective And Economical Agent For Anthrax

...le cabinets, and in other hidden places that might harbor spores in an actual anthrax contamination. The tests killed the spores and proved that methyl bromide is more effective than chlorine dioxide gas as a building fumigant for anthrax. Methyl bromide would be the most effective treatment because the st...

Some pets found to be SARS carriers

...ic list of animals scientists think may be able to harbor the virus. However, the virus seems to be so versatile that it could have jumped to humans from a variety of animals, co-author Albert D.M.E. Osterhaus said. In China, where SARS festered for months before it grew into a worldwide menace this year,...

Drug to stop HIV spread to babies may Indirectly harm The Mother

...women who get nevirapine during pregnancy go on to harbor virus that is resistant to the drug. Another, done in Thailand, shows the potential consequence: The mothers who eventually need drug treatment for their infection are much less likely than usual to respond to it.In the United States and Europe, preg...

Genetic failure in cloned animals

...chers have found proof that cloned animals tend to harbor genetic defects that will disturb their development and lead to abnormalities, strengthening the rational that reproductive cloning of humans should be banned.// However, the researchers noted the technology still could be used safely for therapeutic...

Time For Lice To Go

... share things like hats and hairbrushes, which can harbor lice. The available lice treatments do not reliably kill the louse egg and the increasing prevalence of lice in certain locations throughout the world suggests that lice have built up a resistance to the chemicals that are used to kill them said the...

Cervical spinal injury patients may have more damage left undetected

...t patients with a cervical spinal injury (CSI) may harbor additional spinal damage not visible on regular x-rays. In fact, more than a third of patients who were thought to have low-risk injuries actually have additional damage that may include significant fractures with the potential to produce serious spi...

Is your house safe enough to protect against asthma attacks?

...yzed, kitchen and living room floors were found to harbor highest concentrations of endotoxin. Furthermore, it was found that the likelihood of having recent asthma symptoms was nearly three times greater among individuals with exposure to high levels of endotoxin in the bedroom. The researchers found that...

Sex Played A Vital Role For Evolution Of Infectious Diseases

...itman said. Other human pathogens or parasites may harbor cryptic same-sex cycles that contribute to produce progeny with altered virulence, geographic or host range or other advantageous characteristics. Source: Eureka alert...

Imported Plants Could Deadly Harbor Mosquitoes, Says Report

...says that tropical plants imported from Asia could harbor dangerous mosquitoes that transmit malaria, dengue and other related illnesses. // The Asian tiger mosquito has been implicated in about 23 diseases and this species was detected in the Netherlands leading to speculation that these diseases may spre...

Chlamydia Screening To Be Offered With Emergency Contraception

... most of the infected people are unaware that they harbor the disease. Young women asking for the morning-after pill at pharmacies will be given a discreet plain purple box, containing a bottle for their urine sample, free postage and a confidential questionnaire offering them a variety of ways they can r...

Russian Miss HIV Positive Says Victims Are Treated Like Prostitutes

... It is estimated that more than 340,000 Russians harbor the deadly HIV virus. Many new cases are directly linked to sharing needles by drug addicts. "History has shown that if the leadership of a country takes a position on HIV-AIDS, and is speaking openly about it, admitting the problem and devoting suff...

Link Between Hepatitis C And Liver Cancer Unraveled By Scientists

... retinoblastoma gene have been found in cells that harbor the Hepatitis C ‘replicon’. A replicon is nothing but a part of the genetic material of the hepatitis C virus that has the intrinsic property of self-replication and protein production. Experimental studies involving the replicons have enabled resear...

Delay in Breast Cancer Gene Tests

Women who are undergoing tests to detect if they harbor a gene that puts them at increased risk of breast ...er. Women usually test themselves to check if they harbor these genes. If the results are positive, some of them even take the extreme measure of going in for...

New Vaccines To Combat Rotavirus

...as effective on children that are malnourished and harbor other infections, as is often the case in developing countries. The vaccine may also prove too expensive for widespread use in such places. Edited (ANI)...

Beneficial Symbiotic Relationship Between Ants And Bacteria.

...tini ants are und the list of other insects, which harbor beneficial microbes in them. Researchers also say...o be pursued in identifying other organisms, which harbor beneficial microorganisms. ...

Bacteria Commonly Seen In Radioactive Waste, Hot Springs Found Inside Humans

...ver the exact mechanism by which the stomach could harbor such a vast variety of microorganisms co-exist inside the human body still remains unclear. Molecular analysis of gastric samples, derived from nearly 23 volunteers has revealed the presence of nearly 128 different types of bacteria. A majority of ...

Candidate vaccine to reduce hepatitis C viral load.

...mutating. A patient suffering from the disease may harbor with many different types of strains. Hence the VIDO came up with a vaccine that has a broad range of action and is effective against all strains....

Scientists Closer To Identifying Gene Connected To Alzheimer's

... don't know which of those genes is most likely to harbor this particular risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, but we're getting closer. We're now trying to nail down which one of these six genes is the most likely to be involved," Goate said. --(ANI)...

Bird Flu Threat Prompts Tightened Security Across Hong Kong Border

...t inside Hong Kong from China has been detected to harbor the avian influenza virus, much to the concern of health officials. The potentially lethal virus has claimed the lives of more than 86 individuals and infected 161 others since 2003, according to estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO). So...

Reports Of New Bird Flu Outbreak In China Raise Concerns

...chickens in a farm (Yijing township), confirmed to harbor the H5N1 bird flu virus had died. In response to the above situation, a special team to combat spread of the bird flu infection had been sent recently to Yijing. More than 187,000 chickens were culled before the situation could be brought under contr...

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