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Scientists Establish Link Between Foie Gras and Disease

...irst is the first evidence that a food product can hasten amyloid development. The study report, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, records that amyloidosis is a disease process that involves the deposit of normal or mutated proteins that have become misfolded. It further say...

Taking Animals Out of Laboratory Research

...etely remodelled in a 240,000 overhaul designed to hasten the development of effective non-animal techniques. Scientists hope that by developing the use of cell and tissue cultures, computer modelling, cell and molecular biology, epidemiology and other methods, they will one day be able to completely remo...

New Technique Dissects Stem Cells' Picky Likes, Dislikes

...oduce these and other effects, the technique could hasten efforts to develop stem cell therapies and attain new insights in developmental biology, says Kiessling. Moreover, her team's chemistry-based technique not only allows scientists to test molecules from nature, but synthetic ones, as well. "One pro...

Bioparasite Envisioned To Control Terror Of Fire Ants

...oy crops, damage farm and electrical equipment and hasten soil erosion. Fire ants have been detected in 13 states and covering an area of 320 million acres. With no natural predators to keep them in check, fire ants have spread across the U.S., where their numbers are now 10 times greater than in their nati...

Numerous Defense Personnel Granted Early Retirement Due to Mental Illness

... posts up to the rank of colonel and equivalent to hasten promotions, and the creation of the rank of time-scale colonel and equivalent for superseded officers. This apart, additional accommodation was being created for married officers and professional courses were being conducted for retiring officers,...

Popular Anemia Drug Dodges The Dagger

...y could make cancer worse, cause heart problems or hasten death. Amgen’s woes were deepened when drug maker Roche, ended a clinical trial with lung cancer patients that compared Aranesp with an anemia drug it was developing because of an unexpected number of deaths in at least some of the treatment gro...

Indian Healthcare Sector Will Grow Faster, Says Federal Minister

...e aggressively pursuing the use of telemedicine to hasten diagnostics and treatment of a variety of diseases. The Indian government has already slashed the import tariffs on infrastructure equipment needed for telemedicine.At the 14th summit of the heads of the nations of the South Asian Association for R...

Inflammation Promotes Metastasis of Prostate Cancer

... by performing prostate biopsies, may, ironically, hasten progression of metastasis," said Karin. "We have shown that proteins produced by inflammatory cells are the 'smoking gun' behind prostate cancer metastasis. The next step is to completely indict one of them." One in six men will be diagnosed with ...

Inflammation May Play Role in Metastasis of Prostate Cancer

... by performing prostate biopsies, may, ironically, hasten progression of metastasis,' said Karin. 'We have shown that proteins produced by inflammatory cells are the 'smoking gun' behind prostate cancer metastasis. The next step is to completely indict one of them.' One in six men will be diagnosed with p...

Minorities Likely to Keep Fighting Death to the End

...y members that they are dying, for fear that might hasten the end. Language barriers can further complicate care. Questionable immigration status may also make families hesitant about taking the legal steps necessary to enroll loved ones in hospice programs. Leslie J. Blackhall who studies such issues at ...

Using Morphine to Hasten Death Is a Myth, Says Doctor

...o unconsciousness by morphine, even though it will hasten her death. Mrs Taylor’s request to use morphine...ine is well tolerated and does not shorten life or hasten death, he explains. Its sedative effects wear off quickly (making it useless if you want to stay unc...

Transplant Doctor Investigated in Organ Donor Case

...he dosage of pain medicines which would eventually hasten his death. Navarro died several hours later after retuning to ICU. Late the nurses at the hospital have alerted the San Luis Obispo Police Department who are investigating the case now. JYT...

Cancer Drug can Extend Survival in Patients With Deadly Brain Tumors

...-for-profit organization that supports research to hasten a cure for brain cancer, said, "The results of this initial study are very encouraging and we are now excited to learn the findings of the larger study, that, it is hoped, will lead to an approved therapy for patients with brain cancer." In the pil...

High Carbohydrate Food Brings on Sleep Faster

...gh carbohydrates quickly raise blood sugar and may hasten sleep, especially when eaten four hours before bedtime, the researchers report. Adding protein to the meal might change the results, Chow's team noted. Source-IANS...

Doctors’ Own Fear of Death Linked to Hastening Death of Very Sick Newborn

...h say they are more prepared than other doctors to hasten death in sick newborns for whom further medical tr...viate pain and suffering, but without intending to hasten death. But one in three specialists was prepared to use painkillers or sedatives to relieve pain ...

Stakes Higher for Elderly Women Exposed to Air Pollution

...ugh it is possible that inhaling the particles may hasten the development of atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries. “We really need to work harder to lower these levels, and we need to think about pollution as a risk factor, like smoking and diabetes and cholesterol. We need to think of pollution a...

More Americans Die Due To Side Effects From Prescription Drugs Every Year: Report

...ity is a powerful driver that could dramatically// hasten the development of personalized medicine. According to 1998 data published in the American Medical Association Journal, side effects from prescription drugs kill over 100,000 Americans every year and the growing number of these deaths could be prev...

Sweetened Drinks in Sipper Cups Hasten Tooth Decay in Toddlers

...diatric Dentistry (AAPD) pointed out that this can hasten tooth decay. Sipper cups do help to avoid liquids from spilling over from toddlers’ hands even as they learns to hold the cup deftly in their hands. But if used for a long term period, it increases the risk to develop tooth decay ,reported Dr. Phili...

Tilt the Scales in Your Favor by Simply Weighing Yourself Everyday!

...t weighing oneself everyday helped the enthusiasts hasten their response to even seemingly inconsequential weight gains. Rena R. Wing, the study's lead author and director of the Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center at Miriam Hospital, also a professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown Univ...

Research for Back Pain Relief Strikes Gold

... is beneficial to patients in the long run as they hasten the healing process and therefore, cuts time and cost of treatment efficiently. Chronic back problems are reported to affect two thirds of adults and an estimated loss running into billions of pounds is the result in the UK. During the course of ...

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