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Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...ticide spraying -- saying the chemical could wreak havoc on aquatic ecosystems and taint organic farms -- state officials have argued that it's worth it to protect residents from the EEE virus, which has killed six people in Massachusetts over the past three years. "I'm still not one-tenth of the person ...

Nephrologists Reassess Disaster Response Strategies

...s: Hurricane Katrina and other storms that wreaked havoc along the U.S. Gulf Coast and the devastating earthquake in Kashmir, South Asia. After Katrina, 94 dialysis facilities in the region were closed for a week or longer including more than one-third of all centers in the state of Louisiana. The best gue...

Researchers Link Bacteria Destroying Proteins to Alzheimer's Treatment

...both to understand how amyloid beta proteins wreak havoc in the brain and to improve potential drugs. Gouras and his colleagues are now trying to figure out how the protein clusters inside and outside the cells work together to destroy the cells. They already noticed that the clusters outside the cells a...

Non-availability of Anti-rabies Vaccines Put Jackal Bitten Patients in a Fix

...blems of the patients. "A mad jackal has created havoc among people in some villages. It has injured dozens in the last forty eight hours," a district administration official said. Villagers are apprehending more attacks by the animal. Some have even moved away from their villages, police said. Angry...

Nearly 100 People Injured by Jackal

...ems of the patients. 'A mad jackal has created havoc among people in some villages. It has injured dozens in the last forty eight hours,' a district administration official said. Villagers are apprehending more attacks by the animal. Some have even moved away from their villages, police said. Ang...

New Probiotic Supplement, Promotes Digestive Health and Boosts Immune System

...ation, travel, antibiotic use and stress can wreak havoc on our digestive and immune systems. That's where probiotics, or healthy bacteria, come in to play - restoring intestinal health by regulating the digestive tract and boosting the immune system. Sustenex(TM), a new daily probiotic supplement recent...

Titan may Produce Glucose Watches Soon

...Rapid changes over an order of minutes could wreak havoc on the body, doctors say....

Simple Changes in Diet Could Improve Sex Life of Women

...sm or pain during sexual activity. It can wreak havoc in even the most loving relationships. It is also an extremely complex problem with a variety of possible causes, including illness, menopause, weight gain, poor nutrition, stress and psychological factors. While manufacturers are locked in a race...

Jharkhand Elephant may Have Been Poisoned

...soned to death by villagers. Elephants have caused havoc and villagers might have used poison to drive away the tuskers," said an official Wednesday. The elephant, part of a herd of 18 elephants, started behaving abnormally and died within a few hours, villagers said. They added that the cause of death c...

Health Trusts Hit Hard by Dental Contract

...le of an ill-thought out reform wreaking financial havoc on the health service." The dental contracts were introduced in England and Wales last year on April 1, and were intended to give local primary care trusts more control over dentists. RI...

Chemicals Used To Make Synthetic Color Can Cause Cancer And Permanent Blindness

...ody through the nose, mouth, skin, nails and cause havoc to your health despite all your efforts. Perhaps it can be argued that the Indian government isn’t doing enough to protect the safty of its citizens. And its high time that they lay down a certification mechanism for manufacturers of these colors ...

Ultrasound Technology - Boon or a Bane?

...preference) and technology (ultrasound) has played havoc in Indian society." The above facts call for a reconsideration of the regulatory mechanism connected with ultrasound technology. More stringent regulations and awareness efforts at social grassroots level are urgently needed. Source-IANS...

Drawing Parallels to H5N1 Virus and a 1918 Flu Virus

In 1918, a viral strain brought havoc to human community by killing around 50 million people across the world. This strain of virus was highly lethal and the affected bodies exhibited a strange type of reaction //wherein the defense mechanism of the body itself proved counter productive ...

Bird Flu Suspected in Japan

... is responsible for bird flu viz. H5N1 has created havoc among the poultry community in Asia since 2003. Economy also suffered a great deal due to this disease. Medical fraternity fears the chances of H5N1 virus getting mutated which would prove highly lethal for human population. JYT...

Alternative Splicing - Molecular Cloning

...licing factor in the wrong environment could wreak havoc and change the quality of proteins in a tumor cell,' he says. Source-Eurekalert/A...

Viruses Can Cross Species Barrier

...human viruses infecting monkeys and apes can wreak havoc on those animals' populations. "Viruses are already jumping the species barrier and affecting both people and animals, and there is the potential for much worse," explained Dr. Lisa Jones-Engel, a research scientist in the Division of International ...

Scientists Claim Encouraging Progress On Hereditary Diseases

...ich is also abnormal. This abnormal protein wreaks havoc and eventually is the cause of cellular disability and death. Extraordinary new techniques target the RNA and prevent it from ever making the abnormal protein at all. This strategy is virtually a cure not only for Huntington's disease but also for ...

The Lurking Tsunami: Are We Ready?

...killer waves struck the Indian coastline, wrecking havoc that was unprecedented in both its severity and impact. These waves, otherwise known as the Tsunami, was the most devastating that history has witnessed, and left behind an agonizing trail of death and destruction. It was triggered by an earthquake o...

NHGRI Aims To Sequence Primate Genomes

...omosome. Such chromosomal rearrangements can wreak havoc on a cell, and can contribute to birth defects or cancer in humans. The gibbon genome will also help scientists better understand rearrangements called segmental duplications, which are large, almost identical copies of DNA present in at least two lo...

Call Center Workers At An Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer

...much as 60 percent. Nighttime work may also play havoc with the menstrual cycle. "Painful menstruation (dysmenorrhea), absence of menstruation (amenorrhea), and heavy menstruation (menorrhagia) are conditions associated with women taking the graveyard shift," Colina said. "Although the study isn't conclu...

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