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Researchers find new HIV hiding place

...voir, for the virus. Doctors already know that HIV hides in one major place, T cells, which are another key component of the immune system. In his study of 15 HIV-infected patients who had never received drug therapy, results showed that aggressive combination treatment dramatically reduced HIV levels in ...

Defending against Tuberculosis

... to operate from the immune system.// It typically hides out in the immune system in a cell called a macrophage. The researchers say they have identified a new pathway (LRG-47) triggered by a host protein called interferon-gamma that disarms TB. Thus far, all of the research has been done in animals, but ...

‘Loud Noise’ Research may help in Development of Prosthetics for Eldery

...little noise isn't enough, and too much noise just hides the signal," Ward said:"This is especially important for people whose sensory thresholds have been elevated, such as the elderly or people who have sustained damage to their visual, auditory or touch systems through accident or disease. Adding nois...

Malarial Parasite Hides In Placenta

...versity in Uganda finds that the malarial parasite hides in the placenta of pregnant women// and this is the reason for pregnant women and children to suffer severe malaria. Plasmodium falciparium is the worst of the four malaria parasites that infect man. It is particularly dangerous in that it also inf...

Salmonella Bacteria Are Deceptive

.... // However this bacterium invades by stealth and hides from macrophages before entering them and multiplying inside them. This is ironical since macrophages are the cells meant to detect such bacteria. Just how Salmonella escapes detection by macrophages, turning predator cells to prey complicit in pro...

Tuberculosis: The Bacillus Takes Refuge in Adipose Cells

... has recently shown that the tuberculosis bacillus hides from the immune system in its host's fat cells. //This formidable pathogen is protected against even the most powerful antibiotics in these cells, in which it may remain dormant for years. This discovery, published in PLoS ONE, sheds new light on p...

Surgery Can Improve Vision for People With Drooping Eyelids

...ion. The incision is closed using a technique that hides the stitches to the extent possible. In lower eyelid surgery, the incision is made just below the lashes in the skin’s natural crease. Blepharoplasty generally takes one to three hours and is usually done on an outpatient basis. Whether you underg...

Eli Lilly Releases Digital Insulin Pen

...d avoid dangerous overdoses. The injector, which hides a hypodermic needle, was unveiled today at Battelle. It is the newest in a line the lab designed for Eli Lilly, the Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical company. The device, called the Huma-Pen Memoir, uses insulin cartridges. It will go on sale next...

China to Curtail Organ Sale

...isoners. The government lacks transparency and hides the number of the prisoners who are subjected to execution. It is widely known that 75% of the world's executions take place in China. According to Amnesty, the toll in 2005 alone was greater than 1770.The actual figure, in all probability, may be s...

Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study

..., the macrophages become host cells where the germ hides out. In the same paper, the investigators said they had also identified a compound that could block the suspect protein, but they were concerned that by inhibiting this one protein, they would interfere with the action of other similar proteins sec...

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