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Ticks may cause more diseases

... Clara County and extracted DNA from their bodies, hoping to match specific genes to those of Bartonella bacteria. Of the 151 ticks they examined, the researchers found nearly 20% carried a Bartonella species, including those known to cause disease in humans. Though the study did not provide absolute proof...

Smallpox as Biological Weapons?

...alking to the drug companies that used to make it, hoping they will agree to make the vaccine and deliver it next year so it can be stockpiled. Smallpox is highly infectious, and can be fatal. When Europeans brought it to the New World, it spread like wildfire through some aboriginal populations, killing ...

FDA approves new device to treat women's bleeding disorder

...em as an outpatient electronic treatment for women hoping to cure the bleeding without a hysterectomy. NovaSure is the first of those outpatient options that heats the endometrium using radio-frequency energy. The company said it will begin selling the devices to gynecologists in mid-November....

First Artificial Heart patient has Major setback

...staurants and go fishing. Last month, doctors were hoping he would be able to go home for Christmas. But the stroke November 11 left Tools partially paralyzed on his right side and unable to speak. He has been on a ventilator to help him breathe. Tools also suffered gastrointestinal bleeding again last w...

Chemical in Gila monster's saliva yields Alzheimer drug

...es are probing the mechanisms of memory formation, hoping to find drugs that can help offset memory loss in patients with diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to depression, schizophrenia, stroke, Parkinson’s and AIS....

No explanation on schizophrenia gene

...n identical twins," said Dr Ward. "We need to stop hoping to luck upon a single genetic magic bullet and start thinking about what makes people susceptible." He said it was not schizophrenia itself that was inherited, but rather risk factors that predisposed people to the condition. There were various clu...

Dementia linked to HIV

...mptoms, and 80 people were HIV negative. They were hoping to determine which risk factors play a role in early development of cognitive problems. The investigators looked at age, sex, education, risk behaviors, HIV stage, lymphocyte count, and antiretroviral therapy. Participants were considered cognitively...

Effect of drug on Renal Cancer

...atients with kidney cancer. Researchers are hereby hoping that by blocking the development of new blood vessels, in order to cut off the tumor's supply of oxygen and nutrients, and therefore stop its prolonged growth and spread to other parts of the body....

Latest device for cardiac revival under test

... manual chest compression. The researchers are now hoping to move into tests in humans in the near future....

Vitamins Harming, not Helping, the Heart

...y vascular problems. Numerous large studies ensued hoping to confirm that finding. Investigators decided to review the results of eight large-scale studies involving beta carotene treatment and seven involving vitamin E. All trials included at least 1,000 patients. Patients in the studies were followed betw...

Test tube babies, 25 years later

...000 for drug costs.Even so, many infertile couples hoping to have a family are finding it worth the risk....

Teen dies after complications from abortion pill

...omen to end pregnancies themselves. Her father is hoping the tragedy will encourage other women considering abortion to seek support, especially from their families. Holly Patterson, who lived in the San Francisco suburb of Livermore, visited a Planned Parenthood clinic September 10 to take the pill. She ...

Prevention of Prostate Cancer

...althy and keep active, that's the whole key." He's hoping that will keep him one step ahead of cancer. Researchers say no more than 3 percent of the men in the study had side effects, including mild sexual dysfunction. However, they say when the drug was stopped, sexual function was returned to normal....

Animals Can give us a second chance at life

...o share organs, researchers continue their work -- hoping to give patients a second chance at life. However lack of funding remains the main reason the research is going so slowly. Researchers also say cloned pigs may play an important role in xenotransplantation and thisis even more controversial....

Finding relief from Excruciating Headaches a challenge

...ving at home because of the headaches, she's still hoping she'll be able to go away to college....

Animals can give us a second chance at life

...o share organs, researchers continue their work -- hoping to give patients a second chance at life. However lack of funding remains the main reason the research is going so slowly. Researchers also say cloned pigs may play an important role in xenotransplantation and this is even mre controversial....

Low-Tar Cigarettes As dangerous As High-Tar Cigarettes

...ettes in hopes of continuing with their habit and hoping to not experience the consequences of higher tar cigarettes.// Non-filter cigarettes make up less than 1 percent of sales in the United States and United Kingdom. A new study shows the risk for lung cancer is the same for people who smoke medium-tar ...

New treatment Found To Help Skin Cancer

..., Gramkow is having the rest of the spots treated, hoping to prevent more cancer. Specialists apply Levulinic acid to the lesions to make them sensitive to light. A blue light activates the acid and destroys the lesions. Around 18 hours later, she returns for the second treatment. However researchers say ...

New treatment Found To Help Skin Cancer

..., Gramkow is having the rest of the spots treated, hoping to prevent more cancer. Specialists apply Levulinic acid to the lesions to make them sensitive to light. A blue light activates the acid and destroys the lesions. Around 18 hours later, she returns for the second treatment. However researchers say ...

Mother’s Diet Could Prevent Cancer In Their Unborn Children

...hat their findings show how vital it is that women hoping to get pregnant, as well as expectant mothers, understand that critical nutrients in vegetables, fruit and foods containing protein, such as meat, fish beans and nuts, may protect the health of their unborn children....

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