Tag: "hosts" at medical news
Doubts About In UteroTransmission Of Senile Amyloidosis
...to be transmissible, with spread among susceptible hosts
demonstrated in the laboratory and in the real world. Non-prion amyloidosis, however, has not been shown to spread in such a way until now. Though provocative, the implications for such laboratory findings in human disease, such as Alzheimer's dise...
Beauty in birds’ got to do a lot with Bird flu
..., especially viruses, evolve more rapidly than the hosts
whose resources they live off of. The host will therefore always be in an important evolutionary race against its diseases. Thus it seems that the female uses the forehead spot as a health indicator. When she chooses males with a large forehead spots...
Healthy, Bird Flu Infected Chickens In Chinese Markets
...t has been known that waterfowl represents natural hosts
of the bird flu virus. This however is the first time that large-scale asymptomatic bird flu infection has been detected among seemingly healthy chickens. Infected chickens usually die within 24 hours of the infection. The research team headed by G...
Genuine Laughter Is The Best Medicine!
...r more voluntary control, and is used by talk-show hosts
and others to buffer an uncomfortable point,' said Provine, who is a psychology professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. The researchers said that people who spontaneously laugh more are genetically superior to those who hardly eve...
AIDS bias successfully overcome by Indian Muslims in South Africa
.... The Care Centre run by MAP in Mayfair currently hosts
nine adults and eight children suffering from HIV/AIDS and is desperately looking for facilities to extend the service, according to programme manager Razia Kajee. "We provide a service to anybody, irrespective of their religion or creed, and are de...
ESRC offers new dynamics for old in UK
...ough the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), which hosts
the Centre for Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy directed by Professor Richard Blundell of University College London alongside Professor James Banks, Director of the Centre for Economic Research on Ageing at the IFS. "Prepared for Retirement?" ...
Leeches Provide Clues Regarding The Prevention Of Heart Disease
...olved highly efficient mechanisms to feed on their hosts
by blocking blood coagulation. Most heart attacks and strokes are associated with a blocked artery and in a majority of the cases; blood clots may cause the blockage of blood vessels supplying the heart, leading to heart disease. Furthermore, peopl...
Sodium nitrite salt intake found to increases blood flow
...an avalanche of work," says Gladwin, who this week hosts
an NIH meeting where scientists will compare nitrite research. High dosage levels of sodium nitrite is used as an antidote for cyanide poisoning, but at high levels sodium nitrite can become toxic. A case of sodium nitrite poisoning was reported in 1...
Brain Fever or Encephalitis Spreading in North India
... (also known as reservoir hosts). Known amplifying hosts
include domestic pigs, wading bird species. Some of the incidental hosts
include horses, donkeys, cattle, water buffalo, sheep, dogs, chickens, ducks and humans. The disea...