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Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

...ng the genes. In the sequencing phase, researchers identified the approximate 3.5 billion chemical letters (A, C, G, T) that make up human DNA,the building block of the genes. In the assembling phase, they put those letters in the correct order, allowing them to "read" each gene. "Mapping the human genome has b...

Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants

...EnglandJournal of Medicine.The EPICure Study Group identified 308 children born at the gestational age of 25 weeks or earlier in the UK and Ireland. Of these, 283 were assessed for neurologic function Based on their lower scores on the Mental and Psychomotor Development Indexes compared with a population mean, ...

Evidence Links Protein Damage to Neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

... these lesions. This is the first time anybody has identified nitration on a specific protein. Studies provide conclusive evidence of oxidative damage in alpha-synuclein, and that such stress may be a primary event leading to the onset and progression of neurodegenerative synucleinopathies, particularly Parkins...

Vitamins-The answer to Heart Disease?

...tamins B-12 and Folic acid supplements have been identified as having a possible role in alleviating heart disease. They are believed to do so by reducing the level of an amino acid called Homocysteine , which has been implicated as the culprit, increasing clot formation in blood vessels. Ongoing research...

Now you can identify Sperm and Egg donors

...d that henceforth donors of sperms and eggs can be identified if both the donor and recipient desire so. However if the donor feels not to reveal his/her identity, it will not be revealed. Prior to this ruling the identity of the donors of sperms and eggs have always been withheld. This would be a major ruling ...

Fight anemia by fortifying crops with iron!!!!!!!!

... the scientific community. Certain genes have been identified in plants, which are helpful in accumulating iron in them, and they can be used to fight anemia in humans. Senior scientists at the Indian agricultural research institute, Delhi say that the technology is already in vogue in the developed countries...

Beware of the oral patch! It could be cancer!!!

...e University of Oslo spearheaded this research. If identified early and treated, leukoplakia, as the patches are known, can be cured and the occurrence of cancer prevented. The number of chromosomes in the cells that make up the patches is the key to finding if the patches can become cancerous or not. If it's ...

Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India

A Confederation of Indian Industry study has identified the health care sector in India as a potential gold mine. India is poised to develop into a 'regional healthcare hub' with the $17 billion healthcare industry growing at a rate of 13 per cent the study says. With a 16% increase in budgetary outlay th...

Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids

...when it is resistant to the treatment. Researchers identified three factors that may increase a child's risk of having intractable epilepsy - a form of the disease that does not respond to commonly used drugs. Children who have their first epileptic seizure before their first birthday which is also called symp...

Analgesic abuse - cause for chronic headache in children

...s aspirin, acetaminophen(paracetamol) etc., is now identified to be the cause of chronic headache in children. A team of Israeli researchers who treated 26 adolescents, found that the average number of tablets taken by each patient was 28 each week, with 16 using pain medication daily. They stopped all the ana...

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

...rains of MMDA user verses non users using PET scan identified that there is a lasting reduction of serotonin transporters occurred throughout the brain and people who had used MDMA more often lost more serotonin transporters than those who had used the drug less frequently. The memory impairment found in MDMA ...

Right drugs drastically cut stroke risk

...ng these simple medicines as preventive. The drugs identified can begin to work with a single dose within 24 hours and now there is a 50 % chance that such secondary strokes can be prevented....

A new growth factor identified

Scientists have identified a growth factor that triggers blood vessel formation within the endocrine glands. In California, Dr. Jennifer of Genentech Inc. and colleagues reported their discovery of endocrine gland-derived vascular endothelial growth factor, or EG-VEGF. The fin...

Human gene number increases

..., confirms each gene's existence. Such an analysis identified an extra 1,000 genes in fruitfly genome....

Fingerprinting prostate cancer

...enes which are active in prostate cancer have been identified by US researchers. At a molecular level, cancer tissue differs markedly from normal healthy tissue in its pattern of gene activity. Researchers have now developed the tools that can visualise analyse these 'molecular fingerprints' that characterise t...

The tall gene

...nd environmental influences. Previous studies have identified the aromatase gene and the Y chromosome gene as height genes in men who are very tall or very short, but the Melbourne study shows they also help determine normal adult height in the general population....

Diet Can Influence Allergic Skin Reactions

...y, the team asked patients who had previously been identified as having general food and fragrance allergies to eliminate various skin care products and perfumes as well as a variety of foods, spices and beverages. Specifically, the 45 patients had allergies to a generic chemical found in many types of foods ca...

Heart disease correlation to periodontal disease

...oack of the University of Buffalo, New York State, identified 109 individuals with moderate or severe periodontal disease and compared their serum levels of C-reactive protein to 65 healthy controls. Subgingival plaque samples were taken to test for the periodontal pathogens Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella...

Medications to Prevent Relapse to Cocaine Use

...f the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) have identified a process in the brain that may lead to a new generation of medications to prevent relapse to cocaine use. // In studies using rats, the scientists, led by Dr. Taco J. De Vries of VU Medical Center and Dr. Yavin Shaham of National Institute on D...

Hepatitis G May Boost HIV Survival

...replicating as often. // Hepatitis G, which was identified in the mid-1990s, is closely related to the hepatitis C virus. But unlike hepatitis C, which can cause serious liver disease, hepatitis G is not thought to cause illness. Nearly 2% of healthy blood donors test positive for the virus, and more than on...

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