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Gene variant foretells diabetic neuropathy

...omehow blocks the circulation in the lower limb or impairs the secretion of the growth factors which the peripheral nerves need to be healthy....

Fetal Cell Transplant Found To Improve Movement In Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

...n’s disease is a chronic neurological disease that impairs mobility. Patients with Parkinson’s lack the chemical dopamine, which is necessary for movement. Fetal cell transplantation involves transplanting aborted human fetal tissue to replace the lost dopamine-producing cells to help restore movement. Levo...

Scientists Unveil Mechanism Behind Resistance to Severe Malaria

..., the researchers determined how hemoglobin type C impairs the ability of malaria parasites to cause disease ...his abnormal distribution of PfEMP-1 significantly impairs the infected cells’ “stickiness.” For instance, laboratory-grown, parasitized AC blood cells aggluti...

Gene treatment maintains normal Heart Beat

...zed that abnormal calcium flow inside heart cells, impairs the ability of those cells to contract and relax or beat normally-restored normal function to damaged heart cells by genetic manipulation of a cardiac protein called phospholamban, which works like a pump to regulate the flow of calcium inside heart ...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome(PCOS) linked to Diabetes

...erceived as a gynecological disorder -- because it impairs fertility and can cause irregular periods or no periods at all -- a growing body of evidence suggests PCOS is more of a disorder of the endocrine system with gynecological consequences. The disorder also appears to be genetic, particularly among wom...

Incorrect lifestyle may be the cause of male infertility

...ngredient in cannabis – impedes sperm motility and impairs its ability to penetrate the egg for fertilization. Dr Sheena Lewis, from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, who leads the Reproductive Medicine Research Group, said recent reports carried out on sea urchin sperm suggest that cannabis may ...

Vitamin filled nutrition candy for School children

...t only leads to blindness in severe cases but also impairs the immune system. Women and children are the most affected and these deficiencies damage health, impair work capacity, impact reproduction and reduce intelligence. Vitamin and mineral deficiency will cost the Indian economy Rs.2.77 trillion over th...

Aspirin May Protect Against Hyperglycemia With Diabetes

...of endothelial cells to high concentration glucose impairs intracellular calcium ion mobilization and NO production and/or biodisponibility by a mechanism involving the accumulation of superoxide anions. Data from this study, published in volume 18 (5) of Journal of Diabetes and its Complications indicate ...

IT Professionals Turn To Ayurveda

...bal Summit include computer vision syndrome, which impairs vision and presents dryness in eyes, fatigue, headache and also carpal tunnel syndrome, which makes the wrists and hands numb. Lumbago or low back ache is another common ailment of the techies and also cervical spondylitis. Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasal...

Complications During Delivery Related To Eating Disorders

...may cause hypoxic-induced damage to the brain that impairs the neurodevelopment of the fetus, and second, the adequacy of nutrition during pregnancy and in the immediate postnatal period seems to influence the nutritional status of the adult and appetite programming throughout life," write the authors. Res...

Researchers Identify The Cause To Obesity

...rotein (CRP) not only binds to leptin but its hold impairs leptin's role in controlling appetite, says foodco...ty. "We know that CRP binds to leptin, and this impairs its signaling, but we don't know how this is so. It may be that the coupling of the two makes crossi...

New User-Friendly Mobile Device Launched For At Risk People

... chronic diseases such as Parkinson’s disease that impairs motor skills or age-related frailty further complicates the issue. All these problems are overcome in the unique device designed to incorporate all essential in the event of an emergency. The two large buttons on the side initiate a call to the se...

More Than 200,000 Miners In Rajasthan Suffer From Silicosis

...a particles cause damage to the lung tissue, which impairs the performance of the lungs to varying degrees. The symptoms of silicosis include coughing, breathlessness, weakness and difficulty to exercise. The condition may also make the sufferer prone to lung infections such as pneumonia. Independent rese...

Nic Vax, A vaccine to put off smoking -No smoke without fire!

...ducing sensations owing to nicotine addiction, and impairs them. This results in obliterating the urge to smoke. The vaccine is capable of generating antibodies that will hold on to the nicotine molecules and stop them from getting anywhere close to the brain. Dr Frank Vocci, director of the US National In...

Gene Responsible For Mammary Gland Function, When Mutated Results in Leukemias

...heir mammary glands. 'The absence of the MKL1 gene impairs normal development and function of mammary gland muscle genes that depend on SRF,' Morris said. 'These muscles are the ones that contract and cause milk ejection in response to nursing.’ The St. Jude team further demonstrated the normal role of MKL1 ...

CHEK 2 Gene Mutation Triples Breast Cancer Risk

... specific mutation, known as CHEK2*1100delC, which impairs the gene's ability to fix damage to DNA. Previous case-control studies have shown an association between this specific CHEK2 mutation and breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer. Researchers designed this study to assess the prevalence of the mutati...

New Studies On Zebrafish Could Aid in Treating Birth Defects

... half years ago," said Solnica-Krezel. "Because it impairs so many aspects of normal development and causes the embryo to fall apart in two days, we named it 'Calamity.'" Six months later, she heard a talk that Gitlin gave at a scientific meeting about the results of exposing zebrafish embryos to a chemical ...

Understanding the Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Decision-Making

...re sleep deprived. Sleep deprivation significantly impairs attention, working memory performance, our ability to drive. It has the same effect as alcohol does," said Drummond, who works with the University of California San Diego and the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. In the May issue of Fl...

Bladder Control following Weight loss in women with Prediabetes

...nce is a costly, socially isolating condition that impairs quality of life and takes a psychological toll on many women. For women at risk for type 2 diabetes, losing a modest amount of weight is likely to alleviate incontinence, especially stress incontinence.” About 40 percent of U.S. adults ages 40 to 7...

Low Vitamin E During Pregnancy Increases Baby's Asthma Risk

...thor of the study said that low vitamin E possibly impairs lung development in the womb or affects the immune system. He told Reuters that the study did not recommend that pregnant women start taking increased vitamin E; rather they should follow healthy diets. RAS...

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