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Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

...eir immune signatures, which researchers saw as an indication of the need to understand the signature for each patient's individual cancer. "I see it as the beginning stages of personalized medicine, where we develop tactics for treating the unique genetic make-up of a specific tumour. It becomes even more n...

South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates

...ics and hospitals, and its findings are used as an indication of the national HIV prevalence rate. "The decline in the under 20s, from 15.9 percent in 2005 to 13.7 percent in 2006, in particular, suggests a possible reduction in new infections in the population," the minister said. The report said HIV rates...

Genetic Factors Behind Mosquitoes Resistance to Malaria Identified

... of the study, said that the new findings were the indication that just like humans, mosquitoes also want to get rid of malaria. This finding opened my eyes to the fact that mosquitoes are almost as unhappy about malaria as we are. They try to get rid of it. Dr. Johann Deisenhofer, who was awarded the 1988 N...

WBC Selective About Sugar

...fact differentiate between their targets. This new indication can prove useful in the research for new drugs to battle lethal pathogens. A scientist in the lab of Whitehead Member Gerald Fink has discovered that neutrophils recognize and respond to a specific form of sugar called beta-1, 6-glucan on the surfac...

Vaginal Bacteria Vary Among Healthy Women

...t vaginal odor is normal for some women and not an indication of an underlying health problem. The research has personal meaning for Forney as well. I am vitally concerned about womens health issues because Ive got two daughters and I know that these issues will affect them....

Poor Ventilation may Cause Lung Disorders Inn Inuit Children

...nded concentrations. Elevated carbon dioxide is an indication of crowding and reduced ventilation. Smokers were present in 93% of the homes. In a related commentary, Dr. Pamela Orr notes that the results of this research come as no surprise to those who live, work and study in the Canadian North. However, it...

Male Casting Couch in Bollywood?

...ves even more freely today is the fact that Its an indication of changing times. As the elite class is getting more comfortable with alternate sexuality there is an acceptance of their preferences. The matter of course goes out of hand when it is forced upon someone. Sonu further states, It was time that we h...

Experts Identify Vaccine Target for HIV

...se. The viral load during this levelling out is an indication of how well the patients own immune system is battling the virus, and this is the point in the infections natural history that the researchers studied. The CHAVI investigators wanted to study those patients who had many sequential blood samples tak...

Potentially Violent Individuals can Be Identified by STAMP System

...on and a cue for violence. Pacing was seen as an indication of mounting agitation and was observed in nine of ...ntially stressful situations to provide an initial indication of possible violence. Recognising the early signs that can lead to a violent episode can give staf...

Childhood Abuse Increases the Risk of Alcoholism

...ll abused children develop such problems, a likely indication that genetic factors also play a role. Recent studies have linked the monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) gene with adverse behavioral outcomes stemming from childhood mistreatment. MAOA is an enzyme that metabolizes various neurotransmitters that regulate ...

First Gene Linked to Scoliosis Identified

...n had a defect in the gene's non-coding region, an indication that the error did not disrupt production of the CHD7 protein. The researchers speculate that this particular mutation alters the binding of a molecule that controls whether the gene is turned on. They think the gene is turned off more often than i...

Too Much of Acidic Foods can Cause Permanent Damage to Teeth

...and beverages cause pain or sensitivity this is an indication of tooth erosion. Dentists may also recommend daily use of an OTC fluoridated anti-hypersensitivity toothpaste with a neutral pH to help re-harden softened tooth....

Car Sickness for the Little Ones can Be Prevented

...over the eyes because vision problems are an early indication of poisoning. In other words, if your eyes and ears are telling your brain two different things the brain will believe the ear and assume you have been poisoned and begin to make you feel sick until you vomit. Once you vomit the brain will assume ...

HIV Prevention to Thai Prisoners

...ntence receive antiretroviral treatment is a clear indication of the staffs commitment to treatment as a basic human right.'...

Boffins a Step Closer to Solving Puzzle of Lou Gehrig's Disease

...LS cases, this marked the first time there was any indication of a cause for any form of ALS, Valentine said. "We studied what happens to the protein if you have the metals, if you have no metals and if you have part of the metals," she said. The research of the UCLA-University of Florence team has indicate...

Routine Hib Vaccination Could Save Innumerable Asian Children

... Hib pneumonia and Hib meningitis. This is a clear indication of these governments' commitment to reduce child mortality," said Julian Lob-Levyt, Executive Secretary of the GAVI Alliance. The WHO recommends that all countries implement Hib vaccine into routine child immunization programs. They assess that Hi...

Toxicology Test Will Give Me Answers-Benoits Dad

...h his family. ``That really wouldn't give you an indication of someone who would do what he did a week later,'' the father said....

Hong Kong's Shopping Spree Surges On, and on

...hinese mainland to keep the tills ringing. In an indication of the city's cachet, Louis Vuitton has opened six stores here since the handover, more than it has in Paris or New York. MTR Corporation, the company running Hong Kong's underground rail network, is hoping to cash in on the boom with a giant shopp...

Hib Vaccination can Prevent Pneumonia

...ve Secretary of the GAVI Alliance. This is a clear indication of these governments commitment to reduce child mortality. The WHO recommends that all countries adopt Hib vaccine into routine child immunization programs. They estimate that Hib globally is responsible for 400,000 deaths each year in children und...

Early Indicator of Kidney Disease May Also Predict Risk of Pre-Diabetes

...dstream begins to rise and remain above normal, an indication that glucose is not being absorbed properly by cells. An estimated 54 million people Americans have been diagnosed withpre-diabetes, which, if not arrested, often develops into full-blownType 2 diabetes, a serious chronic disease linked to heart d...

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