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Virus Combats Brain Tumour

...ext step in this venture is to uphold trust before injecting into the nonhuman primates such as monkeys to make...e is still "justified concern" about the safety of injecting the virus directly into the brains of people according to Dr. Matthias Gromeier, of Duke University ...

New antiperspirant in action - Botox does the difference

...efited from this situation. Hence for these people injecting purified botulinum toxin into the skin does a greater relief for such condition. Most sufferers "can find relief with prescription antiperspirants, special medicated powders, and other topical treatments," says Jim Baral, MD, who is a dermatologist ...

Double impact vaccine

...effects on the lymphomas. Dr. Feilding cited that injecting the vaccine strain of the virus into the tumor caused remission of the human B- cell lymphoma in labaoratory mice with the cancer. Intravenous administration of the same resulted in considerable slowing of tumor progression in mice. A pilot study is...

A poke to cure your snore

... during sleep.The "snoreplasty" procedure involves injecting a chemical called tetradecyl sulphate into the fleshy soft palate at the back of the throat. The snoreplasty technique, detailed in the New Scientist magazine, destroys some of these tissues to form scar tissue which subsequently stiffens the soft pa...

Detecting brain aneurysms

...the technique for finding an aneurysm has involved injecting a dye into the blood vessels and imaging the result. Naturally researchers wondered if it would be possible to get the same diagnostic result with a non-invasive method. A team from Glasgow, Scotland, studied a group of 114 patients undergoing the ...

Collagen improves voice quality in Parkinsonism

According to surgeons, injecting collagen into the vocal cords improves voice problems in Parkinson's disease. One of the important symptoms of Parkinson's disease is the deterioration in voice quality experienced by some patients. This problem is known as hypophonia, and is caused ...

A new treatment for liver cancer

...treated by any other means. TheraSphere involves injecting millions of microscopic glass beads containing the radioactive element yttrium into the femoral and hepatic arteries.// The beads travel to the liver and deliver the radiation there, killing cancer cells. The treatment has been found to work best wit...

New technique to diagnose heart disease

...eries that are the cause of heart disease involves injecting a dye into the vessels and then taking X-rays. But researchers at University of Cleavland have learned that using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) gives results that are equally effective. They looked at 80 patients, in the US and all over Europe, ...

A promising treatment for wart removal

...nd not very successful. The immunotherapy involves injecting skin antigens - molecules which will stimulate the immune system - and represents a completely new approach to wart treatment. The researchers are now recruiting volunteers for a larger trial which, if successful, will lead to its eventual licensing ...

Dementia linked to HIV

...homosexual/bisexual and heterosexual risk factors, injecting drug users had lesser cognitive problems. Authors of this study felt that, their findings suggest that homosexual/bisexual and heterosexual persons who survive longer are expected to be the group at highest risk for cognitive impairment. However, th...

Bone marrow transplants for limbs

...th. Researchers in Osaka, Japan, have found that injecting cells from a patient's own bone marrow stimulates growth of new blood vessels in the affected limb. In a trial of 40 patients, 35 reported a significant improvement in pain four weeks after the procedure. Fifteen of 20 patients who'd been scheduled f...

Better diabetes treatment promises Vanadium

...develop non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus by injecting a compound called streptozotocin. Reporting their findings in the Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, the scientists said the treatment with BMOV normalized increased glucose levels in diabetic animals without changing the insulin levels. It ind...

Treating varicose veins

...d less invasive, treatments. Using lasers, heat or injecting a solution that causes inflammation, which makes the veins close up, can all deal effectively with varicose veins. Crossing your legs, standing, and obesity do not appear to increase the risk of varicose veins And if you're worried about developing t...

Genetic indicates memory

...eased at all times during the learning process. By injecting FGF-18 directly into the rat's brain they were able to increase the amount of learning. This research is still too early to know how it will affect learning in the future, however, the researchers speculate it may one day help doctors develop treatm...

Drug Users and Risk of Death

... risk of drug-related death was lower among female injecting drug-users than male injecting drug-users. It was also found that injecting drug-users over the age of 34 were between two- and six...

Effective Treatment Option For Dehydrated Kids

...ey use intravenous methods, which are performed by injecting the fluid directly into a vein. In a study conducted to evaluate the two methods patients received either oral rehydration therapy or intravenous fluid therapy. At the end of the trial researchers found oral rehydration therapy is as effective as in...

Ceramide can target and kill cancer cells

...nn State College of Medicine brought to light that injecting ceramide// into the blood stream it is possible to...chniques on mice for successful results. However injecting ceramide in the usual way into the blood stream can have severe toxic results. Scientists, to overco...

MRI for distinguishing between dementia and Alzheimer’s diseas

...ton emission computerized Tomography that involves injecting the patients with radioactive tracers. These expensive procedures are time consuming as well. The advent of the new technique will not only be non-invasive, but quick and easy way to diagnose the condition of the patient. Reference: University of Ca...

AIDS - The ‘silent but lethal tsunami’ of Asia

...ill mainly affecting the vulnerable groups such as injecting drug users, the sex workers and the homosexuals. However, it is now slowly finding its way into the general population. When looking at the larger picture it is clear that the failure to fight the AIDS virus will definitely affect the Asian econom...

Its Possible To Grow Bone To Replace The Damaged Bone

... space by making a tiny hole in the periosteum and injecting saline water underneath. This loosened the layer from the underlying bone and inflated it slightly. When they had created a cavity the size and shape that they wanted, next the researchers removed the water and replaced it with a gel that is commerci...

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