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Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

... organizations are concerned about science and the integrity of their positions takes away the notion that this is just a self-interested party arguing his case," attorney Stephen R. Scarborough, of the Lambda Legal Defense Fund's Atlanta office, who is representing Waddell, says. Scarborough said that this ca...

A New Product Offering protection against anthrax

...ntil officials review the findings of a scientific integrity committee will they decide whether to discipline or fire Heggers, a tenured professor....

Grape fruit seed extracts can heal stomach ulcers

...se two enzymes are responsible for maintaining the integrity of the stomach lining. It is found that the seed extracts, combines with the two enzymes COX-1 and COX-2 in promoting better healing of the stomach ulcers. The results of the study were presented at Digestive Disease Week conference held in Chicago...

Post-Menopausal Status May Cause Tooth Decay

... loss and the health of the teeth depends upon the integrity of the alveolar bone holding the tooth. Dr. Vincent J. Iacono President of the American Academy of Periodontology said that, “Since alveolar bone loss has been shown to be a significant factor for tooth loss in postmenopausal women, studies will be n...

Gold Nanoparticles: Agents For Noninvasive Cancer Therapy

...idity and can preserve the anatomic and functional integrity of many organs such as the tongue or larynx. The study shows that gold nanoparticles could be bound to malignant cells, making cancer detection easier, and the ability of these particles to absorb light helps kill those cancer cells. In conclusion, ...

Chromosome Ends Trigger DNA Damage Response For Telomere Protection

...s the importance of telomeres in preserving genome integrity and preventing cancer development....

Gene responsible for developing prostate cancer identified

...pressor protein is responsible for maintaining the integrity of cell and prevents the cell from developing tumor by maintaining a control growth of cell. Ack1 is found to be a growth promoting tyrosine kinase gene family. The results of the study has been published in the Journal Cancer research. Tests of A...

Increased Fish market enables hike in fish pricing

...gues that on removal off fish bones its flavor and integrity loses. New Delhi's Taj Palace, food and beverage director Thomas Abraham said that few years back all categories of fish was not available, but now Chinese, Thai, Korean, Japanese and Indonesian restaurants menus indicate the availability and risin...

Bird flu drug avoids blood vessel leakage

...ins active compounds which help in maintaining the integrity of blood vessels as these compounds amalgamates the cells of the blood vessels. The new drug is yet to be approved by FDA and a clinical trial is planned by the researchers using their new drug....

Macugen drug for treating degenerative eye disease

...this degenerative disease by preserving the visual integrity of the macula, the drug is found to stop bleeding and accumulation of fluid in the retina and is found to be very effective than other treatment procedures offered to cure eye disease....

Drug Makers Banned From Providing Gifts To Doctors

...physicians. Such acts are believed to diminish the integrity of the medical profession. Several alarming resu...ded that doctors to forbid any gift to restore the integrity of the medical profession. Drugmakers are also prohibited from providing financial assistance for me...

Yeast Genome Unravels Genes Critical For Maintaining DNA Integrity

...ly unrecognized genes critical for maintaining DNA integrity and new functions for already studied genes. Boeke is a professor of molecular biology and genetics. He said that human diseases are caused by multiple gene mutations that are difficult to identify. Hence yeast cells are an excellent model for s...

Hope After Spinal Cord Injuries

...these SCI patients. Therefore maintaining the bone integrity has important implications for improving the health of SCI patients. After their study, Shields and his colleagues have concluded that long-term treatment with electrical stimulation and early intervention can significantly decrease the loss of bon...

Researchers Have Found New Methods To Treat Parkinson’s Diseas

...e in a common pathway in maintaining mitochondrial integrity and function in both muscles and dopamine neurons," said lead researcher Jongkyeong Chung, an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. "This clearly suggests that mitochon...

Electrosurgery Ensures Integrity Of Cochlear Implant Following Adenoids Removal

...nd adenoids does not result in a compromise of the integrity of the cochlear implant device//, a new study has ... Integrity Assessment: Implants underwent standard integrity checks by the manufacturer prior to shipping and after electrosurgery. These evaluations included op...

Good News For The Obese People

...ht, but the diet did not appear to compromise bone integrity or lead to bone loss." Earlier animal studies suggested that low carbohydrate, high protein diets could adversely affect bone quality. "I was surprised by the results," Dr. Carter said. "People on low carbohydrate diets absorb less calcium thro...

Low Carbohydrate Diet Packs No Bone Loss

...ation) a clinical risk for (reduced bone strength, integrity and thickness) osteoporosis. John D. Carter, as..., but there is nothing appeared to compromise bone integrity or its loss’. Low carbohydrate, high protein diets could adversely affect bone quality-Earlier an...

Placental Protein Leads To The Onset Of Preeclampsia - Researcher Finds

...ys an important role in maintaining the health and integrity of the vascular system. ‘Our further investigations revealed that the extracellular region of the endoglin protein is shed into maternal circulation,’ explains Karumanchi. ‘We discovered that this shed form -- referred to as ‘soluble endoglin’ – wa...

Brain Septum Could Help In reducing Epileptic Seizures

...eptal impulses may help to maintain the anatomical integrity of other brain structures. Neurons talk The brain’s neurons are constantly chatting with each other through electrical impulses but it’s a chatter that has to be kept in check, or it can snowball into an electrical storm that marks an epileptic s...

New Way To Combat Spinal Cord Injury during Aortic Surgery

...ablishment of a correlation between the structural integrity and the function of mitochondria in ischemia-reperfusion injury is shown for the first time in an animal model of spinal cord injury. Dr. Wei and colleagues are optimistic of the impact that their results hold for improving the outcome of aortic surg...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014) Two recent papers by a ... colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines ... Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey ... molecular genetics at the School of Medicine and ... Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published articles in ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Le Bonheur Children,s Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, ... the April issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology ... Dr. McCullers, a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, ... the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed ... 1918, 1957 and 1968 pandemics, as well as ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel who served in ... concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) were compared to ... other medical reasons. Differences in measures of overall ... months after injury are reported in an article ... journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The ...
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