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Kissing can cause Kaposi’s Sarcoma in AID

...auses purple skin blotches and can also attack the internal organs. The virus rarely causes sickness among people with normal disease defenses but attacks those with weakened immune system as in AIDS. The virus known as herpes virus 8 was discovered six years ago. Almost 30% to 50% of HIV-infected people wh...

Ebola Virus - 'Outbreak' Claims More Lives In Uganda.

...of high fever, chest pains, vomiting and extensive internal bleeding. Doctors can do little except provide supportive rehydration therapy...

WORM! WORM! all the way

... drinking the mixture said Weinstock, professor of internal medicine. The importance of contact with environmental organisms is supported by studies of mice specially bred to be germ-free, said Dr. Fergus Shanahan, of the National University of Ireland, Cork. Their gut movements are slower and the blood supp...

New spray gel heals surgical wounds

...y, biodegradable dressing sheets can be applied to internal wounds, but there has been little available to hel...eficial if the same technology could be applied to internal wounds ." she added....

Heat therapy relieves back pain

...e. It works on a specific type of back pain called internal disk disruption (IDD), which is responsible for 40 per cent of cases. This condition is caused by shrinkage of the 'buffer' tissue between the disks, which usually happens increasingly with age. It leads to the growth of new tissue full of pain recep...

Vitamins reduce pre-eclampsia

...gh blood pressure. If left untreated, it can cause internal bleeding, or even seizures (eclampsia).// The study, carried out at hospitals in London, looked at 346 women known to be at high-risk of the condition. Half were given 1000mg of vitamin C, and 400 IU of vitamin E a day, and compared with the other w...

Deep Sleep Doesn't Increase Memory

...d except for the heart, diaphragm, eye muscles and internal organs. Humans on average get about two hours of REM sleep per eight hours of sleep, usually just after falling asleep. Humans on average get about two hours of REM sleep per eight hours of sleep, usually just after falling asleep. "There are many...

The alarm clock in you

...essor Born - this is the first real evidence of an internal "mechanism which quickly adapts the sleep-wake rhythm to environmental challenges." Fifteen healthy volunteers with an average age of 25 and regular sleep patterns took part in the experiment, the results of which have been published in this week's...

FDA approves surgical gel

...nistration (FDA) approved a gel that promises less internal scarring for women undergoing certain surgeries. T...omedical Inc.'s Intergel, which promises to reduce internal scarring from certain gynecologic operations. // The gel, formally named Gynecare Intergel Adhesio...

Alcohol within the body

...not alcholism, but the production of alcohol by an internal distillery within the body itself. Dr Diehl thinks undigested food might stay in the intestines of obese people for longer. This could allow normally harmless gut bacteria to ferment the food and produce alcohol, which would then cause fat to form ...

A new hearing device improves hearing

...g within a barrel. The new aids have two parts - internal and external. The external processor is attached m... ear and picks up sounds which it transmits to the internal part, a receiver implanted into the middle ear. It provides clearer sound and less feedback than the...

Third artificial heart patient introduced

... that's completely implanted into the patient. Its internal battery is continually recharged by an external battery pack a patient wears at his waist. Harrison is one of six patients who have received the AbioCor as part of a clinical trial of the device. In order to be eligible, patients must have severe hea...

Older Men Surviving Coronary Bypasses

...the increased use of arterial grafts, particularly internal mammary artery grafts," says Pell. "We know that the use of these grafts has increased over that period." Also helping to boost the survival rates, according to Pell, are improvements in "secondary prevention," meaning post-surgical drug treatments a...

Fresh approach to TB treatment

...such as Canadida albicans but also increasingly in internal fungal infections.New azole drugs are being developed against fungi as the incidence of infection has increased dramatically in recent years.The potential value of these drugs against mycobacteria had not received attention because were not thought t...

Early Warning System For Breast Cancer

...RhoC-GTPase, is an enzyme involved in changing the internal skeleton of a cell - changes that allow a cell to polarize or move. That ability is important in muscle cells, which produce a lot of RhoC. But in cancerous non-muscle cells, RhoC is key to the structural changes that give a cell the ability to break...

Microscopic lens monitors heart problems

... The lens system might also be applicable to other internal problems, such as the detection of small tumours....

Leptin linked to Blood Clots

...Eitzman, a cardiologist and assistant professor of internal medicine, studied varying leptin levels in mice. Eitzman looked at a group of overweight mice that were genetically engineered to lack the gene needed to produce leptin. He found they took an average of 70 minutes to clot, almost twice as long as nor...

Important substance in curry conciliate Inflamed Colon

...nd healing. Dr. Ken Sugimoto, of the department of internal medicine at the Hamamatsu University //School of Medicine, Japan, showed that curcumin can improve experimental colitis. The researchers induced severe colitis, or colon inflammation, in mice using a chemical and immediately gave the mice a diet cont...

Jumping genes eliminate sections of DNA

...tudy and assistant professor of human genetics and internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School, said in describing the results of the research. These L1 elements technically are classified as transposons -- bits of DNA that can move around to different positions on the genome of a single c...

Early therapy aids eyesight

...ed with medicine and laser to reduce the amount of internal pressure in the eye. The rest of the group was left untreated. Patients who later showed signs of developing the disease were offered treatment. Six years into the study, doctors found the disease progressed more slowly in the treated patients than ...

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