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Vaccine to quit smoking?
...events it from reaching the brain, where it causes its
stimulatory effects. In animal control experiments, the vaccine was effective in preventing brain distribution of nicotine. For India? We need a Beedi Vaccine!...
Immunosupressants for Eczema
...tients. Eczema is a devastating disease because of its
chronicity as well as the symptomatology of its
lesions.For India? Well, unfortunately we have a list of D/D for itching skin lesions which runs rat...
Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
...hospitals. Three years ago, when the NCCN produced its
prostate cancer guidelines there was no mention of brachytherapy. "There was a lot of noise at the time about not putting brachytherapy in the guidelines," said Dr. Laurence Baker, associate chief of hematology/oncology at the University of Michiga...
NEW ROBOTIC SURGERY ARM APPROVED BY FDA
...l, Inc., of Mountain View, Calif., is the first of its
kind.The robotic arms, which have a "wrist" built in to the end of the tool, giving surgeons additional manipulation ability during laparoscopic surgery, enabling easier, more intricate motion and better control of surgical tools. The new robotic sy...
PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION GENE DISCOVERED
...e of all ages, including young children. Because its
incidence is low, learning about the disease has b... disease takes us one step closer to understanding its
causes and provides essential information that should lead to the design of more effective therapies...
Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver
...he liver is an incredibly regenerative organ using its
own cells," Dr. Neil Theise of the New York University School of Medicine, who led the study, said in a statement. So his team decided to look and see if other cells might get drafted in to help with this process. Writing in the journal Hepatology, t...
A Porcine Dolly
...hese studies race off the press, a third report -- its
publication also expedited by Nature -- finds that... fact that another type of retrovirus, harmless in its
original host species, causes AIDS in humans. Every cell in a pig's body carries some 50 copies of P...
Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis
... sees these genes as outside invaders, it produces its
own neutralizing antibodies capable of restraining...involves teaching the immune system how to correct its
own mistakes, fooling the natural immune system into fighting itself by neutralizing the excessive c...
Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief
...term, but the Hopkins study was designed to assess its
long-term value. The doctors discovered that 62% of the patients reported significant improvement in their pain, with significant improvement defined as a greater than 50% decrease in pain score...
New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association
...merican Heart Association announced it has revised its
guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the treatment of cardiovascular emergencies. Untrained bystanders and CPR-certified lay people will no longer have to check an unconscious person's pulse before administering chest compressions. Inste...
El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks
...e the melting of the snowpack in the Himalayas and its
effect on monsoons, precipitation and river discharge. Floods and drought can affect not only human interactions with water resources and therefore exposure to the pathogen, but also sanitary conditions and disease susceptibility. The discovery of ...
Endangered species may be successfully cloned in another animal's womb
.... The scientific journal Cloning has reported in its
upcoming edition that the Iowa cow is expected to deliver the cloned Asian gaur sometime next month. The Asian gaur is a cow-like animal native to India and Burma. It will become the first endangered species to be cloned and the first cloned animal ...
Controversial deal on public access of the human genome map
Celeron Genomics Inc , will soon publish its
findings on the human genome project , which is a much talked about topic, considering that the mapping of the genes will enable one to have the information to manipulate individual characteristics like the color of the eye or even skin. It will al...
Ebola Virus - 'Outbreak' Claims More Lives In Uganda.
The curse of Uganda – the deadly Ebola virus in its
latest outbreak has claimed around 156 lives by December 5th according to Health Ministry officials in Kampala. More shocking is the fact that the dead include many health workers including doctors & nurses. But what shocked the nation was the deat...
When Celebrities Die
...few are all etched in the memory of the nation and its
millions. The sorrow multiplies if the death is violent and gory- the crash that claimed Lady Diana's life and the assassinations of Indira and Rajiv Gandhi are always remembered as horrendous events in world history. But more disturbing is the fact ...
Heart disease in the newborn is related to maternal malnutrition
December issue Heart has carried a study on maternal malnutrition in the first trimester of pregnancy and how it causes coronary heart diseases in the newborn. Dr. Tessa .J. Rosé boom of the university of Amsterdam and her team have studied the occur...
“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr
...t out as yet. Ultimately as Sherlock Holmes says “ its
elementary my dear Watson”. That’s what Farrell says! But is it really elementary? Only time and the Iowa judge will tll....
Fight anemia by fortifying crops with iron!!!!!!!!
.... Looks like our scientists are taking the bull by its
horns… lets hope they succeed!!...
Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children
With many festivals round the corner its
boom time for fireworks. We can never imagine diwali without fireworks. Pongal or karthigai also have their share of fireworks. Then of course the usual rigmarole of India – Pakistan cricket matches where even cricket stadia aren’t exempted from fire...
Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors
...hs old and was seen holding on to the dead body of its
mother. The baby survived with minor injuries. El...here the disturbing scenario of lawlessness raised its
ugly head in the form of looting of the quake hit areas. In the ghost town of Bhuj, anti social elem...
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