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Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk

...er Research Fund, said the research underlined the key role that HPV infection plays in the development of cervical cancer. He said, 'The results show that women with low levels of infection are at extremely low risk of developing cervical cancer within 10 years, the implications are that women with low ...

Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...ndition--that could have caused the symptoms. "The key message is that misdiagnosis of epilepsy is common and that in many cases the true cause is cardiac," the study's lead author, Dr. Amir Zaidi, of the Manchester Heart Centre in the UK, told Reuters Health. People who are believed to have epilepsy, bu...

Potential New Cancer Gene Identified

...und that another gene called the HMG-I/Y gene is a key genetic "target" necessary for Myc-mediated transformation. When the expression of this target gene in Burkitt's lymphoma cell lines was blocked, the cancer cells revert back to normal-appearing cells. This could point the way to new therapies for ...

Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis

...mmation-causing cytokines. There are, however, two key problems associated with using the neutralizing antibodies tested in the trials. First, they require frequent administration. Additionally, the body's immune system eventually recognizes the antibodies as foreign and generates an immune response that...

More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies

... it floats around freely. This free form of PSA is key to identifying the patient who requires a biopsy. Jean deKernion-Urologist, at the UCLA School of Medicine says, "A lot of people have a high PSA and don't have cancer. The free PSA helps you discern those people from the people who do have cancer...

PCR emerging as a promising technique for Diagnosing Urinary Tuberculosis

...d CT scan, intravenous urogram continues to be the key investigation method for the genitourinary tuberculosis....

Life Saving Cancer Drugs – From Chicken! Possible Says 'Dolly’ Creatos

...burgh, said, “ The collaboration with Viragen is a key part of our strategy to expand the institute’s development of medical applications of Dolly technolgy”....

Man against HIV – new vaccine ready for human trials

...n is an important protein in the virus, which is a key building block of the dreaded virus. By blocking the TAT protein the scientists hope to stop the growth of the virus inside the human body. So they say this vaccine will be effective even in old cases of HIV. All eyes are now on the results of human ...

Spirituality helps lessen arthritic pain

... religious experiences of patients is important in key to understanding their experience of their disease. So the in thing now is positive mental attitude and feeling strong to cope with pain with spirituality...

Beware of the oral patch! It could be cancer!!!

...somes in the cells that make up the patches is the key to finding if the patches can become cancerous or not. If it's the normal 46, cancer is unlikely. If the number is doubled, cancer is more likely. And it becomes very likely if the number of chromosomes cannot be divided evenly by 23, the number of c...

New drug helps boost cancer treatment

...y designing a new drug, which attaches itself to a key position on cancer cells and gives new potency to failing chemotherapy drugs thereby extending survival of advanced colorectal cancer patients. IMC-C225, the new drug which is actually a monoclonal antibody, is designed to interfere with the epiderm...

Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

...eight remained even after Gilman’s team considered key factors like the children’s calorie intake, exercise levels and their mothers’ body weight. The reason why breast-feeding might reduce the risk of obesity later in life is unclear. One possibility is that formula milk and breast milk have different ...

African HIV strains more resistant to anti HIV drugs

... of Sciences.Comparing the protease inhibitor to a key and the protease to a lock, Dr. Freire said when there are new strains of the virus, the key will not fit the lock and hence it will be difficult to control the burgeoning AIDS situation in Afr...

ATG useful in transplant patients as substitute for steroids

...man T-lymphocytes. Steroids have been considered a key component of liver transplant treatment, even though they are associated with adverse side effects. When a patient receives an organ transplant, the body's white blood cells often try to reject the new organ .It is here that ATG steps in. The rabbit ...

Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand

...as overeating and getting little exercise are also key to the development of type 2 diabetes-the form of the disease that is closely linked to obesity. In addition, Lustman said, diabetes and depression affect some of the same hormones and neurotransmitters. Depression can promote resistance to insulin, ...

New Laser Techniques cure degeneration of the eye

...nce it requires trained skills. Doctors feel, the key to successful treatment is early self-diagnosis. This is effective, when doctors recommend patients to visit an optometrist or eye specialist if they notice any change in the clarity of their vision....

Focus on DNA transcription

...have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds up the// process by which the information contained in DNA,is converted into functions critical for maintaining life. ...

Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

...od. The research shows light to understanding the key role that female sex hormones play in a wide range of functions. Research has already shown that the time of the month can profoundly affect the symptoms of migraine, asthma and cardiac arrhythmia.The early follicular phase - the week during or immed...

Minor mutations in HIV virus

...Hospital (MGH), published a study-- HIV can mutate key proteins in order to hide from an immune attack. B...ularly apparent in the children since they inherit key elements of their immune systems from their parents, and thus there is a strong chance that they wil...

Alcohol linked to brain activity

...he body such as ability to button a shirt or put a key in a lock. It is thought that alcohol exerts benefits through thinning the blood vessels and by increasing levels of high density lipoprotein (LDL, or 'good' cholesterol) in the blood. This study suggests that the usual recommendations on alcohol int...

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