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Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!

...n Monday that in the developing world smoking will kill more people than any other disease in the next 20 years. The report released from the Institute of Development Studies in Sussex, United Kingdom, says smoking and other tobacco related deaths would surpass 10 million a year. The short term and long t...

Pesticide impairs male reproductive function

...ts as many as 500 million people each year and may kill as many as 2.5 million across the globe, according to the World Health Organization. The WHO, along with hundreds of malaria and public health experts, supports the continued use of DDT for malaria control....

Tattoos may significantly increase risk of hepatitis C infection

...health risk because it is a silent disease but can kill millions. Although there is no cure, antiviral drugs combined with interferon therapy can be useful. The treatment is very long and can extend upto a year. Unpleasant side effects include nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue and depression. Hepati...

Special proteins to fight TB identified

...in stressful situations may help the immune system kill the TB bacteria, researchers in the UK report. According to a report in the June issue of the journal Nature Medicine, these heat-shock proteins, which are special proteins produced by the body help cells survive stressful times and bolster the immu...

Virus Combats Brain Tumour

...eatment utilising the naturally available virus to kill the brain tumor cells might be a useful treatment in the future. So the next step in this venture is to uphold trust before injecting into the nonhuman primates such as monkeys to make sure that it is safe before using them in humans. And even thoug...

Virus killer

A ribozyme, an enzyme that can be used to kill the deadly Hepatitis E virus has been designed by ...had been designed using the viral clones and would kill the virus by cutting RNA. The efficacy of the ribozyme was being tested on animals. The clone...

Dark skin protects

... engulf invading microorganisms and use enzymes to kill them. "Melanin is a sticky molecule. The bacteria and fungi get tangled up, and it stops them from proliferating." Also, a protein called attractin is known to regulate both melanisation and immunity in humans, suggesting a link between the two.He ...

Minor mutations in HIV virus

...gments on the surface. This is a suicide signal to kill the infected cell. The immune response that is generated depends on the ability to recognise the displayed HIV fragment. The study indicates that the virus can learn //how to evade the immune response in one person, and that it retains this ability...

Fright could be more harmful

...edicted that while bioweapons themselves might not kill many people, for many more, their prospect is having a devastating effect. Already, there are reports of mass illness - on 29 September, paint fumes set off a bioterrorism scare at a school in Washington State, sending 16 students and a teacher to ...

Drugs to stop burgeon of HIV

...aid Professor Gage. "If this occurs, the drug will kill off all non-mutated cells leaving only the mutated ones to thrive."Any drug that results from this research will work with the current treatments. "This will complement existing anti-HIV therapies," said Professor henry. The advantage of multi-drug t...

Birds breed viruses

... The outbreak - of the H5N1 sub-type - went on to kill six people and infect 12 others in a small but densely populated area. Nine cases were children under the age of 10.Both viruses were known to be circulating among chickens in Hong Kong, and some of the cases were known to have had contact with poult...

Fight against E.coli

...nnamon contains a compound that has the ability to kill bacteria. It has natural killing power. "If cinnamon can knock out E.coli 0157:H7, one of the most virulent food-borne microorganisms that exists today, it will certainly have antimicrobial effects on other common food-borne bacteria such as Salmonel...

Lancing tumours into the body

...o infected tissues, or even burrow into tumours to kill them off with a hot lance.Kazushi Ishiyama at Tohoku University in Japan has designed swimming micromachines based on cylindrical magnets.// Measuring 8 milllimetres long and less than a millimetre in diameter, each magnet is made of a neodymium-iro...

New drug may stop alopecia

... Hair falls out because chemotherapy drugs aim to kill rapidly dividing cancer cells but also hit the cells surrounding hair follicles that divide quickly. The gel works by inhibiting the action of an enzyme involved in cell division. By applying GW8510 directly to the scalp, the drug does not enter the ...

Memory loss associated with microbes

... the microscopic creature, a dinoflagellate, could kill came from US fishermen who noted that fish in the Pocomoke River and nearby estuaries were swimming erratically and had strange lesion marks on their skin. Investigators discovered dinoflagellates living in the water, and tests showed that the crea...

Risk for Pregnant Women

...Kalinowski said. Chlorine is added to tap water to kill microbes. The environmental groups said chlorine also reacts with organic matter, including sewage and animal waste from run-off, to form harmful CBPs. "Dirty source water going into the treatment plant means water contaminated with chlorination byp...

Hidden influenza virus protein found

... “hidden” influenza virus protein.This protein may kill immune system cells that fight the virus, thereby contributing to the virus’s potency, the researchers say.// The scientists turned up this new protein by accident, while sifting through bits and pieces of “junk” peptides. Junk peptides are short pr...

Leukemia pill shows promise against stomach cancer

...rms of cancer because of its ability to target and kill cancer cells without attacking healthy cells and causing severe side effects. // Approved last spring for a common type of adult leukemia, Gleevec can now be used to treat gastrointestinal stromal tumors, or GIST, which affect as many as 5,000 peop...

Beehives to curb caries

...t the colony against disease. It has been shown to kill Bacillus larvae, a bacterial disease that attacks bees. Results of the studies showed that overall, propolis inhibited 70-92 percent of Gtf activity in solution. There was a 45-95 percent inhibition in activity on the hydroxyapatite surfaces. The r...

Obesity increases health costs

...higher death toll, largely because lung cancer can kill more quickly than some common obesity-linked diseases, but obesity was worse when it came to long-term health problems. Being obese increases health care costs 36% and medication costs 77%, while smoking increases those costs 21% and 30%, respective...

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