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Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

...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, they said they examined the livers of two women who had received bone marrow transpl...

Gay capital reeling with rising HIV infection

...alse sense of having outsmarted the AIDS virus has led to general feeling that people need not be careful anymore. This is the culprit behind the spurt, authorities say. Known as the gay capital, San Francisco was the first few centers of the AIDS epidemic and more than half of the city?s gay men were ...

Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery

... Hospital are investigating the circumstances that led doctors René Kotzen and Mike W. Chow to operate on the wrong side of a patient’s brain to remove a life-threatening clot. The unfortunate patient, Kevin Walsh, was listed as stable after a corrective surgery was conducted on the right side of the br...

The brain loves a surprise

...t stimuli. Dr. Gregory S Berns of Emory University led the study. The fact that some people rely on an orderly routine, while others thrive on never knowing what the day will bring, may have something to do with the brain's "pleasure centers," researchers have found. In the study, Berns and his colleagu...

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

...med also by ACTSA (Action for South Africa), which led the campaign against drug companies in Britain. The development holds promise for all developing countries, a spokeswoman said. NGOs are now preparing to fight the fundamental WTO rules. "The fight to change the WTO rules is far from over," said For...

Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...face long-term developmental impairment. "We were led to the conclusion that ear disease does not cause any developmental problems," said Dr. Jack Paradise, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and lead researcher of the study, which appears in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers as...

Fight arthritic pain with acupuncture

... cures for those suffering from arthritis. A team led by Dr. Jeanette Ezzo, Washington, DC, and colleagues conducted a study and research on the beneficial effects of acupuncture. Acupuncture was first practiced in China more than 2,000 years ago. According to traditional theory, the human body has tho...

Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin

...at they are allergic to the drug. The researchers led by Dr. Alan R. Salkind, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, say that many patients fail to use these antibiotics because they misunderstand simple reactions to be drug allergies. Penicilli...

Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

...se Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, who led the research team, effects of breast milk significantly lowered the odds of being overweight by the early teen years, but showed less effect on weight during early childhood. In another study, Dr. Mathew W. Gilman and his colleagues at Harvard Medic...

Doctors advice early anemia tests

...neered a research in this field. Dr Andrea Sheriff led the study. Sheriff and her colleagues examined blood samples taken from 1,141 children when they were 8, 12 and 18 months old. These were compared to the hemoglobin levels with the children's development when they were 18 months old.Children with lev...

Experimental treatment for Ebola Virus Shows promising results in mice

...mising results in mice. In the study, researchers led by Dr. Manish Gupta took antibodies from the immune systems of mice that had survived infection with the deadly Ebola virus and injected them into other Ebola-free mice. Later, these mice were then infected with Ebola virus. Nearly all the mice were...

The flip side of AIDS cocktails – HAART regime damages live

..., which causes liver damage. According to a study led by Dr. Raymond T. Chung, who presented the findings at Digestive Disease Week in Atlanta last week, severe liver toxicity forced almost one in every four patients to stop the treatment. Regimens that contained drugs called nonnucleoside reverse tran...

Antibiotics losing their power against acne

...n bacteria - Propionibacterium acnes. Researchers led by Dr. Carl Erik Nord of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden studied this growing antibiotic resistance on the part of P.acnes and have opined that the used of antibiotics to treat acne should be restricted and other regimens should be test...

Special proteins to fight TB identified

...mune system, the report indicates. This study has led the scientists headed by Dr. Stewart to opine that finding a way to produce extra heat-shock proteins represents a potential method of protecting people from TB. Dr. Stewart added that the study demonstrated the potential for a new class of drugs, w...

Mystery behind Preeclampsia uncovered

...lsive seizures during pregnancy. The research was led by Dr.Valerian E.Kagan of the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The investigators analyzed blood samples from 21 women who were diagnosed with preeclampsia and compared the results with samples from 21 healthy pregnant women and 12 non-pregnan...

India's anti-AIDS drug market engaged in price war

...petition in the domestic anti-AIDS drug market has led to Cipla, a leader in the segment, cut its brand prices five to six times in the last three years. Thus, Cipla triggered a controversy by offering anti-AIDS drugs at a drastically lower prices. Pharmaceutical companies in India are able to gain good...

Beer vitamin protects heart

...normal range. Drinking beer regularly for 3 weeks led to a 30% increase in vitamin B6 levels. This vitamin is thought to help break down homocysteine. Drinking red wine or Dutch gin brought only about half that increase, research showed. Older individuals and men with an elevated body mass index tended...

Cancer Inheritance

...f several relatively rare genes. The new model led him to a very different conclusions; cancers are genetically influenced; rare cancers are more common cancers; and cancers with an early onset are more likely to be inherited than those that develop later in life....

Sponging Cattle betters spraying in eradicating Malaria

...aying has become more costly.Therefore researchers led by Dr. Mark Rowland at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine thought to treat cattle with insecticide directly and costs just one-fifth as much. Rowland and colleagues compared the methods in six Afghan refugee settlements in Pakistan. ...

Estrogen lowers cancer risk

... colorectal cancer. Dr. Carlo La Vecchia, who led the study said "For a while now we have suspected that estrogen in the pill could protect against bowel cancer and our research has gone some way to confirm this In the future, it may be possible //to develop new treatments that take advantage of the...

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