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Potential New Cancer Gene Identified

...ion 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 one of the most aggressive childhood cancers, as well as other cancers associated with increases in the HMG-I/Y gene according to the J...

Stress reduces your immunity- startling but true!!!!!

...ve healthy without compromising on our own inbuilt lines of defence. Especially when HIV and other immune suppressing conditions (generally following viral infections) already compromise the immunity of a person, stress can take a heavy toll on a person's health. This has formed the basis of the latest re...

Virus Combats Brain Tumour

...that in a set of experiments involving cancer cell lines grown in the laboratory, reovirus destroyed cancer cells in 20 out of the 24 cell lines. It was also found that these virus killed the tumour cells that were taken from the humans and grown in the laboratory. In their study, mice that had human glio...

Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine

... one reason they are willing to wait in hours-long lines to get a shot of influenza vaccine this year: They want to avoid both the flu and anthrax panic. "We're getting a tremendous amount of calls and a tremendous response'' to flu vaccination clinics, said Cindy Schulte of the Schenectady County Health D...

A need for new stem cell lines

According to researchers, existing stem cell lines could accrue genetic abnormalities over time and new stem cell lines will likely be needed. Dr. Burt Vogels, chairman of a key stem cell research committee of the Natio...

Stem cell research

...hers wrote. Their success in maintaining stem cell lines in culture for an extended period, isolating early-stage nerve cells and nurturing them into mature nerve cells, is an important demonstration that the speculative potential of stem cells can actually be harnessed in practice....

Exposure to EMF may cause leukemia

...Fews, at the University of Bristol, suggests power lines produce electrically charged particles called "corona ions". According to their controversial theory, these attach themselves to airborne pollutants such as exhaust fumes, giving them an electrical charge and making them more likely to be deposited...

Creams may not reverse aging

...vitamins in skin creams that promise to erase fine lines and prevent wrinkles will get you little more than an empty wallet.//Antioxidants are known to prevent agents called free radicals from damaging cells in the body and the skin.Free radicals are a result of normal body processes, but they can also be ...

Campaign aims to simplify OTC drug labels

... the products. The use of bullets, spacing between lines and clearly marked sections are other changes aimed at improving the reading ability....

Compressed DNA aids gene patients

...hich involves faulty production of the mucus which lines the lungs, is caused by a single faulty gene....

Stem Cells Have Few Mutations

...``Because of the accumulation of mutations in cell lines that have been in culture for a long time, the 78 cell lines are not likely to be maximally beneficial'' for medical treatments.'' Dr. Clive Svendsen, a stem c...

Better skin with lasers

...University, new techniques with lasers help remove lines and wrinkled from age and sun damaged skin. Exposu...ke its toll in later years in terms of wrinkles,// lines and age spots on the skin. But, says Dr Arielle Kauvar, a dermatologist at New York University, non-...

A new discovery about Acetaminophen

... but COX-1 helps produce the protective mucus that lines the stomach. Inhibition of COX-1 leads to the sometimes serious side effects of NSAIDs like stomach irritation and bleeding. Researchers at Brigham University in the US have now discovered a new COX enzyme, COX-3, which appears to be the target of ...

A new discovery about Acetaminophen

... but COX-1 helps produce the protective mucus that lines the stomach. Inhibition of COX-1 leads to the sometimes serious side effects of NSAIDs like stomach irritation and bleeding. Researchers at Brigham University in the US have now discovered a new COX enzyme, COX-3, which appears to be the target of ...

Endometriosis connected to fertility

...s is a condition in which the tissue that normally lines the uterus grows in other areas of the body, causing pain, irregular bleeding, and frequently infertility. Tissue typically grows in the pelvic area, outside of the uterus, on the ovaries, bowel, rectum, bladder, and the delicate lining of the pelvis...

Gene study links endometriosis, infertility

...is, a condition that occurs when the tissue //that lines the uterus, the endometrium, exists outside the uterus -- often in the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Dr. Linda Giudice of Stanford University in California discovered that women with endometriosis tend to show defects in genes related to embryo attac...

The 'lazy man's yoga"

...to Thai massage practitioners, blockages in energy lines are the roots of many illnesses. They say that stimulating the flow of this energy is the key to better health and the healing of serious health afflictions. "There are meridians on the arms that are connected to organs and the entire body," Diftle...

New heart-healthy corn due in stores by 2007

...rcent of the harmful saturated fat. The new corn lines contain less polyunsaturated fat -- just 20 percent -- while the oleic acid content climbs to 70 percent. The new breed still contains 10 percent saturated fat. The flavor from the new corn is said to be similar to conventional corn oil, which is b...

Reducing HIV Transmission

...ls no longer have a justifiable place in the front lines of the global struggle against HIV/AIDS. It is up to all of us to focus on development of equitable distribution and effective use of these agents now....

A Combination Of Drugs Effective In The Treatment Of Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer

... previous hormone therapy had failed in at least 3 lines of treatment. The investigators included patients who had undergone palliative radiotherapy at any point during their disease. The patient’s median age was 67 years, with a range of 60 to 81 years. The patient’s median Eastern Cooperative Oncology ...

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